Jan 22, 2018 Trade Associations Joint Comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on its Policy for Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances
Dear Mr. Sheehan: With this letter, API, IPAA, AXPC, and IAGC (together “the Associations”) are pleased to submit these comments in response to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS, or “the Service”) Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (CCAAs) Policy, which the Services announced that they were intending to review and possibly to revise in a notice pub-lished at 82 Fed. Reg. 55,625 (November 22, 2017). The Services finalized a revision of the CCAA policy on December 27, 2016 (81 FR 95164). The Associations request the FWS revise the existing policy as described below.