NOAA Seeks to Protect Endangered Right Whales

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is seeking comments on a plan to add new speed restrictions on vessels 65 ft or greater in overall length in certain locations and at certain times of the year along the east coast of the U.S. Atlantic seaboard. The proposal seeks to reduce deaths and injuries to endangered North Atlantic right whales from vessel collisions. To read more, click here.