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Download as PDF 25150 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 82 / Friday, April 28, 2006 / Notices of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: April 24, 2006. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E6–6380 Filed 4–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. No. 031606B] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants: Announcement of Initiation of a Status Review of Cook Inlet Beluga Whales under the Endangered Species Act (ESA); Request for Information National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Reopening of the time period for submitting information. AGENCY: We, NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), are reopening the time period for submitting information to be used during the Status Review of Cook Inlet Beluga Whales under the ESA. The initial deadline for submitting information was April 24, 2006. We are reopening this time period for an additional 30 days. DATES: Written information must be received by May 30, 2006. ADDRESSES: Information should be sent to Kaja Brix, Assistant Regional Administrator, Protected Resource Division, NMFS, Alaska Region, Attn: Ellen Walsh. Information may be submitted by: (1) Mail: P.O. Box 21668, Juneau, AK 99802–1668; jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:14 Apr 27, 2006 Jkt 208001 (2) Hand Delivery to the Federal Building: 709 West 9th Street, Room 420A, Juneau, AK; (3) FAX: 907–586–7557; or (4) Email: CIB-ESA-StatusReview@noaa.gov. Include in the subject line of the email the following document identifier: CI Beluga Status Review. Email comments, with or without attachments, are limited to five (5) megabytes. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brad Smith, NMFS Alaska Region, Anchorage Field Office, (907) 271–5006, or Kaja Brix, NMFS, Alaska Region, (907) 586– 7235, or Marta Nammack, Office of Protected Resources, (301) 713–1401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NMFS published a notice in the Federal Register on March 24, 2006 (71 FR 14836), announcing our intent to initiate a status review on Cook Inlet beluga whales under the ESA. The notice also solicited information to assist in the development of the status review. We have since received several requests to extend the deadline for providing any pertinent information. However, the deadline was April 24, 2006. We, therefore, are reopening the time period for submitting information for an additional 30 days (instead of extending the deadline) to allow interested parties to submit relevant information. All comments and material received, including names and addresses, will become part of the administrative record and may be released to the public. Please visit NMFS’ Alaska Region web page at http://www.fakr.noaa.gov for more information on this status review. General information is available on Cook Inlet belugas at: http:// www.fakr.noaa.gov/protectedresources/ whales/beluga.htm. Dated: April 24, 2006. Jim Lecky, Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–6444 Filed 4–27–06; 8:45 am] Scientific Research Permit Number 800– 1664, submitted by Dr. Randall Davis, Texas A&M University, Galveston, Texas, for takes of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in Alaska, has been denied. ADDRESSES: The application 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 Alaska Region, NMFS, P.O. Box 21668, Juneau, AK 99802–1668; phone (907)586–7221; fax (907)586–7249. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Tammy Adams or Amy Sloan, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 4, 2005, a notice was published in the Federal Register (70 FR 17072) that an application had been filed by the above named individual. The requested permit amendment has been denied and the subject permit revoked pursuant to the terms of an agreement with NOAA in settlement of a Notice of Violation and Assessment and Notice of Permit Sanction. Dated: April 24, 2006. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. No. 031606B]


Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants: Announcement of 
Initiation of a Status Review of Cook Inlet Beluga Whales under the 
Endangered Species Act (ESA); Request for Information

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

ACTION: Reopening of the time period for submitting information.

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SUMMARY: We, NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), are 
reopening the time period for submitting information to be used during 
the Status Review of Cook Inlet Beluga Whales under the ESA. The 
initial deadline for submitting information was April 24, 2006. We are 
reopening this time period for an additional 30 days.

DATES: Written information must be received by May 30, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Information should be sent to Kaja Brix, Assistant Regional 
Administrator, Protected Resource Division, NMFS, Alaska Region, Attn: 
Ellen Walsh. Information may be submitted by:
    (1) Mail: P.O. Box 21668, Juneau, AK 99802-1668;
    (2) Hand Delivery to the Federal Building: 709 West 9th Street, 
Room 420A, Juneau, AK;
    (3) FAX: 907-586-7557; or
    (4) Email: CIB-ESA-Status-Review@noaa.gov. Include in the subject 
line of the email the following document identifier: CI Beluga Status 
Review. Email comments, with or without attachments, are limited to 
five (5) megabytes.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brad Smith, NMFS Alaska Region, 
Anchorage Field Office, (907) 271-5006, or Kaja Brix, NMFS, Alaska 
Region, (907) 586-7235, or Marta Nammack, Office of Protected 
Resources, (301) 713-1401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NMFS published a notice in the Federal 
Register on March 24, 2006 (71 FR 14836), announcing our intent to 
initiate a status review on Cook Inlet beluga whales under the ESA. The 
notice also solicited information to assist in the development of the 
status review. We have since received several requests to extend the 
deadline for providing any pertinent information. However, the deadline 
was April 24, 2006. We, therefore, are reopening the time period for 
submitting information for an additional 30 days (instead of extending 
the deadline) to allow interested parties to submit relevant 
information.
    All comments and material received, including names and addresses, 
will become part of the administrative record and may be released to 
the public.
    Please visit NMFS' Alaska Region web page at http://
www.fakr.noaa.gov for more information on this status review. General 
information is available on Cook Inlet belugas at: http://
www.fakr.noaa.gov/protectedresources/whales/beluga.htm.

    Dated: April 24, 2006.
Jim Lecky,
Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries 
Service.
[FR Doc. E6-6444 Filed 4-27-06; 8:45 am]
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