Endangered Species; File No. 17183, 26323 [2013-10540]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 87 / Monday, May 6, 2013 / Notices Dated: May 1, 2013. Lois J. Schiffer, NOAA General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2013–10693 Filed 5–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–12–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC078 Endangered Species; File No. 17183 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Issuance of permit. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Raymond Carthy, Ph.D., University of Florida, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, 117 NewinsZiegler Hall, P.O. Box 110450, Gainesville, FL 32611, has been issued a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), and Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research. ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review 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. SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Cairns or Amy Hapeman, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 2, 2012, notice was published in the Federal Register (77 FR 39220) that a request for a scientific research permit to take green, loggerhead, hawksbill, and Kemp’s ridley sea turtles had been submitted by the above-named individual. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226). Dr. Carthy has been issued a five-year permit to continue long-term research on the demographics and movements of green, loggerhead, hawksbill, and Kemp’s ridley sea turtles off the VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:06 May 03, 2013 Jkt 229001 northwest coast of Florida. Researchers are authorized to capture sea turtles annually by strike net, tangle net, dip net or hand capture. Captured sea turtles may be measured, weighed, passive integrated transponder tagged, flipper tagged, epibiota sampled, tissue sampled, blood sampled, gastric lavaged, carapace marked, photographed, and released. A subset of sea turtles may be fitted with telemetry tags—either a satellite tag or an acoustic tag with an accelerometer. Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a finding that such permit (1) Was applied for in good faith, (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: April 30, 2013. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–10540 Filed 5–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration First Responder Network Authority Board Special Meeting National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting of the First Responder Network Authority. AGENCY: The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) will hold a Special Meeting via telephone conference (teleconference) on May 8, 2013. DATES: The Special Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The Special Meeting will be conducted via teleconference. Members of the public may listen to the meeting by dialing toll-free 1 (888) 469–1931 and entering passcode 9056016. Due to the limited number of ports, attendance via teleconference will be on a first-come, first-served basis. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Uzoma Onyeije, Secretary, FirstNet, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230: telephone (202) 482–0016; email uzoma@firstnet.gov. Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482–7002. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 26323 Background: The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (Act), Public Law 112–96, 126 Stat. 156 (2012), created FirstNet as an independent authority within the NTIA. The Act directs FirstNet to establish a single nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network. The FirstNet Board is responsible for making strategic decisions regarding FirstNet’s operations. As provided in section 4.08 of the FirstNet Bylaws, the Board through this Notice provides at least two days’ notice of a Special Meeting of the Board to be held on May 8, 2013. The Board may, by a majority vote, close a portion of the Special Meeting as necessary to preserve the confidentiality of commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential, to discuss personnel matters, or to discuss legal matters affecting FirstNet, including pending or potential litigation. See 47 U.S.C. 1424(e)(2). Matters to Be Considered: NTIA will post an agenda for the Special Meeting on its Web site, http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet prior to the meeting. The agenda topics are subject to change. Time and Date: The Special Meeting will be held on May 8, 2013, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The times and dates are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/ firstnet for the most up-to-date information. Other Information: The teleconference for the Special Meeting is open to the public. On the date and time of the Special Meeting, members of the public may call toll-free 1 (888) 469–1931 and enter passcode 9056016 to listen to the meeting. If you experience technical difficulty, please contact Helen Shaw by telephone (202) 482–1157; or via email hshaw@ntia.doc.gov. Public access will be limited to listen-only. Due to the limited number of ports, attendance via teleconference will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The Special Meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations are asked to notify Mr. Onyeije, by telephone (202) 482–0016 or email uzoma@firstnet.gov, at least two days (2) business days before the meeting. Records: NTIA maintains records of all Board proceedings. Board minutes will be available at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet. Dated: May 1, 2013. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. 2013–10663 Filed 5–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC078


Endangered Species; File No. 17183

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

ACTION: Issuance of permit.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Raymond Carthy, Ph.D., University 
of Florida, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, 117 
Newins-Ziegler Hall, P.O. Box 110450, Gainesville, FL 32611, has been 
issued a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead (Caretta 
caretta), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), and Kemp's ridley 
(Lepidochelys kempii) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research.

ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review 
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.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 2, 2012, notice was published in the 
Federal Register (77 FR 39220) that a request for a scientific research 
permit to take green, loggerhead, hawksbill, and Kemp's ridley sea 
turtles had been submitted by the above-named individual. The requested 
permit has been issued under the authority of the Endangered Species 
Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the 
regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of 
endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222-226).
    Dr. Carthy has been issued a five-year permit to continue long-term 
research on the demographics and movements of green, loggerhead, 
hawksbill, and Kemp's ridley sea turtles off the northwest coast of 
Florida. Researchers are authorized to capture sea turtles annually by 
strike net, tangle net, dip net or hand capture. Captured sea turtles 
may be measured, weighed, passive integrated transponder tagged, 
flipper tagged, epibiota sampled, tissue sampled, blood sampled, 
gastric lavaged, carapace marked, photographed, and released. A subset 
of sea turtles may be fitted with telemetry tags--either a satellite 
tag or an acoustic tag with an accelerometer.
    Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a 
finding that such permit (1) Was applied for in good faith, (2) will 
not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened 
species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth 
in section 2 of the ESA.

    Dated: April 30, 2013.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-10540 Filed 5-3-13; 8:45 am]
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