|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 17 Apr 2016 01:23:48 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENCROACHMENT, CLOSURE: "Encroachment near Navy airfield causing closure concerns in Norfolk, " VA|
Encroachment near Navy airfield causing closure concerns in Norfolk By Brock Vergakis Virginian-Pilot April 16, 2016 Earlier this year, the Navy warned Norfolk that a banquet hall seeking to open in Ocean View was in a part of the city where planes taking off from and landing at Norfolk Naval Station were most likely to crash if something went wrong. The message was clear: Don’t let the hall open there. The City Council scoffed, approved Elegant Occasions’ location anyway and drew the ire of a state official who is warning there could be major consequences. The conflict is nothing new. Virginia Beach for decades approved housing developments and businesses over Navy objections that they were under the flight paths of fighter jets from Oceana Naval Air Station. From 1975 to mid-2004, the City Council ignored Navy pleas in nearly three out of every four votes. … For the entire article, see http://pilotonline.com/news/military/local/encroachment-near-navy-airfield-causing-closure-concerns-in-norfolk/article_80d50303-9cae-5ea9-90e9-2dd59006c7eb.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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