Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Docket ID: FWS-R4-ES-2012-0103
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Parent Agency: Department of the Interior (DOI)
FWS designated critical habitat in the terrestrial environment for the Northwest Atlantic distinct population segment (DPS) of the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) under the ESA of 1973, as amended. States with loggerhead nesting range from North Carolina south to Florida and the Gulf of Mexico States.
RIN: 1018-AY71
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
Priority: Other Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2014
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
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM03/25/201378 FR 18000
NPRM Comment Period End05/24/2013
NPRM Comment Period Reopened07/18/201378 FR 42921
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End09/16/2013
Final Action07/10/201479 FR 39756
Final Action Effective08/11/2014
Technical Correction08/28/201479 FR 51264
Technical Correction Final Action Effective08/28/2014
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Short Title: NW Atlantic DPS of Loggerhead Sea Turtles
Type: Rulemaking
Scientific or Common Names: Caretta caretta

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Sep 16, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/18/2013
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2012-0103-0335
Comment Period Closed
May 24, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/25/2013
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2012-0103-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 08/28/2014
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2012-0103-0408
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 07/10/2014
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2012-0103-0404

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/10/2014
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2012-0103-0405
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/10/2014
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2012-0103-0406
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/10/2014
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2012-0103-0407


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Agency Contact
Douglas Krofta
Chief, Branch of Listing, Ecological Services Program
703 358-2527
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Falls Church, VA 22041-3803
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