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Incidental Take Authorization: Ocean Wind, LCC Construction of the Ocean Wind 1 Wind Energy Facility Offshore of New Jersey


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NOAA Fisheries has received a request from Ocean Wind, LLC, a subsidiary of Orsted Wind Power North America, LLC, for authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to construction activities associated with the Ocean Wind 1 wind energy facility in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Lease Area Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)-A-0498 Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf off of New Jersey over the course of 5 years beginning in 2023. NOAA Fisheries is announcing receipt of Ocean Wind’s request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals. NOAA Fisheries invites the public to provide information, suggestions, and comments on Ocean Wind’s application and request.

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 03/04/2022