Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications, 75897-75898 [2011-31107]

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Therefore, if you have other than hour burden costs to generate, maintain, and disclose this information, you should comment and provide your total capital and startup cost components or annual operation, maintenance, and purchase of service components. For further information on this burden, refer to 5 CFR 1320.3(b)(1) and (2), or contact the Bureau representative listed previously in this notice. We will summarize written responses to this notice and address them in our submission for OMB approval. As a result of your comments, we will make any necessary adjustments to the burden in our submission to OMB. Public Comment Procedures Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:52 Dec 02, 2011 Jkt 226001 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. Acting BSEE Information Collection Clearance Officer: Cheryl Blundon (703) 787–1607. Dated: November 18, 2011. Douglas W. Morris, Chief, Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs. [FR Doc. 2011–31084 Filed 12–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R2–ES–2011–N247; FXES11130200000F5–123–FF02ENEH00] Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of receipt of applications; request for public comment. ACTION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered or threatened species. The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activities. The Act and the National Environmental Policy Act also require that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. SUMMARY: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or before January 4, 2012. DATES: Marty Tuegel, Section 10 Coordinator, by U.S. mail at Division of Endangered Species, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 1306, Room 6034, Albuquerque, NM 87103, or by telephone at (505) 248–6920. Please refer to the respective permit number for each application when submitting comments. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Jacobsen, Chief, Endangered Species Division, P.O. Box 1306, Albuquerque, NM 87103; (505) 248– 6920. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75897 Public Availability of Comments The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activities. Along with our implementing regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17, the Act provides for permits, and requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. A permit granted by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act authorizes applicants to conduct activities with U.S. endangered or threatened species for scientific purposes, enhancement of survival or propagation, or interstate commerce. Our regulations regarding implementation of section 10(a)(1)(A) permits are found at 50 CFR 17.22 for endangered wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.32 for threatened wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.62 for endangered plant species, and 50 CFR 17.72 for threatened plant species. Applications Available for Review and Comment We invite local, State, and Federal agencies, and the public to comment on the following applications. Please refer to the appropriate permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE–123456) when requesting application documents and when submitting comments. Documents and other information the applicants have submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). Permit TE–54884A Applicant: Gabriela Casares, Austin, 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–52419A Applicant: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Lewisville, Texas. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for interior least tern (Sterna antillarum) and red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) within Texas. Permit TE–57473A Applicant: Stephen Ramirez, San Marcos, Texas. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for golden-cheeked warbler (Dendroica E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1 75898 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 233 / Monday, December 5, 2011 / Notices chrysoparia) and black-capped vireo (Vireo atricapilla) within Texas. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Permit TE–189566 Applicant: Monica Geick, Austin, Texas. Applicant requests a renewal to a current permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for golden-cheeked warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia) and blackcapped vireo (Vireo atricapilla) within Texas. Permit TE–37047A Applicant: Sea World Parks and Entertainment, San Antonio, Texas. Applicant requests an amendment to a current permit for husbandry and holding of Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles within Sea World, San Antonio, Texas. Permit TE–58781A Applicant: University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys, camera surveys, scat collection, and genetic analysis for ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), jaguarundi (Herpailurus yagouaroundi), and jaguar (Pathera onca) within Arizona. Public Availability of Comments All comments and materials we receive in response to this request will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. Before including your address, phone number, email 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. jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Authority: We provide this notice under section 10 of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) Dated: November 23, 2011. Joy E. Nicholopoulos, Regional Director, Southwest Region. [FR Doc. 2011–31107 Filed 12–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:52 Dec 02, 2011 Jkt 226001 [FWS–R9–EA–2011–N246; FF09X60000– FVWF979209000005D–XXX] Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Teleconference. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public teleconference of the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council (Council). DATES: We will hold the teleconference on Tuesday, December 20, 2011, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). If you wish to listen to or participate in the teleconference proceedings, or submit written material for the Council to consider during the teleconference, notify Douglas Hobbs by Tuesday, December 13, 2011. See instructions under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Hobbs, Council Coordinator, 4401 N. Fairfax Dr., Mailstop 3103– AEA, Arlington, VA 22203; (703) 358– 2336 (phone); (703) 358–2548 (fax); or doug_hobbs@fws.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we give notice that the Council will hold a teleconference (see DATES). SUMMARY: Background The Council was formed in January 1993 to advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, on nationally significant recreational fishing, boating, and aquatic resource conservation issues. The Council represents the interests of the public and private sectors of the sport fishing, boating, and conservation communities and is organized to enhance partnerships among industry, constituency groups, and government. The 18-member Council, appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, includes the Service Director and the president of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, who both serve in ex officio capacities. Other Council members are directors from State agencies responsible for managing recreational fish and wildlife resources and individuals who represent the interests of saltwater and freshwater recreational fishing, recreational boating, the recreational fishing and boating PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 industries, recreational fisheries resource conservation, Native American tribes, aquatic resource outreach and education, and tourism. Background information on the Council is available at http://www.fws.gov/sfbpc. Teleconference Agenda The Council will convene by telephone to: (1) Approve recommendations to the Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service for funding Fiscal Year 2012 Boating Infrastructure Grant proposals; and (2) to consider other Council business. We will post the final agenda on the Internet at http:// www.fws.gov/sfbpc. Procedures for Public Input Individuals or groups can listen to or make an oral presentation at the public Council teleconference. Oral presentations will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with no more than a total of 30 minutes for all speakers. In order to listen to or participate in this teleconference, you must register by close of business on December 13, 2011. Please submit your name, email address, and phone number to Douglas Hobbs, Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Written statements must be received by December 13, 2011, so that the information may be made available to the Council for their consideration prior to this meeting. Written statements must be supplied to the Council Coordinator in both of the following formats: One hard copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via email (acceptable file format: Adobe Acrobat PDF, WordPerfect, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or Rich Text files in IBM– PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format). Please submit your statement to Douglas Hobbs, Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Teleconference Summary Minutes The Council Coordinator will maintain the teleconference’s summary minutes, which will be available for public inspection at the location under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT during regular business hours within 90 days after the teleconference. You may purchase personal copies for the cost of duplication. Dated: November 23, 2011. Cynthia T. Martinez, Acting Director. [FR Doc. 2011–31104 Filed 12–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R2-ES-2011-N247; FXES11130200000F5-123-FF02ENEH00]


