From the Department of Things That Make You Go Hmmm, Josh Green gets his hands on some docs:

Putting up a cell phone tower is a process that entails many legal and regulatory hurdles that create a lengthy public record (some of which Grimaldi draws on for his piece). And the closer you look, the less satisfying McCain’sand especially Verizon’saccount of the towers turns out to be. Whatever its motivation, Verizon plainly went to considerable effort and expense to pursue building a permanent tower on the McCains’ ranch.

Here, for instance, is the 200-page environmental assessment Verizon commissioned to study McCain’s land, and filed with the FCC. It was no small process.

It's a fascinating little story. Check it out.

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