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Government Shutdown

As you are all aware by now there has been a lapse in appropriations requiring the federal government to shutdown as of midnight on Monday, 9/30.  After our first full day in this environment, we can report the following: Customs

Posted in aphis, fda, Fish and Wildlife, international import export, usda

Fish and Wildlife Ends Ban on Overtime

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has ended its ban on overtime clearances and inspections.  Requests for overtime inspection services will be accommodated to the maximum extent possible in order to protect wildlife and reduce the burden on the trading community.

Posted in Fish and Wildlife

Notice to the Wildlife Import Community

As a follow-up to our E-Blast of Friday, 3/08, the following is a notice received today from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Subject: Effects of the Sequester on Overtime Clearances Background: Funding cuts related to the Federal budget sequestration that

Posted in Fish and Wildlife

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Cuts Overtime Hours

We have been notified by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that, due to budgetary restraints, as of 3/11/2013, they will no longer be available to inspect or clear overtime shipments. For our airfreight importers, overtime shipments include those which arrive

Posted in Fish and Wildlife

U.S. Fish & Wildlife – Fee Increase, Late ISFs

U.S. Fish & Wildlife – Fee Increase As of January 1, 2012, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service will implement new inspection fees.  These fees will remain in effect indefinitely: Designated port based inspection fee: $93.00 Nondesignated port base inspection fee: $145.00

Posted in Fish and Wildlife, Fish and Wildlife fees, isf

News from Fish & Wildlife, Customs, and the USDA

Fish & Wildlife News New Fees On January 1st, 2011 the Department of The Interior Fish & Wildlife Services will be implementing new inspection fees. These changes can be viewed at this link. Customs News Permissible Sharing of Client

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Fish and Wildlife and Lacey Act Update

Fish and Wildlife At Flegenheimer International we are always trying to improve our communication with Importers and other Government agencies. As we mentioned in previous news-blasts, Fish and Wildlife has expanded the list of items they regulate. When we present

Posted in Fish and Wildlife, lacey act

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