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Download as PDF 2314 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 17, 2012 / Notices srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES eared bats, Ozark big-eared bats, and Northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus) throughout the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The proposed activities are for the enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE07358A. Applicant: Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., Indianapolis, IN. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and release) Indiana bats and gray bats throughout the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. The proposed activities are for the enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE194099. Applicant: Dr. Michael A. Hoggarth, Westerville, OH. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and release) the following mussel species: Clubshell, Cracking pearlymussel, Cumberland bean, Cumberland combshell, Cumberland elktoe, Dromedary pearlymussel, Dwarf wedgemussel, Fanshell, Fat Pocketbook, James spinymussel, Littlewing pearlymussel, Oyster mussel, Orange-footed pimpleback pearlymussel, Pink mucket pearlymussel, Purple catspaw pearlymussel, Rabbitsfoot, Rayed bean, Ring pink, Rough pigtoe, Scaleshell, Sheepnose, Spectaclecase, Snuffbox mussel, Tan riffleshell, White catspaw, and White wartyback. Proposed activities may occur within the States of Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, and are for the enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Public Comments We seek public review and comments on these permit applications. Please refer to the permit number when you submit comments. Comments and materials we receive are available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section. Before including your address, VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:12 Jan 13, 2012 Jkt 226001 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. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) In compliance with NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), we have made an initial determination that the proposed activities in these permits are categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement (516 DM 6 Appendix 1, 1.4C(1)). Dated: January 3, 2012. Lynn Lewis, Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Region 3. [FR Doc. 2012–743 Filed 1–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–IA–2012–N006; FXGO16710900000P5–123–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. 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 (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities. DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before February 16, 2012. 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: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 I. Public Comment Procedures A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted applications? Send your request for copies of applications or comments and materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication date, the PRTnumber, and the name of the applicant in your request or submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an email or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email address in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond to your request electronically. Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include sufficient information with your comments to allow us to authenticate any scientific or commercial data you include. The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those supported by quantitative information or studies; and (2) Those that include citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. We will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES). B. May I review comments submitted by others? Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the address listed under ADDRESSES. The public may review documents and other information applicants have sent in support of the application unless our allowing viewing would violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. 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. II. Background To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected species, and E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 17, 2012 / Notices in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), along with Executive Order 13576, ‘‘Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and Accountable Government,’’ and the President’s Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies of January 21, 2009—Transparency and Open Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), which call on all Federal agencies to promote openness and transparency in Government by disclosing information to the public, we invite public comment before final action on these permit applications before final action is taken. III. Permit Applications A. Endangered Species Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA; PRT–62113A The applicant requests a permit to import one captive-born male Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) from Japan, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, Omaha, NE; PRT–62434A The applicant requests a permit to import one captive-born male snow leopard (Uncia uncia) from Canada for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Houston Zoo, Inc., Houston, TX; PRT–697763 The applicant requests amendment to their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to include the red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: ADLSeven Hunting Ranch LLC, Crystal City, TX; PRT–62429A The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the barashigha (Rucervus duvaucelii), Eld’s deer (Rucervus eldii), Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx), scimitarhorned oryx (Oryx dammah), Addax (Addax nasomaculatus), and dama gazelle (Nanger dama) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Hahn Laboratory/University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; PRT–54173A The applicant requests a permit to import chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) biological samples from Cameroon for VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:12 Jan 13, 2012 Jkt 226001 the purpose of enhancement to the survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. 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: Donald Hotter, Colstrip, MT; PRT–30686A Applicant: Stanley Coman, Clancy, MT; PRT–61274A Correction Applicant: Feld Entertainment Inc., Vienna, VA; PRT–720230 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for leopard (Panthera pardus) and Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2012–682 Filed 1–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P PO 00000 Frm 00059 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWYD01000.L13110000.EJ0000.LXSI 016K0000] Call for Nominations for the Pinedale Anticline Working Group, Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Nominations are being solicited for one position representing transportation/rights-of-way or energy and mineral development interests on the Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG). SUMMARY: Complete nominations must be received no later than February 16, 2012. DATES: Mail or deliver nominations to Shelley Gregory, Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale Field Office, 1625 West Pine Street, P.O. Box 768, Pinedale, WY 82941, or email to ssgregory@blm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shelley Gregory, Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale Field Office, 1625 West Pine Street, P.O. Box 768, Pinedale, WY 82941; (307) 315–0612, ssgregory@blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The PAWG was established by the Environmental Impact Statement Record of Decision (ROD) for the Pinedale Anticline Project Area (PAPA) on July 27, 2000, and carried forward with the release of the ROD for the PAPA Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on September 12, 2008. The Secretary of the Interior renewed the PAWG charter on August 3, 2010. The PAWG is a Federal Advisory Committee Act group which develops recommendations and provides advice to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on mitigation, monitoring and adaptive management in the PAPA. PAWG duties and responsibilities are as follows: 1. Develop recommendations for the BLM regarding matters relating to monitoring and mitigation of oil and gas development as described in the ROD for the PAPA. At the direction of the Designated Federal Officer, the PAWG may review and analyze information, recommend issues for evaluation and provide advice on the issues presented. 2. Review the implementation of construction and rehabilitation operations through an annual field inspection to provide advice to ensure that the mitigation measures are reasonable and effective. ADDRESSES: On January 4, 2012, we published a Federal Register notice inviting the public to comment on several applications for permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species (77 FR 298). We provided an incorrect permit number in our description of the Feld Entertainment application, which starts in the second column on page 300. We printed the incorrect number of PRT–702230. That number should have been PRT–720230. All the other information we printed was correct. With this notice, we correct that error and extend the comment period for the Feld Entertainment application (see DATES). The complete corrected entry for this application is as follows: Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2315 E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 10 (Tuesday, January 17, 2012)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-IA-2012-N006; FXGO16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000]


Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

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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 (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal 
authorization is acquired that allows such activities.

DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before 
February 16, 2012.

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: 

I. Public Comment Procedures

A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted 
applications?

    Send your request for copies of applications or comments and 
materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed 
under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication 
date, the PRT-number, and the name of the applicant in your request or 
submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an email 
or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email address 
in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond 
to your request electronically.
    Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. 
Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in 
this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include 
sufficient information with your comments to allow us to authenticate 
any scientific or commercial data you include.
    The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and 
likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those supported by 
quantitative information or studies; and (2) Those that include 
citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. We 
will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we 
receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments 
delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES).

B. May I review comments submitted by others?

    Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will 
be available for public review at the address listed under ADDRESSES. 
The public may review documents and other information applicants have 
sent in support of the application unless our allowing viewing would 
violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. 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.

II. Background

    To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected 
species, and

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in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act 
of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), along with Executive 
Order 13576, ``Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and Accountable 
Government,'' and the President's Memorandum for the Heads of Executive 
Departments and Agencies of January 21, 2009--Transparency and Open 
Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), which call on all Federal 
agencies to promote openness and transparency in Government by 
disclosing information to the public, we invite public comment before 
final action on these permit applications before final action is taken.

III. Permit Applications

A. Endangered Species

Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA; PRT-62113A
    The applicant requests a permit to import one captive-born male 
Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) from Japan, for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species.
Applicant: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, Omaha, NE; PRT-62434A
    The applicant requests a permit to import one captive-born male 
snow leopard (Uncia uncia) from Canada for the purpose of enhancement 
of the survival of the species.
Applicant: Houston Zoo, Inc., Houston, TX; PRT-697763
    The applicant requests amendment to their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to include the red-crowned crane 
(Grus japonensis) to enhance their propagation or survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.
Applicant: ADLSeven Hunting Ranch LLC, Crystal City, TX; PRT-62429A
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the barashigha (Rucervus duvaucelii), Eld's deer 
(Rucervus eldii), Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx), scimitar-horned oryx 
(Oryx dammah), Addax (Addax nasomaculatus), and dama gazelle (Nanger 
dama) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.
Applicant: Hahn Laboratory/University of Pennsylvania School of 
Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; PRT-54173A
    The applicant requests a permit to import chimpanzee (Pan 
troglodytes) biological samples from Cameroon for the purpose of 
enhancement to the survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
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: Donald Hotter, Colstrip, MT; PRT-30686A
Applicant: Stanley Coman, Clancy, MT; PRT-61274A
Correction
    On January 4, 2012, we published a Federal Register notice inviting 
the public to comment on several applications for permits to conduct 
certain activities with endangered species (77 FR 298). We provided an 
incorrect permit number in our description of the Feld Entertainment 
application, which starts in the second column on page 300. We printed 
the incorrect number of PRT-702230. That number should have been PRT-
720230. All the other information we printed was correct. With this 
notice, we correct that error and extend the comment period for the 
Feld Entertainment application (see DATES). The complete corrected 
entry for this application is as follows:
Applicant: Feld Entertainment Inc., Vienna, VA; PRT-720230
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for leopard (Panthera pardus) and 
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), to enhance their propagation or 
survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2012-682 Filed 1-13-12; 8:45 am]
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