On July 28, 2017, the Navy announced that a supplement to the 2015 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is being prepared to support ongoing and additional military activities conducted at sea within the Marianas Islands Testing and Training area.
Public Comment Period:
Public comment period for the MITT SEIS is open from August 1, 2017 until Sept. 15, 2017.
The public is encouraged to submit substantive comments on the scope of analysis, including potential environmental issues and viable alternatives. However, the Navy has announced no public meetings.
Comments may be submitted at this website:
The Committee on the Guam U.S. Military Buildup hosted an informational briefing with the Pacific Fleet briefing team on Friday, August 18 at the Guam Congress Building. View the slides presented by Joint Region Marianas and the Pacific Fleet here:
JRM Info Brief 08.18.17
Read the 2016 U.S. Navy Marine Monitoring Report for the Pacific Here:
2016 U.S. Navy Marine Montioring Report for the Pacific
Read the 2015 U.S. Navy Marine Monitoring Report for MIRC Here:
MIRC Monitoring Report 2015
Review the Letter of Authorization here:
Letter of Authorization
Review the Notice of Final Rule here:
Notice of Final Rule