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There are new hearings scheduled for those venues which were cancelled due to the government shutdown. There is NO extended deadline, as of posting.
2013-10-30T22:23 December 2, 2013 is new DEADLINE for submission.
2 December 2013 deadline
Anchorage will be held Nov 5, 2013
Fairbanks (western Interior) Nov 6, 2013
Bethel will be held November 13, 2013
Nome will be held November 19, 2013
Fairbanks (eastern Interior) Nov 19, 2013

This notice did NOT come from the subsistence list-serv nor via email nor fax, etc. but by checking the Dept of Interior website (the new one) subsistence page and clicking every link possible.

Yesterday’s press release says
http://www.doi.gov/subsistence/news/general/federal-subsistence-board-to-hold-public-hearing-on-the-rural-determination-process-in-anchorage.cfm [retrieved Saturday, October 26, 2013]

Press Release
10/25/2013
Contact: : Jack Lorrigan
(907) 786-3953 or (800) 478-1456
Jack_lorrigan@fws.gov

Federal Subsistence Board to Hold Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Anchorage

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. The hearing will be held on November 5, 2013, at the Alaska Pacific University, Carr–Gottstein Lecture Hall, 4101 University Drive, Anchorage, Alaska from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. http://www.alaskapacific.edu/explore-apu/facilities-map/map/ The public is welcome to attend in person or telephonically (1-866-916-7020, passcode: 37311548). All testimony presented at these meetings will be recorded for the public record. Written comments received, including any personal information provided, will be available to the public.


http://www.doi.gov/subsistence/news/general/southcentral-alaska-subsistence-regional-advisory-council-to-meet-in-anchorage.cfm
[retrieved Saturday, October 26, 2013]

Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Anchorage
Press Release
10/25/2013
Contact: Carl Johnson
(907) 786-3676 or (800) 478-1456
carl_johnson@fws.gov

Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Anchorage

The Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council (Council) will hold a meeting from November 57, 2013 in Anchorage at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Office (1011 E. Tudor Road). The meeting will begin daily at 8:30 a.m. During this meeting, the Council will:

• Review the rural determination process and develop recommendations to the Federal Subsistence Board on possible changes to improve the process.

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The calendar at a different link (http://www.doi.gov/subsistence/calendars/index.cfm) lists other venues and dates–

the rural determination hearings for
Anchorage will be held Nov 5, 2013
Bethel will be held November 13, 2013
Nome will be held November 19, 2013

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Additional venues show in the pdf poster at yet another link,
http://www.doi.gov/subsistence/upload/Fall-2013-All-Meeting-Updated-Poster-10-25-13.pdf

Fairbanks Nove [sic] 6, 2013
Fairbanks (Eastern Interior RAC) November 19, 2013
Fall-2013-All-Meeting-Updated-Poster-10-25-13-www.doi.gov
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At yet another link, we find–
http://www.doi.gov/subsistence/library/policies/rural-determination.cfm [retrieved Saturday, October 26, 2013]

The deadline to submit comments will be extended with final date to be determined.

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Note that all these dates are AFTER the Nov 1, 2013 deadline for comments,

[retrieved Saturday, October 26, 2013]
http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=FS_FRDOC_0001-1530

Subsistence Management Program for Public Lands in Alaska; Rural Determination Process
– Document Contents : …Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS-R7-SM-2012-N248;FXFR13350700640-134-FF07J00000] Subsistence Management Program for Public Lands in Alaska; Rural Determination Process AGENCIES: Forest…
Notice by FS on 12/31/2012 ID: FS_FRDOC_0001-1530
Comment Now!
Due Nov 01, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Open Docket Folder
RIN: Not Assigned

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