Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Issuing Annual Catch Limits to the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service has announced the availability of a draft environmental impact pursuant to the U.S. National Environmental Policy Act of This draft EIS assesses the impacts of issuing annual catch limits for the subsistence harvest of bowhead whales by Alaska Natives from 2019 onward. The official 60-day comment period for comments on the draft EIS began on June 1, 2018 and will end on July 31, 2018.

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