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CRE Posts Public Comments on NMFS Acoustic Guidelines
The NMFS recently published notice that the Agency is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement for its development of "science-based" guidelines for the effects of anthropogenic sound on marine mammals. The NMFS requested public comment on a several issues identified in its notice.

The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness has obtained copies of some public comment on NMFS's notice. We have posted on this website comments filed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association ("NMMA") and by CRE on NMFS's notice.

CRE has also posted its response to some of the issues raised by NMMA in its comments.

  • NMMA's comments
  • CRE's Comments
  • CRE's response to NMMA's comments

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