Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, 17710-17711 [2013-06624]

Download as PDF 17710 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 56 / Friday, March 22, 2013 / Notices SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax ADDRESSES: 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: On the dates below, as authorized by the provisions of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), as amended, and/or the MMPA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), we issued requested permits subject to certain conditions set forth therein. For each permit for an endangered species, we found that (1) The application was filed in good faith, (2) The granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species, and (3) The granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA. ENDANGERED SPECIES Permit No. 69463A 69465A 88568A 91717A 90697A 724540 .................................. .................................. .................................. .................................. .................................. .................................. Receipt of application Federal Register notice Applicant Denver Zoological Foundation .................... Denver Zoological Foundation .................... The Living Desert ....................................... Thomas Archipley ....................................... Stephen Dunbar, Loma Linda University ... Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research. 77 77 77 77 78 78 FR FR FR FR FR FR 41198; July 12, 2012 ....................... 41198; July 12, 2012 ....................... 66476; November 5, 2012 ............... 74506; December 14, 2012 ............. 4162; January 18, 2013 .................. 5481; January 25, 2013 .................. Permit issuance date February 22, 2012. February 22, 2012. February 12, 2013. March 4, 2013. March 15, 2013. March 12, 2013. MARINE MAMMALS Permit No. Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice 134593 and 134595 .............. 73634A .................................. Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium ............. Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science, Alaska SeaLife Center. 71 FR 53464; September 11, 2006 ............ 77 FR 70457; November 26, 2012 ............. Availability of Documents ACTION: Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents to: Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358–2280. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2013–06596 Filed 3–21–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Notice of availability; request for comments. 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. With some exceptions, 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 requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by April 22, 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–98708A). • Email: permitsR6ES@fws.gov. Please refer to the respective permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE–98708A) in the subject line of the message. ADDRESSES: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R6–ES–2013–N071; FXES11130600000D2–123–FF06E00000] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:27 Mar 21, 2013 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Permit issuance date March 13, 2013. March 8, 2013. • U.S. Mail: 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) 236–4212 to make an appointment during regular business hours at 134 Union Blvd., Suite 645, Lakewood, CO 80228. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Konishi, Permit Coordinator Ecological Services, (303) 236–4212 (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 you to conduct activities with United States 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 E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 56 / Friday, March 22, 2013 / Notices 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. Authority We provide this notice under section 10 of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) Dated: March 18, 2013. Michael G. Thabault, Assistant Regional Director, Mountain-Prairie Region. [FR Doc. 2013–06624 Filed 3–21–13; 8:45 am] Application Available for Review and Comment BILLING CODE 4310–55–P We invite local, State, and Federal agencies, and the public to comment on the following application. 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). DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Permit Application Number: TE– 98708A Applicant: South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources, PMB 2020, Joe Foss Building, 523 E. Capitol, Pierre, SD 57501. The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, handle, release) Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities in South Dakota for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. National Environmental Policy Act In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (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)). srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Jkt 229001 Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. AGENCY: 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 April 22, 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. Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. 18:27 Mar 21, 2013 [FWS–HQ–IA–2013–N073; FXIA16710900000P5–123–FF09A30000] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Public Availability of Comments VerDate Mar<15>2010 Fish and Wildlife Service 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. PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17711 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. E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 56 (Friday, March 22, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R6-ES-2013-N071; 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. With some exceptions, 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 requires that we invite public comment before issuing 
these permits.

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by 
April 22, 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-98708A).
     Email: permitsR6ES@fws.gov. Please refer to the respective 
permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE-98708A) in the subject line of the 
message.
     U.S. Mail: 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-
4212 to make an appointment during regular business hours at 134 Union 
Blvd., Suite 645, Lakewood, CO 80228.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Konishi, Permit Coordinator 
Ecological Services, (303) 236-4212 (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 you to conduct activities with United States 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

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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.

Application Available for Review and Comment

    We invite local, State, and Federal agencies, and the public to 
comment on the following application. 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-98708A

Applicant: South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources, 
PMB 2020, Joe Foss Building, 523 E. Capitol, Pierre, SD 57501.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, handle, release) 
Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka) in conjunction with surveys and 
population monitoring activities in South Dakota for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

National Environmental Policy Act

    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (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: March 18, 2013.
Michael G. Thabault,
Assistant Regional Director, Mountain-Prairie Region.
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