NMFS Proposes Navy LOA for Virginia and North Carolina

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service NMFS has received a request from the U.S. Navy for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to the Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore training activities conducted in Virginia and North Carolina, from June 2015 through June 2020. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act, NMFS requests comments on its proposal to issue regulations and a five-year Letter of Authorization to the Navy to incidentally harass marine mammals. Comments and information must be received by NMFS no later than February 19, 2015.

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