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Oct. 22, 2009

Wildlife Biology Expert to Help Navy in Hawaii

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii hired a wildlife expert Oct. 5, in an effort to provide high-quality environmental services for Navy installations in Hawaii.

Oct. 6, 2009

Navy Supports the President's Ocean Policy Task Force

The U.S. Navy has joined other federal agencies in a task force led by the White House Council on Environmental Quality, or CEQ, to develop the nation's first unified ocean policy and marine spatial planning framework.

Sept. 18, 2009

Navy Teams to Study Marine Mammals in the Mediterranean

New data gathered during a recent multinational study supported by the U.S. Navy and the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) gives researchers hope of better understanding the Mediterranean and its marine populations.

Sept. 9, 2009

NAVFAC Far East Hits Environmental Management System Target

More than a month ahead of a fiscal year deadline, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East completed Environmental Management System (EMS) implementation Aug. 27, 2009 for the six installations it supports.

Aug. 28, 2009

Navy Announces Delay of Environmental Impact Statement for East Coast Landing Field Sites

The Navy announced today that it will delay the expected release of a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) that examines five sites in Virginia and North Carolina for an outlying landing field (OLF) to support training for aircraft stationed at and transient to Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana and Naval Station Norfolk.

Aug. 10, 2009

Navy Continues its Commitment to Science through Marine Mammal Studies

The U.S. Navy and its partners recently completed two studies that monitored marine mammal responses to military exercises.

July 22, 2009

Navy Activity Recognized by Federal Agency for Environmental Stewardship

Deputy assistant secretary of the Navy (DASN) for the environment received a letter from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), completing the Federal Facilities Agreement (FFA) agreement for Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station, Pacific (NCTAMS PAC) July 17.

June 30, 2009

Undersea Warfare Training Range Final OEIS/EIS Released

The Navy released a Final Overseas Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Statement (OEIS/EIS) that examined potential effects of an Undersea Warfare Training Range (USWTR) June 26.

June 25, 2009

Regulatory Officials Take Environmental Journey At NAS Jacksonville

Representatives of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), City of Jacksonville Environmental and Compliance Department and the St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD) were briefed at Naval Air station (NAS) Jacksonville June 18.

June 11, 2009

Navy Makes Decision on Jacksonville Range Complex

The assistant secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) for installations and environment (I&E) signed the record of decision (ROD) for the Jacksonville Range Complex Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS).