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RECORD NUMBER: 241 OF 695
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Memorandum of agreement between the Environmental Protection Agency, Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service regarding enhanced coordination under the Clean Water Act and Endangered Species Act (66 FR 11202 ; February 22, 2001).|
|CORP Author||United States. Environmental Protection Agency.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water,|
|Subjects||Water--Pollution--Law and legislation--United States. ; Biodiversity conservation--Law and legislation--United States. ; Endangered species--United States.|
|Additional Subjects||Environmental protection ; Endangered species ; Pollution regulations ; Maine fisheries ; Natural resources management ; Compliance ; Aquatic ecosystems ; Watersheds ; Interagency cooperation ; Recovery ; State programs ; Water quality ; Restoration ; Federal agencies ; Clean Water Act(CWA) ; Endangered Species Act(ESA)|
|Collation||xvi, 24 pages ; 28 cm|
This Agreement is designed (1) to improve coordination of the agencies' compliance with the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for actions authorized, funded, or carried out by EPA under sections 303(c) and 402 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), and (2) to provide clear and efficient mechanisms for improved interagency cooperation, thereby enhancing protection and promoting the recovery of threatened and endangered species and their supporting ecosystems, and reducing the need for future listing actions under the ESA. Throughout this Agreement, 'Service' or 'Services' shall refer to the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and/or National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), as appropriate. In this Agreement 'States' refers to States, Territories and Commonwealths that qualify as States for the programs covered by this Agreement and 'Tribes' refers to Tribes that qualify for treatment in the same manner as States under section 518 of the CWA.
Cover title. "EPA-823-R-02-003." "August 2002."