Marine Mammals and Endangered Species; National Marine Fisheries Service Permit No. 960-1528; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service File No. PRT017891, 42535-42536 [05-14618]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 141 / Monday, July 25, 2005 / Notices Written comments from interested parties are welcome to ensure that the full range of issues related to the proposed ITP are identified. All comments and materials received, including names and addresses, will become part of the administrative record and may be released to the public. Comments and materials received will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the offices listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. The Services request that comments be specific. In particular, we request information regarding: direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts that implementation of the proposed HCP or other alternatives could have on endangered and threatened and other covered species, and their communities and habitats; other possible alternatives that meet the purpose and need; potential adaptive management and/or monitoring provisions; funding issues; existing environmental conditions in the plan area; other plans or projects that might be relevant to this proposed project; permit duration; maximum acreage that should be covered; limited entry time-frame for issuing certificates of inclusion; specific species that should or should not be covered; specific landforms that should or should not be covered; and minimization and mitigation efforts. NMFS and FWS estimate that the draft EIS will be available for public review in the spring of 2006. The environmental review of this project will be conducted in accordance with the requirements of the NEPA of 1969 as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), Council on the Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500 - 1518), other applicable Federal laws and regulations, and applicable policies and procedures of the Services. This notice is being furnished in accordance with 40 CFR 1501.7 to obtain suggestions and information from other agencies and the public on the scope of issues and alternatives to be addressed in the EIS. Dated: July 1, 2005. Chris McKay, Acting Deputy Regional Director, Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 1, Portland, Oregon. Dated: July 20, 2005. P. Michael Payne Acting Chief, Endangered Species Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–14621 Filed 7–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODES 4310-55-S, 3510–22–S VerDate jul<14>2003 14:21 Jul 22, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [I.D. 052505A] Marine Mammals and Endangered Species; National Marine Fisheries Service Permit No. 960–1528; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service File No. PRT017891 AGENCIES: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Receipt of permit amendment request. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Museum of Natural History Collections, Department of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 [Principal Investigator: Tonya Haff], has requested an amendment to scientific research permit no. 960–1528/ PRT01789. Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before August 24, 2005. ADDRESSES: The amendment request and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following office(s): 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; Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802–4213; phone (562)980–4001; fax (562)980–4018; and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, VA 22203 (1–800–358–2104). Written comments or requests for a public hearing on this application should be mailed to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, F/PR1, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS or Chief, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Those individuals requesting a hearing should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this particular request would be appropriate. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile at (301)427–2521, provided the facsimile is confirmed by hard copy DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42535 submitted by mail and postmarked no later than the closing date of the comment period. Comments may also be submitted by e-mail. The mailbox address for providing email comments is NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Include in the subject line of the e-mail comment the following document identifier: Permit No. 960–1582/ PRT017891. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ruth Johnson or Jennifer Skidmore, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301)713–2289; and Monica Farris, Branch of Permits, USFWS (1–800–358– 2104). The subject amendment to permit no. 960– 1582/PRT017891 is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the Regulations Governing the Taking and Importing of Marine Mammals (50 CFR parts 18 and 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 17 and 222–226) and the Fur Seal Act. of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.). Permit no. 960–1528/PRT017891 authorizes the Holder to acquire, import/export marine mammal specimens of the Orders Cetacea, Pinnipedia and Sirenia for purposes of scientific research and for deposit into a museum collection. The import/export may occur on a worldwide basis. The Holder now requests a 5–year extension of the joint NMFS and USFWS permit. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of this application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1 42536 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 141 / Monday, July 25, 2005 / Notices Dated: July 13, 2005. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. Dated: July 18, 2005. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 05–14585 Filed 7–22–05; 8:45 am] Dated: July 18, 2005. Charlie R. Chandler, Chief, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 05–14618 Filed 7–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M A. Purpose DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION BILLING CODE 3510–22–S NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE [OMB Control No. 9000–0061] Office of the Secretary; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by August 24, 2005. Title, Form, and OMB Number: Procurement Technical Assistance Center Cooperative Agreement Performance Report; DLA Form 1806; OMB Number 0704–0320. Type of Request: Extension. Number of Respondents: 94. Responses per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 188. Average Burden per Response: 7 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 1,316. Needs and Uses: The Defense Logistics Agency uses the report as the principal instrument for measuring the performance of Cooperative Agreement awards made under 10 U.S.C. Chapter 142. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; not-for-profit institutions; State, local or tribal government. Frequency: Semi-annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Mr. Lewis Oleinick. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Mr. Oleinick at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. DOD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings, WHS/ ESD. Information Management Division, 1225 South Clark Street, Suite 504, Arlington, VA 22202–4326. VerDate jul<14>2003 14:21 Jul 22, 2005 Jkt 205001 Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeritta Parnell, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–4082. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Transportation Requirements AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning transportation requirements. A request for public comments was published at 70 FR 28921, May 19, 2005. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before August 24, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503 and a copy to the General Services Administration, FAR PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FAR Part 47 and related clauses contain policies and procedures for applying transportation and traffic management considerations in the acquisition of supplies and acquiring transportation or transportation-related services. Generally, contracts involving transportation require information regarding the nature of the supplies, method of shipment, place and time of shipment, applicable charges, marking of shipments, shipping documents and other related items. This information is required to ensure proper and timely shipment of Government supplies. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 65,000. Responses Per Respondent: 21.32. Annual Responses: 1,385,800. Hours Per Response: .048. Total Burden Hours: 66,518. OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0061, Transportation Requirements, in all correspondence. Dated: July 19, 2005. Julia B. Wise, Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 05–14570 Filed 7–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0057] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Evaluation of Export Offers Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 141 (Monday, July 25, 2005)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

