The International association of Geophysical contractors published the following article:
“Seismic surveyors follow rules to protect marine life
By Gail Adams
My Word columnist
OCTOBER 9, 2017, 10:00 AM
The United States has an 80-year history of discovering helpful scientific data from marine seismic surveying. Currently, less than 10 percent of federal waters are open for energy exploration due to current regulations. Also, to date, there is no scientific data indicating any risks to marine life associated with sound from seismic exploration activities.