Notice of Permit Modification Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, 4344 [2016-01378]

Download as PDF 4344 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 26, 2016 / Notices NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION National Science Board Sunshine Act Meetings; Notice The National Science Board’s ad hoc Task Force on NEON Performance and Plans, pursuant to NSF regulations (45 CFR part 614), the National Science Foundation Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1862n–5), and the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), hereby gives notice in regard to the scheduling of a meeting for the transaction of National Science Board business, as follows: DATE AND TIME: Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. EST. SUBJECT MATTER: Task Force Chair’s opening remarks; approval of minutes; NSF Director’s update; and Chair’s closing remarks. STATUS: Closed. This meeting will be held by teleconference originating at the National Science Board Office, National Science Foundation, 4201Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230. Please refer to the National Science Board Web site (www.nsf.gov/nsb) for information or schedule updates, or contact: Elise Lipkowitz (elipcowi@ nsf.gov), National Science Foundation, 4201Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230. Ann Bushmiller, NSB Senior Legal Counsel. Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230. Or by email: ACApermits@nsf.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Foundation issued a permit (ACA 2011– 002) to David Ainley on May 28, 2010. The issued permit allows the applicant to band, apply instruments, weigh, collect blood and cloacal swabs, and mark nest of Adelie penguins located at Cape Crozier (ASPA 124), Cape Royds (ASPA 121), Cape Bird, and Beaufort Island (ASPA 105), as well as to enter Cape Hallett (ASPA 106) in November 2014 to check for banded birds and to deploy temperature loggers in penguin nests to test hypotheses on nest quality. A recent modification to this permit, dated November 12, 2015, permitted the applicant to extend the permitted activities for one additional year so that the permit now expires on August 31, 2016. Now the applicant proposes a permit modification to add two named agents and three additional agents to be determined to this permit to assist with approved activities. The Environmental Officer has reviewed the modification request and has determined that the amendment is not a material change to the permit, and it will have a less than a minor or transitory impact. DATES: January 19, 2016 to August 31, 2016. The permit modification was issued on January 19, 2016. Nadene G. Kennedy, Polar Coordination Specialist, Division of Polar Programs. 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[FR Doc. 2016–01435 Filed 1–25–16; 8:45 am] Notice of Permit Modification Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 National Science Foundation. ACTION: Notice of Permit Modification Request Received and Permit Issued under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, Public Law 95–541. AGENCY: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a notice of requests to modify permits issued to conduct activities regulated and permits issued under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. NSF has published regulations under the Antarctic Conservation Act at title 45 part 670 of the Code of Federal Regulations. This is the required notice of a requested permit modification and permit issued. 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Notice of Permit Modification Received Under the Antarctic 
Conservation Act of 1978

AGENCY: National Science Foundation.

ACTION: Notice of Permit Modification Request Received and Permit 
Issued under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, Public Law 95-541.

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SUMMARY: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a 
notice of requests to modify permits issued to conduct activities 
regulated and permits issued under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 
1978. NSF has published regulations under the Antarctic Conservation 
Act at title 45 part 670 of the Code of Federal Regulations. This is 
the required notice of a requested permit modification and permit 
issued.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nature McGinn, ACA Permit Officer, 
Division of Polar Programs, Rm. 755, National Science Foundation, 4201 
Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230. Or by email: ACApermits@nsf.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Foundation issued a permit (ACA 2011-
002) to David Ainley on May 28, 2010. The issued permit allows the 
applicant to band, apply instruments, weigh, collect blood and cloacal 
swabs, and mark nest of Adelie penguins located at Cape Crozier (ASPA 
124), Cape Royds (ASPA 121), Cape Bird, and Beaufort Island (ASPA 105), 
as well as to enter Cape Hallett (ASPA 106) in November 2014 to check 
for banded birds and to deploy temperature loggers in penguin nests to 
test hypotheses on nest quality. A recent modification to this permit, 
dated November 12, 2015, permitted the applicant to extend the 
permitted activities for one additional year so that the permit now 
expires on August 31, 2016. Now the applicant proposes a permit 
modification to add two named agents and three additional agents to be 
determined to this permit to assist with approved activities. The 
Environmental Officer has reviewed the modification request and has 
determined that the amendment is not a material change to the permit, 
and it will have a less than a minor or transitory impact.

DATES: January 19, 2016 to August 31, 2016.
    The permit modification was issued on January 19, 2016.

Nadene G. Kennedy,
Polar Coordination Specialist, Division of Polar Programs.
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