Title

USS Arizona: An Environmental Lesson

Date of Award

5-29-2006

Document Type

Capstone Project

Disciplines

Environmental Policy & Mgmt

Degree Name

Master of Env Policy Mgmt

Department

Environmental Policy And Management

Advisor

Anton Camarota

Keywords

environmental awareness; Environmental education; environmental management system (EMS); Environmental responsibility -- Hawaii; interagency cooperation; National Park Service; oil; Oil pollution of the sea -- Hawaii; outreach program; U.S. Navy; USS Arizona Memorial (Hawaii); USS Arizona Memorial Site

Abstract

The National Park Service and the U.S. Navy should develop and implement an environmental awareness outreach program for the USS Arizona Memorial Site to inform visitors about the site's environmental aspects. An outreach program will increase visitor environmental awareness while improving the interagency management of the site by enabling both agencies to conform to existing policies and environmental management goals. The development of an environmental awareness outreach program should involve input from agency personnel responsible for the management or operation of any aspect of the USS Arizona Memorial Site. Content for the outreach program should include past environmental improvements and current efforts underway so visitors understand how the Park Service and Navy are managing the environmental aspects of the site.

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