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Letters - 2014

This section contains significant letters sent by the Commission beginning in 2014.

Date
Agency
Subject
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Jul. 2, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Permit amendment application from the National Marine Mammal Laboratory to amend its pinniped permit for research activities in Washington and Oregon.
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(pdf, 215kb)
Jun. 25, 2014 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Application from Poles d'images to film polar bears in Alaska.
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(pdf, 217kb)
Jun. 23, 2014 National Marine Fisheries Service Application from the Navy to take marine mammals incidental to construction of a wharf at Naval Base Kitsap in Bangor, Washington.
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(pdf, 300kb)
Jun. 19, 2014 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Application from Matson's Laboratory to possess, receive, import, and export polar bear teeth.
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(pdf, 152b)
Jun. 16, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Glacier Bay National Park to take small numbers of pinnipeds incidental to conducting seabird surveys.
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(pdf, 229kb)
Jun. 3, 2014 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Application from Monterey Bay Aquarium to conduct research on sea otters.
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(pdf, 222kb)
Jun. 2, 2014 National Marine Fisheries Service
Service
Proposed amendment to the Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan to reduce bycatch from the species’ northern North Carolina Estuarine Stock.
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(pdf, 267kb)
May 28, 2014 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Application from Open Lens Productions to film walruses at Round Island, Alaska.
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(pdf, 154kb)
May 27, 2014 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Application from Alan Springer to conduct research on walruses in Bristol Bay, Alaska.
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(pdf, 212kb)
May 27, 2014 National Science Foundation Application from Robert Pitman, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, to conduct research on numerous cetacean species in Antarctica.
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(pdf, 222kb)
May 27, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from National Marine Mammal Laboratory to amend its permit to conduct research on northern fur seals in Alaska and California.
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(pdf, 267kb)
May 27, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Alaska Department of Fish and Game to conduct research on Steller sea lions in Alaska.
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(pdf, 261kb)
May 21, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from National Marine Mammal Laboratory to amend its permit to conduct research on pinnipeds.
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(pdf, 220kb)
May 19, 2014 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Application from ABR, Inc. to conduct research on sea otters in Alaska.
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(pdf, 218kb)
May 19, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. to take marine mammals incidental to a three-dimensional seismic survey in North Prudhoe Bay, Beaufort Sea, Alaska.
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(pdf, 110kb)
May 19, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. to take marine mammals incidental to a geohazard survey in Foggy Island Bay, Beaufort Sea, Alaska.
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(pdf, 105kb)
May 9, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Buccaneer Alaska Operation, LLC to take marine mammal incidental to exploratory drilling in Cook Inlet, Alaska.
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(pdf, 126kb)
May 2, 2014 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Environmental assessment on an interim policy lease for wind resources data collection off Tybee Island, Georgia.
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(pdf, 393kb)
Apr. 30, 2014 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Application from Steven Kazlowski to photograph polar bears in Alaska.
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(pdf, 235kb)
Apr. 30, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Terrie Williams to conduct research on Weddell seals in Antarctica.
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(pdf, 241kb)
Apr. 30, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Alaska SeaLife Center to conduct research on Steller sea lions in Alaska.
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(pdf, 255kb)
Apr. 28, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Alaska SeaLife Center to conduct research on captive Steller sea lions.
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(pdf, 248kb)
Apr. 24, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Tamara McGuire to amend her permit to conduct research on beluga whales in Cook Inlet, Alaska.
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(pdf, 151kb)
Apr. 23, 2014 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Lease request from the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center to conduct marine hydrokinetic technology testing on the Outer Continental Shelf off Newport, Oregon.
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(pdf, 118kb)
Apr. 21, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from the National Marine Mammal Laboratory to conduct research on Steller sea lions.
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(pdf, 275kb)
Apr. 21, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from the Southeast Fisheries Science Center to amend its permit to include satellite dart tagging of cetaceans.
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(pdf, 236kb)
Apr. 21, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission LLC to take marine mammals incidental to construction of the Block Island Transmission System off Rhode Island.
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(pdf, 112kb)
Apr. 21, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Deepwater Wind Block Island Wind Farm to take marine mammals incidental to construction of the Block Island Wind Farm off Rhode Island.
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(pdf, 112kb)
Apr. 17, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from City of San Diego to take marine mammals incidental to construction activities associated with the Children’s Pool lifeguard Station in La Jolla, CA.
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(pdf, 257kb)
Apr. 16, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Alaska Department of Fish and Game to amend its permit to include photo-identification of gray whales.
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(pdf, 236kb)
Apr. 16, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Alaska Department of Fish and Game to amend its permit to include various survey methods for ice seals and the use of remotely-delivered sedatives to capture adult bearded seals.
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(pdf, 254kb)
Apr. 15, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from U.S. Coast Guard to take marine mammals incidental to repair activities at Station Monterey in California.
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(pdf, 254kb)
Apr. 14, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Mervi Kunnasranta to film harbor seals in Lake Iliamna, Alaska.
