Revisions to the Regulations for Impact Analyses of Critical Habitat

Docket ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0073
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Parent Agency: Department of the Interior (DOI)
Under a joint rulemaking, the FWS and NMFS will finalize the regulations at 50 CFR 424.19, which pertain to impact analyses of critical habitat designations. This final regulation change is the result of the February 28, 2012, Presidential memo directing the Secretary of the Interior to revise regulations pertaining to the timing of the economic analysis of a designation of critical habitat.
RIN: 1018-AY62
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 424.19
Priority: Other Significant
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 1531 et seq
Legal Deadlines: None
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
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM08/24/201277 FR 51503
NPRM Comment Period End10/23/2012
NPRM Comment Period Reopened11/08/201277 FR 66946
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End02/06/2013
Final Action08/28/201378 FR 53058
Final Action Effective10/30/2013
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Feb 06, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 11/08/2012
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0073-0073
Comment Period Closed
Oct 23, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/24/2012
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0073-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 08/28/2013
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0073-0116

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 10/24/2012
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0073-0067
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 10/23/2012
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0073-0032
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/24/2012
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0073-0002


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Douglas Krofta
Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered Species Program
703 358-2527
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Arlington, VA 22203
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