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Okinawa governor ignores Tokyo’s deadline to approve Marine Corps runway permits

Stars and Stripes 28 Sep 2023
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The governor of Okinawa prefecture has defied a deadline set by Tokyo to approve design changes for a coastal airfield that will one day replace Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. Gov ... Tamaki on Sept ... The airfield being built at the Marine base Camp Schwab is meant to replace MCAS Futenma in urban Ginowan ... .

What the crab is that? Researchers ask public for help in tracking new arrival to NC coast

BlueRidgeNow 28 Sep 2023
Williams said it also isn't know if the large crab, while not native, will cause any long-term ecological damage to the coast's fragile marine environment ... Museum of Natural Sciences or Robert Corbett ( with the NC Division of Marine Fisheries.

Warnock encourages Georgia students to apply for military academies

Cleburne Times-Review 27 Sep 2023
This week, U.S. Sen ... 30 ... Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy or U.S. Naval Academy ... Academy Nominations” section at Additional questions can be sent to Warnock’s office at To be eligible to attend the U.S ... Merchant Marine Academy, U.S ... • Be a U.S.

Gutierrez: Ultra Japan

Guam Pacific Daily News 25 Sep 2023
Gutierrez; Gov ... Soichiro Higuchi, CEO, Shintsu SP, GVB Japan Marketing Representative Office; Vera Topasna, Executive Director at Community Defense Liaison Office-Office of the Governor; Regina Nedlic, GVB Japan Marketing Manager; Elaine Pangelinan, GVB Marketing Manager; Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero; GVB President & CEO Gov ... Gov ... Former Gov.

First permits issued for new swordfish fishing gear that’s safe for marine mammals 25 Sep 2023
The National Marine Fisheries Service recently issued its first 50 permits to fishermen using a new deep-set buoy gear that, unlike the mile-long, 100-foot-wide nets that drift in the ocean to tangle up fish, uses hooks to target only swordfish ... In 2018, then-Gov.

DOD to upgrade discharge statuses of those hurt by Don't Ask Don't Tell

Colorado Politics 25 Sep 2023
The proactive review will help address the injustice of the policy, she said ... A new outreach campaign to encourage veterans to apply started this week with a website at US Army, Marine Corps leaders confirmed; other military promotions still in limbo. Contact the writer at or (719) 429-9264 ....

OR Marine Warning and Forecast

The Lawton Constitution 22 Sep 2023
OR Marine Warnings and Forecast for Monday, September 25, 2023 ... URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE ... * View the hazard area in detail at https.// ... Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid strong winds ...

CA Marine Warning and Forecast

The Lawton Constitution 22 Sep 2023
CA Marine Warnings and Forecast for Monday, September 25, 2023 ... URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE ... * View the hazard area in detail at https.// ... Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid strong winds ...

Texas lawmakers call for special session to address border crisis

Victoria Advocate 22 Sep 2023
(The Center Square) – Texas lawmakers have called on Gov. Greg Abbott to call a special legislative session to address the border crisis ... Gov ... The measures Gov. Abbott has taken to date, including installing marine barriers, container blockades and concertina wire, have not stopped illegal entry between ports of entry. Previous special sessions Gov ... Gov.

Japan with favorable ruling orders Okinawa to resume work on Marine airfield

Stars and Stripes 21 Sep 2023
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – A Japanese Cabinet minister this week gave Okinawa’s governor until Wednesday to approve design changes for a coastal airfield planned to replace Marine Corps Air Station Futenma or face further legal action from Tokyo. Tetsuo Saito, the minister of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism, on Tuesday notified Okinawa Gov.

3-year-old dies while crossing Rio Grande

ABC7 21 Sep 2023
The agency says troopers with the Tactical Marine Unit responded to reports that a child had been swept away by the current ... DPS said the family was attempting to cross the river north of the floating marine barrier Texas Gov ... .

Surge in COVID cases prompts new masking orders in the Bay Area, here's a breakdown by county

NBC Bay Area 21 Sep 2023
Here's a breakdown of new orders by county. Santa Clara County ... For more guidance from San Francisco, visit Alameda County ... Contra Costa County ... news Sep 7 ... For more information, visit Marin County. Regardless of vaccination status, anyone in the following places in Marin County must wear a mask to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

Marine Fisheries asks public to report Blue Land Crab sightings

Island Free Press 20 Sep 2023
(Photo. D. O’Leary) ... Division of Marine Fisheries is asking people to please be on the lookout for blue land crabs, Cardisoma guanhumi, and to report sightings ... For more information, please contact Robert Corbett at with the NC Division of Marine Fisheries or Bronwyn Williams with the N.C ... .

$82M will help protect whales from vessel strikes after over 60 strandings on Atlantic Coast

NJ 19 Sep 2023
Vessel strikes and entanglements are the leading causes of death and injury for many types of marine mammals in our region,” U.S ... “This funding supports advancements in technology, enforcement, and science, which will help the right whale and other whale and marine mammal species before they become critically endangered too.”.

NFWF Announces $1.3 Million in Grants to Support Coral Reefs

Enid News & Eagle 19 Sep 2023
Hawai'i’s coral reefs are threatened by a combination of stressors including vessel damage, marine debris, coastal development, pollution runoff, and sedimentation from terrestrial sources caused by impacts such as wildfires or overgrazing by axis deer,” said J.B ... Learn more