FY08 CNO Environmental Awards Announced


Story Number: NNS090227-30Release Date: 2/27/2009 3:38:00 PM
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By Easter R. Thompson, Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Readiness Division (N45) Public Affairs

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The winners have been named in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Awards competition, sponsored by the CNO Environmental Readiness Division (N45).

The annual CNO Environmental Awards program recognizes Navy ships, installations, and individuals or teams for exceptional environmental stewardship. The FY 2008 competition categories included: natural resources conservation, cultural resources management, environmental quality, pollution prevention, environmental restoration and environmental planning.

The 29 winners listed alphabetically within category are:

Natural Resources Conservation Large Installation Award:
- Naval Air Station Fallon
- Naval Base Coronado
- Naval Base Ventura County

Cultural Resources Management Installation Award:
- Commander, Fleet Activities, Okinawa, Japan
- Commander, Fleet Activities, Yokosuka, Japan
- Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, Kauai

Cultural Resources Management Individual or Team Award:
- Pamela Anderson of Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic
- Cultural Resources Team of Navy Region Hawaii
- Teruyo Nishibayashi of Commander, Fleet Activities, Okinawa, Japan

Environmental Quality Industrial Installation Award:
- Fleet Readiness Center East
- Fleet Readiness Center Southwest
- Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach

Environmental Quality Overseas Installation Award:
- Commander, Fleet Activities, Yokosuka, Japan
- Naval Support Activity Bahrain

Environmental Quality Small Ship Award:
- USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10)
- USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60)
- USS Underwood (FFG 36)

Pollution Prevention Non-industrial Installation Award:
- Naval Air Station Whidbey Island
- U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan
- U.S. Navy Region Center, Singapore

Pollution Prevention Individual or Team Award:
- Awni M. Almasri of Naval Support Activity Bahrain
- Pollution Prevention Team of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast
- Pollution Prevention Team of Naval Station Mayport

Environmental Restoration Installation Award:
- Naval Air Station Brunswick
- Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek
- Naval Base Ventura County

Environmental Planning Team Award:
- Atlantic Fleet Active Sonar Training (AFAST) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (OEIS) Environmental Planning Team of United States Fleet Forces Command
- Environmental Planning Team of Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst
- United States Fleet Forces Mayport Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Environmental Planning Team of United States Fleet Forces Command

John P. Quinn, acting director of the CNO Environmental Readiness Division, praised the winners.

"Bravo zulu to all award winners, and to the many other nominees. Your sustained commitment to environmental excellence is an integral part of Navy operations and essential to overall Navy mission accomplishment."

The CNO award winners will be honored June 2 in a ceremony in Washington at the U.S. Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center.

For more news from Ocean Stewardship, visit www.navy.mil/local/oceans/.

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