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Navy and Marine Life: Environmental Permits to Enable Vital Training and Testing

The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), left, conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) in the Atlantic Ocean, Aug. 5, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tony D. Curtis/Released)

By Rear Adm. Kevin R. Slates  Director, Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division Today, the Navy releases the final environmental impact statements that will allow us to continue training and testing in the waters off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, Hawaii, and in the Gulf of Mexico. As …

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Navy Remains Committed to Responsible Marine Mammal Research

Large pod of dolphins off the coast of Virginia. (U.S. EPA photo by Eric Vance)

By Rear Adm. Kevin Slates Director, Energy & Environmental Readiness Division President Obama recently issued a proclamation that declared June 2013 as National Oceans Month. Among other things, the proclamation recognizes the vital role the oceans play in supporting our economy, providing food and energy, and enabling national security. It calls …

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