Sonar

Navy Sonobuoy

Navy Wants To Place More Sonar-Pinging Buoys Off Coasts Of California, Oregon, Washington

The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates.

01/25/2015

A blue whale breaches the surface. (NOAA)

California Regulators Reject Navy Sonar Training Over Threat To Whales

The California Coastal Commission has rejected a Navy explosives and sonar training program that critics said could harm endangered blue whales and other sea life.

03/08/2013

Search crews use sonar equipment at Chesbro Reservoir, June 19, 2012. (CBS)

New Equipment Used In Search For Sierra LaMar

Dive teams using new tools were out again at Chesbro Reservoir in Morgan Hill, looking for the body of missing teenager Sierra LaMar.

06/19/2012

Humpback Whale

Navy: Sonar, Blasts Might Hurt More Pacific Sea Life

The U.S. Navy says its training and testing using sonar and explosives could potentially hurt more dolphins and whales in Hawaii and California waters than previously thought.

05/11/2012

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