+ DOT denies Guam Port $49M in funding
Plans to modernize the Port Authority of Guam were grounded today after the U.S. Department of Transportation chose not to award the agency $49 million they were seeking in American Reinvestment and Recovery Act Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant money.
+ Mainland senator has close ties to Guam
Virginia senator Jim Webb is on island speaking with government officials about the military buildup.
+ DEIS public comment period now closed
Residents had until 3 o'clock today to submit their final comments for the 11,000-page Draft Environmental Impact Statement via the Internet.