Endangered Species; Permit No. 1266-02, 3053 [E6-589]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 12 / Thursday, January 19, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Product Development Committee (CPDC) for Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.1 Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Product Development Committee for Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.1 (CPDC—S&A 1.1) was established by a Decision Memorandum dated October 7, 2005. CPDC—S&A 1.1 is the Federal Advisory Committee charged with responsibility to develop a draft Synthesis and Assessment Product that addresses CCSP Topic 1.1: ‘‘Temperature trends in the lower atmosphere—steps for understanding and reconciling differences’’. Time and Date: The meeting will be held Wednesday, February 8, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, February 9, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page http://www.ogp.noaa.gov/ ccsp/11.html for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. Place: The meeting will be held both days at the Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport, Chicago, Illinois, 60666. Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 60-minute public comment period on February 8 from 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. (check Web site to confirm this time). The CPDC— S&A 1.1 expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. Written comments (at least 35 copies) should be received by the CPDC—S&A 1.1 Designated Federal Official by February 1, 2006 to provide sufficient time for review. Written comments received after February 1 will be distributed to the CPDC—S&A 1.1, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Matters To Be Considered: The meeting will include the following topics: (1) Resolution of public comments received on the 2nd Draft of sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:38 Jan 18, 2006 Jkt 208001 Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.1 (2) Discussion of plans for completion and submission of 3rd Draft of Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.1 to the CCSP Interagency Committee. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Miller, Designated Federal Official, CPDC—S&A 1.1 (NOAA Climate Program Office, 1100 Wayne Avenue, Suite 1210, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. Phone: 301–427–2376, Fax: 301–427–2073, E-mail: Christopher.D.Miller@noaa.gov), or visit the Web site at http:// www.ogp.noaa.gov/ccsp/11.html. 3053 Endangered Species; Permit No. 1266– 02 under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the provisions of 50 CFR 222.306 of the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened fish and wildlife (50 CFR parts 222–226). The modification extends the expiration date of the permit from April 30, 2006, to April 30, 2007, for takes of leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), green (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) and Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) sea turtles. The permit allows REMSA, Inc. to conduct sea turtle abundance and relocation trawling activities in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging projects in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico for scientific research and enhancement purposes. Issuance of this modification, 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 any threatened and endangered species; and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; modification of scientific research permit. Dated: January 11, 2006. Steve Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–589 Filed 1–18–06; 8:45 am] Dated: January 10, 2006. Mark Brown, Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E6–513 Filed 1–18–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 122205A] AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that John Glass, (Principal Investigator), REMSA, Inc., 124 West Queens Way, Hampton, Virginia 23669 has been issued a modification to scientific research Permit No. 1266–01. ADDRESSES: The modification 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; Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930–2298; phone (978)281–9200; fax (978)281–9371; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727)824–5312; fax (727)824– 5309. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hubard or Amy Hapeman, (301)713–2289. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 122205A]


Endangered Species; Permit No. 1266-02

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

ACTION: Notice; modification of scientific research permit.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that John Glass, (Principal 
Investigator), REMSA, Inc., 124 West Queens Way, Hampton, Virginia 
23669 has been issued a modification to scientific research Permit No. 
1266-01.

ADDRESSES: The modification 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;
    Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930-
2298; phone (978)281-9200; fax (978)281-9371; and
    Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 
33701; phone (727)824-5312; fax (727)824-5309.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hubard or Amy Hapeman, 
(301)713-2289.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The requested amendment has been granted 
under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended 
(ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the provisions of 50 CFR 222.306 of 
the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of 
endangered and threatened fish and wildlife (50 CFR parts 222-226).
    The modification extends the expiration date of the permit from 
April 30, 2006, to April 30, 2007, for takes of leatherback 
(Dermochelys coriacea), green (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead (Caretta 
caretta), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) and Kemp's ridley 
(Lepidochelys kempii) sea turtles. The permit allows REMSA, Inc. to 
conduct sea turtle abundance and relocation trawling activities in 
conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging projects in 
the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico for scientific research and 
enhancement purposes.
    Issuance of this modification, 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 any threatened and endangered 
species; and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth 
in section 2 of the ESA.

    Dated: January 11, 2006.
Steve Leathery,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-589 Filed 1-18-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-S