On November 30, 2018, the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service issued an IHA in the Atlantic Ocean to ION GeoVentures, pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). NMFS has received a request, co-signed by officers from ION GeoVentures (ION) and GX Technology Corporation (GXT), to administratively change the name of the holder of the subject IHA from ION to GXT. No other changes are proposed. NMFS is inviting comments on the proposed change. NMFS must receive comments by January 2, 2020. Click here for more details and relevant links.