Marine Mammals; File No. 22686, 15595 [2019-07532]

Download as PDF 15595 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 73 / Tuesday, April 16, 2019 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Jennifer Skidmore and Courtney Smith, (301) 427–8401. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Mammals; File No. 22686 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the National Marine Fisheries Service is extending the public comment period associated with the notice of receipt for an application for a permit to import bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) submitted by the Chicago Zoological Society. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before May 16, 2019. ADDRESSES: The application and related application documents are available for review online at https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/action/permitapplication-import-3-bottlenosedolphins-file-no-22686-chicagozoological-society or upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. 22686 in the subject line of the email comment. SUMMARY: khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Permit No. Dated: April 11, 2019. Amy Sloan, Acting Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–07532 Filed 4–15–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P 0648–XP18 16087–02 ........... 0648–XA292 19641–01 ........... 0648–XG517 20340–02 ........... 0648–XG517 20347–01 ........... 0648–XG517 16:32 Apr 15, 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Mammals and Endangered Species National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permits and permit amendments or modifications. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that permits or permit amendments have been issued to the following entities under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), as applicable. ADDRESSES: The permits and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone: (301) 427–8401; fax: (301) 713–0376. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sloan (Permit No. 22095); Erin Markin (Permit Nos. 20340–02 and 20528–01); Malcolm Mohead (Permit Nos. 19641–01, 20347–01, and 22671); and Sara Young (Permit Nos. 14327–01 and 16087) at (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notices were published in the Federal Register on the dates listed below that requests for a permit or permit amendment had been submitted by the below-named applicants. To locate the Federal Register notice that announced our receipt of the application and a complete description of the research, go to www.federalregister.gov and search on the permit number provided in the table below. SUMMARY: Applicant Previous Federal Register notice National Marine Fisheries Service’s Marine Mammal Laboratory, 7600 Sand Point Way, Seattle, WA 98115 (Responsible Party: John Bengston). National Marine Fisheries Service’s Marine Mammal Laboratory, 7600 Sand Point Way, Seattle, WA 98115 (Responsible Party: John Bengston). Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Marine Fisheries, P.O. Box 719, Old Lyme, CT 06371 (Responsible Party: Tom Savoy). New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 205 Belle Mead Road, East Setuaket, NY 11733 (Responsible Party: Kim McKown). University of Maine, School of Marine Sciences, 5741 Libby Hall, Room 202A, Orono, ME 04469 (Responsible Party: Gayle Zydlewski). 79 FR 51963, September 2, 2014. 79 FR 64174, October 28, 2014. 83 FR 61375, November 29, 2018. 83 FR 61375, November 29, 2018. 83 FR 61375, November 29, 2018. RIN 14327–01 ........... VerDate Sep<11>2014 On March 19, 2019 (84 FR 10044), the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) published notice of a permit application submitted by the Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo (Bill Zeigler, Responsible Party), 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL 60513. The applicant is requesting to import up to three captive born bottlenose dolphins from Dolphin Quest Bermuda to either the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, IL or Coral World Ocean Park in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands for public display purposes. The requested duration of the permit is five years. During the 30-day comment period, NMFS received several requests for a 60 day extension of the public comment period and for a public hearing. NMFS is extending the public comment period for an additional 30 days for commenters to review additional information received from the applicant. Regarding the public hearing, NMFS has determined that a public hearing is not warranted as comments and documentation related to this MMPA permit application can be provided in writing. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RIN 0648–XG881 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1 Permit or amendment issuance date March 21, 2019. March 21, 2019. March 12, 2019. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG881


Marine Mammals; File No. 22686

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

ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the National Marine Fisheries 
Service is extending the public comment period associated with the 
notice of receipt for an application for a permit to import bottlenose 
dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) submitted by the Chicago Zoological 
Society.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or 
before May 16, 2019.

ADDRESSES: The application and related application documents are 
available for review online at https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/action/permit-application-import-3-bottlenose-dolphins-file-no-22686-chicago-zoological-society or upon written request or by appointment in the 
Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 
1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone 
(301) 427-8401; fax (301) 713-0376.
    Written comments on this application should be submitted to the 
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. 
Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713-0376, or by 
email to [email protected]. Please include the File No. 22686 
in the subject line of the email comment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore and Courtney Smith, 
(301) 427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 19, 2019 (84 FR 10044), the 
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) published notice of a permit 
application submitted by the Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo 
(Bill Zeigler, Responsible Party), 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL 
60513. The applicant is requesting to import up to three captive born 
bottlenose dolphins from Dolphin Quest Bermuda to either the Brookfield 
Zoo in Brookfield, IL or Coral World Ocean Park in St. Thomas, U.S. 
Virgin Islands for public display purposes. The requested duration of 
the permit is five years.
    During the 30-day comment period, NMFS received several requests 
for a 60 day extension of the public comment period and for a public 
hearing. NMFS is extending the public comment period for an additional 
30 days for commenters to review additional information received from 
the applicant. Regarding the public hearing, NMFS has determined that a 
public hearing is not warranted as comments and documentation related 
to this MMPA permit application can be provided in writing.

    Dated: April 11, 2019.
Amy Sloan,
Acting Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-07532 Filed 4-15-19; 8:45 am]
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