Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits, 31812-31815 [2010-13404]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 31812 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 107 / Friday, June 4, 2010 / Notices Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215– 7093. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randy Bloom, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Colorado, (303) 239–3856. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurveys and surveys in Township 8 South, Range 96 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on January 12, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurvey in Township 2 North, Range 72 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on January 20, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurvey, in Sections 12 and 13, Township 2 North, Range 72 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on January 20, 2010. The plat of Protraction Diagram 53, of Township 38 North, Range 8 West, New Mexico Principal Meridian, Colorado, was accepted on March 24, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurvey, in Section 14, Township 1 North, Range 72 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on March 31, 2010. The supplemental plat of Section 11 in Township 1 North, Range 72 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, was accepted on April 9, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurvey and surveys, in Township 4 South, Range 94 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on April 12, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the corrective dependent resurvey, in Township 9 North, Range 79 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on April 16, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurvey, in Township 3 South, Range 73 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on April 28, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurvey, in Township 3 North, Range 72 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on May 4, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurvey in Township 7 South, Range 99 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on May 5, 2010. The plat of Protraction Diagram 54, of Township 11 South, Range 86 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, was accepted on May 5, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurveys of mineral surveys in Section 18, Township 1 North, Range 71 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on May 19, 2010. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:01 Jun 03, 2010 Jkt 220001 The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurveys of mineral surveys in Section 13, Township 1 North, Range 72 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on May 19, 2010. The supplemental plat of Section 13 in Township 1 North, Range 72 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, was accepted on May 20, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurvey in Section 13, Township 9 South, Range 80 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on May 21, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurvey of certain mineral surveys in Section 24, Township 9 South, Range 80 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on May 21, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurvey and survey in Township 6 South, Range 91 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on May 25, 2010. The plat and field notes, of the dependent resurvey in Township 1 South, Range 77 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, were accepted on May 26, 2010. If a protest of any of these projects is received prior to the date of the official filing, the official filing of that project will be stayed pending consideration of the merits of the protest. Randy Bloom, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Colorado. [FR Doc. 2010–13426 Filed 6–3–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLMT926000–10–L19100000–BJ0000– LRCM07RE4030] Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, July 6, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marvin Montoya, Cadastral Surveyor, Branch of Cadastral Survey, Bureau of Land Management, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101–4669, telephone (406) 896–5124 or (406) 896– 5009. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This survey was executed at the request of the Superintendent, Fort Peck Agency, through the Rocky Mountain Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and was necessary to determine boundaries of trust or tribal interest lands. The lands we surveyed are: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Principal Meridian, Montana T. 28 N., R. 53 E. The plat, in 1 sheet, representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the south and west boundaries and the subdivisional lines, the adjusted original meanders of the former left bank of the Missouri River, downstream, through sections 30 and 31, a portion of the subdivision of sections 30 and 31, and the subdivision of sections 30 and 31 and the survey of the meanders of the present left bank of the Missouri River, downstream, through sections 30 and 31, the left bank of a relicted channel of the Missouri River, downstream, through sections 30 and 31, the medial lines of two relicted channels of the Missouri River, through sections 30 and 31, a division of accretion line, certain partition lines and an island (Tract 37), Township 28 North, Range 53 East, Principal Meridian, Montana, was accepted May 25, 2010. We will place a copy of the plat, in 1 sheet, and related field notes we described in the open files. They will be available to the public as a matter of information. If the BLM receives a protest against this survey, as shown on this plat, in 1 sheet, prior to the date of the official filing, we will stay the filing pending our consideration of the protest. We will not officially file this plat, in 1 sheet, until the day after we have accepted or dismissed all protests and they have become final, including decisions or appeals. Authority: 43 U.S.C. Chap 3. Dated: May 27, 2010. James D. Claflin, Chief Cadastral Surveyor, Division of Resources. [FR Doc. 2010–13406 Filed 6–3–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R4–ES–2010–N109; 40120–1112– 0000–F5] Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 107 / Friday, June 4, 2010 / Notices endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: We must receive written data or comments on the applications at the address given below, by July 6, 2010. ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with the 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 the following office within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice: Fish and Wildlife Service, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, Georgia 30345 (Attn: Cameron Shaw, Permit Coordinator). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cameron Shaw, telephone 904/731– 3191; facsimile 904/731–3045. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with endangered and threatened species pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). This notice is provided under section 10(c) of the Act. If you wish to comment, you may submit comments by any one of the following methods. You may mail comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or via electronic mail (e-mail) to: permitsR4ES@fws.gov. Please include your name and return address in your e-mail message. If you do not receive a confirmation from the Fish and Wildlife Service that we have received your e-mail message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed above (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section). Finally, you may hand deliver comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service office listed above (see ADDRESSES section). Before including your address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, 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 comments to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. There may also be other circumstances in which we would withhold from the administrative record a respondent’s identity, as allowable by VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:01 Jun 03, 2010 Jkt 220001 law. If you wish us to withhold your name and address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. We will not, however, consider anonymous comments. