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Incidental Take Permit Issued for Utilities in Bastrop County
Southwest Region, August 19, 2005
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After four years of negotiations, on August 19, 2005, the Service issued an incidental take permit to Aqua Water Supply Corporation, Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative, Inc., Lower Colorado Authority, and Austin Energy. This permit authorizes take of the endangered Houston toad (Bufo houstonensis) for the routine maintenance and repair of utility facilities and the installation of new facilities within a 142,526-acre permit area.

Contact Info: Martin Valdez, 505-248-6599, martin_valdez@fws.gov
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