|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:40:22 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENCROACHMENT: Langley Air Force Base (VA) base "clear zone"|
Hampton spends nearly $3 million for Langley base "clear zone" City creating 'clear zone' for base By Robert Brauchle Newport News Daily Press (VA) January 26, 2014HAMPTON - The city has started buying properties just west of the Langley Air Force Base runway to protect people in the event an aircraft falls short of its intended target.
Hampton has spent $3.36 million using state and city dollars to buy properties within an area known as the Langley "clear zone," Hampton Director of Federal Facilities Bruce Sturk said.
The city has appraised 17 parcels owned by 10 cooperative property owners. The city bought two properties and officials are finishing contracts on three other properties.
City officials are negotiating with the owners of at least nine other properties, according to a city news release. Eminent domain is not being used to obtain the land.
... For the entire article, seehttp://articles.dailypress.com/2014-01-26/news/dp-nws-hampton-langley- properties-20140127_1_langley-air-force-base-langley-afb-clear-zone
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