Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Senators to hear DEIS concerns

Senators to hear DEIS concerns

Monday, 25 January 2010 01:30
Variety News Staff

(Legislature) — The weeklong public hearing to discuss the community’s concerns with the draft environmental impact statement start tonight at the legislature.

The public hearing will continue until Friday.

Last week, a majority of lawmakers expressed support for Resolution 258 that expresses opposition to the use of condemnation of private land in association with the military buildup.

"All this insensitivity incenses me," vice speaker BJ Cruz told his colleagues. "They've got to take eminent domain off the table. I'm saying enough - you have sufficient land within your bases."

Sen. Eddie Calvo said, “"Not only am I against eminent domain, I'm against any further taking of any properties from the federal government - not one square inch.

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