|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||5 Jul 2007 17:12:27 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Radar and windmill at Otis Air Base (MA)|
Base windmill hinges on radar analysis By Amanda Lehmert Cape Cod Times (MA) July 4, 2007OTIS AIR BASE - Plans to build a wind turbine at the base are on hold until officials figure out whether a turbine would interfere with the Air Force's PAVE PAWS radar station in Sagamore.
Last month, the Missile Defense Agency issued a report that found a proposed offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound would not interfere with the Air Force's missile-tracking radar because the turbines would be built outside of a 25-kilometer buffer around the Sagamore radar.
But a planned Air Force turbine falls within that zone.The Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment, which runs a cleanup program at Otis, planned to build a turbine that would provide electricity to a groundwater cleanup facility.
... For the entire article, see http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070704/NEWS/707040315/-1/NEWSLETTER02 -- 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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