|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 29 Jul 2009 21:43:45 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Economic Development Conveyance and Treasure Island (CA)|
Speaker Pelosi has her eye on Treasure Island By Roxana Tiron The Hill (DC) July 29, 2009House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is eyeing treasure in a massive Pentagon bill that could benefit her district greatly.
Pelosi is among dozens of House lawmakers pressing for a little-known provision in the defense policy bill that would speed up the transfer of military bases to private developers.
One of those shuttered bases has been the subject of years of failed negotiations between San Francisco, the city Pelosi represents, and the Navy.
The two parties have been at a stalemate over Treasure Island, a Navy base that closed in 1993 and sits atop a man-made island in the San Francisco Bay that has city planners seeing dollar signs.
.... For the entire article, see http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/speaker-pelosi-has-her-eye-on-treasure-island-2009-07-29.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 <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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