NMFS Issues Pile Driving IHA for Kodiak Using New Acoustic Guidance

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service has issued an incidental harassment authorization to the City of Kodiak to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during construction activities associated with pile driving
and removal and down hole drilling activities in Kodiak, Alaska. NMFS has issued this IHA under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. This Authorization is effective from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

NMFS used its new Acoustic Guidance in issuing this IHA.

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