Tag: Habitat Conservation Plan
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November 14, 2013 | 3 minute read
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued an incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act to NiSource Inc., a natural gas pipeline and transmission company, in conjunction with the company’s comprehensive plan to conserve dozens of endangered species while operating and maintaining its network of pipelines in 14 northeastern, Midwest and southeastern states. The habitat conservation plan covers activities in 14 states: Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Read the full story...
Service announces multi-state, multi-species draft habitat conservation plan and draft environmental impact statement
July 12, 2011 | 3 minute read
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces the availability of a draft Environmental Impact Statement evaluating a proposed multi-species, multi-state draft Habitat Conservation Plan and application for an incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act. The HCP was developed by NiSource Inc., a natural gas distribution company, as it seeks an incidental take permit for operating and maintaining its network of pipelines in 14 northeastern, Midwest and southeastern states. Read the full story...
July 30, 2009 | 2 minute read
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is hosting two informational meetings in August on the Etowah Aquatic Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP). Thirteen local governments, including Bartow, Cherokee, Paulding and Pickens counties, submitted the conservation plan to the FWS to facilitate development while protecting three fish species, the federally endangered Etowah and amber darters and the threatened Cherokee darter. The plan is available for public comment through August 31. Both public meetings will start with a one-hour poster session where attendees can learn more about the plan and ask questions. Read the full story...