Navy Delays Outlying Landing Field EIS, JSF Data May Be Considered

By Dan Taylor / August 28, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Navy is delaying the release of the draft environmental impact statement for a controversial East Coast outlying landing field (OLD), which would be used to practice night landings on aircraft carriers, the Defense Department announced today. "The environmental planning, which would lead to a decision to establish an OLF, has been a challenging process," the statement reads. "Various delays have pushed the OLF time line to the point that it will now coincide with the commencement of the EIS...

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