Archived Articles (2015, 2014)

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Jamail, Dahr. “Sounds of War: Navy Warplanes Producing Deadly Noise Around U.S. Bases,” Truthout, July 27, 2015.


Berger, Erin. “Welcome to the Quietest Square Inch in the United States,” Outside Magazine, July 23, 2015.


Johnson, Nicholas. “USFS Won’t Permit Navy Training Plan Until 2016,” Port Townsend Leader, July 22, 2015.


Rossof, Henry. “VIDEO: Neighbors Protest Against Noise Pollution Caused By Jets,” KIRO 7 Seattle News, July 15, 2015.




Jamail, Dahr. “Destroying What Remains: How the US Navy Plans to War Game the Arctic,” Truthout/TomDispatch, May 21, 2014.  This article has been re-posted in The Huffington Post, The Nation, and Russia Insider.


“Citizens Ask Island County commissioners to halt ‘irreparable injury’ from jets,” The Islands’ Weekly, May 18, 2015.


Gottleib, Paul. “Flood of Public Comments Pushes Back Navy Plans for Electronic Warfare Testing On Peninsula,” Peninsula Daily News, May 17, 2015.


“Island County Board of County Commissioners Hears From COER,” May 16, 2015. (comments by Ken Pickard, Maryon Attwood, Jan Pickard, Michael Monson, Cate Andrews)


“Dr. Martin Pall Interview (short) Navy’s Electromagnetic Emitters and Health Effects,” Olympic Peninsula Watch, May 12, 2015.


Connelly, Joel. “Is Noise from Navy Jets a Threat to Olympic National Park? Rep. Derek Kilmer Wants Soundings,” Seattle PI, May 11, 2015.


Markovich, Matt. “Lawsuit:Loud Navy planes are causing depression, anxiety,”, April 28, 2015.


Bernton, Hal. “Whidbey citizens group in Court over Navy Growlers noise,” Seattle Times, April 27, 2015.


Gallant, Connie. “Navy War Games over Olympic National Park and Forest,
Daily Kos, April 21, 2015.


McDaniel, Chris. “Navy still examining pursuit of permit for using Department of Natural Resources lands in electronic warfare training,” Peninsula Daily News, April 16, 2015.


McDaniel, Chris.  “State Agency Opting Out, but It Won’t Delay Navy in Pursuing Electronic Warfare Project,” Peninsula Daily News, April 12, 2015.


Barnard, Jeff. “Feds to Consider Endangered Species Listing for Spotted Owl,” Seattle Times, April 8, 2015.


CoNN. “U.S. Navy Drills Destroy Marine Life. Next Target: Korea,” Anonymous, April 5, 2015.


Editorial. “Forests Not the Place for Training,” HeraldNet, March 10, 2015


Solomon, Barbara. “Opinion: Convert Washington’s Only UNESCO World Heritage Site to a Warfare Training Zone,” Wine, Women and Chocolate, March 10, 2015.


Editorial. “Forests Not the Place for Training,” HeraldNet, March 10, 2015.


Jamail, Dahr. “Domestic Military Expansion Spreads Through the US, Ignites Dissent,” Truthout, March 9, 2015.


Reid, Janis. “Anti-Jet Group Appeals to Navy Brass,” Whidbey News-Times,March 4, 2015.


Scott, Douglas, “Department of Natural Resources Denies Navy’s Electromagnetic Warfare Training on Olympic Peninsula,” The Outdoor Society, March 2, 2015.


Leach, Leah. “Electronic Warfare Training—Department of Natural Resources Says ‘not interested’ in Participating with Navy,” Peninsula Daily News, March 1, 2015.


“State Agency Won’t Let Navy Use Its Forest Roads for Electronic Warfare Training,” Sky Valley Chronicle, February 28, 2015.


Johnson, Nicholas. “DNR Won’t Let Navy Use Its Forest Roads for Electrononic Warfare Training,” PT Leader, February 28, 2015.


“National Parks Set Attendance Record for 2014; Olympic 6th Most Visited National Park in System,” Peninsula Daily News, February 17, 2015.


Casey, James. “Sequim City Council Hears Complaints Over Navy Growler Noise,” Peninsula Daily News, February 11, 2015.


Ron Richards. “An EWR Opponent’s Opinion of Derek Kilmer’s Town Hall Meeting, Guest Opinion,” Port O Call, January 30, 2015.


Turner, Carol. “Sonar, Sosus and ‘Rebalancing,’ and What it Means for Marine Life,” Port O Call, January 30, 2015.


Sullivan, Karen. “No Electromagnetic Warfare Testing on the Olympic Peninsula,” Feral House for West Coast Action Alliance, January 29, 2015.


Le, Phuong. “Navy Wants to Deploy More Sonar-Emitting Buoys,” Seattle Times, January 25, 2015.


