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Jet Crashes


Two more recent military jet crashes raise many grave concerns and questions. (Read)



Help STOP analyze the Navy's faulty FEIS


We need your help! The Navy's first noise analysis of the jets using the Electronic Warfare Range (EWR) appeared in the Northwest Training and Testing Final Environmental Impact Statement (NWTT FEIS). (Read)


Are Daily Sonic Booms in Our Future?


When asked whether sonic booms would be an impact of the Pacific Northwest Electronic Warfare Range, the Navy says no. When asked why sonic booms are often heard over the Olympic Peninsula, the Navy claims the sonic booms are accidents or denies that its jets are responsible for the sonic booms. (Read)


Navy Jets Attempt Evasive Maneuver Around NEPA


"The Pentagon has transformed the National Environmental Policy Act into a sham and a shame." This statement aptly describes what the Navy has made of NEPA in respect to its Pacific Northwest Electronic Warfare Range proposal. The more one looks at what the Navy has done, and has not done, the more alarming its actions become. (Read)


Navy Omits Electromagnetic Radiation Facts


In this update we discuss another gross deficiency - the complete failure to analyze the impacts of the electromagnetic radiation that would be emitted by the electronic warfare weapons with which the aircraft using the proposed EWR will be equipped. (Read)


Navy's Analysis of Electronic Warfare Range is Grossly Deficient


STOP's ongoing review of the Navy's recently released Northwest Training and Testing Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) has identified what we believe are a number of significant violations of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). (Read)


New Turbulence May Interrupt Navy's Flight Plans


In our last update we stated that the Navy's Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for its Northwest Training and Testing activities was legally insufficient for several reasons. Among these reasons was the Navy's failure to base the analysis of the noise impacts of the proposed Pacific Northwest Electronic Warfare Range (EWR) on real aircraft sound measurements and actual flight paths. (Read)


Electronic Warfare Range Update

On October 1, 2015, the Navy released the Northwest Training and Testing Final Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). This document covers the Navy's anticipated training activities in an area stretching from Northern California to Alaska. (Read)