|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 19 Oct 2020 17:42:29 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE, COAST GUARD: "Coast Guard’s SC expansion bolstered by port’s North Charleston land deal|
Coast Guard’s SC expansion bolstered by port’s North Charleston land deal By David Wren Charleston Post and Courier (SC) October 19, 2020 A land swap that will give the Coast Guard part of Veterans Terminal along the Cooper River in North Charleston will let the military branch significantly increase the size and scope of its Lowcountry operations. The State Ports Authority said Monday it will sell 76.5 acres - or roughly 70 percent of the property - to the Coast Guard for $4.54 million and about 89 acres of adjacent publicly owned land. The government also will pay $1.6 million for a three-year easement on 38 acres of the swapped land where the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center now operates a driver-training course. A separate one-year easement will allow the federal government access to a communications tower on the site. After the easement agreements ends, the SPA plans to build a yard to store truck chassis for the nearby Leatherman Terminal that’s scheduled to open in March on the former Navy base in North Charleston. In the meantime, the SPA’s board approved spending nearly $7.3 million to build a temporary chassis yard with more than 500 spaces at the Leatherman site. … For the entire article, see https://www.postandcourier.com/business/coast-guards-sc-expansion-bolstered-by-ports-north-charleston-land-deal/article_bfbf4704-120e-11eb-bb13-ab436058eed0.html -- 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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