Categorical Exclusion for Amendment 37 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

January 24, 2011

Western Aleutian Golden king crab fishery West regional delivery requirements

NAO 216-6, Environmental Review Procedures, requires all proposed actions to be reviewed with respect to environmental consequences on the human environment. This memorandum summaries the determination that the proposed action to revise Federal regulations at 50 CFR 680.4 and 680.7 related to a contractually agreed upon annual exemption from the Western Aleutian Golden king crab fishery West regional delivery requirements is categorically excluded from the need to prepare an environmental assessment pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

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Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crab Analyses