Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Regulations for Designating Critical Habitat, 67012-67013 [2021-25774]

Download as PDF 67012 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 24, 2021 / Proposed Rules khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with PROPOSALS § 721.11657 Substituted, triaryl-, tricycloalkane alkyl disubstituted (generic) (P–20–162). (a) Chemical substance and significant new uses subject to reporting. (1) The chemical substance identified generically as substituted, triaryl-, tricycloalkane alkyl disubstituted (PMN P–20–162) is subject to reporting under this section for the significant new uses described in paragraph (a)(2) of this section. The requirements of this section do not apply to quantities of the substance after they have been completely reacted or adhered (during photolithographic processes) onto a semiconductor wafer surface or similar manufactured article used in the production of semiconductor technologies. (2) The significant new uses are: (i) Protection in the workplace. Requirements as specified in § 721.63(a)(1), (a)(2)(i) and (iii), (a)(3), and (c). When determining which persons are reasonably likely to be exposed as required for § 721.63(a)(1), engineering control measures (e.g., enclosure or confinement of the operation, general and local ventilation) or administrative control measures (e.g., workplace policies and procedures) shall be considered and implemented to prevent exposure, where feasible. (ii) Hazard communication. Requirements as specified in § 721.72(a) through (f), (g)(1), (g)(2)(i) through (iii) and (v), (g)(3)(i) and (ii), and (g)(5). For purposes of § 721.72(e), the concentration is set at 1%. For purposes of § 721.72(g)(1), this substance may cause: Skin irritation; acute toxicity; skin sensitization; serious eye damage; specific target organ toxicity; neurotoxicity; genetic toxicity; reproductive toxicity. Alternative hazard and warning statements that meet the criteria of the Globally Harmonized System and OSHA Hazard Communication Standard may be used. (iii) Industrial, commercial, and consumer activities. Requirements as specified in § 721.80(f), (k), and (t). It is a significant new use to import the substance other than in solution, unless in sealed containers weighing 5 kilograms or less. It is a significant new use to process the substance in any way that generates dust, mist, or aerosol in a non-enclosed process. It is a significant new use to manufacture the substance longer than 18 months. (b) Specific requirements. The provisions of subpart A of this part apply to this section except as modified by this paragraph (b). (1) Recordkeeping. Recordkeeping requirements as specified in § 721.125(a) through (i) are applicable to VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:21 Nov 23, 2021 Jkt 256001 manufacturers and processors of this substance. (2) Limitation or revocation of certain notification requirements. The provisions of § 721.185 apply to this section. (3) Determining whether a specific use is subject to this section. The provisions of § 721.1725(b)(1) apply to paragraph (a)(2)(iii) of this section. § 721.11658 (generic). Naphthalene derivative (a) Chemical substance and significant new uses subject to reporting. (1) The chemical substance identified generically as naphthalene derivative (PMN P–21–6) is subject to reporting under this section for the significant new uses described in paragraph (a)(2) of this section. (2) The significant new uses are: (i) Protection in the workplace. Requirements as specified in § 721.63(a)(1) and (3) through (5). When determining which persons are reasonably likely to be exposed as required for § 721.63(a)(1) and (a)(4), engineering control measures (e.g., enclosure or confinement of the operation, general and local ventilation) or administrative control measures (e.g., workplace policies and procedures) shall be considered and implemented to prevent exposure, where feasible. For purposes of § 721.63(a)(5), respirators must provide a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) assigned protection factor (APF) of at least 50. (ii) Hazard communication. Requirements as specified in § 721.72(a) through (d), (f), (g)(1), (g)(3) and (g)(5). For purposes of § 721.72(g)(1), this substance may cause: Acute toxicity; skin irritation; skin sensitization; germ cell mutagenicity; reproductive toxicity; specific target organ toxicity. For purposes of § 721.72(g)(3), this substance may cause: Aquatic toxicity. Alternative hazard and warning statements that meet the criteria of the Globally Harmonized System and OSHA Hazard Communication Standard may be used. (iii) Industrial, commercial, and consumer activities. Requirements as specified in § 721.80(f) and (k). (iv) Release to water. Requirements as specified in § 721.90(a)(1), (b)(1), and (c)(1). (b) Specific requirements. The provisions of subpart A of this part apply to this section except as modified by this paragraph (b). (1) Recordkeeping. Recordkeeping requirements as specified in § 721.125(a) through (i) and (k) are PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 applicable to manufacturers and processors of this substance. (2) Limitation or revocation of certain notification requirements. The provisions of § 721.185 apply to this section. (3) Determining whether a specific use is subject to this section. The provisions of § 721.1725(b)(1) apply to paragraph (a)(2)(iii) of this section. [FR Doc. 2021–24790 Filed 11–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service 50 CFR Part 17 [Docket No. FWS–HQ–ES–2019–0115; FF09E23000 FXES1111090FEDR 212] RIN 1018–BD84 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Regulations for Designating Critical Habitat U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the ‘‘Service’’), are extending the comment period on our October 27, 2021, proposed rule to rescind the final rule titled ‘‘Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Regulations for Designating Critical Habitat’’ that published on December 18, 2020, and established regulations for exclusions from critical habitat. We are extending the comment period by 15 days. DATES: The comment period on the proposed rule that published October 27, 2021, at 86 FR 59346, is extended. We will accept comments received or postmarked on or before December 13, 2021. 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 Search box, enter the docket number or RIN for this rulemaking (presented above in the document headings). For best results, do not copy and paste either number; instead, type the docket number or RIN into the Search box using hyphens. Then, click on the Search button. On the resulting page, in the Search panel on the left side of the screen, under the Document Type heading, click on the Proposed Rule box to locate this document. You may submit a comment by clicking on ‘‘Comment.’’ SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24NOP1.SGM 24NOP1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 24, 2021 / Proposed Rules (2) By hard copy: Submit by U.S. mail: Public Comments Processing, Attn: FWS–HQ–ES–2019–0115, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, MS: JAO (PRB/3W), 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. 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 Public Comments, below, for more information). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bridget Fahey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Conservation and Classification, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803, telephone 703/358–2171. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf, call the Federal Relay Service at 800/ 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 27, 2021, the Service published a proposed rule (86 FR 59346) to rescind the final rule establishing regulations for exclusions from critical habitat that was published on December 18, 2020 (85 FR 82376), and became effective January 19, 2021. The proposed rule opened a 30-day public comment period that was scheduled to close on November 26, 2021. We subsequently received two requests to extend the public comment period. One request was submitted by the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA), which sought an extension in order to coordinate and incorporate feedback from all its members into its comment. AFWA is a national organization representing State agencies in all 50 States, and the Service finds their request shows good cause to extend the comment period. With this document, we extend the public comment period for an additional 15 days, as specified above in DATES, to provide all interested parties an additional opportunity to comment on the October 27, 2021, proposed rule. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with PROPOSALS Public Comments All relevant information will be considered prior to making a final determination regarding the regulations for exclusions from critical habitat. If you already submitted comments or information on the October 27, 2021, proposed rule, please do not resubmit them. Any such comments are incorporated as part of the public record of the rulemaking proceeding, and we will fully consider them in the preparation of any final rule. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:21 Nov 23, 2021 Jkt 256001 You may submit your comments and materials concerning the proposed rule by one of the methods listed in ADDRESSES. Comments must be submitted to https:// www.regulations.gov before 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) on the date specified in DATES. We will not consider mailed comments that are not postmarked by the date specified in DATES. We will post all comments on https:// www.regulations.gov. This generally means that we will post any personal information you provide us. If you provide personal identifying information in your comment, you may request at the top of your document that we withhold this information from public review. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority We issue this document under the authority of the Endangered Species Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq). Shannon A. Estenoz, Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, Department of the Interior. [FR Doc. 2021–25774 Filed 11–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 50 CFR Part 424 [Docket No. FWS–HQ–ES–2020–0047, FF09E23000 FXES1111090FEDR 212; Docket No. 211118–0238] RIN 1018–BE69; 0648–BJ44 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Regulations for Listing Endangered and Threatened Species and Designating Critical Habitat U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior; National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS; hereafter collectively referred to as the ‘‘Services’’ or ‘‘we’’), are extending the comment period on our October 27, 2021, proposed rule to rescind the final rule titled ‘‘Regulations for Listing SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 67013 Endangered and Threatened Species and Designating Critical Habitat’’ that was published on December 16, 2020, and established a regulatory definition of the term ‘‘habitat.’’ We are extending the comment period by 15 days. DATES: The comment period on the proposed rule that published on October 27, 2021, at 86 FR 59353, is extended. We will accept comments received or postmarked on or before December 13, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by one of the following methods: (1) Electronically: Go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. In the Search box, enter the docket number or RIN for this rulemaking (presented above in the document headings). For best results, do not copy and paste either number; instead, type the docket number or RIN into the Search box using hyphens. Then, click on the Search button. On the resulting page, in the Search panel on the left side of the screen, under the Document Type heading, click on the Proposed Rule box to locate this document. You may submit a comment by clicking on ‘‘Comment.’’ (2) By hard copy: Submit by U.S. mail to: Public Comments Processing, Attn: FWS–HQ–ES–2020–0047, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, MS: PRB(3W), 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041– 3803. We request that you send comments only by the methods described above. Comments and materials we receive will be available for public inspection on https://www.regulations.gov. (See Public Comments, below, for more information.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bridget Fahey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Conservation and Classification, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803, telephone 703/358–2171; or Angela Somma, National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Protected Resources, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910, telephone 301/427–8403. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), call the Federal Relay Service at 800/877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 27, 2021, the Services published a proposed rule (86 FR 59353) to rescind the final rule establishing a regulatory definition for the term ‘‘habitat’’ that was published on December 16, 2020 (85 FR 81411) and became effective on January 15, 2021. The proposed rule opened a 30day public comment period that was E:\FR\FM\24NOP1.SGM 24NOP1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 224 (Wednesday, November 24, 2021)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 67012-67013]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-25774]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

