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Oct. 24, 2017

USFF Introduces New Tool for Afloat Environmental Compliance

U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) Installations and Environment department has developed an Afloat Environmental Compliance website to improve Sailors' access to environmental compliance resources, Oct. 24.

Oct. 5, 2017

Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport Division Teams with New Bedford Whaling Museum for Marine Mammals Exhibit

Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport Division teamed with the New Bedford Whaling Museum (NBWM) on an exhibit exploring the Navy's long history of marine mammal research, its role in protecting the ocean environment, and its contributions to marine mammal science and conservation.

Sept. 18, 2017

Tagging Project to Aid in Successful Management of Guam's Endangered Sea Turtles

Hawaii researchers are preparing to publish information, sometime this year, based on three years of fieldwork and data collection which assessed juvenile sea turtle behavior in Guam's waters.

Sept. 5, 2017

Navy Sonobuoys Facilitate Endangered Whale Sighting

Thanks to sonobuoys provided by the U.S. Navy, the National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS) recently spotted two endangered North Pacific right whales in the Bering Sea near Bristol Bay, Alaska, Aug. 6.

Aug. 14, 2017

Deputy Secretary of Defense Signs NDE for SURTASS LFA

The Deputy Secretary of Defense has invoked a National Defense Exemption (NDE), after conferring with the Secretary of Commerce. The NDE will enable the U.S. Navy to continue routine training, testing and operations with Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) sonar.

Aug. 14, 2017

Helping Hands: NAVSTA Mayport Volunteers Inventory Sea Turtle Eggs

As the sun's rays lifted above the calm ocean waters, more than ten members from the Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport's Sea Turtle Patrol Team, gathered together at the north end of the base's beach to inventory and monitor three sea turtle nests August 7.

July 31, 2017

AFTT EIS Public Meeting in Panama City

The Navy has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Overseas EIS (OEIS) to evaluate the potential environmental effects from training and testing activities conducted within the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing (AFTT) Study Area.

July 29, 2017

Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Environmental Impact Statement Released for Public Review and Comment

The Navy has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Overseas EIS (OEIS) for public release on June 30, 2017, to evaluate the potential environmental effects from training and testing activities conducted within the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing (AFTT) Study Area.

July 27, 2017

Navy to Host Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Draft Environmental Impact Statement Public Meeting in Jacksonville, Fla.

The Navy has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Overseas EIS (OEIS) to evaluate the potential environmental effects from training and testing activities conducted within the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing (AFTT) Study Area.

July 24, 2017

Navy to Host Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Draft Environmental Impact Statement Public Meeting in Norfolk, Va. (Meeting will now be held at Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center)

The Navy has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Overseas EIS (OEIS) to evaluate the potential environmental effects from training and testing activities conducted within the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing (AFTT) Study Area.