|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 23 Jun 2012 00:26:05 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, CULTURAL RESOURCES: "Court tells Army to finish Makua Valley [HI] studies"|
Court tells Army to finish Makua Valley studies By WILLIAM COLE Honolulu Star-Advertiser/Stars & Striipes June 22, 2012Eight years after the Army last fired a live round in training in Makua Valley, a federal judge affirmed that the service won't be allowed do so again until it completes an archaeological survey and study of munitions runoff on limu and other marine resources, an environmental law organization said Thursday.
U.S. District Chief Judge Susan Oki Mollway ruled in late 2010 that the Army had failed to adequately study decades of military training effects on cultural sites and ocean resources at Makua Beach.
"Despite the passage of nearly two years since that ruling, the Army failed to take any steps to carry out the required surveys," Earthjustice, which represents community group Malama Makua, said in a statement.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.stripes.com/news/us/court-tells-army-to-finish-makua- valley-studies-1.181068l
-- 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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