Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, 46698-46699 [2016-16862]

Download as PDF 46698 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 137 / Monday, July 18, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Notice of Meeting Pursuant to Public Law 92–463, notice is hereby given that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) National Advisory Council will meet on July 25, 2016, 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., via teleconference. The meeting will include the review, discussion, and evaluation of grant applications reviewed by the Initial Review Group, and involve an examination of confidential financial and business information as well as personal information concerning the applicants. Therefore, these meetings will be closed to the public as determined by the SAMHSA Administrator, in accordance with title 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4) and (c)(6); and 5 U.S.C. App. 2, section 10(d). Committee Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention National Advisory Council. Date/Time/Type: July 25, 2016, 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. (CLOSED). Place: SAMHSA Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Contact: Matthew J. Aumen, Designated Federal Officer, SAMHSA/ CSAP National Advisory Council, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Email: Matthew.Aumen@ samhsa.hhs.gov. Summer King, Statistician. [FR Doc. 2016–16820 Filed 7–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P the following permits to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. We issue these permits under Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). Brenda Tapia, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, Branch of Permits, MS: IA, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041; fax (703) 358– 2281. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2281 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). On the dates below, as authorized by the provisions of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), as amended, and/or the MMPA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), we issued a requested permit subject to certain conditions set forth therein. For each permit for an endangered species, we found that (1) The application was filed in good faith, (2) The granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species, and (3) The granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2016–0080]; [FXIA16710900000–156–FF09A30000] Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued SUMMARY: MARINE MAMMALS Permit No. Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice 59492B .............. British Broadcasting Corporation— Ocean. 81 FR 8093; February 17, 2016 ........................................................... DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, Branch of Permits, MS: IA, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041; fax (703) 358– 2281. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Availability of Documents Fish and Wildlife Service Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2016–16863 Filed 7–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Jul 15, 2016 Jkt 238001 [Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2016–0079; 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. DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before August 17, 2016. PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Permit issuance date July 1, 2016. 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–2016–0079. • U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2016–0079; 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 ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\18JYN1.SGM 18JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 137 / Monday, July 18, 2016 / Notices 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 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Jul 15, 2016 Jkt 238001 46699 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. 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta), leopard (Panthera pardus), African lion (Panthera leo), and tiger (Panthera tigris). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. 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. Applicant: City of Saint Paul/Como Zoo, Saint Paul, MN; PRT 89851B and 89852B III. Permit Applications Endangered Species Applicant: Exotic Feline Breeding Compound, Inc., Rosamond, CA; PRT– 88847B The applicant requests a permit to import one female captive-bred Persian leopard (Panthera pardus saxicolor) from Tierpark-Nordhorn gGmbH, Nordhorn, Germany, 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: SeaWorld, San Antonio, TX; PRT–96334B The applicant requests a permit to export one male captive-born Palawan peacock pheasant (Polyplectron napoleonis) 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: Pamela Plotkin, College Station, TX; PRT–43484B The applicant requests reissuance of a permit to import biological samples from Costa Rica from wild-caught olive Ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) for the purpose of scientific research. Applicant: A Walk on the Wild Side, Canby, OR; PRT–93730B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 The applicant requests a permit to import two captive-bred snow leopards (Uncia uncia), 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. Out of Africa Wildlife Park, LLC, Camp Verde, AZ; PRT–760354 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: Leopard (Panthera pardus) and snow leopard (Uncia uncia). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: James Mercer, Carbondale, KS; PRT–98881B The applicant requests a permit to import a sport-hunted trophy of two 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. 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: Marion Searle, Lake Forest, IL; PRT–99186B Applicant: Kristian O’Meara, Powell, OH; PRT–99852B Applicant: David Robertson, Lewistown, MT; PRT–94807B Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2016-0079; 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 
August 17, 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-2016-0079.
     U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, 
Attn: Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2016-0079; 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

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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).

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: Exotic Feline Breeding Compound, Inc., Rosamond, CA; PRT-
88847B
    The applicant requests a permit to import one female captive-bred 
Persian leopard (Panthera pardus saxicolor) from Tierpark-Nordhorn 
gGmbH, Nordhorn, Germany, 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: SeaWorld, San Antonio, TX; PRT-96334B
    The applicant requests a permit to export one male captive-born 
Palawan peacock pheasant (Polyplectron napoleonis) 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: Pamela Plotkin, College Station, TX; PRT-43484B
    The applicant requests reissuance of a permit to import biological 
samples from Costa Rica from wild-caught olive Ridley sea turtles 
(Lepidochelys olivacea) for the purpose of scientific research.
Applicant: A Walk on the Wild Side, Canby, OR; PRT-93730B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species 
propagation or survival: Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta), leopard 
(Panthera pardus), African lion (Panthera leo), and tiger (Panthera 
tigris). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: City of Saint Paul/Como Zoo, Saint Paul, MN; PRT 89851B and 
89852B
    The applicant requests a permit to import two captive-bred snow 
leopards (Uncia uncia), 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.
Out of Africa Wildlife Park, LLC, Camp Verde, AZ; PRT-760354
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance 
species propagation or survival: Leopard (Panthera pardus) and snow 
leopard (Uncia uncia). This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: James Mercer, Carbondale, KS; PRT-98881B
    The applicant requests a permit to import a sport-hunted trophy of 
two 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.
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: Marion Searle, Lake Forest, IL; PRT-99186B
Applicant: Kristian O'Meara, Powell, OH; PRT-99852B
Applicant: David Robertson, Lewistown, MT; PRT-94807B

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