50 CFR Part 17

[Docket No. FWS-HQ-ES-2019-0115; FF09E23000 FXES1111090FEDR 212]
RIN 1018-BD84


Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Regulations for 
Designating Critical Habitat

AGENCY: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the ``Service''), are 
extending the comment period on our October 27, 2021, proposed rule to 
rescind the final rule titled ``Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and 
Plants; Regulations for Designating Critical Habitat'' that published 
on December 18, 2020, and established regulations for exclusions from 
critical habitat. We are extending the comment period by 15 days.

DATES: The comment period on the proposed rule that published October 
27, 2021, at 86 FR 59346, is extended. We will accept comments received 
or postmarked on or before December 13, 2021.

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 Search box, enter the docket number or RIN 
for this rulemaking (presented above in the document headings). For 
best results, do not copy and paste either number; instead, type the 
docket number or RIN into the Search box using hyphens. Then, click on 
the Search button. On the resulting page, in the Search panel on the 
left side of the screen, under the Document Type heading, click on the 
Proposed Rule box to locate this document. You may submit a comment by 
clicking on ``Comment.''

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    (2) By hard copy: Submit by U.S. mail: Public Comments Processing, 
Attn: FWS-HQ-ES-2019-0115, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, MS: JAO 
(PRB/3W), 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-3803.
    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 Public Comments, below, for more information).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bridget Fahey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, Division of Conservation and Classification, 5275 Leesburg 
Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-3803, telephone 703/358-2171. If you use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf, call the Federal Relay Service 
at 800/877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On October 27, 2021, the Service published a proposed rule (86 FR 
59346) to rescind the final rule establishing regulations for 
exclusions from critical habitat that was published on December 18, 
2020 (85 FR 82376), and became effective January 19, 2021. The proposed 
rule opened a 30-day public comment period that was scheduled to close 
on November 26, 2021. We subsequently received two requests to extend 
the public comment period. One request was submitted by the Association 
of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA), which sought an extension in 
order to coordinate and incorporate feedback from all its members into 
its comment. AFWA is a national organization representing State 
agencies in all 50 States, and the Service finds their request shows 
good cause to extend the comment period. With this document, we extend 
the public comment period for an additional 15 days, as specified above 
in DATES, to provide all interested parties an additional opportunity 
to comment on the October 27, 2021, proposed rule.

Public Comments

    All relevant information will be considered prior to making a final 
determination regarding the regulations for exclusions from critical 
habitat. If you already submitted comments or information on the 
October 27, 2021, proposed rule, please do not resubmit them. Any such 
comments are incorporated as part of the public record of the 
rulemaking proceeding, and we will fully consider them in the 
preparation of any final rule.
    You may submit your comments and materials concerning the proposed 
rule by one of the methods listed in ADDRESSES. Comments must be 
submitted to https://www.regulations.gov before 11:59 p.m. (Eastern 
Time) on the date specified in DATES. We will not consider mailed 
comments that are not postmarked by the date specified in DATES.
    We will post all comments on https://www.regulations.gov. This 
generally means that we will post any personal information you provide 
us. If you provide personal identifying information in your comment, 
you may request at the top of your document that we withhold this 
information from public review. However, we cannot guarantee that we 
will be able to do so.

Authority

    We issue this document under the authority of the Endangered 
Species Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq).

Shannon A. Estenoz,
Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, Department of the 
Interior.
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