2012 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 07:50:36 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Horsham (PA) approves Willow Grove Naval Air Station plan
"A plan to move forward" on Willow Grove air base site

By Jeremy Roebuck
Philadelphia Inquirer (PA)
March 21, 2012

Last summer, hundreds of residents filled meeting halls in Horsham to say what they didn't want built on the site of the now-shuttered Willow Grove Naval Air Station: a commercial airport.

But as area planners met Wednesday to approve a final proposal to fill the nearly 900-acre hole in the heart of their community, precious few looked on.

"Now we have a plan to move forward," W. William Whiteside III, chairman of the Horsham Land Reuse Authority, told about 30 people. "The airport issue was a big one for the residents of Horsham, but we've come a long way in seven years."


For the entire article, see
http://articles.philly.com/2012-03-21/news/31220692_1_horsham- residents-master-plan-office-park


Lenny Siegel
Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight
a project of the Pacific Studies Center
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