|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||4 Apr 2007 05:51:21 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Air Force Academy (CO) and the Prebles meadow jumping mouse|
Habitat encroachment begets more oversight By PAM ZUBECK COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE (CO) April 3, 2007Procedures for environmental review and managing construction will be revised after an RV parking lot was built on habitat of the federally protected Prebles meadow jumping mouse.
The lot was built on the Air Force Academy's south side near a creek channel where Fish and Wildlife Service officials think the mouse lives.
The academy violated an agreement with Fish and Wildlife by failing to notify the agency before encroaching on the habitat. The violation carries no fine.
The lot intruded on less than half an acre of the academy's 3,500 acres reserved for the mouse, which is protected under the Endangered Species Act.
... For the entire article, see http://www.gazette.com/onset?id=20830&template=article.html -- 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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