Rules & Regulations

Regulations and Actions


Recent Regulations and Actions

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

Incidental Take Authorization: South Quay Wall Recapitalization Project, Naval Station Mayport, Florida

NOAA Fisheries hasissued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast and Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlanticto incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during
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Effective
02/15/2020

Incidental Take Authorization: NOAA Fisheries AFSC Fisheries and Ecosystem Research Activities in Pacific and Arctic Oceans

NOAA Fisheries' Office of Protected Resourceshereby issues regulations to govern the unintentional taking of marine mammals incidental to fisheries research conducted in multiple specified geographical regions over the course of five years. These
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Effective
10/07/2019