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Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Congress to pressure feds to sell West Heating Plant

House Republicans are not afraid of going on location to show taxpayers some of the under-utilized or vacant federal properties in order to compel the General Services Administration to sell or rent them.

The House subcommittee that oversees federal building has held hearings at the Old Post Office pavilion and the Cotton Annex to prompt action on those properties.

Now the committee, chaired by Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), is headed to Georgetown, where the West Heating Plant is no longer used and is coveted by many a developer despite challenges to building there. The subcommittee plans to hold a June 19 hearing at the plant, according to a spokesman.

The GSA announced last October that it planned to sell the plant, with Ken Salazar, secretary of the Department of the Interior, and Martha Johnson, then-administrator of the General Services Administration posing for cameras from CNN on site.

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By  |  04:49 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Tags:  West Heating Plant, Georgetown, GSA, Jeff Denham

 
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