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NOAA experts to discuss proposed regulations related to Gulf of Mexico geophysical surveys

Media teleconference to take place June 21
UPDATED: June 21, 2018. Audio from the press conference now posted to the "resources" section below.
June 21, 2018 Today, NOAA Fisheries will hold a press teleconference on proposed incidental take regulations for marine mammal harassment related to oil and gas geophysical surveys in the Gulf of Mexico.
Aerial photo of sperm whales, which are found in the Gulf of Mexico

Experts will be on the line to discuss the proposed rule and how the public can submit comments.

WHAT:
Press teleconference on Gulf of Mexico proposed incidental take regulations

WHEN:
Thursday, June 21, 2:00 p.m. ET

WHO:
Donna Wieting, director, NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources
Ben Laws, biologist, NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources

HOW:
U.S.: 888-790-1866
International: 212-287-1854
Passcode: GULF

Media contact
Kate Brogan
301-427-8030