§ 880-X-8H-.11. Fish And Wildlife Information
(1) Resource information. Each application shall include fish and wildlife resource information for the permit area and adjacent area.
(a) The scope and level of detail for such information shall be determined by the Regulatory Authority in consultation with State and Federal agencies with responsibilities for fish and wildlife and shall be sufficient to design the protection and enhancement plan required in 880-X-8I-.18(1).
(c) Site-specific resource information necessary to address the respective species or habitats shall be required when the permit area or adjacent area is likely to include:
1. Listed or proposed endangered or threatened species of plants or animals or their critical habitats listed by the Secretary under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), or those species or habitats protected by similar State statutes;
2. Habitats of unusually high value for fish and wildlife such as important streams, wetlands, riparian areas, cliffs supporting raptors, areas offering special shelter or protection, migration routes, or reproductions and wintering areas; or
3. Other species or habitats identified through agency consultation as requiring special protection under State or Federal law.
Author: Randall C. Johnson(Original Filed November 14, 1989; effective: March 7, 1991.)
Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, §§ 9-16-71, et seq.
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