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The Forest Service will prepare a supplemental biological assessment to incorporate the additional information.
Hughes' research activities focus on biological assessments of streams, lakes, and rivers across large geographic areas in the United States, Europe, Brazil, China, and India.
Chemical and biological assessment of a Chinese herbal decoction containing Radix Astragali and Radix Angelicae Sinesis: determination of drug ration in having optimized properties.
Biological assessment tests the condition of an ecological system by field sampling targeted biological components, analyzing the data, and comparing it to baseline or background conditions.
Biological assessments were conducted at 56 of the reserves to determine their ecological health, while surveys of residents and community leaders in local communities discerned perceptions and opinions in all 127 reserves.
For example, INGAA wants to use documents other than biological assessments as the basis for formal consultations, to have content requirements established for biological assessments when and if they are required, change the definition of "cumulative effects" to exclude the effects of future federal actions analyzed during the section 7 consultation process, and a number of other somewhat technical yet significant changes.
The biological assessment takes into account how the Endangered Species Act intersects with a proposed project, and whether alterations in the project are necessary.
Before digging could begin, both agencies had to overcome a number of regulatory and non-regulatory obstacles that included amending the USGS recovery permit, completing National Environmental Policy Act compliance, writing a Biological Assessment, completing an informal inter-agency consultation, consulting with the Army Corps of Engineers, satisfying the forest hydrologist and implementing his Best Management Practices, determining the best locations for the artificial pools, securing funding, hiring a backhoe operator, digging the pools, and, finally, getting a badly stuck and sinking backhoe out of a rapidly filling pool