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Saturday, May 09, 2009

Neptune LNG Seeks One-Year Authorization for Incidental "Harassment" of Marine Mammals

Posted: May 8, 2009

Neptune LNG, LLC has requested a one-year authorization from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to potentially disturb or injure marine mammals as the company completes construction and begins commercial operation of its LNG deepwater port. The notice of the application and request for public comments, available in today's Federal Register, notes that NMFS currently is considering regulations to provide for authorization for similar incidental harassment for a term of five years.

From LNGLawBlog

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