Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, 70457 [2012-28540]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 227 / Monday, November 26, 2012 / Notices Permit Application Number: TE–114069 Applicant: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami, Florida. The applicant requests amended authorization to collect seeds and cuttings for scientific research from the following plant species: Buxus vahlii Vahl’s boxwood Calyptranthes thomasiana Catesbaea melanocarpa Tropical lilythorn Zanthoxylum thomasianum St. Thomas pricklyash Collection will be done in MiamiDade County, Florida and Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Dated: November 9, 2012. Mark J. Musaus, Acting Regional Director. [FR Doc. 2012–28558 Filed 11–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R6–ES–2012–N272; FXES11130600000D2–123–FF06E00000] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following application 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 activity. The Act also requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by December 26, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments or requests for copies or more information by any of the following methods. Please refer to the respective permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE– 123456) for each application. A limited number of CD–ROMs and hard copies are also available. • Email: permitsR6ES@fws.gov. Please refer to the respective permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE–123456) in the subject line of the message. • U.S. Mail: Kris Olsen, Permit Coordinator, Ecological Services, U.S. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:24 Nov 23, 2012 Jkt 229001 Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 25486–DFC, Denver, CO 80225. • In-Person Drop-off, Viewing, or Pickup: Call (303) 236–4256 to make an appointment during regular business hours at 134 Union Blvd., Suite 645, Lakewood, CO 80228. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kris Olsen, Permit Coordinator Ecological Services, (303) 236–4256 (phone); permitsR6ES@fws.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. Along with our implementing regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR part 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 propagation or survival, or interstate commerce (the latter only in the event that it facilitates scientific purposes or enhancement of propagation or survival). Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) for these 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) for the application 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 Application Number: TE–180540 Applicant: Lisa Church, Bureau of Land Management, Kanab Field Office, Kanab, Utah The applicant requests renewal of an existing permit to take (harass by survey and transport) Utah prairie dog (Cynomys parvidens) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities in Utah for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70457 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)). 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 16, 2012. Michael G. Thabault, Assistant Regional Director, Mountain-Prairie Region. [FR Doc. 2012–28540 Filed 11–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2012–N280; FXIA16710900000P5–123–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; 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, marine mammals, or both. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) prohibit activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2012)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R6-ES-2012-N272; FXES11130600000D2-123-FF06E00000]


Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit 
Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on the following application 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 activity. The Act also 
requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by 
December 26, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments or requests for copies or more 
information by any of the following methods. Please refer to the 
respective permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE-123456) for each 
application. A limited number of CD-ROMs and hard copies are also 
available.
     Email: permitsR6ES@fws.gov. Please refer to the respective 
permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE-123456) in the subject line of the 
message.
     U.S. Mail: Kris Olsen, Permit Coordinator, Ecological 
Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 25486-DFC, Denver, 
CO 80225.
     In-Person Drop-off, Viewing, or Pickup: Call (303) 236-
4256 to make an appointment during regular business hours at 134 Union 
Blvd., Suite 645, Lakewood, CO 80228.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kris Olsen, Permit Coordinator 
Ecological Services, (303) 236-4256 (phone); permitsR6ES@fws.gov 
(email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits activities with 
endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such 
activity. Along with our implementing regulations in the Code of 
Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR part 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 propagation 
or survival, or interstate commerce (the latter only in the event that 
it facilitates scientific purposes or enhancement of propagation or 
survival). Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) for these 
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) for the application 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 Application Number: TE-180540

    Applicant: Lisa Church, Bureau of Land Management, Kanab Field 
Office, Kanab, Utah
    The applicant requests renewal of an existing permit to take 
(harass by survey and transport) Utah prairie dog (Cynomys parvidens) 
in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities in 
Utah for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

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)).

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 16, 2012.
Michael G. Thabault,
Assistant Regional Director, Mountain-Prairie Region.
[FR Doc. 2012-28540 Filed 11-23-12; 8:45 am]
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