The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service has issued an Incidental Harassment Authorization under the Marine Mammal Protection Act to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. This IHA authorizes Scripps to incidentally harass, by Level A and Level B harassment, marine mammals during a low-energy marine geophysical survey in the northeastern Pacific Ocean. This Authorization is valid from September 22, 2017, through September 19, 2018. Click here more detail and relevant links.
Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Low-Energy Geophysical Survey in the Northeastern Pacific Ocean