NOAA Reopens Comment Period Relating to Incidental Takes of Sea Turtles

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is seeking comments on the ongoing collection of data and reporting requirements relating to incidental takes of sea turtles in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay net operations. The ongoing data collection aids the agency in ensuring that sea turtles are being adequately protected under the Endangered Species Act. The comment period will be open until November 1, 2021.