National Marine Fisheries Service Authorizes Harm and Harassment of Marine Mammals in Gulf of Mexico by Oil Exploration Company

The National Marine Fisheries Service announced that it issued a letter of authorization (LOA) to LLOG Exploration Offshore, LLC authorizing the incidental harm and harassment of marine mammals during geophysical survey activities in the Gulf of Mexico. The LOA is effective from August 1, 2022, through August 31, 2023.