Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications, 8215-8216 [2016-03302]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 32 / Thursday, February 18, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5913–N–05] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: The Multifamily Project Application and Construction Prior to Initial Endorsement Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: April 18, 2016. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–3400 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theodore K. Toon, Director, Office of Multifamily Production, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Theodore.K.Toon@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–1142. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Multifamily Project Application and VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Feb 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 Construction Prior to Initial Endorsement. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0029. Type of Request: Revision. Form Number: HUD–92013, HUD– 92013 Supp, HUD–92013–A, HUD– 92013–B, HUD–92013–C, HUD–92013– D, HUD–92013–E, HUD–92264, HUD– 92264–A, HUD–92273, HUD–92274, HUD–92326, HUD–92329, HUD–92331, HUD–92485, HUD–92415, HUD–92447, HUD–92452, HUD–92010, HUD–91708, HUD–2880, HUD–92466–R1, R2, R3, R4, HUD–92466 R5, HUD–92408, HUD– 92466M, FM–1006, HUD–95379 and HUD–2. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Multifamily Project Applications and Construction Prior to Initial Endorsement is being revised to include two (2) supplemental forms that outline requirements of owners that elect to benefit from the simplified rate categories. These forms will be used during the processing of an application for a FHA insured mortgage to determine the appropriate mortgage insurance premium. Respondents (i.e. affected public): 1,002. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,002. Estimated Number of Responses: 34,112. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Hours per Response: 34,112. Total Estimated Burden: 351,182. B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8215 Dated: February 4, 2016. Genger Charles, Senior Policy Advisory for Housing. [FR Doc. 2016–03367 Filed 2–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R1–ES–2016–N022; FXES11130100000–167–FF01E00000] Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications for recovery permits to conduct activities with the purpose of enhancing the survival of endangered species. The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), prohibits certain activities with endangered species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act also requires that we invite public comment before issuing such permits. DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by March 21, 2016. ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Restoration and Endangered Species Classification, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Regional Office, 911 NE 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232–4181. Please refer to the permit number for the application when submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colleen Henson, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, at the above address, or by telephone (503–231–6131) or fax (503– 231–6243). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits certain activities with respect to endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. Along with our implementing regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17, the Act provides for certain 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 permittee to conduct activities (including take or interstate commerce) E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1 8216 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 32 / Thursday, February 18, 2016 / Notices with respect to U.S. endangered or threatened species for scientific purposes or enhancement of propagation or survival. Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act 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. Please refer to the permit number for the application when submitting comments. Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review by request from the Program Manager for Restoration and Endangered Species Classification at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit Number: TE–003483 Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Hawaii National Park, Hawaii. The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture, band, mark, measure, weigh, collect blood samples, radio-tag, release, recapture, and search for and monitor nests) Hawaiian gallinule (Gallinula galeata sandvicensis) on the island of Oahu, and to increase the number of radio¯ tagged Hawai‘i ‘akepa (Loxops coccineus) and Hawai‘i creeper (Oreomystis mana) on the island of Hawaii, in conjunction with scientific research, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. The permit currently covers the Laysan duck (Anas ¯ ¯ laysanensis), ‘akiapola‘au (Hemignathus munroi), ‘akeke’e (Loxops caeruleirostris), ‘akikiki (Oreomystis bairdi), puaiohi (Myadestes palmeri), ‘alae ke‘oke‘o or Hawaiian Coot (Fulica alai), ae‘o or Hawaiian Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus knudseni), and ¯ the ‘ope‘ape‘a or Hawaiian hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus semotus). Permit Number: TE–012136 Applicant: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Hillsboro, Oregon. The applicant requests a permit renewal with changes to take (capture, handle, and release) Borax Lake chub (Gila boraxobius) in conjunction with surveys throughout the species’ range in Oregon for the purpose of enhancing its VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Feb 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 survival. The permit currently covers the Lost River sucker (Deltistes luxatus) and the shortnose sucker (Chasmistes brevirostris). Applicant: Washington State University, Vancouver, Washington. The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (survey, capture, mark, and release) Fender’s blue butterfly (Icaricia icarioides fenderi) in conjunction with scientific research in Benton, Lane, Polk, Washington, and Yamhill Counties, Oregon, for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Permit Number: TE–27877B Applicant: Nathan L. Haan, Seattle, Washington. The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (captive rear adults) Taylor’s checkerspot butterflies (Euphydryas editha taylori), in conjunction with scientific research in Thurston County, Washington, for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Public Availability of Comments All comments and materials we receive in response to this request will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section. 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.). Dated: February 10, 2016. Stephen J. Zylstra, Acting, Regional Director, Pacific Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2016–03302 Filed 2–17–16; 8:45 am] PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–20233; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Permit Number: TE–101141 BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural item listed in this notice meets the definition of a sacred object and object of cultural patrimony. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim this cultural item should submit a written request to the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural item to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed. DATES: Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim this cultural item should submit a written request with information in support of the claim to the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum at the address in this notice by March 21, 2016. SUMMARY: Aaron F. Miller, NAGPRA Coordinator, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, 50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075, telephone (413) 538–3394, email afmiller@ mtholyoke.edu. ADDRESSES: Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3005, of the intent to repatriate a cultural item under the control of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum that meets the definition of a sacred object and an object of cultural patrimony under 25 U.S.C. 3001. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003(d)(3). The determinations in this notice are the sole responsibility of the museum, institution, or Federal agency that has control of the Native American cultural item. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 32 (Thursday, February 18, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-03302]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-ES-2016-N022; FXES11130100000-167-FF01E00000]


