Marine Mammals; File No. 23923, 35416-35417 [2020-12496]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 35416 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 112 / Wednesday, June 10, 2020 / Notices 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. 21585 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request via email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@ noaa.gov. Written comments on this application should be submitted via email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include File No. 21585 in the subject line of the email comment. Alternatively, comments may be submitted by mail to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 EastWest Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427– 8401 or by facsimile to (301) 713–0376. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request via email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@ noaa.gov or 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: Shasta McClenahan or Amy Hapeman, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject amendment to Permit No. 21585 is requested under the authority of 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 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226), and the Fur Seal Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.). Permit No. 21585, issued on December 20, 2018 (84 FR 4441, February 15, 2019), authorizes the permit holder to conduct research on 67 species of marine mammals including the following endangered or threatened species and stocks of cetaceans: Blue (Balaenoptera musculus), bowhead (Balaena mysticetes), Cook Inlet beluga (Delphinapterus leucas), fin (B. physalus), gray (Eschrichtius robustus), humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae), Main Hawaiian Islands insular false killer (Pseudorca crassidens), North Pacific right (Eubalaena japonica), sei (B. borealis), Southern Resident killer (Orcinus orca), Southern right (E. australis), and sperm (Physeter macrocephalus) whales. Authorized research may occur during vessel and VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:06 Jun 09, 2020 Jkt 250001 manned aerial surveys for Level B harassment activities including observation, photography, passive acoustic recording, echosounders for prey mapping, and collection of sloughed skin. The permit also authorizes Level A harassment activities including biopsy sampling and deepimplant tagging. The permit holder is requesting the permit be amended to increase the permitted takes from 500 to 900 annually for the Level B harassment activities for humpback whales. No changes to the permitted objectives, methods, or Level A harassment activities are proposed. The permit expires on December 31, 2023. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of this application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. Dated: June 4, 2020. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–12497 Filed 6–9–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA220] Marine Mammals; File No. 23923 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Eugene DeRango, Bielefeld University, Department of Animal Behaviour, Morgenbreede 45, Bielefeld, Germany 33615, has applied in due form for a permit to import parts from Galapagos sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki) for scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before July 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 23923 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request via email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@ noaa.gov. Written comments on this application should be submitted via email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include File No. 23923 in the subject line of the email comment. Alternatively, comments may be submitted by mail to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 EastWest Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427– 8401 or by facsimile to (301) 713–0376. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request via email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@ noaa.gov or 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: Shasta McClenahan or Carrie Hubard, (301) 427–8401. The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). The applicant proposes to import biological samples from Ecuador from up to 150 Galapagos sea lions annually for scientific research to understand how these sea lions cope with increased stressors on behavioral and physiological levels. The requested duration of the permit is 5 years. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\10JNN1.SGM 10JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 112 / Wednesday, June 10, 2020 / Notices Dated: June 4, 2020. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–12496 Filed 6–9–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION [Docket No. CFPB–2020–0018] Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is publishing this notice seeking comment on a Generic Information Collection titled, ‘‘Account Level Data Collection from PACE Program Administrators’’ under the Generic Information Collection Plan titled, ‘‘Generic Information Collection Plan for Information on Compliance Costs and Other Effects of Regulations’’ prior to requesting the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB’s) approval of this collection. SUMMARY: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or before July 10, 2020 to be assured of consideration. DATES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection, OMB Control Number (see below), and docket number (see above), by any of the following methods: • Electronic: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: PRA_Comments@cfpb.gov. Include Docket No. CFPB–2020–0018 in the subject line of the message. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Comment intake, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20552. Please note that due to circumstances associated with the COVID–19 pandemic, the Bureau discourages the submission of comments by mail, hand delivery, or courier. Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. In general, all comments received will become public records, including any personal information provided. Sensitive personal information, such as account jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:06 Jun 09, 2020 Jkt 250001 numbers or Social Security numbers, should not be included. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Documentation prepared in support of this information collection request is available at www.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to Darrin King, PRA Officer, at (202) 435–9575, or email: CFPB_PRA@cfpb.gov. If you require this document in an alternative electronic format, please contact CFPB_ Accessibility@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to these email boxes. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: Account Level Data Collection from PACE Program Administrators. OMB Control Number: 3170–0032. Type of Review: Request for approval of a Generic Information Collection under an existing Generic Information Collection Plan. Affected Public: Private and Public sector PACE loan providers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 320. Abstract: Section 307 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act mandates that the Bureau prescribe certain regulations relating to Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing. In order to better understand the PACE financing market and the unique nature of PACE financing, the Bureau issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on March 4, 2019. To further inform the development of the Bureau’s proposed PACE rulemaking, the Bureau is requesting that PACE providers respond to a voluntary request for information relating to PACE applications and assessments. Request for Comments: The Bureau is publishing this notice and soliciting comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the Bureau’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methods and the assumptions used; (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. Note that although the Bureau is requesting comments at this time, the Bureau will not proceed with the collection or request any responses until such time as the Bureau PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35417 determines it will not impose an undue burden on respondents as they respond to the COVID–19 pandemic. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be submitted to OMB as part of its review of this request. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: June 4, 2020. Darrin King, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. [FR Doc. 2020–12508 Filed 6–9–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; President’s Volunteer Service Awards (PVSA), Parts A, B, C, D, and E Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled President’s Volunteer Service Awards (PVSA), Parts A, B, C, D, and E for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office listed in the ADDRESSES section by July 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: Direct written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this Notice to the Attention: CNCS Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503 or by fax to (202) 395–5806. Provide written comments within 30 days of Notice publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, David Premo, at 202–606–6717 or by email to dpremo@cns.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of CNCS, including whether the information will have practical utility; SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10JNN1.SGM 10JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 112 (Wednesday, June 10, 2020)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-12496]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA220]


Marine Mammals; File No. 23923

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

ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Eugene DeRango, Bielefeld 
University, Department of Animal Behaviour, Morgenbreede 45, Bielefeld, 
Germany 33615, has applied in due form for a permit to import parts 
from Galapagos sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki) for scientific research.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or 
before July 10, 2020.

ADDRESSES: The application 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. 23923 from the list of available applications. These documents are 
also available upon written request via email to 
[email protected].
    Written comments on this application should be submitted via email 
to [email protected]. Please include File No. 23923 in the 
subject line of the email comment. Alternatively, comments may be 
submitted by mail to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, 
Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 
13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427-8401 or by facsimile to 
(301) 713-0376.
    Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a 
written request via email to [email protected] or 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: Shasta McClenahan or Carrie Hubard, 
(301) 427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the 
authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking 
and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216).
    The applicant proposes to import biological samples from Ecuador 
from up to 150 Galapagos sea lions annually for scientific research to 
understand how these sea lions cope with increased stressors on 
behavioral and physiological levels. The requested duration of the 
permit is 5 years.
    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that 
the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to 
prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.
    Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine 
Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors.


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    Dated: June 4, 2020.
Julia Marie Harrison,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-12496 Filed 6-9-20; 8:45 am]
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