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Incidental Take Authorization: Vineyard Wind 1 LLC Construction of the Vineyard Wind Offshore Wind Project off of Massachusetts


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Affected Species
Fin Whale
Humpback Whale
Minke Whale
North Atlantic Right Whale
Sei Whale
Sperm Whale
Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin
Common Bottlenose Dolphin
Long-Finned Pilot Whale
Risso’s Dolphin
Short-Beaked Common Dolphin
Harbor Porpoise
Gray Seal
Harbor Seal
Harp Seal


NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to Vineyard Wind 1, LLC to take, by Level A harassment and Level B harassment, marine mammals during construction of a commercial wind energy project offshore Massachusetts.

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 09/01/2022