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: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities 
with endangered or threatened species. The Endangered Species Act of 
1973, as amended (Act), prohibits activities with endangered and 
threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activities. The 
Act and the National Environmental Policy Act also require that we 
invite public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or 
before January 4, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Marty Tuegel, Section 10 Coordinator, by U.S. mail at 
Division of Endangered Species, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. 
Box 1306, Room 6034, Albuquerque, NM 87103, or by telephone at (505) 
248-6920. 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

    The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits activities with 
endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such 
activities. Along with our implementing regulations in the Code of 
Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17, the Act provides for permits, 
and requires that we invite public comment before issuing these 
permits.
    A permit granted by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act 
authorizes applicants to conduct activities with U.S. endangered or 
threatened species for scientific purposes, enhancement of survival or 
propagation, or interstate commerce. Our regulations regarding 
implementation of section 10(a)(1)(A) permits are found at 50 CFR 17.22 
for endangered wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.32 for threatened wildlife 
species, 50 CFR 17.62 for endangered plant species, and 50 CFR 17.72 
for threatened plant species.

Applications Available for Review and Comment

    We invite local, State, and Federal agencies, and the public to 
comment on the following applications. Please refer to the appropriate 
permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE-123456) when requesting application 
documents and when submitting comments.
    Documents and other information the applicants have submitted with 
these applications are available for review, subject to the 
requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Freedom of 
Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552).

Permit TE-54884A

    Applicant: Gabriela Casares, Austin, 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-52419A

Applicant: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Lewisville, Texas.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for interior least tern (Sterna 
antillarum) and red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) within 
Texas.

Permit TE-57473A

Applicant: Stephen Ramirez, San Marcos, Texas.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for golden-cheeked warbler 
(Dendroica

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chrysoparia) and black-capped vireo (Vireo atricapilla) within Texas.

Permit TE-189566

Applicant: Monica Geick, Austin, Texas.
    Applicant requests a renewal to a current 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-37047A

Applicant: Sea World Parks and Entertainment, San Antonio, Texas.
    Applicant requests an amendment to a current permit for husbandry 
and holding of Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) and hawksbill 
(Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles within Sea World, San Antonio, 
Texas.

Permit TE-58781A

Applicant: University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys, camera surveys, scat collection, 
and genetic analysis for ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), jaguarundi 
(Herpailurus yagouaroundi), and jaguar (Pathera onca) within Arizona.

Public Availability of Comments

    All comments and materials we receive in response to this request 
will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal 
business hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this 
notice.
    Before including your address, phone number, email 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.

    Authority:  We provide this notice under section 10 of the Act 
(16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.)

    Dated: November 23, 2011.
Joy E. Nicholopoulos,
Regional Director, Southwest Region.
[FR Doc. 2011-31107 Filed 12-2-11; 8:45 am]
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