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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: 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

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: 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

Nominations to the Marine Mammal Scientific Review Groups

As required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act, the Secretary of Commerce established three independent regional scientific review groups (SRGs) to provide advice on a range of marine mammal science and management issues. Current nominations for
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Comments Close
09/18/2019

Incidental Take Authorization: Low-Energy Geophysical Survey in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean

NOAA Fisherieshas received a request from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to a low-energy marine geophysical survey in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection
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Comments Close
09/11/2019

Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Operations of Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) Sonar (beginning in

OAA Fisheries, upon request from the U.S. Navy, issues these regulations pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act to govern the taking of marine mammals incidental to the use of Surveillance Towed Array Sensor Systems Low Frequency Active (SURTASS
Effective
08/12/2019

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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Published
08/12/2019

Incidental Take Authorization: Renewal of Washington Department of Transportation Dolphin Relocation at Bremerton Ferry Terminal

NOAA Fisheries hasissued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) Renewal to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to incidentally harass marine mammals incidental to the dolphin (a man-made structure that protects other
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Effective
08/08/2019