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Incidental Take Authorization: Hilcorp Alaska Construction and Operation of the Liberty Drilling and Production Island in Foggy Island Bay, Beaufort

NOAA Fisheries issued regulations to govern the unintentional taking of marine mammals incidental to construction and operation of the Liberty Drilling and Production Island (LDPI) in the Beaufort Sea, Alaska over the course of five years.  These…
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Published
12/20/2019

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

NOAA Fisheries' Office of Protected Resources hereby 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: Office of Naval Research Arctic Research Activities in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas (2019)

NOAA Fisheries has 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

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

In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research (ONR…
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Published
09/27/2018

Incidental Take Authorization: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Low-energy Marine Geophysical Survey in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean

NOAA Fisheries issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to Scripps Institution of Oceanography to incidentally harass, by Level B and Level A harassment, marine mammals during a low-energy marine geophysical survey in the Northwest Atlantic…
Published
06/15/2018

Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Ice Exercise Activities in the Arctic

NOAA Fisheries has issued an IHA to the U.S. Navy for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to Ice Exercise 2018 activities proposed within the Beaufort Sea and Arctic Ocean north of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. Example of an ice camp   …
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Published
02/14/2018

Incidental Take Authorization: Subsea Cable Laying Operations in U.S. Arctic

NOAA Fisheries issued an IHA to Quintillion Subsea Operations LLC for authorization under the MMPA to take marine mammals, incidental to conducting subsea cable-laying and maintenance activities in the Beaufort, Bering, and Chukchi seas, during the open…
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Issued
08/16/2017

Proposed Rule to Designate Critical Habitat for the Arctic Subspecies of Ringed Seal

On December 3, 2014, NOAA Fisheries published a proposal to designate critical habitat for the Arctic subspecies (Phoca hispida hispida) of the ringed seal (Phoca hispida) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). NOAA Fisheries is withdrawing that…
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Published
12/09/2014

Incidental Take Authorization: BP Exploration Northstar Oil and Gas Facility Operation in Beaufort Sea

Upon application from BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc., NOAA Fisheries issued regulations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act to govern the unintentional taking of marine mammals incidental to operation of offshore oil and gas facilities in the U.S…
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Published
12/12/2013

Listing 4 Subspecies of Ringed Seals (Arctic, Okhotsk, Baltic and Ladoga) Under the ESA

Final determination to list the Arctic (Phoca hispida hispida), Okhotsk (Phoca hispida ochotensis), and Baltic (Phoca hispida botnica) subspecies of the ringed seal (Phoca hispida) as threatened and the Ladoga (Phoca hispida ladogensis) subspecies of…
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Effective
02/26/2013