We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the “Service”), are extending the comment period on our October 27, 2021, proposed rule to rescind the final rule titled “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Regulations for Designating Critical Habitat” that published on December 18, 2020, and established regulations for exclusions from critical habitat. We are extending the comment period by 15 days.


The comment period on the proposed rule that published October 27, 2021, at 86 FR 59346, is extended. We will accept comments received or postmarked on or before December 13, 2021.