Endangered Wildlife and Plants; Permits, 43151-43152 [E9-20585]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 164 / Wednesday, August 26, 2009 / Notices Respondents: Tribes and tribal consortia participating or wishing to enter into Tribal Self-Governance. Number of Respondents: 289. Number of Responses: 204. Estimated Time per Response: Completion times vary from 15 minutes to 400 hours, with an average of approximately 55 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion or annually. Total Annual Burden: 11,203 hours. Total Annual Cost: $10,500. Dated: August 19, 2009. Alvin Foster, Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E9–20507 Filed 8–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W8–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F–14870–A; AK–964–1410–KC–P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving the surface estate of certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act will be issued to Kaktovik Inupiat Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Kaktovik, Alaska, and are located in: SUMMARY: jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Jkt 217001 BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected by the changes made by the modified decision shall have until September 25, 2009 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. Except as modified, the decision, notice of which was given May 15, 2009, is final. ADDRESSES: A copy of the modified 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 at 907–271–5960, or by e-mail at ak.blm.conveyance@ak.blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management. Eileen Ford, Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Land Transfer Adjudication II Branch. [FR Doc. E9–20549 Filed 8–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [F–14908–B, F–14908–C; LLAK965000– L14100000–KC0000–P] Fish and Wildlife Service AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of modified decision approving lands for conveyance. The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Arctic Slope Regional Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Kaktovik Inupiat Corporation. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Arctic Sounder. 17:05 Aug 25, 2009 Michael Bilancione, Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Land Transfer Adjudication I. [FR Doc. E9–20550 Filed 8–25–09; 8:45 am] Alaska Native Claims Selection Umiat Meridian, Alaska T. 8 N., R. 32 E., Secs. 7, 8, and 18. Containing approximately 44 acres. T. 8 N., R. 33 E., Secs. 22, 23, and 24. Containing approximately 1,920 acres. T. 9 N., R. 33 E., Secs. 14, 15, and 16; Secs. 21, 26, and 35. Containing approximately 360 acres. T. 8 N., R. 34 E., Secs. 18, 19, and 20. Containing approximately 1,603 acres. T. 8 N., R. 35 E., Secs. 21 and 22. Containing approximately 1,280 acres. Aggregating approximately 5,207 acres. VerDate Nov<24>2008 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 September 25, 2009 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 at 907–271–5960, or by e-mail at ak.blm.conveyance@ak.blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management. 43151 SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the decision approving lands for conveyance to Sitnasuak Native Corporation, notice of which was published in the Federal Register on May 15, 2009, 74 FR 22955, 22956, will be modified by including any right-ofway interest in Federal Aid Secondary Route No. 1412 (Osborne Road), which was inadvertently omitted from the interests to which the conveyance will be made subject to. Notice of the modified decision will also be published four times in the Nome Nugget. DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal on the change made by the modified decision are: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FWS–R1–ES–2009–N164; 10120–1113– 0000–F5] Endangered Wildlife and Plants; Permits AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability of permit applications; request for comments. SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), invite the public to comment on the following applications for a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), which requires that we solicit public comment on permit applications involving endangered species. DATES: We must receive your written data or comments by September 25, 2009. ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Endangered Species, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1 43152 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 164 / Wednesday, August 26, 2009 / Notices 911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232–4181. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Grant Canterbury, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, at the above address or by telephone (503–231–2071) or fax (503– 231–6243). The following applicants have applied for a scientific research permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). We are soliciting review of and comment on these applications by local, State, and Federal agencies and the public. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Permit No. TE188214 Applicant: Richard Pender, Honolulu, Hawaii. The applicant requests a scientific research permit to remove and reduce to possession Clermontia pyrularia (‘oha wai) and to take (collect voucher specimens) the pomace fly (Drosophila heteroneura and or D. ochrobasis) in conjunction with research in the State of Hawaii, for the purpose of enhancing their survival. Permit No. TE003483 Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Discipline, Hawaii National Park, Hawaii. The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (inoculate) the Laysan duck (Anas laysanensis) in conjunction with prevention of botulism type C in the State of Hawaii, for the purpose of enhancing its survival. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Public Comments Please refer to the permit number for the application when submitting comments. We are soliciting public review and comment on these recovery permit applications. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying 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. All comments and materials we receive in response to this request will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the above address. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:05 Aug 25, 2009 Jkt 217001 Dated: August 18, 2009. David J. Wesley, Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. E9–20585 Filed 8–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLAZ910000.L14300000.ET0000241A; AZA– 35138] Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for a Proposed Withdrawal in the Vicinity of the Grand Canyon, Arizona AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent. SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona Strip District office is the lead agency on behalf of the BLM and the United States Forest Service for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to address potential effects of a proposed withdrawal of approximately 633,547 acres of BLM-administered public lands and 360,002 acres of National Forest System lands for up to 20 years from location and entry under the Mining Law of 1872. The purpose of the withdrawal, if determined to be appropriate, would be to protect the Grand Canyon watershed from adverse effects of locatable mineral exploration and mining, except for those effects stemming from valid existing rights. The U.S. Forest Service (Kaibab National Forest), National Park Service (Grand Canyon National Park), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Geological Survey have been invited and have agreed to participate as cooperating agencies. Additional local state and Federal agencies and Tribes may request cooperating agency status during this process. DATES: By this notice, the BLM is announcing the beginning of the public scoping process for the EIS and soliciting input on the identification of issues. The public scoping period will end on October 26, 2009. During the public scoping period, the BLM solicits public comment on issues, concerns, and opportunities that should be considered in the analysis of the proposed action. Comments on issues, potential impacts, or suggestions for additional alternatives may be submitted in writing to the address listed below. To be considered in the Draft EIS analysis, comments must be received prior to the close of the scoping PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 period or 15 days after the last public meeting, whichever is later. The BLM will announce public scoping meetings to identify relevant issues through news media, newspapers, and the BLM’s Web site. A meeting is planned to be held in Fredonia, Arizona on September 30, 2009, and in Flagstaff, Arizona on October 15, 2009. The time and location of the meetings will be announced at least 30 days in advance by the methods mentioned above. Other meetings will be scheduled and announced at least 15 days in advance by the same methods. Further opportunities for public participation will be provided upon publication of the Draft EIS, including a minimum 45-day public comment period. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted by either of the following methods: • Mail: Grand Canyon Mining Withdrawal Project, ATTN: Scott Florence, District Manager, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona Strip District Office, 345 East Riverside Drive, St. George, UT 84790–6714, Electronic Mail: azasminerals@blm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding the EIS process or to have your name added to the mailing list, send requests to Scott Florence, BLM District Manager, 345 East Riverside Drive, St. George, Utah 84790–6714, (435) 688–3200. For information pertaining to the National Forest System Lands included in the proposed withdrawal, contact Michael Williams, Forest Supervisor, Forest Service, Kaibab National Forest, 800 South Sixth Street, Williams, Arizona 86046, (928) 635–8200. The purpose of the public scoping process is to determine relevant issues that will influence the scope of the environmental analysis, including alternatives. The Secretary of the Interior proposes to withdraw approximately 633, 547 acres of BLMadministered public lands and 360,002 acres of National Forest System lands for up to 20 years from location and entry under the Mining Law of 1872, 30 U.S.C. 22 et seq. The proposed withdrawal applies to Federal locatable minerals, subject to valid existing rights, including locatable minerals that underlie non-Federal surface. It would not apply to non-Federal mineral estate. The purpose of the withdrawal, if determined to be appropriate, would be to protect the Grand Canyon watershed from adverse effects of locatable mineral SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 164 (Wednesday, August 26, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43151-43152]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-20585]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-ES-2009-N164; 10120-1113-0000-F5]


