Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Meeting, 25030 [2018-11735]

Download as PDF 25030 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 105 / Thursday, May 31, 2018 / Notices Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Meeting notes will be available by contacting the Council Coordinator within 30 days following the meeting. Personal copies may be purchased for the cost of duplication. Dated: May 11, 2018. Jerome Ford, Assistant Director, Migratory Birds. [FR Doc. 2018–11601 Filed 5–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–FAC–2018–N061; FXFR13360900000– FF09F14000–167] Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Meeting AGENCY: Meeting Agenda Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of meeting. ACTION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce a public meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force, in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The ANS Task Force’s purpose is to develop and implement a program for U.S. waters to prevent introduction and dispersal of aquatic invasive species; to monitor, control, and study such species; and to disseminate related information. DATES: The ANS Task Force will meet Tuesday through Thursday, June 12–14, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The meeting is open to the public; for security purposes, signup is required. For more information, contact the ANS Task Force Executive Secretary (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). ADDRESSES: Meeting location: The ANS Task Force meeting will take place at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Building 3, Room 4527, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (phone: 301–713–0174). Comment submission: You may submit written comments in advance of the meeting by emailing them to the ANS Task Force Executive Secretary (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Pasko, Executive Secretary, ANS Task Force, by telephone at (703) 358– 2466, or by email at Susan_Pasko@ fws.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), please call the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 May 30, 2018 Jkt 241001 We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force, in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2). The ANS Task Force was established by the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990, as amended (NANPCA; 16 U.S.C. 4701 et seq.), is composed of 13 Federal and 15 exofficio members, and is co-chaired by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The ANS Task Force’s purpose is to develop and implement a program for U.S. waters to prevent introduction and dispersal of aquatic invasive species; to monitor, control, and study such species; and to disseminate related information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Update on the U.S. Geological Survey Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. • Update from the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee. • Sessions to evaluate the Task Force and regional panel accomplishments and discuss strategies to further advance the Task Force mission. • Public comment period. The final agenda and other related meeting information will be posted on the Task Force website at https:// anstaskforce.gov. Summary minutes of the meeting will be maintained by the Executive Secretary and will be available for public inspection within 90 days after the meeting at https:// anstaskforce.gov. Public Input 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: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2. Dated: May 24, 2018. John J. Schmerfeld, Acting Assistant Director for Fish and Aquatic Conservation. [FR Doc. 2018–11735 Filed 5–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R1–ES–2018–N079; FXES11130600000–189–FF01E00000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing any of the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period. DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before July 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: Document availability and comment submission: Submit requests for copies of the applications and related documents and submit any comments by one of the following methods. All requests and comments should specify the applicant name(s) and application number(s) (e.g., TE– XXXXXX): • Email: permitsR1ES@fws.gov. • U.S. Mail: 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colleen Henson, Recovery Permit Coordinator, Ecological Services, (503) 231–6131 (phone); permitsR1ES@ fws.gov (email). Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877– 8339 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications for permits under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The requested permits would allow the applicants to conduct activities intended to promote recovery of species that are listed as endangered or threatened under the ESA. SUMMARY: Background With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities that constitute take E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 105 (Thursday, May 31, 2018)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-11735]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-FAC-2018-N061; FXFR13360900000-FF09F14000-167]


Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Meeting

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce a public 
meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force, in accordance 
with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The ANS Task Force's purpose 
is to develop and implement a program for U.S. waters to prevent 
introduction and dispersal of aquatic invasive species; to monitor, 
control, and study such species; and to disseminate related 
information.

DATES: The ANS Task Force will meet Tuesday through Thursday, June 12-
14, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The meeting is open to the 
public; for security purposes, signup is required. For more 
information, contact the ANS Task Force Executive Secretary (see FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT).

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting location: The ANS Task Force meeting will take place at the 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Building 3, Room 4527, 
1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (phone: 301-713-0174).
    Comment submission: You may submit written comments in advance of 
the meeting by emailing them to the ANS Task Force Executive Secretary 
(see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Pasko, Executive Secretary, ANS 
Task Force, by telephone at (703) 358-2466, or by email at 
[email protected]. If you use a telecommunications device for the 
deaf (TDD), please call the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
(Service), announce a public meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance Species 
(ANS) Task Force, in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(5 U.S.C. Appendix 2). The ANS Task Force was established by the 
Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990, as 
amended (NANPCA; 16 U.S.C. 4701 et seq.), is composed of 13 Federal and 
15 ex-officio members, and is co-chaired by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The 
ANS Task Force's purpose is to develop and implement a program for U.S. 
waters to prevent introduction and dispersal of aquatic invasive 
species; to monitor, control, and study such species; and to 
disseminate related information.

Meeting Agenda

     Update on the U.S. Geological Survey Nonindigenous Aquatic 
Species Database.
     Update from the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating 
Committee.
     Sessions to evaluate the Task Force and regional panel 
accomplishments and discuss strategies to further advance the Task 
Force mission.
     Public comment period.
    The final agenda and other related meeting information will be 
posted on the Task Force website at https://anstaskforce.gov. Summary 
minutes of the meeting will be maintained by the Executive Secretary 
and will be available for public inspection within 90 days after the 
meeting at https://anstaskforce.gov.

Public Input

    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: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2.

    Dated: May 24, 2018.
John J. Schmerfeld,
Acting Assistant Director for Fish and Aquatic Conservation.
[FR Doc. 2018-11735 Filed 5-30-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4333-15-P