Mid-Atlantic Public Works Department, Newport
As an integral part of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (known as NAVFAC) enterprise, those in NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic are the Navy’s installation facilities experts, managing the planning, design and construction of shore facilities for 13 installations across the region from Maine to North Carolina. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, they fully support the mission of Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic and Commander, Navy Installations Command to enable and enhance Navy combat power by providing the most effective, efficient and cost-wise shore services and support. They deliver best-value facilities engineering and acquisition through their business lines and integrated product teams: Capital Improvements; Environmental; Asset Management and Public Works. These business lines and integrated product teams provide regionalized support to public works departments in the field to improve engineering and acquisition quality and timelines, reduce backlog and carryover, ensure a strong return on investment, reduce unnecessary infrastructure, and improve safety and environmental compliance.
NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic operates with an annual Navy Working Capital Fund business volume of approximately $560 million and executes more than $1.5 billion a year in construction, professional engineering and facilities services for the Navy and Marine Corps. Its professional workforce includes more than 100 military and
3,300 civilian personnel.
Program Contact: 401-841-7671
Website: www.cnic.navy.mil/Newport (click on “Operations Management,” then on “Environmental Support”)
The Environmental Division’s mission is to manage environmental protection programs at NS Newport. Adhering to the Navy’s policies contained in OPNAVINST 5090.1C, the Environmental and Natural Resource Manual, the Environmental Division takes the lead in pollution prevention, conservation, compliance and cleanup.
It is the point of contact, technical expert and liaison on all environmental matters throughout the station and neighborhood commands. Major responsibilities include planning, programming, budgeting and allocating funds for environmental protection; applying for all federal, state and local permits; developing and administering environmental protection programs; and overseeing installation restoration projects.