Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
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On August 24, 2012, we published a proposed rule to amend our implementing regulations at 50 CFR 424.19 to clarify the instructions for making information available to the public, considering the impacts of critical habitat designations, and considering exclusions from critical habitat. These changes are being proposed as directed by the President's February 28, 2012, memorandum, which directed the Secretary of the Interior to revise the regulations implementing the Endangered Species Act to provide that a draft economic analysis be completed and made available for public comment at the time of publication of a proposed rule to designate critical habitat.
We will accept written comments and information during this reopened comment period on our proposed rule to revise our regulations pertaining to impact analyses conducted for designations of critical habitat that was published in the
If you previously submitted comments or information on the proposed rule, please do not resubmit them. We have incorporated them into the public record, and we will fully consider them in the preparation of our final determination. Any final regulation based on this proposal will consider information and recommendations timely submitted from all interested parties. We solicit comments, information, and recommendations from governmental agencies, Native American tribes, the scientific community, industry groups, environmental interest groups, and any other interested parties on this proposed regulation. All comments and materials received by the date listed in
You may submit your comments and materials concerning the proposed rule by one of the methods listed in
Information and supporting documentation that we receive in response to this proposed rule will be available for you to review at