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Incidental Take Authorization: TC Energy Columbia Gulf Transmission, LLC's East Lateral XPRESS Project in Barataria Bay, Louisiana


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NOAA Fisheries has received a request from TC Energy Columbia Gulf Transmission, LLC for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to the East Lateral XPRESS Project in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. NOAA Fisheries is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an incidental harassment authorization to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities. NOAA Fisheries is also requesting comments on a possible one-time, 1 year renewal that could be issued under certain circumstances and if all requirements are met. NOAA Fisheries will consider public comments prior to making any final decision on the issuance of the requested authorization and agency responses will be summarized in the final notice of our decision.

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 09/15/2023