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Incidental Take Authorization: City and Borough of Sitka's Gary Paxton Industrial Park Vessel Haulout Project in Sitka, Alaska

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Notice
Published
07/09/2024
Comments Close
08/08/2024

Summary

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the City and Borough of Sitka for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to the Gary Paxton Industrial Park Vessel Haulout Project in Sawmill Cove in Sitka, Alaska. 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, 1-year renewal that could be issued under certain circumstances and if all requirements are met, as described in Request for Public Comments at the end of this notice. NOAA Fisheries will consider public comments prior to making any final decision on the issuance of the requested MMPA authorization and agency responses will be summarized in the final notice of our decision.

Project location
Project location

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 07/10/2024