Mariana islands range complex: environmental impact statement / overseas environmental impact statement, volume 1 of 2
Island and Ocean Ecosystems
The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 requires Federal agencies to examine the environmental effects of their proposed actions. On behalf of the Department of Defense Representative Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). Federated States of Micronesia and Republic of Palau (DoD REP) the Navy is preparing this EIS/OEIS to assess the potential environmental effects associated with continuing and proposed military activities within the MIRC Study Area. The Navy is the lead agency for the EIS/OEIS because of its role as Executive Agent. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services (USDA WS), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the United States Army: the United States Marine Corps. the United States Air Force and the United States Coast Guard were invited as cooperating agencies. The NMFS. U.S. Department of Interior (Office of Insular Affairs), FAA. U.S. Marine Coips and U.S. Air Force have accepted as cooperating agencies.