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Incidental Take Authorization: Sunrise Wind, LLC Construction and Operation of the Sunrise Wind Offshore Wind Farm, offshore New York

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Notice
Published
06/02/2022
Comments Close
07/05/2022

Summary

NOAA Fisheries has received a petition from Sunrise Wind, LLC (Sunrise Wind), a 50/50 joint venture between Orsted North America Inc. and Eversource Investment LLC, requesting authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to construction and operation activities associated with the Sunrise Wind Offshore Wind Farm in a designated lease area on the Outer Continental Shelf (OSC-A 0487) offshore New York over the course of 5 years beginning in 2023. NOAA Fisheries is announcing receipt of Sunrise Wind’s request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals and issuance of a Letter of Authorization. NOAA Fisheries invites the public to provide information, suggestions, and comments on Sunrise Wind’s application and request.

Project location
Location of the Sunrise Wind Farm within Lease Area OCS-A 0487 and the SRWEC (Sunrise Wind 2021).

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 06/01/2022