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Download as PDF 74506 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 241 / Friday, December 14, 2012 / Notices the final determination on whether to prepare an additional NEPA document on the proposed action. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Public Comments [FWS–HQ–IA–2012–N298; FXIA16710900000P5–123–FF09A30000] We request data, comments, new information, or suggestions from the public, other concerned governmental agencies, the scientific community, Tribes, industry, or any other interested party on this notice. We particularly seek comments on the following: 1. Biological information concerning the species; 2. Relevant data concerning the species; 3. Additional information concerning the range, distribution, population size, and population trends of the species; 4. Current or planned activities in the subject area and their possible impacts on the species; 5. The presence of archeological sites, buildings and structures, historic events, sacred and traditional areas, and other historic preservation concerns, which are required to be considered in project planning by the National Historic Preservation Act; and 6. Identification of any other environmental issues that should be considered with regard to the proposed development and permit action. Authority mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. AGENCY: SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities. DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before January 14, 2013. ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358–2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Comment Procedures We provide this notice pursuant to section 10(c) of the Act and the NEPA public-involvement regulations (40 CFR 1500.1(b), 1500.2(d), and 1506.6). We will evaluate the permit application, including the HCP, and comments we receive to determine whether the application meets the requirements of section 10(a) of the Act. If the requirements are met, we will issue a permit to the applicant for the incidental take of the San Joaquin kit fox and the vernal pool fairy shrimp from the implementation of the covered activities described in the Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan for the Proposed State Route 99/Cartmill Avenue Interchange Improvements Project, City of Tulare, Tulare County, California. We will make the final permit decision no sooner than January 14, 2013. Dated: December 10, 2012. Alexandra Pitts, Field Supervisor, Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2012–30186 Filed 12–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 Fish and Wildlife Service 16:41 Dec 13, 2012 Jkt 229001 A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted applications? Send your request for copies of applications or comments and materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication date, the PRTnumber, and the name of the applicant in your request or submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an email or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email address in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond to your request electronically. Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include sufficient information with your comments to allow us to authenticate any scientific or commercial data you include. The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Those supported by quantitative information or studies; and (2) Those that include citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. We will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES). B. May I review comments submitted by others? Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the street address listed under ADDRESSES. The public may review documents and other information applicants have sent in support of the application unless our allowing viewing would violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. II. Background To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected species, and in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), along with Executive Order 13576, ‘‘Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and Accountable Government,’’ and the President’s Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies of January 21, 2009—Transparency and Open Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), which call on all Federal agencies to promote openness and transparency in Government by disclosing information to the public, we invite public comment on these permit applications before final action is taken. III. Permit Applications A. Endangered Species Applicant: Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park, West Palm Beach, FL; PRT– 706378 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families, genera, and species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1 74507 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 241 / Friday, December 14, 2012 / Notices Families: Cebidae Cercopithecidae Lemuridae Species: Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) Yellow-footed rock wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus) Maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii) Red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis) Komodo monitor (Varanus komodoensis) Applicant: Indianapolis Zoological Society, Inc., Indianapolis, IN; PRT– 679556 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families, genera, and species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Families: Lemuridae Iguanidae Species: African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) Lar gibbon (Hylobates lar) Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) Applicant: Reptile Wrangler LLC, Douglasville, GA; PRT–91700A The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Timathy Beard, Hauser, ID; PRT–233238 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Richard Ehrlich, Addison, IL; PRT–232854 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for golden parakeet (Guarouba guarouba) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN; PRT–89757A The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples collected from loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta), green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas), leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea), and olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) in the wild in South Africa and Costa Rica, for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 3year period. Applicant: Utah State UniversityIntermountain Herbarium, Logan, UT; PRT–92157A The applicant requests a permit to export and re-import non-living museum/herbarium specimens of endangered and threatened species (excluding animals) previously legally accessioned into the permittee’s collection for scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Multiple Applicants The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Thomas Archipley, Okemos, MI; PRT–91717A Applicant: Lonnie Henriksen, Arlington, SD; PRT–91698A Applicant: David Combs, Long Beach, CA; PRT–91992A Applicant: Walters Wade, Hattlesburg, MS; PRT–91292A Applicant: Leslie Barnhart, Houston, TX; PRT–91988A Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2012–30214 Filed 12–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2012–N297; FXIA16710900000P5–123–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits. AGENCY: SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358–2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On the dates below, as authorized by the provisions of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), as amended, and/or the MMPA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), we issued requested permits subject to certain conditions set forth therein. For each permit for an endangered species, we found that (1) The application was filed in good faith, (2) the granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species, and (3) the granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA. ENDANGERED SPECIES mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with Permit No. Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice Permit issuance date 60610A ......... University of California, UC Davis Stable Isotope Facility. Global Viral Forecasting Initiative ............................ Duke Lemur Center ................................................. University of Cincinnati ............................................ Coleman Floyd ......................................................... 77 FR 17494; March 26, 2012 ................................ September 14, 2012. 77 77 77 77 September 12, 2012. September 12, 2012. September 13, 2012. August 16, 2012. 63801A 65708A 66809A 77911A ......... ......... ......... ......... VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:41 Dec 13, 2012 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 FR FR FR FR 24510; 30547; 34059; 41198; Sfmt 4703 April 24, 2012 ................................... May 23, 2012 .................................... June 8, 2012 ..................................... July 12, 2012 .................................... E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 241 (Friday, December 14, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 74506-74507]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30214]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-IA-2012-N298; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000]


Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities 
with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species 
Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal 
authorization is acquired that allows such activities.

DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before 
January 14, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 
22203; fax (703) 358-2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358-2104 
(telephone); (703) 358-2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Public Comment Procedures

A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted 
applications?

    Send your request for copies of applications or comments and 
materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed 
under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication 
date, the PRT-number, and the name of the applicant in your request or 
submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an email 
or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email address 
in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond 
to your request electronically.
    Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. 
Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in 
this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include 
sufficient information with your comments to allow us to authenticate 
any scientific or commercial data you include.
    The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and 
likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those supported by 
quantitative information or studies; and (2) Those that include 
citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. We 
will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we 
receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments 
delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES).

B. May I review comments submitted by others?

    Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will 
be available for public review at the street address listed under 
ADDRESSES. The public may review documents and other information 
applicants have sent in support of the application unless our allowing 
viewing would violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. 
Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other 
personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware 
that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

II. Background

    To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected 
species, and in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), along with 
Executive Order 13576, ``Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and 
Accountable Government,'' and the President's Memorandum for the Heads 
of Executive Departments and Agencies of January 21, 2009--Transparency 
and Open Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), which call on all 
Federal agencies to promote openness and transparency in Government by 
disclosing information to the public, we invite public comment on these 
permit applications before final action is taken.

III. Permit Applications

A. Endangered Species

Applicant: Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park, West Palm Beach, FL; PRT-
706378
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families, genera, 
and species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.


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Families:
    Cebidae
    Cercopithecidae
    Lemuridae
Species:
    Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris)
    Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa)
    Yellow-footed rock wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus)
    Maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus)
    Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii)
    Red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis)
    Komodo monitor (Varanus komodoensis)
Applicant: Indianapolis Zoological Society, Inc., Indianapolis, IN; 
PRT-679556
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families, genera, 
and species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.

Families:
    Lemuridae
    Iguanidae
Species:
    African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)
    Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica)
    Lar gibbon (Hylobates lar)
    Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata)
Applicant: Reptile Wrangler LLC, Douglasville, GA; PRT-91700A
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to 
enhance the species' propagation or survival. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Timathy Beard, Hauser, ID; PRT-233238
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for radiated tortoise (Astrochelys 
radiata) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.
Applicant: Richard Ehrlich, Addison, IL; PRT-232854
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for golden parakeet (Guarouba 
guarouba) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.
Applicant: Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, 
IN; PRT-89757A
    The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples 
collected from loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta), green sea 
turtles (Chelonia mydas), leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys 
coriacea), and olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) in the 
wild in South Africa and Costa Rica, for the purpose of scientific 
research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 3-year period.
Applicant: Utah State University-Intermountain Herbarium, Logan, UT; 
PRT-92157A
    The applicant requests a permit to export and re-import non-living 
museum/herbarium specimens of endangered and threatened species 
(excluding animals) previously legally accessioned into the permittee's 
collection for scientific research. This notification covers activities 
to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Multiple Applicants
    The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-
hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) 
culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of 
the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the 
survival of the species.

Applicant: Thomas Archipley, Okemos, MI; PRT-91717A
Applicant: Lonnie Henriksen, Arlington, SD; PRT-91698A
Applicant: David Combs, Long Beach, CA; PRT-91992A
Applicant: Walters Wade, Hattlesburg, MS; PRT-91292A
Applicant: Leslie Barnhart, Houston, TX; PRT-91988A

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2012-30214 Filed 12-13-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-55-P