|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 26 Nov 2013 19:58:12 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] EXPANSION: Army abandons Pinon Canyon (CO) plan|
[This is a victory for grassroots (or grass-fed-beef-roots)
organizing. For background, see http://www.cpeo.org/pubs/
Army, neighbors reach Piñon Canyon armistice By Tom Roeder Colorado Springs Gazette November 25, 2013PUEBLO - Officials from Las Animas County, the Army and Congress gathered here Monday to declare an armistice in the 10-year fight over Fort Carson's Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site.
At the urging of Sen. Mark Udall, a Boulder County Democrat, Army Assistant Secretary Katherine Hammack used the paperwork equivalent of a wooden stake to kill expansion plans for the 235,000-acre training site.
"It's kind of an emotional moment," said Las Animas County Commissioner Gary Hill, a rancher and neighbor of the training area who has been at war with the Army over expansion for years.
... For the entire article, seehttp://gazette.com/army-neighbors-reach-pion-canyon-armistice/article/ 1509974
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