|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 25 Jan 2011 13:14:04 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Federal City at Naval Support Activity Algiers (LOA)|
Congress gives Navy OK to turn over property at Naval Support Activity
Paul Purpura New Orleans Times-Picayune (LA) January 25, 2011The Navy has permission from Congress to give to the Algiers Development District board 156 acres at the Naval Support Activity, which will be converted to mixed-use development under the federal city plan.
The provision was included in the 2011 Defense Authorization Act, a $725 billion measure Congress approved last year which President Barack Obama signed into law Jan. 7. About $147 million is included for defense-related construction and land acquisition projects in Louisiana, including $16.3 million for a new air traffic control tower at the Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base in Belle Chasse.
While the secretary of the Navy has the authority to give the land to the Algiers board, the transfer isn't expected to happen soon, officials said.
... For the entire article, see http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2011/01/congress_gives_navy_ok_to_turn.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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