NMFS Proposes IHA for Seismic Survey in Cook Inlet, Alaska

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service has received a request from SAExploration Inc. for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to a proposed oil and gas exploration seismic survey program in Cook Inlet, Alaska between April 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act, NMFS requests comments on its proposal to issue an incidental harassment authorization to SAE to incidentally take marine mammals, by Level B harassment only, during the specified activity. Comments and information must be received by NMFS no later than April 20, 2015.

Click here for Federal Register notice of this proposed IHA.

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