Service Proposes to Revise Eagle Permit Regulations,
Seeks Public Comment on Future Improvements to Permit Program
April 12, 2012
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to revise regulations governing the issuance of permits under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act in order to facilitate development of renewable energy and other projects, while ensuring that those operations minimize and avoid impacts to bald and golden eagles. The Service is also inviting ideas from the public on how the permit program can be improved.