The Defense Department is honoring nine winners with the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards for exceptional environmental achievements and innovative, cost-effective environmental practices.
The Air Force is working closely with leading academic researchers to solve a global challenge: cleaning groundwater contaminated with Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Perfluorooctanoic Acid, known as PFOS and PFOA.
A team of researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Energy and Power Division participated in the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy Summit March 13-15 at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.
The Air Force took home three top honors in the 2018 Secretary of Defense environmental awards program. Frederick Javier, 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida, earned the award for environmental quality, team/individual.
The United States Army Reserve observed Earth Day with events across the nation during Earth Week on April 16 through April 22. From Hawaii to Puerto Rico, the United States Army Reserve celebrated Earth Day at Installations, Readiness Divisions and the Mission Support Command.
The Army's theme for Earth Day 2018 is "Sustain the Mission/Secure the Future." This theme is emboldened by Jacksonville District's on-the-ground efforts to protect and preserve our environment on numerous fronts.For example, the Kissimmee River Restoration project (photographed above) is an ongoing Everglades restoration project that will restore approximately 40 square miles of river/floodplain ecosystem in South Florida.
Mark Correll, deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force for Environment, Safety, and Infrastructure, addresses attendees at a dedication event in ealry April for a 28 megawatt solar array at Vandenberg Air Force Base.
As part of the Green Neighbor Initiative, garrison members travel to local schools to provide information on the importance of recycling and becoming good environmental stewards. Mr. Russ Grossley conducted the presentation, while Dr. Choi, Kyung Ae served as interpreter.
The Air Force is working closely with leading academic researchers to solve a global challenge: cleaning groundwater contaminated with Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Perfluorooctanoic Acid, known as PFOS and PFOA
Over the last 12 years, the SDNG has led the nation in efforts to reduce energy consumption, and its energy management program is designed to create a greener, safer and more cost-effective organization.
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.