The Assistant General Counsel for Energy, Installations and Environment (AGC EIE) is the Department’s senior attorney for legal issues concerning environmental protection, natural resources, purchase, management, and disposal of real property, infrastructure analysis, safety, base closure and realignment, and strategic sourcing (including compliance with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76).
AGC EIE provides legal counsel and advice to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment) in general and to the General Counsel of the Navy with respect to issues within his/her area of special expertise. AGC EIE is responsible for the oversight and guidance for the provision of legal services within those areas in the Department of the Navy and works closely with the Judge Advocate General of the Navy on environmental and natural resources law issues.
In this regard, AGC EIE works closely with Headquarters Marine Corps, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV) Staff, including the Director, Environmental Readiness (N-45) and the Director, Ashore Readiness Division (N-46) and CNIC.
Lastly, the AGC EIE represents the Department on issues within his/her area of special expertise with the Department of Justice, EPA, the Council on Environmental Quality, General Services Administration, and other Federal agencies.