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. 31813 Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Louisiana. Applicant: North Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Farmerville, Louisiana, TE9297A The applicant requests authorization to trap, band, relocate and create artificial nesting cavities for redcockaded woodpeckers throughout Louisiana and Arkansas. Applicant: William Waddell, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Tacoma, Washington, TE834070 Applicant: Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana, TE077865 The applicant requests renewed authorization to receive, retain, transfer, and harass the red wolf (Canis rufus) as required to conduct captive breeding and recovery programs for the species. The permittee requests renewed authorization to harass and release to the wild Mississippi sandhill crane (Grus canadensis pulla) and whooping crane (Grus americana). Applicant: Appalachian Technical Services, Wise, Kentucky, TE009638 Applicant: Barbara Allen, Gulf Shores, Alabama, TE125557 The applicant requests authorization to capture, handle, radio-tag, and release Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and Virginia bigeared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), for presence/absence surveys and scientific research. Applicant: Benjamin Laester, Whittier, North Carolina, TE121142 The applicant requests renewed authorization to capture and handle the Indiana bat throughout its range in western North Carolina. Applicant: Neil Turner, Turner Technology, Inc., Prestonsburg, Kentucky, TE210424 The applicant requests authorization to capture, handle, release, and use acoustical monitoring procedures to determine the presence of the Indiana bat in Kentucky. Applicant: Susan Loeb, U.S. Forest Service, Clemson, South Carolina, TE119937 The applicant requests renewed authorization to capture, handle, release, and radio-tag Indiana bat in the following locations: Cherokee National Forest and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee; Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests and Gold Mountain Gamelands, North Carolina. Applicant: Roy S. DeLotelle, DeLotelle and Guthrie, Inc., Gainesville, Florida, TE825431 The applicant requests renewed authorization to capture, band, translocate, and monitor red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) throughout the range of the species in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The applicant requests renewed authorization to take, for scientific purposes and to enhance recovery efforts, Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates), and three species of sea turtles: Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), green (Chelonia mydas), and loggerhead (Caretta caretta). Applicant: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Miami, Florida TE676379 The applicant requests renewed authorization to take (harass, capture, tag, track, salvage, collect biological samples, and euthanize) Kemp’s ridley, hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbracata), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), green, loggerhead, and olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) sea turtles for scientific purposes, enhancement of propagation or survival, recovery activities, and veterinary treatment in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Applicant: Carol Johnston, Auburn, Alabama, TE178666 The applicant requests authorization to survey Coldwater Spring, Calhoun County, Alabama, to determine presence, habitat use, and diet of banded sculpin (Cottus carolinae) and pygmy sculpin (Cottus paulus) via snorkeling and stomach content analysis. E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1 31814 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 107 / Friday, June 4, 2010 / Notices Applicant: Register-Nelson, Inc., Stockbridge, Georgia, TE114088 The applicant requests renewed authorization to capture, identify, and release blue shiner (Cyprinella caerulea), Etowah darter (Etheostoma etowahae), Cherokee darter (Etheostoma scotti), amber darter (Percina antesella), goldline darter (Percina aurolineata), snail darter (Percina tanasi), and Conasauga logperch (Percina jenkinsi) in Georgia. The applicant requests to amend the permit to include the capture, identification, and release of eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon corais couperi), reticulated flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma bishopi), and frosted flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma cingulatum) in Georgia. Applicant: Jess Jones, Blacksburg Virginia, TE108813 The applicant requests authorization to conduct restoration activities and translocate the oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis) from the Clinch River in Tennessee upstream into Virginia. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Kentucky, TE12106 The applicant requests authorization to survey for the following freshwater mussels: ringpink (Obovaria retusa), fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), pocketbook (Lampsilis ovata), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum), snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra), and rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica). Applicant: Ecological Resource Consultants, Inc., Panama City Beach, Florida, TE08988A The applicant requests authorization to capture and release the following freshwater mussels while conducting presence/absence surveys in the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, Flint, Chipola, Econfina, and Ochlockonee River Watersheds in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida: oval pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme), Gulf moccasinshell (Medionidus penicillatus), Chipola slabshell (Elliptio chipolaensis), purple bankclimber (Elliptoideus solatianus), shiny-rayed pocketbook (Hamiota [=Lampsilis] subangulata), fat threeridge (Amblema neislerii), and the Ochlockonee moccasinshell (Medionidus simpsonianus). Applicant: Mark Hughes, Biological Integrity, LLC., Bainbridge, Georgia, TE12315A The applicant requests authorization to capture and release the following freshwater mussels while conducting presence/absence surveys in the VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:01 Jun 03, 2010 Jkt 220001 Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, Flint, Chipola, Econfina, and Ochlockonee River Watersheds in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida: oval pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme), Gulf moccasinshell (Medionidus penicillatus), Chipola slabshell (Elliptio chipolaensis), purple bankclimber (Elliptoideus solatianus), shiny-rayed pocketbook (Hamiota [=Lampsilis] subangulata), fat threeridge (Amblema neislerii), the Ochlockonee moccasinshell (Medionidus simpsonianus), and the Alabama moccasinshell (Medionidus acutissimus). Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Athens, Georgia, TE10239A The applicant requests authorization to capture freshwater mussels from the lower Flint River basin, Georgia, and temporarily hold them to collect hemolymph and tissue samples, evaluate fish hosts and develop propagation techniques for the oval pigtoe, Gulf moccasinshell, purple bankclimber, shiny-rayed pocketbook, and fat threeridge. Applicant: Monte McGregor, Center for Mollusk Conservation, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Frankfort, Kentucky, TE178815 The applicant requests authorization to capture, propagate, and release multiple species of freshwater mussels (Family Unionidae) throughout their respective ranges (as collected opportunistically and based upon recovery needs). Applicant: Dr. Kevin J. Roe, Iowa State University, TE040423 The applicant requests renewed authorization to collect tissue samples from Kentucky cave shrimp (Palaemonias ganteri) within Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky, for genetic evaluation. Applicant: Stanley Rudzinski, Law Engineering and Environmental Services, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, TE021030 The applicant requests authorization to capture and release Nashville crayfish, (Orconectes shoupi) during presence/absence surveys in the Mill Creek drainage, Davidson and Williamson counties, Tennessee. Applicant: Norman Wagoner, Ouachita National Forest, Hot Springs, Arkansas, TE125605 The applicant requests renewed authorization to capture and release the PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) while conducting inventory and monitoring surveys within the boundaries of Ouachita National Forest and Ozark-St. Francis National Forest, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Applicant: Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Kansas City, Missouri, TE125620 The applicant requests renewed authorization to take the American burying beetle while conducting presence/absence surveys in Crawford, Sebastian, Franklin, Logan, and Scott counties, Arkansas. Applicant: Archbold Expeditions, Venus, Florida, TE088035 The applicant requests renewed authorization to take or harass the following species during prescribed burn activities in Highlands County, Florida: Scrub mint (Dicerandra frutescens), snakeroot (Eryngium cuneifolium), Highland’s scrub hypernicum (Hypericum cumulicola), scrub blazing star (Liatria ohlingerae), Britton’s beargrass (Nolina brittoniana), wireweed (Polygonella basiramia), sandlace (Polygonella myriophylla), scrub plum (Prunus geniculata), Carter’s mustard (Warea carteri) and Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi). Applicant: Fort Jackson Military Reservation, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, TE183402 The applicant requests authorization to collect and sow seeds of smooth coneflower, (Echinacea laevigata) on Fort Jackson Military Reservation. Applicant: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami, Florida, TE114069 The applicant requests renewed authorization to conduct presence/ absence and mapping surveys, collect seeds and/or cuttings, and test the impact of canopy reduction on growth and reproduction of the endangered Key tree cactus (Pilosocereus robinii) in Monroe County, Florida. Applicant: Florida Gas Transmission Company, LLC, Houston, Texas, TE139464 The applicant requests authorization to: Capture and release eastern indigo snake, frosted flatwood salamander, reticulated flatwoods salamander, gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus), bluetail mole skink (Eumeces egregius lividus), and sand skink (Neoseps reynoldsi) and collect plants or plant parts of Highlands scrub Hypericum, Britton’s beargrass, papery whitlowwort (Paronychia chartacea), wireweed, E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 107 / Friday, June 4, 2010 / Notices and Carter’s mustard. Activities may occur within the following counties: Alabama—Mobile, Baldwin, and Escambia; and Florida—Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Washington, Jackson, Bay, Calhoun, Gadsden, Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, Gilchrist, Levy, Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Hillsborough, Manatee, De Soto, Highlands, Okeechobee, Martin, and Miami-Dade counties. Dated: May 14, 2010. Jacquelyn B. Parrish, Acting Regional Director. BILLING CODE 4310–55–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–10–018] Sunshine Act Meeting Notice AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: United States International Trade Commission. June 10, 2010 at 11 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 1. Agenda for future meetings: none. 2. Minutes. 3. Ratification List. 4. Inv. Nos. 701–TA–464 and 731– TA–1160 (Final) (Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from China)—briefing and vote. (The Commission is currently scheduled to transmit its determinations and Commissioners’ opinions to the Secretary of Commerce on or before June 22, 2010.) 5. Outstanding action jackets: none. In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the agenda of the following meeting. Issued: June 1, 2010. By order of the Commission. William R. Bishop, Hearings and Meetings Coordinator. [FR Doc. 2010–13551 Filed 6–2–10; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:01 Jun 03, 2010 Office of Justice Programs [OJP (BJA) Docket No. 1520] Meeting of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee AGENCY: Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Justice. ACTION: Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: This is an announcement of a meeting of DOJ’s National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee to discuss the role of the NMVTIS Federal Advisory Committee Members and various issues relating to the operation and implementation of NMVTIS. [FR Doc. 2010–13404 Filed 6–3–10; 8:45 am] TIME AND DATE: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE DATES: The meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET and on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531; Phone: (202) 305–1661. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alissa Huntoon, Designated Federal Employee (DFE), Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531; Phone: (202) 305–1661 [Note: This is not a toll-free number]; E-mail: Alissa.Huntoon@usdoj.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is open to the public. Due to security measures, however, members of the public who wish to attend this meeting must register with Ms. Alissa Huntoon at the above address at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. Registrations will be accepted on a space available basis. Access to the meeting will not be allowed without registration. All attendees will be required to sign in at the security desk. Please bring photo identification and allow extra time prior to the meeting. Interested persons whose registrations have been accepted may be permitted to participate in the discussions at the discretion of the meeting chairman and with approval of the DFE. Anyone requiring special accommodations should notify Ms. Huntoon at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. Purpose The NMVTIS Federal Advisory Committee will provide input and recommendations to the Office of Justice Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31815 Programs (OJP) regarding the operations and administration of NMVTIS. The primary duties of the NMVTIS Federal Advisory Committee will be to advise the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Director on NMVTIS-related issues, including but not limited to: Implementation of a system that is selfsustainable with user fees; options for alternative revenue-generating opportunities; determining ways to enhance the technological capabilities of the system to increase its flexibility; and options for reducing the economic burden on current and future reporting entities and users of the system. Alissa Huntoon, Bureau of Justice Assistance. Office of Justice Programs. [FR Doc. 2010–13456 Filed 6–3–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Pistoia Alliance, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on April 22, 2010, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Pistoia Alliance, Inc. has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Genome Quest, Westborough, MA; SciencePoint Solutions, Redmond, WA; IO– Informatics, Berkeley, CA; Ariadne Genomics, Rockville, MD; and Cognizant Technology Solutions, London, UNITED KINGDOM, have been added as parties to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and Pistoia Alliance, Inc. intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On May 28, 2009, Pistoia Alliance, Inc. filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on July 15, 2009 (74 FR 34364). E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R4-ES-2010-N109; 40120-1112-0000-F5]


Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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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

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endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act 
(ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal permit 
is issued that allows such activities. The ESA requires that we invite 
public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: We must receive written data or comments on the applications at 
the address given below, by July 6, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with the 
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 the following 
office within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice: Fish 
and Wildlife Service, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, 
Georgia 30345 (Attn: Cameron Shaw, Permit Coordinator).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cameron Shaw, telephone 904/731-3191; 
facsimile 904/731-3045.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the 
following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered and threatened species pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of 
the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et 
seq.). This notice is provided under section 10(c) of the Act. If you 
wish to comment, you may submit comments by any one of the following 
methods. You may mail comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service's 
Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or via electronic mail (e-mail) 
to: permitsR4ES@fws.gov. Please include your name and return address in 
your e-mail message. If you do not receive a confirmation from the Fish 
and Wildlife Service that we have received your e-mail message, contact 
us directly at the telephone number listed above (see FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section). Finally, you may hand deliver comments to 
the Fish and Wildlife Service office listed above (see ADDRESSES 
section).
    Before including your address, telephone number, e-mail address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comments, 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 comments to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so. There may also be other circumstances in which we would 
withhold from the administrative record a respondent's identity, as 
allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and address, you 
must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. We will 
not, however, consider anonymous comments. We will make all submissions 
from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying 
themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or 
businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety.

