Fish and Wildlife Service July 22, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for Issuance of an Incidental Take Permit and Associated Habitat Conservation Plan for the Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project, Greenbrier and Nicholas Counties, WV
Document Number: 2010-17932
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service or ``we''), advise the public that we intend to gather information necessary to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the proposed incidental take permit and associated Habitat Conservation Plan for the Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project (HCP). The proposed HCP is being prepared under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). The incidental take permit is needed to authorize the incidental take of listed species as a result of implementing activities covered under the proposed HCP.