Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications, 49008-49009 [E9-23195]

Download as PDF 49008 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 185 / Friday, September 25, 2009 / Notices 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. MMS Information Collection Clearance Officer: Arlene Bajusz, (202) 208–7744. Dated: September 2, 2009. E.P. Danenberger, Chief, Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs. [FR Doc. E9–23222 Filed 9–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R8–ES–2009–N199; 80221–1113– 0000–F5] Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment. SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (Act) prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act also requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or before October 26, 2009. ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Program Manager, Region 8, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W–2606, Sacramento, CA 95825 (telephone: 916– 414–6464; fax: 916–414–6486). Please refer to the respective permit number for each application when submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife Biologist; see ADDRESSES (telephone: 760–431–9440; fax: 760–431–9624). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). We seek review and comment from local, State, and Federal agencies and the public on VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:52 Sep 24, 2009 Jkt 217001 the following permit requests. 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. Permit No. TE–221294 Applicant: Michael J. Galloway, San Diego, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Permit No. TE–053598 Applicant: Nicole Shorey, San Diego, California. The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (April 4, 2002, 67 FR 16114) to take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Permit No. TE–227185 Applicant: Andrew B. Eastty, San Diego, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey and monitor nests) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax trailli extimus) and take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring throughout the range of the species in California; Lincoln County, Nevada; Yuma, Pima, Santa Cruz, Cochise, La Paz and Maricopa Counties in Arizona; Hidalgo, Luna, Dona Ana, Otero, Eddy, Lea, Sierra, Socorro and Lincoln Counties, New Mexico; and El Paso, Hudspeth, Culberson, Jeff Davis, Presidio, and Brewster Counties in Texas for the purpose of enhancing their survival. Permit No. TE–221295 Applicant: Angelica Mendoza, San Bernardino, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with surveys within the San Jacinto Ranger PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 District of the San Bernardino National Forest, Riverside County, California for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Permit No. TE–221411 Applicant: The Center for Natural Lands Management, Fallbrook, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey) the least Bell’s vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus); take (harass by survey and monitor nests) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax trailli extimus); take (capture, handle, and release) the giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens), Tipton kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides nitratoides) and San Bernardino kangaroo rat (Dipodomys merriami parvus); take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino); and take (capture, collect, and kill) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), the longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), the Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus wootoni), the San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and the vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with surveys and or nest monitoring activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing their survival. Permit No. TE–095858 Applicant: Arianne B. Preite, Anaheim Hills, California. The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (December 8, 2004, 69 FR 71070) to take (harass by survey) the light footed clapper rail (Rallus longirostris levipes) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Permit No. TE–225938 Applicant: Frank R. Dittmer, San Diego, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Permit No. TE–185595 Applicant: Kelly E. Buja, Sacramento, California. The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (June 27, 2008, 73 FR 36552) to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 185 / Friday, September 25, 2009 / Notices throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Permit No. TE–225970 Applicant: Charlotte M. Marks, Sacramento, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Permit No. TE–225974 Applicant: Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, Los Altos, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, release, and conduct habitat enhancement activities) the San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) in conjunction with population monitoring and habitat enhancement activities in San Mateo County, California, for the purpose of enhancing its survival. longiantenna), the Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus wootoni), the San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and the vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing their survival. Permit No. TE–227263 Applicant: Emilie A. Strauss, San Rafael, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey) the California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring studies throughout the range of the species in California, for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Permit No. TE–795930 Applicant: Helm Biological Consulting, Lincoln, California. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (February 16, 1996, 61 FR 6253) to take (collect soil Permit No. TE–073205 containing Federally listed fairy shrimp Applicant: Cristina P. Sandoval, Goleta, cysts, translocate, and inoculate cysts California. into restored vernal pools) the The applicant requests an amendment Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta to an existing permit, which we granted May 26, 2005, for a Federally threatened conservatio), the longhorn fairy shrimp species. The original permit allowed the (Branchinecta longiantenna), the Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus applicant to take (harass by survey, wootoni), the San Diego fairy shrimp locate and monitor nests, erect nest (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and the exclosures, collect and incubate eggs vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus that are abandoned and/or in danger of packardi) in conjunction with vernal predation, captive-rear chicks, and pool restoration and population release them into the wild) the western snowy plover (Charadrius alexandrinus enhancement activities throughout the range of each species in California for nivosus) in conjunction with surveys the purpose of enhancing their survival. and population monitoring activities at the Coal Point Reserve in Santa Barbara We invite public review and comment County, California, for the purpose of on each of these recovery permit enhancing its survival. The applicant applications. Comments and materials requests an amendment to take (survey, we receive will be available for public locate, population monitor, place inspection, by appointment, during decoys, and play taped vocalizations) normal business hours at the address the California least tern (Sterna listed in the ADDRESSES section of this antilluarum browni) in conjunction with notice. surveys and population monitoring Dated: September 21, 2009. activities at the Coal Point Reserve in Santa Barbara County, California for the Michael Long, purpose of enhancing their survival. Acting Regional Director, Region 8, Permit No. TE–117947 Applicant: Kevin B. Clark, San Diego, California. The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (February 13, 2006, 71 FR 7563) to take (capture, collect, and kill) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), the longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:52 Sep 24, 2009 Jkt 217001 Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. E9–23195 Filed 9–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49009 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara (MHA) Nation’s Proposed Clean Fuels Refinery, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Ward County, ND AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Extension of comment period. SUMMARY: On August 28, 2009, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as co-lead agencies; and the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as cooperating agencies, published a Notice of Availability for a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Clean Fuels Refinery (74 FR 44380). This notice announces an extension of the public comment period until October 28, 2009. DATES: Public comments on the FEIS must arrive on or before October 28, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may mail or hand carry written comments to Mike Black, Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Great Plains Regional Office, 115 4th Avenue, SE., Aberdeen, SD. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Black, BIA, 605–226–7343, or Steve Wharton, EPA, 303–312–6935 or 800–227–8917. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Three Affiliated Tribes (MHA Nation) has requested that BIA accept into trust status 469 acres for the MHA Nation to construct, own, operate, and maintain a petroleum refinery on 190 acres of the 469-acre parcel. The remaining acres would be used to grow forage for buffalo. The land in the northeast corner of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation is located along Highway 23, four miles west of the town of Makoti in Ward County, North Dakota. The MHA Nation has also applied to EPA for a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit under the Clean Water Act for discharges from the proposed refinery. Feedstock for the proposed refinery would include 10,000 barrels per stream day (BPSD) of synthetic crude oil via existing pipeline from Alberta, Canada; 3,000 BPSD of field butane from local suppliers; 6 million standard cubic feet per day of natural gas via existing pipeline; and 300 barrels of bio-diesel or 8,500 bushels per day of soybeans. From the feedstock, the refinery would E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2009-N199; 80221-1113-0000-F5]


Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities 
with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species 
Act (Act) prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species 
unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act also requires 
that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or 
before October 26, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Program Manager, Region 
8, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W-2606, Sacramento, CA 95825 (telephone: 916-
414-6464; fax: 916-414-6486). Please refer to the respective permit 
number for each application when submitting comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist; see ADDRESSES (telephone: 760-431-9440; fax: 760-431-9624).

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

Permit No. TE-221294

Applicant: Michael J. Galloway, San Diego, California.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey by pursuit) the 
Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction 
with surveys throughout the range of the species in California for the 
purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-053598

Applicant: Nicole Shorey, San Diego, California.

    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (April 4, 
2002, 67 FR 16114) to take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot 
butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with surveys 
throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of 
enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-227185

Applicant: Andrew B. Eastty, San Diego, California.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey and 
monitor nests) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax trailli 
extimus) and take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly 
(Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with surveys and population 
monitoring throughout the range of the species in California; Lincoln 
County, Nevada; Yuma, Pima, Santa Cruz, Cochise, La Paz and Maricopa 
Counties in Arizona; Hidalgo, Luna, Dona Ana, Otero, Eddy, Lea, Sierra, 
Socorro and Lincoln Counties, New Mexico; and El Paso, Hudspeth, 
Culberson, Jeff Davis, Presidio, and Brewster Counties in Texas for the 
purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-221295

