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Navy tells Whidbey residents where to comment

In an effort to improve service to local communities and enhance focus on airfield safety, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is establishing a new comment line and email address where community members can express their thoughts, concerns and issues beginning May 28.

Using this method will allow members of the public an opportunity to provide concentrated and comprehensive feedback, including noise complaints, according to a NAS Whidbey news release.

Noise complaints from residents near the Navy’s Outlying Field near Coupeville have been of particular concern recently.

Email is the preferred process for comments as it gives people an opportunity to expound on their issue or concern, allows people to use a variety of communication devices and is more efficient to monitor, according to base officials.

The new phone number for this service, including noise complaints or concerns, is 360-257-6665. Comments can also be emailed to comments.NASWI@navy.mil.

 

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