La Junta Balks On Army Expansion Plan
An Army plan to expand a training site in South-Eastern Colorado has received flack from members of the La Junta City Council, who say that the expansion would deter business in the region. The Council also passed a resolution that opposed the Army’s proposal.
Since the issue came up, residents in the area have come out questioning how the land will be aquired and what effect it will have on their farms and property.Last June, Colorado Sen. Wayne Allard successfully put through an amendment that would require the Pentagon to clarify its exact intentions for the expansion, before it can proceed.
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