[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 243 (Wednesday, December 19, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 71939]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-24675]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

RIN 1018-AT72


Draft Mosquito and Mosquito-Borne Disease Management Policy 
Pursuant to the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: We are reopening the comment period on the Federal Register 
notice published on October 15, 2007, that invited the public to 
comment on the Draft Mosquito and Mosquito-Borne Disease Management 
Policy Pursuant to the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act 
of 1997.

DATES: Submit comments on or before February 19, 2008.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on this draft policy by mail to: 
Michael J. Higgins, Biologist, National Wildlife Refuge System, U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Room 670, Arlington, 
Virginia 22203; by fax to 703-358-2248; or by e-mail to 
refugesystempolicycomments@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael J. Higgins, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, 177 Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401. 
Telephone: 410-573-4520; FAX: 410-269-0832.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a Federal Register notice dated October 
15, 2007 (72 FR 58321), we published a draft policy for Mosquito and 
Mosquito-Borne Disease Management Policy Pursuant to the National 
Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997. This draft policy 
outlines the procedures refuge managers will follow in planning and 
implementing mosquito and mosquito-borne disease management within the 
Refuge System.
    We received several requests to extend the public comment period 
beyond the November 29, 2007, due date. In order to ensure that the 
public has an adequate opportunity to review and comment on our draft 
policy, we are reopening the comment period for an additional 60 days.

    Dated: December 11, 2007.
Kenneth Stansell,
Acting Director, Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. E7-24675 Filed 12-18-07; 8:45 am]
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