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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 142 / Tuesday, July 26, 2005 / Notices documents, and comments submitted to determine whether the application meets the requirements of section 10(a) of the ESA and Federal regulations. The final permit decisions will not be made until after the end of the 30–day comment period. NMFS will publish notice of its final action in the Federal Register. Dated: July 21, 2005. Donna Wieting, Deputy Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–14719 Filed 7–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Authority [I.D. 071405A] Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce ACTION: Issuance of scientific research permits and permit modifications and permit amendment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Between November 5, 2004, and June 15, 2005, NMFS’ Northwest Region issued 23 permits and permit modifications (and one permit amendment) allowing endangered and threatened species of Pacific salmon and steelhead to be taken for scientific research purposes under the 23:45 Jul 25, 2005 Jkt 205001 The permits, permit applications, and related documents are available for review during business hours by appointment at NMFS’ Protected Resources Division, F/NWO3, 1201 NE Lloyd Blvd., Suite 1100, Portland, OR 97232–1274 (ph: 503–230– 5400, fax: 503–230–5441). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Garth Griffin, Portland, OR (phone: 503– 231–2005, fax: 503–230–5441, e-mail: Garth.Griffin@noaa.gov). ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration VerDate jul<14>2003 Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, as amended. The research actions and the species they affect are listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. The ESA requires that permits, modifications, and amendments be issued based on findings that such actions: (1) are applied for in good faith; (2) would not operate to the disadvantage of the listed species that are the subject of the actions; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Authority to take listed species is subject to conditions set forth in the permits. Permits, modifications, and amendments are issued in accordance with, and are subject to, the ESA and NMFS’ regulations governing listed fish and wildlife permits (50 CFR parts 222– 226). Species Covered in This Notice The ESA-listed species/evolutionarily significant units (ESUs) covered by this PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43129 notice are identified below and listed in the subsequent table by the numbers that precede each of them in the following text: (1) Threatened Puget Sound Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) (2) Threatened Lower Columbia River (LCR) Chinook salmon (O. tshawytscha) (3) Threatened Snake River (SR) spring/summer Chinook salmon (O. tshawytscha) (4) Threatened SR fall Chinook salmon (O. tshawytscha) (5) Endangered Upper Columbia River (UCR) spring-run Chinook salmon (O. tshawytscha) (6) Threatened Upper Willamette River (UWR) Chinook salmon (O. tshawytscha) (7) Threatened Hood Canal summerrun chum salmon (O. keta) (8) Threatened Columbia River chum salmon (O. keta) (9) Threatened LCR steelhead (O. mykiss) (10) Threatened Middle Columbia River steelhead (O. mykiss) (11) Threatened SR steelhead (O. mykiss) (12) Threatened UWR steelhead (O. mykiss) (13) Endangered UCR steelhead (O. mykiss) (14) Threatened Southern Oregon/ Northern California Coasts coho salmon (O. kisutch) (15) Candidate Oregon Coast coho salmon (O. kisutch) (16) Endangered SR sockeye salmon (O. nerka) (17) Threatened Ozette lake sockeye salmon (O. nerka) E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1 43130 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 142 / Tuesday, July 26, 2005 / Notices TABLE 1. TWENTY-FOUR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PERMIT ACTIONS AFFECTING LISTED PACIFIC SALMONIDS Permit Number 1119M2 1135Am1 1322M3 1338M1 1403M1 1410M2 1479M1 1487 1496 1498 1499 1500 1502 1504 1511 1513 1515 1519 1521 1523 1524 1525 1531 1532 Permittee 5, 13 ...................................... 9 ............................................. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. 2, 8, 9 .................................... 3, 10, 11 ................................ 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17. 2, 8, 9 .................................... 2, 8, 9 .................................... 9 ............................................. 1 ............................................. 1 ............................................. 3, 4, 11, 16 ............................ 5, 13 ...................................... 1, 7 ........................................ 14 ........................................... U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) ....... Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC). FWS ................................................... NWFSC ............................................. NWFSC ............................................. 1 ............................................. 6 ............................................. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16. 1 ............................................. 6, 12 ...................................... 1 ............................................. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. 14 ........................................... 10 ........................................... It should also be noted that permit 1203, noticed on September 7, 2004 (69 FR 54131) was withdrawn by the applicant. Dated: July 21, 2005. Donna Wieting, Deuty Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–14720 Filed 7–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 072005A] Marine Mammals; Permit No. 699– 1720–01 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for amendment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Dr. Kathryn A. Ono, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of New England, 11 Hills Beach Road, Biddeford, ME, 04005, has VerDate jul<14>2003 23:45 Jul 25, 2005 FEDERAL REGISTER Notice of Application Receipt Affected Species/ESUs Jkt 205001 USGS ................................................ FWS ................................................... U.S. Forest Service (USFS) .............. Port of Bellingham ............................. Battelle Marine Sciences Laboratory University of Idaho ............................ USFS ................................................. Pacific Shellfish Institute ................... Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW). Washington Trout .............................. Water Work Consulting ..................... Columbia River Estuary Study Taskforce. Wyllie-Echeverria Associates ............ National Council for Air and Stream Improvements. NWFSC ............................................. NWFSC ............................................. Southern Oregon University .............. Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission. requested an amendment to scientific research Permit No. 699–1720–01. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before August 25, 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; and Assistant Regional Administrator for Protected Resources, Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930–2298; phone (978)281–9328; fax (987)281–9394. Written comments or requests for a public hearing on this request should be submitted to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, F/PR1, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Those individuals requesting a hearing should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this particular amendment request would be appropriate. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile at (301)427–2521, provided the facsimile is confirmed by hard copy PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 April 28, 2005 (70 FR 22001) April 12, 2002 (67 FR 17970) February 15, 2005 (70 FR 7719) April 28, 2005 (70 FR 22001) July 26, 2004 (69 FR 44511) March 23, 2005 (70 FR 14657) March 23, July 26, July 26, September 7, October 14, July 26, September 7, September 7, November 18, 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 (70 (69 (69 (69 (69 (69 (69 (69 (69 FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR 14657) 44511) 44511) 54131) 60986) 44511) 54131) 54131) 67541) February 15, 2005 (70 FR 7719) January 3, 2005 (70 FR 2395) February 15, 2005 (70 FR 7719) February 15, 2005 (70 FR 7719) March 23, 2005 (70 FR 14657) March 23, 2005 (70 FR 14657) March 23, 2005 (70 FR 14657) April 28, 2005 (70 FR 22001) April 28, 2005 (70 FR 22001) 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: File No. 699–1720–01. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ruth Johnson or Tammy Adams, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject amendment to Permit No. 699– 1720–01, issued on July 23, 2003 (68 FR 59163) is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the Regulations Governing the Taking and Importing of Marine Mammals (50 CFR part 216). Permit No. 699–1720–01 authorizes the permit holder to take harbor seals (Phoca vitulina concolor) annually by capture, physical restraint, morphometric measurements, placement of flipper tags, blood sampling, fecal sampling, skin biopsy, attachment of satellite tags, incidental harassment, and accidental mortality. Incidental harassment and accidental capture of small numbers of gray seals E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 142 (Tuesday, July 26, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43129-43130]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-14720]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 071405A]


Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish

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

ACTION: Issuance of scientific research permits and permit 
modifications and permit amendment.

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SUMMARY: Between November 5, 2004, and June 15, 2005, NMFS' Northwest 
Region issued 23 permits and permit modifications (and one permit 
amendment) allowing endangered and threatened species of Pacific salmon 
and steelhead to be taken for scientific research purposes under the 
Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, as amended. The research actions 
and the species they affect are listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section below.

ADDRESSES: The permits, permit applications, and related documents are 
available for review during business hours by appointment at NMFS' 
Protected Resources Division, F/NWO3, 1201 NE Lloyd Blvd., Suite 1100, 
Portland, OR 97232-1274 (ph: 503-230-5400, fax: 503-230-5441).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Garth Griffin, Portland, OR (phone: 
503-231-2005, fax: 503-230-5441, e-mail: Garth.Griffin@noaa.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Authority

    The ESA requires that permits, modifications, and amendments be 
issued based on findings that such actions: (1) are applied for in good 
faith; (2) would not operate to the disadvantage of the listed species 
that are the subject of the actions; and (3) are consistent with the 
purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Authority to 
take listed species is subject to conditions set forth in the permits. 
Permits, modifications, and amendments are issued in accordance with, 
and are subject to, the ESA and NMFS' regulations governing listed fish 
and wildlife permits (50 CFR parts 222-226).