Applicant: Angelica Mendoza, San Bernardino, California.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey by pursuit) the 
Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction 
with surveys within the San Jacinto Ranger District of the San 
Bernardino National Forest, Riverside County, California for the 
purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-221411

Applicant: The Center for Natural Lands Management, Fallbrook, 
California.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey) the 
least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus); take (harass by survey and 
monitor nests) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax trailli 
extimus); take (capture, handle, and release) the giant kangaroo rat 
(Dipodomys ingens), Tipton kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides 
nitratoides) and San Bernardino kangaroo rat (Dipodomys merriami 
parvus); take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly 
(Euphydryas editha quino); and take (capture, collect, and kill) the 
Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), the longhorn fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), the Riverside fairy shrimp 
(Streptocephalus wootoni), the San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
sandiegonensis), and the vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus 
packardi) in conjunction with surveys and or nest monitoring activities 
throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of 
enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-095858

Applicant: Arianne B. Preite, Anaheim Hills, California.

    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (December 
8, 2004, 69 FR 71070) to take (harass by survey) the light footed 
clapper rail (Rallus longirostris levipes) in conjunction with surveys 
throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of 
enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-225938

Applicant: Frank R. Dittmer, San Diego, California.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey by pursuit) the 
Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction 
with surveys throughout the range of the species in California for the 
purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-185595

Applicant: Kelly E. Buja, Sacramento, California.

    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (June 27, 
2008, 73 FR 36552) to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and 
release) the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) in 
conjunction with surveys and population monitoring

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throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of 
enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-225970

Applicant: Charlotte M. Marks, Sacramento, California.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey, capture, 
handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma 
californiense) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring 
throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of 
enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-225974

    Applicant: Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, Los Altos, 
California.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, 
release, and conduct habitat enhancement activities) the San Francisco 
garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) in conjunction with population 
monitoring and habitat enhancement activities in San Mateo County, 
California, for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-073205

Applicant: Cristina P. Sandoval, Goleta, California.

    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit, which we 
granted May 26, 2005, for a Federally threatened species. The original 
permit allowed the applicant to take (harass by survey, locate and 
monitor nests, erect nest exclosures, collect and incubate eggs that 
are abandoned and/or in danger of predation, captive-rear chicks, and 
release them into the wild) the western snowy plover (Charadrius 
alexandrinus nivosus) in conjunction with surveys and population 
monitoring activities at the Coal Point Reserve in Santa Barbara 
County, California, for the purpose of enhancing its survival. The 
applicant requests an amendment to take (survey, locate, population 
monitor, place decoys, and play taped vocalizations) the California 
least tern (Sterna antilluarum browni) in conjunction with surveys and 
population monitoring activities at the Coal Point Reserve in Santa 
Barbara County, California for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-117947

Applicant: Kevin B. Clark, San Diego, California.

    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (February 
13, 2006, 71 FR 7563) to take (capture, collect, and kill) the 
Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), the longhorn fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), the Riverside fairy shrimp 
(Streptocephalus wootoni), the San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
sandiegonensis), and the vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus 
packardi) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of each 
species in California for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-227263

Applicant: Emilie A. Strauss, San Rafael, California.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey) the 
California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus) in conjunction 
with surveys and population monitoring studies throughout the range of 
the species in California, for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-795930

    Applicant: Helm Biological Consulting, Lincoln, California.

    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (February 
16, 1996, 61 FR 6253) to take (collect soil containing Federally listed 
fairy shrimp cysts, translocate, and inoculate cysts into restored 
vernal pools) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), 
the longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), the Riverside 
fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus wootoni), the San Diego fairy shrimp 
(Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and the vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with vernal pool restoration and 
population enhancement activities throughout the range of each species 
in California for the purpose of enhancing their survival.
    We invite public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications. Comments and materials we receive will be 
available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business 
hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.

    Dated: September 21, 2009.
Michael Long,
Acting Regional Director, Region 8, Sacramento, California.
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