Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, 60182-60183 [2014-23741]

Download as PDF 60182 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 193 / Monday, October 6, 2014 / Notices Permit number 38540B 40124B Applicant Receipt of application FEDERAL REGISTER notice Arthur Erickson .......................................................... Jan Lundberg ............................................................. 79 FR 39409; July 10, 2014 ...................................... 79 FR 48244; August 15, 2014 ................................. Applicant Receipt of application FEDERAL REGISTER notice Spiegel TV ................................................................. 79 FR 48244; August 15, 2014 ................................. Permit number 40066B 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– 2281. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2014–23742 Filed 10–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2014–N210; FXIA16710900000–156–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 November 5, 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– 2281; or email DMAFR@fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:17 Oct 03, 2014 Jkt 235001 (telephone); (703) 358–2281 (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 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Permit issuance date September 16, 2014. September 23, 2014. Permit issuance date September 23, 2014. 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: University of IllinoisZoological Pathology Program, Maywood, IL; PRT–187330 The applicant requests a permit to import biological specimens taken worldwide from dead wild and captiveheld threatened and endangered species of Canidae (wolves, foxes, dholes and wild dogs), Hyaenidae (hyaenas), Felidae (cats), and Mustelidae (otters, not including marine and sea otters) for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through disease and death investigations. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 193 / Monday, October 6, 2014 / Notices Applicant: Peter Brownell, Grinell, LA; PRT–43912B The applicant requests a permit to import four 6-mm green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) tissue plugs for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. BILLING CODE 4310–55–P The applicant requests a permit to import one, captive-bred, Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 1-year period. Applicant: Morani River Ranch, Uvalde, TX; PRT–46687A The applicant requests amendment of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to add Cuvier’s gazelle (Gazella cuvieri) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Jeff Heidecker, Jacksonville, FL; PRT–103836 The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) and Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Multiple Applicants mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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: Donald Harter, Weidman, MI; PRT–39886B Applicant: Russell Pelan, Jefferson, MD; PRT–43434B Applicant: Brian Quaca, Groesbeck, TX; PRT–44170B Applicant: Matthew McCann, Macedonia, OH; PRT–44171B Applicant: Mark Alger, Flagstaff, AZ; PRT–42321B 17:17 Oct 03, 2014 Jkt 235001 SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2014–23741 Filed 10–3–14; 8:45 am] Applicant: Utah’s Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City, UT; PRT–45002B VerDate Sep<11>2014 ACTION: Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. Applicant: American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY; PRT– 39265B 60183 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Investigation No. 731–TA–1022 (Second Review) Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide From China Determination On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject five-year review, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)), that revocation of the antidumping duty order on refined brown aluminum oxide from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. Background The Commission instituted this review on February 3, 2014 (79 FR 6225) and determined on May 9, 2014 that it would conduct an expedited review (79 FR 48248, August 15, 2014). The Commission completed and filed its determination in this review on October 1, 2014. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4492 (October 2014), entitled Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide from China: Investigation No. 731–TA–1022 (Second Review). By order of the Commission. Issued: October 1, 2014. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–23801 Filed 10–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–345] Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade, 2015 Annual Report United States International Trade Commission. AGENCY: 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR § 207.2(f)). PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Schedule for 2015 report and opportunity to submit information. The Commission has prepared and published annual reports in this series under investigation No. 332–345, Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade, since 1996. The 2015 report, which the Commission plans to publish in April 2015, will provide aggregate data on cross-border trade in services for the period ending in 2013, and transactions by affiliates based outside the country of their parent firm for the period ending in 2012. The report’s analysis will focus on distribution services (logistics, maritime transport, and retail services). The Commission is inviting interested members of the public to furnish information and views in connection with the 2015 report. DATES: November 6, 2014: Deadline for filing written submissions. April 30, 2015: Anticipated date for publishing the report. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E St. SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E St. SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket information system (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov/edis3internal/app. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Erick Oh (202–205–3033 or erick.oh@usitc.gov) or Acting Services Division Chief Jennifer Powell (202–205–3250 or jennifer.powell@ usitc.gov) for information specific to this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of these investigations, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 202–205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server http://www.usitc.gov. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. Background: The 2015 annual services trade report will provide aggregate data on cross-border trade and E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 193 (Monday, October 6, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-IA-2014-N210; FXIA16710900000-156-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 
November 5, 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) 358-2281; or email DMAFR@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358-2104 
(telephone); (703) 358-2281 (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: University of Illinois-Zoological Pathology Program, 
Maywood, IL; PRT-187330
    The applicant requests a permit to import biological specimens 
taken worldwide from dead wild and captive-held threatened and 
endangered species of Canidae (wolves, foxes, dholes and wild dogs), 
Hyaenidae (hyaenas), Felidae (cats), and Mustelidae (otters, not 
including marine and sea otters) for the purpose of enhancement of the 
survival of the species through disease and death investigations. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.

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Applicant: American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY; PRT-39265B
    The applicant requests a permit to import four 6-mm green sea 
turtle (Chelonia mydas) tissue plugs for the purpose of scientific 
research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Utah's Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City, UT; PRT-45002B
    The applicant requests a permit to import one, captive-bred, Amur 
leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) for the purpose of enhancement of 
the survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 1-year period.
Applicant: Morani River Ranch, Uvalde, TX; PRT-46687A
    The applicant requests amendment of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to add Cuvier's gazelle (Gazella 
cuvieri) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.
Applicant: Jeff Heidecker, Jacksonville, FL; PRT-103836
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) and 
Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) to enhance the species' 
propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
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: Donald Harter, Weidman, MI; PRT-39886B
Applicant: Russell Pelan, Jefferson, MD; PRT-43434B
Applicant: Brian Quaca, Groesbeck, TX; PRT-44170B
Applicant: Matthew McCann, Macedonia, OH; PRT-44171B
Applicant: Mark Alger, Flagstaff, AZ; PRT-42321B
Applicant: Peter Brownell, Grinell, LA; PRT-43912B

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2014-23741 Filed 10-3-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-55-P