|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 22 Apr 2011 10:05:20 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] EXPANSION: Off-roaders challenge Twentynine Palms (CA)|
Off-roaders voice displeasure with Marines Corps plan Kris Reilly Victorville Desert Dispatch (CA) April 14, 2011VICTORVILLE - People from throughout Southern California showed up Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn to voice their concerns about a U.S. Marine Corps proposal that could close a large part of the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area.
The Marine Corps is considering several alternatives for expanding its Twentynine Palms Air Ground Combat Center training area.
Its preferred plan, Alternative 6, would permanently close most of the Johnson Valley OHV Area, with a smaller portion used by the Marines two months a year and another small portion permanently open to the public.
The plan was unpopular among many of the 180 people who showed up in the first 90 minutes of the open-house-style meeting, with more expected as the night went on. They ranged from out-of-town business owners to off-roading enthusiasts to High Desert residents wondering how it will affect their daily lives.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.vvdailypress.com/news/victorville-27110-voice- displeasure.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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