Categorical Exclusion for the Proposed Rule Amending Regulations to Revoke Inactive Halibut and Sablefish Quota Share

July 16, 2010

Analysis of proposed action to modify the current structure of the IFQ Program to address a unique problem in the halibut and sablefish fisheries as identified by the Council

This memorandum summarizes the determination that a proposed rule amending the regulations to revoke inactive quota share from the Individual Fishing Quota Program in the Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, and Gulf of Alaska for Pacific Halibut and Sablefish Fixed-Gear Commercial Fishery, qualifies to be categorically excluded from further National Environmental Policy Act review.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 11/23/2018

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