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Authority: 16 U.S.C. § 9, 50 CFR Parts 10 – 24; 5 U.S.C. § 301; 44 U.S.C. § 3501; Pub. L. 105-277, 44 U.S.C. § 3504; and HSPD-12.

Purpose: The information you provide will be used to create and maintain a user account for the FWS’ Environmental Conservation Online System (ECOS).

Routine Uses: This information may be shared in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 and the routine uses identified in System of Records Notices Interior-47: HSPD-12 Logical Security Files for Federal employee and contractors, and FWS-7, Water Development Project and/or Effluent Discharge Permit System of Records, for all other users including from state or local governments and members of the public. SORN FWS-7 is currently under revision to provide general updates and incorporate new Federal requirements in accordance with OMB Circular A-108.

Disclosure: Furnishing this information is voluntary for users who are not Federal personnel; however, failure to provide the requested information will prevent you from being able to access ECOS.