|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:18:08 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Fort Ord 2.0," California|
Fort Ord 2.0: Revitalizing an Old Base By Krista Almanzan KQED Radio California Report November 28, 2014 When Fort Ord closed on California’s Central Coast on Sept. 30, 1994, it was one of the largest U.S. military bases shut down as part of Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC), a process of base reorganization to save the government money. The closure of Fort Ord left behind a gaping hole in the local economy and an area of land the size of San Francisco. Twenty years later, when you drive south down Highway 1 toward Monterey, you can pass through the former fort, and almost not even know it was once here. There’s a 4-mile stretch of beach, a former firing range that’s now Fort Ord Dunes State Park. The former Army base is also home to Cal State Monterey Bay and a national monument. And construction is about to begin on a new veterans cemetery. But a lot of work remains. … For the entire article, see http://ww2.kqed.org/news/2014/11/28/fort-ord-revitalizing-an-old-base/ -- 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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