Incidental take of polar bears and Pacific walruses in the Chukchi/Bering Seas and adacent cost of Alaska during oil and gas industry activities for 5 years.

 
Docket ID: FWS-R7-ES-2012-0043
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Parent Agency: Department of the Interior (DOI)
Summary:
The Marine Mammal Protection Act authorizes issuance of regulations to allow the incidental unintentional take of small number of marine mammals in activities (other than commercial fishing) in specific geographical areas. These regulations would authorize incidental take of polar bears and Pacific walruses in the Chukchi/Bering Seas and adjacent coast of Alaska during oil and gas industry activities for 5 years.
RIN: 1018-AY67
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 18
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 16 USC 1361 et seq
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
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
Timetable
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM01/09/201378 FR 1942
NPRM Comment Period End02/08/2013
Final Action06/12/201378 FR 35364
Final Action Effective06/12/2013
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking
 

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Feb 08, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 01/09/2013
ID: FWS-R7-ES-2012-0043-0001
Comment Period Closed
Rule
Posted: 06/12/2013
ID: FWS-R7-ES-2012-0043-0018

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/13/2013
ID: FWS-R7-ES-2012-0043-0022
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/12/2013
ID: FWS-R7-ES-2012-0043-0019
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/12/2013
ID: FWS-R7-ES-2012-0043-0020

Comments

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Agency Contact
Diane Bowen
National Marine Mammal Coordinator
FWS/DOI
diane_bowen@fws.gov
703 358-2161
703 358-1869 (Fax)
Room 840, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
Arlington, VA 22203
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