Endangered Species; File No. 19288, 15751 [2015-06868]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 57 / Wednesday, March 25, 2015 / Notices Interagency Ocean Observation Committee. The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-minute public comment period on April 29, 2015, from 4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. and on April 30, 2015, from 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (check agenda on Web site to confirm time.) The Committee expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of three (3) minutes. Written comments should be received by the Designated Federal Official by April 17, 2015 to provide sufficient time for Committee review. Written comments received after April 17, 2015, will be distributed to the Committee, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Matters to be Considered: The meeting will focus on new committee priorities, including discussions of ICOOS Act Reauthorization, raising IOOS to a national-level program, and increasing engagement with industry. The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http:// www.ioos.gov/advisorycommittee. Special Accomodations: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Jessica Snowden, Alternate Designated Federal Official at 301–427–2453 by April 10, 2015. Dated: March 10, 2015. Zdenka S. Willis, Director, U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System. [FR Doc. 2015–06799 Filed 3–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD853 Endangered Species; File No. 19288 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Mark Flint, University of Florida, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, 529 Ellsberry Road, Apollo Beach, FL 33572 has applied in SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:26 Mar 24, 2015 Jkt 235001 due form for a permit to take loggerhead (Caretta caretta), Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), green (Chelonia mydas) and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before April 24, 2015. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the ‘‘Features’’ box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 19288 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Hapeman or Howard Goldstein, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226). The applicant requests a five-year permit to conduct research on sea turtles in Tampa Bay, Florida to determine the distribution and health status of the resident population of sea turtles in the region. Sea turtles would be captured by hand or net and have the following procedures performed before release: Measure, weigh, blood sample, lavage, internal and external biopsy sampling, laparoscopy and associated transport, and ultrasound. Carcasses and parts of dead sea turtles may be collected for necropsy to determine cause of death or contributors to mortality. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15751 Dated: March 20, 2015. Julia Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–06868 Filed 3–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD809 Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas; Spring Species Working Group Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The Advisory Committee (Committee) to the U.S. Section to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) announces its annual spring meeting on April 8–9, 2015. DATES: The open sessions of the Committee meeting will be held on April 8, 2015, 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.; and April 9, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Closed sessions will be held on April 8, 2015, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., and on April 9, 2015, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Hotel, 8777 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910. The phone number is (301) 589–0800. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel O’Malley at (301) 427–8373. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to ICCAT will meet in open session to receive and discuss information on the 2014 ICCAT meeting results and U.S. implementation of ICCAT decisions; NMFS research and monitoring activities; global and domestic initiatives related to ICCAT; the Atlantic Tunas Convention Act-required consultation on any identification of countries that are diminishing the effectiveness of ICCAT; the results of the meetings of the Committee’s Species Working Groups; and other matters relating to the international management of ICCAT species. The public will have access to the open sessions of the meeting, but there will be no opportunity for public comment. A copy of the agenda is available from SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 57 (Wednesday, March 25, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD853


Endangered Species; File No. 19288

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

ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Mark Flint, University of Florida, 
School of Forest Resources and Conservation, 529 Ellsberry Road, Apollo 
Beach, FL 33572 has applied in due form for a permit to take loggerhead 
(Caretta caretta), Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), green (Chelonia 
mydas) and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles for purposes 
of scientific research.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or 
before April 24, 2015.

ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for 
review by selecting ``Records Open for Public Comment'' from the 
``Features'' box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species 
(APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File 
No. 19288 from the list of available applications.
    These documents are also available upon written request or by 
appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver 
Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427-8401; fax (301) 713-0376.
    Written comments on this application should be submitted to the 
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. 
Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713-0376, or by 
email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the 
subject line of the email comment.
    Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a 
written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the 
address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons 
why a hearing on this application would be appropriate.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Hapeman or Howard Goldstein, (301) 
427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the 
authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, 
importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 
parts 222-226).
    The applicant requests a five-year permit to conduct research on 
sea turtles in Tampa Bay, Florida to determine the distribution and 
health status of the resident population of sea turtles in the region. 
Sea turtles would be captured by hand or net and have the following 
procedures performed before release: Measure, weigh, blood sample, 
lavage, internal and external biopsy sampling, laparoscopy and 
associated transport, and ultrasound. Carcasses and parts of dead sea 
turtles may be collected for necropsy to determine cause of death or 
contributors to mortality.

    Dated: March 20, 2015.
Julia Harrison,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-06868 Filed 3-24-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P