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Incidental Take Authorization: Maine Department of Transportation Falls Bridge Project in Blue Hill, Maine

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Notice
Published
11/04/2021
Comments Close
12/06/2021

Summary

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the Maine Department of Transportation (MEDOT) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to the Falls Bridge Replacement Project in Blue Hill, Maine. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NOAA Fisheries is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities. We are also requesting comments on a possible one-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. We will consider public comments prior to making any final decision on the issuance of the requested MMPA authorizations and agency responses will be summarized in the final notice of our decision.

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Last updated on 11/26/2021