Known migration route for Gulf of Maine Atlantic Salmon Credit: NOAA
To Submit Comments
Enter RIN 0648-AW02 for proposed listing expansion
Enter RIN 0648-AW77 for critical habitat determination
Assistant Regional Administrator, NMFS
Northeast Regional Office
Protected Resources Division
One Blackburn Dr.
Gloucester MA 01930
Comment on proposed expansion of the listed population:
ATTN: Jessica Pruden
Comment on proposed critical habitat designation
ATTN: Dan Kircheis
NOAA’s Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have scheduled two public hearings on Atlantic salmon in Maine. At the hearings, both oral and written testimony will be accepted on the Services’ proposal to expand the endangered listing for the Gulf of Maine population of Atlantic salmon, and on the designation of critical habitat for the proposed population. Both hearings will be preceded by information sessions.
Augusta: November 5, 2008 Brewer: November 6, 2008
Information Session 6:00-7:00 PM Information Session 6:00-7:00 PM
Hearing: 7:00-9:00 PM Hearing: 7:00-9:00 PM
Augusta Civic Center Jeff’s Catering
76 Community Dr. 15 Littlefield Way
Those planning to make an oral statement for the record are encouraged to bring and submit their statement in writing as well. If attendance is large, the time allotted for oral statements may be limited.
The Services are also accepting written public comments on the proposals outside of the public hearings through December 2, 2008 on expanding the listed population, and through December 5, 2008 on critical habitat designation.
All comments, written or oral, are considered by the Services when making final decisions on the proposals.
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