|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 2 Jul 2017 18:30:06 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] NATURAL RESOURCES: "Report addresses marriage of military, conservation protection in California desert"|
Report addresses marriage of military, conservation protection in California desert By Shea Johnson Victorville Daily Press (CA) June 30, 2017 In the California desert, the report concluded, military missions and environmental health are, in fact, intertwined. New demands on once-remote lands could threaten to constrain military operations here in the California desert, where about 80 percent of such activities occur on federally owned ground, according to a new study. But the ability for military installations in the region, such as Fort Irwin, to conduct meaningful training doesn’t have to be at odds with these particular demands, which include the influx of renewable energy and mining projects. Nor is it mutually exclusive to protection of the desert ecosystem, according to Ian Dowdy, director of the Sun Corridor Program at the Sonoran Institute, which authored a comprehensive report on the role of federal desert lands in future military operations. … For the entire article, see http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170630/report-addresses-marriage-of-military-conservation-protection-in-california-desert -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.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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