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Incidental Take Authorization: King Pile Markers Project on the Columbia River

NOAA Fisheries has issued an IHA to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) to incidentally harass, by Level A and Level B harassment only, marine mammals during the King Pile Markers Project on the Columbia River in Washington and
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10/01/2020

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
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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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02/15/2020

Initiation of 5-Year Reviews for 28 ESA Listed Species of Salmon and Steelhead

NOAA announced5-year reviews of 28 species listed under the Endangered Species Act.The listed species comprise 17 evolutionarily significant unitsof Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) and 11 distinct population segmentsof steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss).
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03/27/2020

Incidental Take Authorization: Cruise Terminal Improvement Project in the Port of Long Beach, CA

NOAA Fisheries has received a request from Carnival Corporation & PLC (Carnival) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to the Port of Long Beach Cruise Terminal Improvement Project in Port of Long Beach, California. Pursuant to the
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11/12/2019

MMPA List of Fisheries for 2020 - Proposed Rule

NOAA Fisheries publishes its proposed List of Fisheriesfor 2020, as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The List of Fisheriesfor 2020 reflects new information on interactions between commercial fisheries and marine mammals. NOAA
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11/12/2019

Proposed Rule to Designate Critical Habitat for the Central America, Mexico, and Western North Pacific Distinct Population Segments of Humpback Whales

We, NOAA Fisheries, propose to designate critical habitat for the endangered Western North Pacific distinct population segment (DPS), the endangered Central America DPS, and the threatened Mexico DPS of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) pursuant
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12/09/2019

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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10/07/2019

Proposed Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan

NOAA Fisheries received an incidental take permit application from eight irrigation districts and the City of Prineville, Oregon. The application included the proposed Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan (DBHCP)that describes how the districts and
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11/18/2019

Elochoman Type-N Coho Hatchery Program

NOAA Fisheries is making available for public review and comment an HGMP submitted by the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife for NMFS ESA Section 4(d) Rule limit 5 determination for the Elochoman Type-N coho program located at the Beaver Creek
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11/04/2019