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Petitions Awaiting 90-Day Findings
|Species||Date Received||Requested ESA Action
(linked to petition)
|salmon, Chinook (1 ESU)
|01/16/2015||Delist the Snake River fall-run ESU of Chinook Salmon|
|shark, common thresher
|08/26/2014||List as Threatened or Endangered and Designate Critical Habitat|
|09/24/2014||Delist the Saint John River population|
|09/18/2014||List the Gulf of Mexico population as Endangered and Designate Critical Habitat|
If a petition to list a species presents substantial information that the petitioned action may be warranted, a positive 90-day finding is published in the Federal Register and the species becomes a Candidate for listing under the ESA.
If a petition to delist a species presents substantial information that the petitioned action may be warranted, a positive 90-day finding is published in the Federal Register and the species goes under review for delisting under the ESA.
If a petition does not present substantial information, a negative 90-day finding denying the petition is published in a Federal Register notice.
More information on how species are listed under the ESA is also available.
Updated: February 18, 2015