Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants: Notice of 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List the Gulf of Mexico Bryde's Whale as Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA); Reopening of Public Comment Period, 9707-9708 [2017-02529]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 25 / Wednesday, February 8, 2017 / Proposed Rules for dates of the Tribal consultation sessions. (202) 273–4680, elizabeth.appel@ bia.gov. ADDRESSES: Please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION This document announces details for Tribal consultation sessions to discuss the advance notice of proposed rulemaking on Licensed Indian Traders, which the Department of the Interior (Department) published on December 9, 2016. The Department is interested in whether to address the Indian trader regulations and, if so, how. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: section of this document for venue information on Tribal consultation sessions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action, Office of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs; telephone DATES: Please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document 9707 The Department of the Interior will be hosting consultation sessions with Indian Tribes on the ANPRM regarding whether and how to address the Indian Trader regulations at 25 CFR part 140. We will accept both oral and written communications at these consultation sessions. The following table lists dates and locations for the consultations. Date Time (local time zone) Location Thursday, February 23, 2017 ......... 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m .......................... Tuesday, February 28, 2017 ........... 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m .......................... Thursday, March 2, 2017 ................ 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m .......................... Tuesday, March 7, 2017 ................. Thursday, March 9, 2017 ................ Monday, March 13, 2017 ................ Tuesday, March 14, 2017 ............... 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m .......................... 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m .......................... Please see the agenda at the RES 2017 conference hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m .......................... Swinomish Casino & Lodge, 12885 Casino Drive, Anacortes, WA 98221. Miccosukie Resort & Gaming, 500 SW., 177th Avenue, Miami, FL 33194. Harrah’s Resort Southern California, 777 Harrah’s Rincon Way, Valley Center, CA 92802. The Northern Hotel, 19 N. Broadway, Billings, MT 59101. Holiday Inn—Rushmore Plaza, 505 N. 5th Street, Rapid City, SD. Mirage Resort & Casino, 3400 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109. Thursday, March 16, 2017 .............. 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m .......................... Please refer to the publication on December 9 (81 FR 89015) for background and information the Department is seeking through this consultation. Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd., Prior Lake, MN 55372. Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino, 777 Seneca Allegany Blvd., Salamanca, NY 14779. On December 8, 2016, NMFS published a proposed rule to list the Gulf of Mexico Bryde’s whale as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), with comments due by February 6, 2017. However, in response to a request to extend the public comment period, NMFS has decided to reopen the public comment period by an additional 15 calendar days. SUMMARY: Dated: January 31, 2017. Michael S. Black, Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–02573 Filed 2–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P The deadline for receipt of comments on the proposed rule published on December 8, 2016 (81 FR 88639) is reopened from February 8, 2017 to February 23, 2017. NMFS must receive written comments and information on or before February 23, 2017. DATES: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 50 CFR Part 224 [Docket No. 141216999–6999–02] jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants: Notice of 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List the Gulf of Mexico Bryde’s Whale as Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA); Reopening of Public Comment Period National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of public comment period. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:10 Feb 07, 2017 Jkt 241001 You may submit comments, information, or data on this document, identified by docket number NOAA– NMFS–2014–0157 by any of the following methods: • Electronic Submissions: Submit all electronic comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to https:// www.regulations.gov/docket?D=NOAANMFS-2014-0157, click the ‘‘Comment Now!’’ icon, complete the required fields, and enter or attach your comments; • Mail: NMFS, Southeast Regional Office, 263 13th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; ADDRESSES: RIN 0648–XD669 PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 • Hand delivery: You may hand deliver written information to our office during normal business hours at the street address given above. Instructions: Comments must be submitted by one of the above methods to ensure they are received, documented, and considered by NMFS. Comments sent by any other method, to any other address or individual, or received after the end of the comment period, may not be considered. All comments received are a part of the public record and will generally be posted for public viewing on www.regulations.gov without change. All personal identifying information (e.g., name, address, etc.) submitted voluntarily by the sender will be publicly accessible. Do not submit confidential business information, or otherwise sensitive or protected information. NMFS will accept anonymous comments (enter ‘‘N/A’’ in the required fields if you wish to remain anonymous). The proposed rule, status review report, and other reference materials regarding this determination are available electronically at the NMFS Web site at: https://sero.nmfs.noaa.gov/ protected_resources/brydes_whale/ index.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura Engleby or Calusa Horn, NMFS, Southeast Regional Office (727) 824– E:\FR\FM\08FEP1.SGM 08FEP1 9708 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 25 / Wednesday, February 8, 2017 / Proposed Rules jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS 5312 or Marta Nammack, NMFS, Office of Protected Resources (301) 427–8469. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 8, 2016, NMFS published a 12-month finding and proposed rule in the Federal Register (81 FR 88639) proposing to list the Gulf of Mexico Bryde’s whale as an endangered species under the ESA. On December 20, 2016, we published a document in the Federal Register (81 FR 92760) correcting two errors made in the proposed rule regarding the scheduled close date of the public comment period and the reference number used to identify VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:10 Feb 07, 2017 Jkt 241001 public comments submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking portal. The 60-day public comment period for the proposed rule ends on February 6, 2017. On January 25, 2017, representatives of potentially affected parties requested an extension of the public comment period to aid in their review of the proposed rulemaking. NMFS has considered the request and will reopen the comment period for 15 calendar days, from February 8, 2017 to February 23, 2017. This reopening provides a total of 75 days for public input and continuing PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 9990 Federal agency reviews to inform NMFS’ final decision. NMFS refers the reader to the December 8, 2016, proposed rule (81 FR 88639) for background information concerning the proposed rulemaking as this notice does not repeat the information. Dated: February 2, 2017. Alan D. Risenhoover, Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–02529 Filed 2–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\08FEP1.SGM 08FEP1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 25 (Wednesday, February 8, 2017)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 9707-9708]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-02529]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

