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Protecting the District's parkland

Aug 06, 2013 - The Washington Post

Regarding the July 28 editorial "Approaching the goal":

The Post's coverage of the designation of Buzzard Point as the new home of D.C. United has overlooked an important reason to toast the siting of the proposed soccer stadium in near-Southwest: It represents a reprieve for Anacostia Park.

Since 2005, the power players that lead the District's sports-governmental complex have pointed their long knives at Poplar Point, a gorgeous and pastoral plot of parkland lying just across the...