Midwest Region Endangered Species Conserving the nature of America

 

Endangered Species Program

 

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species program is conserving and restoring threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems.

 

 

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife

Service in the Midwest

 

The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Find a location near you.

 

The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.
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Permits - HCPs in Development

NiSource Habitat Conservation Plan

 

NiSource HCP Final Environmental Impact Statement

June 2013

Below are the main chapters and appendices of the final EIS for viewing or downloading as PDF files.

 

Table of Contents, Executive Summary and Chapters 1 to 2 (111-page PDF; 1.4MB)

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Description of Alternatives

 

Chapter 3 - Affected Environment (218-page PDF; 2.2MB)

 

Chapters 4 to 9 (214-page PDF; 1.2MB)

Chapter 4 - Environmental Consequences

Chapter 5 - Cumulative Effects

Chapter 6 - Consultation and Coordination

Chapter 7 - List of Preparers

Chapter 8 - References

Chapter 9 - Acronyms and Abbreviations

 

Appendix A - SCOPING REPORT AND NOI (135-page PDF; 2MB)

Appendix B - NISOURCE COVERED ACTIVITIES (7-page PDF; 53KB)

Appendix C - FERC PLANS AND PROCEDURES (43-page PDF; 134KB)

Appendix D - MIGRATORY BIRDS INFORMATION (8-page PDF; 167KB)

Appendix E - HCP SPECIES INFORMATION (372-page PDF; 2MB)

Appendix F - Biological Assessment for the Non-HCP Listed Species (262-page PDF; 1.8 MB)

Appendix G - SUMMARY OF PUBLIC COMMENTS (18-page PDF; 176KB)

 


 

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