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An "extensive status review" to determine if the eel should be added to the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and a collection of public comment is under way.
Emailed or faxed comments are not accepted. Written comments may be by mail or submitted via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at regulations.gov. In the "select document" menu, selected "proposed rule." Then enter FWS-R5-ES-2011-0067 in the keyword section. A full overview of the issue opens on the Web page.
Comments can also be mailed to: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. [FWS-R5-ES-2011-0067]; Division of Policy and Directives Management; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, MS 2042-PDM; Arlington, VA 22203.
Comments must be received before Nov. 28, 2011.
A.P. HILL BEAR KILL
Word quickly spread Tuesday about a male black bear weighing 151 pounds being taken by a Caroline County bowhunter at Fort A.P. Hill Monday. The bear was taken in a training area and supposedly represents the first bear ever killed on the large training installation.
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