50 CFR 402.01 - Scope

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  • Proposal To Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits
    • United States
    • Federal Register June 01, 2016
    • June 1, 2016
    ...must ensure that the action ``it authorizes,'' including authorization by permit, does not cause jeopardy or adverse modification. (See 50 CFR 402.01(a) and 402.02.) Thus, in assessing application of ESA section 7 to NWPs issued or reissued by the Corps, the proper focus is on the nature an......
  • Humane Soc'y of U.S. v. Jewell, Civil Action No. 13–186 BAH
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • December 19, 2014
    ...U.S. 154, 157–58, 117 S.Ct. 1154, 137 L.Ed.2d 281 (1997) (citing 16 U.S.C. § 1533 ). This authority has been delegated to the FWS.4 50 C.F.R. § 402.01(b) ; In re Polar Bear Endangered Species Act Listing & Section 4(d) Rule Litig.—MDL No.1993 (In re Polar Bear ), 709 F.3d 1, 3 (D.C.Cir.2013......
  • 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
    ...on whether the species is marine or terrestrial. see Pl.'s Mot. Summ. J. 5 n.3, ECF No. 60; see also 16 U.S.C. § 1536(a)(2); 50 C.F.R. § 402.01(b); 50 C.F.R. § 402.14(a). Following formal consultation, the NMFS (in this case) must issue a written statement known as a Biological Opinion, exp......
  • Maine v. Norton, No. CIV. 00-250-BC.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 1st Circuit. United States District Court (Maine)
    • April 24, 2003
    ...the Secretaries of Commerce and Interior, who have delegated these responsibilities to the FWS and NMFS. See 16 U.S.C. § 1532(15); 50 C.F.R. § 402.01(b). The ESA requires the Services to issue rules to protect "species"—defined to include "any distinct population segment of any species." 16......
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  • Humane Soc'y of U.S. v. Jewell, Civil Action No. 13–186 BAH
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • December 19, 2014
    ...U.S. 154, 157–58, 117 S.Ct. 1154, 137 L.Ed.2d 281 (1997) (citing 16 U.S.C. § 1533 ). This authority has been delegated to the FWS.4 50 C.F.R. § 402.01(b) ; In re Polar Bear Endangered Species Act Listing & Section 4(d) Rule Litig.—MDL No.1993 (In re Polar Bear ), 709 F.3d 1, 3 (D.C.Cir.2013......
  • 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
    ...on whether the species is marine or terrestrial. see Pl.'s Mot. Summ. J. 5 n.3, ECF No. 60; see also 16 U.S.C. § 1536(a)(2); 50 C.F.R. § 402.01(b); 50 C.F.R. § 402.14(a). Following formal consultation, the NMFS (in this case) must issue a written statement known as a Biological Opinion, exp......
  • Maine v. Norton, No. CIV. 00-250-BC.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 1st Circuit. United States District Court (Maine)
    • April 24, 2003
    ...the Secretaries of Commerce and Interior, who have delegated these responsibilities to the FWS and NMFS. See 16 U.S.C. § 1532(15); 50 C.F.R. § 402.01(b). The ESA requires the Services to issue rules to protect "species"—defined to include "any distinct population segment of any species." 16......
  • CONSERVANCY of Sw. Fla. v. UNITED States FISH, Case No. 2:10-cv-106-FtM-SPC
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 11th Circuit. United States District Court of Middle District of Florida
    • April 6, 2011
    ...ESA with respect to species under thePage 3jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, including designating critical habitat.2 50 C.F.R. § 402.01(b). The Court uses Service and Secretary interchangeably in its discussion below. The Florida Panther (Felis concolor coryi or puma concolor ......
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  • Endangered Species at Sea: Applying the ESA to Maritime Jurisdictions
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 51-6, June 2021
    • June 1, 2021
    ...Challenge of Regulating Small Harms , 61 Fla. L. Rev. 142, 165 (2012). 86. 16 U.S.C. §1536(a). 87. Owen, supra note 85, at 165. 88. 50 C.F.R. §402.01(a) (2020): Section 7(a)(2) of the Act requires every Federal agency, in consultation with and with the assistance of the Secretary, to insure......
  • Humane Society v. Jewell: The Court Cries Wolf
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 46-1, January 2016
    • January 1, 2016
    ...at one time occupied most of the continental United States. 1. 16 U.S.C. §§1531-1544, ELR Stat. ESA §§2-18. See 16 U.S.C. §1532(15); 50 C.F.R. §402.01(a), (b). 2. 76 Fed. Reg. 53379 (Aug. 26, 2011). In 1996, FWS and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) adopted a joint policy for pur......
  • Appendix B. Regulations and Policies
    • United States
    • Endangered species deskbook
    • April 22, 2010
    ...of Commerce, or his or her delegate, depending upon which Secretary has responsibility for the affected species as determined pursuant to 50 CFR 402.01. Service means the United States Fish and Wildlife Service or the National Marine Fisheries Service, as appropriate. To the extent that suc......
  • The Outer Limits of Endangered Species Act Liability-The ESA's Indirect Effect Regulation and Its Application to Climate Change
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 41-3, March 2011
    • March 1, 2011
    ...review of cumulative efects. Otherwise, in a particular situation, the jeopardy prohibition could operate to block “nonjeopardy” 4. 50 C.F.R. §§402.01 et seq. 5. 50 C.F.R. §402.02 (emphasis added). 6. Id . 7. 51 Fed. Reg. 19926 (June 3, 1986) [hereinafter Preamble]. 8. See 40 C.F.R. §1508.8......
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