Navy Publishes Draft SEIS for Hawaiian Bottlenose Dolphins and Sonar

The U.S. Department of the Navy has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Supplemental Overseas Environmental Impact Statement.  This draft SEIS analyzes the potential impact of SURTASS LFA sonar on the five common bottlenose dolphin stocks comprising the Hawaiian Islands Stock Complex (Kauai/Niiahu, Oahu, 4-Islands, Hawaii Island, and Hawaii Pelagic).

Public comment period on this draft Navy SEIS will end December 8, 2014.

Click here to read Federal Register notice of this draft Navy SEIS.





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