Designation of Critical Habitat for Gunnison Sage-grouse

Docket ID: FWS-R6-ES-2011-0111
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Parent Agency: Department of the Interior (DOI)

We designated critical habitat for the Gunnison sage-grouse under the Endangered Species Act. This species occurs in southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah. We listed the species under RIN 1018-AZ20.

RIN: 1018-AX71
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
Priority: Other Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.
Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State
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
StatutoryOtherSettlement agreement.11/12/2014
JudicialNPRMSettlement agreement.12/31/2012
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM01/11/201378 FR 2540
NPRM Comment Period End03/12/2013
NPRM Comment Period Extended03/13/201378 FR 15925
NPRM Comment Period Extended End04/02/2013
NPRM Comment Period Reopened07/19/201378 FR 43123
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End09/03/2013
Public Hearing Announcement; Comment Period Reopened09/19/201378 FR 57604
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End10/19/2013
Final Action11/20/201479 FR 69312
Final Action Effective12/22/2014
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: FWS-R6-ES-2012-0108
Type: Rulemaking
Scientific or Common Names: Centrocercus minimus
Related Docket's RIN: 1018-AZ20

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Dec 02, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 11/04/2013
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2011-0111-0433
Comment Period Closed
Oct 19, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/19/2013
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2011-0111-0407
Comment Period Closed
Sep 03, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/19/2013
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2011-0111-0385
Comment Period Closed
Apr 02, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/13/2013
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2011-0111-0129
Comment Period Closed
Mar 12, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 01/11/2013
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2011-0111-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 11/20/2014
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2011-0111-0470
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 11/20/2014
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2011-0111-0467
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 11/20/2014
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2011-0111-0468


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Agency Contact
Douglas Krofta
Chief, Branch of Listing, Ecological Services Program
703 358-2527
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