|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 17 Oct 2020 15:07:37 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: "Environmentalists Rally Against Proposed Machine Gun Range" at Joint Base Cape Cod (MA)|
Environmentalists Rally Against Proposed Machine Gun Range By EVE ZUCKOFF Cape and Islands (MA) October 13, 2020 Cape residents are pushing back against the Army National Guard’s proposal to build a machine gun range on Joint Base Cape Cod. On Monday, nearly 50 people gathered— wearing face masks and mostly maintaining social distance— outside Forestdale School in Sandwich, where they called for additional vetting of the project and more public hearings. They gathered at the school because if the machine gun range is built, the elementary students could be able to hear gunfire from their campus. “You know, 30 years from now it’s going to be too late if our water supply is contaminated, if we have to resort to plastic water bottles, if there are climate change implications, if we lose habitat and animals,” said Jacob Swenson, a college student from Sandwich, who attended the rally. “For me all of those issues are very core and central to Cape Cod.” … For the entire article, see https://www.capeandislands.org/post/environmentalists-rally-against-proposed-machine-gun-range#stream/0 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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