50 CFR 402.12 - Biological assessments

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  • Meetings: National Environmental Policy Act compliance and environmental protection procedures,
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 25, 2000
    • February 25, 2000
    ...subsection. An OPDIV/STAFFDIV need not initiate formal consultation if, as a result of the preparation of a biological assessment under 50 CFR 402.12 or as a result of information consultation with the Service under 50 CFR 402.13, the OPDIV/STAFFDIV determines, with the written concurrence ......
  • Environmental impacts; policies and procedures implementation; comment request,
    • United States
    • Federal Register October 13, 1999
    • October 13, 1999
    ...See 50 CFR 402.02. BA's are not required to analyze alternatives to proposed actions. The recommended contents of a BA are found in 50 CFR 402.12(f). For other types of proposed actions, the Federal agency must provide the Services with the information the Federal agency used in evaluating ......
  • Alliance v. United States Forest Serv., No. CV 05-107-M-DWM
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Court (Montana)
    • May 4, 2010
    ...of the species and (II) which may require special management considerations or protection[.] 16 U.S.C. § 1532(5)(A)(i). 27. 50 C.F.R. § 402.12(a) states that a biological assessment “shall evaluate the potential effects of the action on listed and proposed species and designated and propose......
  • Oceana v. Bureau of Ocean Energy Mgmt., Civil Action No.: 12-0981 (RC)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • March 31, 2014
    ...The defendants are right on their first point. 50 C.F.R. § 402.14(g) confers duties on the expert agency—NMFS or FWS—not on BOEM. See 50 C.F.R. § 402.12(g) ("Service responsibilities during formal consultation are as follows . . . ."). As such, its requirements are inappropriately cited by ......
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  • Alliance v. United States Forest Serv., No. CV 05-107-M-DWM
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Court (Montana)
    • May 4, 2010
    ...of the species and (II) which may require special management considerations or protection[.] 16 U.S.C. § 1532(5)(A)(i). 27. 50 C.F.R. § 402.12(a) states that a biological assessment “shall evaluate the potential effects of the action on listed and proposed species and designated and propose......
  • Oceana v. Bureau of Ocean Energy Mgmt., Civil Action No.: 12-0981 (RC)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • March 31, 2014
    ...The defendants are right on their first point. 50 C.F.R. § 402.14(g) confers duties on the expert agency—NMFS or FWS—not on BOEM. See 50 C.F.R. § 402.12(g) ("Service responsibilities during formal consultation are as follows . . . ."). As such, its requirements are inappropriately cited by ......
  • Friends Of The River v. Nat'l Marine Fisheries Serv. ., No. Civ. S-06-2845 LKK/JFM.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Eastern District of California
    • July 8, 2010
    ...a BiOp from NMFS regarding whether these effects exceed the limits set by section 7(a)(2). ESA § 7(b)(3); 16 U.S.C. § 1536(b)(3); 50 C.F.R. § 402.12(a), (k). That BiOp is the subject of plaintiffs' third claim. The ESA also generally prohibits “take” of endangered species. ESA § 9(a); 16 U.......
  • The Consol. Delta Smelt Cases., Nos. 1:09-CV-00407 OWW DLB
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Eastern District of California
    • May 27, 2010
    ...prepare a "biological assessment" that evaluates the action's potential impacts on species and species' habitat. 16 U.S.C. 1536(c); 50 C.F.R. 402.12(a). 19. If the proposed action "is likely to adversely affect" a threatened or endangered species or adversely modify its designated717 F.Supp......
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  • Federal Agency Conservation Obligations and Consultation Under §7 of the ESA
    • United States
    • Endangered species deskbook
    • April 22, 2010
    ...and evaluate it, as the ultimate responsibility for §7 compliance remains with the action agency. See 50 C.F.R. §402.08. 131. See 50 C.F.R. §402.12(b). 132. 50 C.F.R. §402.02. 133. 16 U.S.C. §1536(c), ELR Stat. ESA §7(c); 50 C.F.R. §402.12(i). 134. See id. 135. 42 U.S.C. §4332, ELR Stat. NE......
  • Glossary
    • United States
    • Endangered species deskbook
    • April 22, 2010
    ...in the action area and the evaluation [sic] potential efects of the action on such species and habitat. 50 C.F.R. §402.02. See also 50 C.F.R. §402.12. biological opinion —the document that states the opinion of the [FWS] as to whether or not the federal action is likely to jeopardize the co......
  • Protecting Species or Hindering Energy Development? How the Endangered Species Act Impacts Energy Projects on Western Public Lands
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 46-11, November 2016
    • November 1, 2016
    ...that is unlikely to jeopardize the continued existence of a listed species may nonetheless result in a take of that species, it 18. 50 C.F.R. §402.12(a). 19. 16 U.S.C. §1536(c); 50 C.F.R. §402.12(i). 20. 50 C.F.R. §402.12(j). 21. Id. §402.13(a). 22. 16 U.S.C. §1536(b)(1)(A), (3)(A). 23. Rel......

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