Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas spoke at the Leaders Summit on Climate where he reaffirmed the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) commitment to adapt and respond to the climate emergency, including by announcing several steps the Department is taking to address this crisis.
The deactivating effects of heat and sunlight on SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are consistent across different variants of the virus, according to new research from DHS S&T.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science (DHS) Technology (S&T) Directorate hereby gives Notice of the Availability for the draft Environmental Assessment to evaluate the potential environmental impacts associated with the continued testing of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) under the Joint Unmanned Systems Testing in Collaborative Environment (Project JUSTICE).
S&T NBACC research finds that sunlight is the strongest environmental factor that inactivates COVID-19.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has revised its 2012 Environmental Justice Strategy and is currently accepting public recommendations. The deadline for submitting recommendations is November 1, 2020. All recommendations received by DHS from the public will be conveyed to the Environmental Justice Interagency Working Group.
SEP provides policy, guidance, training, technical support, and Departmental oversight through coordination with DHS Components and consultation with the public. As a result, energy and resilience, sustainability and environmental compliance, and environmental planning and historic preservation programs are appropriately integrated throughout activities, operations, and programs of DHS and its stakeholders.
Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Port Isabel Service Processing Center
These reports summarize the Department’s progress toward achieving the goals of Executive Order 12898 during fiscal years 2017-2019. The Department of Homeland Security is proud to be an active participant in the interagency effort to incorporate environmental justice values as it keeps the nation safe, secure, and resilient.
Final Environmental Assessment for the Proposed 2017 Rowley Training Center Master Plan Update
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) Adoption, Charleston Naval Complex (CNC) Proposed Construction of a Marine Container Terminal Cooper River in Charleston Harbor, City of North Charleston, Charleston County, SC
Proposed DHS FEIS Adoption, Proposed Intermodal Container Transfer Facility, North Charleston, SC