Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications, 35235-35236 [2011-14927]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 116 / Thursday, June 16, 2011 / Notices Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Reform Act of 1989, this document notifies the public of funding awards for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Transformation Initiative: Natural Experiments Grant Program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), which was posted to Grants.gov on January 20, 2011. This announcement contains the names and addresses of the award winners and the amount of the awards to be issued. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Morse, Office Policy Development and Research, Division of Program Monitoring and Research, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Room 8130, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington DC 20410, telephone number 202–402–5738. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number by call the toll free Federal Relay Services at 1–800–877–8339. The purpose of the FY 2010 Transformation Initiative: Natural Experiments Grant Program NOFA is to provide funding to support scientific research that makes use of natural experiments to evaluate the impacts of local, state, and federal policies. The FY 2010 NOFA made available approximately $600,000 under the Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2010 (Pub. L. 111–117, approved December 16, 2009). The maximum grant performance period under the NOFA is 24 months; applicants could request $100,000 to $250,000 per award, depending of the scope of the proposed research. Awards under this NOFA will be made in the form of a Cooperative Agreement. A Cooperative Agreement means that HUD will have substantial involvement during the performance of the research project. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number for this program is 14.524. On January 20, 2011, HUD posted the FY 2010 Transformation Initiative: Natural Experiments Grant Program NOFA to Grants.gov. The Department reviewed, evaluated and scored the applications received based on the criteria in the NOFA. In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (103) Stat. 1987, U.S.C. 3545), the Department is publishing the names, addresses, and amounts of the awards made under this competition in Appendix A to this notice. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 Jun 15, 2011 Jkt 223001 35235 Dated: June 9, 2011. Raphael W. Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. Room 6034, Albuquerque, NM. Please refer to the respective permit number for each application when submitting comments. Appendix A FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: List of Awardees for Grant Assistance Under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Transformation Initiative Research Program Funding Competition: Natural Experiment, by Institution, Address, Grant Amount and Name of Contact 1. Case Western Reserve University, Mr. Derek M. Humphrey, Assistant Director, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106–7015. Grant: $250,000.00. 2. City of New York Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Ms. Elyzabeth Gaumer, Director, Housing Policy Research and Program Evaluation, 100 Gold Street, New York, New York 10038–1605. Grant: $250,000.00. 3. New York City Department of Homeless Services, Ms. Joanna Weissman, Executive Director of Planning and Research, 33 Beaver Street, 20th floor, New York, New York, 10004–2737. Grant: $100,000.00. Susan Jacobsen, Chief, Endangered Species Division, P.O. Box 1306, Albuquerque, NM 87103; (505) 248– 6920. [FR Doc. 2011–14913 Filed 6–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R2–ES–2011–N115; 20124–1113– 0000–F5] Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of receipt of applications; request for public comment. ACTION: The following applicants have applied for scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The Act requires that we invite public comment on these permit applications. DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or before July 18, 2011. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted to the Chief, Endangered Species Division, Ecological Services, P.O. Box 1306, Room 6034, Albuquerque, NM 87103. Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act. Documents will be available for public inspection, by appointment only, during normal business hours at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 500 Gold Ave., SW., SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Availability of Comments 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 TE–046517 Applicant: United States Geological Survey, New Mexico Cooperative Unit, Las Cruces, New Mexico. Applicant requests a new permit to hold and rear captive Rio Grande silvery minnows (Hybognathus amarus) and bonytail chub (Gila elegans) at the rearing facility at New Mexico State Universtiy. Permit TE–42737A Applicant: Sevenecoten, LLC, Dripping Springs, Texas. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for golden-cheeked warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia) and black-capped vireo (Vireo atricapilla) within Texas. Permit TE–150490 Applicant: Sea Life Arizona, Tempe, Arizona. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to hold and display for educational purposes the following native fish: woundfin (Plagopterus argentissimus), bonytail (Gila elegans), Colorado pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus lucius), desert pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius), Gila chub (Gila intermedia), Gila topminnow (Poeciliopsis occidentalis occidentalis), humpback chub (Gila cypha), razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus), Yaqui chub (Gila purpea), Yaqui sucker (Catostomus bernardini), and Yaqui topminnow (Poeciliopsis occidentalis sonoriensis) within the Aquarium. E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1 35236 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 116 / Thursday, June 16, 2011 / Notices Permit TE–42823A Applicant: Wiebke Boeing, Las Cruces, New Mexico. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for Pecos gambusia (Gambusia nobilis), Roswell springsnail (Pyrgulopsis roswellensis), Koster’s springsnail (Juturnia kosteri), and Noel’s amphipod (Gammarus desperatus) in sinkholes of the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Roswell, New Mexico. Permit TE–051819 Applicant: Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth, Texas. Applicant requests a renewal to a current permit for research and recovery purposes to hold, conduct husbandry activities, and captively breed the following species: Barton Springs salamander (Eurycea sosorum), Houston toad (Bufo houstonensis), and blackfooted ferret (Mustela nigripes) within the Fort Worth Zoo. Permit TE–43719A Applicant: Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, Arizona. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys, collect samples, and conduct genetic analysis of Huachuca water umbel (Lilaeopsis schaffneriana var. recurva) and Arizona hedgehog cactu (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. arizonicus) within Arizona and at the botanical garden. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit TE–43746A Applicant: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) within Arizona. Permit TE–800923 Applicant: University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys, collect genetic samples, and captively hold the following species: Colorado pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus lucius), desert pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius), Gila topminnow (Poecciliopsis occidentalis), and Gila chub (Gila intermedia) within Arizona. Permit TE–43777A Applicant: Sea Life US, LLC, Grapevine, Texas. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 Jun 15, 2011 Jkt 223001 Applicant requests a new permit for husbandry and holding of green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) and Kemps ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys kempii) at the Sea Life Aquarium in Texas. Permit TE–172278 Applicant: John C. Abbott, Austin, Texas. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) within the Camp Maxey National Guard facility in Texas. Permit TE–44306A Applicant: United States Geological Survey, Bozeman, Montana. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct a study on the effects of electricity on growth and reproduction of razorback suckers (Xyrauchen texanus) at the Uvalde National Fish Hatchery in Texas. Permit TE–026711 Applicant: Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff, Arizona. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for the following species: southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), Yuma clapper rail (Rallus longirostris yumanensis), Gila topminnow (Poeciliopsis occidentalis occidentalis), razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus), black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes), Arizona cliffrose (Purshia subintegra), and Gila chub (Gila intermedia) within Arizona. Permit TE–118414 Applicant: Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) within Oklahoma. Permit TE–829995 Applicant: Dallas Zoo and Aquarium, Dallas, Texas. Applicant requests an amendment to hold, conduct husbandry activities, and captively breed Houston toads (Bufo houstonensis) within the zoo. Permit TE–207369 Applicant: U.S. Army Garrison—Fort Huachuca, Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Applicant requests an amendment to a current permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/ absence surveys, collect samples, and PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 conduct genetic analysis of Huachuca water umbel (Lilaeopsis schaffneriana var. recurva) and to conduct presence/ absence surveys of southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) within Arizona. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq. Dated: June 8, 2011. Joy E. Nicholopoulos, (Acting) Regional Director, Southwest Region, Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2011–14927 Filed 6–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO220000.L10200000.PH0000.00000000] Renewal of Approved Information Collection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: 30-day Notice and Request for Comments. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a 3-year renewal of OMB Control Number 1004–0041 under the Paperwork Reduction Act. This control number covers paperwork requirements approval to continue the collection of information from applicants for grazing permits and leases, and from holders of grazing permits and leases. DATES: The OMB is required to respond to this information collection request within 60 days but may respond after 30 days. Therefore, written comments should be received on or before July 18, 2011. ADDRESSES: Please submit comments directly to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior (OMB #1004– 0041), Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, fax 202–395–5806, or by electronic mail at oira_docket@omb.eop.gov. Please provide a copy of your comments to the BLM. You may do so via mail, fax, or electronic mail. Mail: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street, NW., Room 2134LM, Attention: Jean Sonneman, Washington, DC 20240. Fax: Jean Sonneman at fax number 202–912–7181. Electronic mail: jean_sonneman@blm.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly Hackett, Division of E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 116 (Thursday, June 16, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R2-ES-2011-N115; 20124-1113-0000-F5]


Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

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

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SUMMARY: The following applicants have applied for scientific research 
permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species under the 
Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The Act requires that 
we invite public comment on these permit applications.

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or 
before July 18, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted to the Chief, 
Endangered Species Division, Ecological Services, P.O. Box 1306, Room 
6034, Albuquerque, NM 87103. Documents and other information submitted 
with these applications are available for review, subject to the 
requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act. 
Documents will be available for public inspection, by appointment only, 
during normal business hours at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 500 
Gold Ave., SW., Room 6034, Albuquerque, NM. Please refer to the 
respective permit number for each application when submitting comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Jacobsen, Chief, Endangered 
Species Division, P.O. Box 1306, Albuquerque, NM 87103; (505) 248-6920.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Public Availability of Comments

    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 TE-046517

Applicant: United States Geological Survey, New Mexico Cooperative 
Unit, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

    Applicant requests a new permit to hold and rear captive Rio Grande 
silvery minnows (Hybognathus amarus) and bonytail chub (Gila elegans) 
at the rearing facility at New Mexico State Universtiy.

Permit TE-42737A

Applicant: Sevenecoten, LLC, Dripping Springs, Texas.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for golden-cheeked warbler 
(Dendroica chrysoparia) and black-capped vireo (Vireo atricapilla) 
within Texas.

Permit TE-150490

Applicant: Sea Life Arizona, Tempe, Arizona.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to hold and display for educational purposes the following native fish: 
woundfin (Plagopterus argentissimus), bonytail (Gila elegans), Colorado 
pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus lucius), desert pupfish (Cyprinodon 
macularius), Gila chub (Gila intermedia), Gila topminnow (Poeciliopsis 
occidentalis occidentalis), humpback chub (Gila cypha), razorback 
sucker (Xyrauchen texanus), Yaqui chub (Gila purpea), Yaqui sucker 
(Catostomus bernardini), and Yaqui topminnow (Poeciliopsis occidentalis 
sonoriensis) within the Aquarium.

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Permit TE-42823A

    Applicant: Wiebke Boeing, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for Pecos gambusia (Gambusia 
nobilis), Roswell springsnail (Pyrgulopsis roswellensis), Koster's 
springsnail (Juturnia kosteri), and Noel's amphipod (Gammarus 
desperatus) in sinkholes of the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, 
Roswell, New Mexico.

Permit TE-051819

Applicant: Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth, Texas.

    Applicant requests a renewal to a current permit for research and 
recovery purposes to hold, conduct husbandry activities, and captively 
breed the following species: Barton Springs salamander (Eurycea 
sosorum), Houston toad (Bufo houstonensis), and black-footed ferret 
(Mustela nigripes) within the Fort Worth Zoo.

Permit TE-43719A

Applicant: Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, Arizona.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys, collect samples, and conduct 
genetic analysis of Huachuca water umbel (Lilaeopsis schaffneriana var. 
recurva) and Arizona hedgehog cactu (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. 
arizonicus) within Arizona and at the botanical garden.

Permit TE-43746A

Applicant: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for southwestern willow flycatcher 
(Empidonax traillii extimus) within Arizona.

Permit TE-800923

Applicant: University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys, collect genetic samples, and 
captively hold the following species: Colorado pikeminnow 
(Ptychocheilus lucius), desert pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius), Gila 
topminnow (Poecciliopsis occidentalis), and Gila chub (Gila intermedia) 
within Arizona.

Permit TE-43777A

Applicant: Sea Life US, LLC, Grapevine, Texas.

    Applicant requests a new permit for husbandry and holding of green 
sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) and Kemps ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys 
kempii) at the Sea Life Aquarium in Texas.

Permit TE-172278

    Applicant: John C. Abbott, Austin, Texas.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for American burying beetle 
(Nicrophorus americanus) within the Camp Maxey National Guard facility 
in Texas.

Permit TE-44306A

Applicant: United States Geological Survey, Bozeman, Montana.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct a study on the effects of electricity on growth and 
reproduction of razorback suckers (Xyrauchen texanus) at the Uvalde 
National Fish Hatchery in Texas.

Permit TE-026711

Applicant: Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff, Arizona.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for the following species: 
southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), Yuma 
clapper rail (Rallus longirostris yumanensis), Gila topminnow 
(Poeciliopsis occidentalis occidentalis), razorback sucker (Xyrauchen 
texanus), black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes), Arizona cliffrose 
(Purshia subintegra), and Gila chub (Gila intermedia) within Arizona.

Permit TE-118414

Applicant: Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for American burying beetle 
(Nicrophorus americanus) within Oklahoma.

Permit TE-829995

Applicant: Dallas Zoo and Aquarium, Dallas, Texas.

    Applicant requests an amendment to hold, conduct husbandry 
activities, and captively breed Houston toads (Bufo houstonensis) 
within the zoo.

Permit TE-207369

Applicant: U.S. Army Garrison--Fort Huachuca, Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

    Applicant requests an amendment to a current permit for research 
and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys, collect 
samples, and conduct genetic analysis of Huachuca water umbel 
(Lilaeopsis schaffneriana var. recurva) and to conduct presence/absence 
surveys of southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) 
within Arizona.

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.

    Dated: June 8, 2011.
Joy E. Nicholopoulos,
 (Acting) Regional Director, Southwest Region, Fish and Wildlife 
Service.
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