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July 24, 2020

USS Cole Supports Marine Mammal Study

The guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) received an unusual assignment while at sea July 15, to help monitor migrating whales.

July 24, 2020

Navy Announces Release of Draft Environmental Assessment for Pinecastle Range Complex

The Department of the Navy is announcing the release of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Training Operations at the Pinecastle Range Complex (PRC), Florida.

May 1, 2020

U.S. Fleet Forces EIMS Team Wins SECNAV and SECDEF Environmental Awards

The Environmental Information Management System (EIMS) team from U.S. Fleet Forces Command has been awarded both the 2020 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) and Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Environmental Awards for environmental quality in the individual/team category, April 22.

April 24, 2020

Seal Beach Wins Major Safety, Environmental Awards

Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach has been selected as the winner of two prestigious Navy-wide awards in the last three days, the base announced April 23.

March 27, 2020

Navy Aircraft Noise Monitoring at NAS Whidbey Island and NAS Lemoore

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 directed the Department of the Navy to provide a report to the congressional defense committees by March 20, 2020, on real-time sound monitoring at no fewer than two Navy installations on the west coast. Pursuant to this directive, the Navy will conduct real-time noise monitoring of aircraft-in-flight at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island, Washington, and at NAS Lemoore, California.

Feb. 21, 2020

NRL Researchers Monitor Changing Arctic Using Sound

NRL scientists developed Ice-tethered Acoustic Buoys to monitor the acoustic and oceanographic environment in the changing Arctic and provide critical oceanographic data to improve prediction capabilities of ocean and climate models.

Jan. 23, 2020

Naval Station Norfolk: A Super-Star amongst the Constellation of River Stars

On Thursday, Jan. 23, Naval Station (NAVSTA) Norfolk’s environmental department earned its title as the River Star Businesses Hall of Fame winner for 2020. The installation was chosen by the Elizabeth River Project cooperatives for its accumulation of environmental achievements.

Jan. 4, 2020

NAS Whidbey Island Constructs Sand Filter to Reduce Environmental Impact

Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island finished construction on its first sand filter pit as part of a new stormwater management system, Dec. 1.

Sept. 19, 2019

Navy Releases Finding of No Significant Impact for Advanced Helicopter Training System at NAS Whiting Field

The Navy has made available the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, which evaluates the potential environmental effects from the replacement of the TH-57 Sea Ranger training helicopters and implementation of the Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field, Santa Rosa County, Florida.

July 16, 2019

Navy Releases Final Environmental Assessment for Dare County Bombing Range

The Navy has completed and released to the public an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact for infrastructure improvements and maintenance actions at the Navy Dare County Bombing Range in North Carolina. The purpose of the EA is to enable the Navy to continue to provide realistic training scenarios and complete maintenance operations while enhancing range personnel safety and increasing operational range clearance capabilities.