Marine Mammals and Endangered Species, National Marine Fisheries Service Permit No. 960-1528-01; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Permit No. PRT017891, 76253 [05-24422]

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Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog 11.419 Coastal Zone Management Program Administration [FR Doc. 05–24391 Filed 12–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Dec 22, 2005 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [I.D. 111805B] Marine Mammals and Endangered Species, National Marine Fisheries Service Permit No. 960–1528–01; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Permit No. PRT017891 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit amendment. AGENCIES: 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 been issued an amendment to scientific research. ADDRESSES: The permit 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). 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: On July 25, 2005, notice was published in the Federal Register (70 FR 42535) that a request to amend Permit No. 960–1528/ PRT017891 had been submitted by the above-named organization. The requested permit amendment has been issued 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 PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76253 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 17 and 222–226). In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an environmental assessment was prepared analyzing the effects of the permitted activities. After a Finding of No Significant Impact, the determination was made that it was not necessary to prepare an environmental impact statement. Dated: November 9, 2005. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

[I.D. 111805B]


Marine Mammals and Endangered Species, National Marine Fisheries 
Service Permit No. 960-1528-01; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Permit 
No. PRT017891

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit amendment.

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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 been issued an amendment to scientific research.

ADDRESSES: The permit 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).

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: On July 25, 2005, notice was published in 
the Federal Register (70 FR 42535) that a request to amend Permit No. 
960-1528/PRT017891 had been submitted by the above-named organization. 
The requested permit amendment has been issued 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.), and the regulations 
governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and 
threatened species (50 CFR parts 17 and 222-226).
    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an environmental assessment was prepared 
analyzing the effects of the permitted activities. After a Finding of 
No Significant Impact, the determination was made that it was not 
necessary to prepare an environmental impact statement.

    Dated: November 9, 2005.
Stephen L. Leathery,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.

    Dated: December 14, 2005.
Charlie R. Chandler,
Chief, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 05-24422 Filed 12-22-05; 8:45 am]
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