A group calling itself Citizens for Odor Nuisance Abatement has filed a Superior Court suit against the City of San Diego and interim mayor Todd Gloria, according to Courthouse News Service.
The suit demands that the city clean up excrement from rocks in La Jolla Cove and take down the fence that limits public access to it.
The group claims the fence was erected without public notice or an environmental impact report and violates the Local Coastal Plan requiring access. The suit claims that fencing off the public led to the buildup of sea-lion poop and cormorant guano that cause noxious odors. If the public had access, the sea lions and cormorants would stay away, says the suit.
The attorney for the suit is Norman Blumenthal of Blumenthal, Nordrehaug and Bhomick.