|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:47:06 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENCROACHMENT: Land purchases near Joint Base McGuire, Dix, Lakehurst (NJ)|
Ocean County, Navy Look to Extend Land Preservation AgreementIn the first five years of the agreement, more than 2,000 acres of open space have been preserved
By Karen Wall Manchester Patch (NJ) May 10, 2012Five years of cooperation between Ocean County and the Navy have led to the preservation of more than 2,000 acres of open space around the Joint Base - McGuire, Dix, Lakehurst.
And the Board of Freeholders says an extension of that agreement, and its expansion to include the Air Force, will not only help to continue those preservation efforts, but also will help with a larger goal: protecting the future existence of the base.
"We want to make sure we don’t end up on a BRAC list," said Freeholder John P. Kelly said on Wednesday, referring to the Base Realignment and Closure lists, where military bases around the country have been shuttered, including Fort Monmouth in Tinton Falls.
... For the entire article, seehttp://manchester-nj.patch.com/articles/ocean-county-navy-look-to- extend-land-preservation-agreement
-- 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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