Seismic Survey Firms Get MMPA Approval

REPRINTED FROM COASTAL REVEIW ONLINE REPRINTED FROM COASTAL REVEIW ONLINE The National Marine Fisheries Service has given its go-ahead for seismic surveys for oil and natural gas in the Atlantic, approving five companies for incidental harassment of marine mammals under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Seismic blasting cannot begin until the Bureau of Ocean Energy […]

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Coast Guard Urges Mariners to be Ready for Boating in the Spring by Preparing for the Winter

December is upon us and winter cold is in full effect throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Many boaters are off the water during the cold months, but safe boating in the spring and summer starts with proper winterization and preparation. Every year when the boating season opens up, the Coast Guard conducts numerous rescues due to preventable […]

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