Documents from 2020 of City and County of of San Francisco applying for permission from the National Marine Fisheries Service to Harass and kill Marine Mammals to build the Ferry Terminal at Treasure Island right at the location where Marine mammals feed, see They did the same for the Mission Bay Ferry Terminal in 2018 and in 2019 Gray Whales were killed in and around San Francisco Bay.
KTVU article on the death of 3 Gray Whales April 8, 2020
Three gray whales have been found dead in and around the San Francisco Bay in the past week. It’s raising concern among marine scientists who said that number is alarming. https://www.ktvu.com/news/three-dead-whales-found-in-san-francisco-bay-area-in-a-week
National Marine Fisheries Service
Application for Incidental Harassment
Authorization for Marine Mammals
TREASURE ISLAND / YERBA BUENA ISLAND REDEVELOPMENT
CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. published this notice in the federal register
Marine Mammal Commission receiving letter for the request to look into this. https://www.mmc.gov/wp-content/uploads/20-06-29-Harrison-City-of-SF-IHA.pdf
The National Marine Fisheries response to the Marine Mammal Commission to the initial notice above. In the Federal Register notice:
Builder, an online building magazine September 10, 2019:
https://www.builderonline.com/land/local-markets/ferry-terminal-started-on-s-f-s-treasure-island_o Chris Meany and Treasure Treasure Island Community Development (TICD) announce the ferry terminal .
2004 report on placement of the ferry terminal building at other locations on Treasure Island PDF file Why didn’t they put the ferry docking at these locations instead and note the east side pier still exists Picture below page 8:
2018 application by the City and County of San Francisco to harass and kill marine mammals for the Mission Bay Ferry Project :
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the Mission Bay Ferry and Water Taxi Landing Project in San Francisco Bay, California https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/10/22/2018-22923/takes-of-marine-mammals-incidental-to-specified-activities-taking-marine-mammals-incidental-to-the