Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits, 44353-44354 [2011-18656]

Download as PDF 44353 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 142 / Monday, July 25, 2011 / Notices hearing would be appropriate. The holding of such a hearing is at the discretion of the Service Director. III. Permit Applications A. Endangered Species Applicant: Richard Lawler, James Madison University, Weyers Cave, VA; PRT–43065A. The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from white sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi), collected in the wild in Madagascar, for the purpose of scientific research. Multiple Applicants The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Ronald Hughes, Nunica, MI; PRT–37679A. Applicant: Kendall Kilbourne, East Bernstadt, KY; PRT–46824A. Applicant: James Block; Maple Grove, MN; PRT–47120A. Applicant: James Masten, Houston, TX; PRT–46434A. Applicant: James Brookshire, Friendswood, TX; PRT–47147A. Applicant: Connor Garrison, Plano, TX; PRT–47145A. B. Endangered Marine Mammals and Marine Mammals Applicant: University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL; PRT–42872A. The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples taken from West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus) which are being captive held or are captive born in Dolphin Discovery, Quintana Roo, Mexico, for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Concurrent with publishing this notice in the Federal Register, we are forwarding copies of the above applications to the Marine Mammal Commission and the Committee of Scientific Advisors for their review. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2011–18655 Filed 7–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–IA–2011–N153; 96300–1671– 0000–P5] Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits. SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358–2280; or e-mail DMAFR@fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (e-mail). On the dates below, as authorized by the provisions of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), as amended, and/or the MMPA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), we issued requested permits subject to certain conditions set forth therein. For each permit for an endangered species, we found that (1) The application was filed in good faith, (2) The granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species, and (3) The granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ENDANGERED SPECIES Permit No. 28080A 38879A 44242A 43070A ........ ........ ........ ........ Receipt of application Federal Register notice Applicant St. John Fisher College ................................................ Scott Ackleson .............................................................. Larry Hildreth ................................................................. Keith Jefferson .............................................................. Marine Mammals The permit listed below was issued prior to the close of the Federal Register 76 76 76 76 Permit issuance date FR FR FR FR June 16, 2011. June 17, 2011. July 05, 2011. July 12, 2011. 12990; 27660; 32223; 32223; March 9, 2011 ........................................ May 12, 2011 ......................................... June 3, 2011 .......................................... June 3, 2011 .......................................... comment period as per the Marine Mammal Protection Act, Section 104(c)(3)(A), due to loss of unique research opportunity. The permit will be valid for 1 year, and we will consider any comments submitted prior to the close of the comment period on July 25, 2011. Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice Permit issuance date 039386 ......... jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit No. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Marine Mammals Management. 76 FR 36934; June 23, 2011 ........................................ July 15, 2011. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:15 Jul 22, 2011 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1 44354 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 142 / Monday, July 25, 2011 / Notices Availability of Documents 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, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents to: Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2011–18656 Filed 7–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [USGS–GX11EE000101000] Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for National Spatial Data Infrastructure, Cooperative Agreements Program (NSDI CAP) AGENCY: United States Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of an extension of a currently approved information collection (1028–0084). jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we (the U.S. Geological Survey) are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB an extension of a currently approved information collection (IC) for the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, Cooperative Agreements Program (NSDI CAP). This notice provides the public and other Federal agencies an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this information collection (IC). The existing IC is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2012. To submit a proposal for the NSDI CAP three standard OMB forms and project narrative must be completed and submitted via Grants.gov. DATES: To ensure that your comments on this IC are considered, please submit them on or before September 23, 2011. ADDRESSES: Please also submit a copy of your written comments to USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703–648–7197 (phone); 703–648–6853 (fax); or cbartlett@usgs.gov (e-mail). Please reference Information Collection 1028– 0084 NSDI CAP in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:15 Jul 22, 2011 Jkt 223001 this IC, please contact USGS, Brigitta Urban-Mathieux U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 590, Reston, Virginia 20192 (mail); by telephone (703) 648–5175; or burbanma@usgs.gov (e-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract Respondents are submitting proposals to acquire funding for projects to help build the infrastructure necessary for the geospatial data community to effectively discover, access, share, manage, and use digital geographic data. The NSDI consists of the technologies, policies, organizations, and people necessary to promote cost-effective production, and the ready availability and greater utilization of geospatial data among a variety of sectors, disciplines, and communities. Specific NSDI areas of emphasis include: metadata documentation, clearinghouse establishment, framework development, standards implementation, and building organizational collaboration and cooperation among organizations to leverage of geospatial resources. We will protect information considered proprietary under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and its implementing regulations (43 CFR Part 2), and under regulations at 30 CFR 250.197, ‘‘Data and information to be made available to the public or for limited inspection.’’ Responses are voluntary. No questions of a ‘‘sensitive’’ nature are asked. We intend to release the project abstracts and primary investigators for awarded/ funded projects only. II. Data Frm 00056 We invite comments concerning this IC on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that any comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of public record. 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 publically available at anytime. While you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that will be done. Dated: July 19, 2011. Ivan DeLoatch, Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee, Core Science Systems. [FR Doc. 2011–18609 Filed 7–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCON06000–L16100000–DP0000] OMB Control Number: 1028–0084. Title: National Spatial Data Infrastructure Cooperative Agreements Program (NSDI CAP). Type of Request: Notice of an extension of a currently approved information collection. Affected Public: Private Sector; State, Local, and Tribal governments; Academia, and Non-profit organizations. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary (necessary to receive benefits). Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 60. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 60. Estimated Time per Response: 25 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,500 hours. PO 00000 III. Request for Comments Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Resource Advisory Council Meetings for the Dominguez-Escalante Advisory Council AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) DominguezEscalante Advisory Council (Council) will meet as indicated below. DATES: Meetings will be held: September 7 and 21, 2011; October 5, 2011; November 2, 2011; December 7, 2011; January 4, 2012; February 1, 2012; and March 7, 2012. All meetings will begin at 3 p.m. and will adjourn at 6 p.m. E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 142 (Monday, July 25, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44353-44354]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18656]



