FWS continues comment period on San Bernardino Kangaroo Rat
73 Fed. Reg. 43910 (Tuesday, July 29, 2008)( DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR; Fish and Wildlife Service; 50 CFR Part 17; Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revised Critical Habitat for the San Bernardino Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys merriami parvus); Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.)
Photo of the San Bernardino Kangaroo Rat, previously discussed in ESA blawg (April 16, 2008), from "Moose" Peterson at California Department of Pesticide Regulation.
SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announce the reopening of the public comment period on the June 19, 2007, proposed rule (72 FR 33808) to revise critical habitat for the San Bernardino kangaroo rat (Dipodomys merriami parvus) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). This action will provide all interested parties with an additional opportunity to submit written comments on the proposed revised designation, draft economic analysis (DEA), and addendum to the DEA. Comments previously submitted need not be resubmitted as they are already incorporated into the public record and will be fully considered in any final decision. DATES: We are reopening the comment period and will accept information received or postmarked on or before August 13, 2008.)