Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, 31518-31519 [2013-12459]

Download as PDF 31518 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 101 / Friday, May 24, 2013 / Notices June 10, 2013 2 p.m.—5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). DATES: Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109. ADDRESSES: Dated: May 20, 2013. Jennifer Pilat, Executive Secretary, United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board. 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All guests are required to register in advance. Seating is limited and will be on a first come, first served basis. Requests for sign language interpretation, other auxiliary aids, or pre-registration, should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. EDT on June 3, 2013 to Jennifer Pilat, the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone 202– 482–4501, OACIE@trade.gov. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. No time will be available for oral comments from members of the public attending the meeting. Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning the Board’s affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to Jennifer Pilat at the contact information indicated above. To be considered during the meeting, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on June 3, 2013, to ensure transmission to the Board prior to the meeting. Comments received after that date will be distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting. Copies of Board meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting. VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:14 May 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC690 Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of receipt and request for comment. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that NMFS has received applications for eight direct take permits, in the form of Hatchery and Genetic Management Plans (HGMPs), pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). The applications are for hatchery programs in Northeast Oregon and southeast Washington portions of the Snake River basin, for the propagation of spring Chinook salmon and steelhead. The proposed permits would expire in 2018. This document serves to notify the public of the availability of the permit applications and an associated draft environmental assessment (EA) for public review, comment, and submission of written data, views, arguments or other relevant information. All comments and other information received will become part of the public record and will be available for review pursuant to section 10(c) of the ESA. DATES: Comments and other submissions must be received at the appropriate address or fax number (see ADDRESSES) no later than 5:00 p.m. Pacific time on June 24, 2013. ADDRESSES: Written responses to the application and the draft environmental assessment should be sent to Brett Farman, National Marine Fisheries Services, Salmon Management Division, 1201 NE. Lloyd Boulevard, Suite 1100, Portland, OR 97232. Comments may also be submitted by email to: SnakeHatcheries.nwr@noaa.gov. Include in the subject line of the email comment the following identifier: Comments on NE. Oregon/SE. Washington plans. Comments may also be sent via facsimile (fax) to (503) 872– 2737. When commenting on the draft environmental assessment, please refer SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to the specific page number and line number of the subject of your comment. The documents are available on the Internet at www.nwr.noaa.gov. Requests for copies of the permit applications and draft EA may also be directed to the National Marine Fisheries Services, Salmon Management Division, 1201 NE. Lloyd Boulevard, Suite 1100, Portland, OR 97232. Comments received will also be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours by calling (503) 230–5418. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brett Farman at (503) 231–6222 or email: brett.farman@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Species Covered in This Notice Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha): threatened, naturally produced and artificially propagated Snake River spring/summer. Steelhead (O. mykiss): threatened, naturally produced and artificially propagated Snake River. Background Section 9 of the ESA and Federal regulations prohibit the ‘‘taking’’ of a species listed as endangered or threatened. The term ‘‘take’’ is defined under the ESA to mean harass, harm, pursue, hunt, shoot, wound, kill, trap, capture, or collect, or to attempt to engage in any such conduct. NMFS may issue permits to take listed species for any act otherwise prohibited by section 9 for scientific purposes or to enhance the propagation or survival of the affected species, under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA. NMFS regulations governing permits for threatened and endangered species are promulgated at 50 CFR 222.307. Between October 10, 2010, and July 15, 2011, NMFS received applications, in the form of HGMPs, from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), and U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs for ESA section 10(a)(1)(A) permits for the direct take of ESA-listed Snake River spring/summer Chinook salmon and ESA-listed Snake River steelhead in order to carry out artificial propagation (hatchery) programs in northeast Oregon and southeast Washington in the Grande Ronde, Tucannon, and Imnaha River basins. An additional application, for operation of the Lookingglass Hatchery spring Chinook salmon program was received from the ODFW in January 2012. The purpose of these programs is to support conservation, as well as harvest in tribal, recreational, and commercial fisheries. E:\FR\FM\24MYN1.SGM 24MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 101 / Friday, May 24, 2013 / Notices Authority This notice is provided pursuant to section 10(c) of the ESA. NMFS will evaluate each application, associated documents, and comments submitted thereon to determine whether the applications meet the requirements of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA. If it is determined that the requirements are met, permits will be issued to ODFW, WDFW, and the BIA for the purpose of carrying out the hatchery programs. NMFS will publish a record of its final action in the Federal Register. Angela Somma, Chief, Endangered Species Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–12459 Filed 5–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC696 Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Providence Biltmore Hotel, 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 421–0700; fax: (401) 455–3040. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion in the committee’s agenda are as follows: The Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to discuss issues related to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan, including the review of Plan Development Team (PDT) work mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:14 May 23, 2013 related to the development of Amendment 18; potential revision of the goals and objectives for Amendment 18 based on PDT work and recommendations of the Groundfish Advisory Panel. The committee will address other business as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Jkt 229001 Dated: May 21, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–12451 Filed 5–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 31519 416806802 and will be posted to the Gulf Council’s Web site. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Rindone; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene its Coastal Migratory Pelagics (CMP) Advisory Panel (AP). The CMP AP will review materials related to the development and selection of preferred alternatives in Action 6 of Draft Amendment 20 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagics Fishery Management Plan for Gulf of Mexico fisheries. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the CMP AP for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the CMP AP will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. RIN 0648–XC697 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting Dated: May 21, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–12452 Filed 5–23–13; 8:45 am] National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Council to convene public Advisory Panel meeting. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XJ40 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of the Coastal Migratory Pelagics (CMP) Advisory Panel (AP) via webinar. DATES: The meeting will convene at 10 a.m. eastern time on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 and is expected to end no later than 11:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. The registration link for the webinar is https:// www2.gotomeeting.com/register/ SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Endangered Species; File No. 13543 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit modification. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that South Carolina Department of Natural Resources [Responsible Party: Robert Boyles], 217 Ft. Johnson Rd., SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24MYN1.SGM 24MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC690


Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish

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

ACTION: Notice of receipt and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that NMFS has received applications for 
eight direct take permits, in the form of Hatchery and Genetic 
Management Plans (HGMPs), pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 
1973, as amended (ESA). The applications are for hatchery programs in 
Northeast Oregon and southeast Washington portions of the Snake River 
basin, for the propagation of spring Chinook salmon and steelhead. The 
proposed permits would expire in 2018. This document serves to notify 
the public of the availability of the permit applications and an 
associated draft environmental assessment (EA) for public review, 
comment, and submission of written data, views, arguments or other 
relevant information. All comments and other information received will 
become part of the public record and will be available for review 
pursuant to section 10(c) of the ESA.

DATES: Comments and other submissions must be received at the 
appropriate address or fax number (see ADDRESSES) no later than 5:00 
p.m. Pacific time on June 24, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Written responses to the application and the draft 
environmental assessment should be sent to Brett Farman, National 
Marine Fisheries Services, Salmon Management Division, 1201 NE. Lloyd 
Boulevard, Suite 1100, Portland, OR 97232. Comments may also be 
submitted by email to: SnakeHatcheries.nwr@noaa.gov. Include in the 
subject line of the email comment the following identifier: Comments on 
NE. Oregon/SE. Washington plans. Comments may also be sent via 
facsimile (fax) to (503) 872-2737. When commenting on the draft 
environmental assessment, please refer to the specific page number and 
line number of the subject of your comment. The documents are available 
on the Internet at www.nwr.noaa.gov. Requests for copies of the permit 
applications and draft EA may also be directed to the National Marine 
Fisheries Services, Salmon Management Division, 1201 NE. Lloyd 
Boulevard, Suite 1100, Portland, OR 97232. Comments received will also 
be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal 
business hours by calling (503) 230-5418.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brett Farman at (503) 231-6222 or 
email: brett.farman@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Species Covered in This Notice

    Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha): threatened, naturally 
produced and artificially propagated Snake River spring/summer.
    Steelhead (O. mykiss): threatened, naturally produced and 
artificially propagated Snake River.

Background

    Section 9 of the ESA and Federal regulations prohibit the 
``taking'' of a species listed as endangered or threatened. The term 
``take'' is defined under the ESA to mean harass, harm, pursue, hunt, 
shoot, wound, kill, trap, capture, or collect, or to attempt to engage 
in any such conduct. NMFS may issue permits to take listed species for 
any act otherwise prohibited by section 9 for scientific purposes or to 
enhance the propagation or survival of the affected species, under 
section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA. NMFS regulations governing permits for 
threatened and endangered species are promulgated at 50 CFR 222.307.
    Between October 10, 2010, and July 15, 2011, NMFS received 
applications, in the form of HGMPs, from the Oregon Department of Fish 
and Wildlife (ODFW), Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), 
and U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs for ESA section 10(a)(1)(A) permits 
for the direct take of ESA-listed Snake River spring/summer Chinook 
salmon and ESA-listed Snake River steelhead in order to carry out 
artificial propagation (hatchery) programs in northeast Oregon and 
southeast Washington in the Grande Ronde, Tucannon, and Imnaha River 
basins. An additional application, for operation of the Lookingglass 
Hatchery spring Chinook salmon program was received from the ODFW in 
January 2012. The purpose of these programs is to support conservation, 
as well as harvest in tribal, recreational, and commercial fisheries.

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Authority

    This notice is provided pursuant to section 10(c) of the ESA. NMFS 
will evaluate each application, associated documents, and comments 
submitted thereon to determine whether the applications meet the 
requirements of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA.
    If it is determined that the requirements are met, permits will be 
issued to ODFW, WDFW, and the BIA for the purpose of carrying out the 
hatchery programs. NMFS will publish a record of its final action in 
the Federal Register.

Angela Somma,
Chief, Endangered Species Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-12459 Filed 5-23-13; 8:45 am]
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