Marine Mammals; File No. 1097-1859, 62421 [E6-17899]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 206 / Wednesday, October 25, 2006 / Notices Executive Order 12866 This notice has been determined to be not significant for purposes of E.O. 12866. Executive Order 13132 (Federalism) It has been determined that this notice does not contain policies with Federalism implications as that term is defined in Executive Order 13132. Administrative Procedure Act/ Regulatory Flexibility Act Prior notice and an opportunity for public comment are not required by the Administrative Procedure Act for rules concerning public property, loans, grants, benefits, and contracts (5 U.S.C. 553(a)(2)). Because notice and opportunity for comment are not required pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 553 or any other law, the analytical requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) are inapplicable. Therefore, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required and has not been prepared. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 1512 and Executive Order 11625. Dated: October 20, 2006. Ronald Marin, Financial Management Officer, Minority Business Development Agency. [FR Doc. E6–17879 Filed 10–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–21–P Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727)824–5312; fax (727)824–5309. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Swails or Jennifer Skidmore, (301)713– 2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 10, 2006 notice was published in the Federal Register (71 FR 45778) that a request for a public display permit to import four male sea lions from International Sea Lion Search and Rescue, Koh Samui, Thailand to Coral World Ocean Park had been submitted by the above-named organization. The requested permit 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 part 216). In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a determination was made that the permitted activity is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Dated: October 20, 2006. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–17899 Filed 10–24–06; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BILLING CODE 3510–22–S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [I.D. 101706D] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Mammals; File No. 1097–1859 [I.D. 101806G] National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Coral World (V.I.), Inc., 6450 Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands 00802 [Gertrude J. Prior, Responsible Party] has been issued a permit to import four South American (Patagonian) sea lions (Otaria flavescens) for public display. 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; and VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:12 Oct 24, 2006 Jkt 211001 Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Receipt of applications for renewal and modification of scientific research/enhancement permit and request for comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that NMFS has received an application to renew and modify a permit from the Eel River Salmon Restoration Project, Miranda, CA (Permit 1075). This permit would affect Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (SONCC) coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), California Coastal (CC) Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and Northern California (NC) Steelhead PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62421 (Oncorhynchus mykiss). This document serves to notify the public of the availability of the permit application for review and comment before a final approval or disapproval is made by NMFS. Written comments on the permit application must be received at the appropriate address or fax number (see ADDRESSES) no later than 5 p.m. Daylight Savings Time on November 24, 2006. DATES: Written comments on this renewal and modification request should be sent to the appropriate office as indicated below. Comments may also be sent via fax to the number indicated for the request. Comments will not be accepted if submitted via e-mail or the internet. The applications and related documents are available for review in the indicated office, by appointment: For Permit 1075 : Steve Liebhardt, Protected Species Division, NOAA Fisheries, 1655 Heindon Road, Arcata, CA 95521 (ph: 707–825–5186, fax: 707– 825–4840). ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steve Liebhardt by telephone at (707– 825B5186), or e-mail: steve.liebhardt@noaa.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority Issuance of permits and permit modifications, as required by the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531–1543) (ESA), is based on a finding that such permits/modifications: (1) Are applied for in good faith; (2) would not operate to the disadvantage of the listed species which are the subject of the permits; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Authority to take listed species is subject to conditions set forth in the permits. Permits and modifications are issued in accordance with and are subject to the ESA and NOAA Fisheries regulations governing listed fish and wildlife permits (50 CFR parts 222–226). Those individuals requesting a hearing on an application listed in this notice should set out the specific reasons why a hearing on that application would be appropriate (see ADDRESSES). The holding of such a hearing is at the discretion of the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, NOAA. All statements and opinions contained in the permit action summaries are those of the applicant and do not necessarily reflect the views of NMFS. E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM 25OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 101706D]


Marine Mammals; File No. 1097-1859

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Coral World (V.I.), Inc., 6450 
Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands 00802 [Gertrude J. Prior, 
Responsible Party] has been issued a permit to import four South 
American (Patagonian) sea lions (Otaria flavescens) for public display.

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; and
    Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 
33701; phone (727)824-5312; fax (727)824-5309.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 10, 2006 notice was published in 
the Federal Register (71 FR 45778) that a request for a public display 
permit to import four male sea lions from International Sea Lion Search 
and Rescue, Koh Samui, Thailand to Coral World Ocean Park had been 
submitted by the above-named organization. The requested permit 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 part 216).
    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a determination was made that the permitted 
activity is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an 
environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.

    Dated: October 20, 2006.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-17899 Filed 10-24-06; 8:45 am]
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