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Protecting the Environment

The four pillars of the Air Force environmental mission are quality, conservation and planning, pollution prevention, and restoration.

The Environmental office works with all elements of the base, regulatory agencies and the community to ensure the job gets done in a sustainable manner. By working cooperatively, the Andersen team will continue to comply with environmental laws, preserve the natural environment, and accomplish its mission.

Andersen Air Force Base
Protecting the Turtles

Protecting the Turtles


Protecting the Starlings

Protecting the Starlings


Keeping Aircraft and the Environment clean

Keeping Aircraft and the Environment clean


Andersen Families Help Clean Up Beaches

Andersen Families Help Clean Up Beaches


Andersen Teams Up to Clean Up

Andersen Teams Up to Clean Up


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NAVFAC Marianas

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NAVFAC Marianas Awards $240 Million Design Build MACC to Five Guam-Based Small Businesses TUMON, Guam - The NAVFAC Marianas acquisition team recently awarded a $240 Million design-build multiple award construction contract (DB MACC) on July 13 to five Guam-based small businesses. NAVFAC Marianas small business professionals are pictured here during a Guam Contractors Association outreach some time in June. These folks along with a larger team of procurement professionals work diligently to make opportunities available to small businesses to the maximum extent practical. READ THE COMPLETE STORY HERE: http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=106322
Dual Change of Command Ceremony in Honor of CAPT Jones, CAPT Turner and CAPT Greeson - June 22
NAVFAC Marianas and Guam LT Governor Say Goodbye to CAPT Stephanie Jones - June 2018
#OneMarianasDefense Another episode! This one focuses on threatened and endangered species on Guam! Check it out... #NAVFACMarianas #MarineCorpsActivityGuam
Fair Winds and Following Seas, CDR Adam Perrins
Student Summer Internship Program Orientation Day 2018
Commemorating Memorial Day 2018
NAVFAC Marianas Civil Engineer Corps Officers, Civilian Professionals and Self Help Seabees Participate in Planting Flags
Several Top Performers Awarded for Big Achievements
Small Business and Safety Reach Out to Contractor Community May 2018
Fair Winds and Following Seas XO, You'll Be Missed!
ASAN, Guam - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas Commanding Officer Capt. Stephanie Jones, right, presents NAVFAC Marianas Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC) Program Manager Jackie Smith the Army’s Superior Civilian Service Award at the NAVFAC Marianas Headquarters building in Asan, April 26. Smith received the award, the Army’s third highest for a civilian, for his performance as lead safety and occupational health specialist in the Fort Worth District Regional Planning and Environmental Center of the Army Corps of Engineers from October 2007 to January 2018, just prior to reporting to his current post in Guam. He was recognized for his role in the “successful completion of multimillion dollar unexploded ordnance projects” during that time. (Naval Facilities Engineering Command Marianas Public Affairs Office/Released)
SANTA RITA, Guam - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) officers, University of Guam engineering faculty members, UOG pre-engineering students and DZSP 21 wastewater treatment team members gather for a photo following a tour of the Naval Base Guam (NBG) Wastewater Treatment Plant on NBG in Santa Rita, April 27. A tour of the wastewater treatment plant and the Orote Power Plant was arranged by NAVFAC Marianas CEC officers as part of an ongoing partnership to assist in the development of UOG’s fledgling School of Engineering. (Naval Facilities Engineering Command Marianas Public Affairs Office)
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific Vice Commander Capt. Michelle LaDuca, NAVFAC Marianas Commanding Officer Capt. Stephanie Jones and visiting NAVFAC Pacific and NAVFAC Headquarters inspectors gather for a photo following an out briefing after the quadrennial Inspector General inspection of NAVFAC Marianas, at the Joint Region Marianas headquarters in Asan, April 20. (NAVFAC Marianas Public Affairs Office/Released)
IG Inspection 2018: Improve processes and Review programs
Episode 2 of One Marianas Defense. #OneGuam

Guam EPA

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June 22, 2018 – Beach Advisories: 3 The results of 43 samples taken by the Guam Environmental Protection Agency on June 21, 2018, identified that the following recreational waters were polluted above the accepted bacteriological standards: AGAT: Bangi Beach TALOFOFO: Talofofo Bay UMATAC: Umatac Bay Swimming, fishing or playing in unsafe waters may result in minor illnesses such as sore throats or diarrhea. It may also result in more serious illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, or severe gastroenteritis. Children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems have a greater chance of getting sick when they come in contact with contaminated water.
Hafa Adai! Check out World Oceans Day on Friday, June 8, 2018! There will be a mini fair with plenty of activities for the kids, an intro to snorkeling, a canvas paint party and a beach cleanup!
Guam EPA is looking for a few great individuals to join our agency. Interested? http://epa.guam.gov/careers/
May 17, 2018 Beach Advisories: 5 Swimming, fishing or playing in unsafe waters may result in minor illnesses such as sore throats or diarrhea. It may also result in more serious illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, or severe gastroenteritis. Children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems have a greater chance of getting sick when they come in contact with contaminated water.
Today, we celebrated the retirement of Environmental Health Specialist III, Karl Olson. Karl is a valued member of the Guam EPA family. His professionalism and his positive demeanor will be greatly missed. We wish Karl and his family the very best and we thank him for 22 wonderful years of service to the people of Guam.
May 3, 2018 Beach Advisories: Swimming, fishing or playing in unsafe waters may result in minor illnesses such as sore throats or diarrhea. It may also result in more serious illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, or severe gastroenteritis. Children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems have a greater chance of getting sick when they come in contact with contaminated water.
Biba Malesso'! Join the Guam Nature Alliance and experience the Malesso's wastershed from ridge to reef!
Passing along some info from our friends at the Department of Agriculture:
April 27, 2018 Beach Advisories: Swimming, fishing or playing in unsafe waters may result in minor illnesses such as sore throats or diarrhea. It may also result in more serious illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, or severe gastroenteritis. Children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems have a greater chance of getting sick when they come in contact with contaminated water.
Recognize. Retreat. Report. Stop by the US Army Corps of Engineering booth at the 2018 Smokin Wheels to learn more!
April 6, 2018 Beach Advisories: Swimming, fishing or playing in unsafe waters may result in minor illnesses such as sore throats or diarrhea. It may also result in more serious illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, or severe gastroenteritis. Children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems have a greater chance of getting sick when they come in contact with contaminated water.
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March 31, 2018 Beach Advisories: Swimming, fishing or playing in unsafe waters may result in minor illnesses such as sore throats or diarrhea. It may also result in more serious illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, or severe gastroenteritis. Children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems have a greater chance of getting sick when they come in contact with contaminated water.
March 23, 2018 Beach Advisories: Swimming, fishing or playing in unsafe waters may result in minor illnesses such as sore throats or diarrhea. It may also result in more serious illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, or severe gastroenteritis. Children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems have a greater chance of getting sick when they come in contact with contaminated water.
March 16, 2018 Beach Advisories: Swimming, fishing or playing in unsafe waters may result in minor illnesses such as sore throats or diarrhea. It may also result in more serious illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, or severe gastroenteritis. Children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems have a greater chance of getting sick when they come in contact with contaminated water.
Guam EPA Pesticides Enforcement Division's Environmental Health Specialists Darry Guzman and Karl Olson conducting outreach and awareness on pesticide safety at the University of Guam's 50th Charter Day.