The Navy is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement for a new proposed submarine dry dock at the Pearl Harbor Navy Shipyard and is seeking community input.  The proposed project is meant to give the Navy improved facilities maintenance on current and future classes of fast-attack submarines.

The Navy is initiating a 35-day public outreach and comment period through Oct. 19. Due to the pandemic, the Navy is using online platforms for its public outreach.

The proposed location of the new submarine dry dock. 

Navy officials have launched a “virtual open house” website with overviews of the proposed plan and preliminary alternatives. The website has a section to electronically submit comments about the project and identify specific environmental concerns or topics for consideration in the EIS. The Navy will also hold a virtual public meeting on Sept. 29 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. followed by resource-specific breakout sessions from 6 to 7 p.m.

Not a subscription

Civil Beat is a small nonprofit newsroom, and we’re committed to a paywall-free website and subscription-free content because we believe in journalism as a public service.
That’s why donations from readers like you are essential to our continued existence.
Help keep our journalism free for all readers by becoming a monthly member of Civil Beat today.

About the Author