Casey, James. “Kilmer Faces Foes of Navy’s Peninsula Plans; Congressman Says He’ll Take Their Concerns to D.C.,” Peninsula Daily News, January 24, 2015.


Bermant, Charlie. “Rep. Kilmer Fields Concerns Over Electronic Warfare Training During Port Townsend Meeting,” Peninsula Daily News, January 19, 2015.


Botta, Nancy. “Congressman Kilmer at Town Hall Meeting in Port Townsend,” RainDagger Productions, January 16, 2015.


Ahearn, Ashley. “Will Sonobuoys in the Pacific Help the Navy But Harm Whales?,”  Earthfix, January 13, 2015.


Bermant, Charlie. “Port Townsend City Council to Complain about Navy Process with Growlers, Electronic Warfare Range,” Peninsula Daily News, January 7, 2015.


Botta, Nancy. “Council Considers Response to Additional Growler Jets on Vimeo,” RainDagger Productions, January 6, 2015.


Francis, Mike. “Navy Modifies Environmental Impact Statement for Offshore Training, Invites Comment,” The Oregonian, January 2, 2015.


Nortier, Capt. Michael, “Small Change to Training Plan Provides Big Help to Navy,” PT Leader (perspective article by commanding officer of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island), December 31, 2014


Nortier, Capt. Michael, “Guest Column—Navy’s Proposed Electronic Warfare Training Meant to Protect, Save U.S. Lives,” Peninsula Daily News, December 26-27, 2014.


“Navy Seeks Public Comment on Sonar Use in Training With Supplement to Environmental Impact Statement,” Peninsula Daily News, December 23, 2014 (online), December 24, 2014 (print edition)


Jamail, Dahr, “Electromagnetic Warfare Training Would Harm Humans and Wildlife, Truthout,” December 15, 2014.


Bermant, Charlie. “Hundreds Gather, Speak Mind at Port Townsend Open House for Growler Jet Additions,” Peninsula Daily News, December 12, 2014.


Reid, Janice. “Class-Action Lawsuit Taking Aim at Whidbey Real Estate Companies,” Whidbey News-Times, December 6, 2014.


Weinberg, Dusty. “Navy Seeks to Practice Using Electromagnetic Radiation Weapons Over U.S. Soil,” Project Censored, December 6, 2014.


Bergstein, Al.  “Hundreds Turn Out for Navy Growler EIS Scoping Meeting in Port Townsend Thursday,” Olympic Peninsula Environmental News, December 4, 2014.


Noory, George. “Electromagnetic Radiation Warfare, Border Training Bases Nationwide: Craig B. Hulet, George Noory Coast to Coast, December 3, 2014.  Begin at 12:20 on audio recording.


Sutton, Linda. “Electronic Warfare Range—Area Adjacent to Olympic National Park,” Thom Hartmann Blog, November 29, 2014. 


Marx, Gene. “One Overreach Too Far,” OpEdNews, November 27, 2014.  


Bergstein, Al. “Letter to Forest Service Regarding the Navy Training Electronic Warfare Environmental Assessment,” Olympic Peninsula Environmental News, November 26, 2014. 


Johnson, Nicholas. “Dems Decry Navy’s Path to Permit, ” Port Townsend Leader, November 26, 2014.


Murphy, Patricia. “Time for Public Comment on Navy War Training Running Out” KOMO News Seattle, November 25, 2014. 


Jamail, Dahr.  “Truthout Interviews Dahr Jamail on Electromagnetic Radiation War Games in Washington State,” (audio interview) Truthout, November 23, 2014.  


Roberts, Robbie. “Navy Warfare Training:Coming to a Forest Near You,” Port O Call, November 23, 2014.


Bermant, Charlie. “Jefferson Democrats pass resolution seeking more comment opportunities for Navy electronic warfare training project,” Peninsula Daily News, November 19, 2014. 


Botta, Nancy. “Pacific Beach Meetings with US Navy,” RainDagger Productions. November 19, 2014.


Bruscas, Angelo. “Navy electronic warfare plan grilled by Pacific Beach crowd,” North Coast News, November 19, 2014. 


KBKW News. “Pacific Beach meeting to discuss warfare training program over Olympic Peninsula, ” KBKW News, November 17, 2014. 


Bermant, Charlie. “Public meeting set in Port Townsend to discuss proposal to add 36 Growlers at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, ” Peninsula Daily News, November 13, 2014. 


Jamail, Dahr. “Navy Plans Electromagnetic War Games Over National Park and Forest in Washington State” Truthout, November 10, 2014.


Aithison, Sarah. “Quinaults to Navy: We’ll be watching your electronic warfare training ops,” Puget Sound Business Journal, November 10, 2014. 


Botta, Nancy. “Port Angeles Meeting with USFS and US Navy,” RainDagger Productions, November 7, 2014.


Gottleib, Paul. “Navy meeting on proposed electronic warfare range packed with opponents,” Peninsula Daily News, November 7, 2014.


