January 18, 2013

Jumping Through The Hoops


Freshwater mussels, historic properties, Indians, bird collisions, and archeological artifacts.

Nothing seemingly related.  Yet all have to be considered when building a new tower with federal money.

This preliminary environmental impact study for the proposed Warrenton site is a lot of reading. 

Just skimming through it, though, gives a rather fascinating overview of a complex process.

Reason why the VIPER project can get bogged down.  There are deadlines that have to be met to receive the funding grants, too.

Just can't simply slap up some metal if you want to use Uncle Sam's cash

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