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Download as PDF 70339 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 237 / Tuesday, December 11, 2007 / Notices Total Estimated Burden Hours: 13. Status: Extension of a currently approved collection. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. Dated: December 5, 2007. Lillian L. Deitzer, Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E7–23987 Filed 12–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5117–N–103] Environmental Review Procedures for Entities Assuming HUD Environmental Responsibilities Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. 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Status: Revision of a currently approved collection. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 19:12 Dec 10, 2007 Jkt 214001 Burden hours 11,283 Fish and Wildlife Service Receipt of Applications for Permit Dated: December 6, 2007. Lillian L. Deitzer, Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E7–23983 Filed 12–10–07; 8:45 am] VerDate Aug<31>2005 0.600 = Written data, comments or requests must be received by January 10, 2008. ADDRESSES: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. BILLING CODE 4210–67–P Hours per response × AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of receipt of applications for permit. ACTION: SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species and/or marine mammals. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DATES: Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203; fax 703/358–2281. E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1 70340 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 237 / Tuesday, December 11, 2007 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Division of Management Authority, telephone 703/358–2104. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Endangered Species The public is invited to comment on the following applications for a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species. This notice is provided pursuant to Section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Written data, comments, or requests for copies of these complete applications should be submitted to the Director (address above). Applicant: Tom Stehn, Whooping Crane Recovery Plan Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 2, Austwell, TX, PRT–022747. The applicant requests renewal of their permit to export/re-export captivebred/captive hatched and wild live specimens, captive-bred/wild collected viable eggs, biological samples and salvaged materials from captive-bred/ wild specimens of Whooping cranes (Grus americana) to Canada, for completion of identified tasks and objectives mandated under the Whooping Crane Recovery Plan. Salvage materials may include, but are not limited to, whole or partial specimens, feathers, eggs, and egg shell fragments. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a fiveyear period. Applicant: University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, PRT–168756. The applicant requests a permit to export biological samples from Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) to Ontario, Canada for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities conducted by the applicant over a five-year period. Applicant: Dr. Leslie Lyons, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, PRT– 154582 The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from wild and captive born species of Felidae from various locations for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities conducted by the applicant over a five-year period. Applicant: Priour Brothers Ranch, Ingram, TX, PRT–707102 The applicant requests renewal of their permit which authorizes interstate and foreign commerce, export, and cull of excess animals of the following species: swamp deer (Cervus duvauceli), VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:12 Dec 10, 2007 Jkt 214001 Eld’s deer (Cervus eldi) and red lechwe (Kobus leche) from their captive herd for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species in the wild. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a fiveyear period. Endangered Marine Mammals and Marine Mammals The public is invited to comment on the following applications for a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered marine mammals and/or marine mammals. The applications were submitted to satisfy requirements of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and/or the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing endangered species (50 CFR Part 17) and/or marine mammals (50 CFR Part 18). Written data, comments, or requests for copies of the complete applications or requests for a public hearing on these applications should be submitted to the Director (address above). Anyone requesting a hearing should give specific reasons why a hearing would be appropriate. The holding of such a hearing is at the discretion of the Director. Applicant: Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA, PRT–032027 The applicant requests renewal and amendment of their permit to take up to 100 southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) annually by capturing and recapturing, tagging and instrumenting, taking biological samples, conducting non-invasive and minimally invasive experiments on captive-held animals, conducting birth control, rehabilitating stranded animals, releasing animals, and care and maintenance of animals deemed provisionally non-releasable and non-releasable for the purpose of scientific research and enhancement of the survival of the species. The applicant is also requesting authorization to export and re-import captive-held sea otters deemed nonreleasable for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a five-year period. Applicant: Beyond Bears, Inc., Frazier Park, CA, PRT–142439 The applicant requests a permit to import one female captive-born polar bear (Ursus maritimus) from Beyond Bears’ facility in Abbotsford, British PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Columbia, Canada, for the purpose of public display. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the Division of Management Authority is forwarding copies of the above applications to the Marine Mammal Commission and the Committee of Scientific Advisors for their review. Dated: November 16, 2007. Lisa J. Lierheimer, Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. E7–23952 Filed 12–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Issuance of Permits Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits for endangered species and/or marine mammals. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The following permits were issued. Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, Virginia 22203; fax 703/358–2281. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Division of Management Authority, telephone 703/358–2104. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that on the dates below, as authorized by the provisions of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and/ or the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the Fish and Wildlife Service issued the requested permit(s) subject to certain conditions set forth therein. For each permit for an endangered species, the Service found that (1) the application was filed in good faith, (2) the granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species, and (3) the granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in Section 2 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 237 (Tuesday, December 11, 2007)]
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[FR Doc No: E7-23952]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service


Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

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SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with endangered species and/or marine 
mammals.

