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NMFS Seeks Comment On L-DEO Seismic Application
The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory applied to the National Marine Fisheries Service for an Incidental Hazard Authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals by harassment incidental to conducting an acoustic calibration and seismic testing program in the northern Gulf of Mexico in Fall, 2006. The NMFS proposes to grant the IHA conditioned on mitigation requirements. These requirements include safety radii that are based on modeling adjusted by empirical data L-DEO gathered in the Gulf of Mexico in 2003.

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