U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services, Interior.
Notice of issuance of a letter of authorization to take marine mammals incidental to oil and gas industry activities.
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 has been issued to the following company:
Company: BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc.
Date Issued: January 9, 2001.
Mr. John W. Bridges at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Marine Mammals Management Office, 1011 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99503, (800) 362-5148 or (907) 786-3810.End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Letters of Authorization are 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).”Start Signature
Dated: January 29, 2001.
David B. Allen,
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