Incidental Take Permit Application To Participate in American Burying-Beetle Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan in Oklahoma, 47349-47350 [2018-20351]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 182 / Wednesday, September 19, 2018 / Notices to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and sent via electronic mail to dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Information Management Division, 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472, email address FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov or Gayle Kelch, Statistician, FEMA, United States Fire Administration, National Fire Data Center at (301) 447–1154 or email gayle.kelch@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposed information collection previously published in the Federal Register on May 22, 2018 at 83 FR 23702 with a 60 day public comment period. No comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to notify the public that FEMA will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Collection of Information Title: National Fire Department Registry. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0070. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 070–0–0– 1, National Fire Department Registry. Abstract: This collection seeks to identify fire departments in the United States to compile a database related to their demographics, capabilities, and activities. The database is used to guide programmatic decisions and provide information to the public and the fire service. Affected Public: State, local, or Tribal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,223. Estimated Number of Responses: 8,223. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,067 hours. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $11,558. 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Rachel Frier, Records Management Branch Chief, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. 47349 under the approved American Burying Beetle Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan (ICP) Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permit Issuance in Oklahoma. DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or before October 19, 2018. 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 proposed permit number when requesting documents or submitting comments. • Email: fw2_hcp_permits@fws.gov. • U.S. Mail: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species—HCP Permits, P.O. Box 1306, Room 6093, Albuquerque, NM 87103. 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 6078, Albuquerque, NM 87103; or by telephone at 505–248– 6651. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2018–20315 Filed 9–18–18; 8:45 am] Introduction BILLING CODE 9111–76–P Under the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on an ITP application to take the Federally-listed American Buryingbeetle (Nicrophorus americanus) during oil and gas well field infrastructure geophysical exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning, as well as oil and gas gathering, transmission, and distribution pipeline infrastructure construction, maintenance, operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation in Oklahoma. If approved, the permit would be issued to the applicant under the American Burying Beetle Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan (ICP) Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permit Issuance in Oklahoma. The original ICP was approved on May 21, 2014, and the ‘‘no significant impact’’ finding notice was published in the Federal Register on July 25, 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 our website at https://www.fws.gov/ southwest/es/oklahoma/ABBICP. However, we are no longer taking comments on these finalized, approved documents. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R2–ES–2018–N099; FXES11140200000–189–FF02ENEH00] Incidental Take Permit Application To Participate in American Burying-Beetle Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan in Oklahoma Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for public comments. AGENCY: Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), as amended, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on a Federallylisted American Burying-beetle incidental take permit (ITP) application. The applicant anticipates American Burying-beetle take as a result of impacts to Oklahoma habitat the species uses for breeding, feeding and sheltering. The take would be incidental to the applicant’s activities associated with oil and gas well field and pipeline infrastructure (gathering, transmission, and distribution), including geophysical exploration (seismic), construction, maintenance, operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation. If approved, the permit would be issued SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1 47350 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 182 / Wednesday, September 19, 2018 / Notices Application Available for Review and Comment We invite local, state, Tribal, and Federal agencies, and the public to comment on the following application under the ICP, for incidentally taking the Federally-listed American Buryingbeetle. Please refer to the proposed permit number (TE98456C) when requesting application documents and when submitting comments. Documents and other information the applicant submitted are available for review, subject to Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) requirements. Permit TE98456C Applicant: Ponderosa Gathering, LLC, Houston, TX. 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 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. 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. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Authority We provide this notice under the ESA, section 10(c) (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). 17:09 Sep 18, 2018 Jkt 244001 [FR Doc. 2018–20351 Filed 9–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–945] Certain Network Devices, Related Software and Components Thereof (II) (Modification 2); Grant of Joint Motion To Terminate the Modification Proceeding Based on a Settlement Agreement; Termination of the Modification Proceeding in Its Entirety U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Applicant requests a permit for oil and gas upstream and midstream production, including oil and gas well field infrastructure geophysical exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning, as well as oil and gas gathering, transmission, and distribution pipeline infrastructure construction, maintenance, operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation in Oklahoma. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Dated: July 19, 2018. Amy Lueders, Regional Director, Southwest Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined grant a joint motion of complainant Cisco Systems, Inc. of San Jose, California (‘‘Cisco’’) and respondent Arista Networks, Inc. of Santa Clara, California (‘‘Arista’’) to terminate the abovecaptioned modification proceeding concerning a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order issued against Arista in Inv. No. 337–TA–945. The modification proceeding is terminated in its entirety. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Megan M. Valentine, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2301. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https:// edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on January 27, 2015, based on a Complaint filed by Cisco. 80 FR 4313– 14 (Jan. 27, 2015). The Complaint SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (‘‘section 337’’), by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,023,853 (‘‘the ’853 patent’’); 6,377,577 (‘‘the ’577 patent’’); 7,460,492 (‘‘the ’492 patent’’); 7,061,875 (‘‘the ’875 patent’’); 7,224,668 (‘‘the ’668 patent’’); and 8,051,211 (‘‘the ’211 patent’’). The Complaint further alleges the existence of a domestic industry. The Commission’s Notice of Investigation named Arista as the respondent. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations (‘‘OUII’’) was also named as a party to the investigation. The Commission terminated the investigation in part as to certain claims of the asserted patents. Notice (Nov. 18, 2015) (see Order No. 38 (Oct. 27, 2015)); Notice (Dec. 1, 2015) (see Order No. 47 (Nov. 9, 2015)). On June 11, 2016, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (‘‘PTAB’’) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office instituted separate inter partes review (‘‘IPR’’) proceedings concerning the ’577 and ’668 patents. Arista Networks, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc., Case IPR2016– 00303 (regarding the ’577 patent); Arista Networks, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc., Case IPR2016–00309 (regarding the ’668 patent). On May 4, 2017, the Commission found a violation of section 337 with respect to certain of the asserted claims of the ’577 and ’668 patents. Notice (May 4, 2017); 82 FR 21827–29 (May 10, 2017); see also Notice of Correction (May 30, 2017); 82 FR 25811 (June 5, 2017). The Commission issued a limited exclusion order (‘‘LEO’’) and a cease and desist order (‘‘CDO’’) against Arista. Id. The Commission did not find a violation with respect to the ’853, ’875, ’492, and ’211 patents. Id. On May 25, 2017, the PTAB issued its final written decision finding certain claims of the ’577 patent unpatentable based on prior art not presented in the Commission investigation. On June 1, 2017, the PTAB issued its final written decision finding certain claims of the ’668 patent unpatentable based on certain combinations of prior art not presented in the Commission investigation. Both decisions affected the claims upon which the Commission found a violation of section 337. On June 30, 2017, Cisco filed a notice of appeal with the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (‘‘Federal Circuit’’), seeking review of the Commission’s finding of no violation as to the ’853, ’875, ’492, and ’211 patents. Cisco Sys., Inc. v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, Appeal No. 17–2289. On July 21, 2017, Arista filed a notice of appeal with the Federal Circuit, E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 182 (Wednesday, September 19, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47349-47350]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-20351]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R2-ES-2018-N099; FXES11140200000-189-FF02ENEH00]


