Rules & Regulations

Regulations and Actions

Recent Regulations and Actions

Incidental Take Authorization: Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Construction in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation to incidentally harass, by Level A and Level B harassment, marine mammals during a particular activity (West Dock facility construction)…
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Effective
07/01/2023

Incidental Take Authorization: Vineyard Wind 1 LLC Construction of the Vineyard Wind Offshore Wind Project, Massachusetts

NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to Vineyard Wind 1, LLC to take, by Level A harassment and Level B harassment, marine mammals during construction of a commercial wind energy project offshore Massachusetts. …
Effective
05/01/2023

Incidental Take Authorization: South Fork Wind, LLC Construction of the South Fork Offshore Wind Project off of Rhode Island and Massachusetts

NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to South Fork Wind, LLC to take, by Level A harassment and Level B harassment, marine mammals during construction of a commercial wind energy project offshore New York, Rhode Island,…
Effective
11/15/2022