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« on: December 20, 2013, 03:28:37 am »

Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status
for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse
With Special Rule and Designation of Critical Habitat

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Proposed rules; extension of comment periods.

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SUMMARY: On October 28, 2013, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
(Service), announced a proposal to list the bi-State distinct
population segment (DPS) of greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus
urophasianus) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act of 1973,
as amended, with a special rule, and to designate critical habitat. We
announce the extension of the comment periods for our October 28, 2013,
proposed rules to ensure the public has sufficient time to comment on
these proposals, which involve many stakeholders. The Service seeks
data and comments from the public on the October 28, 2013, proposed
listing rule and proposed

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critical habitat rule for the bi-State DPS of greater sage-grouse.

DATES: We request that comments on the proposals published October 28,
2013 (78 FR 64358 and 78 FR 64328) be submitted by the close of
business on February 10, 2014.


ADDRESSES: Document availability: You may obtain copies of the proposed
rules on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov at Docket No. FWS-
R8-ES-2013-0072 (proposed listing with special rule) and Docket No.
FWS-R8-ES-2013-0042 (proposed critical habitat), or contact the U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service, Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office or Ventura
Fish and Wildlife Service (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT), or by
mail from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Nevada Fish and Wildlife
Office or Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
CONTACT).
    Comment Submission: You may submit comments by one of the following
methods:
    (1) Electronically: Go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. In the Search box, enter FWS-R8-ES-2013-0072
(proposed listing) or FWS-R8-ES-2013-0042 (proposed critical habitat),
which are the docket numbers for these rulemakings. Then, in the Search
panel on the left side of the screen, under the Document Type heading,
click on the Proposed Rules link to locate the document. You may submit
a comment by clicking on ``Comment Now!''
    (2) By hard copy for the proposed listing: Submit by U.S. mail or
hand-delivery to: Public Comments Processing, Attn: FWS-R8-ES-2013-
0072; Division of Policy and Directives Management; U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service; 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, MS 2042-PDM; Arlington, VA
22203. By hard copy for the proposed critical habitat: Submit by U.S.
mail or hand-delivery to: Public Comments Processing, Attn: FWS-R8-ES-
2013-0042; 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. This
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: For general information on the
proposed listing and proposed critical habitat designation, as well as
information about the proposed listing and proposed critical habitat
specific to Nevada (Carson City, Lyon, Douglas, Mineral, and Esmeralda
Counties), contact Edward D. Koch, State Supervisor, U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service, Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office, 1340 Financial
Boulevard, Suite 234, Reno, NV 89502; telephone 775-861-6300; or
facsimile 775-861-6301. For information about the proposed listing and
proposed critical habitat specific to California (Alpine, Mono, and
Inyo Counties), contact Stephen P. Henry, Deputy Field Supervisor, or
Carl Benz, Assistant Field Supervisor, Ventura Fish and Wildlife
Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 2493 Portola Road, Suite B,
Ventura, CA 93003; telephone 805-644-1766; facsimile 805-644-3958.
Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call
the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 800-877-8339.

For the full notice...
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-12-20/html/2013-30433.htm
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