MEDIA ADVISORY: NOAA issues MMPA authorizations for Atlantic geophysical surveys
NOAA Fisheries will hold a media call on the final authorizations issued today under the Marine Mammal Protection Act for the incidental harassment of marine mammals, and associated mitigation measures, by companies proposing to conduct geophysical surveys in support of hydrocarbon exploration in the Atlantic Ocean.
WHAT: Media teleconference and Q&A
WHEN: Friday, November 30, 1:00 pm ET
- Donna Wieting, director, NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources
- Jolie Harrison, chief, Permits and Conservation Division, NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources
- Benjamin Laws, biologist, NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources