Foreign Endangered Species; Receipt of Permit Applications, 28332-28333 [2019-12798]

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AGENCY: SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications to conduct certain activities with foreign species that are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such activities. The ESA also Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 I. Public Comment Procedures A. How do I comment on submitted applications? BILLING CODE 9111–97–P PO 00000 requires that we invite public comment before issuing permits for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species. DATES: We must receive comments by July 18, 2019. ADDRESSES: Obtaining Documents: The applications, application supporting materials, and any comments and other materials that we receive will be available for public inspection at http:// www.regulations.gov in Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2019–0051. Submitting Comments: When submitting comments, please specify the name of the applicant and the permit number at the beginning of your comment. You may submit comments by one of the following methods: • Internet: http:// www.regulations.gov. Search for and submit comments on Docket No. FWS– HQ–IA–2019–0051. • U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2019–0051; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, MS: PERMA; 5275 Leesburg Pike; Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. For more information, see Public Comment Procedures under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, by phone at 703–358– 2104, via email at DMAFR@fws.gov, or via the Federal Relay Service at 800– 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sfmt 4703 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. You may submit your comments and materials by one of the methods in ADDRESSES. We will not consider comments sent by email or fax, or to an address not in ADDRESSES. We will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES). When submitting comments, please specify the name of the applicant and the permit number at the beginning of your comment. Provide sufficient information to allow us to authenticate any scientific or commercial data you include. The comments and recommendations that will be most E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 117 / Tuesday, June 18, 2019 / Notices useful and likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those supported by quantitative information or studies; and (2) those that include citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. B. May I review comments submitted by others? You may view and comment on others’ public comments at http:// www.regulations.gov, unless our allowing so would violate the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) or Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). C. Who will see my comments? If you submit a comment at http:// www.regulations.gov, your entire comment, including any personal identifying information, will be posted on the website. If you submit a hardcopy comment that includes personal identifying information, such as your address, phone number, or email address, you may request at the top of your document that we withhold this information from public review. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Moreover, 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. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES II. Background To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected species, and in consideration of section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), we invite public comments on permit applications before final action is taken. With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits certain activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such activities. Permits issued under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA allow otherwise prohibited activities for scientific purposes or to enhance the propagation or survival of the affected species. Service regulations regarding prohibited activities with endangered species, captive-bred wildlife registrations, and permits for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species are available in title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations in part 17. III. Permit Applications We invite comments on the following applications. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Jun 17, 2019 Jkt 247001 Applicant: Memphis Zoo, Memphis, TN; Permit No. 26396D The applicant requests a permit to reexport biological samples of giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) to Shanghai Zoo, Shanghai, China, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single re-export. Applicant: Wildwood Wildlife Park and Nature Center, Inc., Minocqua, WI; Permit No. 31011D The applicant requests a permit to purchase in interstate commerce five male and five female captive hatched African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) from Richmond Metro Zoo Mosely, VA, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single interstate commerce activity. Applicant: Duke University Lemur Center, Durham, NC; Permit No. 48515B The applicant requests a permit to conduct interstate and foreign commerce of animals listed under the ESA for captive-born and wild source animals of the family Lemuridae (lemurs), Genus Indri (wooly lemurs) and Propithecus (sifakas), and aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis), pygmy slow loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus), and Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta) for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Kathryn Everson/University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; Permit No. 36412D The applicant requests a permit to import 12 tubes of DNA samples from wild source Milne-Edwards’ sportive lemur (Lepilemur edwardsi), Sambirano mouse lemur (Microcebus sambiranensis) and Danfoss’ mouse lemur (Microcebus danfossi) for the purpose of scientific research. This notification is for a single import. 28333 captive herd maintained at their facility, to enhance the species’ propagation and survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Multiple Trophy Applicants The following applicants request permits to import sport-hunted trophies of male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. Applicant: Arnold Beck, Spring Creek, NV; Permit No. 32317D Applicant: Micajah Boatright, Kingwood, TX; Permit No. 37707D Applicant: Curtis Jones, Kerrville, TX; Permit No. 37668D Applicant: Douglas Pruett, Texarkana, AR; Permit No. 31036D Applicant: David Seeno, Concord, CA; Permit No. 33365D Applicant: Charles Green, Fort Worth, TX; Permit No. 22214D Applicant: Brian Bailey, Roswell, NM; Permit No. 33361D Applicant: Marianne Kelley, Oklahoma City, OK; Permit No. 37949D Applicant: Thomas Edlund, Arvada, CO; Permit No. 37099D IV. Next Steps After the comment period closes, we will make decisions regarding permit issuance. If we issue permits to any of the applicants listed in this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. You may locate the notice announcing the permit issuance by searching http://www.regulations.gov for the permit number listed above in this document. For example, to find information about the potential issuance of Permit No. 12345A, you would go to Applicant: Y.O. Schreiner Ranch, Mountain Home, TX; Permit No. 02439D regulations.gov and search for The applicant requests a captive-bred ‘‘12345A’’. wildlife registration under 50 CFR V. Authority 17.21(g) for swamp deer (Rucervus We issue this notice under the duvaucelii) to enhance the propagation authority of the Endangered Species Act or survival of the species. This of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et notification covers activities to be seq.), and its implementing regulations. conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Brenda Tapia, Applicant: Y.O. Schreiner Ranch, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch Mountain Home, TX; Permit No. 02441D of Permits, Division of Management Authority. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 117 (Tuesday, June 18, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28332-28333]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-12798]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2019-0051; FXIA16710900000-190-FF09A30000]


Foreign Endangered Species; Receipt of Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

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

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on applications to conduct certain activities with foreign 
species that are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act 
(ESA). With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities with listed 
species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such 
activities. The ESA also requires that we invite public comment before 
issuing permits for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA with 
respect to any endangered species.

DATES: We must receive comments by July 18, 2019.

ADDRESSES: 
    Obtaining Documents: The applications, application supporting 
materials, and any comments and other materials that we receive will be 
available for public inspection at http://www.regulations.gov in Docket 
No. FWS-HQ-IA-2019-0051.
    Submitting Comments: When submitting comments, please specify the 
name of the applicant and the permit number at the beginning of your 
comment. You may submit comments by one of the following methods:
     Internet: http://www.regulations.gov. Search for and 
submit comments on Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2019-0051.
     U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, 
Attn: Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2019-0051; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
Headquarters, MS: PERMA; 5275 Leesburg Pike; Falls Church, VA 22041-
3803.
    For more information, see Public Comment Procedures under 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, by phone at 703-358-
2104, via email at [email protected], or via the Federal Relay Service at 
800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Public Comment Procedures

A. How do I comment on submitted applications?

    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.
    You may submit your comments and materials by one of the methods in 
ADDRESSES. We will not consider comments sent by email or fax, or to an 
address not in ADDRESSES. We will not consider or include in our 
administrative record comments we receive after the close of the 
comment period (see DATES).
    When submitting comments, please specify the name of the applicant 
and the permit number at the beginning of your comment. Provide 
sufficient information to allow us to authenticate any scientific or 
commercial data you include. The comments and recommendations that will 
be most

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useful and likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those 
supported by quantitative information or studies; and (2) those that 
include citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and 
regulations.

B. May I review comments submitted by others?

    You may view and comment on others' public comments at http://www.regulations.gov, unless our allowing so would violate the Privacy 
Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) or Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552).

C. Who will see my comments?

    If you submit a comment at http://www.regulations.gov, your entire 
comment, including any personal identifying information, will be posted 
on the website. If you submit a hardcopy comment that includes personal 
identifying information, such as your address, phone number, or email 
address, you may request at the top of your document that we withhold 
this information from public review. However, we cannot guarantee that 
we will be able to do so. Moreover, 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.

