50 CFR 402.05 - Emergencies.

§ 402.05 Emergencies.
(a) Where emergency circumstances mandate the need to consult in an expedited manner, consultation may be conducted informally through alternative procedures that the Director determines to be consistent with the requirements of sections 7(a)-(d) of the Act. This provision applies to situations involving acts of God, disasters, casualties, national defense or security emergencies, etc.
(b) Formal consultation shall be initiated as soon as practicable after the emergency is under control. The Federal agency shall submit information on the nature of the emergency action(s), the justification for the expedited consultation, and the impacts to endangered or threatened species and their habitats. The Service will evaluate such information and issue a biological opinion including the information and recommendations given during the emergency consultation.

Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

no entries appear in the Federal Register after this date.

Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 50 CFR 402 after this date.

  • 2014-06-26; vol. 79 # 123 - Thursday, June 26, 2014
    1. 79 FR 36284 - Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Changes to the Definitions and Regulations for Designating Critical Habitat
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Proposed rules; extension of comment periods.
      We will consider comments received or postmarked on or before October 9, 2014. Comments submitted electronically using the Federal eRulemaking Portal (see ADDRESSES , below) must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the closing date.
      50 CFR Parts 402 and 424