The National Marine Fisheries Service has received an application from Deepwater Wind Block Island, LLC for an Incidental Harassment Authorization to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to the installation of the Block Island Wind Farm Export and Inter-Array Cables.
Tagged: Marine Conservation
In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an incidental harassment authorization to the Sonoma County Water Agency to incidentally harass three species of marine mammals during estuary management activities conducted at the mouth of the Russian River, Sonoma County, California.
The National Marine Fisheries Service is exchanging unused rock sole Community Development Quota for yellowfin sole CDQ acceptable biological catch reserves in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites the public to comment on the applications for recovery permits to conduct activities with the purpose of enhancing the survival of endangered species.
Notices of various public meetings on U.S. fisheries.
The House Natural Resources Committee met on Wednesday morning to hear expert testimony on three bills, including the Save Our Salmon Act (H.R.4582).
A joint hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules and Interior Subcommittees examined the barriers to removing federal protections, or delisting species from the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA).
During the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works oversight hearing to examine the President’s FY 2017 budget request, Chairman James Inhofe (OK) was highly disparaging of the requested budgetary increases for climate change, while Ranking Member Barbara Boxer (CA) lauded EPA’s efforts to protect human health and the environment.
Ocean acidification, driven by global fossil fuel emissions, is being exacerbated by local pollution.
Recreational fishermen from Maine to Texas can now keep track of saltwater fishing regulations just by looking at their smartphone.