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Incidental Take Authorization: Rio Grande LNG, LLC (Rio Grande) LNG Terminal Construction in the Brownsville Ship Channel in Cameron County, Texas


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Affected Species
Common Bottlenose Dolphin
Atlantic Spotted Dolphin
Rough-Toothed Dolphin


NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to Rio Grande LNG LLC, authorizing the take of small numbers of marine mammals incidental to the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Brownsville Ship Channel, Texas.

Rio Grande Terminal Site.PNG


Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 07/01/2021