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Archived Information: 1999 Proposal to Delist


bald eagle in flight In 1999 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposed to remove the Bald Eagle from Endangered Species Act protection. The final decision to delist the bald eagle was made on June 28, 2007.


The links below are to the archived documents that were prepared for the proposal that was published in 1999.


1999 Proposed Rule to Delist the Bald Eagle - PDF


Summary of 1999 Proposed Rule







Last updated: April 20, 2015