Welcome to the informational web site supporting the Environmental Impact Statement for the U.S. Navy Waterfront Projects at the Naval Base Kitsap Bangor
Commander, Naval Base Kitsap is the official sponsor of this project website. Questions regarding its content may be directed to the Public Affairs Officer, Tom Danaher, at (360) 627-4031.
This website has been designed to facilitate public participation in the review of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed U.S. Navy Land-Water Interface and Service Pier Extension at Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, located in Silverdale, Kitsap County, Washington.

Map showing the locaiton of Naval Base Kitsap Bangor
Location of Naval Base Kitsap Bangor
Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, located on Hood Canal approximately 20 miles (30 kilometers) west of Seattle, Washington (see adjacent map), provides berthing and support services to United States (U.S.) Department of the Navy (Navy) OHIO Class ballistic missile submarines, hereafter referred to as TRIDENT submarines, as well as a SEAWOLF class submarine.

The Navy is preparing an EIS to evaluate the potential environmental impacts from the Navy’s proposed construction and operation of new security structures, relocation of submarines and extension of an existing pier on the Naval Base Kitsap Bangor waterfront.

The Navy proposes two projects on the Naval Base Kitsap Bangor waterfront to: (1) comply with Department of Defense directives to protect TRIDENT submarines from increased and evolving threats and to prevent the seizure, damage or destruction of military assets and (2) eliminate deployment constraints and improve maintenance efficiencies of the SEAWOLF Class submarines.

The proposed actions include:
  • Land-Water Interface
    • Construct two pile-supported piers or modify/lengthen the existing Port Security Barriers across the intertidal zone to enclose the Waterfront Restricted Area on Naval Base Kitsap Bangor
  • Service Pier Extension
    • Relocate two SEAWOLF Class submarines from Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton to Naval Base Kitsap Bangor
    • Extend the existing Bangor waterfront Service Pier
    • Construct associated facilities and a parking lot

EIS Scoping

The Navy invites you to participate in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process for the Land-Water Interface and Service Pier Extension EIS by helping to identify environmental concerns and potential alternatives for consideration in the Draft EIS.


Announcements

The Notice of Intent (NOI) for the Land-Water Interface and Service Pier Extension EIS was published in the Federal Register on February 1, 2013. Click the links below to view the NOI as published in the Federal Register, the EIS Scoping Information Fact Sheet and the Public Involvement Activities Scoping Summary Report.

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Schedule

Federal Register Notice Published: February 1, 2013

Public Scoping Period: February 1 - March 17, 2013
The scoping comment period closed as of Sunday, March 17, 2013.

Open House Information Sessions:
Open House Sessions: 5:00-8:00 P.M.
Open house information sessions will include poster stations staffed by Navy representatives. There will not be a presentation or formal oral comment session.
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 Chimacum High School Commons
91 W. Valley Road
Chimacum, WA 98325
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 North Kitsap High School Commons
1780 NE Hostmark St.
Poulsbo, WA 98370
* Individuals requiring reasonable accommodations, please contact Mr. Tom Danaher, Public Affairs Officer, at (360) 627-4031 or tom.danaher@navy.mil.




NEPA does not require Federal agencies to establish a website. This website has been developed to provide the public with information about the project.


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