50 CFR 216.277 - Letters of Authorization.

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§ 216.277 Letters of Authorization.
(a) A Letter of Authorization, unless suspended or revoked, will be valid for a period of time not to exceed the periods of validity of this subpart, but may be renewed or modified sooner subject to the renewal conditions in § 216.278 and the modification conditions in § 216.279.
(b) Each Letter of Authorization will set forth:
(1) Permissible methods of incidental taking;
(2) Means of effecting the least practicable adverse impact on the species, its habitat, and on the availability of the species for subsistence uses (i.e., mitigation); and
(3) Requirements for mitigation, monitoring and reporting.
(c) Issuance and renewal of the Letter of Authorization will be based on a determination that the total number of marine mammals taken by the activity as a whole will have no more than a negligible impact on the affected species or stock of marine mammal(s).
[74 FR 3909, Jan. 21, 2009, as amended at 77 FR 4922, Feb. 1, 2012]

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  • 2014-08-06; vol. 79 # 151 - Wednesday, August 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 45728 - Subsistence Taking of Northern Fur Seals on the Pribilof Islands; Final Annual Harvest Estimates for 2014-2016
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Final rule; estimates of annual fur seal subsistence needs.
      Effective September 5, 2014.
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Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-09-05; vol. 79 # 172 - Friday, September 5, 2014
    1. 79 FR 53013 - Petition To Designate Sakhalin Bay-Amur River Beluga Whales Stock as Depleted Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act; Finding
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Notice of 60-day petition finding; extension of public comment period.
      The comment period for the petition finding published August 1, 2014, at 79 FR 44733, is extended. Information and comments must be received by close of business on September 29, 2014.
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