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Proposed Rule Would Regulate U.S. Navy’s Impact on Marine Mammals

Posted in Legislation

On January 31, 2013, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issued a proposed rule to regulate the impact of United States Navy exercises on marine mammals.  The rule would affect areas off the Southern California, Atlantic, and Hawaiian coastlines. The proposed rule is in response to the Navy’s request for authorization to incidentally take (e.g., harm… Continue Reading