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Incidental Take Authorization: NextEra Energy Transmission MidAtlantic Holdings, LLC Marine Site Characterization Surveys off New Jersey

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Notice
Published
05/09/2022
Comments Close
06/08/2022

Summary

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from NextEra Energy Transmission MidAtlantic Holdings, LLC (NEETMA) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to high-resolution geophysical (HRG) site characterization surveys off the coast of New Jersey. NOAA Fisheries is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) 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. NOAA Fisheries will consider public comments prior to making any final decision on the issuance of the requested authorization and agency responses will be summarized in the final notice of our decision.

Survey areas

Federal Register

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 05/06/2022