Endangered Species; File No. 14394, 53216 [E9-24840]

Download as PDF 53216 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 199 / Friday, October 16, 2009 / Notices Palini’s responses prior to issuing the preliminary results. Therefore, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2), we are extending the time period for issuing the preliminary results of this review by 86 days to January 25, 2010. This notice is published in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: October 8, 2009. John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E9–24959 Filed 10–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XS29 Endangered Species; File No. 14394 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Issuance of permit. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Douglas Peterson, Ph.D., Warnell School of Forest Resources (Fisheries Division), University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, has been issued a permit to take shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) for purposes of scientific research. ADDRESSES: The permit 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)713–0376; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727)824–5312; fax (727)824– 5309. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Malcolm Mohead or Kate Swails, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 24, 2009, notice was published in the Federal Register (74 FR 30054) that a request for a scientific research permit to take shortnose sturgeon had been submitted by the above-named individual. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:37 Oct 15, 2009 Jkt 220001 taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226). The purpose of the proposed research is to assess the current status of shortnose sturgeon in the Altamaha River, Georgia, studying the distribution, abundance, and movement of adults and sub-adults of the species. The permit authorizes non-lethal sampling methods on up to 500 shortnose sturgeon annually, not exceeding a total of 1,500 over the life of the permit. Research activities include gill and trammel netting, measuring (length, weight, photos), genetic and fin-ray tissue sampling, PIT and sonic tagging, anesthesia, laparoscopy, and gastric lavage. To document spawning in the river, up to 20 eggs or larvae are to be lethally collected with artificial substrates annually. Additionally, one unintentional mortality or serious injury of a shortnose sturgeon is authorized over the life of the permit. Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a finding that such permit (1) was applied for in good faith, (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: October 8, 2009. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–24840 Filed 10–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1646] Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 65, Panama City, FL Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Panama City Port Authority, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 65, submitted an application to the Board for authority to expand FTZ 65 to include two sites in Chipley, Florida, and expand existing Site 3 in Panama City, Florida, adjacent to and within the Panama City Customs and Border Protection port of entry, respectively (FTZ Docket 71–2008, filed 12/16/2008); Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (73 FR 79048, 12/24/2008) and PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public interest; Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders: The application to expand FTZ 65 is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28. Signed at Washington, DC, this 25th day of September 2009. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. Pierre Duy, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–24970 Filed 10–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [Application No. 88–11A16] Export Trade Certificate of Review ACTION: Notice of Application (#88– 11A16) to Amend the Export Trade Certificate of Review Issued to Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America, Application No. 88–00016. SUMMARY: Export Trading Company Affairs (‘‘ETCA’’) of the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review (‘‘Certificate’’). This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and requests comments relevant to whether the amended Certificate should be issued. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey Anspacher, Acting Director, Office of Competition and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration, (202) 482–5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or E-mail at oetca@ita.doc.gov. Title III of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 (15 U.S.C. 4001–21) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. An Export Trade Certificate of Review protects the holder and the members identified in the Certificate from state and federal government antitrust actions and from private treble damage antitrust actions SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XS29


Endangered Species; File No. 14394

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

ACTION: Issuance of permit.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Douglas Peterson, Ph.D., Warnell 
School of Forest Resources (Fisheries Division), University of Georgia, 
Athens, GA 30602, has been issued a permit to take shortnose sturgeon 
(Acipenser brevirostrum) for purposes of scientific research.

ADDRESSES: The permit 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)713-0376; and
    Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 
33701; phone (727)824-5312; fax (727)824-5309.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Malcolm Mohead or Kate Swails, 
(301)713-2289.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 24, 2009, notice was published in 
the Federal Register (74 FR 30054) that a request for a scientific 
research permit to take shortnose sturgeon had been submitted by the 
above-named individual. The requested permit has been issued under the 
authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, 
importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 
parts 222-226).
    The purpose of the proposed research is to assess the current 
status of shortnose sturgeon in the Altamaha River, Georgia, studying 
the distribution, abundance, and movement of adults and sub-adults of 
the species. The permit authorizes non-lethal sampling methods on up to 
500 shortnose sturgeon annually, not exceeding a total of 1,500 over 
the life of the permit. Research activities include gill and trammel 
netting, measuring (length, weight, photos), genetic and fin-ray tissue 
sampling, PIT and sonic tagging, anesthesia, laparoscopy, and gastric 
lavage. To document spawning in the river, up to 20 eggs or larvae are 
to be lethally collected with artificial substrates annually. 
Additionally, one unintentional mortality or serious injury of a 
shortnose sturgeon is authorized over the life of the permit.
    Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a 
finding that such permit (1) was applied for in good faith, (2) will 
not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened 
species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth 
in section 2 of the ESA.

    Dated: October 8, 2009.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-24840 Filed 10-15-09; 8:45 am]
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