|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 30 Nov 2014 19:48:24 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENCROACHMENT: Buy-outs around Robins Air Force Base (GA)|
Base encroachment mostly fixed in Bibb, moving now in Houston By MIKE STUCKA Macon Telegraph (GA) November 29, 2014 WARNER ROBINS -- A former mobile home park is a sign of an unusual kind of progress. Just across the street and a set of railroad tracks from Robins Air Force Base, most of the mobile homes are gone, with stairs that used to lead to front doors now leading to nothing. Some trailers remain on the Walnut Street, with pieces of their aluminum siding stripped off. A shattered television is left outside, among an infant’s car seat, hard hats and pieces of air conditioning ducts that are scattered on the property. Where dozens of families once lived, none remains. But that’s an indication of progress in the fight against encroachment, where millions of dollars from local, state and federal agencies are being used to buy properties to fix the encroachment problem. Encroachment is expected to be considered a factor in the next round of military base closings. … For the entire article, see http://www.macon.com/2014/11/29/3452545_base-encroachment-mostly-fixed.html?rh=1 -- 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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