LIMESTONE, Maine (AP) _ The director of the agency confirmed that the site is being considered in response to a question Wednesday by U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, who hails from Caribou, Maine.
The Portland Press Herald says the National Academy's National Research Council recommended a new type of interceptor system in northern Maine or upstate New York. The Obama administration plans to conduct environmental impact reviews but is not currently obligated to build a new facility.
Loring Air Force Base in Limestone closed in 1994. Collins said the area would be receptive to new defense department investments.
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