Endangered Species; File No. 1514, 15618 [05-6050]

Download as PDF 15618 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 58 / Monday, March 28, 2005 / Notices control numbers 0348–0043, 0348–0044, 0348–0040, 0348–0046, and 0605–0001. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person is required to, nor shall a person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with, a collection of information subject to the requirements of the PRA unless that collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number. Executive Order 12866 This notice has been determined to be not significant for purposes of Executive Order 12866. Executive Order 13132 (Federalism) It has been determined that this notice does not contain policies with Federalism implications as that term is defined in Executive Order 13132. Administrative Procedure Act/ Regulatory Flexibility Act Prior notice and an opportunity for public comment are not required by the Administrative Procedure Act or any other law for rules concerning public property, loans, grants, benefits, and contracts (5 U.S.C. 553(a)(2)). Because notice and opportunity for comment are not required pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 553 or any other law, the analytical requirements for the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) are inapplicable. Therefore, a regulatory flexibility analysis has not been prepared. Dated: March 22, 2005. Helen Hurcombe, Director, NOAA Aquisitions and Grants, U.S. Department of Commerce. [FR Doc. 05–6054 Filed 3–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KA–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 021005A] Endangered Species; File No. 1514 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Issuance of permit. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Ste. 1110, Honolulu, HI 96814, has been issued a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea), and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea VerDate jul<14>2003 15:12 Mar 25, 2005 Jkt 205001 turtles for purposes of scientific research. ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301)713–2289; fax (301)427–2521; and Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm 1110, Honolulu, HI 96814-4700; phone (808)973–2935; fax (808)973–2941. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Opay or Ruth Johnson, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 30, 2004, notice was published in the Federal Register (69 FR 69585) that a request for a scientific research permit to take green, leatherback, loggerhead, olive ridley, and hawksbill sea turtles had been submitted by the above-named organization. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226). Researchers have been issued a 5-year permit to annually measure, photograph, tissue sample, flipper tag and release, or salvage (if dead) 7 green, 34 leatherback, 21 loggerhead, and 42 olive ridley sea turtles that have been captured in the Hawaii longline fishery. The hard-shelled species would also have a pop-up satellite tag (PSAT) attached to their shell. An additional 6 (combined total of all species) hawksbill, olive ridley, loggerhead, and green sea turtles captured in the American Samoa longline fishery would be measured, photographed, tissue sampled, flipper tagged, PSAT tagged and released, or salvaged (if dead). One leatherback captured in the American Samoa longline fishery would also be measured, photographed, tissue sampled, flipper tagged, and released, or salvaged (if dead). Coverage for the incidental capture of turtles in these fisheries would be provided under the incidental take statement of the February 23, 2004 Biological Opinion for the Western Pelagics Fishery Management Plan. The proposed research would provide data on the at sea distribution and movement patterns of sea turtles. It would also investigate the post-release behavior and mortality of hard-shelled turtles that have been hooked or entangled by longline gear. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a finding that such permit (1) was applied for in good faith, (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: March 21, 2005. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–6050 Filed 3–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Amendment to an Existing System of Records Department of Energy. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: As required by the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A–130, the Department of Energy (DOE) is publishing a notice of a proposed amendment to an existing system of records and the deletion of a system that will no longer be maintained. DOE has acquired a new financial system that requires new hardware and software. This notice proposes to combine DOE–18 ‘‘Accounts Payable Financial System’’ and DOE–19 ‘‘Accounts Receivable Financial System’’ into a single system of records, eliminate DOE–19 ‘‘Accounts Receivable Financial System’’ from the Department’s inventory of systems of records, rename DOE–18 to ‘‘Financial Accounting System,’’ expand the categories of records maintained in the system, and establish a new routine use provision for DOE–18. DATES: The proposed amendment to an existing system of records will become effective without further notice, on May 12, 2005, unless in advance of that date, DOE receives adverse comments and determines that this amendment should not become effective on that date. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be directed to the following address: U.S. Department of Energy, Abel Lopez, Director, Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act Group, ME–74, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abel Lopez, Director, Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act Group, ME–74, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 58 (Monday, March 28, 2005)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 05-6050]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 021005A]


Endangered Species; File No. 1514

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Issuance of permit.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the NMFS Pacific Islands Regional 
Office (PIRO), 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Ste. 1110, Honolulu, HI 96814, has 
been issued a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas), leatherback 
(Dermochelys coriacea), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), olive ridley 
(Lepidochelys olivacea), and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea 
turtles for purposes of scientific research.

ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review 
upon written request or by appointment in the following offices:
    Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 
20910; phone (301)713-2289; fax (301)427-2521; and
    Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm 1110, 
Honolulu, HI 96814-4700; phone (808)973-2935; fax (808)973-2941.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Opay or Ruth Johnson, 
(301)713-2289.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 30, 2004, notice was published 
in the Federal Register (69 FR 69585) that a request for a scientific 
research permit to take green, leatherback, loggerhead, olive ridley, 
and hawksbill sea turtles had been submitted by the above-named 
organization. The requested permit has been issued under the authority 
of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 
et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and 
exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222-226).
    Researchers have been issued a 5-year permit to annually measure, 
photograph, tissue sample, flipper tag and release, or salvage (if 
dead) 7 green, 34 leatherback, 21 loggerhead, and 42 olive ridley sea 
turtles that have been captured in the Hawaii longline fishery. The 
hard-shelled species would also have a pop-up satellite tag (PSAT) 
attached to their shell. An additional 6 (combined total of all 
species) hawksbill, olive ridley, loggerhead, and green sea turtles 
captured in the American Samoa longline fishery would be measured, 
photographed, tissue sampled, flipper tagged, PSAT tagged and released, 
or salvaged (if dead). One leatherback captured in the American Samoa 
longline fishery would also be measured, photographed, tissue sampled, 
flipper tagged, and released, or salvaged (if dead). Coverage for the 
incidental capture of turtles in these fisheries would be provided 
under the incidental take statement of the February 23, 2004 Biological 
Opinion for the Western Pelagics Fishery Management Plan. The proposed 
research would provide data on the at sea distribution and movement 
patterns of sea turtles. It would also investigate the post-release 
behavior and mortality of hard-shelled turtles that have been hooked or 
entangled by longline gear.
    Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a 
finding that such permit (1) was applied for in good faith, (2) will 
not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened 
species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth 
in section 2 of the ESA.

    Dated: March 21, 2005.
Stephen L. Leathery,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 05-6050 Filed 3-25-05; 8:45 am]
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