There are several initiatives to reduce processing time for permits and approvals while ensuring a thorough environmental review. These include implementation of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) and of Executive Order 13807 titled "Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting Process for Infrastructure Projects." A new DENIX site is now available on these developments with links to more detailed information.
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Commander Col. Keith E. Igyarto showed just how committed he is to Green Boot certification by challenging his own experts in head-to-head competition.
October is Energy Action Month and the Air Force adopted a three-year theme titled “Protect the Power”. The intent is to give the Air Force an assured energy advantage in air, space, and cyberspace, and each individual and agency can support this initiative in some way or another.
Hawaii researchers are preparing to publish information, sometime this year, based on three years of fieldwork and data collection which assessed juvenile sea turtle behavior in Guam's waters.
USS George Washington (CN 73) Chief Selectees and Chief Petty Officers participate in a community relations (COMREL) project at Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve in Portsmouth, Virginia, Aug. 16.
Rodriguez Cruz manages the Natural Resources Conservation Program at Fort Buchanan, a United States Army Reserve-funded Installation near San Juan, Puerto Rico. In his role with the Directorate of Public Works' Environmental Division, he leads the charge to protect the Palo de Rosa -- one of the island's most endangered trees.