Humbert, Jon “War Games Protest” KOMO News, Seattle. November 6, 2014.


Aitchison, Sarah. “Opposition mounts to Navy’s proposal for electronic warfare training on Olympic Peninsula, ” Puget Sound Business Journal, November 6, 2014.


Ashton, Adam. “Olympic National Forest extends review period for Navy’s electronic warfare training plan, ” The [Tacoma] News Tribune, October 31, 2014. 


Swanson, Nancy, “U.S. Navy Planning for Electronic Warfare on Olympic Peninsula Elicits Public Outcry,” The Examiner, October 29, 2014.  


Swanson, Nancy. “U.S. Navy plan for electronic warfare on Olympic Peninsula elicits public outcry,”  The Examiner, October 25, 2014.


Reid, Janis. “Navy Addresses Concerns About ‘War Game’ Involved in Whidbey Growler Training,” Whidbey News-Times, October 29, 2014.


Wilson, Scott. “EDITORIAL: The sound of electronic warfare,”  Port Townsend Leader, October 29, 2014.


Exotic Hikes, “Electromagnetic Warfare Training Coming to Washington Coast and Rainforests,” October 18, 2014.


Lacitis, Erik. “Navy’s Electronic-Warfare Training Not Flying in Forks,” Seattle Times, October 17, 2014.  


“Navy Receives Local Public Comment at Forks Meeting,” KXRO News Radio, October 16, 2014.


Johnson, Nicholas. “Austin Not Worried About Navy’s Warfare Training Plans,” Port Townsend Leader, October 15, 2014.


Botta, Nancy. “Forks Meeting with USFS and US Navy,” RainDagger Productions, October 14, 2014.


Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics, “No Olympic War Games,” October 13, 2014.


Reid, Janis. “Navy Environmental Impact Statement to Include Up to 37 Growlers at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station,” Whidbey News-Times, October 11, 2014. Updated October 23, 2014.


Littlebear, Linda. “Navy Busted over Electromagnetic Radiation Training in WA State,” YouTube. October 9. 2014.


Gottleib, Paul. “No people, large animals to be harmed in electronic warfare training, Navy says– but it has its risks” Peninsula Daily News, September 28, 2014.


Associated Press. “Navy wants to conduct war games off of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula” Oregon Live, September 27, 2014.


Associated Press. “Navy wants to conduct war games on Wash. Coast”  KOMO News, September 27, 2014.


Gottleib, Paul. “For war games next year, Navy wants to post trucks with electromagnetic radiation equipment on West End” Peninsula Daily News, September 25, 2014.


Baron, Christi. “Electronic Warfare coming to a neighborhood near you,” Forks Forum, September 24, 2014.  


Bergstein, Al. “Navy Planning Electronic Warfare Exercises Near Forks–No Warning to Locals -Forks Forum,” Olympic Peninsula Environmental News, September 24, 2014.


CBC News, “Wireless Radiation Health Studies Needed, Scientists Say,” April 1, 2014.


King Staff, “Jet Supporters to the Navy: Bring the Noise,”, March 24, 2014.


Foley, James A. “US Nave Sued for Violating Marine Mammal Protection Act in Connection With Sonar Training Exercises,” Nature World News.  January 28, 2014.


Bermant, Charlie. “Port Townsend Casts Wary Eye on Prospect of More Noisy Navy Jet Test Flights Out of Coupeville,” Peninsula Daily News, December 23, 2013.


Bartley, Nancy. “Roaring Controversy Over Navy Jets on Whidbey Island,” Seattle Times, December 22, 2013.


Hill, Christian and Ashton, Adam. “Flying Low, Loud, Late and Illegal near JBLM,” The News Tribune, August 4, 2013.


Wagner, David. “Navy Expects to Kill Hundreds of Dolphins and Whales,” KTBS, August 30, 2013.


Burnett, Justin. “Federal Suit Filed; OLF Practices Suspended,” Whidbey News-Times, July 21, 2013.


Mcnew, David. “California Commission Rejects Navy Sonar Training, Says It Would Harm Whales,” NBC news, March 8, 2013.


Kirk, Ruth. “Olympic National Park,” video 25:24, November 3, 2009.




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Hammerstrom, John G. “NAVY JET NOISE: Hammerstrom Calls in the FBI,” The Blue Paper: Key West, January 21, 2014



Nord, James and Brown, Matthew. “Air Force Approves a Bomber Training Airspace Expansion Over Northern Plains,” Star Tribune, January 16, 2015.


Kohn, Jay. “Battle Brewing Over Montana Airspace,” MTN News, December 18, 2014.



Brunt, Charles D. “Protesters Seek End to Military Training,” Albuquerque Journal, November 5, 2013.



Miller, Carol. “U.S. Military Land and Sky Grab,” Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, Winter-Spring 2015 Newsletter, pp 15-16.




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