|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 1 May 2010 00:17:23 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENERGY, ENCROACHMENT: Oregon wind farm OKd|
Pentagon drops opposition to big Oregon wind farm By Scott Learn The Oregonian April 30, 2010Under heavy political fire, the Pentagon has dropped its opposition to the huge Shepherds Flat wind energy farm in north-central Oregon, a decision that brings construction jobs, royalties and taxes to two counties that badly need them.
The Pentagon, at the urging of the Air Force, had stopped Shepherds Flat because of concerns that 338 towering turbines planned in Gilliam and Morrow counties would scramble radar signals from a station built outside Fossil in 1958.
On Friday, Oregon Democratic Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., announced the Pentagon had agreed to allow the project, the largest in the United States, to go forward.
... For the entire article, see http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/04/air_forces_drops_opposition_to.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 <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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