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Initiation of 5-Year Reviews for 28 ESA Listed Species of Salmon and Steelhead

NOAA announced 5-year reviews of 28 species listed under the Endangered Species Act.The listed species comprise 17 evolutionarily significant units of Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) and 11 distinct population segments of steelhead
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Issued

Proposed Rule to Designate Critical Habitat for the Central America, Mexico, and Western North Pacific Distinct Population Segments of Humpback Whales

We, NOAA Fisheries, propose to designate critical habitat for the endangered Western North Pacific distinct population segment (DPS), the endangered Central America DPS, and the threatened Mexico DPS of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) pursuant
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Proposed Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan

NOAA Fisheries received an incidental take permit application from eight irrigation districts and the City of Prineville, Oregon. The application included the proposed Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan (DBHCP)that describes how the districts and
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Comments Close
11/18/2019

Elochoman Type-N Coho Hatchery Program

NOAA Fisheries is making available for public review and comment an HGMP submitted by the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife for NMFS ESA Section 4(d) Rule limit 5 determination for the Elochoman Type-N coho program located at the Beaver Creek
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Comments Close
11/04/2019

Calaveras River Habitat Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment

NOAA Fisheries announces the availability of the Calaveras River Habitat Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment for public comment. The notice advises the public that Stockton East Water District, has applied to the National Marine Fisheries
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Issued

Final Rules to Revise Endangered Species Act Regulations

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and NOAA Fisheries jointly finalized revisions to regulations that implement portions of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). In 2017, we sought public input on how the Federal government can improve upon the
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Effective
09/26/2019

Critical Habitat for the Southern Resident Killer Whale

We, NOAA Fisheries, propose to revise the critical habitat designation for the Southern Resident killer whale (Orcinus orca) distinct population segment (DPS) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by expanding it to include six new areas along the U.S.
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Published

Incidental Take Permit to Eddystone Generating Station

Eddystone Generating Station inEddystone, PAis anatural gas/fuel oil-fired electric generatingfacility. The requested permit would be for the incidental take of ESA-listed shortnose sturgeon (Acipenserbrevirostrum) and Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser
Published
07/16/2019

Not Warranted Listing Determination for Alewife and Blueback Herring

We, NOAA Fisheries, have completed a comprehensive status review under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) and blueback herring (Alosa aestivalis). The status review identified four alewife distinct population segments
Published
06/19/2019

Cook Inlet and Kodiak Marine Mammal Disaster Response Guidelines

NOAA Fisheries, in an effort to increase preparedness for wildlife response under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, has drafted guidelines for marine mammal response in disaster situations in Cook Inlet and Kodiak, Alaska entitled "Cook Inlet & Kodiak
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Published