|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 24 May 2012 14:08:48 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES, CHEMWEAPONS: "[American University] lobbied Congress for Spring Valley [DC] cleanup"|
AU lobbied Congress for Spring Valley cleanup By Alex Greco American University Eagle (DC) May 1, 2012AU hired a lobbying firm to ensure the Army Corps of Engineers’ Spring Valley project would remain a priority of the U.S. government and maintain adequate funding.
The project consists of the search and removal of World War I munitions on AU-owned property.
"With no voting representation in Congress [Eleanor Holmes Norton’s D.C. delegate status excepted]," Camille Lepre said, assistant vice president for communications & media, in an email, "it was important that AU find elected officials who were sympathetic to our concern that the project funds not be diverted to another Corps projects, which did have a Congressman/woman advocating for it."
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.theeagleonline.com/news/story/au-lobbied-congress-for- spring-valley-cleanup/
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street, 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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