Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, 9497-9498 [2016-04000]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 37 / Thursday, February 25, 2016 / Notices conjunction with surveys and research throughout the range of the species for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–48210A Applicant: Area West Environmental, Inc., Orangevale, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi); and take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander ((central DPS, Santa Barbara County DPS, and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense)) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Public Comments We invite public review and comment on each of these recovery permit applications. Comments and materials we receive 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. Angela Picco, Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2016–04016 Filed 2–24–16; 8:45 am] The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi); and take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander ((central DPS, Santa Barbara County DPS, and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense)) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 18:07 Feb 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted applications? [Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2016–N043; FXIA16710900000–156–FF09A30000] VerDate Sep<11>2014 Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2281 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture, handle, collect, and release) the delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) in conjunction with research activities in the San Francisco Bay Estuary in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: I. Public Comment Procedures Applicant: Melissa Odell, Oakhurst, California Applicant: Lenny Grimaldo, San Francisco, California 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. BILLING CODE 4333–15–P Permit No. TE–56889A Permit No. TE–36109B 9497 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) prohibit 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 28, 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– N043. • U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2016–N043; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, MS: BPHC; 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, 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). E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 9498 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 37 / Thursday, February 25, 2016 / Notices 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Champaign, IL; PRT–84465A The applicant requests an amendment to their permit to import samples from captive-born and wild hutia species (Capromys species), Cuban solenodon (Solenodon cubanus), Haitian/ Hispaniolan solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis), Northern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni), Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus), Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis), Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis), cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), Pakistan sand cat (Felis margarita scheffeli), black-footed cat (Felis nigripes), Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii), lion (Panthera leo leo), VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:07 Feb 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 and leopard (panther pardus) from multiple locations for the purpose of enhancement of the species through scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, NY; PRT–82159B The applicant requests a permit to import two male captive-bred redcollared brown lemurs (Eulemur collaris) from Tierpark Berlin– Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through zoological display and captive propagation. Applicant: Atlanta-Fulton County Zoo, dba Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta, GA; PRT– 85599B The applicant requests a permit to export two captive-bred female giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Chengdu, China, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through conservation breeding. Applicant: Steven Lambert, La Mesa CA; PRT–121977 The applicant requests an amendment to an existing captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to add the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: Bolson tortoise (Gopherus flavomarginatus), aquatic box turtle (Terrapene Coahuila), yellow-spotted river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis), spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii), Grand Cayman blue iguana (Cyclura lewisi), and Cuban ground iguana (Cyclura nubila nubila). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu, HI; PRT–105568 The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples and carcasses from wild, captive-held, or captive born animals for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species and scientific research. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Carmelo Musacchia New York, NY; PRT–80906B Applicant: Victor Sanchez, Humble, TX; PRT–84418B Applicant: Thomas Salmon, Odessa, TX; PRT–86900B Applicant: Danny Janecka, Waelder, TX; PRT–87863B Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2016–04000 Filed 2–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [15X 1109AF LLUTY00000 L12200000. MA0000 24 1A] Final Supplementary Rules for Public Lands Managed by the Moab and Monticello Field Offices in Grand and San Juan Counties, UT Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Final supplementary rules. AGENCY: In accordance with the Records of Decision (RODs) for the Moab and Monticello Field Office Approved Resource Management Plans (RMPs) and associated Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is finalizing supplementary rules for BLM-managed public land in Grand and San Juan Counties, Utah. These final supplementary rules apply to the operation of motorized and mechanized vehicles, camping and campfires, firewood and petrified wood collection, and the use of glass containers. DATES: These final supplementary rules are effective on March 28, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may direct inquiries by letter to Jeffrey Smith, Recreation Division Chief, Bureau of Land Management, Moab Field Office, 82 East Dogwood Avenue, Moab, UT 84532, or by email to blm_ut_mb_mail@blm.gov. The final supplementary rules are available for inspection at the Moab Field Office, on the Moab Field Office Web site www.blm.gov/ut/st/en/fo/ moab.html, at the Monticello Field Office, on the Monticello Field Office Web site www.blm.gov/ut/st/en/fo/ monticello.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey Smith, Recreation Division Chief, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 37 (Thursday, February 25, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-04000]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2016-N043; 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) prohibit 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 28, 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-N043.
     U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, 
Attn: Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2016-N043; 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, 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).

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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: The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, 
Champaign, IL; PRT-84465A
    The applicant requests an amendment to their permit to import 
samples from captive-born and wild hutia species (Capromys species), 
Cuban solenodon (Solenodon cubanus), Haitian/Hispaniolan solenodon 
(Solenodon paradoxus), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), black 
rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis), Northern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium 
simum cottoni), Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus), Indian 
rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis), Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus 
sumatrensis), cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), Pakistan sand cat (Felis 
margarita scheffeli), black-footed cat (Felis nigripes), Baird's tapir 
(Tapirus bairdii), lion (Panthera leo leo), and leopard (panther 
pardus) from multiple locations for the purpose of enhancement of the 
species through scientific research. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, NY; PRT-82159B
    The applicant requests a permit to import two male captive-bred 
red-collared brown lemurs (Eulemur collaris) from Tierpark Berlin-
Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany, for the purpose of enhancement of the 
survival of the species through zoological display and captive 
propagation.
Applicant: Atlanta-Fulton County Zoo, dba Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta, GA; 
PRT-85599B
    The applicant requests a permit to export two captive-bred female 
giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) to Chengdu Research Base of Giant 
Panda Breeding, Chengdu, China, for the purpose of enhancement of the 
survival of the species through conservation breeding.
Applicant: Steven Lambert, La Mesa CA; PRT-121977
    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing captive-bred 
wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to add the following 
species to enhance species propagation or survival: Bolson tortoise 
(Gopherus flavomarginatus), aquatic box turtle (Terrapene Coahuila), 
yellow-spotted river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis), spotted pond turtle 
(Geoclemys hamiltonii), Grand Cayman blue iguana (Cyclura lewisi), and 
Cuban ground iguana (Cyclura nubila nubila). This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, 
Honolulu, HI; PRT-105568
    The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples and 
carcasses from wild, captive-held, or captive born animals for the 
purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species and scientific 
research. 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: Carmelo Musacchia New York, NY; PRT-80906B
Applicant: Victor Sanchez, Humble, TX; PRT-84418B
Applicant: Thomas Salmon, Odessa, TX; PRT-86900B
Applicant: Danny Janecka, Waelder, TX; PRT-87863B

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2016-04000 Filed 2-24-16; 8:45 am]
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