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March 8, 2017

USS Mitscher Lookouts Spot Marine Mammals

Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) completed a two-week underway period, March 5, after a stop at Navy Week Mobile. Leaving Norfolk, trained underway lookouts were posted to watch for whales and other marine resources as the ship transited through Thimble Shoals Channel, a known concentration area for marine mammals.

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.

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.

Aug. 23, 2014

Stewards of the Sea: Gettysburg Partners With Marine Biologists

A team of Navy-trained marine biologists embarked aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) Aug 18-22.

July 4, 2014

Navy Marine Mammal Project Breaks New Ground

A newly released scientific report demonstrates the viability of a new method to estimate received sound levels during real scenarios and analyzes movements of satellite-tagged individuals of three species of marine mammals exposed to Navy mid-frequency active sonar around Kauai's Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF).

Feb. 25, 2014

NWTT Draft EIS Available for Public Review and Comment

The U.S. Navy has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS) to evaluate potential environmental impacts associated with military training and testing activities within the Northwest Training and Testing (NWTT) Study Area.

Feb. 14, 2014

Navy Conducts Assessments to Protect Environment

The U.S. Navy, in partnership with other federal and local agencies, has deployed teams to assess and respond to potential environmental impacts due to the grounding of the Japanese commercial fishing vessel Daiki Maru in outer Apra Harbor Feb. 13.