Receipt of an Incidental Take Permit Application for Participation in the Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma, 2724-2725 [2015-00725]

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[FR Doc. 2015–00797 Filed 1–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R2–ES–2014–N259; FXES11130200000–156–FF02ENEH00] Receipt of an Incidental Take Permit Application for Participation in the Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for public comments. AGENCY: Under the Endangered Species Act, as amended (Act), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on an incidental take permit application for take of the federally listed American burying beetle resulting from activities associated with the geophysical exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning of oil and gas well field infrastructure within Oklahoma. If approved, the permit would be issued under the approved Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan Associated with Issuance of Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permits for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma (ICP). SUMMARY: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or before February 19, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may obtain copies of all documents and submit comments on the applicant’s ITP application by one of the following methods. Please refer to DATES: E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 12 / Tuesday, January 20, 2015 / Notices Permit TE–54185B DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Applicant: Chaparral Energy, LLC, Oklahoma City, OK. Applicant requests a new permit for gas upstream and midstream production, including geophysical exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning of gas well field infrastructure, as well as construction, maintenance, operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation of gas gathering, transmission, and distribution pipeline infrastructure within Oklahoma. Introduction Public Availability of Comments Under the Endangered Species Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.; Act), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on an incidental take permit (ITP) application for take of the federally listed American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) resulting from activities associated with geophysical exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning of oil and gas well field infrastructure within Oklahoma. If approved, the permit would be issued to the applicant under the Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan Associated with Issuance of Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permits for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma (ICP). The ICP was made available for comment on April 16, 2014 (79 FR 21480), and approved on May 21, 2014 (publication of the FONSI notice was on July 25, 2014; 79 FR 43504). The ICP and the associated environmental assessment/finding of no significant impact are available on the Web site at http://www.fws.gov/southwest/es/ oklahoma/ABBICP. However, we are no longer taking comments on these documents. Written comments we receive become part of the public record associated with this action. 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 request in your comment that we withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. We will not consider anonymous comments. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. the permit number when requesting documents or submitting comments. Æ U.S. Mail: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Endangered Species—HCP Permits, P.O. Box 1306, Room 6034, Albuquerque, NM 87103. Æ Electronically: fw2_hcp_permits@ fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marty Tuegel, Branch Chief, by U.S. mail at Environmental Review, P.O. Box 1306, Room 6034, Albuquerque, NM 87103; or by telephone at 505–248– 6651. Applications Available for Review and Comment rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 2725 We invite local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies, and the public to comment on the following application under the ICP, for incidental take of the federally listed ABB. Please refer to the appropriate permit number (TE– 54185B) when requesting application documents and when submitting comments. Documents and other information the applicants have submitted with this application are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:47 Jan 16, 2015 Jkt 235001 Authority We provide this notice under section 10(c) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (50 CFR 17.22) and the National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (40 CFR 1506.6). Dated: January 12, 2015. Joy E. Nicholopoulos, Acting Regional Director, Southwest Region. [FR Doc. 2015–00725 Filed 1–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P. PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [14XL LLIDB00100 LF1000000.HT0000 LXSS020D0000 241A 4500069722] Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Bruneau-Owyhee SageGrouse Habitat Project, Owyhee County, Idaho Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Boise District, Boise, Idaho, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments to identify relevant issues. DATES: This notice initiates the public scoping process for the EIS. Comments on issues may be submitted in writing until February 19, 2015. The date(s) and location(s) of any scoping meetings will be announced at least 15 days in advance through local media, newspapers and the BLM Web site, http://www.blm.gov/id. In order to be included in the draft EIS, all comments must be received prior to the close of the 30-day scoping period or 15 days after the last public meeting, whichever is later. There will be additional opportunities for public participation upon publication of the draft EIS. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments related to the Bruneau Owyhee SageGrouse Habitat Project by any of the following methods: • Web site: http://www.blm.gov/id/st/ en/prog/nepa_register/BOSH-juniperremoval.html. • email: blm_id_ bruneauowyheesagegrouse@blm.gov. • fax: 208–384–3326. • mail: 3948 S. Development Avenue, Boise, ID 83705–5339. Documents pertinent to this proposal may be examined at the Boise District Office at the above address. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R2-ES-2014-N259; FXES11130200000-156-FF02ENEH00]


Receipt of an Incidental Take Permit Application for 
Participation in the Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan for the 
American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability; request for public comments.

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SUMMARY: Under the Endangered Species Act, as amended (Act), we, the 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on an 
incidental take permit application for take of the federally listed 
American burying beetle resulting from activities associated with the 
geophysical exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, 
operation, repair, and decommissioning of oil and gas well field 
infrastructure within Oklahoma. If approved, the permit would be issued 
under the approved Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan Associated 
with Issuance of Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permits for 
the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma (ICP).

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or 
before February 19, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may obtain copies of all documents and submit comments 
on the applicant's ITP application by one of the following methods. 
Please refer to

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the permit number when requesting documents or submitting comments.
    [cir] U.S. Mail: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of 
Endangered Species--HCP Permits, P.O. Box 1306, Room 6034, Albuquerque, 
NM 87103.
    [cir] Electronically: fw2_hcp_permits@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marty Tuegel, Branch Chief, by U.S. 
mail at Environmental Review, P.O. Box 1306, Room 6034, Albuquerque, NM 
87103; or by telephone at 505-248-6651.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Introduction

    Under the Endangered Species Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et 
seq.; Act), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public 
to comment on an incidental take permit (ITP) application for take of 
the federally listed American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) 
resulting from activities associated with geophysical exploration 
(seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and 
decommissioning of oil and gas well field infrastructure within 
Oklahoma. If approved, the permit would be issued to the applicant 
under the Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan Associated with 
Issuance of Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permits for the 
American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma (ICP). The ICP was made available 
for comment on April 16, 2014 (79 FR 21480), and approved on May 21, 
2014 (publication of the FONSI notice was on July 25, 2014; 79 FR 
43504). The ICP and the associated environmental assessment/finding of 
no significant impact are available on the Web site at http://www.fws.gov/southwest/es/oklahoma/ABBICP. However, we are no longer 
taking comments on these documents.

Applications Available for Review and Comment

    We invite local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies, and the 
public to comment on the following application under the ICP, for 
incidental take of the federally listed ABB. Please refer to the 
appropriate permit number (TE-54185B) when requesting application 
documents and when submitting comments. Documents and other information 
the applicants have submitted with this application are available for 
review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) 
and Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552).

Permit TE-54185B

    Applicant: Chaparral Energy, LLC, Oklahoma City, OK.
    Applicant requests a new permit for gas upstream and midstream 
production, including geophysical exploration (seismic) and 
construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning of 
gas well field infrastructure, as well as construction, maintenance, 
operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation of gas gathering, 
transmission, and distribution pipeline infrastructure within Oklahoma.

Public Availability of Comments

    Written comments we receive become part of the public record 
associated with this action. 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 request in your comment that we withhold 
your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so. We will not consider anonymous 
comments. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from 
individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of 
organizations or businesses, will be made available for public 
disclosure in their entirety.

Authority

    We provide this notice under section 10(c) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 
1531 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (50 CFR 17.22) and the 
National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and its 
implementing regulations (40 CFR 1506.6).

    Dated: January 12, 2015.
Joy E. Nicholopoulos,
Acting Regional Director, Southwest Region.
[FR Doc. 2015-00725 Filed 1-16-15; 8:45 am]
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