Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications, 48837-48838 [2016-17556]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 143 / Tuesday, July 26, 2016 / Notices Time on Thursday, August 25, 2016. Deadlines: For deadlines on submitting written material, please see ‘‘Public Input’’ under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. This will be a float trip along the Trinity River. The meeting/ float will begin at Lorenz Gulch Parking lot. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph C. Polos, by mail at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1655 Heindon Road, Arcata, CA 95521; by telephone at 707– 822–7201; or by email at joe_polos@ fws.gov, or Elizabeth W. Hadley, Redding Electric Utility, by mail at 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding, CA 96001; by telephone at 530–339–7308 or by email at ehadley@reupower.com. Individuals with a disability may request an accommodation by sending an email to either point of contact. In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we announce that the Trinity River Adaptive Management Working Group will hold a meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The TAMWG affords stakeholders the opportunity to give policy, management, and technical input concerning Trinity River (California) restoration efforts to the TMC. The TMC interprets and recommends policy, coordinates and reviews management actions, and provides organizational budget oversight. Meeting Agenda • Introduction of new TAMWG and TMC members; • Float trip to view river and restoration sites; • TAMWG and TMC coordination/ communication; and • Review of 2016 flow releases. The final agenda will be posted on the Internet at http://www.fws.gov/arcata. If you wish to Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R2–ES–2016–N107; FXES11130200000–167–FF02ENEH00] Applications Available for Review and Comment To attend this meeting you must make reservations with Elizabeth Hadley (TAMWG Chair) or Joe Polos (TAMWG DFO) so appropriate accommodations can be made.. August 17, 2016. Submitting Written Information or Questions Interested members of the public may submit relevant information or questions for the TAMWG to consider during the meeting. Written statements must be received by the date listed in ‘‘Public Input,’’ so that the information may be available to the TAMWG for their consideration prior to this meeting. Written statements must be supplied to Elizabeth Hadley in one of the following formats: One hard copy with original signature, one electronic copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via email (acceptable file formats are Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, PowerPoint, or rich text file). Registered speakers who wish to expand on their oral statements, or those who wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, may submit written statements to Elizabeth Hadley up to 7 days after the meeting. Meeting Minutes Summary minutes of the meeting will be maintained by Elizabeth Hadley (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). The minutes will be available for public inspection within 14 days after the meeting, and will be posted on the TAMWG Web site at http:// www.fws.gov/arcata. Dated: July 20, 2016. Joseph C. Polos, Supervisory Fish Biologist, Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office, Arcata, California. [FR Doc. 2016–17614 Filed 7–25–16; 8:45 am] You must contact Elizabeth Hadley (FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than If you wish to Submit written information or questions for the TAMWG to consider during the meeting. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR August 17, 2016. Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:28 Jul 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 Notice of receipt of applications; request for public comment. ACTION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered or threatened species. The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activities. Both the Act and the National Environmental Policy Act require that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or before August 25, 2016. ADDRESSES: Susan Jacobsen, Chief, Division of Classification and Restoration, by U.S. mail at Division of Classification and Restoration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 1306, Albuquerque, NM 87103; or by telephone at 505–248–6920. Please refer to the respective permit number for each application when submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Jacobsen, Chief, Division of Classification and Restoration, by U.S. mail at P.O. Box 1306, Albuquerque, NM 87103; or by telephone at 505–248– 6920. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activities. Along with our implementing regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR part 17, the Act provides for permits, and requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. A permit granted by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act authorizes applicants to conduct activities with U.S. endangered or threatened species for scientific purposes, enhancement of survival or propagation, or interstate commerce. Our regulations regarding implementation of section 10(a)(1)(A) 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. BILLING CODE 4333–15–P Public Input srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES You must contact Elizabeth Hadley (FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than 48837 PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: We invite local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies and the public to comment on the following applications. Please refer to the appropriate permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE–123456) E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1 48838 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 143 / Tuesday, July 26, 2016 / Notices when requesting application documents and when submitting comments. Documents and other information the applicants have submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). Permit TE¥96189B Applicant: Adam P. Terry, Diboll, Texas. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to monitor, trap, band, and translocate redcockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. Permit TE¥819549 Applicant: Hualapai Tribe, Peach Springs, Arizona. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys and nest monitoring for southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), presence/absence surveys and capture of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes), and captive propagation of razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus), and humpback chub (Gila cypha) within Arizona. Permit TE–95112B Applicant: Blanchard Environmental Consulting, Durango, Colorado. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) within Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. Permit TE–43746A Applicant: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona. Applicant requests an amendment to a current permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/ absence surveys for southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) within Texas. srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit TE¥95116B Applicant: University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris curasoae yerbabuenae) within Arizona. Permit TE–99156B Applicant: Michael Balistreri, Albuquerque, New Mexico. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:28 Jul 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) within New Mexico. Permit TE–094375 Applicant: Azimuth Forestry Services, Inc., Shelbyville, Texas. Applicant requests an amendment to a current permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/ absence surveys and collect Texas golden gladecress (Leavenworthia texana) from Federal lands within Texas. Permit TE–144755 Applicant: Reagan Smith Energy Solutions, Inc., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Applicant requests an amendment to a current permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/ absence surveys for American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) within Ohio. Permit TE–94245B Applicant: Jarrod Powers, Stillwater, Oklahoma. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys of American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) within Oklahoma and Texas. Permit TE–97234B Permit TE–98651B Applicant: Edgardo Delgado, Jenks, Oklahoma. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys of American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) within Oklahoma. Permit TE–99159B Applicant: Eli Ellis, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys of American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) within Oklahoma. Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 In compliance with NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), we have made an initial determination that the proposed activities in these permits are categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement (516 DM 6 Appendix 1, 1.4C(1)). 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 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. Authority We provide this notice under section 10 of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) Dated: July 20, 2016. Benjamin N. Tuggle, Regional Director, Southwest Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2016–17556 Filed 7–25–16; 8:45 am] Applicant: Aaron Dugas, Houston, Texas. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys of American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) within Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. PO 00000 National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4333–15–P GEOLOGICAL SURVEY [GX16EF00PMEXP00] Announcement of USGS National Geospatial Program (NGP) 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) FY16 Public Webinars in Preparation for the Upcoming Release of the USGS Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Elevation ACTION: Notice of Webinar(s). The 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) initiative is being developed to respond to needs for high-quality topographic data and for a wide range of other three-dimensional representations of the Nation’s natural and constructed features. The primary goal of 3DEP is to systematically collect enhanced elevation data in the form of high-quality light detection and ranging (lidar) data over the conterminous United States, Hawaii, and the U.S. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 143 (Tuesday, July 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48837-48838]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-17556]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R2-ES-2016-N107; FXES11130200000-167-FF02ENEH00]


Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications; request for public comment.

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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 or threatened species. The Endangered Species Act of 
1973, as amended (Act), prohibits activities with endangered and 
threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activities. Both 
the Act and the National Environmental Policy Act require that we 
invite public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or 
before August 25, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Susan Jacobsen, Chief, Division of Classification and 
Restoration, by U.S. mail at Division of Classification and 
Restoration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 1306, 
Albuquerque, NM 87103; or by telephone at 505-248-6920. Please refer to 
the respective permit number for each application when submitting 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Jacobsen, Chief, Division of 
Classification and Restoration, by U.S. mail at P.O. Box 1306, 
Albuquerque, NM 87103; or by telephone at 505-248-6920.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits 
activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal 
permit allows such activities. Along with our implementing regulations 
in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR part 17, the Act 
provides for permits, and requires that we invite public comment before 
issuing these permits.
    A permit granted by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act 
authorizes applicants to conduct activities with U.S. endangered or 
threatened species for scientific purposes, enhancement of survival or 
propagation, or interstate commerce. Our regulations regarding 
implementation of section 10(a)(1)(A) 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, Tribal, and Federal agencies and the public 
to comment on the following applications. Please refer to the 
appropriate permit number (e.g., Permit No. TE-123456)

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when requesting application documents and when submitting comments.
    Documents and other information the applicants have submitted with 
these applications are available for review, subject to the 
requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Freedom of 
Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552).

Permit TE-96189B

    Applicant: Adam P. Terry, Diboll, Texas.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to monitor, trap, band, and translocate red-cockaded woodpeckers 
(Picoides borealis) in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, 
Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Permit TE-819549

    Applicant: Hualapai Tribe, Peach Springs, Arizona.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys and nest monitoring for 
southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), presence/
absence surveys and capture of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes), 
and captive propagation of razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus), and 
humpback chub (Gila cypha) within Arizona.

Permit TE-95112B

    Applicant: Blanchard Environmental Consulting, Durango, Colorado.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for southwestern willow flycatcher 
(Empidonax traillii extimus) within Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and 
Utah.

Permit TE-43746A

    Applicant: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona.
    Applicant requests an amendment to a current permit for research 
and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for 
southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) within 
Texas.

Permit TE-95116B

    Applicant: University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for lesser long-nosed bat 
(Leptonycteris curasoae yerbabuenae) within Arizona.

Permit TE-99156B

    Applicant: Michael Balistreri, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for southwestern willow flycatcher 
(Empidonax traillii extimus) within New Mexico.

Permit TE-094375

    Applicant: Azimuth Forestry Services, Inc., Shelbyville, Texas.
    Applicant requests an amendment to a current permit for research 
and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys and collect 
Texas golden gladecress (Leavenworthia texana) from Federal lands 
within Texas.

Permit TE-144755

    Applicant: Reagan Smith Energy Solutions, Inc., Oklahoma City, 
Oklahoma.
    Applicant requests an amendment to a current permit for research 
and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for American 
burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) within Ohio.

Permit TE-94245B

    Applicant: Jarrod Powers, Stillwater, Oklahoma.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys of American burying beetle 
(Nicrophorus americanus) within Oklahoma and Texas.

Permit TE-97234B

    Applicant: Aaron Dugas, Houston, Texas.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys of American burying beetle 
(Nicrophorus americanus) within Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Permit TE-98651B

    Applicant: Edgardo Delgado, Jenks, Oklahoma.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys of American burying beetle 
(Nicrophorus americanus) within Oklahoma.

Permit TE-99159B

    Applicant: Eli Ellis, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys of American burying beetle 
(Nicrophorus americanus) within Oklahoma.

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

    In compliance with NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), we have made an 
initial determination that the proposed activities in these permits are 
categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental 
assessment or environmental impact statement (516 DM 6 Appendix 1, 
1.4C(1)).

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 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.

Authority

    We provide this notice under section 10 of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 
et seq.)

    Dated: July 20, 2016.
Benjamin N. Tuggle,
Regional Director, Southwest Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-17556 Filed 7-25-16; 8:45 am]
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