Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, 75468-75469 [2015-30532]

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ADDRESSES: You may submit comments or requests for copies or more information by any of the following methods. Alternatively, you may use one of the following methods to request hard copies or a CD–ROM of the documents. Please specify the permit you are interested in by number (e.g., Permit No. TE–XXXXXX). • Email: permitsR6ES@fws.gov. Please refer to the respective permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE–XXXXXX) in the subject line of the message. • U.S. Mail: Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 25486–DFC, Denver, CO 80225. • In-Person Drop-off, Viewing, or Pickup: Call (719) 628–2670 to make an appointment during regular business hours at 134 Union Blvd., Suite 645, Lakewood, CO 80228. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Konishi, Recovery Permits Coordinator, Ecological Services, (719) 628–2670 (phone); permitsR6ES@ fws.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits certain activities with endangered and threatened species unless authorized by a Federal permit. Along with our implementing regulations at 50 CFR 17, the Act provides for 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 permittees to conduct activities with U.S. endangered or threatened species for scientific purposes, enhancement of E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 231 / Wednesday, December 2, 2015 / Notices propagation or survival, or interstate commerce (the latter only in the event that it facilitates scientific purposes or enhancement of propagation or survival). Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) 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. Documents and other information the applicants have submitted with their applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). Public Availability of Comments All comments and materials we receive in response to these requests will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. 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.). Permit Application Number TE65611B Applicant: Dennis Skadsen, Grenville, SD. Michael G. Thabault, Assistant Regional Director, Mountain-Prairie Region. [FR Doc. 2015–30532 Filed 12–1–15; 8:45 am] The applicant requests a permit to conduct presence/absence surveys for Poweshiek skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek) in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota to identify occupied habitat for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit Application Number TE100193 Applicants: Central Platte Natural Resources District, Grand Island, NE. The applicants request a renewal to their existing permit for survey and monitoring activities of the interior least tern (Sterna antillarum athalassos) in Nebraska for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit Application Number TE049623 Applicant: Department of the Army, DPW Environmental Division, Fort Riley, KS. The applicant requests a renewal of their permit to conduct presence/ absence surveys for Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka) in Kansas for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES National Environmental Policy Act In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), we have made an initial determination that the proposed activities in these permits are categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement (516 DM 6 Appendix 1, 1.4C(1)). 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No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and ACES intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership. On March 20, 2015, ACES filed its original notification pursuant to Section PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 75469 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice Published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on April 30, 2015 (80 FR 24279). Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2015–30524 Filed 12–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Cooperative Research Group on Advanced Engine Fluids Notice is hereby given that, on October 26, 2015, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Southwest Research Institute— Cooperative Research Group on Advanced Engine Fluids (‘‘AEF’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Lubricants UK Limited, Middlesex, UNITED KINGDOM, has been added as a party to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and AEF intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On March 20, 2015, AEF filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on April 22, 2015 (80 FR 22551). The last notification was filed with the Department on September 22, 2015. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on October 23, 2015 (80 FR 64449). Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2015–30525 Filed 12–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

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Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 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 to conduct activities intended to 
enhance the survival of target endangered or threatened species.

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by 
January 4, 2016.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments or requests for copies or more 
information by any of the following methods. Alternatively, you may use 
one of the following methods to request hard copies or a CD-ROM of the 
documents. Please specify the permit you are interested in by number 
(e.g., Permit No. TE-XXXXXX).
     Email: permitsR6ES@fws.gov. Please refer to the respective 
permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE-XXXXXX) in the subject line of the 
message.
     U.S. Mail: Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, P.O. Box 25486-DFC, Denver, CO 80225.
     In-Person Drop-off, Viewing, or Pickup: Call (719) 628-
2670 to make an appointment during regular business hours at 134 Union 
Blvd., Suite 645, Lakewood, CO 80228.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Konishi, Recovery Permits 
Coordinator, Ecological Services, (719) 628-2670 (phone); 
permitsR6ES@fws.gov (email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits certain activities with 
endangered and threatened species unless authorized by a Federal 
permit. Along with our implementing regulations at 50 CFR 17, the Act 
provides for 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 permittees to conduct activities with U.S. endangered or 
threatened species for scientific purposes, enhancement of

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propagation or survival, or interstate commerce (the latter only in the 
event that it facilitates scientific purposes or enhancement of 
propagation or survival). Our regulations implementing section 
10(a)(1)(A) 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. Documents and other information 
the applicants have submitted with their applications are available for 
review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) 
and Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552).

Permit Application Number TE65611B

Applicant: Dennis Skadsen, Grenville, SD.

    The applicant requests a permit to conduct presence/absence surveys 
for Poweshiek skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek) in Minnesota, North 
Dakota, and South Dakota to identify occupied habitat for the purpose 
of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit Application Number TE100193

Applicants: Central Platte Natural Resources District, Grand Island, 
NE.

    The applicants request a renewal to their existing permit for 
survey and monitoring activities of the interior least tern (Sterna 
antillarum athalassos) in Nebraska for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit Application Number TE049623

Applicant: Department of the Army, DPW Environmental Division, Fort 
Riley, KS.

    The applicant requests a renewal of their permit to conduct 
presence/absence surveys for Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka) in Kansas 
for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

National Environmental Policy Act

    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 
4321 et seq.), we have made an initial determination that the proposed 
activities in these permits are categorically excluded from the 
requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental 
impact statement (516 DM 6 Appendix 1, 1.4C(1)).

Public Availability of Comments

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

Michael G. Thabault,
Assistant Regional Director, Mountain-Prairie Region.
[FR Doc. 2015-30532 Filed 12-1-15; 8:45 am]
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