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  • Meeting with San Francisco Environmental Protection Agency about Guam Build Up

WHAT: WGS scheduled a meeting with San Francisco's EPA  office to share some of the concerns about the military re-alignment/ build-up in Guam, to hear more about the EPA's statement on the plan & about the main points raised in the EPA comments. The contingent was interested in understanding more about EPA's work in Guam overall; what are the intersections between the EPA and the military plans, points of contact; and how we might be able to work together- as resources to each other, etc.

WHO: (WGS) Erica, Reema, Debbie, Lina, Aileen, Sandra, Diana
(EPA) Deldi Reyes, Karen Vitulano who coordinated the comments on the Guam DEIS, Lynn Kuo, Nova Blajez

WHEN: Tuesday, March 23, 1 - 2 pm.

WHERE: US EPA Region 9, 75 Hawthorne St (CED-1), San Francisco, CA 94105, Phone: (415) 972-3795 (near Montgomery BART)


Articles Related to Guam Build Up/ DEIS:

Center for Biological Diversity Comments on DEIS
Washington Post - US military build up Angers Guam
Pacific Activists Unite against build up
Thousands Sign We Are Guahan Petition
Insular Empire - America in the Marianas Islands - A Documentary
HITA Booklets 2008 - Chamorus Testify to UN Special and Political Decolonization Committee

YouTube Videos of Public Hearings on DEIS in Guam:

UOG Professor Testimony
High School Teacher Melvin Won Pat Borja
Biologist on Guam Speaks Out
Military Families Speak out



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