Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, 52038-52039 [2014-20651]

Download as PDF 52038 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 169 / Tuesday, September 2, 2014 / Notices Permit No. Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice Permit issuance date 35436A .............. Camden Aquarium, LLC ............... 79 FR 39409; July 10, 2014 ................................................................ August 14, 2014. Marine Mammals 187053 .............. 30427B .............. 35442B .............. ABR, Inc. Environmental Research and Services. Steven Kazlowski ......................... Yukon Route Productions ............. Availability of Documents 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: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, Branch of Permits, MS: IA, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041; fax (703) 358– 2280. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2014–20652 Filed 8–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2014–N186; FXIA16710900000 –145–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. AGENCY: 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 October 2, 2014. ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, Branch of Permits, MS: IA, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041; fax (703) 358– 2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:57 Aug 29, 2014 Jkt 232001 79 FR 8203; February 11, 2014 .......................................................... August 8, 2014. 79 FR 24445; April 30, 2014 ............................................................... 79 FR 36090; June 25, 2014 ............................................................... August 22, 2014. August 12, 2014. (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). 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 PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Exotic Feline Breeding Compound Inc., Rosamond, CA; PRT– 39418B, 43610B, 43611B The applicant requests a permit to import three captive-bred snow leopards (Uncia uncia), two male and one female, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Memphis Zoo, Memphis, TN; PRT–38006B The applicant requests a permit to import semen from two captive-bred male Giant Pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) 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. E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 169 / Tuesday, September 2, 2014 / Notices Applicant: Christopher Murray, Auburn University, Auburn, AL; PRT–37540B The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples taken from American crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus) in the wild of Costa Rica for the purpose of scientific research. Applicant: Colin Klimek, Saint Charles, IL; PRT–797847 The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) and radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA; PRT–24200B The applicant requests a permit to export 241 saliva samples from captive born and captive held Western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) for the purpose of scientific research. Multiple Applicants The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (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: Ramon Gonzalez, Alexandria VA; PRT–40316B Applicant: Byron Christie, Nichols Hills, OK; PRT–42019B Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2014–20651 Filed 8–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [LLAK910000 L13100000.DB0000 LXSINSSI0000] Notice of Public Meeting, North Slope Science Initiative—Science Technical Advisory Panel Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, North Slope Science Initiative, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:57 Aug 29, 2014 Jkt 232001 Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI)—Science Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held September 23 and 24, 2014, at the Campbell Creek Science Center, 5600 Science Center Drive, Anchorage, Alaska. The meetings will begin at 9:00 a.m. each day. Public comment will be received between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis Lassuy, Deputy Director and Acting Designated Federal Officer, North Slope Science Initiative, AK–910, c/o Bureau of Land Management, 222 W. Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, AK 99513, (907) 271–3212 or email dlassuy@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, seven days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NSSI STAP provides advice and recommendations to the NSSI Oversight Group regarding priority information needs for management decisions across the North Slope of Alaska. These priority information needs may include recommendations on inventory, monitoring, and research activities that contribute to informed resource management decisions. This meeting agenda will include discussions of: The North Slope Scenarios Project; a longterm monitoring strategy for the North Slope; and review of the status of the Emerging Issues Summaries revised in June 2014. In addition, the STAP will join the NSSI Oversight Group in a joint meeting the afternoon of September 24, 2014. The public may present written comments to the STAP through the Deputy Director, North Slope Science Initiative. Each formal meeting will also have time allotted 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. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation, transportation, or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the Deputy Director, North Slope Science Initiative. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52039 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. Dated: August 21, 2014. Bud C. Cribley, State Director. [FR Doc. 2014–20576 Filed 8–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLIDT000000.L11200000.DD0000.241A.00; MO 4500069133] Notice of Public Meetings, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council will meet September 18, 2014, at La Quinta Inn, 539 Poleline Road, Twin Falls, Idaho. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end no later than 3:00 p.m. The public comment period will take place from 9:10 a.m. to 9:40 a.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heather Tiel-Nelson, Twin Falls District, Idaho, 2536 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301, (208) 736– 2352. SUMMARY: The 15member RAC advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Idaho. During the September 18th meeting, there will be an overview of the roles and responsibilities of a BLM law enforcement officer, an overview of the 2014 fire season and field office updates. Additional topics may be added and will be included in local media announcements. More information is available at SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 169 (Tuesday, September 2, 2014)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20651]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-IA-2014-N186; FXIA16710900000-145-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 
October 2, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of 
Management Authority, Branch of Permits, MS: IA, 5275 Leesburg Pike, 
Falls Church, VA 22041; 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: Exotic Feline Breeding Compound Inc., Rosamond, CA; PRT-
39418B, 43610B, 43611B
    The applicant requests a permit to import three captive-bred snow 
leopards (Uncia uncia), two male and one female, for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species.
Applicant: Memphis Zoo, Memphis, TN; PRT-38006B
    The applicant requests a permit to import semen from two captive-
bred male Giant Pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) 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.

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Applicant: Christopher Murray, Auburn University, Auburn, AL; PRT-
37540B
    The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples taken 
from American crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus) in the wild of Costa Rica 
for the purpose of scientific research.
Applicant: Colin Klimek, Saint Charles, IL; PRT-797847
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) and radiated 
tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance the species' propagation or 
survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA; PRT-24200B
    The applicant requests a permit to export 241 saliva samples from 
captive born and captive held Western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla 
gorilla) for the purpose of scientific research.
Multiple Applicants
    The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-
hunted trophy of one male bontebok (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: Ramon Gonzalez, Alexandria VA; PRT-40316B
Applicant: Byron Christie, Nichols Hills, OK; PRT-42019B

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2014-20651 Filed 8-29-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-55-P