|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 27 Mar 2008 16:58:24 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENERGY, ENCROACHMENT: Kern County (CA) wind farm|
Planning Commission OKs plan for desert wind farm BY JENNY SHEARER Bakersfield Californian February 29. 2008 Mighty winds blow through Kern County, and plans for a wind-farm project that could create energy dominated a lengthy discussion at Thursday's Kern County Planning Commission meeting. The commission voted 3-1 to support the PdV Wind Energy Project by Power Partners Southwest LLC, an entity affiliated with enXco, to move forward with plans to place 100 to 300 wind turbines on nearly 6,000 acres about 15 miles west of Rosamond. ... But Northrop Grumman, a defense contractor, doesn't want the project in its backyard. Dave Mazur, a vice president and program manager for the B2 bomber, said the turbines would interfere with its operations at the Tejon Test Facility, so much so that it would have to close. The facility works on stealth technology testing and many classified military contracts, but it's not a military installation. Northrop asked the commission to postpone any decision so a third party, cleared to review classified issues, could review the project. ... For the entire article, see http://www.bakersfield.com/137/story/376611.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 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@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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