Marine Mammals; File Nos. 455-1760, 116-1786, 898-1764, 32044-32045 [E6-8621]

Download as PDF 32044 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 106 / Friday, June 2, 2006 / Notices initiation of the scope inquiry.’’ In accordance with section 351.225(l)(2) of the Department’s regulations, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) to suspend liquidation of all entries of mixed–wax candles containing up to 87.80 percent of palm and/or other vegetable oil– based waxes mixed with petroleum wax candles, from the People’s Republic of China that were entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after February 25, 2005, the date of initiation of this anticircumvention inquiry. See Notice of Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Circumvention of Antidumping Duty Order: Anti–Circumvention Inquiry of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Pasta from Italy, 63 FR 18364, 18366 (April 15, 1998); Notice of Affirmative Final Determination of Circumvention of Antidumping Duty Order: Anti– Circumvention Inquiry of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Pasta from Italy, 63 FR 54672, 54675– 6 (October 13, 1998). The merchandise subject to suspension of liquidation based on this determination is limited to mixed–wax candles containing up to 87.80 percent of palm and/or other vegetable oil– based waxes mixed with petroleum wax candles. CBP shall require a cash deposit in the amount of 108.30 percent for all such unliquidated entries, which is the most recently calculated PRC– wide rate. See Amended Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Petroleum Wax Candles from the People’s Republic of China, 69 FR 20858, 20859 (April 19, 2004). This suspension of liquidation will remain in effect until further notice. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES International Trade Commission Notification In accordance with section 781(d) of the Act, we have notified the ITC of the proposed inclusion of mixed–wax candles in the antidumping duty order on petroleum wax candles from the PRC. Pursuant to section 781(e)(2) of the Act, the ITC has determined that consultations are not necessary. See May 23, 2006, Additional Information, at Attachment 5. Public Comment The Department will be setting a briefing schedule following the publication of this preliminary determination. Final Determination The final determination will be issued not later than ninety days from the date of publication of this notice. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:05 Jun 01, 2006 Jkt 208001 This determination is issued and published in accordance with section 781(d) of the Act and section 351.225(j) of the Department’s regulations. Dated: May 23, 2006. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–8629 Filed 6 –1–06; 8:45 am] Dated: May 26, 2006. Sam Giller, Executive Secretary, The Manufacturing Council. [FR Doc. E6–8622 Filed 6–1–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration The Manufacturing Council: Meeting of The Manufacturing Council National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 052406C] Marine Mammals; File Nos. 455–1760, 116–1786, 898–1764 International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permits. SUMMARY: The Manufacturing Council will hold a full Council meeting to discuss topics related to the state of manufacturing. The Manufacturing Council is a Secretarial Board at the Department of Commerce, established to ensure regular communication between Government and the manufacturing sector. This meeting of The Manufacturing Council will include updates by the Council’s three subcommittees and discussion on research and development, and trade. For information about the Council, please visit the Manufacturing Council Web site at: https:// www.manufacturing.gov/council.htm. DATES: June 16, 2005. Time: 10:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Administration Building, Employees Lounge, Gaithersburg, MD 20899. This program is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be submitted no later than June 12, 2006, to The Manufacturing Council, Room 4043, Washington, DC 20230. To Attend: Due to security rules, if you would like to attend, please send your full name and affiliation to sam.giller@mail.doc.gov no later than June 12, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Manufacturing Council Executive Secretariat, Room 4043, Washington, DC 20230 (Phone: 202–482–1369). The Executive Secretariat encourages interested parties to refer to The Manufacturing Council Web site (https:// www.manufacturing.gov/council/) for the most up-to-date information about the meeting and the Council. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that permits to conduct research and/or enhancement activities on captive Hawaiian monk seals (Monachus schauinslandi) have been issued to the following organizations: File No. 455–1760: The Waikiki Aquarium, 2777 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815 (Dr. Andrew Rossiter, Responsible Party). File No. 116–1786: Sea World, Inc., 7007 Sea World Dr., Orlando, FL 32821 (Brad Andrews, Responsible Party). File No. 898–1764: Sea Life Park Hawaii, 41–202 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo, HI 96795 (Dr. Renato Lenzi, Responsible Party). 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; Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm 1110, Honolulu, HI 96814–4700; phone (808)973–2935; fax (808)973–2941; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 9721 Executive Center Drive North, St. Petersburg, FL 33702–2432; phone (727)570–5301; fax (727)570–5320. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sloan or Jennifer Skidmore, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 19, 2005, notice was published in the Federal Register (70 FR 28909) that a request for an enhancement permit had been submitted by Sea World, Inc. On July 15, 2004, notice was published in the Federal Register (69 FR 42424) that a request for a scientific research and AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 106 / Friday, June 2, 2006 / Notices enhancement permit application had been submitted by the Waikiki Aquarium, and an enhancement permit application had been submitted by Sea Life Park Hawaii. The requested permits have been issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 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 222–226). The permits authorize continued captive maintenance, enhancement, and research (at the Waikiki Aquarium only) on endangered Hawaiian monk seals. The permits will expire in 5 years. 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. Issuance of these permits, as required by the ESA, were based on a finding that such permit: (1) Were applied for in good faith; (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered species; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: May 26, 2006. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–8621 Filed 6–1–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [I.D. 042706C] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Marine Mammals and Endangered Species; National Marine Fisheries Service File No. 1008–1637; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service File No. MA100875 AGENCIES: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Interior. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:05 Jun 01, 2006 Jkt 208001 ACTION: Issuance of permit. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that John Wise, Ph.D., Maine Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, University of Southern Maine, P.O. Box 9300, Portland, ME 04104, has been issued an amendment to Permit No. 1008–1637–01 to receive, import, and export marine mammals parts for purposes of scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before July 3, 2006. ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment (See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sloan or Jennifer Skidmore, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 20, 2005, notice was published in the Federal Register (70 FR 35396) that a request for an amendment to scientific research permit No. 1008–1637–01 had been submitted by the above-named individual. The requested permit amendment has been issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (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.). The permit amendment authorizes Dr. Wise to receive, import, and export species under the jurisdiction of the USFWS, authorizes world-wide import and export, and extends the permit 5 years. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Documents may be reviewed in the following locations: 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; Northwest Region, NMFS, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, BIN C15700, Bldg. 1, Seattle, WA 98115–0700; phone (206)526–6150; fax (206)526–6426; PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32045 Alaska Region, NMFS, P.O. Box 21668, Juneau, AK 99802–1668; phone (907)586–7221; fax (907)586–7249; Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802–4213; phone (562)980–4001; fax (562)980–4018; Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm 1110, Honolulu, HI 96814–4700; phone (808)973–2935; fax (808)973–2941; Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930–2298; phone (978)281–9200; fax (978)281–9371; Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701; phone (727)824–5312; fax (727)824–5309; and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, VA 22203 (1–800–358–2104). Dated: May 15, 2006. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. Dated: May 15, 2006. Charlie R. Chandler, Chief, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 06–5054 Filed 6–1–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 032906E] Small Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Seismic Surveys in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas off Alaska AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of receipt of application and proposed incidental take authorization; request for comments. SUMMARY: NMFS has received an application from GX Technologies, Inc of Houston, TX (GXT) for an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to take small numbers of marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to conducting a marine geophysical program, including deep seismic surveys, on oil and gas lease blocks located on Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) waters in the Chukchi Sea. Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 106 (Friday, June 2, 2006)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 052406C]


