Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits, 55867-55868 [2015-23307]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 180 / Thursday, September 17, 2015 / Notices Dated: September 14, 2015. Camille E. Acevedo, Associate General Counsel for Regulations and Legislation. ACTION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2015–23362 Filed 9–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service 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. ADDRESSES: [FWS–HQ–IA–2015–N179; FXIA16710900000–156–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits AGENCY: Notice of issuance of permits. Fish and Wildlife Service, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 Interior. 55867 (telephone); (703) 358–2281 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). On the dates below, as authorized by the provisions of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), as amended, and/or the MMPA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), we issued requested permits subject to certain conditions set forth therein. For each permit for an endangered species, we found that (1) The application was filed in good faith, (2) The granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species, and (3) The granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ENDANGERED SPECIES Permit number 24385B 24407B 30341B 34712B .............. .............. .............. .............. 32491B 24200B 701789 003005 10866B 50631B 18705B 751619 .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. 53174B 19311B 63973B 57198B 52803B 65614B 52662B .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. 177999 .............. 676511 .............. 801652 .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. 61389B 789828 69019B 48384B 58979B 71117B tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 64739B 63962B 54288B 60999B 53974B 64252B .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Connecticut Zoological Society ........................ Dallas World Aquarium .................................... Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science. Southwick’s Zoo ............................................... Zoological Society of San Diego ...................... Binder Park Zoo ............................................... Louisiana State University ................................ Ox Ranch ......................................................... Minnesota Zoological Gardens ........................ Jordan Mercer .................................................. Charles Mercer dba NBJ .................................. Zoological Park ................................................. Disney’s Animal Kingdom ................................ Adrian Cieslak .................................................. Jeffery Dobbins ................................................ Alaska Department of Fish and Game ............ North Carolina State University ........................ Terry Small ....................................................... Norton-Brown Herbarium, University of Maryland. Lori Snook ........................................................ Virginia Zoological Park ................................... U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center. Andrew Gwynn ................................................. Disney’s Animal Kingdom ................................ Stanford University ........................................... Wildlife Conservation Society ........................... Kingsley Rodrigo .............................................. University of Pennsylvania/School of Veterinary Medicine. Exotic Feline Breeding Compound, Inc. .......... Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium ...................... Kyle Witwer ...................................................... Hurricane Aviaries, Inc. .................................... California Academy of Sciences ...................... Mark Corry ........................................................ March 21, 2014 ......................... April 30, 2014 ............................ May 8, 2014 .............................. June 25, 2014 ........................... Permit issuance date 79 79 79 79 FR FR FR FR 15768; 24445; 26452; 36090; 79 79 79 79 80 80 80 80 FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR 36090; June 25, 2014 ........................... 52038; September 2, 2014 ................... 65980; November 6, 2014 .................... 72007; December 4, 2014 .................... 255; January 5, 2015 ............................ 3249; January 22, 2015 ........................ 3249; January 22, 2015 ........................ 3249; January 22, 2015 ........................ January 26, 2015. October 20, 2014. June 23, 2015. June 23, 2015. June 15, 2015. April 3, 2015. April 2, 2015. June 5, 2015. 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 FR FR FR FR FR FR FR 16694; 24961; 24961; 28296; 28296; 30263; 30263; June 3, 2015. June 24, 2015. June 30, 2015. July 9, 2015. July 8, 2015. July 9, 2015. June 29, 2015. March 30, 2015 ......................... May 1, 2015 .............................. May 1, 2015 .............................. May 18, 2015 ............................ May 18, 2015 ............................ May 27, 2015 ............................ May 27, 2015 ............................ August 13, 2014. September 5, 2014. November 25, 2014. November 5, 2014. 80 FR 33541; June 12, 2015 ........................... 80 FR 33541; June 12, 2015 ........................... 80 FR 33541; June 12, 2015 ........................... July 15, 2015. July 23, 2015. July 15, 2015. 80 80 80 80 80 80 FR FR FR FR FR FR 33541; 33541; 33541; 33541; 36554; 36554; June June June June June June July, 27, 2015. July 30, 2015. August 13, 2015. July 21, 2015. June 25, 2015. August 13, 2015. 80 80 80 80 80 80 FR FR FR FR FR FR 36554; 36554; 39795; 39795; 43791; 46042; June 25, 2015 ........................... June 25, 2015 ........................... July 10, 2015 ............................ July 10, 2015 ............................ July 23, 2015 ............................ August 3, 2015 .......................... 12, 12, 12, 12, 25, 25, 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 ........................... ........................... ........................... ........................... ........................... ........................... August 31, 2015. August 11, 2015. August 17, 2015. August 20, 2015. August 24, 2015. September 4, 2015. MARINE MAMMALS Permit number Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice 59492B ..... 59633B ..... British Broadcasting Corporation—Ocean ........... Melissa McKinney ................................................. 80 FR 30263; May 27, 2015 ................................ 80 FR 43790; July 23, 2015 ................................. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Sep 16, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1 Permit issuance date August 31, 2015. September 4, 2015. 55868 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 180 / Thursday, September 17, 2015 / Notices 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. 2015–23307 Filed 9–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2015–N180: FXIA16710900000–156–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of receipt of applications for permit. ACTION: 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 October 19, 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: SUMMARY: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Sep 16, 2015 Jkt 235001 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). 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. 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. The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for wood bison (Bison bison athabascae) to enhance the species propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 III. Permit Applications Endangered Species Applicant: Michael Braun, Smithsonian Institute of Natural History, Washington, DC; PRT–70015B The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from wildcaught red siskin (Carduelis cucullata) from Guyana for the purpose of scientific research. Applicant: Houston Zoo, INC., Houston, TX; PRT–63550B The applicant requests a permit to import three captive-bred African wild dog, (Lycaon pictus pictus), 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: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Juneau, AK; PRT–43954A Applicant: Rare Species Conservatory Foundation, Loxahatchee, FL; PRT– 756101 The applicant requests amendment of a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to add red siskin (Carduelis cucullata) to enhance the species propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, CA; PRT–676508 The applicant requests amendment of a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to add the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: African penguin (Spheniscus demersus). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Richard Papapietro, Saratoga, CA; PRT–74210B The applicant requests a permit to import sport-hunted trophies of three E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 180 (Thursday, September 17, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55867-55868]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-23307]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-IA-2015-N179; FXIA16710900000-156-FF09A30000]


Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued 
the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered 
species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the 
Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).

