[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 60 (Friday, March 27, 2020)]
[Pages 17349-17350]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [http://www.gpo.gov/]
[FR Doc No: 2020-06465]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2020-N058; FXES11140800000-190-FF08EVEN00]

Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft General Conservation 
Plan for Oil and Gas Activities in Santa Barbara County, California; 
Extension of Public Comment Period

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability; extension of public comment period.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is extending the 
public comment period for the draft environmental assessment (DEA) and 
general conservation plan (GCP) for oil and gas activities in Santa 
Barbara County.

DATES: The comment period for the DEA and GCP, published on March 6, 
2020, at 85 FR 13181, which expires on April 6, 2020, is extended. 
Please submit your comments by 11:59 p.m. PST on May 6, 2020.

    Document availability: To view the DEA and GCP, go to the U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service's Ventura Field Office website at http://www.fws.gov/ventura.
    Submitting comments: You may submit comments by one of the 
following methods. If you have already submitted a comment, you need 
not resubmit it.
     U.S. mail: Stephen P. Henry, Field Supervisor, Ventura 
Fish and Wildlife Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 2493 Portola 
Road, Suite B, Ventura, CA 93003.
     Email: [email protected].
    We request that you submit comments by only the methods described 

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel Henry, by phone at 805-677-3312 
or via the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY assistance.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The GCP was developed by the Service in 
accordance with section 10(a)(2)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 
1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The GCP meets the 
issuance criteria as required by section 10(a)(2)(B) of the ESA for 
issuance of a section 10(a)(1)(B) incidental take permit (ITP). For 
more information, see the March 6, 2020 (85 FR 13181), notice.
    We are extending the public comment period on the DEA and GCP 
documents (see DATES and ADDRESSES).


    We issue this notice pursuant to section 10(c) of the ESA (16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (50 CFR 17.22 and 
17.32), and the National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 4321 et 
seq.) and its implementing regulations (40 CFR 1506.6 and 43 CFR 

Stephen Henry,
Field Supervisor, Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office, Ventura, 
[FR Doc. 2020-06465 Filed 3-26-20; 8:45 am]