Marine Mammals; File Nos. 455-1760, 116-1786, 898-1764

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of permits.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that permits to conduct research and/or 
enhancement activities on captive Hawaiian monk seals (Monachus 
schauinslandi) have been issued to the following organizations:
    File No. 455-1760: The Waikiki Aquarium, 2777 Kalakaua Avenue, 
Honolulu, HI 96815 (Dr. Andrew Rossiter, Responsible Party).
    File No. 116-1786: Sea World, Inc., 7007 Sea World Dr., Orlando, FL 
32821 (Brad Andrews, Responsible Party).
    File No. 898-1764: Sea Life Park Hawaii, 41-202 Kalanianaole 
Highway, Waimanalo, HI 96795 (Dr. Renato Lenzi, Responsible Party).

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;
    Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm 1110, 
Honolulu, HI 96814-4700; phone (808)973-2935; fax (808)973-2941; and
    Southeast Region, NMFS, 9721 Executive Center Drive North, St. 
Petersburg, FL 33702-2432; phone (727)570-5301; fax (727)570-5320.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sloan or Jennifer Skidmore, 
(301)713-2289.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 19, 2005, notice was published in the 
Federal Register (70 FR 28909) that a request for an enhancement permit 
had been submitted by Sea World, Inc. On July 15, 2004, notice was 
published in the Federal Register (69 FR 42424) that a request for a 
scientific research and

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enhancement permit application had been submitted by the Waikiki 
Aquarium, and an enhancement permit application had been submitted by 
Sea Life Park Hawaii. The requested permits have been issued under the 
authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 
U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and 
importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 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 222-226).
    The permits authorize continued captive maintenance, enhancement, 
and research (at the Waikiki Aquarium only) on endangered Hawaiian monk 
seals. The permits will expire in 5 years.
    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.
    Issuance of these permits, as required by the ESA, were based on a 
finding that such permit: (1) Were applied for in good faith; (2) will 
not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered species; and (3) are 
consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the 
ESA.

    Dated: May 26, 2006.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-8621 Filed 6-1-06; 8:45 am]
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