Species Covered in This Notice

    The ESA-listed species/evolutionarily significant units (ESUs) 
covered by this notice are identified below and listed in the 
subsequent table by the numbers that precede each of them in the 
following text:
    (1) Threatened Puget Sound Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus 
tshawytscha)
    (2) Threatened Lower Columbia River (LCR) Chinook salmon (O. 
tshawytscha)
    (3) Threatened Snake River (SR) spring/summer Chinook salmon (O. 
tshawytscha)
    (4) Threatened SR fall Chinook salmon (O. tshawytscha)
    (5) Endangered Upper Columbia River (UCR) spring-run Chinook salmon 
(O. tshawytscha)
    (6) Threatened Upper Willamette River (UWR) Chinook salmon (O. 
tshawytscha)
    (7) Threatened Hood Canal summer-run chum salmon (O. keta)
    (8) Threatened Columbia River chum salmon (O. keta)
    (9) Threatened LCR steelhead (O. mykiss)
    (10) Threatened Middle Columbia River steelhead (O. mykiss)
    (11) Threatened SR steelhead (O. mykiss)
    (12) Threatened UWR steelhead (O. mykiss)
    (13) Endangered UCR steelhead (O. mykiss)
    (14) Threatened Southern Oregon/Northern California Coasts coho 
salmon (O. kisutch)
    (15) Candidate Oregon Coast coho salmon (O. kisutch)
    (16) Endangered SR sockeye salmon (O. nerka)
    (17) Threatened Ozette lake sockeye salmon (O. nerka)

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                               Table 1. Twenty-four Scientific Research Permit Actions Affecting Listed Pacific Salmonids
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                  Permit Number                        Affected Species/ESUs                  Permittee                       Application Receipt
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                  1119M2                                                 5, 13       U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service         April 28, 2005 (70 FR 22001)
                                                                                                              (FWS)
                  1135Am1                                                    9        U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)         April 12, 2002 (67 FR 17970)
                  1322M3                           2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11,  Northwest Fisheries Science Center       February 15, 2005 (70 FR 7719)
                                                                        12, 13                              (NWFSC)
                  1338M1                                               2, 8, 9                                  FWS         April 28, 2005 (70 FR 22001)
                  1403M1                                             3, 10, 11                                NWFSC          July 26, 2004 (69 FR 44511)
                  1410M2                           2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11,                               NWFSC         March 23, 2005 (70 FR 14657)
                                                        12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
                  1479M1                                               2, 8, 9                                 USGS         March 23, 2005 (70 FR 14657)
                  1487                                                 2, 8, 9                                  FWS          July 26, 2004 (69 FR 44511)
                  1496                                                       9           U.S. Forest Service (USFS)          July 26, 2004 (69 FR 44511)
                  1498                                                       1                   Port of Bellingham      September 7, 2004 (69 FR 54131)
                  1499                                                       1            Battelle Marine Sciences LaboratOctober 14, 2004 (69 FR 60986)
                  1500                                            3, 4, 11, 16                  University of Idaho          July 26, 2004 (69 FR 44511)
                  1502                                                   5, 13                                 USFS      September 7, 2004 (69 FR 54131)
                  1504                                                    1, 7          Pacific Shellfish Institute      September 7, 2004 (69 FR 54131)
                  1511                                                      14        Oregon Department of Fish and      November 18, 2004 (69 FR 67541)
                                                                                                    Wildlife (ODFW)
                  1513                                                       1                     Washington Trout       February 15, 2005 (70 FR 7719)
                  1515                                                       6                Water Work Consulting         January 3, 2005 (70 FR 2395)
                  1519                             2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11,        Columbia River Estuary Study       February 15, 2005 (70 FR 7719)
                                                                    12, 13, 16                            Taskforce
                  1521                                                       1         Wyllie-Echeverria Associates       February 15, 2005 (70 FR 7719)
                  1523                                                   6, 12   National Council for Air and Stream        March 23, 2005 (70 FR 14657)
                                                                                                       Improvements
                  1524                                                       1                                NWFSC         March 23, 2005 (70 FR 14657)
                  1525                             2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11,                               NWFSC         March 23, 2005 (70 FR 14657)
                                                                        12, 13
                  1531                                                      14           Southern Oregon University         April 28, 2005 (70 FR 22001)
                  1532                                                      10      Columbia River Intertribal Fish         April 28, 2005 (70 FR 22001)
                                                                                                         Commission
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    It should also be noted that permit 1203, noticed on September 7, 
2004 (69 FR 54131) was withdrawn by the applicant.

    Dated: July 21, 2005.
Donna Wieting,
Deuty Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 05-14720 Filed 7-25-05; 8:45 am]
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