|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 19 Feb 2010 20:33:24 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] EXPANSION: Impact of Tinian range (Northern Marianas)|
CNMI yearns for more economic benefits from US military buildup By Haidee V. Eugenio Saipan Tribune (CNMI) February 19, 2010The CNMI government wants the U.S. military to do more to provide economic benefits to, and mitigate social impacts on, the CNMI as a result of the $15- to $20-billion military buildup mainly in Guam.
...The buildup involves the relocation of more than 8,000 Marines and their 9,000 dependents from Okinawa, Japan to Guam, the construction of facilities for recurring aircraft carrier visits, the development of an Army air and missile defense facility on Guam, and more Marine training facilities on Tinian.
"We welcome the military buildup in our region in whatever capacity the U.S. military deems appropriate and acceptable as long as the mitigation effects are in direct proportion to the proposed actions," the CNMI government said.
... For the entire article, see http://www.saipantribune.com/newsstory.aspx?newsID=97359&cat=1 -- 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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