Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits, 72968-72969 [2011-30249]

Download as PDF 72968 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 228 / Monday, November 28, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 2983 (Settlement Act). The publication of this notice causes certain waivers and releases of claims to become effective as required by the Settlement Act. DATES: Effective Date: In accordance with section 10(a) of the Settlement Act, the waivers and releases of claims described in section 8(a) of the Settlement Act, as well as those described in article 5 of the Settlement Agreement ratified by the Settlement Act, are effective on November 28, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Address all comments and requests for additional information to Robert Laidlaw, Senior Policy Analyst, United States Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW., Room 3517, Washington, DC 20240. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Settlement Act approves, ratifies, and confirms the Settlement Agreement entered into by the settlement parties, including the United States on behalf of the Tribe, the Tribe, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Eastern Municipal Water District, and Lake Hemet Municipal Water District. The Settlement Act, which Congress enacted on July 31, 2008, determines the Tribe’s water rights; resolves the Tribe’s claims for interference with the water resources of, and damages to, the Tribe’s Reservation; provides for construction of certain water projects to facilitate exercise of the Tribe’s water rights secured by the Settlement Act; and resolves outstanding litigation. Section 10(b) of the Settlement Act and article 3.3 of the Settlement Agreement provide that the Settlement Act and the Settlement Agreement shall be null and void if certain conditions are not fulfilled on or before March 1, 2012. The publication of this notice and the Statement of Findings below confirm that the conditions required by section 10(a) of the Settlement Act and article 3 of the Settlement Agreement have been fulfilled. Accordingly, the waivers and releases executed pursuant to section 8(a) of the Settlement Act and article 5 of the Settlement Agreement are effective as of November 28, 2011. Office of the Secretary Statement of Findings Statement of Findings: Soboba Band ˜ of Luiseno Indians Settlement Act of 2008 In accordance with section 10(a) of the Settlement Act and article 3.1 of the Settlement Agreement, I find as follows: 1. The Settlement Act was enacted on July 31, 2008. 2. To the extent that the Settlement Agreement conflicted with the Act, the Settlement Agreement has been revised to conform to the Act. 3. The Settlement Agreement, revised as necessary, and the waivers and releases described in article 5 of the e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application by Refugee for Waiver of Grounds of Excludability. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–602; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The Application by Refugee for Waiver of Grounds of Excludability, Form I–602, is necessary to establish eligibility for waiver of excludability based on humanitarian, family unity, or public interest. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 2,500 responses at 15 minutes (.25) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 625 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov. If additional information is required contact: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive Secretariat, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2020, telephone (202) 272–8377. Dated: November 22, 2011. Sunday Aigbe, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2011–30516 Filed 11–25–11; 8:45 am] pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 9111–97–P Office of the Secretary, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Secretary of the Interior is publishing this notice as required by section 10(a) of the Soboba Band of ˜ Luiseno Indians Settlement Act of 2008, Public Law 110–297, 122 Stat. 2975, SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:00 Nov 25, 2011 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Settlement Agreement and section 8(a) of the Settlement Act have been executed by the parties and by the Secretary. 4. Warranty deeds for the property to be conveyed to the Tribe described in article 4.6 of the Settlement Agreement have been placed in escrow and, in accordance with the Settlement Agreement, shall be delivered to the Tribe on the first business day following the Effective Date (i.e., publication of this notice). 5. The Tribe and the Secretary have approved the Water Management Plan developed pursuant to article 4.8.A of the Settlement Agreement. 6. A judgment and decree substantially the same as Exhibit H to the Settlement Agreement has been approved by the United States District Court, Eastern Division of the Central District of California, and that judgment and decree has become final and nonappealable. Dated: October 27, 2011. Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. 2011–30440 Filed 11–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–IA–2011–N249; 96300–1671– 0000–P5] Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or 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 Email DMAFR@fws.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). 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, E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1 72969 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 228 / Monday, November 28, 2011 / Notices 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, Permit No. 46259A 52683A 50923A 49805A 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, Applicant .............. .............. .............. .............. and (3) The granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Receipt of application Federal Register notice Jefferey Spivery .......................... Carlos Ramirez ........................... Woolsey Caye ............................. Graham Banes ............................ 76 76 76 76 FR FR FR FR 54480; 60862; 60862; 57757; September September September September 1, 2011 .................................................... 30, 2011 .................................................. 30, 2011 .................................................. 16, 2011 .................................................. Permit issuance date November November November November 2011. 2, 2011. 3, 2011. 3, 2011. 