Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications, 79387-79388 [2010-31907]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 243 / Monday, December 20, 2010 / Notices information collection; OMB No. 1660– 0072; No Form. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission describes the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 19, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. 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Abstract: The FEMA mitigation grant programs—Flood Mitigation Assistance, Severe Repetitive Loss, Repetitive Flood Claim, and Pre-Disaster Mitigation—all utilize an automated grant application and management system known as e-Grants to apply for these grants. These programs provide funding to allow for the reduction or elimination of the risks to life and property from hazards. The e-Grants system also provides the mechanism to provide quarterly reports of the financial status of the project and the final closeout report. Affected Public: State, local and Tribal Government. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 Dec 17, 2010 Jkt 223001 Estimated Number of Respondents: 56. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Average Hour Burden per Respondent: Benefit-Cost Determination, 5 hours; Environmental Review, 7.5 hours; Project Narrative— Sub-grant Application, 12 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 43,848 hours. Estimated Cost: There are no operation and maintenance, or capital and start-up costs associated with this collection of information. Dated: December 9, 2010. Lesia M. Banks, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2010–31801 Filed 12–17–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–13–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R8–ES–2010–N278; 80221–1113– 0000–F5] Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment. AGENCY: 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 January 19, 2011. 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. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife Biologist; see ADDRESSES (telephone: 760–431–9440; fax: 760–431–9624). PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 79387 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Permit No. TE–27460A Applicant: Brian A. Zitt, Santa Ana, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, electroshock, capture, handle, and release) the Santa Ana sucker (Catostomus santaanae) and take (survey, capture, handle, and release) the arroyo toad (Bufo californicus) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities throughout the range of each species in California, for the purpose of enhancing their survival. Permit No. TE–088197 Applicant: High Mesa Research, Valdez, New Mexico. The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (September 5, 2006, 71 FR 52336) to take (harass by survey) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in California and Nevada for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Permit No. TE–835549 Applicant: Charles H. Black, San Diego, California. The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (March 6, 2000, 65 FR 11798) to remove/remove to possession California Orcutt grass (Orcuttia californica) and willowy monardella (Monardella linoides subsp. viminea) in conjunction with population monitoring, germination, and growth studies from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, for the purpose of enhancing their survival. Permit No. TE–29658A Applicant: Cindy Dunn, San Diego, California. E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1 79388 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 243 / Monday, December 20, 2010 / Notices 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. listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. Michael Long, Acting Regional Director, Region 8, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2010–31907 Filed 12–17–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Regulations Committee attended by any person outside the Department, these meetings are open to public observation. Dated: December 14, 2010. Jerome Ford, Acting Assistant Director, Migratory Birds, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2010–31873 Filed 12–17–10; 8:45 am] Permit No. TE–776608 BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Applicant: Monk and Associates Incorporated, Walnut Creek, California. The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (October 7, 2002, 67 FR 62492) to take (install and remove egg laying substrates within occupied habitat) the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with research throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing its survival. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Permit No. TE–29522A SUMMARY: Applicant: Kenneth L. Gilliland, Ventura, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, locate and monitor nests, population monitor, collect carcasses and infertile eggs) the California least tern (Sterna antillarum browni) and take (monitor nests, collect carcasses and infertile eggs) the least Bell’s vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities at the Guadalupe Restoration Project, San Luis Obispo County, California, for the purpose of enhancing their survival. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Permit No. TE–082908 Applicant: Melanie S. Rocks, Woodland, California. The applicant requests a permit 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), and take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with survey 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 Dec 17, 2010 Jkt 223001 Fish and Wildlife Service DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [FWS–R9–MB–2010–N281; 91200–1231– 9BPP–L2] National Park Service Service Regulations Committee Meeting Record of Decision AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of meeting. ACTION: The Fish and Wildlife Service (hereinafter Service) will conduct an open meeting on February 2, 2011, to identify and discuss preliminary issues concerning the 2011–12 migratory bird hunting regulations. DATES: The meeting will be held February 2, 2011. ADDRESSES: The Service Regulations Committee will meet at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Denver—International Airport, 7001 Yampa Street, Denver, CO 80249; (303) 574–3000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chief, Division of Migratory Bird Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, ms4107–ARLSQ, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240; (703) 358–1714. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16 U.S.C. 703–712), the Service regulates the hunting of migratory game birds. We update the migratory game bird hunting regulations, located at 50 CFR part 20, annually. Through these regulations, we establish the frameworks, or outside limits, for season lengths, bag limits, and areas for migratory game bird hunting. To help us in this process, we have administratively divided the nation into four Flyways (Atlantic, Mississippi, Central, and Pacific), each of which has a Flyway Council. Representatives from the Service, the Service’s Migratory Bird Regulations Committee, and Flyway Council Consultants will meet on February 2, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. to identify preliminary issues concerning the 2011– 12 migratory bird hunting regulations for discussion and review by the Flyway Councils at their March meetings. In accordance with Department of the Interior (hereinafter Department) policy regarding meetings of the Service PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Park Service, Interior. Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision on the Final Environmental Impact Statement/South Florida and Caribbean Parks Exotic Plant Management Plan. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), and the Council on Environmental Quality regulations (40 CFR part 1500–1508), the Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS) has prepared and approved a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) for the South Florida and Caribbean Parks Exotic Plant Management Plan. The nine parks included in this Plan are: Big Cypress National Preserve, Biscayne National Park, Canaveral National Seashore, Dry Tortugas National Park, Everglades National Park, Buck Island Reef National Monument, Christiansted National Historic Site, Salt River Bay National Historic Park and Ecological Preserve, and Virgin Islands National Park. The ROD documents the decision by the NPS to implement Alternative C (New Framework for Exotic Plant management: Increased Planning, Monitoring, and Mitigation, with an Emphasis on Active Restoration of Native Plants) as the selected action for the South Florida and Caribbean Parks Exotic Plant Management Plan. Alternative C was also identified in the Final EIS as the environmentally preferable alternative. The selected action is necessary to promote restoration of native species and habitat conditions in ecosystems that have been invaded by exotic plants and to protect park resources and values from adverse effects resulting from exotic plant presence and control activities. The intended effects or objectives of this action are to: • Establish priorities for exotic plants to be treated and treatment locations in parks; SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 243 (Monday, December 20, 2010)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2010-N278; 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 January 19, 2011.

