|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 9 Jan 2010 12:54:24 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENERGY: Nellis Air Force Base (NV)|
Green energy, military seek common groundNellis Base Commander Col. Howard Belote says the process of siting a green project near military installations needs to be streamlined.
By Stephanie Tavares Las Vegas Sun (NV) January 8, 2010Even if it didn't have high-powered weaponry, the Air Force would have to be reckoned with in Nevada.
It directly and indirectly employs thousands of state civilians and controls much of the land.
But military interests have run smack into those of the nation’s most powerful politicians and the industry touted as Nevada’s potential financial savior.
Renewable energy companies want to fill the state's desert with solar arrays and dot its peaks with wind turbines. They would create hundreds of short-term construction jobs, lease income for cities and the federal government, and emission-free energy.
... For the entire article, see http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/jan/08/green-energy-military-seek-common-ground/ -- 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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