SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, propose to list the
Gunnison sage-grouse (Centrocercus minimus) as endangered under the
Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The effect of this
regulation would be to add the Gunnison sage-grouse to the Lists of
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife under the Act.
DATES: We will accept comments received or postmarked on or before March 12, 2013
. Comments submitted electronically using the Federal
eRulemaking Portal (see ADDRESSES section, below) must be received by
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the closing date. We must receive requests
for public hearings, in writing, at the address shown in the FOR
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by February 25, 2013.
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by one of the following methods:
(1) Electronically: Go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov
. In the Keyword box, enter Docket No. FWS-R6-ES-
2012-0108, which is the docket number for this rulemaking. Then, in the
Search panel on the left side of the screen, under the Document Type
heading, check on the Proposed Rules link to locate this document. You
may submit a comment by clicking on ``Comment Now!''
(2) By hard copy: Submit by U.S. mail or hand-delivery to: Public
Comments Processing, Attn: FWS-R6-ES-2012-0108; Division of Policy and
Directives Management; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; 4401 N. Fairfax
Drive, MS 2042-PDM; Arlington, VA 22203.
We request that you send comments only by the methods described
above. We will post all comments on http://www.regulations.gov
generally means that we will post any personal information you provide
us (see the Information Requested section below for more information).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patty Gelatt, Western Colorado
Supervisor, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Western Colorado Field
Office, 764 Horizon Drive, Building B, Grand Junction, CO 81506-3946;
telephone 970-243-2778; facsimile 970-245-6933. If you use a
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), call the Federal
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 800-877-8339.To read the full notice ....
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