|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 3 Feb 2015 15:42:00 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENCROACHMENT: Georgia buys homes for Robins Air Force Base buffer|
State buys more than 100 Houston County homes for RAFB encroachment By MIKE STUCKA Macon Telegraph (GA) January 31, 2015WARNER ROBINS -- Georgia became one of Houston County's biggest landlords by buying more than 100 houses, mobile homes and apartment units that could threaten the future of Robins Air Force Base.
But the land buys aren't moving fast enough for some local politicians.The state is handling property purchases in north Houston County. The goal there is the same as a regional effort in south Bibb County: using local, state and federal money to buy houses in noisy areas near Robins Air Force Base, then demolishing them. That lowers the population density and reduces the threat of what’s called encroachment, which could be a critical factor in another Base Realignment and Closure Commission process.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.macon.com/2015/01/31/3562002/state-buys-more-than-100- houston.html#
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