Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Northwest Training and Testing (NWTT) (2020)

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Proposed Rule
Published
06/02/2020

Summary

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the U.S. Navy to take marine mammals incidental to training and testing activities conducted in the Northwest Training and Testing (NWTT) Study Area. The Navy’s activities qualify as military readiness activities pursuant to the MMPA, as amended by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (2004 NDAA).

Map of NWTT Study Area

Study Area

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 09/18/2020