The U.S. Commerce Department ruled against construction of a toll road this week that would have cut through California’s San Onofre State Park, potentially disturbed endangered species, and destroyed the bitchin’ waves at a popular surfing spot. In a last-ditch attempt to resuscitate the road after a slapdown by the state’s coastal commission, proponents had appealed to the Commerce Department arguing that the $1.3 billion road was crucial to national security.