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Incidental Take Authorization: Juneau Waterfront Improvement Project in Juneau, Alaska


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Affected Species


On December 19, 2019, NOAA Fisheries received a request from the City and Borough of Juneau (CBJ) to modify their IHA. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), This modification includes changes to the prescribed mitigation and to the amount of authorized take by Level A harassment. The total amount of authorized taking remains the same. There are no changes to the activity, NOAA Fisheries' findings, the effective dates of the issued IHA, or any other aspect of the IHA. 

In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the City and Borough of Juneau (CBJ), Alaska, to take small numbers of marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to the Juneau dock and harbor waterfront improvement project. 

Overhead photo of project Location

Project Location

Artist Drawing of Completed Project

Artist Drawing of Completed Project

Last updated on 07/15/2020