II. Background

    To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected 
species, and in consideration of section 10(c) of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), we 
invite public comments on permit applications before final action is 
taken. With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits certain activities with 
listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such 
activities. Permits issued under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA allow 
otherwise prohibited activities for scientific purposes or to enhance 
the propagation or survival of the affected species. Service 
regulations regarding prohibited activities with endangered species, 
captive-bred wildlife registrations, and permits for any activity 
otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species 
are available in title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations in part 
17.

III. Permit Applications

    We invite comments on the following applications.

Applicant: Memphis Zoo, Memphis, TN; Permit No. 26396D

    The applicant requests a permit to re-export biological samples of 
giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) to Shanghai Zoo, Shanghai, China, 
for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the 
species. This notification is for a single re-export.

Applicant: Wildwood Wildlife Park and Nature Center, Inc., Minocqua, 
WI; Permit No. 31011D

    The applicant requests a permit to purchase in interstate commerce 
five male and five female captive hatched African penguin (Spheniscus 
demersus) from Richmond Metro Zoo Mosely, VA, for the purpose of 
enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification 
is for a single interstate commerce activity.

Applicant: Duke University Lemur Center, Durham, NC; Permit No. 48515B

    The applicant requests a permit to conduct interstate and foreign 
commerce of animals listed under the ESA for captive-born and wild 
source animals of the family Lemuridae (lemurs), Genus Indri (wooly 
lemurs) and Propithecus (sifakas), and aye-aye (Daubentonia 
madagascariensis), pygmy slow loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus), and 
Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta) for the purpose of scientific 
research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.

Applicant: Kathryn Everson/University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; 
Permit No. 36412D

    The applicant requests a permit to import 12 tubes of DNA samples 
from wild source Milne-Edwards' sportive lemur (Lepilemur edwardsi), 
Sambirano mouse lemur (Microcebus sambiranensis) and Danfoss' mouse 
lemur (Microcebus danfossi) for the purpose of scientific research. 
This notification is for a single import.

Applicant: Y.O. Schreiner Ranch, Mountain Home, TX; Permit No. 02439D

    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for swamp deer (Rucervus duvaucelii) to enhance the 
propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

Applicant: Y.O. Schreiner Ranch, Mountain Home, TX; Permit No. 02441D

    The applicant requests a permit authorizing the culling of excess 
swamp deer (Rucervus duvaucelii) from the captive herd maintained at 
their facility, to enhance the species' propagation and survival. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.

Multiple Trophy Applicants

    The following applicants request permits to import sport-hunted 
trophies of male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus) culled from a captive 
herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South 
Africa, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the 
species.
Applicant: Arnold Beck, Spring Creek, NV; Permit No. 32317D
Applicant: Micajah Boatright, Kingwood, TX; Permit No. 37707D
Applicant: Curtis Jones, Kerrville, TX; Permit No. 37668D
Applicant: Douglas Pruett, Texarkana, AR; Permit No. 31036D
Applicant: David Seeno, Concord, CA; Permit No. 33365D
Applicant: Charles Green, Fort Worth, TX; Permit No. 22214D
Applicant: Brian Bailey, Roswell, NM; Permit No. 33361D
Applicant: Marianne Kelley, Oklahoma City, OK; Permit No. 37949D
Applicant: Thomas Edlund, Arvada, CO; Permit No. 37099D

IV. Next Steps

    After the comment period closes, we will make decisions regarding 
permit issuance. If we issue permits to any of the applicants listed in 
this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. You may 
locate the notice announcing the permit issuance by searching http://www.regulations.gov for the permit number listed above in this 
document. For example, to find information about the potential issuance 
of Permit No. 12345A, you would go to regulations.gov and search for 
``12345A''.

V. Authority

    We issue this notice under the authority of the Endangered Species 
Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and its implementing 
regulations.

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
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