Biological Opinion POA-2018-00276, Erickson Residence Marine Access Project, Juneau, Alaska
Endangered Species Act (ESA) Section 7(a)(2) Biological Opinion POA-2018-00276, Erickson Residence Marine Access Project, Juneau, Alaska, NMFS Consultation Number: AKR-2019-01827
In this document, the action agencies are the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which proposes to authorize construction activities associated with the Erickson Residence Marine Access Project, and the NMFS Office of Protected Resources, Permits and Conservation Division (PR1), which proposes to permit Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) Level A take (i.e., take by injury or mortality) and Level B take (i.e., take by harassment) of Steller sea lions (SSL) and humpback whales in conjunction with the noise levels and associated activities resulting from the construction. The consulting agency for this proposal is NMFS’s Alaska Region. This document represents NMFS’s biological opinion (opinion) on the effects of this proposal on endangered and threatened species and designated critical habitat.