Incidental Take Authorization: Statoil Wind Site Characterization Surveys Offshore New York

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Notice
Effective
04/24/2018

Summary

NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to Statoil Wind U.S. LLC (Statoil) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during marine site characterization surveys off the coast of New York as part of the Empire Wind Project in the area of the Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS-A 0512) (Lease Area) and coastal waters where one or more cable route corridors will be established.

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 05/10/2018