Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits, 19342-19343 [2015-08263]

Download as PDF 19342 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 69 / Friday, April 10, 2015 / Notices 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: ADDRESSES: I. Public Comment Procedures mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 Act. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:09 Apr 09, 2015 Jkt 235001 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. purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Kenneth Dalton, Mansfield, TX; PRT–61948B; Applicant: Joseph Cutillo, The Woodlands, TX; PRT–59502B; Applicant: Mark Robinson, Leesburg, VA; PRT–59527B. 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. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. III. Endangered Species Permit Applications Applicant: Marvin Turner, Henderson, TX; PRT–71826A The applicant requests renewal of their permit authorizing interstate and foreign commerce, export, and cull of excess barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii) from the captive herd maintained at their facility, 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. Applicant: Adeen Brooks, Tucson, AZ; PRT–57488B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the Galapagos giant tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra), radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata), bolson tortoise (Gopherus flavomarginatus), aquatic box turtle (Terrapene coahuila), and spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year 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 PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2015–08205 Filed 4–9–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R4–ES–2014–N066; 40120–1112– 0000–F2] Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. 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 a Federal permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: We must receive written data or comments on the applications at the address given below by May 11, 2015. ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with the 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 the following office within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30345 (Attn: Karen Marlowe, Permit Coordinator). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Marlowe, 10(a)(1)(A) Permit Coordinator, telephone 205–726–2667; facsimile 205–726–2479. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with endangered and threatened species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 69 / Friday, April 10, 2015 / Notices our regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17. This notice is provided under section 10(c) of the Act. If you wish to comment, you may submit comments by any one of the following methods. You may mail comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or send them via electronic mail (email) to permitsR4ES@ fws.gov. Please include your name and return address in your email message. If you do not receive a confirmation from the Fish and Wildlife Service that we have received your email message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed above (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Finally, you may hand-deliver comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service office listed above (see ADDRESSES). Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, 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 comments to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. restrictors, monitor nest cavities, and translocate) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for population management to enhance the propagation and survival of the species throughout the species’ range and as directed by the red-cockaded woodpecker recovery coordinator. Permit Application Number: TE 60238B–0 Applicant: Byron Freeman, Georgia Museum of Natural History, Athens, Georgia This applicant requests authorization to take (enter hibernacula, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, radio-tag, light-tag, wingpunch, and selectively euthanize for white-nose syndrome) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern long-eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) for the purposes of conducting presence/ absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population monitoring throughout the species’ respective ranges. Permit Application Number: TE 237544–1 Applicant: Stephen Golladay, Newton, Georgia Permit Application Number: TE 59645B–0 Applicant: Stephen Brock, Brandon, Mississippi The applicant requests authorization to take (install artificial cavities and restrictors) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for population management to enhance the propagation and survival of the species in Mississippi. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit Applications This applicant requests renewal of his current permit to take (capture, identify, and release) fat threeridge (Amblema neislerii), purple bankclimber (Elliptoideus sloatianus), shiny-rayed pocketbook (Lampsilis subangulata), gulf moccasinshell (Medionidus penicillatus), and oval pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme) while conducting presence/absence surveys in Georgia. Permit Application Number: TE 59798B–0 Applicant: Braven Beaty, Daguna Consulting LLC, Bristol, Virginia This applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, mark with plastic shell tags, PIT-tag, and release) 31 species of mussels for purposes of conducting presence/absence surveys and population monitoring studies in the Tennessee and Cumberland River Basins in Tennessee. Permit Application Number: TE 206777–2 Applicant: Ralph Costa, Mountain Rest, South Carolina This applicant requests renewal of his current permit to take (capture, band, release, install artificial cavities and VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:09 Apr 09, 2015 Jkt 235001 Permit Application Number: TE 61981B–0 Applicant: Jacques Jenny, the Peregrine Fund Inc., Boise, Idaho The applicant requests authorization to take (capture; band; radio-tag; collect blood samples, feathers, egg shells, and infertile eggs; and salvage carcasses) Puerto Rican sharp-shinned hawk (Accipiter striatus venator) for scientific research to promote conservation of the species in Puerto Rico. Dated: April 3, 2015. Leopoldo Miranda, Assistant Regional Director—Ecological Services, Southeast Region. [FR Doc. 2015–08263 Filed 4–9–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19343 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNV912000 L10100000.PH0000 LXSS0006F0000; 12–08807; MO#4500077801; TAS: 14X1109] Notice of Public Meetings: Northeastern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northeastern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold three meetings in Nevada in fiscal year 2015. The meetings are open to the public. DATES: Dates And Times: May 21, Hilton Garden Inn, 3650 East Idaho Street, Elko, Nevada; Aug. 13–14, BLM Battle Mountain District Office, 50 Bastian Road, Battle Mountain, Nevada; and Oct. 22, BLM Ely District Office, 702 North Industrial Way, Ely, Nevada. Meeting times will be published in local and regional media sources at least 14 days before each meeting. All meetings will include a public comment period. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chris Rose, BLM Nevada RAC Coordinator, Nevada State Office, 1340 Financial Blvd., Reno, NV 89502, telephone: (775) 861–6480, email: crose@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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Nevada. Topics for discussion at each meeting will include, but are not limited to: • May 21 (Elko)—Nevada and Northeastern California Sub-regional Greater Sage-Grouse Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement, and Wild Horse Population Control Pilot Project. • August 13–14 (Battle Mountain)— Drought, Greater Sage-Grouse, and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 69 (Friday, April 10, 2015)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R4-ES-2014-N066; 40120-1112-0000-F2]


Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 a Federal 
permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA requires that we 
invite public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: We must receive written data or comments on the applications at 
the address given below by May 11, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with the 
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 the following 
office within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice: U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, 
GA 30345 (Attn: Karen Marlowe, Permit Coordinator).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Marlowe, 10(a)(1)(A) Permit 
Coordinator, telephone 205-726-2667; facsimile 205-726-2479.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the 
following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered and threatened species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the 
Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), 
and

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our regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17. 
This notice is provided under section 10(c) of the Act.
    If you wish to comment, you may submit comments by any one of the 
following methods. You may mail comments to the Fish and Wildlife 
Service's Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or send them via 
electronic mail (email) to permitsR4ES@fws.gov. Please include your 
name and return address in your email message. If you do not receive a 
confirmation from the Fish and Wildlife Service that we have received 
your email message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed 
above (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Finally, you may hand-
deliver comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service office listed above 
(see ADDRESSES).
    Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comments, 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 comments to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

Permit Applications

Permit Application Number: TE 59645B-0

Applicant: Stephen Brock, Brandon, Mississippi

    The applicant requests authorization to take (install artificial 
cavities and restrictors) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) 
for population management to enhance the propagation and survival of 
the species in Mississippi.

Permit Application Number: TE 59798B-0

Applicant: Braven Beaty, Daguna Consulting LLC, Bristol, Virginia

    This applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
mark with plastic shell tags, PIT-tag, and release) 31 species of 
mussels for purposes of conducting presence/absence surveys and 
population monitoring studies in the Tennessee and Cumberland River 
Basins in Tennessee.

Permit Application Number: TE 206777-2

Applicant: Ralph Costa, Mountain Rest, South Carolina

    This applicant requests renewal of his current permit to take 
(capture, band, release, install artificial cavities and restrictors, 
monitor nest cavities, and translocate) red-cockaded woodpeckers 
(Picoides borealis) for population management to enhance the 
propagation and survival of the species throughout the species' range 
and as directed by the red-cockaded woodpecker recovery coordinator.

Permit Application Number: TE 60238B-0

Applicant: Byron Freeman, Georgia Museum of Natural History, Athens, 
Georgia

    This applicant requests authorization to take (enter hibernacula, 
salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, 
identify, collect hair samples, band, radio-tag, light-tag, wing-punch, 
and selectively euthanize for white-nose syndrome) Indiana bats (Myotis 
sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern long-eared bats 
(Myotis septentrionalis) for the purposes of conducting presence/
absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population 
monitoring throughout the species' respective ranges.

Permit Application Number: TE 237544-1

Applicant: Stephen Golladay, Newton, Georgia

    This applicant requests renewal of his current permit to take 
(capture, identify, and release) fat threeridge (Amblema neislerii), 
purple bankclimber (Elliptoideus sloatianus), shiny-rayed pocketbook 
(Lampsilis subangulata), gulf moccasinshell (Medionidus penicillatus), 
and oval pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme) while conducting presence/
absence surveys in Georgia.

Permit Application Number: TE 61981B-0

Applicant: Jacques Jenny, the Peregrine Fund Inc., Boise, Idaho

    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture; band; radio-
tag; collect blood samples, feathers, egg shells, and infertile eggs; 
and salvage carcasses) Puerto Rican sharp-shinned hawk (Accipiter 
striatus venator) for scientific research to promote conservation of 
the species in Puerto Rico.

    Dated: April 3, 2015.
Leopoldo Miranda,
Assistant Regional Director--Ecological Services, Southeast Region.
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