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

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Notice
Published
08/06/2019
Comments Close
09/05/2019

Summary

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the U.S. Navy (Navy) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to training and testing activities conducted in the Northwest Training and Testing (NWTT) Study Area for a period of seven years, from November, 2020 through November, 2027. Pursuant to regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act, 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.

Map of NWTT Study Area

Study Area

Supporting Materials

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 08/05/2019