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Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Submarine Base New London Pier Construction, Groton, Connecticut

Upon application from the U.S. Navy (Navy), NOAA Fisheries is issuing regulations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act for the taking of marine mammals incidental to the pier construction activities conducted at the Naval Submarine Base New London in
Effective
03/01/2020

Incidental Take Authorization: South Quay Wall Recapitalization Project, Naval Station Mayport, Florida

NOAA Fisheries hasissued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast and Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlanticto incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during
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Effective
02/15/2020

Incidental Take Authorization: NOAA Fisheries AFSC Fisheries and Ecosystem Research Activities in Pacific and Arctic Oceans

NOAA Fisheries' Office of Protected Resourceshereby issues regulations to govern the unintentional taking of marine mammals incidental to fisheries research conducted in multiple specified geographical regions over the course of five years. These
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Effective
10/07/2019

Incidental Take Authorization: Statter Harbor Improvements Project, Juneau, Alaska

NOAA Fisheries has issued an IHA the City of Juneau for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to harbor improvement projects in Statter Harbor, Alaska. Project Location
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Effective
10/01/2019

Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Dry Dock Expansion Project at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine

In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act as amended, notification is hereby given that NOAA Fisherieshas issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the U.S. Navyto take small numbers of marine mammals,
Effective
10/01/2019

Final Rules to Revise Endangered Species Act Regulations

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and NOAA Fisheries jointly finalized revisions to regulations that implement portions of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). In 2017, we sought public input on how the Federal government can improve upon the
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Effective
09/26/2019

Critical Habitat for the Southern Resident Killer Whale

We, NOAA Fisheries, propose to revise the critical habitat designation for the Southern Resident killer whale (Orcinus orca) distinct population segment (DPS) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by expanding it to include six new areas along the U.S.
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Published

Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Construction of Ammunition Pier and Turning Basin at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, California

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from the U.S. Navy (Navy) for authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to conducting construction activities related to construction of an ammunition pier and turning basin at Naval Weapons
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Comments Close
10/17/2019

Incidental Take Authorization: Confined Rock Blasting near Ketchikan, AK

NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the City of Ketchikan to incidentally harass, by Level B and Level A harassment only, marine mammals during underwater confined rock blasting activities associated with a rock
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Effective
09/16/2019

Incidental Take Authorization: Office of Naval Research Arctic Research Activities in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas (2019)

NOAA Fisherieshas issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during Arctic Research Activities in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas. ONR’s
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Effective
09/10/2019