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July 23, 2016

St. Juliens Annex Celebrates Significant Environmental Milestone

A near-perfect summer day marked the celebration of a significant milestone regarding the Navy's Environmental Restoration Program during a ceremony held at St. Juliens Creek Annex in Chesapeake, Virginia, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m.

June 2, 2016

U.S. Navy Promotes Energy, Environment during Fleet Week New York

U.S. Fleet Forces Command's "Stewards of the Sea: Defending Freedom, Protecting the Environment" static exhibit was showcased during Fleet Week New York aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), in Manhattan, Times Square, the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, and New Jersey's Liberty State Park.

April 5, 2016

NAS Whidbey Island Draft EIS Release Now Scheduled for Fall

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the addition of Growler aircraft to NAS Whidbey Island, originally scheduled to be released to the public this summer, will now be released in the fall. The Draft EIS will address the environmental impacts associated with the potential addition of up to 36 EA-18G Growler aircraft at NAS Whidbey Island.

Jan. 7, 2016

Navy to Host Informational Session for Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing EIS/OEIS

The Navy last November published a notice of intent in the Federal Register to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS) to evaluate the potential environmental effects associated with conducting training and testing activities in the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing (AFTT) Study Area beginning in November of 2018.

Nov. 12, 2015

Navy to Begin EIS/OEIS for Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing

The Navy has published a notice of intent in the Federal Register to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS) to evaluate the potential environmental effects associated with conducting training and testing activities in the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing (AFTT) Study Area beginning in November of 2018. Proposed training and testing activities are similar to the types of activities that have been occurring in the study area for decades.

Sept. 1, 2015

Department of the Navy Releases Record of Decision for Relocation of Marines to Guam

The Department of the Navy (DON) Aug. 29 released the Record of Decision (ROD) for relocating U.S. Marine Corps forces to Guam.

May 5, 2015

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic, U.S. Fleet Forces Command Celebrate Earth Day

The environmental team from Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic PWD Norfolk teamed up with U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFFC) for an Earth Day Fair April 24. 

April 9, 2015

Navy Participates in Tybee Island Right Whale Festival

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast and the United States Fleet Forces Command (USFF) participated in the 2015 Tybee Island Right Whale festival March 21.

Nov. 12, 2014

Navy to Host Additional Public Meetings on NAS Whidbey Island EIS

At the request of elected officials, the Navy plans to host two additional open-house scoping meetings for the ongoing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for EA-18G Growler airfield operations at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island. These meetings will provide members of the public with the opportunity to review project-related information, ask questions of Navy representatives, and submit comments on the scope of the analysis and content to be addressed in the EIS. Each of the meetings will be informal and consist of information stations staffed by Navy representatives.

Oct. 8, 2014

Navy to Host Public Meetings on NAS Whidbey Island EIS

A Notice of Intent (NOI) will be published in the Federal Register on Oct. 10, 2014, announcing the Navy’s intent to revise the scope of the ongoing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for EA-18G Growler airfield operations at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island and to announce public scoping meetings. The EIS will now address the environmental impacts associated with the potential addition of up to 36 EA-18G Growler aircraft.