NMFS Extends Comment Period for Atlantic Seismic IHAs

On June 6, 2017, the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service published a Federal Register notice of five proposed incidental harassment authorizations, pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act, to incidentally harass marine mammals during the conduct of geophysical survey activity in the Atlantic Ocean, with comments due by July 6, 2017. In response to requests to extend the public comment period, NMFS has extended the public comment period.  Click here for more details and relevant links.

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