50 CFR Part 224

[Docket No. 141216999-6999-02]
RIN 0648-XD669


Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants: Notice of 12-Month 
Finding on a Petition To List the Gulf of Mexico Bryde's Whale as 
Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA); Reopening of Public 
Comment Period

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: On December 8, 2016, NMFS published a proposed rule to list 
the Gulf of Mexico Bryde's whale as an endangered species under the 
Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), with comments due by February 6, 
2017. However, in response to a request to extend the public comment 
period, NMFS has decided to reopen the public comment period by an 
additional 15 calendar days.

DATES: The deadline for receipt of comments on the proposed rule 
published on December 8, 2016 (81 FR 88639) is reopened from February 
8, 2017 to February 23, 2017. NMFS must receive written comments and 
information on or before February 23, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, information, or data on this 
document, identified by docket number NOAA-NMFS-2014-0157 by any of the 
following methods:
     Electronic Submissions: Submit all electronic comments via 
the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=NOAA-NMFS-2014-0157, click the ``Comment Now!'' icon, complete 
the required fields, and enter or attach your comments;
     Mail: NMFS, Southeast Regional Office, 263 13th Avenue 
South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701;
     Hand delivery: You may hand deliver written information to 
our office during normal business hours at the street address given 
above.
    Instructions: Comments must be submitted by one of the above 
methods to ensure they are received, documented, and considered by 
NMFS. Comments sent by any other method, to any other address or 
individual, or received after the end of the comment period, may not be 
considered. All comments received are a part of the public record and 
will generally be posted for public viewing on www.regulations.gov 
without change. All personal identifying information (e.g., name, 
address, etc.) submitted voluntarily by the sender will be publicly 
accessible. Do not submit confidential business information, or 
otherwise sensitive or protected information. NMFS will accept 
anonymous comments (enter ``N/A'' in the required fields if you wish to 
remain anonymous). The proposed rule, status review report, and other 
reference materials regarding this determination are available 
electronically at the NMFS Web site at: https://sero.nmfs.noaa.gov/protected_resources/brydes_whale/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura Engleby or Calusa Horn, NMFS, 
Southeast Regional Office (727) 824-

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5312 or Marta Nammack, NMFS, Office of Protected Resources (301) 427-
8469.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 8, 2016, NMFS published a 12-
month finding and proposed rule in the Federal Register (81 FR 88639) 
proposing to list the Gulf of Mexico Bryde's whale as an endangered 
species under the ESA. On December 20, 2016, we published a document in 
the Federal Register (81 FR 92760) correcting two errors made in the 
proposed rule regarding the scheduled close date of the public comment 
period and the reference number used to identify public comments 
submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking portal. The 
60-day public comment period for the proposed rule ends on February 6, 
2017. On January 25, 2017, representatives of potentially affected 
parties requested an extension of the public comment period to aid in 
their review of the proposed rulemaking. NMFS has considered the 
request and will reopen the comment period for 15 calendar days, from 
February 8, 2017 to February 23, 2017. This reopening provides a total 
of 75 days for public input and continuing Federal agency reviews to 
inform NMFS' final decision. NMFS refers the reader to the December 8, 
2016, proposed rule (81 FR 88639) for background information concerning 
the proposed rulemaking as this notice does not repeat the information.

    Dated: February 2, 2017.
Alan D. Risenhoover,
Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-02529 Filed 2-7-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P