Endangered Species; File No. 1448, 56478 [E6-15825]

Download as PDF 56478 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 187 / Wednesday, September 27, 2006 / Notices and/or sales representatives in Export Markets; e. Allocate export sales or divide Export Markets among Suppliers for the sale and/or licensing of Products, Services, and/or Technology Rights; f. Allocate export orders among Suppliers; g. Establish the price of Products, Services, and/or Technology Rights for sales and/or licensing in Export Markets; h. Negotiate, enter into, and/or manage licensing agreements for the export of Technology Rights; and i. Enter into contracts for shipping. 2. Applicant and individual Suppliers may regularly exchange information on a one-on-one basis regarding that Supplier’s inventories and near-term production schedules in order that the availability of Products for export can be determined and effectively coordinated by applicant with its distributors in Export Markets. Definition 1. ‘‘Supplier’’ means a person who produces, provides, or sells Products, Services and/or Technology Rights. Dated: September 21, 2006. Jeffrey Anspacher, Director, Export Trading Company Affairs. [FR Doc. 06–8264 Filed 9–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 092006F] Endangered Species; File No. 1448 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for modification rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Northeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543– 1097, has requested a modification to scientific research Permit No. 1448. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before October 27, 2006. ADDRESSES: The modification 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:48 Sep 26, 2006 Jkt 208001 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301)713–2289; fax (301)427–2521; and Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930–2298; phone (978)281–9300; fax (978)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 modification request would be appropriate. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile at (301)427–2521, provided the facsimile is confirmed by hard copy 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 e-mail comments is NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Include in the subject line of the e-mail comment the following document identifier: File No. 1448. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Opay or Amy Hapeman, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject modification to Permit No. 1448, issued on January 9, 2004 (69 FR 3332) is requested under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222– 226). Permit No. 1448 authorizes the permit holder to handle, measure, flipper tag, scan for Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tags, biopsy sample and photograph a total of 1,500 loggerhead, 50 green, 250 leatherback and 50 hawksbill sea turtles and handle, measure, flipper tag, scan for PIT tags and photograph a total of 50 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles over the duration of the permit. Seventy-five of the loggerheads and 20 of the Kemp’s ridleys will also be dip-netted. This research is conducted on animals that have been already incidentally captured in commercial fisheries operating in state waters and the Exclusive Economic Zone in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean to determine the size and composition of populations of sea turtles found in the commercial fishing areas of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean and to establish individual identities of turtles. The permit holder requests additional authorization to biopsy sample any of PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the 50 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles for which the permit holder is already authorized to handle, measure, flipper tag, scan for PIT tags and photograph that are greater than 25 cm in total carapace length notch to tip). Tissue biopsies would be collected using the same protocol currently authorized by the existing permit. This data would help confirm observer identifications of sea turtles made by collaborating NOAA researchers. Dated: September 21, 2006. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–15825 Filed 9–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 092006C] Endangered Species; File No. 1581 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (Responsible Official- Samuel Pooley, Principal Investigator- George Balazs), 2570 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822, has applied in due form for a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas) and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research. Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before October 27, 2006. 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 Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm 1110, Honolulu, HI 96814–4700; phone (808)973–2935; fax (808)973–2941. Written comments or requests for a public hearing on this application should be mailed to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, F/PR1, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room DATES: E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 092006F]


Endangered Species; File No. 1448

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

ACTION:  Notice; receipt of application for modification

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SUMMARY:  Notice is hereby given that Northeast Fisheries Science 
Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, 166 Water Street, Woods 
Hole, MA 02543-1097, has requested a modification to scientific 
research Permit No. 1448.

DATES:  Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or 
before October 27, 2006.

ADDRESSES:  The modification 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
    Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930-
2298; phone (978)281-9300; fax (978)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 modification request would be appropriate.
    Comments may also be submitted by facsimile at (301)427-2521, 
provided the facsimile is confirmed by hard copy 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 e-mail comments is NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Include in the 
subject line of the e-mail comment the following document identifier: 
File No. 1448.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject modification to Permit No. 1448, 
issued on January 9, 2004 (69 FR 3332) is requested under the authority 
of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et 
seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and 
exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222-226).
    Permit No. 1448 authorizes the permit holder to handle, measure, 
flipper tag, scan for Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tags, biopsy 
sample and photograph a total of 1,500 loggerhead, 50 green, 250 
leatherback and 50 hawksbill sea turtles and handle, measure, flipper 
tag, scan for PIT tags and photograph a total of 50 Kemp's ridley sea 
turtles over the duration of the permit. Seventy-five of the 
loggerheads and 20 of the Kemp's ridleys will also be dip-netted. This 
research is conducted on animals that have been already incidentally 
captured in commercial fisheries operating in state waters and the 
Exclusive Economic Zone in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean to determine 
the size and composition of populations of sea turtles found in the 
commercial fishing areas of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean and to 
establish individual identities of turtles. The permit holder requests 
additional authorization to biopsy sample any of the 50 Kemp's ridley 
sea turtles for which the permit holder is already authorized to 
handle, measure, flipper tag, scan for PIT tags and photograph that are 
greater than 25 cm in total carapace length notch to tip). Tissue 
biopsies would be collected using the same protocol currently 
authorized by the existing permit. This data would help confirm 
observer identifications of sea turtles made by collaborating NOAA 
researchers.

    Dated: September 21, 2006.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
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