|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 26 Sep 2010 14:30:20 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENCROACHMENT: Camp Williams (UT)|
Camp Williams grapples with urban growth By Amy Joi O'Donoghue Deseret News September 26, 2010HERRIMAN - The neighborhood critics who assert Camp Williams should relocate in light of a devastating fire underscore a report by the National Governor's Association that says urban encroachment is the No. 1 threat to the future of military installations across the country.
An estimated 80 percent of those installations are facing urban growth higher than the national average, according to the report, and only a handful of states are embracing strategies to counter the problem.
Even as Camp Williams, its neighboring communities and Salt Lake and Utah counties embark on a planning process to formulate compatible land uses, such measures have been formalized for more than a decade with its neighbor to the north - Hill Air Force Base.
... For the entire article, see http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700068666/Camp-Williams-grapples-with-urban-growth.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 <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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