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(pdf, 229kb)
Apr. 8, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Southwest Fisheries Science Center to amend its permit to include additional survey methods and tagging of numerous cetacean species.
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(pdf, 241kb)
Apr. 4, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Furie Operating Alaska LLC to take marine mammals incidental to a proposed 3D seismic survey in Cook Inlet, Alaska.
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(pdf, 138kb)
Apr. 3 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Draft National Marine Fisheries Service Stock Assessment Reports for marine mammals occurring in U.S. waters.
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(pdf, 436kb)
Mar. 31, 2014 U.S. Department of State Threat of hydropower dam construction to the critically endangered freshwater dolphins in the Mekong River.
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(pdf, 218kb)
Mar. 31, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from the Navy to take marine mammals incidental to training and testing in the Mariana Islands Training and Testing area (MITT).
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(pdf, 464kb)
Mar. 31, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory to take marine mammals incidental to a Northwest Atlantic seismic survey off New Jersey.
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(pdf, 334kb)
Mar. 25, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from the Navy to take marine mammals incidental to missile launches from San Nicolas Island, California.
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(pdf, 260kb)
Mar. 19, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Dr. Alejandro Acevedo-Gutierrez to conduct research on harbor seals in Washington.
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(pdf, 136kb)
Mar. 18, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Northwest Fisheries Science Center Forensic Laboratory to acquire, possess, import, and export parts from marine mammals worldwide.
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(pdf, 223kb)
Mar. 13, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Sonoma County Water Agency to take marine mammals incidental to Russian River estuary management activities in California.
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(pdf, 258kb)
Mar. 6, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island to add northern fur seal habitat-use studies and extend the permit for one year.
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(pdf, 89kb)
Mar. 6, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from the Navy to take marine mammals incidental to road and airfield repairs on San Nicolas Island, California.
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(pdf, 90kb)
Mar. 5, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Cape Wind Associates to take marine mammals incidental to a high-resolution geophysical survey in Nantucket Sound off Massachusetts.
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(pdf, 122 kb)
Mar. 4, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Petition to exempt dredged channels from vessel speed restrictions in seasonal management areas that protect endangered North Atlantic right whales.
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(pdf, 1.30mb)
Mar. 4, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from the St. George Reef Lighthouse Preservation Society to take small numbers of pinnipeds by harassment incidental to aircraft operations and restoration and maintenance activities at the St. George Reef Light Station off the coast of Crescent City, California.
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(pdf, 90kb)
Feb. 21, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Draft guidance regarding the acoustic thresholds for activities causing an onset permanent threshold shift and temporary threshold shift for marine mammal species under the Service's jurisdiction.
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(pdf, 347kb)
Feb. 20, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from the Navy to take marine mammals incidental to training and research, development, test, and evaluation activities to be conducted from 2015 to 2020 within the Northwest Training and Testing study area.
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(pdf, 483kb)
Feb. 20, 2014 Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for training and research, development, test, and evaluation activities to be conducted from 2015 to 2020 within the Northwest Training and Testing study area.
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(pdf, 489kb)
Feb. 19, 2014 Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees Draft Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement regarding early restoration in the Gulf of Mexico.
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(pdf, 463kb)
Feb. 19, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Permit amendment application from Versar (formerly GeoMarine, Inc.) to expand the area in which it conducts marine mammal surveys, increase the frequency of vessel surveys, add aerial surveys, and add species for which Level B harassment takes are authorized.
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(pdf, 235kb)
Feb. 3, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Permit application from Dr. Darlene Ketten to receive, possess, import, and export samples from any species under National Marine Fisheries Service jurisdiction during a five-year period.
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(pdf, 233kb)
Feb. 3, 2014 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Permit application from the BBC to take sea otters incidental to filming activities in Cordova Harbor, Alaska.
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(pdf, 229kb)
Jan. 31, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Apache Alaska Corp. to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to a 3D seismic survey in Cook Inlet, Alaska.
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(pdf, 332kb)
Jan. 30, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from the National Science Foundation to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to a marine geophysical survey to be conducted in the Dumont d'Urville Sea off the coast of East Antarctica.
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(pdf, 335kb)
Jan. 27, 2014 National Marine Fisheries
Service
Application from Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to operations associated with the expansion of a sub-sea natural gas pipeline system from Lower New York Bay Lateral to onshore delivery on Rockaway peninsula.
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(pdf, 269kb)
Jan. 22, 2014 National Marine Fisheries Service Permit amendment application from the Pacific Whale Foundation to change the type of taking of false killer whales incidental to conducting humpback whale research to Level B harassment associated with false killer whale research.
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(pdf, 235kb)
Jan. 17, 2014 National Science Foundation Permit application from Dr. Ari Friedlander to conduct research on killer, humpback, minke, and Arnoux’s beaked whales in Antarctica.
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(pdf, 241kb)
Jan. 7, 2014 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Permit application from the BBC to take polar bears incidental to filming activities in Barrow, Kaktovik, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska.
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(pdf, 234kb)

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