NMFS Issues MMPA Permits for Harassment of Marine Mammals During Rig Activities

The National Marine Fisheries Service announced that it has issued two incidental harassment authorizations (IHA) to Hilcorp Alaska LLC to incidentally harass marine mammals during tugs towing jack-up rig activity in Cook Inlet, Alaska. The IHAs are effective from September 14, 2022, through September 13, 2023, and from September 14, 2023, through September 13, 2024.