50 CFR 217.70 - Specified activity and specified geographical region.

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§ 217.70 Specified activity and specified geographical region.

(a) Regulations in this subpart apply only to the Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) and those persons it authorizes to conduct activities on its behalf for the taking of marine mammals that occurs in the area identified in paragraph (b) of this section and that occurs incidental to conducting up to nine space vehicle launches each year from PSCA, for a total of 45 launches over the period of these regulations.

(b) The taking of marine mammals by AAC may be authorized in a Letter of Authorization (LOA) only if it occurs at the Pacific Spaceport Alaska Complex (PSCA) on Kodiak Island, AK.

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Title 50 published on 01-Sep-2017 04:31

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 50 CFR Part 217 after this date.

  • 2017-06-27; vol. 82 # 122 - Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    1. 82 FR 29010 - Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fireworks Displays at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary; Correction
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Final rule; correction.
      Effective from June 29, 2017, through June 28, 2022.
      50 CFR Part 217