Incidental Take Authorization: Avangrid Renewables LLC Marine Site Characterization Surveys for Renewable Energy off the Coast of North Carolina in the area of OCS-A508

Summary

NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to Avangrid Renewables, LLC (Avangrid) to take small numbers of marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to high-resolution geophysical (HRG) survey investigations associated with marine site characterization activities off the coast of North Carolina in the area of the Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS-A 0508) (the Lease Area) and the coastal waters off North Carolina and Virginia where one or more cable route corridors will be established. 

Project Location Map from S end of Chespaeake offshore through Albermarle Sound

Project Location

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 10/25/2019