Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, 5778-5779 [2016-02011]

Download as PDF 5778 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 22 / Wednesday, February 3, 2016 / Notices Date: January 27, 2016. Harriet Tregoning, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. 2016–01919 Filed 2–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5885–N–03] Final Fair Market Rents for the Housing Choice Voucher Program and Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program Fiscal Year 2016; Revised Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice of Final Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Fair Market Rents (FMRs), Update. AGENCY: Today’s notice updates the FY 2016 FMRs for Portland-VancouverHillsboro, OR–WA, HUD MSA, based on surveys conducted in November 2015 by the area public housing agencies SUMMARY: directed to the respective local HUD program staff. Questions on how to conduct FMR surveys or concerning further methodological explanations may be addressed to Marie L. Lihn or Peter B. Kahn, Economic and Market Analysis Division, Office of Economic Affairs, Office of Policy Development and Research, telephone 202–402–2409. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 800–877–8339. (Other than the HUD USER information line and TDD numbers, telephone numbers are not toll-free.) (PHAs). The FY 2016 FMRs for these areas reflect the estimated 40th percentile rent levels trended to April 1, 2016. DATES: Effective Date: The FMRs published in this notice are effective on February 3, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information on the methodology used to develop FMRs or a listing of all FMRs, please call the HUD USER information line at 800– 245–2691 or access the information on the HUD USER Web site: http:// www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/ fmr.html. FMRs are listed at the 40th or 50th percentile in Schedule B. For informational purposes, 40th percentile recent-mover rents for the areas with 50th percentile FMRs will be provided in the HUD FY 2015 FMR documentation system at http:// www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/fmr/ fmrs/docsys.html?data=fmr16 and 50th percentile rents for all FMR areas are published http://www.huduser.gov/ portal/datasets/50per.html. Questions related to use of FMRs or voucher payment standards should be The FMRs appearing in the following table supersede the values found in Schedule B that became effective on December 11, 2015, and were printed in the December 11, 2015 Federal Register (80 FR 77124) (available from HUD at: http:// www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/ fmr.html. The FMRs for the affected area are revised as follows: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FMR by number of bedrooms in unit 2016 Fair Market Rent Area 0 BR Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR–WA MSA .......................................... Dated: January 14, 2016. Katherine M. O’Regan, Assistant Secretary for Policy, Development & Research. [FR Doc. 2016–01920 Filed 2–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2016–0008]; [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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 Feb 02, 2016 Jkt 238001 1 BR 886 1021 We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before March 4, 2016. 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–2016–0008. • U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2016–0008; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, MS: BPHC; 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. When submitting comments, please indicate the name of the applicant and the PRT# you are commenting on. 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 DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2 BR 1208 3 BR 1757 4 BR 2109 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. Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in this notice, E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 22 / Wednesday, February 3, 2016 / Notices 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with 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: Exoticos Salvajes, Inc., San Antonio, TX; PRT–81318B VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 Feb 02, 2016 Jkt 238001 The applicant requests a permit to export 10 male and 20 female captivebred Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) 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: Denver Zoological Foundation, Denver, CO; PRT–78822B The applicant requests a permit to import one captive-bred Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) 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: Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA; PRT–78584B The applicant requests a permit to export one male captive-bred giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) born at the zoo in 2012 and owned by the Government of China, to the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda Dujiangyan Base, Sichuan Province, China, under the terms of Zoological Society of San Diego loan agreement with the China Wildlife Conservation Association. This export is part of the approved loan program for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through scientific research as outlined in the Zoological Society of San Diego’s original permit. Applicant: Toledo Zoological Gardens, Toledo, OH; PRT–81711B The applicant requests a permit to export 10,000, captive-bred Kisansi spray toads (Nectophrynoidesi asperginis) 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: Santa Barbara Zoo, Santa Barbara, CA; PRT–82246B The applicant requests a permit to import one, captive-bred, Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) 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: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; PRT–77243B The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from wild olive Ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) and green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) for the purpose of scientific research. 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 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5779 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: Scott Linter, Zionsville, IN; PRT–85776B Applicant: William Parks, Scottsboro, AL; PRT–81613B Applicant: Kinsey Robinson, Upper Marlboro, MD; PRT–79093B Applicant: William Perrine, Sharon, PA; PRT–82278B Applicant: Leon Munyan, Phoenix, AZ; PRT–81689B Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2016–02011 Filed 2–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX16LC00BM6BB00] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of revision of a currently approved information collection, (1028– 0082). AGENCY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection request (ICR) described below. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this ICR. This collection is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2016. DATE: To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, OMB must receive them on or before March 4, 2016. ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this information collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, via email: (OIRA_SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov); or by fax (202) 395–5806; and identify your submission with ‘OMB Control Number 1028–0082, Bird Banding and Recovery Reports’. Please also forward a copy of your comments and suggestions on this SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2016-0008]; [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 
March 4, 2016.

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-2016-0008.
     U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, 
Attn: Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2016-0008; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
Headquarters, MS: BPHC; 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-
3803.
    When submitting comments, please indicate the name of the applicant 
and the PRT# you are commenting on. 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,

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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 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: Exoticos Salvajes, Inc., San Antonio, TX; PRT-81318B

    The applicant requests a permit to export 10 male and 20 female 
captive-bred Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) 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: Denver Zoological Foundation, Denver, CO; PRT-78822B

    The applicant requests a permit to import one captive-bred Sumatran 
orangutan (Pongo abelii) 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: Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA; PRT-78584B

    The applicant requests a permit to export one male captive-bred 
giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) born at the zoo in 2012 and owned 
by the Government of China, to the China Conservation and Research 
Center for the Giant Panda Dujiangyan Base, Sichuan Province, China, 
under the terms of Zoological Society of San Diego loan agreement with 
the China Wildlife Conservation Association. This export is part of the 
approved loan program for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of 
the species through scientific research as outlined in the Zoological 
Society of San Diego's original permit.

Applicant: Toledo Zoological Gardens, Toledo, OH; PRT-81711B

    The applicant requests a permit to export 10,000, captive-bred 
Kisansi spray toads (Nectophrynoidesi asperginis) 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: Santa Barbara Zoo, Santa Barbara, CA; PRT-82246B

    The applicant requests a permit to import one, captive-bred, Amur 
leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) 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: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; PRT-77243B

    The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from 
wild olive Ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) and green sea 
turtles (Chelonia mydas) for the purpose of scientific research.
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: Scott Linter, Zionsville, IN; PRT-85776B
Applicant: William Parks, Scottsboro, AL; PRT-81613B
Applicant: Kinsey Robinson, Upper Marlboro, MD; PRT-79093B
Applicant: William Perrine, Sharon, PA; PRT-82278B
Applicant: Leon Munyan, Phoenix, AZ; PRT-81689B

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