Rules & Regulations

Regulations and Actions

Recent Regulations and Actions

Incidental Take Authorization: King Pile Markers Project on the Columbia River

NOAA Fisheries has issued an IHA to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) to incidentally harass, by Level A and Level B harassment only, marine mammals during the King Pile Markers Project on the Columbia River in Washington and
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Effective
10/01/2020

Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Dry Dock Expansion Project at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine

NMFS has received a request from the United States Navy for the re-issuance of a previously issued incidental harassment authorization (IHA) with the only change being effective dates. The initial IHA authorized take of five species of marine mammals, by
Effective
03/01/2020

Incidental Take Authorization: U.S. Navy Submarine Base New London Pier Construction, Groton, Connecticut

Upon application from the U.S. Navy (Navy), NOAA Fisheries is issuing regulations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act for the taking of marine mammals incidental to the pier construction activities conducted at the Naval Submarine Base New London in
Effective
03/01/2020