Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permits, 37470-37471 [E8-14852]

Download as PDF 37470 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 127 / Tuesday, July 1, 2008 / Notices Emphasis Panel; Operation of a Facility for the Study of Infectious Agents, Vaccines and Antimicrobials in Adult and Pediatric Human Subjects. Date: July 21, 2008. Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate contract proposals. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6700B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Lynn Rust, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Program, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institutes of Health/NIAID, 6700B Rockledge Drive, MSC 7616, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301– 402–3938, lr228v@nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.855, Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research; 93.856, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: June 24, 2008. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 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On June 24, 2008, the Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) approved the following statement of USCIS policy: If a small business questions or complains about a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services policy or action or seeks help from others to deal with a USCIS policy or action, USCIS will not retaliate against that small business in any way. If a small business thinks that USCIS has not followed this policy, the agency will investigate, take appropriate action, and ensure that mistakes are not repeated. Small businesses may comment, ask questions, or file a complaint about USCIS policies or actions by contacting the USCIS Customer Assistance Office, local USCIS offices, or the Small Business Administration’s Office of the National Ombudsman at 1–888–REG–FAIR (734– 3247), fax 202–481–5719; e-mail ombudsman@sba.gov. Small businesses generally are independently owned and operated and are not dominant in their fields. If you need help determining whether or not your business qualifies as a ‘‘small business,’’ contact the SBA’s Office of PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the National Ombudsman using the information as noted above. Dated: June 24, 2008. Jonathan R. Scharfen, Acting Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. E8–14843 Filed 6–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R6–ES–2008–N0159; 60120–1113– 0000–D2] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permits Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permits. AGENCY: SUMMARY: We announce our receipt of applications to conduct certain activities pertaining to enhancement of survival of endangered species. DATES: Written comments on this request for a permit must be received by July 31, 2008. ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the Assistant Regional Director, Fisheries—Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 25486, Denver Federal Center, Denver, Colorado 80225–0486; facsimile 303–236–0027. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal indentifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. 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. Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act [5 U.S.C. 552A] and Freedom of Information Act [5 U.S.C. 552], by any party who submits a request for a copy of such documents within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice to Kris Olsen, by mail or by telephone at 303–236–4256. All comments received from individuals become part of the official public record. The following applicants have requested issuance of enhancement of survival permits to conduct certain activities SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1 37471 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 127 / Tuesday, July 1, 2008 / Notices with endangered species pursuant to Section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Applicant—Eric Zach, Nebraska Department of Roads, Lincoln, Nebraska, TE–186282. The applicant requests a permit to take American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species’ range for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery. Applicant—William Busby, University of Kansas, Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, Kansas, TE–186231. The applicant requests a permit to take American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species’ range for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery. Applicant—Chadwin Smith, Headwaters Corporation, Kearney, Nebraska, TE–183430. The applicant requests a permit to take interior least tern (Sterna antillarum athalassos) and piping plover (Charadrius melodus) in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species’ range for the purpose of enhancing their survival and recovery. Applicant—Randy Wisthoff, Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City, Missouri, TE– 183432. The applicant requests a permit to take Wyoming toad (Bufo baxteri) in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species’ range for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery. Applicant—Paul Wolf, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, TE–057399. The applicant requests a renewed permit to take Primula maguirei (Maguire primrose) in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species’ range for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery. Applicant—Mike Phillips, Turner Endangered Species Fund, Cimarron, New Mexico, TE–051139. The applicant requests a permit amendment to add reintroduction of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) to their permit in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species’ range for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery. Applicant—U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bozeman Fish Technology Center, Bozeman, Montana, TE–038970. The applicant requests a permit amendment to add take of bonytail (Gila elegans) and woundfin (Plagopterus argentissimus) to their permit in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species’ range for the purpose of enhancing their survival and recovery. VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:01 Jun 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 Applicant—John Sowell, Western State College of Colorado, Gunnison, Colorado, TE–186566. The applicant requests a permit to take Uncompahgre fritillary butterfly (Boloria acrocnema) in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species’ range for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery. Dated: June 18, 2008. Sharon R. Rose, Acting Regional Director, Denver, Colorado. [FR Doc. E8–14852 Filed 6–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P at the July meeting. The tentative date for the Commission meeting is September 10, 2008. Dated: June 16, 2008. Paul Schmidt, Assistant Director—Migratory Birds. [FR Doc. E8–14849 Filed 6–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AA–8489; AK–965–1410–KC–P] Alaska Native Claims Selection DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–MB–2008–N00171] Meeting Announcement: North American Wetlands Conservation Council Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) will meet to select North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant proposals for recommendation to the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (Commission). This meeting is open to the public, and interested persons may present oral or written statements. DATES: Council Meeting: July 8, 2008, 1– 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Rodd Brudenell Facility, 86 Dewars Lane, P.O. Box 67, Georgetown Royalty, PE, Canada C0A 1G0. The meeting is coordinated by the Council Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop: MBSP 4501– 4075, Arlington, VA. 22203. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Johnson, Council Coordinator, (703) 358–1784 or dbhc@fws.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with NAWCA (Pub. L. 101– 233, 103 Stat. 1968, December 13, 1989, as amended), the State-private-Federal Council meets to consider wetland acquisition, restoration, enhancement, and management projects for recommendation to, and final funding approval by, the Commission. Proposal due dates, application instructions, and eligibility requirements are available on the NAWCA Web site at http:// birdhabitat.fws.gov. Proposals require a minimum of 50 percent non-Federal matching funds. The Council will consider U.S. Standard grant proposals PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision adjusting entitlement. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision adjusting the entitlement granted to the Native village of Chickaloon by Section 12(a) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Chickaloon Moose Creek Native Association, Inc. The adjustment is made pursuant to Sec. 12(a)(3) of the Act of January 2, 1976, and Section 4(a) of the Act of October 4, 1976. The adjusted entitlement is as follows: Statutory entitlement 69,120 acres ............. Adjusted entitlement 64,905 acres. The decision to be issued vacates and replaces the decision issued to Chickaloon Moose Creek Native Association, Inc., on August 21, 1986. Notice of that decision was published in the Federal Register on the same day, 51 FR 29967, 29968. DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are: 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected by the decision shall have until July 31, 2008 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR Part 4, Subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights. ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: The Bureau of Land Management by phone E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 127 (Tuesday, July 1, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37470-37471]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-14852]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R6-ES-2008-N0159; 60120-1113-0000-D2]


Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permits.

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SUMMARY: We announce our receipt of applications to conduct certain 
activities pertaining to enhancement of survival of endangered species.

DATES: Written comments on this request for a permit must be received 
by July 31, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the 
Assistant Regional Director, Fisheries--Ecological Services, U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 25486, Denver Federal Center, Denver, 
Colorado 80225-0486; facsimile 303-236-0027. Before including your 
address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal indentifying 
information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire 
comment--including your personal identifying information--may be made 
publicly available at any time.
    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. Documents and other information submitted with 
these applications are available for review, subject to the 
requirements of the Privacy Act [5 U.S.C. 552A] and Freedom of 
Information Act [5 U.S.C. 552], by any party who submits a request for 
a copy of such documents within 30 days of the date of publication of 
this notice to Kris Olsen, by mail or by telephone at 303-236-4256. All 
comments received from individuals become part of the official public 
record.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have requested 
issuance of enhancement of survival permits to conduct certain 
activities

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with endangered species pursuant to Section 10(a)(1)(A) of the 
Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).
    Applicant--Eric Zach, Nebraska Department of Roads, Lincoln, 
Nebraska, TE-186282. The applicant requests a permit to take American 
burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) in conjunction with recovery 
activities throughout the species' range for the purpose of enhancing 
its survival and recovery.
    Applicant--William Busby, University of Kansas, Kansas Biological 
Survey, Lawrence, Kansas, TE-186231. The applicant requests a permit to 
take American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) in conjunction 
with recovery activities throughout the species' range for the purpose 
of enhancing its survival and recovery.
    Applicant--Chadwin Smith, Headwaters Corporation, Kearney, 
Nebraska, TE-183430. The applicant requests a permit to take interior 
least tern (Sterna antillarum athalassos) and piping plover (Charadrius 
melodus) in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the 
species' range for the purpose of enhancing their survival and 
recovery.
    Applicant--Randy Wisthoff, Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City, Missouri, 
TE-183432. The applicant requests a permit to take Wyoming toad (Bufo 
baxteri) in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the 
species' range for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery.
    Applicant--Paul Wolf, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, TE-
057399. The applicant requests a renewed permit to take Primula 
maguirei (Maguire primrose) in conjunction with recovery activities 
throughout the species' range for the purpose of enhancing its survival 
and recovery.
    Applicant--Mike Phillips, Turner Endangered Species Fund, Cimarron, 
New Mexico, TE-051139. The applicant requests a permit amendment to add 
reintroduction of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) to their 
permit in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species' 
range for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery.
    Applicant--U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bozeman Fish Technology 
Center, Bozeman, Montana, TE-038970. The applicant requests a permit 
amendment to add take of bonytail (Gila elegans) and woundfin 
(Plagopterus argentissimus) to their permit in conjunction with 
recovery activities throughout the species' range for the purpose of 
enhancing their survival and recovery.
    Applicant--John Sowell, Western State College of Colorado, 
Gunnison, Colorado, TE-186566. The applicant requests a permit to take 
Uncompahgre fritillary butterfly (Boloria acrocnema) in conjunction 
with recovery activities throughout the species' range for the purpose 
of enhancing its survival and recovery.

    Dated: June 18, 2008.
Sharon R. Rose,
Acting Regional Director, Denver, Colorado.
[FR Doc. E8-14852 Filed 6-30-08; 8:45 am]
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