|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 18 Dec 2010 10:37:03 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PRESERVATION: Moffett Field's (CA) Hangar One restoration undermined by Appropriations defeat|
DC Republicans kill Hangar One funding Massive steel skeleton may be left bare in 2011 by Daniel Debolt Mountain View Voice (CA) December 17, 2010Congress woman Anna Eshoo has declared dead an $8 million request for Hangar One, which means the icon's massive steel skeleton may be left bare when the Navy strips it of its PCB-laden siding this Spring.
The $8 million earmark was in an omnibus appropriations bill that Senate Republicans have promised to filibuster.
"When the Omnibus died, the $8 million I was proud to secure for Hangar One died with it," Eshoo said in an email Friday.
The defense appropriation, originally set at $10 million had passed through a congressional defense subcommittee and was eagerly awaited by the community, where elected officials have overwhelmingly supported Hangar One's restoration and a fight to save the historic structure has been going on for over five years.
... For the entire article, see http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3733 -- 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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