10, Marine Mammals 100361 ............... Mote Marine Laboratory .............. 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. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2011–30249 Filed 11–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Fort Sill Apache Indian Tribe AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. Notice of Reservation Proclamation. ACTION: This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 30.00 acres, more or less, as the Fort Sill Apache Indian Reservation for the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Indians. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ben Burshia, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, Mail Stop-4639–MIB, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240, telephone (202) 208–7737. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs by part 209 of the Departmental Manual. A proclamation was issued according to the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 986; 25 U.S.C. 467), for the land described below. The land was proclaimed to be pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:34 Nov 25, 2011 Jkt 226001 76 FR 18239; April 1, 2011 .............................................................. an addition to and part of the reservation of the Fort Sill Apache Indian Reservation for the exclusive use of Indians entitled by enrollment or by tribal membership to residence at such reservation. New Mexico Principal Meridian Luna County, New Mexico That part of the North half (N1/2) of Section Eleven (11), lying north of the Interstate 10 right-of-way, Township Twenty-four (24) south, Range Six (6) west, N.M.P.M., Luna County, New Mexico, being described as follows: BEGINNING at a spike in the center of an abandoned asphalt roadway at the Northeast corner of said Section 11 and Northeast corner of this tract: Thence S. 0°21′53″ W., along the east line of Section 11, a distance of 500.76 feet to a No. 5 steel rod at the Southeast corner of this tract and on the North boundary of the Interstate 10 right-ofway; Thence adjoining the North boundary of said I–10 right-of-way through the following courses and distances; along a curve to the left from a tangent which bears N. 89°56′18″ W., having a radius of 789.30 feet, a delta angle of 32°47′40″, a chord which bears S. 73°39′52″ W., 445.63 feet through an arc length of 451.77 feet to I–10 P.C. marker 10+30.62; Thence S. 57°12′44″ W., a distance of 231.01 feet to I–10 P.T. marker 8+00; Thence along a curve to the right from a tangent which bears S. 57°16′8″ W., having a radius of 1096.00 feet, a delta angle of 39°58′50″, a chord which bears S. 77°15′43″ W., 749.36 feet, through an arc length of 764.78 feet to I–10 P.C. marker 45+11.53; Thence N. 82°45′27″ W., a distance of 340.58 feet to a No. 5 steel rod at the Southwest corner of this tract; Thence N. 0°21′53″ E., along a line parallel with the east line of Section 11, a distance of 871.49 feet to a No. 5 steel rod at the Northwest corner of this tract; PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 November 9, 2011. Thence N. 89°55′55″ E., along the North line of Section 11, a distance of 1688.27 feet to the point of beginning. The above-described lands contain a total of 30.00 acres, more or less, which is subject to all valid rights, reservations, rights-of-way, and easements of record. This proclamation does not affect title to the land described above, nor does it affect any valid existing easements for public roads and highways, public utilities and for railroads and pipelines and any other rights-of-way or reservations of record. Dated: November 16, 2011. Larry Echo Hawk, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2011–30576 Filed 11–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLUT980300–L12100000–PH0000–24–1A] Call for Nominations for the Utah Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations to fill one position on the Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) in category three (representatives of state, county, or local elected office; employees of a state agency responsible for management of natural resources; representatives of Indian tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the council is organized; representatives of academia who are employed in natural sciences; or the public-at-large). DATES: All nominations must be received no later than December 28, 2011. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 228 (Monday, November 28, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 72968-72969]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-30249]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-IA-2011-N249; 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 endangered 
species, marine mammals, or 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 Email DMAFR@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358-2104 
(telephone); (703) 358-2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email).

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,

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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.

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                                                        Receipt of application
         Permit No.                 Applicant          Federal Register notice         Permit issuance date
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46259A.....................  Jefferey Spivery......  76 FR 54480; September 1,    November 2, 2011.
                                                      2011.
52683A.....................  Carlos Ramirez........  76 FR 60862; September 30,   November 3, 2011.
                                                      2011.
50923A.....................  Woolsey Caye..........  76 FR 60862; September 30,   November 3, 2011.
                                                      2011.
49805A.....................  Graham Banes..........  76 FR 57757; September 16,   November 10, 2011.
                                                      2011.
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                                                 Marine Mammals
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100361.....................  Mote Marine Laboratory  76 FR 18239; April 1, 2011.  November 9, 2011.
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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.

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2011-30249 Filed 11-25-11; 8:45 am]
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