What environmental monitoring information must accompany the DPP or DOCD?
The following environmental monitoring information, as applicable, must accompany your DPP or DOCD:
(a) Monitoring systems. A description of any existing and planned monitoring systems that are measuring, or will measure, environmental conditions or will provide project-specific data or information on the impacts of your development and production activities.
(b) Incidental takes. If there is reason to believe that protected species may be incidentally taken by planned development and production activities, you must describe how you will monitor for incidental take of:
(1) Threatened and endangered species listed under the ESA and
(2) Marine mammals, as appropriate, if you have not already received authorization for incidental take of marine mammals as may be necessary under the MMPA.
(c) Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (FGBNMS). If you propose to conduct development and production activities within the protective zones of the FGBNMS, a description of your provisions for monitoring the impacts of an oil spill on the environmentally sensitive resources of the FGBNMS.
[70 FR 51501, Aug. 30, 2005, as amended at 72 FR 18585, Apr. 13, 2007]
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