Endangered Species; 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 for recovery permits to conduct 
activities with the purpose of enhancing the survival of endangered 
species. The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), 
prohibits certain activities with endangered species unless a Federal 
permit allows such activity. The Act also requires that we invite 
public comment before issuing such permits.

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by 
March 21, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Restoration and Endangered Species 
Classification, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
Pacific Regional Office, 911 NE 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-4181. 
Please refer to the permit number for the application when submitting 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colleen Henson, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above address, or by telephone (503-231-6131) or fax 
(503-231-6243).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits certain activities with 
respect to endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit 
allows such activity. Along with our implementing regulations in the 
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17, the Act provides for 
certain 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 permittee to conduct activities (including take or 
interstate commerce)

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with respect to U.S. endangered or threatened species for scientific 
purposes or enhancement of propagation or survival. Our regulations 
implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act 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. Please refer to the permit 
number for the application when submitting comments.
    Documents and other information submitted with these applications 
are available for review by request from the Program Manager for 
Restoration and Endangered Species Classification at the address listed 
in the ADDRESSES section of this notice, subject to the requirements of 
the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and the Freedom of Information Act (5 
U.S.C. 552).

Permit Number: TE-003483

Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research 
Center, Hawaii National Park, Hawaii.
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture, band, 
mark, measure, weigh, collect blood samples, radio-tag, release, 
recapture, and search for and monitor nests) Hawaiian gallinule 
(Gallinula galeata sandvicensis) on the island of Oahu, and to increase 
the number of radio-tagged Hawai`i `[amacr]kepa (Loxops coccineus) and 
Hawai`i creeper (Oreomystis mana) on the island of Hawaii, in 
conjunction with scientific research, for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival. The permit currently covers the Laysan duck (Anas 
laysanensis), `akiap[omacr]l[amacr]`au (Hemignathus munroi), `akeke'e 
(Loxops caeruleirostris), `akikiki (Oreomystis bairdi), puaiohi 
(Myadestes palmeri), `alae ke`oke`o or Hawaiian Coot (Fulica alai), 
ae`o or Hawaiian Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus knudseni), and the 
`[omacr]pe`ape`a or Hawaiian hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus semotus).

Permit Number: TE-012136

Applicant: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Hillsboro, 
Oregon.
    The applicant requests a permit renewal with changes to take 
(capture, handle, and release) Borax Lake chub (Gila boraxobius) in 
conjunction with surveys throughout the species' range in Oregon for 
the purpose of enhancing its survival. The permit currently covers the 
Lost River sucker (Deltistes luxatus) and the shortnose sucker 
(Chasmistes brevirostris).

Permit Number: TE-101141

Applicant: Washington State University, Vancouver, Washington.
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (survey, capture, 
mark, and release) Fender's blue butterfly (Icaricia icarioides 
fenderi) in conjunction with scientific research in Benton, Lane, Polk, 
Washington, and Yamhill Counties, Oregon, for the purpose of enhancing 
its survival.

Permit Number: TE-27877B

Applicant: Nathan L. Haan, Seattle, Washington.
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (captive rear 
adults) Taylor's checkerspot butterflies (Euphydryas editha taylori), 
in conjunction with scientific research in Thurston County, Washington, 
for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Public Availability of Comments

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

    Dated: February 10, 2016.
Stephen J. Zylstra,
Acting, Regional Director, Pacific Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service.
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