Endangered Wildlife and Plants; Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability of permit applications; request for 
comments.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), invite the 
public to comment on the following applications for a permit to conduct 
certain activities with endangered species under the Endangered Species 
Act of 1973, as amended (Act), which requires that we solicit public 
comment on permit applications involving endangered species.

DATES: We must receive your written data or comments by September 25, 
2009.

ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Endangered Species, Ecological Services, 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,

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911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-4181.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Grant Canterbury, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above address or by telephone (503-231-2071) or fax 
(503-231-6243).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for a 
scientific research permit to conduct certain activities with 
endangered species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 
et seq.). We are soliciting review of and comment on these applications 
by local, State, and Federal agencies and the public.

Permit No. TE188214

    Applicant: Richard Pender, Honolulu, Hawaii.

    The applicant requests a scientific research permit to remove and 
reduce to possession Clermontia pyrularia (`oha wai) and to take 
(collect voucher specimens) the pomace fly (Drosophila heteroneura and 
or D. ochrobasis) in conjunction with research in the State of Hawaii, 
for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE003483

Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Discipline, 
Hawaii National Park, Hawaii.

    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (inoculate) the 
Laysan duck (Anas laysanensis) in conjunction with prevention of 
botulism type C in the State of Hawaii, for the purpose of enhancing 
its survival.

Public Comments

    Please refer to the permit number for the application when 
submitting comments.
    We are soliciting public review and comment on these recovery 
permit applications. Before including your address, phone number, e-
mail address, or other personal identifying 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.
    All comments and materials we receive in response to this request 
will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal 
business hours at the above address.

    Dated: August 18, 2009.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. E9-20585 Filed 8-25-09; 8:45 am]
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