The definitions in § 402.02 are applicable to this subpart. In addition, the following definitions are applicable only to this subpart.
Action Agency refers to the Department of Agriculture Forest Service (FS) or the Department of the Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), or National Park Service (NPS).
Alternative Consultation Agreement (ACA) is the agreement described in § 402.33 of this subpart.
Fire Plan Project is an action determined by the Action Agency to be within the scope of the NFP as defined in this section.
National Fire Plan (NFP) is the September 8, 2000, report to the President from the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture entitled “Managing the Impact of Wildfire on Communities and the Environment” outlining a new approach to managing fires, together with the accompanying budget requests, strategies, plans, and direction, or any amendments thereto.
Service Director refers to the FWS Director or the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.