NAVY - OPNAV 5090.1C CH-1
(N45) ENVIRONMENTAL READINESS PROGRAM MANUAL
|Publication Date:||18 July 2011|
Scope and Applicability
a. The Navy is committed to operating successfully in a manner compatible with the environment. The mission for the Navy's Environmental readiness Program is to ensure the ability of United States Navy forces to effectively operate world-wide in an environmentally responsible manner. both ashore and afloat. Navy, joint and combined operational and training must be planned and executed to fully meet operational readiness requirements and can prepare. train and operate as required, personnel must be aware of the environmental requirements established by Federal, State and local laws and regulations; executive Order (EO); and Department of Defense (DoD) and Navy policy. National defense and environmental protection are, and must continue to be, compatible goals. Achievement of these goals requires the leadership and personal commitment of military and civilian personnel throughout the Navy chain of command.
b. The number of environment implementing regulations has increased in recent years, and these regulations are in a continuous state of change. This instruction discusses Federal laws and regulations, DoD and Navy policies applicable to Navy installations, organizations and platforms. In addition, shore activity personnel should be aware of and comply with the additional requirements imposed by State and local governments. This instruction also addresses procedures by which ships will be made aware of the applicable State and local requirements for U.S. ports in which they may be moored.
a. to discuss requirements, delineate responsibilities, and issue policy for the management of the environmental, natural and cultural resources for all Navy ships and shore activities.
b. This is a significant revision to the Environmental and Natural Resources Program Manual. The manual should be reviewed in its entirety.