NMFS Issues IHA to Air Force for Kauai, Hawaii

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service has issued an incidental harassment authorization to the U.S. Air Force 86 Fighter Weapons Squadron to incidentally harass marine mammals during Long Range Strike Weapons System Evaluation Program activities in the Barking Sands Underwater Range Extension area of the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Kauai, Hawaii. This authorization was issued under NMFS’ regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Agency. It is effective from October 1, 2016, through November 30, 2016.

Click here for NMFS’ Federal Register notice of this action, which contains links and more details.

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