|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 8 Aug 2010 11:49:06 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENCROACHMENT: El Mirage, AZ and Luke Air Force Base|
El Mirage quiets down on Luke AFB noise issue by Cecilia Chan The Arizona Republic August 7, 2010All is quiet in El Mirage as the F-35 makes its way through an environmental-impact review. Leaders of the northwest Valley city that borders Luke Air Force Base had voiced concerns with the jet's noise.
The U.S. Air Force last week chose the Glendale base as its preferred site to train F-35 pilots, though an environmental-impact study must be conducted before a final decision is made.
El Mirage ruffled Luke supporters last year when it raised concerns about the military's latest jet, but city leaders have gone quiet as of late.
The cash-strapped city of 40,000 has toned down its rhetoric and let its lobbyist go. Key council members who once led the contrarian views about Luke are no longer in office.
... For the entire article, see http://www.azcentral.com/community/glendale/articles/2010/08/07/20100807luke-air-force-base-noise-issue.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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