Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Application, 40089 [2019-17231]

Download as PDF 40089 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 13, 2019 / Notices Quality’s regulations for implementing NEPA (40 CFR 1500 through 1508), and the Department of the Interior’s NEPA regulations (43 CFR part 46). Jody Holzworth, Deputy Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2019–17225 Filed 8–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R1–ES–2019–N095; FXES11130100000–190–FF01E00000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Application Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit application; request for comments. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received an application for a permit to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation and survival of endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on this application. Before issuing the requested permit, 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 September 12, 2019. SUMMARY: Application No. TE–48278D–0 Applicant, city, state Archipelago Research and Conservation, Kalaheo, HI. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Background With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities that constitute take of listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activity. The ESA’s definition of ‘‘take’’ includes such activities as pursuing, harassing, trapping, capturing, or collecting, in addition to hunting, shooting, harming, wounding, or killing. A recovery permit issued by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA authorizes the permittee to conduct activities with endangered or threatened species for scientific purposes that promote recovery or for enhancement of propagation or survival of the species. These activities often include such prohibited actions as capture and collection. Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) for these permits are found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17.22 for endangered wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.32 for threatened wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.62 for endangered plant species, and 50 CFR 17.72 for threatened plant species. Permit Application Available for Review and Comment Proposed activities in the following permit request are for the recovery and enhancement of propagation or survival of the species in the wild. The ESA requires that we invite public comment before issuing this permit. Accordingly, we invite local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies and the public to submit written data, views, or arguments with respect to this application. The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and likely to influence agency decisions are those supported by quantitative information or studies. Location Take activity Band-rumped storm-petrel or akeake (Oceanodroma castro) and Hawaiian petrel or uau (Pterodroma sandwichensis). Hawaii ............ Harass by capture, handle, band, release, survey, monitor nests, install artificial burrows, and install social attraction array. Written comments we receive become part of the administrative 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 that 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 17:51 Aug 12, 2019 Document availability and comment submission: Submit requests for a copy of the application and related documents and submit any comments by one of the following methods. All requests and comments should specify the applicant name and application number: • Email: permitsR1ES@fws.gov. • U.S. Mail: Marilet Zablan, 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, Regional 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 an application for a permit under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The requested permit would allow the applicant to conduct activities intended to promote recovery of species that are listed as endangered under the ESA. Species Public Availability of Comments VerDate Sep<11>2014 ADDRESSES: Jkt 247001 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. Next Steps Katherine Norman, Acting Assistant Regional Director— Ecological Services, Pacific Region. [FR Doc. 2019–17231 Filed 8–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P Authority We publish this notice under section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 New. 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). If we decide to issue a permit to the applicant listed in this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. PO 00000 Permit action E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 156 (Tuesday, August 13, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-ES-2019-N095; FXES11130100000-190-FF01E00000]


Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Application

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

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

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received an 
application for a permit to conduct activities intended to enhance the 
propagation and survival of endangered species under the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended. We invite the public and local, State, 
Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on this application. Before 
issuing the requested permit, 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 September 12, 
2019.

ADDRESSES: 
    Document availability and comment submission: Submit requests for a 
copy of the application and related documents and submit any comments 
by one of the following methods. All requests and comments should 
specify the applicant name and application number:
     Email: [email protected].
     U.S. Mail: Marilet Zablan, 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, Regional Recovery 
Permit Coordinator, Ecological Services, (503) 231-6131 (phone); 
[email protected] (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 an application for a permit under 
section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act, as amended (ESA; 16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The requested permit would allow the applicant to 
conduct activities intended to promote recovery of species that are 
listed as endangered under the ESA.

Background

    With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities that constitute 
take of listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows 
such activity. The ESA's definition of ``take'' includes such 
activities as pursuing, harassing, trapping, capturing, or collecting, 
in addition to hunting, shooting, harming, wounding, or killing.
    A recovery permit issued by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA 
authorizes the permittee to conduct activities with endangered or 
threatened species for scientific purposes that promote recovery or for 
enhancement of propagation or survival of the species. These activities 
often include such prohibited actions as capture and collection. Our 
regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) for these permits are 
found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17.22 for 
endangered wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.32 for threatened wildlife 
species, 50 CFR 17.62 for endangered plant species, and 50 CFR 17.72 
for threatened plant species.

Permit Application Available for Review and Comment

    Proposed activities in the following permit request are for the 
recovery and enhancement of propagation or survival of the species in 
the wild. The ESA requires that we invite public comment before issuing 
this permit. Accordingly, we invite local, State, Tribal, and Federal 
agencies and the public to submit written data, views, or arguments 
with respect to this application. The comments and recommendations that 
will be most useful and likely to influence agency decisions are those 
supported by quantitative information or studies.

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                             Applicant, city,
     Application No.              state                    Species                   Location               Take activity             Permit action
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TE-48278D-0.............  Archipelago Research   Band-rumped storm-petrel    Hawaii.................  Harass by capture,         New.
                           and Conservation,      or akeake (Oceanodroma                               handle, band, release,
                           Kalaheo, HI.           castro) and Hawaiian                                 survey, monitor nests,
                                                  petrel or uau (Pterodroma                            install artificial
                                                  sandwichensis).                                      burrows, and install
                                                                                                       social attraction array.
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Public Availability of Comments

    Written comments we receive become part of the administrative 
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 that 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.

Next Steps

    If we decide to issue a permit to the applicant listed in this 
notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register.

Authority

    We publish this notice under section 10(c) of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).

Katherine Norman,
Acting Assistant Regional Director--Ecological Services, Pacific 
Region.
[FR Doc. 2019-17231 Filed 8-12-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4333-15-P