Consultations and Permitting

Agency NameDepartment of Commerce
Funding Amount$20,000,000.00
Bureau Name National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Funding Mechanism Various
New? No
Funding Mechanism Various

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability 2 years for each annual tranche
Recipients Internal
Program Description The National Marine Fisheries Service conducts consultations with Federal action agencies under both the Endangered Species Act and the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries also authorizes take under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Completion of these consultations will enable the Administration to advance priorities to improve the Nation's infrastructure while ensuring the conservation of our most vulnerable species and important habitats.
Eligible Uses Capacity for consultations and incidental harassment authorizations for infrastructure projects planned by other Federal agencies
Statutory Location Division J, Title II
Federal Cost Share Requirement No non-Federal cost share required