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Welcome to the United States (U.S.) Department of the Navy's Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (OEIS) website, an online resource for information concerning training and testing activities in at-water areas along the east coast of the United States and the Gulf of Mexico.

The U.S. Navy invites you to participate in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process for the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS). The Navy has prepared a Draft EIS/OEIS to analyze potential environmental effects from naval at-sea training and testing activities in the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Study Area.

Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Study Area
Announcements
Signed Letters of Authorization for Training and Testing - Tuesday, November 26, 2013
The signed Letter of Authorization for Training activities and the signed Letter of Authorization for Testing activities are available for download by clicking the respective links above. They are located in the Documents and References area.
Signed Record of Decision Available for Download - Monday, November 25, 2013
A copy of the signed record of decision for the Final Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing EIS/OEIS may be downloaded by clicking here.
Final Biological Opinion and Final Rule Available for Download - Monday, November 18, 2013
A copy of the Biological Opinion and Conference Opinion on Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing may be downloaded by clicking here. The Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Final Rule may also be downloaded by clicking here.
Notice of Availability - Friday, August 30, 2013
The Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Final EIS/OEIS Notice of Availability has been published in the Federal Register. A copy of the notice is available for download by clicking here.
Final EIS/OEIS Available for Download - Thursday, August 22, 2013
The Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing FINAL Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement is available for download on the FINAL AFTT EIS/OEIS (August 2013) page.
Updated Letter of Authorization and Transmittal Letter - Thursday, May 09, 2013
The Revised Marine Mammal Stranding Report has been posted - Thursday, February 21, 2013
National Marine Fisheries Service Marine Mammals Protection Act Proposed Rule - Thursday, January 31, 2013
The National Marine Fisheries Service Marine Mammals Protection Act Proposed Rule for takes of marine mammals incidental to U.S. Navy Training and Testing Activities in the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Study Area was published in the Federal Register 31 January 2013. The published PDF version is available for review on the Federal Register web site.
National Marine Fisheries Service Marine Mammals Protection Act Proposed Rule - Friday, January 25, 2013
The National Marine Fisheries Service Marine Mammals Protection Act Proposed Rule for takes of marine mammals incidental to U.S. Navy Training and Testing Activities in the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Study Area was filed 25 January 2013. It will be published in the Federal Register on 31 January 2013. The pre-publication PDF version is available for review from the Federal Register website.
Determination of Acoustic Effects on Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles Updated - Monday, January 07, 2013
An updated Determination of Acoustic Effects on Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles technical report is now available for download in the Supporting Technical Documents page.
Public Commenting has closed - Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The AFTT Draft EIS/OEIS commenting period was open for 60 days from May 11, 2012 to July 10, 2012. All comments are currently being reviewed by the Navy, for inclusion in the Final EIS/OEIS. 
Essential Fish Habitat Assessment Final Report Available - Friday, June 08, 2012
Fact Sheet Booklet and Posters Available - Friday, June 01, 2012
The AFTT draft EIS/OEIS fact sheet booklet and posters are a available for review and download in the documents and references section.
Notice of Availability Correction - Tuesday, May 22, 2012
A revision to the Notice of Availability has been posted in the Federal Register. The correction changed the end date of the comment period from 6/25/12 to 7/10/12. A copy of the notice is available for download by clicking here.
Notice of Availability - Friday, May 11, 2012
The Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing EIS/OEIS Notice of Availability has been published in the Federal Register. A copy of the notice is available for download by clicking here.
Notice of Public Meetings - Friday, May 11, 2012
The Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing EIS/OEIS Notice of Public Meetings has been published in the Federal Register. A copy of the notice is available for download by clicking here.
Supporting Technical Documents Available for Download - Friday, May 04, 2012

Several technical support documents are available on the Supporting Technical Documents page.

Draft EIS/OEIS Available for Download - Friday, May 04, 2012

The Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement is available for download on the Draft EIS/OEIS page.

Notice of Public Meetings - Friday, May 04, 2012
The Notice of Public Meetings Newspaper Ad is available for download on the Draft EIS/OEIS Notifications page.
The Ecosystem Technical Report is now available for download - Monday, April 16, 2012
The Ecosystem Technical Report is available for download in the Documents and References section.
Navy Marine Species Density Database (NMSDD) Technical Report is Now Available - Thursday, April 12, 2012
The Navy Marine Species Density Database (NMSDD) Technical Report has been added to the Documents and References section of the website. Click here to download the report files.