Marine Mammals; File No. 14856
Notice is hereby given that a permit has been issued to Bruce R. Mate, Ph.D., Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon State University, Newport, OR 97365 to conduct research on 78 species of marine mammals for scientific research.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Operation of Offshore Oil and Gas Facilities in the U.S. Beaufort Sea
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), as amended, and implementing regulations, notification is hereby given that a Letter of Authorization (LOA) has been issued to BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. (BP) to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to operation of offshore oil and gas facilities in the U.S. Beaufort Sea, Alaska.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a workshop to solicit input from fishing industry members and other stakeholders on best management practices for offshore wind development in the United States.