[I.D. 052505A]


Marine Mammals and Endangered Species; National Marine Fisheries 
Service Permit No. 960-1528; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service File No. 
PRT017891

AGENCIES: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce; U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, Interior.

ACTION: Receipt of permit amendment request.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Museum of Natural History 
Collections, Department of Environmental Studies, University of 
California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 [Principal Investigator: Tonya Haff], 
has requested an amendment to scientific research permit no. 960-1528/
PRT01789.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or 
before August 24, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The amendment request and related documents are available 
for review upon written request or by appointment in the following 
office(s):
    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;
    Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long 
Beach, CA 90802-4213; phone (562)980-4001; fax (562)980-4018; and
    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 
4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, VA 22203 (1-800-358-
2104).
    Written comments or requests for a public hearing on this 
application should be mailed to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and 
Education Division, F/PR1, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS or 
Chief, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service. Those individuals requesting a hearing should set 
forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this particular request 
would be appropriate.
    Comments may also be submitted by facsimile at (301)427-2521, 
provided the facsimile is confirmed by hard copy submitted by mail and 
postmarked no later than the closing date of the comment period.
    Comments may also be submitted by e-mail. The mailbox address for 
providing email comments is NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Include in the 
subject line of the e-mail comment the following document identifier: 
Permit No. 960-1582/PRT017891.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ruth Johnson or Jennifer Skidmore, 
Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301)713-2289; and Monica Farris, 
Branch of Permits, USFWS (1-800-358-2104).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject amendment to permit no. 960-
1582/PRT017891 is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal 
Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the 
Regulations Governing the Taking and Importing of Marine Mammals (50 
CFR parts 18 and 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended 
(ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking, 
importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 
parts 17 and 222-226) and the Fur Seal Act. of 1966, as amended (16 
U.S.C. 1151 et seq.).
    Permit no. 960-1528/PRT017891 authorizes the Holder to acquire, 
import/export marine mammal specimens of the Orders Cetacea, Pinnipedia 
and Sirenia for purposes of scientific research and for deposit into a 
museum collection. The import/export may occur on a worldwide basis. 
The Holder now requests a 5-year extension of the joint NMFS and USFWS 
permit.
    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that 
the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to 
prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.
    Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of this application to the Marine 
Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors.



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    Dated: July 13, 2005.
Stephen L. Leathery,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.

    Dated: July 18, 2005.
Charlie R. Chandler,
Chief, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service.
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