Joint Comments on Fish and Wildlife Service Proposed Eagle Permits Rule; Revisions to Regulations Governing Take Necessary To Protect Interests in Particular Localities

Thursday, July 12, 2012

This is a joint public comment written by Defenders of Wildlife (Defenders), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), National Audubon Society, the Sierra Club, The Wilderness Society and 89 Audubon Chapters and State Offices regarding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) proposed Eagle Permit Rule. This comment urges FWS to take a comprehensive and fully transparent approach to eagle conservation issues, in accordance with the requirements of the APA and NEPA.