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July 3, 2011

Energy and Environmental Projects Highlighted to Assistant Secretary of the Navy

Major projects in support of critical infrastructure and environmental protection at Naval Support Facility (NSF) Indian Head were discussed in-depth during a June 27 visit to the installation by the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment.

April 22, 2011

Environmental Professionals Spend Earth Day Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) hosted 10 guests from various environmental agencies April 21 to share a day-in-the-life at sea and discuss the future of environmental protection and the Navy mission.

Feb. 27, 2011

Navy Publishes Notice of Intent to Prepare West Coast JSF Homebasing EIS

A notice of intent will be published in the Federal Register Jan. 28 announcing the Navy's intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will evaluate the potential environmental effects associated with basing the F-35C Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft on the West Coast of the United States.

Oct. 26, 2010

Environmental Deputy Assistant SECNAV Reviews Sustainability at NAS Jax

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for the Environment (DASN-E) visited Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax) Oct. 21-23 for ground and aerial tours of the station, Outlying Field (OLF) Whitehouse and the Pinecastle bombing range complex.

Sept. 9, 2010

Navy Exercises Prepare Sailors with Minimal Impacts on Marine Life

In an effort to train realistically in a wide variety of marine environments, the Navy recently proposed expanding training activities within several training ranges, including the Keyport Range Complex and the Gulf of Alaska Range.

July 23, 2010

Assistant SECNAV Addresses Guam Military Build-up

The assistant secretary of the Navy, Installations and Environment, addressed questions from the media concerning the final environmental impact statement (FEIS), during a press conference at the Hilton Guam Resort and Spa in Tumon, Guam, July 22.

July 17, 2010

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Tours Region Southeast

Deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for environment recently took time to tour the Navy Region Southeast area to evaluate environmental issues and concerns July 7-9.

June 29, 2010

Navy's Environmental Restoration Program Promotes a Cleaner Future

Through its Environmental Restoration Program, the U.S. Navy is working hard to clean up releases of contaminants to the environment, most of which occurred in decades past.

June 18, 2010

Navy Expands Partnership with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services

The Navy has partnered with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (USFWS) and Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge at Joint Expeditionary Base (JEB) Little Creek-Fort Story with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) perform patrols for sea turtle activity and marine mammal strandings.

June 15, 2010

USS Mahan Embarks Marine Biologists During SEASWITI

Marine biologists and scientists working for Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport, R.I., embarked USS Mahan (DDG 72) June 4-9 during the Southeast Anti-Submarine Warfare Integration Training Initiative (SEASWITI) 10-3.