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Petitioning U.S. Military and 15 others

Stop the Military Plans! Save Pagan Island!


Pagan Island, the “Crown Jewel” of the Marianas, is again slated for certain environmental devastation, this time by a proposal from the U.S. Military to use it for “live-fire training” which includes everything from artillery to bombing.

Pagan is a small island in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). It is one of the most biologically and geologically diverse islands in the archipelago, and is home to many threatened and endangered species, some of which are found nowhere else in the world. Aside from its stunning beauty and rich ecological resources, Pagan is also one of the most habitable of the northern most islands in the CNMI. In fact, this island has supported the ancestors of Pagan islanders for over 3,000 years, as evidenced by Chamorro stone ruins found skirting its beautiful beaches.

The U.S. Military plans to occupy ALL of Pagan Island for live-fire training and military exercises, ignoring the indigenous rights of Pagan Islanders, and the devastating environmental impacts that such activity will certainly cause.

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This petition was delivered to:
  • U.S. Military
  • Senator
    Yumul, Ray N. (Senator)
  • United States congressman
    Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan
  • Dela Cruz, Francisco S. (
  • House of Representatives
    Deleon Guerrero, Joseph Pinaula
  • Senator
    Reyes, Pete P
  • Senator
    Cruz, Francisco Q.
  • Borja, Joaquin H.
  • Senator
    Borja, Francisco M.
  • Senator
    Taimanao, Jovita M.
  • Senator
    Hocog, Victor B.
  • CNMI Senate
    Torres, Ralph Dlg.
  • Lt. Governor of the CNMI
    Jude U. Hofschneider
  • Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific
  • Governor of the CNMI
    Eloy S. Inos
  • Senator
    Ayuyu, Juan M. (Senator)

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