Endangered Species; File No. 20528, 20678 [2020-07828]

Download as PDF 20678 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 72 / Tuesday, April 14, 2020 / Notices TABLE 1—COMPANIES APPROVED TO PROVIDE IFM SERVICES TO ATLANTIC HERRING VESSELS DURING IFM YEARS 2020–2021 Provider Approved IFM service(s) Fathom Resources, LLC. A.I.S., Inc .................. East West Technical Services LLC. Saltwater Inc ............ Industry-funded observer, atsea monitoring, portside sampling. Industry-funded observer, atsea monitoring, portside sampling. At-sea monitoring, portside sampling. Portside sampling ................... Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: April 9, 2020. He´le`ne M.N. Scalliet, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–07859 Filed 4–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XR109] Endangered Species; File No. 20528 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for a permit modification. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, 217 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412 (Responsible Party: Bill Post), has requested a modification to scientific research Permit No. 20528–01. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before May 14, 2020. ADDRESSES: The modification request and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 20528–06 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available 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 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:26 Apr 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 Address Phone Fax Website 855 Aquidneck Ave, Unit 9, Middletown, RI 02842. 508–990–0997 508–991–7372 www.fathomresources.com. 540 Hawthorn St, North Dartmouth, MA 02747. 508–990–9054 508–990–9055 www.aisobservers.com. PO Box 643864, Vero Beach, FL 32964. 733 N St, Anchorage, AK 99501. 860–910–4957 860–223–6005 www.ewts.com. 907–276–3241 907–258–5999 www.saltwaterinc.com. 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. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Markin or Malcolm Mohead, (301) 427– 8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject modification to Permit No. 20528–01, issued on April 16, 2019 (84 FR 15595), is requested under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (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). Permit No. 20528–01 authorizes the permit holder to conduct research on Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon to determine their presence, status, health, habitat use, and movements in South Carolina waters. Researchers may use gill nets to capture Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon to measure, weigh, passive integrated transponder (PIT) tag, tissue sample, and photograph prior to release. A subset of individuals may be acoustically tagged, fin ray sampled, and gonadal biopsied. Early life stages of each species may be lethally sampled to document occurrence of spawning in systems. Up to two sturgeon of each species may unintentionally die annually during sampling activities. The permit holder requests authorization to expand research beyond the Waccamaw River to include Winyah Bay, its tributaries, and the contiguous channels of the Intracoastal Waterway. The permit holder requests authorization to, within the Winyah Bay system, (1) increase the number of juvenile Atlantic sturgeon that may be taken from 150 to PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 500, annually, (2) acoustically tag 10 juvenile Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon, annually, prior to release, (3) increase the number of juvenile shortnose sturgeon that may be taken from 50 to 100, annually, (4) capture, biologically sample, PIT tag, weigh, measure, and photograph/video 200 adult/subadult Atlantic sturgeon and 50 adult/subadult shortnose sturgeon, annually, and (5) collect 50 early life stages of Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon in the Great Pee Dee River, annually. The permit holder also requests to collect up to 50 early life stages of shortnose sturgeon in both the Santee River and Lakes Marion and Moultrie, annually. The permit expires March 31, 2027. Dated: April 9, 2020. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–07828 Filed 4–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Climate-Related Market Risk Subcommittee Under the Market Risk Advisory Committee Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) is seeking public comment on topics and issues being addressed by the Climate-Related Market Risk Subcommittee (Subcommittee, or MRAC Climate Subcommittee) under the Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC). The MRAC is a discretionary advisory committee established by the Commission in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. DATES: The deadline for the submission of nominations is May 14, 2020. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XR109]


Endangered Species; File No. 20528

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

ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for a permit modification.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the South Carolina Department of 
Natural Resources, 217 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412 
(Responsible Party: Bill Post), has requested a modification to 
scientific research Permit No. 20528-01.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or 
before May 14, 2020.

ADDRESSES: The modification request and related documents are available 
for review by selecting ``Records Open for Public Comment'' from the 
Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species 
(APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File 
No. 20528-06 from the list of available applications. These documents 
are also available 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. in the 
subject line of the email comment.
    Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a 
written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the 
address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons 
why a hearing on this application would be appropriate.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Markin or Malcolm Mohead, (301) 
427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject modification to Permit No. 
20528-01, issued on April 16, 2019 (84 FR 15595), is requested under 
the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (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).
    Permit No. 20528-01 authorizes the permit holder to conduct 
research on Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon to determine their 
presence, status, health, habitat use, and movements in South Carolina 
waters. Researchers may use gill nets to capture Atlantic and shortnose 
sturgeon to measure, weigh, passive integrated transponder (PIT) tag, 
tissue sample, and photograph prior to release. A subset of individuals 
may be acoustically tagged, fin ray sampled, and gonadal biopsied. 
Early life stages of each species may be lethally sampled to document 
occurrence of spawning in systems. Up to two sturgeon of each species 
may unintentionally die annually during sampling activities. The permit 
holder requests authorization to expand research beyond the Waccamaw 
River to include Winyah Bay, its tributaries, and the contiguous 
channels of the Intracoastal Waterway. The permit holder requests 
authorization to, within the Winyah Bay system, (1) increase the number 
of juvenile Atlantic sturgeon that may be taken from 150 to 500, 
annually, (2) acoustically tag 10 juvenile Atlantic and shortnose 
sturgeon, annually, prior to release, (3) increase the number of 
juvenile shortnose sturgeon that may be taken from 50 to 100, annually, 
(4) capture, biologically sample, PIT tag, weigh, measure, and 
photograph/video 200 adult/subadult Atlantic sturgeon and 50 adult/
subadult shortnose sturgeon, annually, and (5) collect 50 early life 
stages of Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon in the Great Pee Dee River, 
annually. The permit holder also requests to collect up to 50 early 
life stages of shortnose sturgeon in both the Santee River and Lakes 
Marion and Moultrie, annually. The permit expires March 31, 2027.

    Dated: April 9, 2020.
Julia Marie Harrison,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-07828 Filed 4-13-20; 8:45 am]
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