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Navy Wind Energy Study Public Comment Period Ends February 15

Town of Middletown
February 1, 2013

Naval Station Newport held an open house Thursday, January 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Community College of Rhode Island where we presented the results of studies that were prepared to support the installation’s Environmental Assessment (EA) for the use of Wind Energy.  The event was attended by approximately sixty members of the community and media.
The slides displayed at this event are now available for review on-line at:
– click on the “Operations and Management” tab then “Environmental Support” and it will take you to the page with all of the information gathered in support of this assessment.
     The slides from the open house can be found towards the bottom of the page clearly marked Posters from Public Meeting (January 31, 2013).  They will open in pdf format.
    The public comment period on this process will remain open until midnight, Friday, February 15, 2013.  Comments should be submitted via US Mail to:

            Naval Station Newport
            Environmental Department
            Attn:  Shannon Kam
            1 Simonpietri Dr
            Newport, RI  02841

    We will also accept e-mailed comments but they must be signed and submitted as a pdf document in order to insure authenticity.  E-mail comments may be sent to:


For more information on Naval Station Newport contact the installation Public Affairs Office at (401) 841-3538