Endangered Status for Gunnison Sage-grouse

Docket ID: FWS-R6-ES-2012-0108
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Parent Agency: Department of the Interior (DOI)

We listed the Gunnison sage-grouse (Centrocercus minimus) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. This bird species is found in shrub-steppe habitat in Utah and Colorado. Critical habitat was designated under RIN 1018-AX71.

RIN: 1018-AZ20
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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
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
JudicialNPRMCourt ordered.11/12/2014
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM01/11/201378 FR 2486
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
NPRM Comment Period Reopened09/19/201378 FR 57604
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End10/19/2013
NPRM Comment Period Reopened11/04/201378 FR 65936
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End12/02/2013
Final Action11/20/201479 FR 69192
Final Action Effective12/22/2014
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Type: Rulemaking
Scientific or Common Names: Centrocercus minimus
Related Docket's RIN: 1018-AX71

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-2012-0108-0587
Comment Period Closed
Oct 19, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/19/2013
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2012-0108-0564
Comment Period Closed
Sep 03, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/19/2013
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2012-0108-0540
Comment Period Closed
Apr 02, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/13/2013
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2012-0108-0206
Comment Period Closed
Mar 12, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 01/11/2013
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2012-0108-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 11/20/2014
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2012-0108-0665
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/11/2013
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2012-0108-0002
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/11/2013
ID: FWS-R6-ES-2012-0108-0003


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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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