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Sept. 9, 2010

Navy Exercises Prepare Sailors with Minimal Impacts on Marine Life

In an effort to train realistically in a wide variety of marine environments, the Navy recently proposed expanding training activities within several training ranges, including the Keyport Range Complex and the Gulf of Alaska Range.

July 23, 2010

Assistant SECNAV Addresses Guam Military Build-up

The assistant secretary of the Navy, Installations and Environment, addressed questions from the media concerning the final environmental impact statement (FEIS), during a press conference at the Hilton Guam Resort and Spa in Tumon, Guam, July 22.

July 17, 2010

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Tours Region Southeast

Deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for environment recently took time to tour the Navy Region Southeast area to evaluate environmental issues and concerns July 7-9.

June 29, 2010

Navy's Environmental Restoration Program Promotes a Cleaner Future

Through its Environmental Restoration Program, the U.S. Navy is working hard to clean up releases of contaminants to the environment, most of which occurred in decades past.

June 18, 2010

Navy Expands Partnership with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services

The Navy has partnered with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (USFWS) and Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge at Joint Expeditionary Base (JEB) Little Creek-Fort Story with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) perform patrols for sea turtle activity and marine mammal strandings.

June 15, 2010

USS Mahan Embarks Marine Biologists During SEASWITI

Marine biologists and scientists working for Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport, R.I., embarked USS Mahan (DDG 72) June 4-9 during the Southeast Anti-Submarine Warfare Integration Training Initiative (SEASWITI) 10-3.

May 28, 2010

Navy Hosts Environmental Ship Embark

The Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Readiness Division and U.S. Fleet Forces coordinated an environmentally focused ship embark for environmental nongovernmental organizations and federal regulators May 19-20.

May 19, 2010

NRSW's Hazardous Waste Program Provides Environmental Solutions

Improper disposal of waste materials can have serious consequences on military personnel and commands, ranging from impact to health, damage to the environment, as well as heavy fines and penalties.

April 23, 2010

Navy Facility Studies Marine Mammal Behavior

The U.S. Navy is sponsoring research that seeks to better understand how marine mammals respond to human-made undersea sounds.

April 2, 2010

Federal Facilities Managers Check Out Base Environmental Accomplishments

Federal facilities managers from the United States and Guam toured Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Fla., March 9.