Navy asks Shore counties for land study
Christopher Jarboe, a team leader for Atlantic test ranges at Patuxent, said a separate study is under way to determine the impact of proposed Somerset County wind turbines on military radar at Patuxent. ...The effect of proposed onshore wind farms on air station radar equipment concerns the military.
April 20, 2012
by Deborah Gates
in Delmarva Now
PRINCESS ANNE -- The Navy wants to know future land uses for Somerset, Wicomico and eight other Maryland counties over which the military controls airspace.
The Patuxent River Naval Air Station has for years tested aircraft and trained personnel for military operations. But after almost 70 years at the installation across the Chesapeake Bay from Crisfield, the Navy wants the 10 counties within range of air station testing to participate in a land-use study that documents the compatibility of projects planned by both the counties and the military and impacting either.
Compatible land-use plans would be compiled into a strategic action report... [continue via Web link]