Marine Mammals; File No. 15206, 69633 [2010-28697]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 219 / Monday, November 15, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE RIN 0648–XV57 Marine Mammals; File No. 15206 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Sea World, LLC, 9205 South Park Center Loop, Suite 400, Orlando, FL 32819 [Brad Andrews, Responsible Party] has been issued a permit to import one beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) for public display. 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 Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 824–5312; fax (727) 824–5309. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Laura Morse, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 31, 2010, notice was published in the Federal Register (73 FR 29111) that a request for a public display permit to import one male adult beluga whale from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Center, British Columbia, Canada to Sea World of Texas, had been submitted by the above-named organization. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Dated: November 5, 2010. Tammy C. Adams, Acting Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–28697 Filed 11–12–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:04 Nov 12, 2010 Jkt 223001 number of small entities. Section 602 requires that NMFS issue an Agenda of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Regulations identifying rules the Administration Agency is developing that are likely to have a significant economic impact on RIN 0648–XA012 a substantial number of small entities. Section 610 of the RFA requires Plan for Periodic Review of Federal agencies to review existing Regulations regulations. It requires that NMFS AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries publish a plan in the Federal Register Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and explaining how it will review those of Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), its existing regulations which have or Commerce. will have a significant economic impact ACTION: Notice; request for comments. on a substantial number of small entities. Regulations in effect on January SUMMARY: The Regulatory Flexibility Act 1, 1981 were to be reviewed within ten (RFA) requires that the National Marine years of that date. Regulations that Fisheries Service (NMFS) periodically become effective after January 1, 1981 review existing regulations that have a must be reviewed within ten years of significant economic impact on a the publication date of the final rule. substantial number of small entities, Section 610(c) requires that NMFS such as small businesses, small publish annually in the Federal Register organizations, and small governmental a list of rules it will review during the jurisdictions. This plan describes how succeeding 12 months. The list must NMFS will perform this review and describe the rule, explain the need for describes the regulations that are being it, give the legal basis for it, and invite proposed for review during the current public comment. review-cycle. Criteria for Review of Existing DATES: Written comments must be Regulations received by NMFS by December 15, 2010. The purpose of the review is to determine whether existing rules should ADDRESSES: You may submit comments be left unchanged, or whether they on the plan for periodic review of should be revised or rescinded in order regulations identified by 0648–XA012 to minimize significant economic by any of the following methods: impacts on a substantial number of • Electronic submissions: E-mail small entities, consistent with the Susan Carrillo or Michelle McGregor at objectives of other applicable statutes. 610review@noaa.gov. • Mail: Susan Carrillo, National In deciding whether change is Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, Office necessary, the RFA establishes several of Sustainable Fisheries, 1315 East-West factors that NMFS will consider: Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (1) Whether the rule is still needed; (mark outside of envelope ‘‘Comments (2) What type of complaints or on 610 review’’). comments were received concerning the rule from the public; FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (3) The complexity of the rule; Susan Carrillo, (301) 713–2341 for questions on rules under (4) How much the rule overlaps, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section duplicates or conflicts with other listed in items 1 through 22 or items 26 Federal rules, and, to the extent feasible, through 36, and contact Michelle with State and local governmental rules; McGregor, (301) 713–2319 for questions and on rules under SUPPLEMENTARY (5) How long it has been since the rule INFORMATION section listed in items 14 has been evaluated or how much the and 22 through 25. technology, economic conditions, or other factors have changed in the area SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: affected by the rule. Background Plan for Periodic Review of Rules The RFA, 5 U.S.C. 601, requires that NMFS will conduct reviews in such a Federal agencies take into account how way as to ensure that all rules for which their regulations affect ‘‘small entities,’’ a Final Regulatory Flexibility Analysis including small businesses, small was prepared are reviewed within ten Governmental jurisdictions and small organizations. For regulations proposed years of the year in which they were originally issued. This year, NMFS will after January 1, 1981, the agency must review all such rules issued during 2001 either prepare a Regulatory Flexibility Analysis or certify that the regulation, if and 2002. The 2001–02 rules that NMFS will promulgated, will not have a significant review by December 31, 2010 under the economic impact on a substantial DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 69633 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XV57


Marine Mammals; File No. 15206

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Sea World, LLC, 9205 South Park 
Center Loop, Suite 400, Orlando, FL 32819 [Brad Andrews, Responsible 
Party] has been issued a permit to import one beluga whale 
(Delphinapterus leucas) for public display.

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 Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 
824-5312; fax (727) 824-5309.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Laura Morse, 
(301)713-2289.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 31, 2010, notice was published in 
the Federal Register (73 FR 29111) that a request for a public display 
permit to import one male adult beluga whale from the Vancouver 
Aquarium Marine Science Center, British Columbia, Canada to Sea World 
of Texas, had been submitted by the above-named organization. The 
requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Marine 
Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the 
regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 
CFR part 216).
    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the 
activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to 
prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.

    Dated: November 5, 2010.
Tammy C. Adams,
Acting Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-28697 Filed 11-12-10; 8:45 am]
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