The Navy is committed to an open and transparent public process.
NEPA is a U.S. federal law that requires federal agencies to identify and analyze the potential environmental impacts of a proposed action before deciding whether to proceed with that action. The law encourages and facilitates public involvement in decisions which may affect the community or the environment.
Public and agency input allows decision makers to benefit from local knowledge and consider local issues and concerns. The public participates in the NEPA process during the following stages by:
The Navy is or will be coordinating with several government agencies to ensure that all environmental concerns are taken into account and addressed:
The Navy re-analyzed the potential direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts on the following environmental resource areas:
Obtain more information about the project and the public meeting
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