Developer Blatstein’s South Philly super Wawa plan runs into waterfront resistance

He had Council delay consideration of his bill to incorporate feedback from opponents of the change, such as the Central Delaware Advocacy Group, (CDAG), a coalition of river-adjacent community groups. Critics said Squilla’s proposal unfairly disregarded the overlay, which was adopted in 2013 after months of negotiation among landowners, open-space advocates, and neighborhood associations.

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