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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR



Fish and Wildlife Service



[FWS-R9-IA-2011-N153; 96300-1671-0000-P5]




Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits



AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.



ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits.



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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued 

the following permits to conduct certain activities with both. We issue 

these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal 

Protection Act (MMPA).



ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish 

and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 

22203; fax (703) 358-2280; or e-mail DMAFR@fws.gov.



FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358-2104 

(telephone); (703) 358-2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (e-mail).



SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On the dates below, as authorized by the 

provisions of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), as amended, and/or the 

MMPA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), we issued requested permits 

subject to certain conditions set forth therein. For each permit for an 

endangered species, we found that (1) The application was filed in good 

faith, (2) The granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of 

the endangered species, and (3) The granted permit would be consistent 

with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA.



                           Endangered Species

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                                        Receipt of

                                       application      Permit issuance

    Permit No.         Applicant         Federal             date

                                     Register notice

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28080A...........  St. John Fisher   76 FR 12990;     June 16, 2011.

                    College.          March 9, 2011.

38879A...........  Scott Ackleson..  76 FR 27660;     June 17, 2011.

                                      May 12, 2011.

44242A...........  Larry Hildreth..  76 FR 32223;     July 05, 2011.

                                      June 3, 2011.

43070A...........  Keith Jefferson.  76 FR 32223;     July 12, 2011.

                                      June 3, 2011.

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Marine Mammals



    The permit listed below was issued prior to the close of the 

Federal Register comment period as per the Marine Mammal Protection 

Act, Section 104(c)(3)(A), due to loss of unique research opportunity. 

The permit will be valid for 1 year, and we will consider any comments 

submitted prior to the close of the comment period on July 25, 2011.



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                                        Receipt of

                                       application      Permit issuance

    Permit No.         Applicant         Federal             date

                                     Register notice

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039386...........  U.S. Fish and     76 FR 36934;     July 15, 2011.

                    Wildlife          June 23, 2011.

                    Service, Marine

                    Mammals

                    Management.

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Availability of Documents



    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, by any party who submits a written 

request for a copy of such documents to:



Brenda Tapia,

Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 

Management Authority.

[FR Doc. 2011-18656 Filed 7-22-11; 8:45 am]

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