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March 31, 2010

"Partners for the Planet" Brings Key Stakeholders Together for Environmental Forum

The Navy's Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Readiness Division (CNO N45) hosted "Partners for the Planet," March 31 in Alexandria, Va.

March 19, 2010

Miramar Brig Construction Addresses Environmental Concerns

Environmental concerns are an important priority in the construction of state-of-the-art facilities at Navy Consolidated Brig Miramar (NCBM), scheduled for completion in February 2011.

March 2, 2010

Conservation Efforts on Navy Installations Recognized by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

hree United States Navy installations have been nominated for the 2009 Military Installation Conservation Partner Award by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Feb. 1, 2010

NSWC Panama City Environmental Record of Decision Signed

The Navy published a Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) Jan. 25 for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) Mission Activities Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS).

Nov. 23, 2009

Rocket Science Leads to New Whale Discovery

Rocket science is opening new doors to understanding how sounds associated with Navy sonar might affect the hearing of a marine mammal - or if they hear it at all.

Nov. 20, 2009

Navy Announces Draft EIS for Military Relocations to Guam

 The Navy announced Nov. 20 the availability of the draft environmental impact statement/overseas environmental impact statement (EIS/OEIS) for the military buildup on Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). 

Oct. 22, 2009

Wildlife Biology Expert to Help Navy in Hawaii

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii hired a wildlife expert Oct. 5, in an effort to provide high-quality environmental services for Navy installations in Hawaii.

Oct. 6, 2009

Navy Supports the President's Ocean Policy Task Force

The U.S. Navy has joined other federal agencies in a task force led by the White House Council on Environmental Quality, or CEQ, to develop the nation's first unified ocean policy and marine spatial planning framework.

Sept. 18, 2009

Navy Teams to Study Marine Mammals in the Mediterranean

New data gathered during a recent multinational study supported by the U.S. Navy and the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) gives researchers hope of better understanding the Mediterranean and its marine populations.

Sept. 9, 2009

NAVFAC Far East Hits Environmental Management System Target

More than a month ahead of a fiscal year deadline, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East completed Environmental Management System (EMS) implementation Aug. 27, 2009 for the six installations it supports.