Designation of Critical Habitat for the Dusky Gopher Frog (Previously Mississippi Gopher Frog)

Docket ID: FWS-R4-ES-2010-0024
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Parent Agency: Department of the Interior (DOI)
We finalized a proposal to designate critical habitat for the Mississippi gopher frog (Rana capito sevosa) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. The species originally occurred in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi, but is now only known to occur in Mississippi. This action complies with a court-approved settlement agreement.
RIN: 1018-AW89
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2012
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
JudicialOtherCourt-approved settlement agreement.05/30/2012
JudicialNPRMCourt-approved settlement agreement.09/15/2011
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM06/03/201075 FR 31387
NPRM Comment Period End08/02/2010
NPRM Comment Period Reopened12/14/201075 FR 77817
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End01/13/2011
NPRM Comment Period Reopened09/27/201176 FR 59774
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End11/28/2011
NPRM Comment Period Reopened01/17/201277 FR 2254
NPRM Comment Period End03/02/2012
Final Action06/12/201277 FR 35118
Final Action Effective07/12/2012
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking
Related Docket's RIN: 1018-AX25

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Mar 02, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 01/17/2012
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2010-0024-0080
Comment Period Closed
Nov 28, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/27/2011
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2010-0024-0021
Comment Period Closed
Jan 13, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 12/14/2010
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2010-0024-0017
Comment Period Closed
Aug 02, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/03/2010
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2010-0024-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 06/12/2012
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2010-0024-0155

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/12/2012
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2010-0024-0156
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/12/2012
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2010-0024-0157
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/17/2012
ID: FWS-R4-ES-2010-0024-0082


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Douglas Krofta
Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered Species Program
703 358-2527
703 358-2434 (Fax)
Room 420, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
Arlington, VA 22203
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