Receipt of Incidental Take Permit Applications for Participation in the Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma, 50543-50544 [2016-18184]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 147 / Monday, August 1, 2016 / Notices U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for enhancement of propagation and survival of the species. Permit Application Number: TE 31141A–2 Applicant: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville, TN. The applicant requests renewal of the current permit to continue take (humane euthanasia) of gray bats (Myotis grisescens) and Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) for white-nose syndrome surveillance and testing purposes. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Permit Application Number: TE 009638–11 Applicant: Appalachian Technical Services, Inc., Wise, VA. The permittee requests amendment of their current permit to add authorization to take (capture, handle, identify, mark, and release) Big Sandy crayfish (Cambarus callainus), Guyandotte crayfish (Cambarus veteranus), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), Cumberland elktoe (Alasmidonta atropurpurea), fluted kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus subtentum), sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus), snuffbox mussel (Epioblasma triquetra), slabside pearlymussel (Pleuronaia dolabelloides), orangefoot pimpleback (Plethobasus cooperianus), fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), purple cat’s paw (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata), rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica ssp. cylindrica), northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), ring pink (Obovaria retusa), and Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidens) and take (capture via seining and electroshocking, handle, identify, and release) Kentucky arrow darter (Etheostoma sagitta spilotum) for presence/absence surveys in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Permit Application Number: TE 42183A–1 Applicant: Eglin Air Force Base, Niceville, FL. The applicant requests renewal of the current permit to continue continue take (construct and monitor nest cavities and restrictors, capture, band, and translocate) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) at Eglin Air Force Base and as directed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for enhancement of propagation and survival of the species. Permit Application Number: TE 00868C–0 Applicant: Fred C. Shaffner, University of Turabo, Gurabo, PR. The applicant requests a permit to take (capture with mist-nets, band, and VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:16 Jul 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 release) Puerto Rican nightjar (Caprimulgus noctitherus) and yellowshouldered blackbird (Agelaius xanthomus) for presence/absence surveys and to mark birds for future population monitoring purposes. Permit Application Number: TE 33465A–1 Applicant: U.S. Forest Service, Montgomery, AL. The applicant requests renewal of the current permit to continue take (construct and monitor nest cavities and restrictors, capture, band, and translocate) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) on national forests in the State of Alabama and as directed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for enhancement of propagation and survival of the species. Permit Application Number: TE 824723–9 Applicant: Reed Bowman, Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL. The applicant requests renewal of the current permit to continue take (construct and monitor nest cavities and restrictors, capture, band, draw blood, salvage nonviable eggs, and translocate) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis), take (capture, band, radio-tag, draw blood, take feathers, treat with Ivermectin) Florida scrub jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens), and take (capture, band, draw blood, salvage unhatched eggs) Florida grasshopper sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum floridanus) in Florida for scientific research purposes. Dated: July 22, 2016. Steven Bekkerus, Acting Deputy Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Southeast Region. [FR Doc. 2016–18180 Filed 7–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R2–ES–2016–N120; FXES11120200000–167–FF02ENEH00] Receipt of Incidental Take Permit Applications for Participation in the Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for public comments. AGENCY: Under the Endangered Species Act, as amended (Act), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50543 the public to comment on incidental take permit applications for take of the federally listed American burying beetle resulting from activities associated with the geophysical exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning of oil and gas well field infrastructure within Oklahoma. If approved, the permits would be issued under the approved Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan Associated with Issuance of Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permits for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma (ICP). DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or before August 31, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may obtain copies of all documents and submit comments on the applicant’s ITP application by one of the following methods. Please refer to the permit number when requesting documents or submitting comments. Æ U.S. Mail: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Endangered Species—HCP Permits, P.O. Box 1306, Room 6034, Albuquerque, NM 87103. Æ Electronically: fw2_hcp_permits@ fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marty Tuegel, Branch Chief, by U.S. mail at: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Environmental Review Division, P.O. Box 1306, Room 6034, Albuquerque, NM 87103; or by telephone at 505–248– 6651. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Introduction Under the Endangered Species Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.; Act), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on incidental take permit (ITP) applications for take of the federally listed American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) resulting from activities associated with geophysical exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning of oil and gas well field infrastructure, as well as construction, maintenance, operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation of oil and gas gathering, transmission, and distribution pipeline infrastructure within Oklahoma. If approved, the permit would be issued to the applicant under the Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan Associated with Issuance of Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permits for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma (ICP). The original ICP was approved on May 21, 2014 (publication of the FONSI notice was on July 25, E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 50544 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 147 / Monday, August 1, 2016 / Notices 2014; 79 FR 43504). The draft amended ICP was made available for comment on March 8, 2016 (81 FR 12113), and approved on April 13, 2016. The ICP and the associated environmental assessment/finding of no significant impact are available on the Web site at http://www.fws.gov/southwest/es/ oklahoma/ABBICP. However, we are no longer taking comments on these finalized, approved documents. Applications Available for Review and Comment We invite local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies, and the public to comment on the following applications under the ICP, for incidental take of the federally listed ABB. Please refer to the appropriate permit number (e.g., TE– 123456) when requesting application documents and when submitting comments. Documents and other information the applicants have submitted with their 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). should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can request in your comment that we withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. We will not consider anonymous comments. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. Authority We provide this notice under section 10(c) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (50 CFR 17.22) and the National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (40 CFR 1506.6). Joy E. Nicholopoulos, Acting Regional Director, Southwest Region. [FR Doc. 2016–18184 Filed 7–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Permit TE51880B Applicant: LINN Operating, Inc., Oklahoma City, OK. Applicant requests an amended permit for oil and gas upstream and midstream production, including geophysical exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning of oil and gas well field infrastructure, as well as construction, maintenance, operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation of oil and gas gathering, transmission, and distribution pipeline infrastructure within Oklahoma. Permit TE54740B Applicant: Newfield Exploration MidContinent, Inc., Tulsa, OK. Applicant requests an amended permit for oil and gas upstream and midstream production, including geophysical exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning of oil and gas well field infrastructure, as well as construction, maintenance, operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation of oil and gas gathering, transmission, and distribution pipeline infrastructure within Oklahoma. Public Availability of Comments Written comments we receive become part of the public record associated with this action. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:16 Jul 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731–TA–825–826 (Third Review)] Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From Korea and Taiwan: Institution of FiveYear Reviews United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), as amended, to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on certain polyester staple fiber from Korea and Taiwan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission. DATES: Effective August 1, 2016. To be assured of consideration, the deadline for responses is August 31, 2016. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by October 14, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Messer (202–205–3193), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. HearingSUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 impaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for this proceeding may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: On May 25, 2000, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) issued antidumping duty orders on imports of certain polyester staple fiber from Korea and Taiwan (65 FR 33807). Following first five-year reviews by Commerce and the Commission, effective April 3, 2006, Commerce issued a continuation of the antidumping duty orders on imports of certain polyester staple fiber from Korea and Taiwan (71 FR 16558). Following second five-year reviews by Commerce and the Commission, effective September 30, 2011, Commerce issued a continuation of antidumping duty orders on imports of certain polyester staple fiber from Korea and Taiwan (76 FR 60802). The Commission is now conducting third reviews pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)), to determine whether revocation of the orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to the domestic industry within a reasonably foreseeable time. Provisions concerning the conduct of this proceeding may be found in the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure at 19 CFR parts 201, subparts A and B and 19 CFR part 207, subparts A and F. The Commission will assess the adequacy of interested party responses to this notice of institution to determine whether to conduct full or expedited reviews. The Commission’s determinations in any expedited reviews will be based on the facts available, which may include information provided in response to this notice. Definitions: The following definitions apply to these reviews: (1) Subject Merchandise is the class or kind of merchandise that is within the scope of the five-year reviews, as defined by the Department of Commerce. (2) The Subject Countries in these reviews are Korea and Taiwan. (3) The Domestic Like Product is the domestically produced product or E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 147 (Monday, August 1, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50543-50544]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-18184]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R2-ES-2016-N120; FXES11120200000-167-FF02ENEH00]


