|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 28 May 2009 23:37:21 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: South Weymouth Naval Air Station (MA) delays|
Navy critical of plans for base Delays prompt pointed inquiry By Casey Ross Boston Globe May 29, 2009Frustrated by a lack of progress, the Navy is questioning the ability of the public agency overseeing redevelopment of the South Weymouth Naval Air Station to complete a deal to buy the air base and proceed with one of the state's largest building projects.
A top Navy official on Wednesday sent a terse e-mail to the head of South Shore Tri-Town Development Corp., a joint venture of Abington, Rockland, and Weymouth, admonishing the agency for failing to answer even basic questions about the status of the project, such as whether its partnership with a private developer of the base is still valid.
The Navy official also questioned whether Tri-Town has taken any meaningful steps to raise the $43 million necessary to purchase the remaining 900 acres from the Navy. Tri-Town has already missed a March 31 deadline to buy the land.
... For the entire article, see http://www.boston.com/business/articles/2009/05/29/navy_questions_plans_at_former_south_weymouth_naval_air_station/ -- 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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