Designation of Critical Habitat for the Cumberland Darter, Rush Darter, Yellowcheek Darter, Chucky Madtorn, and Laurel Dace

Docket ID: FWS-R4-ES-2011-0074
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Parent Agency: Department of the Interior (DOI)
We will finalize our proposal to designate critical habitat for five southeastern fish under the ESA. The rush darter (Etheostoma phytophilum) is found in Alabama. The chucky madtom (Noturus crypticus) and laurel dace (Phoxinus saylori) are found in a few streams in Tennessee. The Cumberland darter (Etheostoma susanae) is found in Kentucky and Tennessee, and the yellowcheek darter (Etheostoma moorei) is found in Arkansas.
RIN: 1018-AX76
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 16 USC 1531 et seq
Government Levels Affected: Federal
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
JudicialOtherMDL settlement agreement.09/28/2012
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM10/12/201176 FR 63360
NPRM Comment Period End12/12/2011
NPRM Comment Period Reopened05/24/201277 FR 30988
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End06/25/2012
Final Action10/16/201277 FR 63604
Final Action Effective11/15/2012
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jun 25, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/24/2012
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2011-0074-0053
Comment Period Closed
Dec 12, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 10/12/2011
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2011-0074-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 10/16/2012
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2011-0074-0077

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 10/17/2012
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2011-0074-0078
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 10/17/2012
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2011-0074-0079
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 05/24/2012
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2011-0074-0054


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Agency Contact
Douglas Krofta
Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered Species Program
703 358-2527
703 358-2434 (Fax)
Room 420, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
Arlington, VA 22203
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