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Incidental Take Authorization: Bluepoint Wind, LLC Marine Site Characterization Surveys off of New York and New Jersey in the New York Bight

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Notice
Published
01/13/2023
Comments Close
02/13/2023

Summary

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from Bluepoint Wind, LLC for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to marine site characterization surveys in coastal waters off of New York and New Jersey in the New York Bight, specifically within the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf Lease Area OCS-A 0537 and associated export cable route area. NOAA Fisheries is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an incidental harassment authorization to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities. NOAA Fisheries is also requesting comments on a possible one-time, one-year renewal that could be issued under certain circumstances and if all requirements are met.

Project location
Project location

Federal Register

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 01/12/2023