The Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement
Will Be Available for Public Review and Comment in Early Spring 2019

The Navy reduces the environmental footprint of ships and submarines by implementing and continuously improving efforts, such as:

  • Ensuring no plastic waste is discharged at sea (read more about the Plastics Waste Processor)  
  • Managing solid waste in an environmentally responsible manner
  • Conserving energy, installing energy-efficient technologies, and using energy from renewable and alternative sources
  • Using ballast water management practices to aid in preventing the introduction of non-native species