|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 18 Dec 2008 21:26:44 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] EXPANSION: Yucca Valley (CA) opposed 29 Palms expansion westward|
Council objects to base expansion heading west By Rebecca Unger Hi-Desert Star (CA) December 17, 2008YUCCA VALLEY - The Town Council took a stand on the proposed expansion of the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Thursday by approving a resolution granting them stakeholder status to the process.
...The resolution states that while the Town of Yucca Valley supports MCAGCC's need to expand its live-fire training facilities, the council opposes expansion into Johnson Valley off-road vehicle recreational areas.
...More than 420,000 acres of BLM public lands and non-federally owned lands are being considered in different alternatives for expansion by the Department of the Navy. Per the Town's staff report, 135,000 of those acres would be taken from the Johnson Valley OHV area's 188,000 acres, making them off limits to the public.
... For the entire article, see http://www.hidesertstar.com/articles/2008/12/17/news/doc4948adaaa4cf1325541905.txt -- 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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