Marine Mammals and Endangered Species, 54121 [2019-21999]

Download as PDF 54121 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 9, 2019 / Notices included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. annual operational audit; and 2 hours for notification of the demise of a system or a decision to discontinue system operations. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,533 Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $2,777 in recordkeeping/ reporting costs. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2019–21991 Filed 10–8–19; 8:45 am] IV. Request for Comments BILLING CODE 3510–HR–P khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 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. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that permits or permit amendments have been issued to the following entities SUMMARY: Previous Federal Register notice Permit No. RIN Applicant 21006–01 ........... 0648–XF530 ..... 21163 ................. 0648–XR004 ..... 22822 ................. 0648–XR019 ..... 22884 ................. 0648–XR022 ..... 22988 ................. 0648–XR019 ..... 22991 ................. 0648–XR019 ..... Linnea Pearson, California Polytechnic State University, 1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407. Marine Ecology and Telemetry Research, 2468 Camp McKenzie Trl NW, Seabeck WA 98380 (Responsible Party: Greg Schorr). Pamela Plotkin, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 797 Lamar Street, 4115 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843. Mark Baumgartner, Ph.D., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS No. 33, Biology Department, Woods Hole, MA 02543. Lawrence Wood, Ph.D., LDWood BioConsulting, Inc., 425 Kennedy Street, Jupiter, FL 33468. NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office 1845 Wasp Boulevard, Building 176, Honolulu, HI 96818 (Responsible Party: Michael Tosatto). In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the activities proposed are categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. As required by the ESA, as applicable, issuance of these permit was based on a finding that such permits: (1) Were applied for in good faith; (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered species; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in Section 2 of the ESA. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Oct 08, 2019 Jkt 250001 Authority: The requested permits have been issued under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226), as applicable. Dated: October 3, 2019. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–21999 Filed 10–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 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: Sara Young (Permit No. 21006–01), Amy Hapeman (Permit No. 21163), and Erin Markin (Permit Nos. 22822, 22988, and 22991), Shasta McClenahan (Permit No. 22884); 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. Sfmt 4703 84 FR 31306; July 1, 2019 84 FR 30093; June 26, 2019. 84 FR 33239; July 12, 2019 84 FR 43793; August 22, 2019. 84 FR 33239; July 12, 2019 84 FR 33239; July 12, 2019 Permit or amendment issuance date September 12, 2019. September 23, 2019. September 26, 2019. September 26, 2019. September 26, 2019. September 26, 2019. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB) Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB). OEAB SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09OCN1.SGM 09OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Marine Mammals and Endangered Species

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of permits and permit amendments.

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SUMMARY: 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: Sara Young (Permit No. 21006-01), Amy 
Hapeman (Permit No. 21163), and Erin Markin (Permit Nos. 22822, 22988, 
and 22991), Shasta McClenahan (Permit No. 22884); 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.

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                                                                                                   Permit or
       Permit No.                  RIN                   Applicant          Previous Federal       amendment
                                                                             Register notice     issuance date
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21006-01...............  0648-XF530.............  Linnea Pearson,          84 FR 31306; July   September 12,
                                                   California Polytechnic   1, 2019.            2019.
                                                   State University, 1
                                                   Grand Ave, San Luis
                                                   Obispo, CA 93407.
21163..................  0648-XR004.............  Marine Ecology and       84 FR 30093; June   September 23,
                                                   Telemetry Research,      26, 2019.           2019.
                                                   2468 Camp McKenzie Trl
                                                   NW, Seabeck WA 98380
                                                   (Responsible Party:
                                                   Greg Schorr).
22822..................  0648-XR019.............  Pamela Plotkin, Ph.D.,   84 FR 33239; July   September 26,
                                                   Texas A&M University,    12, 2019.           2019.
                                                   797 Lamar Street, 4115
                                                   TAMU, College Station,
                                                   TX 77843.
22884..................  0648-XR022.............  Mark Baumgartner,        84 FR 43793;        September 26,
                                                   Ph.D., Woods Hole        August 22, 2019.    2019.
                                                   Oceanographic
                                                   Institution, MS No.
                                                   33, Biology
                                                   Department, Woods
                                                   Hole, MA 02543.
22988..................  0648-XR019.............  Lawrence Wood, Ph.D.,    84 FR 33239; July   September 26,
                                                   LDWood BioConsulting,    12, 2019.           2019.
                                                   Inc., 425 Kennedy
                                                   Street, Jupiter, FL
                                                   33468.
22991..................  0648-XR019.............  NMFS Pacific Islands     84 FR 33239; July   September 26,
                                                   Regional Office 1845     12, 2019.           2019.
                                                   Wasp Boulevard,
                                                   Building 176,
                                                   Honolulu, HI 96818
                                                   (Responsible Party:
                                                   Michael Tosatto).
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    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the 
activities proposed are categorically excluded from the requirement to 
prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.
    As required by the ESA, as applicable, issuance of these permit was 
based on a finding that such permits: (1) Were applied for in good 
faith; (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered 
species; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policies set 
forth in Section 2 of the ESA.

    Authority: The requested permits have been issued under the 
Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et 
seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine 
mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as 
amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the regulations governing 
the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened 
species (50 CFR parts 222-226), as applicable.

    Dated: October 3, 2019.
Julia Marie Harrison,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-21999 Filed 10-8-19; 8:45 am]
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