|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 13 Apr 2018 23:51:12 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENERGY, ENCROACHMENT: "Bill protecting military airspace passed by [Oklahoma] Legislature"|
Bill protecting military airspace passed by Legislature By James Neal Enid News & Eagle (OK) March 28, 2018 The Oklahoma Legislature passed a bill Wednesday that promises to prevent future encroachment of wind industry development on military airspace and training routes. Legislators met last October to discuss ways the state's burgeoning wind industry could negatively impact the multi-billion dollar aerospace industry by preventing military aircraft full use of training areas and low-level training routes. Mike Cooper, city of Enid military liaison and chairman of Oklahoma Strategic Military Planning Commission, told the News & Eagle in October the state was at risk of losing its three Air Force bases if military airspace wasn't protected from encroachment. Military aircraft fly training missions from Tinker in Midwest City, Vance in Enid and Altus in Altus. Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas also uses airspace in Oklahoma, and Fort Sill is increasingly using air space to operate drones, Cooper said. … For the entire article, see http://www.enidnews.com/oklahoma/news/bill-protecting-military-airspace-passed-by-legislature/article_1002e9e6-95f8-5a85-93e5-c3146d34ec69.html -- 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 <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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