government doesnt prescribe retrofit (modifications)
for existing noise sources. The government also
exempts military aircraft, combat equipment, and
weapon systems from new noise design standards.
NATURAL, HISTORIC, AND
In keeping with federal programs, the Navy has
established programs, suitable to its military mission,
for the preservation of natural, cultural, and historic
resources. The Navy programs consist of land
management, forest management, fish and wildlife
management, outdoor recreation, and general support
for all land under naval jurisdiction.
Land management includes soil and water
conservation, land restoration, noxious weed and
poisonous plant control, agricultural lands leasing,
range management, landscaping, and ground
Forest management includes the production and
sale of forest products for multiple-use and
Fish and wildlife management includes marine
mammal protection, migratory fish protection, game
and nongame species management, and animal damage
Outdoor recreation involves the protection of
nature through programs such as migratory bird
management, endangered species protection, and
preservation of the earths natural beauty. Recreation
programs include the management and use of off-road
vehicles, national recreation trails, hiking trails, outdoor
recreation areas, wild and scenic rivers, and wilderness
General support programs involve people and
nature. Those involving people include youth programs,
public participation, and cooperative agreements with
public agencies. Those involving nature include
resources inventory, conservation awards, coastal area
management, wetland protection, flood plain
management, natural area preservation, and animal
REVIEW 1 QUESTIONS
Q1. List the four main sources of pollutants.
Q2. What are two primary effects of pollution?
Q3. What is the primary pollution concern of the
Q4. To help reduce air pollution, what steps has the
Navy taken to improve their power plants ashore
Q5. Name the agreement that the Navy follows to
dispose of treated sewage in foreign waters.
Q6. How many nautical miles from the U.S. coastline
can vessels discharge unpulped trash?
ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAM
Learning Objective: When you finish this chapter, you
will be able to
Recognize the policy for and identify the need
for the Navys energy conservation program.
Most of the Navys ships and all of its aircraft use
petroleum-based fuel. In addition, the Navys vehicles