|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 26 Oct 2015 22:28:38 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] SOLID WASTE: Norfolk Naval Shipyard and the Southeastern Virginia Public Service Authority|
Va. veterans and defense affairs secretary: Withdrawing from SPSA could hurt Navy By Johanna Somers Virginian-Pilot October 27, 2015 Virginia Veterans and Defense Affairs Secretary John Harvey Jr. raised red flags last week when he sent eight localities letters saying Norfolk Naval Shipyard could be harmed if they withdraw from a trash agreement. "Making it more costly for NNSY to do business to the potential detriment of the Navy, and the shipyard's 9,000 employees who live throughout the Hampton Roads region, is the wrong message to send at this time," Harvey wrote. The Southeastern Public Service Authority agreement expires in January 2018. Eight localities - Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Franklin, Southampton County and Isle of Wight County - have to decide whether they will continue to participate. And if they do, they also have to figure out which of three companies to work with. … For the entire article, see http://hamptonroads.com/2015/10/virginia-veterans-and-defense-affairs-secretary-says-withdrawing-spsa-could-hurt-navy -- 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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