|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 4 Feb 2011 10:36:04 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Brunswick [ME] getting private airport"|
Brunswick getting private airportThe Navy is giving 990 acres of BNAS land and aviation facilities to the redevelopment agency.
By Dennis Hoeydhoey Portland Press Herald (ME) February 4, 2011More than 990 acres with runways, hangars and other aviation facilities will be given at no cost to the agency that is overseeing the redevelopment of the Brunswick Naval Air Station.
That means that in just two months, Brunswick will be home to a fully functional airport. The Brunswick Executive Airport will open for business April 2.
...Levesque said the conveyance is a significant milestone in the redevelopment of the base from military to civilian use. "It represents the first major piece of property transferred to us by the Navy," he said.
The Navy discontinued use of its Brunswick base in January 2010. The base will officially be closed down -- the victim of a national effort to close military installations -- on May 31.
... For the entire article, see http://www.pressherald.com/news/brunswick-getting-private-airport_2011-02-04.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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