Incidental Take Authorization: Bay State Wind LLC Marine Site Characterization Surveys for Renewable Energy off the Coast of Massachusetts in the Area of OCS-A 0500

Summary

NOAA Fisheries issued an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to high-resolution geophysical (HRG) survey investigations associated with marine site characterization activities off the coast of Massachusetts in the area of the Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS-A 0500) and along cable routes to the coast of Massachusetts (the Study Area). 

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