Fish and Wildlife Service October 29, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge, Stewart County, TN
Document Number: E9-26055
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-29
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of our final comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for the environmental assessment for Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). In the final CCP, we describe how we will manage this refuge for the next 15 years.
Office of the Secretary; Renewal of the Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-26015
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-29
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), after consultation with the General Services Administration, has renewed the Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee. The Committee will provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary on developing effective measures to avoid or minimize impacts to wildlife and their habitats related to land-based wind energy facilities.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus
Document Number: E9-25876
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-10-29
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), propose to designate critical habitat for polar bear (Ursus maritimus) populations in the United States under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). In total, approximately 519,403 square kilometers (km\2\) (200,541 square miles (mi\2\)) fall within the boundaries of the proposed critical habitat designation. The proposed critical habitat is located in Alaska and adjacent territorial and U.S. waters.