Incidental Take Permit Application To Participate in American 
Burying-Beetle Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan 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 (ESA), as amended, we, the 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on a 
Federally-listed American Burying-beetle incidental take permit (ITP) 
application. The applicant anticipates American Burying-beetle take as 
a result of impacts to Oklahoma habitat the species uses for breeding, 
feeding and sheltering. The take would be incidental to the applicant's 
activities associated with oil and gas well field and pipeline 
infrastructure (gathering, transmission, and distribution), including 
geophysical exploration (seismic), construction, maintenance, 
operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation. If approved, the 
permit would be issued under the approved American Burying Beetle 
Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan (ICP) Endangered Species 
Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permit Issuance in Oklahoma.

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or 
before October 19, 2018.

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 proposed permit number when requesting documents or 
submitting comments.
     Email: [email protected].
     U.S. Mail: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered 
Species--HCP Permits, P.O. Box 1306, Room 6093, Albuquerque, NM 87103.

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 6078, Albuquerque, NM 87103; or by telephone at 
505-248-6651.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Introduction

    Under the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), we, the U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on an ITP application to 
take the Federally-listed American Burying-beetle (Nicrophorus 
americanus) during oil and gas well field infrastructure geophysical 
exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, 
and decommissioning, as well as oil and gas gathering, transmission, 
and distribution pipeline infrastructure construction, maintenance, 
operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation in Oklahoma.
    If approved, the permit would be issued to the applicant under the 
American Burying Beetle Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan 
(ICP) Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permit Issuance in 
Oklahoma. The original ICP was approved on May 21, 2014, and the ``no 
significant impact'' finding notice was published in the Federal 
Register on July 25, 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 our website at https://www.fws.gov/southwest/es/oklahoma/ABBICP. However, we are no longer 
taking comments on these finalized, approved documents.

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Application Available for Review and Comment

    We invite local, state, Tribal, and Federal agencies, and the 
public to comment on the following application under the ICP, for 
incidentally taking the Federally-listed American Burying-beetle. 
Please refer to the proposed permit number (TE98456C) when requesting 
application documents and when submitting comments. Documents and other 
information the applicant submitted are available for review, subject 
to Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 
552) requirements.

Permit TE98456C

Applicant: Ponderosa Gathering, LLC, Houston, TX.

    Applicant requests a permit for oil and gas upstream and midstream 
production, including oil and gas well field infrastructure geophysical 
exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, 
and decommissioning, as well as oil and gas gathering, transmission, 
and distribution pipeline infrastructure construction, maintenance, 
operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation in 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 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. 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 the ESA, section 10(c) (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).

    Dated: July 19, 2018.
Amy Lueders,
Regional Director, Southwest Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-20351 Filed 9-18-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4333-15-P