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    Lawmaker fights to stop wind farms

    August 25, 2018

    From Lauren Ohnesorge of Triangle Business Journal: NC Senator Harry Brown, representing Jones and Onslow Counties, believes wind turbines can have an adverse effect on the state’s military bases. Bulldozers through cornfields, cranes erecting 5-story metal cylinders and turbine blades the length of tanker trucks: It’s the fear of Sen. Harry Brown (R-Jones, Onslow) and a handful of others who worked for years to get the wind martorium – which expires December 31 – in place. Asked to articulate his fears, Brown says…

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    • Did you know that during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, MCAS Cherry Point-based 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) units flew…

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    • Suggested Reading

      ACT advocates for the protection and growth of MCAS Cherry Point. A large part of our mission includes educating and informing our community about important issues affecting our base. We encourage you to read about the 2016 NC Strategic Military Plan and the JLUS Compatibility Report on our Resources Page.

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