Jan 22, 2018 Trade Associations Joint Comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on its Proposed Revisions to Regulations 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) Regulations found at 50 C.F.R. 17.22(d) and 17.32(d), which the Service announced that it was intending to review and possibly to revise in a notice published at 82 Fed. Reg. 55,550 (November 22, 2017). We request the FWS revise the existing rule as described below.