Marine Mammals; File No. 10091, 74274 [E7-25404]

Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 74274 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 249 / Monday, December 31, 2007 / Notices HTS 9902.51.15, FABRICS, OF WORSTED ADDRESSES: The application and related WOOL, WITH AVERAGE FIBER DIAMETER documents are available for review OF 18.5 MICRON OR LESS, CERTIFIED BY upon written request or by appointment THE IMPORTER AS SUITABLE FOR USE IN in the following office(s): Permits, Conservation and Education MAKING SUITS, SUIT-TYPE JACKETS, OR TROUSERS (PROVIDED FOR IN SUB- Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room HEADING 5112.11.30 AND 5112.19.60). 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone Amount Allocated 5,000,000 square meters. (301) 713–2289; fax (301) 427–2521; and Companies Receiving Allocation: Alaska Region, NMFS, P.O. Box Adrian Jules LTD-Rochester, NY 21668, Juneau, AK 99802–1668; phone Elevee Custom Clothing—Van Nuys, CA (907) 586–7221; fax (907) 586–7249. Retail Brand Alliance, Inc. d/b/a Brooks BrothWritten comments or requests for a ers—New York, NY public hearing on this application Hartmarx Corporation—Chicago, IL Hugo Boss Cleveland, Inc.-Brooklyn, OH should be mailed to the Chief, Permits, JA Apparel Corp.—New York, NY Conservation and Education Division, John H. Daniel Co.—Knoxville, TN F/PR1, Office of Protected Resources, M. Carchedi Custom-Abington, PA Majer Brands Company, Inc.-Old Forge, PA NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room Martin Greenfield—Brooklyn, NY 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Those Saint Laurie Ltd—New York, NY individuals requesting a hearing should Sewell Clothing Company, Inc.—Bremen, GA set forth the specific reasons why a Southwick Clothing L.L.C.—Lawrence, MA The Tom James Co.—Franklin, TN hearing on this particular request would be appropriate. Comments may also be submitted by HTS 9902.51.16, FABRICS, OF WORSTED WOOL, WITH AVERAGE FIBER DIAMETER facsimile at (301) 427–2521, provided OF 18.5 MICRON OR LESS, CERTIFIED BY the facsimile is confirmed by hard copy THE IMPORTER AS SUITABLE FOR USE IN submitted by mail and postmarked no MAKING MEN’S AND BOYS SUITS (PRO- later than the closing date of the VIDED FOR IN SUBHEADING 5112.11.30 comment period. Comments may also be submitted by AND 5112.19.60). e-mail. The mailbox address for Amount allocated: 2,000,000 square meters. providing e-mail comments is Company Receiving Allocation: NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Include Warren Corporation.-Stafford Springs, CT in the subject line of the e-mail comment the following document Dated: December 21, 2007. identifier: File No. 10091. Maria D’Andrea, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Amy Sloan or Jennifer Skidmore, Textiles, Apparel and Consumer Goods (301)713–2289. Industries, Department of Commerce. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The [FR Doc. E7–25399 Filed 12–28–07; 8:45 am] subject permit is requested under the BILLING CODE 3510–DS authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Endangered Species Act of 1973, as Administration amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the RIN 0648–XE70 regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered Marine Mammals; File No. 10091 and threatened species (50 CFR 222– AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries 226), and the Fur Seal Act of 1966, as Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.). Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), The applicant proposes to collect, Commerce. receive, possess, import, and export marine mammal biological specimens ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. (hard and soft parts) from pinnipeds SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that (excluding walrus) and cetaceans to the Alaska Department of Fish and obtain information on population status Game, 1255 West 8th Street, Juneau, AK, and distribution, stock structure, age 99811 (Doug Larsen, Responsible Party), distribution, mortality rates, has applied in due form for a permit to productivity, feeding habits, and health collect, receive, and import marine that can be used for conservation and mammal specimens for scientific management purposes. Specimens research. would be taken from dead animals (beach-cast, subsistence-hunted, or dead DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before incidental to fisheries) or from live animals handled by researchers under January 30, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:08 Dec 28, 2007 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 different research permits. No takes from live animals are requested under this permit. The applicant has requested an unlimited number of specimens from less than 1,000 pinnipeds and 500 cetaceans annually. The geographic location for the collection activities would include all coastal areas and open waters of Alaska, including the North Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, and Beaufort Sea. Specimens may be imported and exported world-wide to various laboratories and museums for research and curation. The requested duration of the permit is five years. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of this application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. Dated: December 21, 2007. Kate Swails, Acting Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–25404 Filed 12–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force Implementation of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Final Recommendations and Associated Actions for the 104th Fighter Wing, Massachusetts Air National Guard at Westfield-Barnes Airport, Westfield, MA Department of the Air Force, National Guard Bureau. ACTION: Record of decision. AGENCY: SUMMARY: On December 10, 2007, the United States Air Force signed the Record of Decision (ROD) for Implementation of the BRAC Final Recommendations and Associated Actions for the 104th Fighter Wing, Massachusetts Air National Guard at Westfield-Barnes Airport, Westfield, Massachusetts. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 249 (Monday, December 31, 2007)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E7-25404]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE70


Marine Mammals; File No. 10091

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

ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Alaska Department of Fish and 
Game, 1255 West 8\th\ Street, Juneau, AK, 99811 (Doug Larsen, 
Responsible Party), has applied in due form for a permit to collect, 
receive, and import marine mammal specimens for scientific research.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or 
before January 30, 2008.

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.
    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 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Those 
individuals requesting a hearing should set forth the specific reasons 
why a hearing on this particular 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. 10091.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested 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 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the regulations 
governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and 
threatened species (50 CFR 222-226), and the Fur Seal Act of 1966, as 
amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.).
    The applicant proposes to collect, receive, possess, import, and 
export marine mammal biological specimens (hard and soft parts) from 
pinnipeds (excluding walrus) and cetaceans to obtain information on 
population status and distribution, stock structure, age distribution, 
mortality rates, productivity, feeding habits, and health that can be 
used for conservation and management purposes. Specimens would be taken 
from dead animals (beach-cast, subsistence-hunted, or dead incidental 
to fisheries) or from live animals handled by researchers under 
different research permits. No takes from live animals are requested 
under this permit. The applicant has requested an unlimited number of 
specimens from less than 1,000 pinnipeds and 500 cetaceans annually. 
The geographic location for the collection activities would include all 
coastal areas and open waters of Alaska, including the North Pacific 
Ocean, Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, and Beaufort Sea. 
Specimens may be imported and exported world-wide to various 
laboratories and museums for research and curation. The requested 
duration of the permit is five years.
    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that 
the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to 
prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.
    Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of this application to the Marine 
Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors.

    Dated: December 21, 2007.
Kate Swails,
Acting Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E7-25404 Filed 12-28-07; 8:45 am]
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