The Office of Environment (OE) is one of three Offices that report to the Associate Administrator for Environment and Compliance. The OE serves three primary functions within the Maritime Administration:
- Provides Agency environmental support, including Agency compliance with applicable environmental laws, regulations, and Executive Orders; National Environmental Policy Act reviews and evaluations; and environmental support for Port and Inter-modal Infrastructure and America’s Marine Highway Program.
- Provides marine transportation stakeholder support and assistance, including R&D related to emerging marine transportation environmental issues.
- Provides advice to the Maritime Administrator and the Department of Transportation related to domestic and international environmental and energy policies that affect marine transportation.
Updated: Tuesday, October 30, 2018