50 CFR § 221.2 - What terms are used in this part?
As used in this part:
Alternative means a condition or prescription that a license party other than NOAA or another Department develops as an alternative to a preliminary condition or prescription from NOAA or another Department, under FPA sec. 33, 16 U.S.C. 823d.
Day means a calendar day.
Department means the Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce, or Department of the Interior.
Discovery means a prehearing process for obtaining facts or information to assist a party in preparing or presenting its case.
Ex parte communication means an oral or written communication to the ALJ that is made without providing all parties reasonable notice and an opportunity to participate.
FERC means the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
NEPA document means an environmental document as defined at 40 CFR 1508.10 to include an environmental assessment, environmental impact statement (EIS), finding of no significant impact, and notice of intent to prepare an EIS. Such documents are issued to comply with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq., and the CEQ Regulations Implementing the Procedural Requirements of NEPA (40 CFR parts 21500-1508).
NMFS means the National Marine Fisheries Service, a constituent agency of the Department of Commerce, acting by and through the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries or one of NMFS's six Regional Administrators, as appropriate.
NOAA means the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a constituent agency of the Department of Commerce, acting by and through its Administrator, the Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere or one of its line offices.
Office of Habitat Conservation means the NMFS Office of Habitat Conservation. Address: Chief, Habitat Protection Division, Office of Habitat Conservation, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Telephone 301-427-8601. Facsimile number 301-713-4305.
(1) A license party that has filed a timely request for a hearing under:
(i) Section 221.21; or
(i) Section 221.22; or
(3) NOAA; and
Person means an individual; a partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity; an unincorporated organization; and any Federal, State, tribal, county, district, territorial, or local government or agency.
Representative means a person who:
(2) Has filed an appearance under § 221.10.
Secretary means the Secretary of Commerce or his or her designee.
Senior Department employee has the same meaning as the term “senior employee” in 5 CFR 2637.211(a).
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