National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:
Endangered and Threatened Species of Salmonids
OGC-99-38, Apr 7, 1999
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) new rules on endangered and threatened species of salmonids. GAO noted that: (1) the rules would impart threatened status on several species of salmonids; and (2) NOAA complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rules.