Incidental Take Authorization: Mayflower Wind Energy, LLC Marine Site Characterization Surveys off of Massachusetts

Summary

NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization to Mayflower Wind Energy LLC to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during site characterization surveys 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 0521) and along a potential submarine cable route to landfall at Falmouth, Massachusetts. 

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Map of Mayflower Wind Lease OCS-A 0521 within the Massachusetts Wind Energy Area and the proposed export cable route to Falmouth, MA. 

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 07/28/2020