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March 29, 2005

USS Shoup Report Concludes No Acoustic Trauma

A report released March 11 by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) concluded that although the Navy's use of active sonar may have "induced a behavioral response," it was unlikely that the exposure caused any injury. The report was inconclusive on the subsequent stranding of 16 harbor porpoises in the area.

June 18, 2004

NAS Key West Partners For Environmental Protection

The U.S. Navy strengthened its commitment to Florida's natural resources June 7, with the signing of the Natural Resources & Environmental Compliance Partnering agreement.

Nov. 28, 2003

CNI Merges Environmental Regions

The recently established Commander, Naval Installations (CNI) Environmental Program Director is wasting no time merging together the Navy's environmental programs and people into a cohesive, single entity.

July 23, 2003

SUPSALV Team Brings Important Environmental Capability to OIF

An important capability put in place during Operation Iraqi Freedom by the Navy helped ensure that the military could fight the enemy, head off a potential environmental disaster and clear the way for the delivery of humanitarian aid. 

June 15, 2001

Ehime Maru Environmental Assessment Completed

A Navy Environmental Assessment, prepared in close coordination with federal and State of Hawaii agencies, concludes that moving Ehime Maru to shallow water will not result in significant environmental impacts.