Endangered Species; File No. 13543, 3882-3883 [2013-00889]

Download as PDF 3882 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 12 / Thursday, January 17, 2013 / Notices Preliminary Issues Preliminary issues identified include the potential effect to livestock grazing, heritage resources, fisheries, water quality, sensitive plants, the introduction and/or spread of invasive plants, and forage for big game species. In addition, the team will analyze the cumulative effects of this Proposed Action where it overlaps with the effects of other activities, including vegetation and fuels management. Scoping Process Public comments about this proposal are requested in order to assist in identifying issues, determining how to best manage the resources, and focusing the analysis. Comments received to this notice, including names and addresses of those who comments will be part of the public record for this proposed action. Comments submitted anonymously will be accepted and considered; however, anonymous comments will not provide the Agency with the ability to afford the respondent with subsequent environmental documents. Dated: January 11, 2013. Sandra Henning, District Ranger. [FR Doc. 2013–00890 Filed 1–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the U. S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee (Committee) in Denver, CO. Dates and Times: The meeting will be held on Wednesday February 6, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-todate meeting agenda. 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The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http://www.ioos.gov/advisorycommittee. Special Accommodations: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Jessica Snowden, alternate Designated Federal Official at 301–427–2453 by January 23, 2013. Dated: December 20, 2012. Zdenka S. Willis, Director, U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System. [FR Doc. 2013–00892 Filed 1–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XJ40 Endangered Species; File No. 13543 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for a permit modification. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, 217 Ft. Johnson Rd., Charleston, SC 29412, has requested a modification to scientific research Permit No. 13543. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before February 19, 2013. ADDRESSES: The modification request and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov/, and then selecting File No. 13543 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available 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; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 824–5312; fax (727) 824–5309. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 12 / Thursday, January 17, 2013 / Notices the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. ANNOUNCED TIME AND DATE OF MEETING: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 10 a.m.– 11 a.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: MEETING CANCELED. The subject modification to Permit No. 13543, issued on May 6, 2009 (74 FR 20926) is requested under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222– 226). Permit No. 13543 authorizes the permit holder to handle, measure, weigh, passive integrated transponder tag, flipper tag, and photograph loggerhead (Caretta caretta), green (Chelonia mydas), Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), olive ridley (L. olivacea), and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles that have already been captured by authorized coastal trawl surveys in waters off of North Carolina to Florida. The purpose of the research is to further the understanding of the growth, distribution, and life history of sea turtles. The permit is valid through April 30, 2014. The permit holder requests authorization to increase the annual take limit for Kemp’s ridley and loggerhead sea turtles from 15 to 32 animals and 45 to 50 animals, respectively, on which they may conduct authorized research procedures. The increase would accommodate recent increases in capture rates of these species in the trawl surveys. Unless additional take is authorized, opportunities will be lost to collect valuable data on Kemp’s ridley and loggerhead sea turtles. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–00889 Filed 1–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings [CPSC Docket No. 13–C0002] U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., Provisional Acceptance of a Settlement Agreement and Order AGENCY: FEDERAL REGISTER CITATION OF PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENT: Vol. 78, No. 7, Thursday, January 10, 2013, page 2257. For a recorded message containing the latest agenda information, call (301) 504–7948. Amy Hapeman or Kristy Beard, (301) 427–8401. CONTACT PERSON FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Todd A. Stevenson, Office of the Secretary, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 504–7923. Dated: January 15, 2013. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–01082 Filed 1–15–13; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Notice Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 10:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m. TIME AND DATE: Room 420, Bethesda Towers, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland. PLACE: Commission Meeting—Open to the Public. STATUS: Matters To Be Considered Briefing Matters: Sections 1112/1118 Requirements for Third Party Conformity Assessment Bodies—Draft Final Rule A live webcast of the Meeting can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov/webcast. For a recorded message containing the latest agenda information, call (301) 504–7948. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Todd A. Stevenson, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, (301) 504–7923. Dated: January 15, 2013. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–01030 Filed 1–15–13; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:19 Jan 16, 2013 Jkt 229001 3883 PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Consumer Product Safety Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: It is the policy of the Commission to publish settlements which it provisionally accepts under the Consumer Product Safety Act in the Federal Register in accordance with the terms of 16 CFR 1118.20(e). Published below is a provisionally-accepted Settlement Agreement with The BonTon Stores, Inc., containing a civil penalty of $450,000.00, within twenty (20) days of service of the Commission’s final Order accepting the Settlement Agreement. SUMMARY: Any interested person may ask the Commission not to accept this agreement or otherwise comment on its contents by filing a written request with the Office of the Secretary by February 1, 2013. ADDRESSES: Persons wishing to comment on this Settlement Agreement should send written comments to the Comment 13–C0002, Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Room 820, Bethesda, Maryland 20814– 4408. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sean R. Ward, Trial Attorney, Division of Compliance, Office of the General Counsel, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland 20814–4408; telephone (301) 504–7602. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The text of the Agreement and Order appears below. DATES: Dated: December 12, 2012. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary. Settlement Agreement 1. In accordance with the Consumer Product Safety Act, 15 U.S.C. 2051– 2089 (CPSA) and 16 CFR 1118.20, The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (Bon-Ton) and staff of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (staff and Commission) hereby enter into this Settlement Agreement (Agreement). The Agreement and the incorporated attached Order resolve staff’s allegations set forth below. E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 12 (Thursday, January 17, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-00889]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XJ40


Endangered Species; File No. 13543

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

ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for a permit modification.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that South Carolina Department of 
Natural Resources, 217 Ft. Johnson Rd., Charleston, SC 29412, has 
requested a modification to scientific research Permit No. 13543.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or 
before February 19, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The modification request and related documents are available 
for review by selecting ``Records Open for Public Comment'' from the 
Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species 
(APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov/, and then selecting File 
No. 13543 from the list of available applications. These documents are 
also available 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; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 
263 13th Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 824-5312; fax 
(727) 824-5309.
    Written comments on this application should be submitted to the 
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at

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the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile 
to (301) 713-0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please 
include the File No. in the subject line of the email comment.
    Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a 
written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the 
address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons 
why a hearing on this application would be appropriate.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject modification to Permit No. 
13543, issued on May 6, 2009 (74 FR 20926) is requested under the 
authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 
1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and 
exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222-226).
    Permit No. 13543 authorizes the permit holder to handle, measure, 
weigh, passive integrated transponder tag, flipper tag, and photograph 
loggerhead (Caretta caretta), green (Chelonia mydas), Kemp's ridley 
(Lepidochelys kempii), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), olive ridley 
(L. olivacea), and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles that 
have already been captured by authorized coastal trawl surveys in 
waters off of North Carolina to Florida. The purpose of the research is 
to further the understanding of the growth, distribution, and life 
history of sea turtles. The permit is valid through April 30, 2014. The 
permit holder requests authorization to increase the annual take limit 
for Kemp's ridley and loggerhead sea turtles from 15 to 32 animals and 
45 to 50 animals, respectively, on which they may conduct authorized 
research procedures. The increase would accommodate recent increases in 
capture rates of these species in the trawl surveys. Unless additional 
take is authorized, opportunities will be lost to collect valuable data 
on Kemp's ridley and loggerhead sea turtles.

P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-00889 Filed 1-16-13; 8:45 am]
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