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Download as PDF 36554 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 122 / Thursday, June 25, 2015 / Notices consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Permit number 71826A 61948B 59527B 59502B 61398B 42627B 59497B 54405B ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ Endangered Species Receipt of application Federal Register notice Applicant Marvin Turner .................................................. Kenneth Dalton ............................................... Mark Robinson ................................................ Joseph Cutillo ................................................. Scott Schuster ................................................. Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens ....... Jared Forbus ................................................... TULSA ZOO MANAGEMENT, INC ................ 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR 19341; 19341; 19341; 19341; 21259; 21259; 21259; 24961; April 10, 2015 .......................... April 10, 2015 .......................... April 10, 2015 .......................... April 10, 2015 .......................... April 17, 2015 .......................... April 17, 2015 .......................... April 17, 2015 .......................... May 1, 2015 ............................. Permit issuance date May 18, 2015 May 14, 2015 May 15, 2015 May 15, 2015 May 19, 2015 May 22, 2015 June 2, 2015 June 18, 2015 Marine Mammals Permit number Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice 212570 ......................... 03086A ........................ National Marine Mammal Laboratory, NOAA Robert Rockwell, American Museum of Natural History. British Broadcasting Corporation—Big Blue Live. 79 FR 65980; November 6, 2014 ................... 80 FR 24961; May 1, 2015 ............................. June 9, 2015 June 8, 2015 80 FR 28296; May 18, 2015 ........................... June 19, 2015 62018B ........................ 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. 2015–15578 Filed 6–24–15; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2015–N119]; [FXIA16710900000–156–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:37 Jun 24, 2015 Jkt 235001 species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities. DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before July 27, 2015. 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: 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). I. Public Comment Procedures B. May I Review Comments Submitted by Others? A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted applications? BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Permit issuance date 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 PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. E:\FR\FM\25JNN1.SGM 25JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 122 / Thursday, June 25, 2015 / Notices 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 Endangered Species Applicant: Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Tacoma, WA; PRT–789828 The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: Fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus), clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosi), tiger (Panthera tigris), Barbary serval (Leptailurus serval constantina), Parma wallaby (Macropus parma), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus), anoa (Bubalus depressicornis), radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata), Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA; PRT–68971B The applicant requests a permit to import Verreaux’s sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) ear notch and hair samples from Beza Majafaly Special Reserve, Betoiky Sud, Madadgascar for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; PRT–62228B The applicant requests a permit to import chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) and African elephant (Loxodonta africana) powdered tooth enamel from Makerere University Biological Field Station, Kabarole District, Uganda for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:37 Jun 24, 2015 Jkt 235001 Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, Escondido, CA; PRT–62693B The applicant requests a permit to export one male and one female Mauritius pink pigeon (Nesoenas mayeri) to the United Kingdom 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: University of Pennsylvania/ School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; PRT–64252B The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) from Melbourne Zoo, Victoria, Australia for the purpose of scientific research. Applicant: Exotic Feline Breeding Compound Inc., Rosamond, CA; PRT– 61389B The applicant requests a permit to import one captive-bred female, snow leopard (Uncia uncia) 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: Kingsley Rodrigo, Chandler, AZ; PRT–53974B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra), radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiate), bolson tortoise (Gopherus flavomarginatus), aquatic box turtle (Terrapene coahuila), yellowspot river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis), and spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii). 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 a sport-hunted trophy of two 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: Richard Rose, Houston, TX; PRT–60101B Applicant: Jason Bryan, Cumming, GA; PRT–60258B Multiple Applicants The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36555 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: Keith Busse, FT. Wayne, IN; PRT–67118B Applicant: Temple Varner, Victor, MT; PRT–66736B Applicant: Denise Alden, College Station, TX; PRT–64583B Applicant: Robert Kielwasser, Dallas, Texas; PRT–68348B Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2015–15577 Filed 6–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [156A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G] HEARTH Act Approval of Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Leasing Regulations Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On February 1, 2013, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria leasing regulations under the HEARTH Act. With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into the following type of leases without BIA approval: Business leases. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Cynthia Morales, Office of Trust Services—Division of Realty, Bureau of Indian Affairs; Telephone (202) 768– 4166; Email: cynthia.morales@bia.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Summary of the HEARTH Act The HEARTH (Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership) Act of 2012 (the Act) makes a voluntary, alternative land leasing process available to tribes, by amending the Indian Long-Term Leasing Act of 1955, 25 U.S.C. 415. The Act authorizes tribes to negotiate and enter into agricultural and business leases of tribal trust lands with a primary term of 25 years, and up to two renewal terms of 25 years each, without the approval of the Secretary of the Interior. The Act also authorizes tribes to enter into leases for residential, recreational, religious or E:\FR\FM\25JNN1.SGM 25JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-IA-2015-N119]; [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 
July 27, 2015.

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.

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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

Endangered Species

Applicant: Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Tacoma, WA; PRT-789828
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species 
propagation or survival: Fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus), clouded 
leopard (Neofelis nebulosi), tiger (Panthera tigris), Barbary serval 
(Leptailurus serval constantina), Parma wallaby (Macropus parma), Asian 
elephant (Elephas maximus), siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus), anoa 
(Bubalus depressicornis), radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata), 
Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus). This notification covers activities to 
be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA; PRT-68971B
    The applicant requests a permit to import Verreaux's sifaka 
(Propithecus verreauxi) ear notch and hair samples from Beza Majafaly 
Special Reserve, Betoiky Sud, Madadgascar for the purpose of scientific 
research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; PRT-62228B
    The applicant requests a permit to import chimpanzee (Pan 
troglodytes) and African elephant (Loxodonta africana) powdered tooth 
enamel from Makerere University Biological Field Station, Kabarole 
District, Uganda for the purpose of scientific research. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.
Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, Escondido, CA; PRT-62693B
    The applicant requests a permit to export one male and one female 
Mauritius pink pigeon (Nesoenas mayeri) to the United Kingdom 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: University of Pennsylvania/School of Veterinary Medicine, 
Philadelphia, PA; PRT-64252B
    The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from 
Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) from Melbourne Zoo, Victoria, 
Australia for the purpose of scientific research.
Applicant: Exotic Feline Breeding Compound Inc., Rosamond, CA; PRT-
61389B
    The applicant requests a permit to import one captive-bred female, 
snow leopard (Uncia uncia) 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: Kingsley Rodrigo, Chandler, AZ; PRT-53974B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species 
propagation or survival: Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra), 
radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiate), bolson tortoise (Gopherus 
flavomarginatus), aquatic box turtle (Terrapene coahuila), yellow-spot 
river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis), and spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys 
hamiltonii). 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 a sport-
hunted trophy of two 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: Richard Rose, Houston, TX; PRT-60101B
Applicant: Jason Bryan, Cumming, GA; PRT-60258B
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: Keith Busse, FT. Wayne, IN; PRT-67118B
Applicant: Temple Varner, Victor, MT; PRT-66736B
Applicant: Denise Alden, College Station, TX; PRT-64583B
Applicant: Robert Kielwasser, Dallas, Texas; PRT-68348B

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
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