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THE IMPACT OF DEFENSE CUTBACKS ON

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES

REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT'S ECONOMIC

ADJUSTMENT COMMITTEE

ON

COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY THE DEFENSE
FACILITY AND ACTIVITY REALINEMENTS

ANNOUNCED ON APRIL 17, 1973

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS

UNITED STATES SENATE

AUGUST 1973

SERIAL NO, 93-9

Printed for the use of the Committee on Public Works

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

99–970 O

WASHINGTON : 1973

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS

JENNINGS RANDOLPH, West Virginia, Chairman EDMUND 8. MUSKIE, Maine

HOWARD H. BAKER, JR., Tennessee JOSEPH M. MONTOYA, New Mexico JAMES L. BUCKLEY, New York MIKE GRAVEL, Alaska

ROBERT T, STAFFORD, Vermont LLOYD BENTSEN, Texas

WILLIAM L. SCOTT, Virginia QUENTIN N. BURDICK, North Dakota JAMES A. MCCLURE, Idaho DICK CLARK, Iowa

PETE V. DOMENICI, New Mexico
JOSEPH R. BIDEN, JR., Delaware

M. BARRY MEYER, Chief Counsel and Chief Clerk
BAILEY GUARD, Minority Clerk ; RICHARD A. HELLMAN, Minority Counsel

LEON G. BILLINGS, Senior Staff Member

PHILIP T. CUMMINGS and Don ALEXANDER, A88istant Counsels Professional and research staff: HAROLD H. BRAYMAN, PAUL CHIMES, FRANCES T. CLARK,

KATHERINE Y. CUDLIPP, KATHLEEN R. E. FORCUM, ANN GARRABRANT, RICHARD D. GRUNDY, WESLEY F. HAYDEN, RICHARD E. HEROD, CLARK NORTON, JUDY PARENTE, JOHN PURINTON, A. DAVID SANDOVAL, JACQUELINE E. SCHAFER, E. STEVEN SWAIN, SALLY WALKER, and JOHN W. YAGO, Jr.

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LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE,

Washington, D.C., July 25, 1973. Hon. Spiro T. AGNEW, President of the Senate, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C.

DEAR MR. PRESIDENT: Section 7 of the June 18, 1973, amendment to the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 requires a report by the President's Economic Adjustment Committee on five aspects of economic conversion for communities affected by the defense facility and activity realinements announced on April 17, 1973. The completed report is transmitted here with. Sincerely,

ARTHUR I. MENDOLIA, Co-Chairman, President's Economic Adjustment Committee. Enclosure.]

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