Applicant: William Waddell, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Tacoma, 
Washington, TE834070

    The applicant requests renewed authorization to receive, retain, 
transfer, and harass the red wolf (Canis rufus) as required to conduct 
captive breeding and recovery programs for the species.

Applicant: Appalachian Technical Services, Wise, Kentucky, TE009638

    The applicant requests authorization to capture, handle, radio-tag, 
and release Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis 
grisescens), and Virginia big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii 
virginianus), for presence/absence surveys and scientific research.

Applicant: Benjamin Laester, Whittier, North Carolina, TE121142

    The applicant requests renewed authorization to capture and handle 
the Indiana bat throughout its range in western North Carolina.

Applicant: Neil Turner, Turner Technology, Inc., Prestonsburg, 
Kentucky, TE210424

    The applicant requests authorization to capture, handle, release, 
and use acoustical monitoring procedures to determine the presence of 
the Indiana bat in Kentucky.

Applicant: Susan Loeb, U.S. Forest Service, Clemson, South Carolina, 
TE119937

    The applicant requests renewed authorization to capture, handle, 
release, and radio-tag Indiana bat in the following locations: Cherokee 
National Forest and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee; 
Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests and Gold Mountain Gamelands, 
North Carolina.

Applicant: Roy S. DeLotelle, DeLotelle and Guthrie, Inc., Gainesville, 
Florida, TE825431

    The applicant requests renewed authorization to capture, band, 
translocate, and monitor red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) 
throughout the range of the species in Florida, Georgia, South 
Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, 
Texas, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Louisiana.

Applicant: North Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex, 
Farmerville, Louisiana, TE9297A

    The applicant requests authorization to trap, band, relocate and 
create artificial nesting cavities for red-cockaded woodpeckers 
throughout Louisiana and Arkansas.

Applicant: Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana, TE077865

    The permittee requests renewed authorization to harass and release 
to the wild Mississippi sandhill crane (Grus canadensis pulla) and 
whooping crane (Grus americana).

