|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 13 Jul 2010 09:43:17 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLOSURE: White Alice radar site, Nome, Alaska|
Nome's iconic Cold War radar towers may soon be history Anchorage Daily News (AK) July 12, 2010The long-unused White Alice radar towers on Nome's Anvil Mountain -- visible from almost everywhere in the Western Alaska hub for more than 50 years -- have become aviation navigation aids and even the site of weddings. The Air Force, which is in the process of cleaning up chemical contamination at the Cold War-era site, had planned to tear down the towers, which have asbestos backing, The Nome Nugget reports. But many in Nome want to see the towers remain, and they're trying to work out a compromise.
From The Nugget: Sitnasuak Native Corp., which has selected the land under Native claims and wants to take documented ownership, intends to decide the fate of the towers in two weeks. ... Before the land can transfer to Sitnasuak, it must pass through the federal Bureau of Land Management, the agency that sorts out claims in certain land disposals.
... For the entire article, see http://www.adn.com/2010/07/12/1363488/nomes-iconic-radar-towers-may.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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