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The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel editorial: Fence fatigue

Author: The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel - April 21, 2017 - Updated: April 21, 2017

Well, now what?

The perimeter fence surrounding the Grand Junction Regional Airport may as well be a ghost. It won’t stop haunting the Airport Authority.

The fence, as readers may recall, figured into an investigation of wrongdoing at the airport. A secret lawsuit alleged the airport fraudulently pursued Federal Aviation Administration funding for construction of the $5 million fence.

A federal investigation concluded there was no fraud resulting in damages to the government, although a judge agreed with prosecutors that the airport authority should pay a $16,500 fine for certifying that the fence would have no significant effect on general aviation businesses at the airport.

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