The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Environment) serves as the principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations, and Environment) for all matters pertaining to environmental protection, compliance, restoration, and technology, and management of natural, historical and cultural resources for Department of Navy (DON) activities worldwide.
The DASN (Environment) is the DoD/DON liaison for the following groups and agencies:
DASN Environment’s program elements, including Environmental Restoration, Environmental Quality (Compliance, Conservation, and Pollution Prevention), Environmental Technology, and Historical Preservation, comprise a total annual program of over $1 billion.
Environmental Planning for Department of the Navy Actions
Access to Ships and Shore Facilities, and Release of Information Regarding Navy Oil Spills
Policy for Environmental Protection, Natural Resources, and Cultural Resources Programs
Department of the Navy Policy for Consultation with Federally Recognized Indian Tribes
Department of the Navy Cultural Resources Program