|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 24 Sep 2013 23:09:06 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENCROACHMENT, ENERGY: SunZia transmission line and White Sands Missile Range (NM)|
General: SunZia impairs mission By John Robertson Albuquerque Journal (NM) September 19, 2013 LAS CRUCES – The commanding general of White Sands Missile Range says there is no question that the proposed siting of a renewable energy transmission line across the northern extension of the huge military testing site would impair national defense missions. Brig. Gen. Gwen Bingham said in an interview here Thursday that the Department of Defense is trying to find a “win-win solution” on the controversial SunZia transmission line proposal. But she also said: “It's going to have a negative impact on our mission.” “I’m not going to sit here and tell you that allowing the line will mean the end of White Sands Missile Range,” Bingham said after addressing the Domenici Public Policy Conference at New Mexico State University. “But it will mean the end of some of the programs.” … For the entire article, see http://www.abqjournal.com/266143/news/general-sunzia-impairs-mission.html -- 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 LSiegel@cpeo.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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