|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:06:42 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES: "Restoration planned for former Air Force station on Mount Tamalpais, " CA|
Restoration planned for former Air Force station on Mount Tamalpais By Anna Guth Point Reyes Light (CA) October 19. 2017 The western peak of Mount Tamalpais, bulldozed during the Cold War to make way for an Air Force station where soldiers watched the skies for Soviet bombers, is still home to a slew of crumbling structures, power lines and concrete slabs. Now, the Marin Municipal Water District, which has jurisdiction over the land, and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy are collaborating to restore the peak. “It was very shocking, the first time I visited the site,” China Granger, who interned last summer for the ONE Tam campaign, said during a panel presentation on the restoration project last Thursday in Mill Valley. “It’s all rolling hills, and then you get up there and it’s completely flat. It’s easy to feel that the area was mistreated, and you want to completely restore the mountain.” The more than 100-acre military base was closed in 1980 after the radar technology used there became obsolete. Though some structures were removed, foundations, roads and other infrastructure have stood untouched for the last four decades. … For the entire article, see https://www.ptreyeslight.com/article/restoration-planned-former-air-force-station-mount-tamalpais -- 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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