DATES: Written data, comments or requests must be received by January 
10, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with these 
applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of 
the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who 
submits a written request for a copy of such documents within 30 days 
of the date of publication of this notice to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, 
Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203; fax 703/358-2281.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Division of Management Authority, 
telephone 703/358-2104.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Endangered Species

    The public is invited to comment on the following applications for 
a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species. This 
notice is provided pursuant to Section 10(c) of the Endangered Species 
Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Written data, 
comments, or requests for copies of these complete applications should 
be submitted to the Director (address above).

Applicant: Tom Stehn, Whooping Crane Recovery Plan Coordinator, U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 2, Austwell, TX, PRT-022747.

    The applicant requests renewal of their permit to export/re-export 
captive-bred/captive hatched and wild live specimens, captive-bred/wild 
collected viable eggs, biological samples and salvaged materials from 
captive-bred/wild specimens of Whooping cranes (Grus americana) to 
Canada, for completion of identified tasks and objectives mandated 
under the Whooping Crane Recovery Plan. Salvage materials may include, 
but are not limited to, whole or partial specimens, feathers, eggs, and 
egg shell fragments. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a five-year period.

Applicant: University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, 
PRT-168756.
    The applicant requests a permit to export biological samples from 
Kemp's Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) to Ontario, Canada for 
the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities 
conducted by the applicant over a five-year period.

Applicant: Dr. Leslie Lyons, University of California, Davis, Davis, 
CA, PRT-154582

    The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from 
wild and captive born species of Felidae from various locations for the 
purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities 
conducted by the applicant over a five-year period.

Applicant: Priour Brothers Ranch, Ingram, TX, PRT-707102
    The applicant requests renewal of their permit which authorizes 
interstate and foreign commerce, export, and cull of excess animals of 
the following species: swamp deer (Cervus duvauceli), Eld's deer 
(Cervus eldi) and red lechwe (Kobus leche) from their captive herd for 
the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species in the wild. 
This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant 
over a five-year period.

Endangered Marine Mammals and Marine Mammals

    The public is invited to comment on the following applications for 
a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered marine mammals 
and/or marine mammals. The applications were submitted to satisfy 
requirements of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and/or the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, 
as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing 
endangered species (50 CFR Part 17) and/or marine mammals (50 CFR Part 
18). Written data, comments, or requests for copies of the complete 
applications or requests for a public hearing on these applications 
should be submitted to the Director (address above). Anyone requesting 
a hearing should give specific reasons why a hearing would be 
appropriate. The holding of such a hearing is at the discretion of the 
Director.

Applicant: Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA, PRT-032027

    The applicant requests renewal and amendment of their permit to 
take up to 100 southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) annually by 
capturing and recapturing, tagging and instrumenting, taking biological 
samples, conducting non-invasive and minimally invasive experiments on 
captive-held animals, conducting birth control, rehabilitating stranded 
animals, releasing animals, and care and maintenance of animals deemed 
provisionally non-releasable and non-releasable for the purpose of 
scientific research and enhancement of the survival of the species. The 
applicant is also requesting authorization to export and re-import 
captive-held sea otters deemed non-releasable for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a five-year period.

Applicant: Beyond Bears, Inc., Frazier Park, CA, PRT-142439
    The applicant requests a permit to import one female captive-born 
polar bear (Ursus maritimus) from Beyond Bears' facility in Abbotsford, 
British Columbia, Canada, for the purpose of public display.
    Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register, the Division of Management Authority is forwarding copies of 
the above applications to the Marine Mammal Commission and the 
Committee of Scientific Advisors for their review.

    Dated: November 16, 2007.
Lisa J. Lierheimer,
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management 
Authority.
 [FR Doc. E7-23952 Filed 12-10-07; 8:45 am]
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