Federal Register: October 4, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 193)
DOCID: FR Doc 01-24859
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Fish and Wildlife Service
ACTION: Marine mammals:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of issuance of Letters of Authorization to take marine mammals incidental to oil and gas industry activities.
Letters of Authorization To Take Marine Mammals
In accordance with section 101(a)(5)(A) of the Marine Mammal
Protection Act of 1972, as amended, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service Implementing regulations [50 CFR 18.27(f)(3)], notice is hereby
given that a Letter of Authorization to take polar bears incidental to
oil and gas industry exploration activities in the Beaufort Sea and
adjacent northern coast of Alaska has been issued to the following company:
Company Activity Location Date Issued Anadarko Petroleum Co............. Exploration.......... Altamura Prospect.... September 14, 2001.
Incidental taking; authorization letters, etc.—; Oil and gas industry exploration activities; polar bears,
The Letter of Authorization is issued in
accordance with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Federal Rules and
Regulations ``Marine Mammals; Incidental Take During Specified Activities (65 FR 16828; March 30, 2000).''
Dated: September 18, 2001.
Deputy Regional Director.
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