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-27460A

    Applicant: Brian A. Zitt, Santa Ana, California.
    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, electroshock, 
capture, handle, and release) the Santa Ana sucker (Catostomus 
santaanae) and take (survey, capture, handle, and release) the arroyo 
toad (Bufo californicus) in conjunction with surveys and population 
monitoring activities throughout the range of each species in 
California, for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-088197

    Applicant: High Mesa Research, Valdez, New Mexico.
    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit 
(September 5, 2006, 71 FR 52336) to take (harass by survey) the 
southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) in 
conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities 
throughout the range of the species in California and Nevada for the 
purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-835549

    Applicant: Charles H. Black, San Diego, California.
    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (March 6, 
2000, 65 FR 11798) to remove/remove to possession California Orcutt 
grass (Orcuttia californica) and willowy monardella (Monardella 
linoides subsp. viminea) in conjunction with population monitoring, 
germination, and growth studies from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, 
California, for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-29658A

    Applicant: Cindy Dunn, San Diego, California.

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    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-776608

    Applicant: Monk and Associates Incorporated, Walnut Creek, 
California.
    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit (October 
7, 2002, 67 FR 62492) to take (install and remove egg laying substrates 
within occupied habitat) the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma 
californiense) in conjunction with research throughout the range of the 
species in California for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-29522A

    Applicant: Kenneth L. Gilliland, Ventura, California.
    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, locate and monitor 
nests, population monitor, collect carcasses and infertile eggs) the 
California least tern (Sterna antillarum browni) and take (monitor 
nests, collect carcasses and infertile eggs) the least Bell's vireo 
(Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction with surveys and population 
monitoring activities at the Guadalupe Restoration Project, San Luis 
Obispo County, California, for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-082908

    Applicant: Melanie S. Rocks, Woodland, California.
    The applicant requests a permit 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), and take (survey by pursuit) the Quino 
checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with 
survey 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.

Michael Long,
Acting Regional Director, Region 8, Sacramento, California.
[FR Doc. 2010-31907 Filed 12-17-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-55-P