Guam – Military Realigment Chair Senator Frank Aguon Jr. has issued a statement in support of the GAO report’s recommendation to reassess “public infrastructure needs on Guam” ahead of buildup.
In a release, the Senator says “there is a need to address all realignment-related Guam civilian infrastructure projects based on the results of the analysis in the ongoing Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement(SEIS), for Guam.”
READ the release from Senator Aguon below:
SENATOR AGUON RESPONDS IN A STATEMENT ON THE RELEASE OF THE GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT (GAO) ENTITLED “DEFENSE MANAGEMENT: FURTHER ANALYSIS NEEDED TO IDENTIFY GUAM’S PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE REQUIREMENTS AND COSTS FOR DOD’s REALIGNMENT PLAN REPORT REGARDING CIVILIAN INFRASTRUCTURE”
Hagatna, GU – Today, Senator Frank B. Aguon, Jr., Chairman of the Committee on the Guam U.S. Military Relocation, Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs and Judiciary, issues the following statement in response to the release of the Government Accountability Report (GAO) entitled “Defense Management: Further Analysis needed to identify Guam’s Public Infrastructure requirements and costs for DOD’s realignment plan report regarding civilian infrastructure.”
Senator Aguon states, “Our local Government as a whole has been working together to ensure the island’s ongoing improvements to our infrastructure are both fiscally capable and most importantly, fiscally responsible. However, there is a need to address all realignment-related Guam civilian infrastructure projects based on the results of the analysis in the ongoing Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement(SEIS), for Guam.”
Senator Aguon concludes, “I anticipate the passage of the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act and the release of the SEIS in the first half of 2014.”