Biological Opinion (Reinitiation) City and Borough of Juneau Docks and Harbors Department  Statter Harbor Improvements Project Juneau, Alaska

December 31, 2019

Endangered Species Act (ESA) Section 7(a)(2) Biological Opinion (Reinitiation) City and Borough of Juneau Docks and Harbors Department  Statter Harbor Improvements Project Juneau, Alaska, NMFS Consultation Number: AKRO-2019-03544

In this document, the action agencies are the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which proposes to authorize construction activities associated with the Statter Harbor Improvements 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 first phase of this project, and may potentially include forthcoming MMPA permits associated with the later phases. 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

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 10/01/2020

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