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: On the dates below, as authorized by the 
provisions of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), as amended, and/or the 
MMPA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), we issued requested permits 
subject to certain conditions set forth therein. For each permit for an 
endangered species, we found that (1) The application was filed in good 
faith, (2) The granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of 
the endangered species, and (3) The granted permit would be consistent 
with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA.

                                               Endangered Species
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                                                         Receipt of
       Permit number              Applicant         application Federal            Permit issuance date
                                                      Register notice
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24385B....................  University of          79 FR 15768; March     August 13, 2014.
                             Pennsylvania School    21, 2014.
                             of Medicine.
24407B....................  Connecticut            79 FR 24445; April     September 5, 2014.
                             Zoological Society.    30, 2014.
30341B....................  Dallas World Aquarium  79 FR 26452; May 8,    November 25, 2014.
                                                    2014.
34712B....................  Louisiana State        79 FR 36090; June 25,  November 5, 2014.
                             University Museum of   2014.
                             Natural Science.
32491B....................  Southwick's Zoo......  79 FR 36090; June 25,  January 26, 2015.
                                                    2014.
24200B....................  Zoological Society of  79 FR 52038;           October 20, 2014.
                             San Diego.             September 2, 2014.
701789....................  Binder Park Zoo......  79 FR 65980; November  June 23, 2015.
                                                    6, 2014.
003005....................  Louisiana State        79 FR 72007; December  June 23, 2015.
                             University.            4, 2014.
10866B....................  Ox Ranch.............  80 FR 255; January 5,  June 15, 2015.
                                                    2015.
50631B....................  Minnesota Zoological   80 FR 3249; January    April 3, 2015.
                             Gardens.               22, 2015.
18705B....................  Jordan Mercer........  80 FR 3249; January    April 2, 2015.
                                                    22, 2015.
751619....................  Charles Mercer dba     80 FR 3249; January    June 5, 2015.
                             NBJ.                   22, 2015.
                            Zoological Park......
53174B....................  Disney's Animal        80 FR 16694; March     June 3, 2015.
                             Kingdom.               30, 2015.
19311B....................  Adrian Cieslak.......  80 FR 24961; May 1,    June 24, 2015.
                                                    2015.
63973B....................  Jeffery Dobbins......  80 FR 24961; May 1,    June 30, 2015.
                                                    2015.
57198B....................  Alaska Department of   80 FR 28296; May 18,   July 9, 2015.
                             Fish and Game.         2015.
52803B....................  North Carolina State   80 FR 28296; May 18,   July 8, 2015.
                             University.            2015.
65614B....................  Terry Small..........  80 FR 30263; May 27,   July 9, 2015.
                                                    2015.
52662B....................  Norton-Brown           80 FR 30263; May 27,   June 29, 2015.
                             Herbarium,             2015.
                             University of
                             Maryland.
177999....................  Lori Snook...........  80 FR 33541; June 12,  July 15, 2015.
                                                    2015.
676511....................  Virginia Zoological    80 FR 33541; June 12,  July 23, 2015.
                             Park.                  2015.
801652....................  U.S. Geological        80 FR 33541; June 12,  July 15, 2015.
                             Survey, Alaska         2015.
                             Science Center.
64739B....................  Andrew Gwynn.........  80 FR 33541; June 12,  July, 27, 2015.
                                                    2015.
63962B....................  Disney's Animal        80 FR 33541; June 12,  July 30, 2015.
                             Kingdom.               2015.
54288B....................  Stanford University..  80 FR 33541; June 12,  August 13, 2015.
                                                    2015.
60999B....................  Wildlife Conservation  80 FR 33541; June 12,  July 21, 2015.
                             Society.               2015.
53974B....................  Kingsley Rodrigo.....  80 FR 36554; June 25,  June 25, 2015.
                                                    2015.
64252B....................  University of          80 FR 36554; June 25,  August 13, 2015.
                             Pennsylvania/School    2015.
                             of Veterinary
                             Medicine.
61389B....................  Exotic Feline          80 FR 36554; June 25,  August 31, 2015.
                             Breeding Compound,     2015.
                             Inc..
789828....................  Point Defiance Zoo &   80 FR 36554; June 25,  August 11, 2015.
                             Aquarium.              2015.
69019B....................  Kyle Witwer..........  80 FR 39795; July 10,  August 17, 2015.
                                                    2015.
48384B....................  Hurricane Aviaries,    80 FR 39795; July 10,  August 20, 2015.
                             Inc..                  2015.
58979B....................  California Academy of  80 FR 43791; July 23,  August 24, 2015.
                             Sciences.              2015.
71117B....................  Mark Corry...........  80 FR 46042; August    September 4, 2015.
                                                    3, 2015.
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                                                 Marine Mammals
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                                                Receipt of application
    Permit number             Applicant            Federal Register               Permit issuance date
                                                        notice
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59492B...............  British Broadcasting     80 FR 30263; May 27,    August 31, 2015.
                        Corporation--Ocean.      2015.
59633B...............  Melissa McKinney.......  80 FR 43790; July 23,   September 4, 2015.
                                                 2015.
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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.
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