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Fireballs fade into school hallways in this screenshot from "No Subway Under BHHS," a video released by the school district's parent-teacher council.
"No Subway Under BHHS," a dramatic video by the Beverly Hills school district's parent-teacher council, is gaining attention for its catastrophic depiction of dangers that they say may exist in the plans for building the Westside subway extension under the campus.
The school, which sits atop oil wells that the video claims are not capped or mapped properly, shows fireball graphics fade into images of children as they walk to class, narrated with ominous voiceover.
There have been community protests and threats by the city and the school district to sue over the tunneling plan. Metro approved the environmental review for much of the plans last month, but is holding out on moving forward on the Beverly Hills HS portion until a meeting this month. The Metro maintains its plan is safe.