Receipt of Incidental Take Permit Applications for Participation 
in the Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan for the American 
Burying Beetle in Oklahoma

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability; request for public comments.

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SUMMARY: Under the Endangered Species Act, as amended (Act), we, the 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on 
incidental take permit applications for take of the federally listed 
American burying beetle resulting from activities associated with the 
geophysical exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, 
operation, repair, and decommissioning of oil and gas well field 
infrastructure within Oklahoma. If approved, the permits would be 
issued under the approved Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation 
Plan Associated with Issuance of Endangered Species Act Section 
10(a)(1)(B) Permits for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma (ICP).

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or 
before August 31, 2016.

ADDRESSES: You may obtain copies of all documents and submit comments 
on the applicant's ITP application by one of the following methods. 
Please refer to the permit number when requesting documents or 
submitting comments.
    [cir] U.S. Mail: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of 
Endangered Species--HCP Permits, P.O. Box 1306, Room 6034, Albuquerque, 
NM 87103.
    [cir] Electronically: fw2_hcp_permits@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marty Tuegel, Branch Chief, by U.S. 
mail at: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Environmental Review Division, 
P.O. Box 1306, Room 6034, Albuquerque, NM 87103; or by telephone at 
505-248-6651.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Introduction

    Under the Endangered Species Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et 
seq.; Act), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public 
to comment on incidental take permit (ITP) applications for take of the 
federally listed American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) 
resulting from activities associated with geophysical exploration 
(seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and 
decommissioning of oil and gas well field infrastructure, as well as 
construction, maintenance, operation, repair, decommissioning, and 
reclamation of oil and gas gathering, transmission, and distribution 
pipeline infrastructure within Oklahoma. If approved, the permit would 
be issued to the applicant under the Amended Oil and Gas Industry 
Conservation Plan Associated with Issuance of Endangered Species Act 
Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permits for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma 
(ICP). The original ICP was approved on May 21, 2014 (publication of 
the FONSI notice was on July 25,

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2014; 79 FR 43504). The draft amended ICP was made available for 
comment on March 8, 2016 (81 FR 12113), and approved on April 13, 2016. 
The ICP and the associated environmental assessment/finding of no 
significant impact are available on the Web site at http://www.fws.gov/southwest/es/oklahoma/ABBICP. However, we are no longer taking comments 
on these finalized, approved documents.

Applications Available for Review and Comment

    We invite local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies, and the 
public to comment on the following applications under the ICP, for 
incidental take of the federally listed ABB. Please refer to the 
appropriate permit number (e.g., TE-123456) when requesting application 
documents and when submitting comments. Documents and other information 
the applicants have submitted with their 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 TE51880B

    Applicant: LINN Operating, Inc., Oklahoma City, OK.
    Applicant requests an amended permit for oil and gas upstream and 
midstream production, including geophysical exploration (seismic) and 
construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning of 
oil and gas well field infrastructure, as well as construction, 
maintenance, operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation of oil 
and gas gathering, transmission, and distribution pipeline 
infrastructure within Oklahoma.

Permit TE54740B

    Applicant: Newfield Exploration Mid-Continent, Inc., Tulsa, OK.
    Applicant requests an amended permit for oil and gas upstream and 
midstream production, including geophysical exploration (seismic) and 
construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning of 
oil and gas well field infrastructure, as well as construction, 
maintenance, operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation of oil 
and gas gathering, transmission, and distribution pipeline 
infrastructure within Oklahoma.

Public Availability of Comments

    Written comments we receive become part of the public record 
associated with this action. 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 request in your comment that we withhold 
your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so. We will not consider anonymous 
comments. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from 
individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of 
organizations or businesses, will be made available for public 
disclosure in their entirety.

Authority

    We provide this notice under section 10(c) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 
1531 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (50 CFR 17.22) and the 
National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and its 
implementing regulations (40 CFR 1506.6).

Joy E. Nicholopoulos,
Acting Regional Director, Southwest Region.
[FR Doc. 2016-18184 Filed 7-29-16; 8:45 am]
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