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While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: January 11, 2008. Benjamin Simon, Acting Assistant Director, Office of Policy Analysis, U.S. Department of the Interior. [FR Doc. E8–691 Filed 1–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–RK–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–IA–2007–N0004]; [96300–1671– 0000] Issuance of Permits Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits for 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 Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the Fish and Wildlife Service issued the requested permits subject to certain conditions set forth therein. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 11 / Wednesday, January 16, 2008 / Notices 2937 MARINE MAMMALS Permit number Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice 155074 160812 Bruce Thomas Halle ..................................... Walter T. Coram ............................................ 72 FR 61179; October 29, 2007 ....................................................... 72 FR 58320; October 15, 2007 ....................................................... Dated: December 21, 2007. Lisa J. Lierheimer, Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. E8–664 Filed 1–15–08; 8:45 am] Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), this notice announces a meeting of the Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group (TAMWG). Dated: December 20, 2007. Randy A. Brown, Designated Federal Officer, Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office, Arcata, CA. [FR Doc. E8–633 Filed 1–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–IA–2007–N0003; [96300–1671– 0000] SUMMARY: The Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group (TAMWG) affords stakeholders the opportunity to give policy, management, and technical input concerning Trinity River (California) restoration efforts to the Trinity Management Council (TMC). Primary objectives of the meeting will include discussion of the following topics: Trinity River Restoration Program (TRRP) FY 2009 budget, and election of TAMWG officers. Completion of the agenda is dependent on the amount of time each item takes. The meeting could end early if the agenda has been completed. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group will meet from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2008. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Weaverville Victorian Inn, 1709 Main St., 299 West, Weaverville, CA 96093. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randy A. Brown of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1655 Heindon Road, Arcata, CA 95521. Telephone: (707) 822–7201. Randy A. Brown is the working group’s Designated Federal Officer. For background information and questions regarding the Trinity River Restoration Program, please contact Douglas Schleusner, Executive Director, P.O. Box 1300, 1313 South Main Street, Weaverville, CA 96093. Telephone: (530) 623–1800, E-mail: dschleusner@mp.usbr.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:55 Jan 15, 2008 Jkt 214001 Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species and/or marine mammals. Written data, comments or requests must be received by February 15, 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 212, Arlington, Virginia 22203; fax 703/358–2281. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Division of Management Authority, telephone 703/358–2104. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: 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.). PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Permit issuance date 12/13/2007 12/18/2007 Written data, comments, or requests for copies of these complete applications should be submitted to the Director (address above). Applicant: Patrick J. Foley, Green Isle, MN, PRT–170054. The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Michael A. Melancon, Galliano, LA, PRT–171430. The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Marine Mammals The public is invited to comment on the following application for a permit to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. The application was submitted to satisfy requirements of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing 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: Henry Vilas Zoo, Madison, WI, PRT–172317. The applicant requests a permit for permanent placement of one nonreleasable male polar bear (Ursus maritimus) for the purpose of public display. The animal was recovered as an orphaned cub in Alaska in 1988. The Service has determined that this animal does not demonstrate the skills and abilities needed to survive in the wild. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the Division of Management Authority is forwarding copies of the above E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 11 (Wednesday, January 16, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2936-2937]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-664]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-IA-2007-N0004]; [96300-1671-0000]


Issuance of Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits for marine mammals.

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SUMMARY: The following permits were issued.

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 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 Marine Mammal Protection 
Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the Fish and Wildlife 
Service issued the requested permits subject to certain conditions set 
forth therein.

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                             Marine Mammals
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                                       Receipt of
   Permit                              application      Permit issuance
   number          Applicant        Federal Register          date
                                         notice
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155074......  Bruce Thomas Halle.  72 FR 61179;               12/13/2007
                                    October 29, 2007.
160812......  Walter T. Coram....  72 FR 58320;               12/18/2007
                                    October 15, 2007.
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    Dated: December 21, 2007.
Lisa J. Lierheimer,
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management 
Authority.
[FR Doc. E8-664 Filed 1-15-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-55-P