AOC proposal calls for environmentally safer military cleanup efforts in Vieques, Puerto Rico

AOC proposal calls for environmentally safer military cleanup efforts in Vieques, Puerto Rico

AOC proposal calls for environmentally safer military cleanup efforts in Vieques, Puerto Rico

Article publihshed in NBC Latino, link here.

The U.S. House approved an amendment presented by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, on Thursday to allocate $10 million to use closed detonation chambers in efforts to clean up military ordnance in Vieques, a smaller island located about seven miles off the southeast coast of Puerto Rico that for over 60 years served as a bombing range and site for military-training exercises.