|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 12 Nov 2008 13:14:36 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENCROACHMENT: Whiting Field (FL) buffer funding|
Less money this year for Whiting land Santa Rosa gets smaller amount for preserving area around base Louis Cooper Pensacola News Journal (FL) November 11, 2008Santa Rosa County will receive only $200,000 to purchase land around Whiting Field Naval Air Station in 2009, the smallest amount in seven years with the exception of 2008, when it received no funds.
More than $2.3 million has been received from the state's Defense Initiative Fund that prevents private encroachment to military sites. Nearly 600 acres around the base north of Milton have been purchased.
The smaller 2009 allocation is due to the lagging economy and resulting strain on state funds, said Cindy Anderson, executive director of TEAM Santa Rosa, the county's economic development arm.
... For the entire article, see http://www.pnj.com/article/20081111/NEWS01/811110332/1006 -- 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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