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Incidental Take Authorization: SouthCoast Wind, LLC Construction of the SouthCoast Wind Offshore Wind Project


Marine Mammal Protection Act
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NOAA Fisheries has received a petition from Mayflower Wind, LLC* (Mayflower Wind), a 50/50 joint venture between Shell New Energies US, LLC (Shell New Energies) and OW North America, LLC (Ocean Winds), requesting authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to the Mayflower Wind Offshore Wind Project in a designated lease area on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)-A-0521 offshore Massachusetts, over the course of 5 years beginning in 2025. NOAA Fisheries is announcing receipt of Mayflower Wind’s request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals and issuance of a Letter of Authorization.

*Since publication of the Notice of Receipt of Application, Mayflower Wind, LLC has changed its name to SouthCoast Wind, LLC.

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 03/14/2023