Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, 45954-45955 [2013-18276]

Download as PDF 45954 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 146 / Tuesday, July 30, 2013 / Notices Public Availability and Comments I. Public Comment Procedures 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. 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). Authority This notice is published under the authority of the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997 (16 U.S.C. 668dd et seq.). Dated: June 14, 2013. Mike Oetker, Deputy Regional Director. [FR Doc. 2013–18231 Filed 7–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2013–N173; FXIA16710900000P5–123–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of receipt of applications for permit. ACTION: 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 August 29, 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. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:32 Jul 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots, Inc., Palm City, FL; PRT–01604B The applicant requests a permit to export five male and four female captive-born St. Vincent Parrots (Amazona guildingii) for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species thorough propagation, to Verein zur Erhaltung bedrohter Papageien e.V. (ACTP), in Schoneiche, Germany. Applicant: Feld Entertainment, Inc., Vienna, VA; PRT–08059B The applicant requests a permit to export biological samples of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) to the African Lion Safari, Ontario, Canada, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species thorough propagation. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, MO; PRT–06587B The applicant requests a permit to export hair samples from captive bred Somali wild ass (Equus africanus somalicus) and Grevy’s zebra (Equus grevyi) for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Joel Owens, Rosenberg, TX; PRT–11914B 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 over a 5-year period. Multiple Applicants The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 146 / Tuesday, July 30, 2013 / Notices (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Larry Bell, Midland, TX; PRT–10814B Applicant: David Flough, Cushing, OK; PRT–09940B Applicant: Neil Davies, Grand Island, NE; PRT–11450B Applicant: Mishael Ashbrook, Monroe, LA; PRT–07316B Applicant: Howard Leavins, Eastpoint, FL; PRT–10713B Applicant: Paul Fiedler, Villard, MN; PRT–06267B Applicant: Tony Ross, Conroe, TX; PRT–10999B Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2013–18276 Filed 7–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Continental Divide grizzly bear conservation strategy, proposed recreation fees by the BLM and the U.S. Forest Service, and updates from the BLM’s Butte, Missoula and Dillon field offices. All RAC meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the RAC. Each formal RAC meeting will also have time allocated for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Abrams, Western Montana Resource Advisory Council Coordinator, Butte Field Office, 106 North Parkmont, Butte, MT 59701, 406–533–7617, dabrams@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. Cornelia H. Hudson, District Manager (Acting), Western Montana District. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [FR Doc. 2013–18240 Filed 7–29–13; 8:45 am] [LLMTB07900 09 L10100000 PH0000 LXAMANMS0000] BILLING CODE 4310–DN–P Notice of Public Meeting; Western Montana Resource Advisory Council DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, [LLID9570000.LL14200000.BJ0000] Interior. Notice of public meeting. ACTION: pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES IDAHO: Filing of Plats of Survey In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Western Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held August 21, 2013. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. with a 30-minute public comment period starting at 11:30 a.m. and will adjourn at 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be in the BLM’s Butte Field Office, 106 N. Parkmont in Butte, MT. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 15member council advises the Secretary of the Interior on a variety of management issues associated with public land management in Montana. During this meeting the council will participate in/ discuss/act upon several topics, including a discussion of the Northern SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:32 Jul 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of surveys. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has officially filed the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, effective 9:00 a.m., on the dates specified. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, 1387 South Vinnell Way, Boise, Idaho 83709– 1657. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: These surveys were executed at the request of the Bureau of Land Management to meet their administrative needs. The lands surveyed are: The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the south boundary and subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of section 35, T., 11 N., SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45955 R., 5 W., of the Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1362, was accepted June 5, 2013. The plat representing the entire survey record of the dependent resurvey of a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of section 34, T., 2 N., R., 17 E., of the Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1384, was accepted June 14, 2013. The plat representing the entire survey record of the dependent resurvey of a portion of the west boundary and subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of section 7, and a metes-and-bounds survey in section 7, T., 7 S., R. 35 E., of the Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1312, was accepted June 24, 2013. The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the east boundary, subdivisional lines, and boundaries of certain mineral surveys, and the subdivision of sections 26 and 27, T., 48 N., R. 5 E., of the Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1275, was accepted June 28, 2013. This survey was executed at the request of the Bureau of Indian Affairs to meet their administrative needs. The lands surveyed are: The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the east and north boundaries, subdivisional lines, and subdivision of section 3, and the additional subdivision of section 3, and the subdivision of sections 9 and 12, T. 34 N., R. 2 W., Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1353, was accepted May 9, 2013. This survey was executed at the request of the Bureau of Reclamation to meet their administrative needs. The lands surveyed are: The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the subdivisional lines and the subdivision of sections 3, 4, 10, and 11, and the further subdivision of section 4, and metes-andbounds surveys in sections 3, 4, 10, and 11, T. 2 N., R. 3 E., of the Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1366, was accepted May 29, 2013. This survey was executed at the request of the USDA Forest Service to meet their administrative needs. The lands surveyed are: The field notes representing the remonumentation of certain mile posts and angle points along the boundary between the states of Idaho and Montana, T. 27 N., Rs. 21 and 22 E., Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1500, was approved June 19, 2013. E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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[FR Doc No: 2013-18276]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N173; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000]


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 
August 29, 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: Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots, 
Inc., Palm City, FL; PRT-01604B
    The applicant requests a permit to export five male and four female 
captive-born St. Vincent Parrots (Amazona guildingii) for the purpose 
of enhancement of the survival of the species thorough propagation, to 
Verein zur Erhaltung bedrohter Papageien e.V. (ACTP), in Schoneiche, 
Germany.
Applicant: Feld Entertainment, Inc., Vienna, VA; PRT-08059B
    The applicant requests a permit to export biological samples of 
Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) to the African Lion Safari, Ontario, 
Canada, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species 
thorough propagation. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, MO; PRT-06587B
    The applicant requests a permit to export hair samples from captive 
bred Somali wild ass (Equus africanus somalicus) and Grevy's zebra 
(Equus grevyi) for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the 
species.
Applicant: Joel Owens, Rosenberg, TX; PRT-11914B
    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 over a 5-year period.
Multiple Applicants
    The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-
hunted trophy of one male bontebok

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(Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained 
under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the 
purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.
Applicant: Larry Bell, Midland, TX; PRT-10814B
Applicant: David Flough, Cushing, OK; PRT-09940B
Applicant: Neil Davies, Grand Island, NE; PRT-11450B
Applicant: Mishael Ashbrook, Monroe, LA; PRT-07316B
Applicant: Howard Leavins, Eastpoint, FL; PRT-10713B
Applicant: Paul Fiedler, Villard, MN; PRT-06267B
Applicant: Tony Ross, Conroe, TX; PRT-10999B

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2013-18276 Filed 7-29-13; 8:45 am]
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