Environmental assessment for final policy on interpretation of the phrase "significant portion of its range" in the Endangered Species Act's definitions of "endangered species" and "threatened species"
Corporate Authors:United States, National Marine Fisheries Service. ; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ; United States, Department of the Interior., Office of the Solicitor, ; ... More ▼
Environmental Impact Analysis
Environmental Impact Statements
Endangered Species/Government Policy/Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Endangered Species/Government Policy/Pacific Coast (U.S.)
Endangered Species/Government Policy/United States
Environmental Impact Analysis/Government Policy/United States
Environmental Impact Statements/United States
Environmental Policy/United States
Description:"The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) (collectively, the Services) have prepared this environmental assessment (EA) for their Final Policy on Interpretation of the Phrase "Significant Portion of Its Range" in the Endangered Species Act's Definitions of "Endangered Species" and "Threatened Species" (Final Policy). The Final Policy provides an interpretation and application of "significant portion of its range" that reflects a permissible reading of the law and its legislative history and minimizes undesirable policy outcomes, while fulfilling the conservation purposes of the Endangered Species Act"--Summary.
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