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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2013 / Notices leucocephalus), which is protected under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. Other Alternatives We seek information regarding other reasonable alternatives during this scoping period and will evaluate the impacts associated with such alternatives in the draft EIS. Public Availability of Comments Written comments we receive become part of the public record associated with this action. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that the 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. Environmental Analysis The Service will conduct an analysis of the impacts to the ABB and its habitat, and other resources such as vegetation, wetlands, wildlife, geology and soils, air quality, water resources, water quality, cultural resources, land use, recreation, water use, local economy, climate change, and environmental justice resulting from the proposed GCP and other alternatives considered. Following completion of the analysis, the Service will publish a notice of availability and a request for comments on the draft EIS and the draft GCP. The draft EIS and draft GCP are expected to be completed and available to the public in January or February, 2013. Dated: December 17, 2012. Joy E. Nicholopoulos, Acting, Regional Director, Southwest Region, Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2013–02256 Filed 1–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FWS–HQ–IA–2013–N024; FXIA16710900000P5–123–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:26 Jan 31, 2013 Jkt 229001 We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities. SUMMARY: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before March 4, 2013. DATES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358–2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Comment Procedures A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted applications? Send your request for copies of applications or comments and materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication date, the PRTnumber, and the name of the applicant in your request or submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an email or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email address in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond to your request electronically. Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include sufficient information with your comments to allow us to authenticate any scientific or commercial data you include. The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those supported by quantitative information or studies; and (2) Those that include citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. We will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES). PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7447 B. May I review comments submitted by others? Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the street address listed under ADDRESSES. The public may review documents and other information applicants have sent in support of the application unless our allowing viewing would violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. 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. II. Background To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected species, and in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), along with Executive Order 13576, ‘‘Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and Accountable Government,’’ and the President’s Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies of January 21, 2009—Transparency and Open Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), which call on all Federal agencies to promote openness and transparency in Government by disclosing information to the public, we invite public comment on these permit applications before final action is taken. III. Permit Applications A. Endangered Species Applicant: Ronald Garison, Ozona, TX; PRT–94067A The applicant requests a permit authorizing interstate and foreign commerce, export, and cull of excess scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) from the captive herd maintained at their facility, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Montgomery Zoo, Montgomery, AL; PRT–769096 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1 7448 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2013 / Notices Alligatoridae Boidae (does not include Mona boa or Puerto Rico boa) Crocodylidae (does not include American crocodile) Gekkonidae Testudinidae Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Species: Banteng (Bos javanicus) Slender-horned gazelle (Gazella leptoceros) Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) Eld’s deer (Cervus eldii) Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) Maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) Spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus) Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) Galapagos tortoise (Geochelone nigra) Applicant: International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, WI; PRT–691895 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the family Gruidae, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Oklahoma City Zoo, Oklahoma City, OK; PRT–683609 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families, genera, and species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Families: Bovidae Camelidae Canidae Cebidae Cervidae Equidae Felidae (does not include jaguar, margay or ocelot) Hominidae Hylobatidae Macropodidae Manidae Rhinocerotidae Suidae Tapiridae Ursidae Accipitridae Anatidae (does not include Hawaiian duck or Hawaiian goose) Bucerotidae Cathartidae Columbidae Falconidae Gruidae Laridae Psittacidae (does not include thickbilled parrot) Rallidae Strigidae Struthionidae Sturnidae (does not include Aplonis pelzelni) Threskiornithidae VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:26 Jan 31, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Applicant: Panther Ridge Sanctuary, Wellington, FL; PRT–203027 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. AGENCY: Applicant: West Coast Game Park, Bandon, OR; PRT–667821 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Species: Leopard (Panthera pardus) Snow leopard (Uncia uncia) Applicant: Smoky Mountain Zoo, Pigeon Forge, TN; PRT–95036A The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Species: Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) Black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata) Red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra) Cottontop tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) Barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii) Scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) Addax (Addax nasomaculatus) Red lechwe (Kobus leche) Applicant: Larry Johnson, Boerne, TX; PRT–89186A The applicant requests a permit to export 40 live Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) to Environment Agency Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for the purposes of enhancement of the survival of the species. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2013–02174 Filed 1–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Indian Affairs Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, WA Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability. This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Spokane Tribe of Indians (Tribe), National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), the City of Airway Heights (City), Spokane County, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the U.S. Department of the Air force (Air Force) serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, Washington, and that the FEIS is now available for public review. DATES: The Record of Decision on the proposed action will be issued on or after 30 days from the date the EPA publishes its Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. Any comments on the FEIS must arrive on or before 30 days following the date the EPA publishes its Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: You may mail or hand deliver written comments to Mr. Stanley Speaks, Northwest Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Northwest Region, 911 Northeast 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. B.J. Howerton, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Northwest Region, 911 Northeast 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232; fax (503) 231–2275; phone (503) 231–6749. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Tribe has requested that the Secretary of the Interior issue a two-part determination under Section 20 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) for Class III gaming on 145 acres held in Federal trust for the Tribe in the City of Airway Heights adjacent to the unincorporated West Plains area of Spokane County, Washington. The project site is located immediately northwest of the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 (S–2) and Craig Road. The Proposed Project consists of the following components: (1) Issuance of a SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

