Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits, 53395-53396 [2020-19019]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 168 / Friday, August 28, 2020 / Notices B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. (5) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Anna P. Guido, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–18949 Filed 8–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–6232–N–01] Guidelines for Certain HUD Approvals Regarding Properties Encumbered by HUD-Held Mark-to-Market Program Debt and Portfolio Reengineering Demonstration Program Debt Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This Federal Register Notice announces that HUD has posted a draft Notice, ‘‘Guidelines for Certain HUD Approvals Regarding Properties Encumbered by HUD-Held Mark-toMarket Program Debt and Portfolio Reengineering Demonstration Program Debt,’’ on the Multifamily Drafting Table on HUD’s website for public feedback. The draft Notice is intended to replace Housing Notice 2012–10, SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Aug 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 ‘‘Guidelines for Assumption, Subordination, or Assignment of Markto-Market (M2M) Loans in Transfer of Physical Assets (TPA) and Refinance Transactions’’ in its entirety. DATES: The draft Notice will be available for feedback for 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit questions or comments electronically to postM2M@ hud.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To assure a timely response, please direct requests for further information electronically to the email address postM2M@hud.gov. Written requests may also be directed to the following address: Office of Housing—Office of Recapitalization; Department of Housing and Urban Development; 451 7th Street SW, Room 6230; Washington, DC 20410; or by telephone at 202–708–0001 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339 (this is a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The draft Notice posted on the Multifamily Housing Drafting Table provides new instructions for the acquisition and/or refinancing of projects after they have been through a Mark-to-Market Program (‘‘M2M’’) debt restructuring or a Portfolio Reengineering Demonstration Program (‘‘Demo Program’’) restructuring and are encumbered by HUD-held debt (collectively referred to as ‘‘Post-M2M’’ activities). In addition, Section 3 of the draft Notice would replace Appendix C of the Mark-toMarket Operating Procedures Guide regarding transfers of assets to qualified nonprofits, Section 4 covers matured and outstanding M2M or Demo Program debt, and Section 5 contains guidance that supplements HUD’s previously issued 8(bb) Notice (H–2015–03), and this supplemental guidance may also be relied upon by owners of projects with satisfied M2M subordinate debt obligation(s) that remain encumbered by a M2M Use Agreement and continue to benefit from a Full M2M Renewal Contract. The draft Notice will be available for feedback for 30 days at the following URL: https://www.hud.gov/ program_offices/housing/mfh/MFH_ policy_drafts. Dana T. Wade, Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2020–18976 Filed 8–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53395 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2020–0092; FXIA16710900000–190–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). ADDRESSES: Information about the applications for the permits listed in this notice is available online at www.regulations.gov. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for details. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, by phone at 703–358– 2185, via email at DMAFR@fws.gov, or via the Federal Relay Service at 800– 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued permits to conduct certain activities with endangered and threatened species in response to permit applications that we received under the authority of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). After considering the information submitted with each permit application and the public comments received, we issued the requested permits subject to certain conditions set forth in each permit. For each application for an endangered species, we found that (1) the application was filed in good faith, (2) the granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species, and (3) the granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA. SUMMARY: Availability of Documents The permittees’ original permit application materials, along with public comments we received during public comment periods for the applications, are available for review. To locate the application materials and received comments, go to www.regulations.gov and search for the appropriate permit number (e.g., 12345C) provided in the following table: E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1 53396 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 168 / Friday, August 28, 2020 / Notices Permit No. Applicant Permit issuance date Endangered Species 51283D 02395D 51201D 50284D 10866B 10867B ............................................ ............................................ ............................................ ............................................ ............................................ ............................................ Kristin Brzeski ........................................................................................ Virginia Safari Park ................................................................................ Bright and Associates, Inc ..................................................................... Eastern Connecticut State University .................................................... Ox Ranch Investments, LLC dba Ox Hunting Ranch ........................... Ox Ranch Investments, LLC dba Ox Hunting Ranch ........................... 06/10/2020 06/11/2020 07/17/2020 07/16/2020 08/04/2020 08/04/2020 Marine Mammals 82088B ............................................ 62285D ............................................ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Marine Mammals Management ............ Wild Space Productions ........................................................................ Authorities We issue this notice under the authority of the Endangered Species Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the Marine Mammal Protection Act as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and their implementing regulations. Brenda Tapia, Management Analyst/Program Analyst, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2020–19019 Filed 8–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2020–0091; FXIA16710900000–201–FF09A30000] Foreign Endangered Species; Receipt of Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments. AGENCY: I. Public Comment Procedures 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 September 28, 2020. Obtaining Documents: The applications, application supporting materials, and any comments and other materials that we receive will be available for public inspection at http:// SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Aug 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 www.regulations.gov in Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2020–0091. 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–2020–0091. • U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2020–0091; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, MS: PRB/3W; 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– 2185, via email at DMAFR@fws.gov, or via the Federal Relay Service at 800– 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 07/21/2020 07/17/2020 any scientific or commercial data you include. The comments and recommendations that will be most 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. E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 168 (Friday, August 28, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53395-53396]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-19019]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2020-0092; FXIA16710900000-190-FF09A30000]


Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued 
the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered 
species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the 
Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).

ADDRESSES: Information about the applications for the permits listed in 
this notice is available online at www.regulations.gov. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for details.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, by phone at 703-358-
2185, via email at [email protected], or via the Federal Relay Service at 
800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
(Service), have issued permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered and threatened species in response to permit applications 
that we received under the authority of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the 
Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).
    After considering the information submitted with each permit 
application and the public comments received, we issued the requested 
permits subject to certain conditions set forth in each permit. For 
each application for an endangered species, we found that (1) the 
application was filed in good faith, (2) the granted permit would not 
operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species, and (3) the 
granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set 
forth in section 2 of the ESA.

Availability of Documents

    The permittees' original permit application materials, along with 
public comments we received during public comment periods for the 
applications, are available for review. To locate the application 
materials and received comments, go to www.regulations.gov and search 
for the appropriate permit number (e.g., 12345C) provided in the 
following table:

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                                                         Permit issuance
          Permit No.                   Applicant              date
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                           Endangered Species
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51283D........................  Kristin Brzeski.......  06/10/2020
02395D........................  Virginia Safari Park..  06/11/2020
51201D........................  Bright and Associates,  07/17/2020
                                 Inc.
50284D........................  Eastern Connecticut     07/16/2020
                                 State University.
10866B........................  Ox Ranch Investments,   08/04/2020
                                 LLC dba Ox Hunting
                                 Ranch.
10867B........................  Ox Ranch Investments,   08/04/2020
                                 LLC dba Ox Hunting
                                 Ranch.
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                             Marine Mammals
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82088B........................  U.S. Fish and Wildlife  07/21/2020
                                 Service Marine
                                 Mammals Management.
62285D........................  Wild Space Productions  07/17/2020
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Authorities

    We issue this notice under the authority of the Endangered Species 
Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the Marine Mammal 
Protection Act as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and their 
implementing regulations.

Brenda Tapia,
Management Analyst/Program Analyst, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2020-19019 Filed 8-27-20; 8:45 am]
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