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Download as PDF rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 160 / Thursday, August 18, 2016 / Notices allison.buchinski@associates.dhs.gov, 202–343–4277, as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the committee. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than September 18, must be identified by the docket number—DHS–2016–0058, and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: Allison Buchinski, allison.buchinski@ associates.hq.dhs.gov. Also include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 202–447–3111 • Mail: Allison Buchinski, Department of Homeland Security, OPS CIO–D Stop 0426, 245 Murray Lane SW., BLDG 410, Washington, DC 20528–0426. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Designated Federal Officer, Michael Brody, Email: Michael.brody@ hq.dhs.gov, and Phone: 202–282–9464. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee is an advisory body to the HSIN Program Office. This committee provides advice and recommendations to the DHS on matters relating to HSIN. These matters include system requirements, operating policies, community organization, knowledge management, interoperability and federation with VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:05 Aug 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 other systems, and any other aspect of HSIN that supports the operations of DHS and its Federal, State, territorial, local, tribal, international, and private sector mission partners. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. appendix. The HSINAC provides advice and recommendations to DHS on matters relating to HSIN. 55223 3. Public comment period on both days. 4. Committee Deliberation. 5. Closing Remarks. 6. Adjournment of the meeting. Dated: August 11, 2016. James Lanoue, HSIN Program Director. [FR Doc. 2016–19661 Filed 8–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9B–P Agenda The Agenda will consist of the following major components. 1. There will be a discussion between the HSIN Program and members of the committee in the following key areas: a. Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee Members receive HSIN PMO updates on key issues, and offer critical feedback, guidance, and formulation of recommendations for future program enhancements. This update will include an Introduction to the alignment of HSIN under the Information Sharing Services Organization (IS2O), as well as, strategic update on HSIN’s progresses, challenges, and future plans in FY17. b. Members will partake in a session about the Program’s goals to enhance the quality of the HSIN user experience while adding mission value, and discuss operational gaps that exist between State and local and the department through a feedback session with the group and members of the HSIN Executive Steering Committee (ESC). c. HSIN Annual Assessment— Members partake in a short focus group session to assist in the development of a communications and outreach coordination schedule that includes partner-focused success stories illustrating HSIN’s role in fulfilling its mission to be the central provider of information sharing capabilities that allow for collaboration, situational awareness, and information exchange to fulfill partner’s homeland security mission areas. 2. The HSIN PMO will formally task the HSINAC to offer recommendation on the following key topics: a. How HSIN can continue to achieve growth in its user base, across Federal, State, local, territorial, tribal, private sector, and international sectors through the advancement and/or addition of mission critical applications. b. What steps the Program can take to ensure ease of access to the system through a seamless registration process. c. How the Program can continue to support growth of the user population and advancement of field operations by defining mission advocate support staffing models. PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2016–0104: 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 September 19, 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–2016–0104. • U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2016–0104; 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18AUN1.SGM 18AUN1 55224 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 160 / Thursday, August 18, 2016 / Notices 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 rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD 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 your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:05 Aug 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 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: University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; PRT–93065B The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from wild olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 1-year period. Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA; PRT–00019C The applicant requests a permit to import four live captive-born Chinese giant salamanders (Andrias davidianus) for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through captive breeding. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 1-year period. Applicant: Jay Russo, Katy, TX; PRT– 94808B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Freddy Valdez, Payson, UT; PRT–02160C The applicant requests a permit to import a 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, PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2016–19715 Filed 8–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of the Secretary [XXXD5198NI DS61100000 DNINR0000.000000 DX61104] Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Public Advisory Committee AGENCY: ACTION: Office of the Secretary, Interior. Meeting notice. The Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary is announcing a public meeting of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council’s (EVOSTC) Public Advisory Committee. SUMMARY: DATES: September 22, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. EVOSTC Office Conference Room, Suite 220, Grace Hall, 4230 University Drive, Anchorage, Alaska. ADDRESSES: Dr. Philip Johnson, Department of the Interior, Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance, 1689 ‘‘C’’ Street, Suite 119, Anchorage, Alaska, (907) 271– 5011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The EVOSTC Public Advisory Committee was created by Paragraph V.A.4 of the Memorandum of Agreement and Consent Decree entered into by the United States of America and the State of Alaska on August 27, 1991, and approved by the United States District Court for the District of Alaska in settlement of United States of America v. State of Alaska, Civil Action No. A91–081 CV. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 160 (Thursday, August 18, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2016-0104: 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 
September 19, 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-2016-0104.
     U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, 
Attn: Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2016-0104; 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

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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: University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; PRT-93065B
    The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from 
wild olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) for the purpose of 
scientific research. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 1-year period.
Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA; PRT-00019C
    The applicant requests a permit to import four live captive-born 
Chinese giant salamanders (Andrias davidianus) for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species through captive breeding. 
This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant 
over a 1-year period.
Applicant: Jay Russo, Katy, TX; PRT-94808B
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species 
propagation or survival: Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata). This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.
Applicant: Freddy Valdez, Payson, UT; PRT-02160C
    The applicant requests a permit to import a 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.

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2016-19715 Filed 8-17-16; 8:45 am]
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