Mercury News: Bill that commits $10 million to replace Hangar One's shell passes key subcommittee

July 28, 2010
In The News

Diana Samuels reports on Rep. Eshoo's recent victory on the road to secure funding for preserving Moffett Field's historic Hangar One in the July 28, 2010 San Jose Mercury News:


Efforts to preserve Moffett Field's historic Hangar One received a significant boost Tuesday when a key congressional subcommittee endorsed a bill that would allocate $10 million for the task.

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, said she is "elated" that the House of Representatives' Defense Appropriations Subcommittee passed legislation that includes funding for the full amount she requested to help replace the hangar's toxic siding after it is removed.


"It's a very positive sign that it was funded at the subcommittee level and I believe the full committee will follow suit," Eshoo said.


Deborah Feng, director of Center Operations at NASA Ames Research Center, wrote in an e-mail that "we appreciate Congresswoman Eshoo's continued support of NASA Ames Research Center and her attention on matters of mutual interest." 

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