NMFS Issues IHA for Navy Construction Activities

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service has issued an incidental harassment authorization, under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, to the U.S. Navy to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, five species of marine mammals during construction activities associated with a wharf construction project in Hood Canal, Washington. This authorization is effective from July 16, 2014, through February 15, 2015. Click here to read NMFS’ Federal Register notice of this IHA.


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