Federal Magistrate declares Navy’s 2019 decision authorizing the EA-18G “Growler” expansion at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

Federal Magistrate declares Navy’s 2019 decision authorizing the EA-18G “Growler” expansion at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Contact:  Paula Spina, 206.265.0981, paulaspina.wa@gmail.com Read from COER December 12, 2021 Coupeville, WA – Friday, December 10, 2021, Federal Magistrate J. Richard Creatura filed his Read more…

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COER Litigation Update

NEPA Actions:  On July 9, 2019, SDA member group Citizens of the Ebey’s Reserve (COER) and the Washington State Attorney General independently filed lawsuits against the U.S. Navy.  Both lawsuits alleged that the Navy’s Growler expansion plan on Whidbey Island violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  The lawsuits asserted that the Read more…

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COER Files Preliminary Injunction

COER’s board of directors is committed to fight for justice – for the environment, the future of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve, and the health and safety of the children and families of Central Whidbey and the region!  PRESS RELEASE:Citizens of the Ebey’s Reserve (COER) along with private citizen Paula Read more…

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SDA Response to the Navy Record of Decision

For Immediate Release       Contact: Maryon Atwood. Chair, SDA, 360-678-1414, Maryon@whidbey.net sounddefensealliance.org, https://facebook.com/SoundDefenseAlliance Department of Defense and Navy announce massive Growler Flight and Operations expansion decision – dismissing State officials and community opposition. Sound Defense Alliance will continue to fight Coupeville, WA.  In an unprecedented move and over the objections Read more…