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Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities 
with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species 
Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal 
authorization is acquired that allows such activities.

DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before 
March 4, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 
22203; fax (703) 358-2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358-2104 
(telephone); (703) 358-2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Public Comment Procedures

A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted 
applications?

    Send your request for copies of applications or comments and 
materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed 
under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication 
date, the PRT-number, and the name of the applicant in your request or 
submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an email 
or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email address 
in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond 
to your request electronically.
    Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. 
Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in 
this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include 
sufficient information with your comments to allow us to authenticate 
any scientific or commercial data you include.
    The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and 
likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those supported by 
quantitative information or studies; and (2) Those that include 
citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. We 
will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we 
receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments 
delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES).

B. May I review comments submitted by others?

    Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will 
be available for public review at the street address listed under 
ADDRESSES. The public may review documents and other information 
applicants have sent in support of the application unless our allowing 
viewing would violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. 
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.

II. Background

    To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected 
species, and in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), along with 
Executive Order 13576, ``Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and 
Accountable Government,'' and the President's Memorandum for the Heads 
of Executive Departments and Agencies of January 21, 2009--Transparency 
and Open Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), which call on all 
Federal agencies to promote openness and transparency in Government by 
disclosing information to the public, we invite public comment on these 
permit applications before final action is taken.

III. Permit Applications

A. Endangered Species

Applicant: Ronald Garison, Ozona, TX; PRT-94067A
    The applicant requests a permit authorizing interstate and foreign 
commerce, export, and cull of excess scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah) 
from the captive herd maintained at their facility, for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Montgomery Zoo, Montgomery, AL; PRT-769096
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to 
enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

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    Species:

Banteng (Bos javanicus)
Slender-horned gazelle (Gazella leptoceros)
Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis)
Eld's deer (Cervus eldii)
Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)
Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris)
Maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus)
Spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus)
Andean condor (Vultur gryphus)
Galapagos tortoise (Geochelone nigra)
Applicant: International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, WI; PRT-691895
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the family Gruidae, to enhance 
their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to 
be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Oklahoma City Zoo, Oklahoma City, OK; PRT-683609
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families, genera, 
and species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.
    Families:

Bovidae
Camelidae
Canidae
Cebidae
Cervidae
Equidae
Felidae (does not include jaguar, margay or ocelot)
Hominidae
Hylobatidae
Macropodidae
Manidae
Rhinocerotidae
Suidae
Tapiridae
Ursidae
Accipitridae
Anatidae (does not include Hawaiian duck or Hawaiian goose)
Bucerotidae
Cathartidae
Columbidae
Falconidae
Gruidae
Laridae
Psittacidae (does not include thick-billed parrot)
Rallidae
Strigidae
Struthionidae
Sturnidae (does not include Aplonis pelzelni)
Threskiornithidae
Alligatoridae
Boidae (does not include Mona boa or Puerto Rico boa)
Crocodylidae (does not include American crocodile)
Gekkonidae
Testudinidae

    Species:

Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Applicant: Panther Ridge Sanctuary, Wellington, FL; PRT-203027
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the clouded leopard (Neofelis 
nebulosa) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.
Applicant: West Coast Game Park, Bandon, OR; PRT-667821
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to 
enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
    Species:

Leopard (Panthera pardus)
Snow leopard (Uncia uncia)
Applicant: Smoky Mountain Zoo, Pigeon Forge, TN; PRT-95036A
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance their propagation 
or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.
    Species:

Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta)
Black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata)
Red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra)
Cottontop tamarin (Saguinus oedipus)
Barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii)
Scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah)
Addax (Addax nasomaculatus)
Red lechwe (Kobus leche)
Applicant: Larry Johnson, Boerne, TX; PRT-89186A
    The applicant requests a permit to export 40 live Arabian oryx 
(Oryx leucoryx) to Environment Agency Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab 
Emirates for the purposes of enhancement of the survival of the 
species.

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
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