NMFS Issues MMPA Incidental Harassment Authorization for Construction at Naval Station Newport

The National Marine Fisheries Service issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Marine Aviation Operations to incidentally harass marine mammals during construction activities associated with vessel relocation at Naval Station Newport in Newport, Rhode Island. The IHA is effective from February 1, 2024, to January 31, 2025.