National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration August 6, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Mukilteo Multimodal Construction Project in Washington State
Document Number: 2020-17212
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to incidentally harass, by Level A and Level B harassment, marine mammals during pile driving and pile removal activities associated with the Mukilteo Multimodal Construction Project in Washington State.
Public Comment for a Draft NOAA Science and Technology Strategy: Citizen Science
Document Number: 2020-16895
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice announces the availability for public comment of the NOAA Citizen Science draft strategy. This strategy is intended to dramatically expand our application of this emerging science and technology focus area by improving the efficiency, effectiveness and coordination of its development and usage across the agency.