U.S. Coast Guard Seeks Permit to Harm and Harass Marine Mammals During Alaska Dock Construction Project

The U.S. Coast Guard has applied to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for a permit to harm and harass marine mammals incidental to a floating dock extension project in Ketchikan, Alaska. NMFS is accepting public comments on the Marine Mammal Protection Act permit request through June 21, 2022.