Regulatory Impact Review/Regulatory Flexibility Act Analysis of the Impacts of Northern Right Whale Critical Habitat Designation in the North Pacific Ocean

October 27, 2005

Analysis of the proposed designation of critical habitat in waters of the North Pacific Ocean for the northern right whale under authority of the Endangered Species Act.

The purpose of this Regulatory Impact Review/Regulatory Flexibility Act Analysis is to evaluate, to the extent practicable, the economic, socioeconomic, and other costs and benefits attributable to the alternatives identifying and describing critical habitat for the northern right whale in the North Pacific Ocean. These analyses meet the regulatory requirements of, and are the bases for, the 4(b)(2) Exclusion Analysis and Evaluation.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 11/14/2018

North Pacific Right Whale Critical Habitat