Congressman Cloud Introduces Bill to Protect Military Bases 

WASHINGTON—Last week, Congressman Michael Cloud (TX-27) introduced the Airspace Clearinghouse Enhancement (ACE) Act to protect military bases from encroachment as well as foreign espionage risks. 

Congressman Cloud is concerned over an increasing number of wind farms developing near military bases, especially those with military flight training routes. Wind turbines stretch as high as 600 feet, and their encroachment near military bases poses serious safety concerns and national security risks. 

Congressman Cloud is also concerned with the foreign investments in these wind farms, particularly from firms connected with China. The United States should not allow foreign entities connected to China to buy up land near U.S. military bases. 

The ACE Act would combat these issues by ensuring base commanders with military flight training routes have their voices heard during the siting process of wind turbines. 

The Ace Act would also alleviate the espionage concerns by requiring companies to disclose any foreign ties. 

“The ACE Act is a common-sense solution to provide our military bases with the protection they need,” Congressman Cloud said. “U.S. military bases house critical operations, train our future warfighters, and are often the patriotic glue that hold cities and communities together. It is Congress’ duty to ensure they can operate to their full potential.” 


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