|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||12 Apr 2005 16:06:09 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] San Diego - "Airport panel backs away from military sites"|
Airport panel backs away from military sites By: MARK WALKER North County Times (San Diego, CA) April 12, 2005 SAN DIEGO ---- In the wake of flak from the region's federal and state lawmakers, the agency searching for a new regional airport site agreed Monday to withhold consideration of military facilities until an upcoming round of national base closures is completed at year's end. The San Diego County Airport Authority voted Monday 8-1 not to discuss five bases in the region as potential airport sites until the federal Base Realignment and Closure Commission, Congress and President Bush decide if any area bases should be shuttered. The authority was established by the state Legislature in 2003 to assume management of San Diego International Airport's Lindbergh Field and to come up with a recommendation for a new airport or expansion of Lindbergh in time for a countywide vote on the matter in November 2006. Its contemplation of military sites has raised the ire of lawmakers and others working to keep the region's bases open. ... For the entire article, see http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2005/04/12/news/top_stories/41105194734.txt -- Lenny Siegel Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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