Revised July 17 at 7:58 a.m. Revisions are in italics.
Kimberly Rivers, Ojai Valley News correspondent
ExxonMobil Production Company has applied for a permit that would allow the “taking” of marine mammals during operations at the offshore Harmony Platform, in the Santa Barbara Channel.
The National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS), an agency of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has received the application according to the June 30 Federal Register, the daily journal of the U.S. federal government.