Applicant: Barbara Allen, Gulf Shores, Alabama, TE125557

    The applicant requests renewed authorization to take, for 
scientific purposes and to enhance recovery efforts, Alabama beach 
mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates), and three species of sea 
turtles: Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), green (Chelonia mydas), 
and loggerhead (Caretta caretta).

Applicant: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National 
Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Miami, 
Florida TE676379

    The applicant requests renewed authorization to take (harass, 
capture, tag, track, salvage, collect biological samples, and 
euthanize) Kemp's ridley, hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbracata), 
leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), green, loggerhead, and olive ridley 
(Lepidochelys olivacea) sea turtles for scientific purposes, 
enhancement of propagation or survival, recovery activities, and 
veterinary treatment in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, 
Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Puerto Rico, 
U.S. Virgin Islands, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Northwestern Atlantic 
Ocean.

Applicant: Carol Johnston, Auburn, Alabama, TE178666

    The applicant requests authorization to survey Coldwater Spring, 
Calhoun County, Alabama, to determine presence, habitat use, and diet 
of banded sculpin (Cottus carolinae) and pygmy sculpin (Cottus paulus) 
via snorkeling and stomach content analysis.

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Applicant: Register-Nelson, Inc., Stockbridge, Georgia, TE114088

    The applicant requests renewed authorization to capture, identify, 
and release blue shiner (Cyprinella caerulea), Etowah darter 
(Etheostoma etowahae), Cherokee darter (Etheostoma scotti), amber 
darter (Percina antesella), goldline darter (Percina aurolineata), 
snail darter (Percina tanasi), and Conasauga logperch (Percina 
jenkinsi) in Georgia. The applicant requests to amend the permit to 
include the capture, identification, and release of eastern indigo 
snake (Drymarchon corais couperi), reticulated flatwoods salamander 
(Ambystoma bishopi), and frosted flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma 
cingulatum) in Georgia.

Applicant: Jess Jones, Blacksburg Virginia, TE108813

    The applicant requests authorization to conduct restoration 
activities and translocate the oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis) 
from the Clinch River in Tennessee upstream into Virginia.

Applicant: Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Kentucky, TE12106

    The applicant requests authorization to survey for the following 
freshwater mussels: ringpink (Obovaria retusa), fanshell (Cyprogenia 
stegaria), pocketbook (Lampsilis ovata), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), 
rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum), snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra), and 
rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica).

Applicant: Ecological Resource Consultants, Inc., Panama City Beach, 
Florida, TE08988A

    The applicant requests authorization to capture and release the 
following freshwater mussels while conducting presence/absence surveys 
in the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, Flint, Chipola, Econfina, and 
Ochlockonee River Watersheds in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida: oval 
pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme), Gulf moccasinshell (Medionidus 
penicillatus), Chipola slabshell (Elliptio chipolaensis), purple 
bankclimber (Elliptoideus solatianus), shiny-rayed pocketbook (Hamiota 
[=Lampsilis] subangulata), fat threeridge (Amblema neislerii), and the 
Ochlockonee moccasinshell (Medionidus simpsonianus).

Applicant: Mark Hughes, Biological Integrity, LLC., Bainbridge, 
Georgia, TE12315A

    The applicant requests authorization to capture and release the 
following freshwater mussels while conducting presence/absence surveys 
in the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, Flint, Chipola, Econfina, and 
Ochlockonee River Watersheds in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida: oval 
pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme), Gulf moccasinshell (Medionidus 
penicillatus), Chipola slabshell (Elliptio chipolaensis), purple 
bankclimber (Elliptoideus solatianus), shiny-rayed pocketbook (Hamiota 
[=Lampsilis] subangulata), fat threeridge (Amblema neislerii), the 
Ochlockonee moccasinshell (Medionidus simpsonianus), and the Alabama 
moccasinshell (Medionidus acutissimus).

Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Georgia Cooperative Fish and 
Wildlife Research Unit, Athens, Georgia, TE10239A

    The applicant requests authorization to capture freshwater mussels 
from the lower Flint River basin, Georgia, and temporarily hold them to 
collect hemolymph and tissue samples, evaluate fish hosts and develop 
propagation techniques for the oval pigtoe, Gulf moccasinshell, purple 
bankclimber, shiny-rayed pocketbook, and fat threeridge.

Applicant: Monte McGregor, Center for Mollusk Conservation, Kentucky 
Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Frankfort, Kentucky, 
TE178815

    The applicant requests authorization to capture, propagate, and 
release multiple species of freshwater mussels (Family Unionidae) 
throughout their respective ranges (as collected opportunistically and 
based upon recovery needs).

Applicant: Dr. Kevin J. Roe, Iowa State University, TE040423

    The applicant requests renewed authorization to collect tissue 
samples from Kentucky cave shrimp (Palaemonias ganteri) within Mammoth 
Cave National Park, Kentucky, for genetic evaluation.

Applicant: Stanley Rudzinski, Law Engineering and Environmental 
Services, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, TE021030

    The applicant requests authorization to capture and release 
Nashville crayfish, (Orconectes shoupi) during presence/absence surveys 
in the Mill Creek drainage, Davidson and Williamson counties, 
Tennessee.

Applicant: Norman Wagoner, Ouachita National Forest, Hot Springs, 
Arkansas, TE125605

    The applicant requests renewed authorization to capture and release 
the American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) while conducting 
inventory and monitoring surveys within the boundaries of Ouachita 
National Forest and Ozark-St. Francis National Forest, Arkansas and 
Oklahoma.

Applicant: Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Kansas City, 
Missouri, TE125620

    The applicant requests renewed authorization to take the American 
burying beetle while conducting presence/absence surveys in Crawford, 
Sebastian, Franklin, Logan, and Scott counties, Arkansas.

Applicant: Archbold Expeditions, Venus, Florida, TE088035

    The applicant requests renewed authorization to take or harass the 
following species during prescribed burn activities in Highlands 
County, Florida: Scrub mint (Dicerandra frutescens), snakeroot 
(Eryngium cuneifolium), Highland's scrub hypernicum (Hypericum 
cumulicola), scrub blazing star (Liatria ohlingerae), Britton's 
beargrass (Nolina brittoniana), wireweed (Polygonella basiramia), 
sandlace (Polygonella myriophylla), scrub plum (Prunus geniculata), 
Carter's mustard (Warea carteri) and Florida panther (Puma concolor 
coryi).

Applicant: Fort Jackson Military Reservation, Fort Jackson, South 
Carolina, TE183402

    The applicant requests authorization to collect and sow seeds of 
smooth coneflower, (Echinacea laevigata) on Fort Jackson Military 
Reservation.

Applicant: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami, Florida, TE114069

    The applicant requests renewed authorization to conduct presence/
absence and mapping surveys, collect seeds and/or cuttings, and test 
the impact of canopy reduction on growth and reproduction of the 
endangered Key tree cactus (Pilosocereus robinii) in Monroe County, 
Florida.

Applicant: Florida Gas Transmission Company, LLC, Houston, Texas, 
TE139464

    The applicant requests authorization to: Capture and release 
eastern indigo snake, frosted flatwood salamander, reticulated 
flatwoods salamander, gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus), bluetail 
mole skink (Eumeces egregius lividus), and sand skink (Neoseps 
reynoldsi) and collect plants or plant parts of Highlands scrub 
Hypericum, Britton's beargrass, papery whitlow-wort (Paronychia 
chartacea), wireweed,

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and Carter's mustard. Activities may occur within the following 
counties: Alabama--Mobile, Baldwin, and Escambia; and Florida--
Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Washington, Jackson, Bay, 
Calhoun, Gadsden, Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Lafayette, Madison, 
Suwannee, Gilchrist, Levy, Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Hillsborough, 
Manatee, De Soto, Highlands, Okeechobee, Martin, and Miami-Dade 
counties.

    Dated: May 14, 2010.
Jacquelyn B. Parrish,
Acting Regional Director.
[FR Doc. 2010-13404 Filed 6-3-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-55-P