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  • Renovated Dam and Recreational Lake Open to Community at Mather

    For the past 25 years Mather Lake has provided local residents a serene place perfect for fishing, picnicking and exploring.   Mather Lake is adjacent to Mather Regional Park and Mather Golf Course. Over the years the lake has become the centerpiece of the 1,434-acre park and serves as a recreational amenity for the community as well as a home for
  • Two Mather Soil Vapor Extraction units achieve cleanup goals

    The Air Force’s remediation program at the former Mather Air Force Base took another major step forward this summer when two Soil Vapor Extraction units were found to have achieved their cleanup goals.Late June, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center announced that two of the three remaining Soil Vapor Extraction systems accomplished their mission, a
  • Mather closing in on whole base transfer

    Transforming the former Mather Air Force Base in Sacramento, Calif., to civilian use is nearly complete, bringing the Air Force Civil Engineer Center's Western Region Execution Center total count of whole base transfers to four out of six. The WREC oversees the cleanup and property transfer at six major Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, bases
  • Homeless find hope at closed California bases

    In California, as the temperature drops and the number of homeless people climbs, former Air Force bases around the state offer warm relief. Transitional housing is one of the many ways communities are using property on closed military bases for local benefit. These villages of hope offer the homeless, out-of-work population a chance to learn new
  • Closed Air Force Bases Open for Green Business: Recycling on a grand scale

    Whether it's small as a cell phone or big as a 5,000-acre Air Force base, it can be recycled. J.D. Wang, CEO of a company called reRubber, believes we can recycle anything if we put our minds to it. So it seems fitting that his tire-recycling company is expanding into a recycled building - once the commissary at the former Norton Air Force Base in
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