|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 15 Dec 2020 12:26:45 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] UNDERWATER BLASTING: Narragansett Bay [RI] blasting for submarine construction|
Bay Blasting Approved to Make Way for War Machines By TIM FAULKNER eco’RI News (RI) December 10, 2020 Despite opposition from Save The Bay, the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has approved blasting a portion of Narragansett Bay to accommodate the construction of nuclear submarines. The project put forth by the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) includes a new pier, Navy vessel construction facilities, and a 395-foot custom barge that will move parts of a new class of ballistic missile submarines between Quonset and New London, Conn., for defense contractor General Dynamics Electric Boat. At its Dec. 8 meeting, the CRMC board gave a full-throated endorsement of using explosives to dislodge undersea rock to complete a new shipping channel, saying QDC had done its homework on the application. Three CRMC board members, including chair Jennifer Cervenka, cited national security as part of their reasoning to approve the project, despite the fact that military readiness isn’t something council members are asked to consider when weighing coastal development proposals. … For the entire article, see https://www.ecori.org/narragansett-bay/2020/12/10/nxqgqiyy8z6ig6blu7wvkk5kqn4cwf -- 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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