|Florida Briefs: Jan. 20, 2014|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Air Force wants to train in state forest
CARRABELLE — The Air Force is planning to ask the Florida Forest Service to allow special operation troops to train in a Panhandle forest.
The Air Force wants to use Tate’s Hell State Forest in Franklin County to train troops stationed at Eglin Air Force Base.
According to The Tallahassee Democrat, officials say such plans are from final.
The training may never be allowed if it will harm the environment or compromise forest management plans. A draft environmental impact statement is in the works.
Read entire article: Florida Briefs: Jan. 20, 2014