NAVY - OPNAV 5090.1B CH-4
(N45) ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCE PROGRAM MANUAL (CHANGES 1-4 INCORPORATED)
|Publication Date:||4 June 2003|
Purpose. a. To discuss requirements, delineate responsibilities, and issue policy for the management of the environment and natural resources for all Navy ships and shore activities.
b. This is a significant revision to the Environmental and Natural Resources Program Manual, and the manual should be reviewed in its entirety.
Applicability. The policies and procedures in this manual apply to shore activities within the United States, territories, commonwealths, and possessions. The policies in chapter 19 apply to ship operations worldwide. Other policies and procedures in this manual, including those regarding the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), are applicable to ships and Navy operations only within the territorial seas of the U.S. unless expressly stated otherwise. Navy policy for overseas shore activities is provided in chapter 18. This instruction describes the internal management of the Navy's environmental program, and is not intended to create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law by any party against the Department of the Navy (DON), its officers, employees, or any person.