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Incidental Take Authorization: Revolution Wind, LLC Construction of the Revolution Wind Energy Facility Offshore of Rhode Island

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Notice
Published
03/21/2022

Summary

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from Revolution Wind, LLC, a subsidiary of Ørsted Wind Power North America, LLC’s, for authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to construction and operation activities associated with the Revolution Wind Offshore Wind Farm in Revolution Wind’s lease area on the Outer Continental Shelf (OSC-A 0468) offshore of Rhode Island over the course of 5 years beginning in 2023. NOAA Fisheries is announcing receipt of Revolution Wind’s request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals and issuance of a Letter of Authorization.

Figure 1. Location of the RWF within Lease Area OCS-A 0486 and the RWEC (Revolution-Wind 2021).
Figure 1. Location of the RWF within Lease Area OCS-A 0486 and the RWEC (Revolution-Wind 2021).

Supporting Materials

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 04/21/2022