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Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Construction at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Notice
Published
05/19/2021

Summary

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the U.S. Navy (Navy) for authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to construction activities including bulkhead replacement and pile driving activities at Naval Station Newport over the course of five years from the date of issuance. NOAA Fisheries is announcing receipt of the Navy’s request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals. We invite the public to provide information, suggestions, and comments on the Navy’s application and request.

Project Location

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 05/18/2021