Biological Opinion Gastineau Channel Historical Society Sentinel Island Moorage Float Juneau Alaska (AKRO-2019-03407)
Endangered Species Act (ESA) Section 7(a)(2) Biological Opinion Gastineau Channel Historical Society Sentinel Island Moorage Float Juneau Alaska AKRO-2019-03407.
The action agencies in this document are the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the NMFS Office of Protected Resources, Permits and Conservation Division (PR1). USACE proposes to authorize construction activities associated with the Sentinel Island Moorage Float. PR1 proposes to permit Marine Mammal Protection Act Level B take (i.e., take by harassment) of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) and humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in conjunction with this project. The consulting agency for this proposal is NMFS’s Alaska Region. This document represents NMFS’s Biological Opinion on the effects of this proposal on endangered and threatened species.