Endangered Species; File No. 15634, 24686-24687 [2012-9962]

Download as PDF 24686 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 80 / Wednesday, April 25, 2012 / Notices Estimated Number of Respondents: 96. Estimated Time per Response: Surveys, 30–45 minutes; Focus Groups, 1 hour and 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 74. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: April 20, 2012. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–9967 Filed 4–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–FP–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: This notice advises the public that the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene a meeting of the Hawaii Regional Ecosystem Advisory Committee (REAC) in Honolulu, HI. DATES: The Hawaii REAC meeting will be held Friday, May 11, 2012. For the specific date, times, and agenda for the meeting see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting of the Hawaii REAC will be held at the Council Office, pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:14 Apr 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 1164 Bishop St. Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96814. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Schedule and Agenda for the Hawaii Regional Ecosystem Advisory Committee Meeting: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2012 1. Welcome and Introduction of Members 2. Approval of Draft Agenda 3. REAC Overview and 2011 Meeting Recommendations 4. Agency Protected Species Overview and Updates a. Federal Endangered Species Act (ESA), Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) Updates b. State of Hawaii Protected Species Rules, Regulations and Updates 5. Protected Species in Our Ecosystem a. Humpback Whales i. Status of Humpback Whale Hawaii Breeding Population ii. Ecosystem Impacts of Humpback Whales in the North Pacific Foraging Grounds b. Odontocetes (Toothed Whales) i. Marine Mammal Protection Act: What You Should Know ii. List of Fisheries and Hawaii Troll and Charter Fisheries iii. Fishermen’s Perspective on Marine Mammal Interactions iv. Discussion on Monitoring and Addressing Small Vessel Fishery Impacts on Odontocetes c. ESA Petition and Status of Review for Coral i. Coral Status Review ii. REAC Review and Discussion of the Coral Management Report d. ESA Petition for Hawaiian Green Turtles i. Green Turtle Petition & Review Process ii. State of Hawaii Green Turtle Management Plan iii. Discussion on Future Green Turtle Management in Hawaii 6. Public Comments 7. Discussion and Recommendations The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. Public comment periods will be provided throughout each agenda. The REAC will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522– 8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: April 20, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–9950 Filed 4–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA714 Endangered Species; File No. 15634 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Issuance of permit. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC), 3333 N. Torrey Pines Ct., La Jolla, CA 92037, [Responsible Party: Lisa Ballance, Ph.D.] has been issued a permit to take leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) for purposes of scientific research. ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376; Northwest Region, NMFS, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., BIN C15700, Bldg. 1, Seattle, WA 98115–0700; phone (206) 526–6150; fax (206) 526–6426; and Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802–4213; phone (562) 980–4001; fax (562) 980–4018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Hapeman or Colette Cairns, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 21, 2011, notice was published in the Federal Register (76 FR 58471) that a request for a scientific research permit to take leatherback sea turtles had been submitted by the abovenamed organization. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 80 / Wednesday, April 25, 2012 / Notices A five-year permit has been issued to the SWFSC to continue long-term monitoring of the status of leatherback sea turtles off the coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington. The purpose of the work is to identify critical forage habitats, genetic stock structure, migratory corridors, and potential fishery impacts for leatherbacks. Sea turtles would be located by aerial surveys and approached by vessel for remote tissue sampling and transmitter attachment. A subset of animals would be captured by breakaway hoopnet for additional observation, sampling, marking and/or tagging procedures before release. Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a finding that such permit (1) Was applied for in good faith, (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: April 20, 2012. Tammy C. Adams, Acting Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–9962 Filed 4–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION [Docket No. CFPB–2012–0007] Impact of Overdraft Programs on Consumers Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. 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The Overdraft Notice posed several questions to understand: • Lower cost alternatives to overdraft protection programs; • Consumer alerts and information provided regarding balances and overdraft triggers; • Impacts of changes to Regulation DD, Regulation E, and Overdraft opt-in rates; • Impacts of changes in financial institutions’ operating policies; • The economics of overdraft programs; and • Long-term impacts on Consumers. 1 77 PO 00000 FR 12031. Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24687 The comment period for the Overdraft Notice was to close on April 30, 2012. The Bureau received written requests from two industry trade groups for an extension of the Overdraft Notice comment period.2 The request letters indicated more time would enable a higher quality response and yield greater insight to the Bureau. The letters also pointed out that the Bureau’s study of overdrafts is not governed by a statutory deadline. The Bureau believes that it is important to allow interested persons more time to consider the issues raised in the Overdraft Notice and prepare their responses. Accordingly, the Bureau is extending the period allotted for comments received pursuant to the Overdraft Notice. The comment period will now close on June 29, 2012. Dated: April 18, 2012. Richard Cordray, Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. [FR Doc. 2012–9851 Filed 4–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P COORDINATING COUNCIL ON JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION [OJP (OJJDP) Docket No. 1587] Meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Council) announces its next meeting. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 80 (Wednesday, April 25, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-9962]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA714


Endangered Species; File No. 15634

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Issuance of permit.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science 
Center (SWFSC), 3333 N. Torrey Pines Ct., La Jolla, CA 92037, 
[Responsible Party: Lisa Ballance, Ph.D.] has been issued a permit to 
take leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) for purposes of 
scientific research.

ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review 
upon written request or by appointment in the following offices:
    Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, 
NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; 
phone (301) 427-8401; fax (301) 713-0376;
    Northwest Region, NMFS, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., BIN C15700, Bldg. 
1, Seattle, WA 98115-0700; phone (206) 526-6150; fax (206) 526-6426; 
and
    Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long 
Beach, CA 90802-4213; phone (562) 980-4001; fax (562) 980-4018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Hapeman or Colette Cairns, (301) 
427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 21, 2011, notice was published 
in the Federal Register (76 FR 58471) that a request for a scientific 
research permit to take leatherback sea turtles had been submitted by 
the above-named organization. The requested permit has been issued 
under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended 
(ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, 
importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 
parts 222-226).

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    A five-year permit has been issued to the SWFSC to continue long-
term monitoring of the status of leatherback sea turtles off the coasts 
of California, Oregon, and Washington. The purpose of the work is to 
identify critical forage habitats, genetic stock structure, migratory 
corridors, and potential fishery impacts for leatherbacks. Sea turtles 
would be located by aerial surveys and approached by vessel for remote 
tissue sampling and transmitter attachment. A subset of animals would 
be captured by breakaway hoopnet for additional observation, sampling, 
marking and/or tagging procedures before release.
    Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a 
finding that such permit (1) Was applied for in good faith, (2) will 
not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened 
species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth 
in section 2 of the ESA.

     Dated: April 20, 2012.
Tammy C. Adams,
Acting Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-9962 Filed 4-24-12; 8:45 am]
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