NMFS Issues IHA for LNG

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service has issued an Incidental Harassment Authorization to the Northeast Gateway® Energy Bridge TM, L.P., and Algonquin Gas Transmission, L.L.C., to take, by harassment, small numbers of 14 species of marine mammals incidental to operating, maintaining, and repairing a liquefied natural gas port and the Algonquin Pipeline Lateral facilities, in Massachusetts Bay, between December 22, 2014, through December 21, 2015. This IHA is effective through December 21, 2015. It is issued pursuant to the U.S. Marine Mammal Protection Act. Click here to read Federal Register notice of this IHA.

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