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Fly Over Home – Santa Fe Reporter

Conflict over Air Force training flights highlights New Mexico’s uncomfortable relationship with its military legacy
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US DOD is the Worst Polluter on the Planet

The US military is responsible for the most egregious and widespread pollution of the planet, yet this information and accompanying documentation goes almost entirely unreported. In spite of the evidence, the environmental impact of the US military goes largely unaddressed by environmental organizations and was not the focus of any discussions or proposed restrictions at the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. This impact includes uninhibited use of fossil fuels, massive creation of greenhouse gases, and extensive release of radioactive and chemical contaminants into the air, water, and soil. Read more

Why We Oppose LATA

TEN IMPORTANT REASONS TO STOP AIR FORCE PLANS FOR LOW-ALTITUDE NIGHTTIME TRAINING FLIGHTS IN NORTHERN NEW MEXICO AND COLORADO Read more

Complete GAO Assessment of V-22 Osprey Costs

Since the 1980s, the V-22, developed to transport combat troops, supplies, and equipment for the U.S. Marine Corps and to support other services’ operations, has experienced several fatal crashes, demonstrated various deficiencies, and faced virtual cancellation–much of which it has overcome.050-SEPROAUTH-02
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Synopsis of V-22 Osprey Costs Data

Note: The following are from the GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE, Testimony to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, June 23, 2009, GAO-09-692T. Read more