Department of the Navy, DoD.
The United States Department of the Navy (DoN), announces its decision to conduct training and testing in the Atlantic Fleet study area as described in Alternative 1 of the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Final Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (AFTT FEIS/OEIS). Under Alternative 1, the DoN will be able to meet current and future DoN training and testing requirements.
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Alternative 1 is the DoN's preferred alternative, and is representative of training to account for the natural fluctuations of training cycles, deployment schedules, and use of synthetic training opportunities. Alternative 1 also includes an annual level of testing that reflects the fluctuations in DoN testing programs. The complete text of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the AFTT FEIS/OEIS is available on the project website at http://aftteis.com, along with the September 2018 AFTT FEIS/OEIS, dated September 2018 and supporting documents. Single copies of the ROD are available upon request by contacting: Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic, Attn: Code EV22 (AFTT EIS/OEIS project manager), 6506 Hampton Boulevard, Norfolk, VA 23508-1278.
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Dated: October 23, 2018.
Meredith Steingold Werner,
Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-23488 Filed 10-25-18; 8:45 am]
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