National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration February 1, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Endangered and Threatened Species; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Arctic Subspecies of the Ringed Seal and Designation of Critical Habitat for the Beringia Distinct Population Segment of the Bearded Seal; Public Hearings
Document Number: 2021-02055
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-02-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, will hold three public hearings on both our January 8, 2021, revised proposed rule to designate critical habitat for the threatened Arctic subspecies of the ringed seal (Pusa hispida hispida) and our proposed rule to designate critical habitat for the threatened Beringia distinct population segment (DPS) of the Pacific bearded seal subspecies (Erignathus barbatus nauticus) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).