Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Application, 73494-73495 [2012-29715]

Download as PDF 73494 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 237 / Monday, December 10, 2012 / Notices Number responses per respondent Instrument Number of respondents Average burden/response (in hours) Baseline Information Form (includes completion of the Contact Sheet). 3,000 .................. 1 Tracking survey sample .................. 3,000 .................. 1 Implementation research (round 1 projected to occur in Year 3). Meetings could include: FSS coordinator; FSS case management staff; lead manager to whom the FSS coordinator reports; representatives of 4 key partner agencies; FSS participants. Cost-Benefit analysis data collection meetings with: FSS MIS/data analyst; FSS coordinator; FSS case management staff; lead manager to whom the FSS coordinator reports. 20 per PHA (or 20 * 18 sites). 1 6 per PHA (or 6 * 18 sites). 1 Total burden hours 30 minutes, on average (or .50 hours). Approximately 45 minutes (or .75 hours) for larger households. Maximum of 1 hour over the tracking period, mainly to update contact information. Field research visits will last two days. Meetings to run 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the group of participants. 2,250 hours. Site visits will last 1 day. Meetings to run 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the group of participants. 126 hours or 7 hours (or 1 day) per site visit * 18 sites. 3,000 hours. 252 hours or 14 hours (or 2 days) per site visit * 18 sites. 1 We assume that the Informed Consent Form (ICF) will include language to enable us to collect administrative records from the designated state agency where the PHA is located. Therefore, the time to obtain this consent is included in the estimate to complete the ICF. Upon selection of sites, MDRC will contact the corresponding state agencies to initiate legal agreements to obtain these records, including the approved language to incorporate into the ICF. Total 6,378 hours. Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB approval. Authority: Title 13 U.S.C. Section 9(a), and Title 12, U.S.C., Section 1701z-1 et seq. Dated: December 3, 2012. Erika C. Poethig, Acting Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2012–29791 Filed 12–7–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R6–ES–2012–N278: FXES11130600000D2–123–FF06E00000] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Application AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:30 Dec 07, 2012 Jkt 229001 To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by January 9, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments or requests for copies or more information by any of the following methods. Alternatively, you may use one of the following methods to request hard copies or a CD–ROM of the documents. Please specify the permit you are interested in by number (e.g., Permit No. TE–123456). • 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: DATES: 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 PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 application. Please refer to the appropriate permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE–123456) for the application when submitting comments. Documents and other information the applicant has submitted with this application is 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–131639 Applicant: Jane Darnell, U.S. Forest Service, Nebraska National Forest, Chadron, Nebraska. E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 237 / Monday, December 10, 2012 / Notices The applicant requests renewal of an existing permit to take (remove and reduce to possession) Penstemon haydenii (Blowout penstemon) in Nebraska 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 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 27, 2012. Michael G. Thabault, Assistant Regional Director, Mountain-Prairie Region. [FR Doc. 2012–29715 Filed 12–7–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R6–ES–2012–N292; FXES11130600000D2–123–FF06E00000] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Application AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of availability; request for comments. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with ACTION: 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:54 Dec 07, 2012 Jkt 229001 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. To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by January 9, 2013. DATES: You may submit comments or requests for copies or more information by any of the following methods. Alternatively, you may use one of the following methods to request hard copies or a CD–ROM of the documents. Please specify the permit you are interested in by number (e.g., Permit No. TE–123456). • 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. ADDRESSES: 73495 Application Available for Review and Comment We invite local, State, and Federal agencies, and the public to comment on the following application. Please refer to the appropriate permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE–123456) for the application when submitting comments. Documents and other information the applicant has submitted 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–186282 Applicant: Zachary Cunningham, Nebraska Department of Roads, Lincoln, Nebraska The applicant requests renewal of an existing permit to take (capture, hold, and tag) American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) in Nebraska for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Kris Olsen, Permit Coordinator Ecological Services, (303) 236–4256 (phone); permitsR6ES@fws.gov (email). In compliance with NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), we have made an initial determination that the proposed activities in this permit is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement (516 DM 6 Appendix 1, 1.4C(1)). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Availability of Comments Background 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Authority We provide this notice under section 10 of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) Dated: November 29, 2012. Michael G. Thabault, Assistant Regional Director, Mountain-Prairie Region. [FR Doc. 2012–29717 Filed 12–7–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 237 (Monday, December 10, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 73494-73495]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-29715]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R6-ES-2012-N278: FXES11130600000D2-123-FF06E00000]


Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit 
Application

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 
January 9, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments or requests for copies or more 
information by any of the following methods. Alternatively, you may use 
one of the following methods to request hard copies or a CD-ROM of the 
documents. Please specify the permit you are interested in by number 
(e.g., Permit No. TE-123456).
     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 application. Please refer to the appropriate 
permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE-123456) for the application when 
submitting comments.
    Documents and other information the applicant has submitted with 
this application is 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-131639

    Applicant: Jane Darnell, U.S. Forest Service, Nebraska National 
Forest, Chadron, Nebraska.

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    The applicant requests renewal of an existing permit to take 
(remove and reduce to possession) Penstemon haydenii (Blowout 
penstemon) in Nebraska 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 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 27, 2012.
Michael G. Thabault,
Assistant Regional Director, Mountain-Prairie Region.
[FR Doc. 2012-29715 Filed 12-7-12; 8:45 am]
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