Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications, 24274 [2015-10077]

Download as PDF 24274 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 83 / Thursday, April 30, 2015 / Notices exemption pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2). In addition, to the extent a record contains information from other exempt systems of records, DHS will rely on the exemptions claimed for those systems. Dated: April 17, 2015. Karen L. Neuman, Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2015–09615 Filed 4–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–28–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R1–ES–2015–N078; FXES11130100000–156–FF01E00000] Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications for recovery permits to conduct activities with the purpose of enhancing the survival of an endangered species. The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), prohibits certain activities with endangered species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act also requires that we invite public comment before issuing such permits. DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by June 1, 2015. ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Restoration and Endangered Species Classification, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Regional Office, 911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232–4181. Please refer to the permit number for the application when submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colleen Henson, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, at the above address, or by telephone (503–231–6131) or fax (503– 231–6243). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Background The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits certain activities with respect to endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. Along with our implementing regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR part 17, the Act provides for certain permits, and VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:01 Apr 29, 2015 Jkt 235001 requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits for endangered species. A permit granted by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act authorizes the permittee to conduct activities (including take or interstate commerce) with respect to U.S. endangered or threatened species for scientific purposes or enhancement of propagation or survival. Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act for these permits are found at 50 CFR 17.22 for endangered wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.32 for threatened wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.62 for endangered plant species, and 50 CFR 17.72 for threatened plant species. Applications Available for Review and Comment We invite local, State, and Federal agencies and the public to comment on the following applications. Please refer to the permit number for the application when submitting comments. Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review by request from the Program Manager for Restoration and Endangered Species Classification at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). Permit Number: TE–050644 Applicant: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Ephrata, Washington The permittee requests a permit amendment to take (harass through captive propagation at two additional enclosure sites) the Columbia Basin distinct population segment of the pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis) in Oregon and Washington, in conjunction with scientific research and recovery actions, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit Number: TE–63598B Applicant: American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York The applicant requests a new permit to take (survey, capture, handle, measure, mark, tag, weigh, collect biological samples, attach transmitters and accelerometers, photograph, release, monitor nests, inventory nests, excavate nests, and salvage) the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) and the hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), in conjunction with scientific research to characterize and monitor sea turtle nesting on Palmyra Atoll, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Public Availability of Comments All comments and materials we receive in response to this request will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-ES-2015-N078; FXES11130100000-156-FF01E00000]


Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on the following applications for recovery permits to conduct 
activities with the purpose of enhancing the survival of an endangered 
species. The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), 
prohibits certain activities with endangered species unless a Federal 
permit allows such activity. The Act also requires that we invite 
public comment before issuing such permits.

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by 
June 1, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Restoration and Endangered Species 
Classification, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
Pacific Regional Office, 911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-4181. 
Please refer to the permit number for the application when submitting 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colleen Henson, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above address, or by telephone (503-231-6131) or fax 
(503-231-6243).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits certain activities with 
respect to endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit 
allows such activity. Along with our implementing regulations in the 
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR part 17, the Act provides 
for certain permits, and requires that we invite public comment before 
issuing these permits for endangered species.
    A permit granted by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act 
authorizes the permittee to conduct activities (including take or 
interstate commerce) with respect to U.S. endangered or threatened 
species for scientific purposes or enhancement of propagation or 
survival. Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act 
for these permits are found at 50 CFR 17.22 for endangered wildlife 
species, 50 CFR 17.32 for threatened wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.62 for 
endangered plant species, and 50 CFR 17.72 for threatened plant 
species.

Applications Available for Review and Comment

    We invite local, State, and Federal agencies and the public to 
comment on the following applications. Please refer to the permit 
number for the application when submitting comments.
    Documents and other information submitted with these applications 
are available for review by request from the Program Manager for 
Restoration and Endangered Species Classification at the address listed 
in the ADDRESSES section of this notice, subject to the requirements of 
the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and the Freedom of Information Act (5 
U.S.C. 552).

Permit Number: TE-050644

Applicant: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Ephrata, 
Washington
    The permittee requests a permit amendment to take (harass through 
captive propagation at two additional enclosure sites) the Columbia 
Basin distinct population segment of the pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus 
idahoensis) in Oregon and Washington, in conjunction with scientific 
research and recovery actions, for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit Number: TE-63598B

Applicant: American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York
    The applicant requests a new permit to take (survey, capture, 
handle, measure, mark, tag, weigh, collect biological samples, attach 
transmitters and accelerometers, photograph, release, monitor nests, 
inventory nests, excavate nests, and salvage) the green sea turtle 
(Chelonia mydas) and the hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), 
in conjunction with scientific research to characterize and monitor sea 
turtle nesting on Palmyra Atoll, for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Public Availability of Comments

    All comments and materials we receive in response to this request 
will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal 
business hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section.
    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.


    Authority: We provide this notice under section 10 of the Act 
(16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).

    Dated: April 22, 2015.
Richard R. Hannan,
Acting Regional Director, Pacific Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-10077 Filed 4-29-15; 8:45 am]
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