50 CFR 452.04 - Secretary's report.
(a)Contents of the report. If the Secretary has made a positive finding on each of the threshold determinations, he shall proceed to gather information and prepare a report for the Endangered Species Committee:
(1) Discussing the availability of reasonable and prudent alternatives to the proposed action;
(4) Summarizing the evidence concerning whether the proposed action is of national or regional significance;
(5) Summarizing the evidence concerning whether the proposed action is in the public interest;
(7) Discussing whether the Federal agency and permit or license applicant, if any, have refrained from making any irreversible or irretrievable commitment of resources.