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Notice of issuance of Letters 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 Letters of Authorization to take polar bears and Pacific walrus incidental to oil and gas industry exploration activities have been issued to the following company:
|BP Exploration (Alaska)||Exploration||Liberty||April 30, 2001.|
|WesternGeco||Exploration||Beaufort Sea||May 4, 2001.|
Contact: 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: May 16, 2001.
David B. Allen,
[FR Doc. 01-13592 Filed 5-30-01; 8:45 am]
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