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Marine Mammal Protection Act Incidental Take Authorization

Project Name: 
Target Completion: 
08/30/2019
Status: 
In Progress
Responsible Agency: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Agency Status: 
Cooperating under FAST-41
Reason(s): 
Description: 

Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) Consultation 101(1)(5)(a) rulemaking and Letter of Authorization (LOA).

Agency: NOAA-NMFS

Marine mammals in agency's jurisdiction and in geographic area: Humpback whale, Beluga whale, Killer whale, Harbor porpoise, and Harbor seal.

Milestones:
Initial application received
MMPA Letter of Authorization (LOA) permit application received: April 6, 2017.
Complete 04/06/2017
Completed application received
Notice of Receipt (NOR) published: Target: December 1, 2017* *NOAA’s ability to meet this schedule is contingent upon receipt of adequate and complete application information.
In Progress
Target: 12/01/2017
Issuance of decision for permit/approval.
Target: August 2019* * NOAA’s ability to meet this schedule is contingent upon receipt of information required to proceed and the ability of NMFS to make the required finding.
Planned
Target: 08/30/2019
Notice to proceed
N/A
Review Terminated with no decision
N/A
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