Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Application, 74202-74203 [2012-30079]

Download as PDF 74202 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 240 / Thursday, December 13, 2012 / Notices Dated: December 6, 2012. Allen Gina, Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Payment of the 2013 Customs Broker User Fee is due February 15, 2013. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Craig Briess, Broker Compliance Branch, Trade Policy and Programs, (202) 863– 6083. [FR Doc. 2012–30150 Filed 12–12–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with Background DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR CBP Dec. 07–01 amended section 111.96 of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR 111.96(c)) pursuant to the amendment of section 13031 of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985 (19 U.S.C. 58c) by section 892 of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, to establish that effective April 1, 2007, an annual user fee of $138 is to be assessed for each customs broker permit and national permit held by an individual, partnership, association, or corporation. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations provide that this fee is payable for each calendar year in each broker district where the broker was issued a permit to do business by the due date which is published in the Federal Register annually. See 19 CFR 24.22(h) and (i)(9). Broker districts are defined in the General Notice entitled, ‘‘Geographical Boundaries of Customs Brokerage, Cartage and Lighterage Districts’’ published in the Federal Register on September 27, 1995 (60 FR 49971). Section 1893 of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (Pub. L. 99–514) provides that notices of the date on which the payment is due for each broker permit shall be published by the Secretary of the Treasury in the Federal Register by no later than 60 days before such due date. Please note that section 403 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, 6 U.S.C. 101 et seq., (Pub. L. 107–296) and Treasury Department Order No. 100–16 (see Appendix to19 CFR Part 0) delegated general authority vested in the Secretary of the Treasury over customs revenue functions (with certain specified exceptions) to the Secretary of Homeland Security. This document notifies customs brokers that for calendar year 2013, the due date for payment of the user fee is February 15, 2013. It is anticipated that for subsequent years, the annual user fee for customs brokers will be due on the first business day following the nineteenth of January of each year. Fish and Wildlife Service VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:21 Dec 12, 2012 Jkt 229001 [FWS–R6–ES–2012–N295; FXES11130600000D2–123–FF06E00000] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Application 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 January 14, 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 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: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 this permit. A permit granted by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act authorizes applicant 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 for the application when submitting comments. Documents and other information the applicants have submitted 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–704930 Applicants: Michael Thabault and Nicole Alt, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 6. Ecological Services, Denver, Colorado. The applicants request renewal of an existing permit to purposefully take (display, photograph, harass by survey, capture, electrofish, handle, weigh, measure, mark, obtain biological samples, breed in captivity, reintroduce, relocate, remove from the wild, kill, and, for plant species only, remove and reduce to possess) all threatened and endangered species listed in the States of Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming for recovery or scientific purposes or for the enhancement of propagation or for enhancing the species’ survival. This permit will allow Fish and Wildlife Service employees and volunteers to lawfully conduct threatened and endangered species activities, in E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 240 / Thursday, December 13, 2012 / Notices conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species’ range, as outlined in Fish and Wildlife Service employees’ and volunteers’ position descriptions. 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 this permit 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: December 5, 2012. Nicole Alt, Acting Assistant Regional Director, MountainPrairie Region. [FR Doc. 2012–30079 Filed 12–12–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R8–FHC–2012–N266; FXFR1334088TWG0W4–123–FF08EACT00] Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. policy, coordinates and reviews management actions, and provides organizational budget oversight. This notice announces a TAMWG meeting, which is open to the public. DATES: TAMWG will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2013, and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2013. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Shasta College Trinity Campus, 30 Arbuckle Court, Weaverville, CA 96093. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Meeting Information: Nancy J. Finley, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1655 Heindon Road, Arcata, CA 95521; telephone: (707) 822–7201. Trinity River Restoration Program (TRRP) Information: Robin Schrock, Executive Director, Trinity River Restoration Program, P.O. Box 1300, 1313 South Main Street, Weaverville, CA 96093; telephone: (530) 623–1800; email: rschrock@usbr.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), this notice announces a meeting of the TAMWG. The meeting will include discussion of the following topics: • Designated Federal Officer (DFO) updates, • TMC Chair report, • Executive Director’s report, • TMC Chair report, • Budget update, • Update from TRRP Workgroups, • Phase 1 Review, • 2013 Design update, • Watershed update, • 2012 Temperature Workgroup Products, • Gravel presentation study and discussion on 2013 recommendation, and • TAMWG’s mission statement. Completion of the agenda is dependent on the amount of time each item takes. The meeting could end early if the agenda has been completed. Dated: December 6, 2012. Nancy Finley, Field Supervisor, Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office, Arcata, CA. [FR Doc. 2012–30077 Filed 12–12–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P AGENCY: The Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group (TAMWG) affords stakeholders the opportunity to give policy, management, and technical input concerning Trinity River (California) restoration efforts to the Trinity Management Council (TMC). The TMC interprets and recommends SUMMARY: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:21 Dec 12, 2012 Jkt 229001 Bureau of Land Management [LLID100000.L11200000.PH0000] ACTION: 74203 Notice of Public Meetings. In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Idaho Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below. SUMMARY: The RAC will next meet in Idaho Falls, Idaho on January 22–23, 2013 for a two day meeting. The first day will be new member orientation in the afternoon starting at 2:00 p.m. at the Idaho Falls BLM Office, 1405 Hollipark Drive, Idaho Falls, Idaho. The second day will be at the same location starting at 9:00 a.m. with elections of a new chairman, vice chairman and secretary. Other meeting topics include travel management planning updates, mining updates, RAC logistics and district and field office updates. Other topics will be scheduled as appropriate. All meetings are open to the public. DATES: The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in the BLM Idaho Falls District (IFD), which covers eastern Idaho. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the Council. Each formal Council meeting will also have time allocated for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation, tour transportation or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM as provided below. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Wheeler, RAC Coordinator, Idaho Falls District, 1405 Hollipark Dr., Idaho Falls, ID 83401. Telephone: (208) 524– 7550. Email: sawheeler@blm.gov. Dated: December 6, 2012. Joe Kraayenbrink, District Manager, Idaho Falls District. [FR Doc. 2012–30078 Filed 12–12–12; 8:45 am] Notice of Public Meeting, Idaho Falls District Resource Advisory Council Meeting AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P Bureau of Land Management, Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 240 (Thursday, December 13, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-30079]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R6-ES-2012-N295; 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 14, 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 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 this 
permit.
    A permit granted by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act 
authorizes applicant 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 for the application when submitting comments.
    Documents and other information the applicants have submitted 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-704930

    Applicants: Michael Thabault and Nicole Alt, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, Region 6. Ecological Services, Denver, Colorado.
    The applicants request renewal of an existing permit to 
purposefully take (display, photograph, harass by survey, capture, 
electrofish, handle, weigh, measure, mark, obtain biological samples, 
breed in captivity, reintroduce, relocate, remove from the wild, kill, 
and, for plant species only, remove and reduce to possess) all 
threatened and endangered species listed in the States of Colorado, 
Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and 
Wyoming for recovery or scientific purposes or for the enhancement of 
propagation or for enhancing the species' survival. This permit will 
allow Fish and Wildlife Service employees and volunteers to lawfully 
conduct threatened and endangered species activities, in

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conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species' range, as 
outlined in Fish and Wildlife Service employees' and volunteers' 
position descriptions.

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 this permit 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: December 5, 2012.
Nicole Alt,
Acting Assistant Regional Director, Mountain-Prairie Region.
[FR Doc. 2012-30079 Filed 12-12-12; 8:45 am]
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