U.S. Department of Defense - Missile Defense Agency

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Homeland Defense Radar - Hawaii


Endangered Species Act


Per Section 7(a2) of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is required to coordinate with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) when proposed activities have the potential to affect listed species. Currently, MDA is informally consulting with USFWS on the geotechnical testing in support of site selection and alternative development related to the Homeland Defense Rafar - Hawaii (HDR‐H) project. As the HDR-H project progresses, MDA will initiate additional continue coordination and consultation with USFWS.