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NMFS Seeks Comment on Navy IHA Application
On February 28, 2012, the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service published Federal Register notice that NMFS has received an application from the U.S. Navy for an Incidental Harassment Authorization to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to conducting research, development, test and evaluation activities at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act, NMFS' Federal Register notice requests comments on NMFS' proposed IHA authorizing the Navy to incidentally harass, by Level B Harassment only, marine mammals during the specified activity. Comments and information must be received by NMFS no later than March 29, 2012.

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