Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, 70249-70250 [2015-28780]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 219 / Friday, November 13, 2015 / Notices 70249 ENDANGERED SPECIES—Continued Permit No. Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice 73254B .. 68861B .. William Mathers .................................................. San Diego Zoo .................................................... 80 FR 51299; August 24, 2015 .......................... 80 FR 51299; August 24, 2015 .......................... Permit issuance date October 5, 2015. October 30, 2015. MARINE MAMMALS Permit No. Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice 225854 .. 61681B .. Tom Smith .......................................................... Florian Schulz ..................................................... 80 FR 16694; March 30, 2015 ........................... 80 FR 46042; August 3, 2015 ............................ 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. 2015–28781 Filed 11–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2015–0163: FXIA16710900000–156–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. 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 Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities. DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before December 14, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submitting Comments: You may submit comments by one of the following methods: jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:03 Nov 12, 2015 Jkt 238001 • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2015–0163. • U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2015–0163; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, MS: BPHC; 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. We will post all comments on http://www.regulations.gov. This generally means that we will post any personal information you provide us (see the Public Comments section below for more information). Viewing Comments: Comments and materials we receive will be available for public inspection on http:// www.regulations.gov, or by appointment, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays, at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803; telephone 703–358–2095. 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 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. PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Permit issuance date 08/24/2015. 09/11/2015. 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. 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 E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1 70250 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 219 / Friday, November 13, 2015 / Notices 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: City of Idaho Falls Zoo, Idaho Falls, ID; PRT–73296B The applicant requests a permit to export one captive-bred female snow leopard (Uncia uncia) for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through captive breeding. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Jerry Fife dba Fife Reptiles, Laveen, AZ; PRT–66860B The applicant requests a permit to ten captive-bred Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through captive propagation. Applicant: Fox Brown Outfitters, Indiantown, FL; PRT–71724B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: Barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: The Sacramento Zoological Society, dba Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento, CA; PRT–677611 Applicant: San Francisco Zoological Society, San Francisco, CA; PRT– 69861B The applicant requests a permit to export one captive-bred male Francois langur (Trachypithecus francoisi) for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species captive-breeding. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. The applicant requests an amendment to their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: Yellow-footed rock wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Angelica Rodriquez/ American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY; PRT–66999B The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from the lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris curasoae yerbabuenae) collected from the wild in Mexico, for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. 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. jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Tacoma, WA; PRT–71096B The applicant requests a permit to import one captive-bred female Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus) for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through zoological display and captive propagation. Applicant: University of Illinois, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Maywood, IL; PRT–73315B The applicant requests a permit to reexport 49 glass slides and paraffin tissue blocks derived from captive-bred Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) for the VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:03 Nov 12, 2015 Jkt 238001 Multiple Applicants Applicant: David Hessler, Westlake OH; PRT–78797B Applicant: Margaret Williams, Midland TX; PRT–79073B Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2015–28780 Filed 11–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [156A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G] Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of reservation proclamation. AGENCY: This notice informs the public that through the issuance of the Record of Decision on April 22, 2013 announcing the decision to acquire the subject property in trust, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed such subject property as the initial reservation of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe of Washington on November 6, 2015. The subject property was accepted by the United States in trust for the Tribe on March 9, 2015. Now that the subject property is held in trust by the United States for the Tribe, the Department is implementing its 2013 decision to proclaim the subject property as the initial reservation of the Tribe. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharlene Round Face, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, 1849 C Street NW., MS–4642–MIB, Washington, DC 20240, telephone (202) 208–3615. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs by part 209 of the Departmental Manual. A proclamation was issued according to the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984; 25 U.S.C. 467) for the land described below. The land was proclaimed to be the Cowlitz Indian Reservation of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, County of Clark and State of Washington. SUMMARY: Cowlitz Indian Reservation Legal description containing 156.401 acres, more or less 1 PARCEL I—BEGINNING at the intersection of the West line of Primary State Highway No. 1 and the East line 1 Prior to the transfer of the subject property into trust, the Department reviewed title evidence and the legal descriptions for the parcels comprising the subject property. At the time of the April 22, 2013 Record of Decision, these parcels were separately described in County records. Since that time, some of these parcels were consolidated in County records due to the parcels’ common ownership. Accordingly, the legal description and estimated acreage total have been updated to reflect this consolidation in the title record and the final survey. E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 219 (Friday, November 13, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70249-70250]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-28780]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2015-0163: FXIA16710900000-156-FF09A30000]


Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

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 
December 14, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Submitting Comments: You may submit comments by one of the 
following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments on Docket No. FWS-HQ-
IA-2015-0163.
     U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, 
Attn: Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2015-0163; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
Headquarters, MS: BPHC; 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-
3803.
    We will post all comments on http://www.regulations.gov. This 
generally means that we will post any personal information you provide 
us (see the Public Comments section below for more information). 
Viewing Comments: Comments and materials we receive will be available 
for public inspection on http://www.regulations.gov, or by appointment, 
between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays, at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management 
Authority, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-3803; telephone 
703-358-2095.

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.

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

[[Page 70250]]

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: City of Idaho Falls Zoo, Idaho Falls, ID; PRT-73296B
    The applicant requests a permit to export one captive-bred female 
snow leopard (Uncia uncia) for the purpose of enhancement of the 
survival of the species through captive breeding. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.
Applicant: San Francisco Zoological Society, San Francisco, CA; PRT-
69861B
    The applicant requests a permit to export one captive-bred male 
Francois langur (Trachypithecus francoisi) for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species captive-breeding. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.
Applicant: Angelica Rodriquez/American Museum of Natural History, New 
York, NY; PRT-66999B
    The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from 
the lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris curasoae yerbabuenae) 
collected from the wild in Mexico, for the purpose of scientific 
research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Tacoma, WA; PRT-71096B
    The applicant requests a permit to import one captive-bred female 
Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus) for the purpose of enhancement of the 
survival of the species through zoological display and captive 
propagation.
Applicant: University of Illinois, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, 
Maywood, IL; PRT-73315B
    The applicant requests a permit to re-export 49 glass slides and 
paraffin tissue blocks derived from captive-bred Cheetah (Acinonyx 
jubatus) for the purpose of scientific research. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.
Applicant: Jerry Fife dba Fife Reptiles, Laveen, AZ; PRT-66860B
    The applicant requests a permit to ten captive-bred Galapagos 
tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) for the purpose of enhancement of the 
survival of the species through captive propagation.
Applicant: Fox Brown Outfitters, Indiantown, FL; PRT-71724B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species 
propagation or survival: Barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii). This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.
Applicant: The Sacramento Zoological Society, dba Sacramento Zoo, 
Sacramento, CA; PRT-677611
    The applicant requests an amendment to their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance 
species propagation or survival: Yellow-footed rock wallaby (Petrogale 
xanthopus). 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 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: David Hessler, Westlake OH; PRT-78797B
Applicant: Margaret Williams, Midland TX; PRT-79073B

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2015-28780 Filed 11-12-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4333-15-P