Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications, 96030-96031 [2016-31647]

Download as PDF 96030 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2016 / Notices comments in connection with the 60day notice. DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until January 30, 2017. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, must be directed to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via email at oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Comments may also be submitted via fax at (202) 395–5806. (This is not a toll-free number.) All submissions received must include the agency name and the OMB Control Number 1615–0067. You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make. For additional information please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, Samantha Deshommes, Chief, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140, Telephone number (202) 272–8377 (This is not a toll-free number; comments are not accepted via telephone message.). Please note contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. It is not for individual case status inquiries. Applicants seeking information about the status of their individual cases can check Case Status Online, available at the USCIS Web site at http:// www.uscis.gov, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at (800) 375–5283; TTY (800) 767–1833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Comments You may access the information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information by visiting the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov and enter USCIS–2007–0034 in the search box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Dec 28, 2016 Jkt 241001 (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: I–589; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Form I–589 is necessary to determine whether an alien applying for asylum and/or withholding of removal in the United States is classified as refugee, and is eligible to remain in the United States. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated total number of respondents for the information collection I–589 is approximately 157,372 and the estimated hour burden per response is 12 hours per response; and the estimated number of respondents providing biometrics is 97,152 and the estimated hour burden per response is 1.17 hours. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated with this collection is 2,002,132 hours. (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated with this collection of information is $61,689,824. Dated: December 22, 2016. Samantha Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2016–31429 Filed 12–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R1–ES–2016–N220; FXES11130100000–178–FF01E00000] Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications for recovery permits to conduct activities with the purpose of enhancing the survival of endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), prohibits certain activities with endangered species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act also requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by January 30, 2017. ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Restoration and Endangered Species Classification, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Regional Office, 911 NE 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232–4181. Please refer to the permit number for the application when submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colleen Henson, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, at the above address, or by telephone (503–231–6131) or fax (503– 231–6243). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits certain activities with respect to endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. Along with our implementing regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17, the Act provides for certain permits, and requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits for endangered species. A permit granted by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act authorizes the permittee to conduct activities (including take or interstate commerce) with respect to U.S. endangered or threatened species for scientific purposes or enhancement of propagation or survival. Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act for these permits are found at 50 CFR 17.22 for endangered wildlife E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 96031 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2016 / Notices 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, and Federal agencies and the public to comment on the following applications. Please refer to the permit number for the application when submitting comments. Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review by request from the Program Manager for Restoration and Endangered Species Classification at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). Permit Number: TE–80538A Applicant: H.T. Harvey and Associates, Los Gatos, California. The applicant requests a permit renewal with changes to take (capture, handle, measure, band, collect biosamples, attach radio-transmitters and light emitting diodes, release, and recapture) the Hawaiian hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus semotus) in conjunction with research, monitoring, and population studies in Hawai1i for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit Number: TE–05083C Applicant: Nathan Schwab, Missoula, Montana. The applicant requests a new permit to take (capture, handle, measure, band, collect bio-samples, attach radiotransmitters, release, and recapture) Hawaiian hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus semotus) in conjunction with research, survey, and population monitoring activities in Hawai1i, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. 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. 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: December 22, 2016. Jason D. Holm Acting, Regional Director, Pacific Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2016–31647 Filed 12–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–LE–2016–N211; FF09L00200–FX– LE18110900000] Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Federal Fish and Wildlife Permit Applications and Reports—Law Enforcement Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and SUMMARY: Total annual responses asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Activity 3–200–2—Designated Port Exception Permit (application and recordkeeping): Private Sector ............................................................... Individuals ..................................................................... Government .................................................................. 3–200–2 Subtotal .................................................. Designated Port Exception Permit Report (private sector) 3–200–3a—Import/Export License—U.S. Entities (application and recordkeeping (private sector)) .......................... 3–200–3b—Import/Export License—Foreign Entities (application and recordkeeping (private sector)) ...................... Import/Export License Report (priv. sector) ......................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Dec 28, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00076 Completion time per response (hours) cost. This information collection is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2016. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB. DATES: You must submit comments on or before January 30, 2017. ADDRESSES: Send your comments and suggestions on this information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at OMB– OIRA at (202) 395–5806 (fax) or OIRA_ Submission@omb.eop.gov (email). Please provide a copy of your comments to the Service Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, MS BPHC, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041– 3803 (mail), or tina_campbell@fws.gov (email). Please include ‘‘1018–0092’’ in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Tina Campbell at tina_ campbell@fws.gov (email) or 703–358– 2676 (telephone). You may review the ICR online at http://www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the Interior collections under review by OMB. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 1018–0092. Title: Federal Fish and Wildlife Permit Applications and Reports—Law Enforcement, 50 CFR parts 13 and 14. Service Form Numbers: 3–200–2, 3– 200–3a, and 3–200–3b. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description of Respondents: Individuals, businesses, scientific institutions, and State, local, or tribal governments. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Total annual burden hours Hourly rate including benefits $ Value of annual burden hours * 755 629 14 1,398 5 1.25 1.25 1.25 ........................ 1 944 786 18 1748 5 $25.18 34.69 45.14 ........................ 25.18 $23,770 27,266 813 51,849 126 9,225 1.25 11,531 25.18 290,350 126 10 1.25 1 158 10 25.18 25.18 3,979 252 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 250 (Thursday, December 29, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 96030-96031]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-31647]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-ES-2016-N220; FXES11130100000-178-FF01E00000]


Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

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

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on applications for recovery permits to conduct activities with 
the purpose of enhancing the survival of endangered species. With some 
exceptions, the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), 
prohibits certain activities with endangered species unless a Federal 
permit allows such activity. The Act also requires that we invite 
public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by 
January 30, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Restoration and Endangered Species 
Classification, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
Pacific Regional Office, 911 NE 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-4181. 
Please refer to the permit number for the application when submitting 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colleen Henson, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above address, or by telephone (503-231-6131) or fax 
(503-231-6243).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits certain activities with 
respect to endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit 
allows such activity. Along with our implementing regulations in the 
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17, the Act provides for 
certain permits, and requires that we invite public comment before 
issuing these permits for endangered species.
    A permit granted by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act 
authorizes the permittee to conduct activities (including take or 
interstate commerce) with respect to U.S. endangered or threatened 
species for scientific purposes or enhancement of propagation or 
survival. Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act 
for these permits are found at 50 CFR 17.22 for endangered wildlife

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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, and Federal agencies and the public to 
comment on the following applications. Please refer to the permit 
number for the application when submitting comments.
    Documents and other information submitted with these applications 
are available for review by request from the Program Manager for 
Restoration and Endangered Species Classification at the address listed 
in the ADDRESSES section of this notice, subject to the requirements of 
the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and the Freedom of Information Act (5 
U.S.C. 552).

Permit Number: TE-80538A

Applicant: H.T. Harvey and Associates, Los Gatos, California.
    The applicant requests a permit renewal with changes to take 
(capture, handle, measure, band, collect bio-samples, attach radio-
transmitters and light emitting diodes, release, and recapture) the 
Hawaiian hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus semotus) in conjunction with 
research, monitoring, and population studies in Hawai[revaps]i for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit Number: TE-05083C

Applicant: Nathan Schwab, Missoula, Montana.
    The applicant requests a new permit to take (capture, handle, 
measure, band, collect bio-samples, attach radio-transmitters, release, 
and recapture) Hawaiian hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus semotus) in 
conjunction with research, survey, and population monitoring activities 
in Hawai[revaps]i, for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

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.
    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: December 22, 2016.
Jason D. Holm
Acting, Regional Director, Pacific Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service.
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