|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 17 Sep 2009 09:54:52 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE, SHIPS: Mare Island (CA) drydocks|
Firm pushes M.I. dry dock plan By Jessica A. York Vallejo Times-Herald (CA) September 17, 2009The potential reopening of two Mare Island dry docks drew more than four dozen spectators to a tour of the docks and a community meeting Wednesday.
California Dry Docks Solutions representatives acknowledged concerns about the industrial nature of the company, which plans to secure four federal ship dismantling contracts. Industrial and non-industrial compatibility will be an ongoing issue, officials said; some consider it a positive marriage, and others a negative one.
"This is not a Starbucks, this is heavy marine industry," said company CEO Jay Anast. "It's up to you -- the community -- if you want that in your city."
... For the entire article, see http://www.timesheraldonline.com/ci_13356147 -- 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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