Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Review of the Spectacled Eider (Somateria fischeri), 53840-53841 [2020-19084]

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We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are initiating a 5-year status review of the spectacled eider under the Endangered Species Act. A 5year status review is based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review. We are requesting submission of any new information on this species that has become available since the last review of this species. DATES: To ensure consideration, we must receive your comments and information by October 30, 2020. However, we will accept information about the species at any time. ADDRESSES: Please submit your information by one of the following methods: • Email: kate_martin@fws.gov; or • U.S. mail or hand delivery: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Attention: Kate Martin, Fisheries and Ecological Services, 1011 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99503. For more about submitting information, see Request for Information in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. SUMMARY: Kate Martin, by telephone at 907–786–3459. Individuals who are hearing impaired or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 800–877–8339 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are initiating a 5-year status review of the spectacled eider (Somateria fischeri) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FWS–R7–ES–2020–N045; FXES11140700000–201–FF07CAFB00] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Review of the Spectacled Eider (Somateria fischeri) AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 169 / Monday, August 31, 2020 / Notices under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). A 5-year status review is based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review; therefore, we are requesting submission of any new information on this species that has become available since the last 5-year review was conducted in 2010. Why do we conduct 5-year reviews? Under the ESA, we maintain Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants (which we collectively refer to as the List) in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17.11 (for animals) and 17.12 (for plants). Section 4(c)(2)(A) of the ESA requires us to review each listed species’ status at least once every 5 years. Further, our regulations at 50 CFR 424.21 require that we publish a notice in the Federal Register announcing those species under active review. For additional information about 5-year reviews, go to http://www.fws.gov/endangered/whatwe-do/recovery-overview.html. What information do we consider in our reviews? In conducting these reviews, we consider the best scientific and commercial data that have become available since the listing determination or most recent status review, such as: (1) The biology of the species, including but not limited to population trends, distribution, abundance, demographics, and genetics; (2) Habitat conditions, including but not limited to amount, distribution, and suitability; (3) Conservation measures that have been implemented that benefit the species; (4) Threat status and trends in relation to the five listing factors (as defined in section 4(a)(1) of the ESA); and (5) Other new information, data, or corrections, including but not limited to taxonomic or nomenclatural changes, identification of erroneous information contained in the List, and improved analytical methods. Any new information will be considered during the 5-year review and will also be useful in evaluating the ongoing recovery programs for the species. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Species under review Entity listed: Spectacled Eider (Somateria fischeri). • Where listed: Wherever found. • Classification: Threatened. • Date listed (publication date for final listing rule): May 10, 1993. • Federal Register citation for final listing rule: 58 FR 27474. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:30 Aug 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 Request for Information To ensure that a 5-year review is complete and based on the best available scientific and commercial information, we request new information from all sources. See what information do we consider in our review? for specific criteria. If you submit information, please support it with documentation such as maps, bibliographic references, methods used to gather and analyze the data, and/or copies of any pertinent publications, reports, or letters by knowledgeable sources. Public Availability of Comments Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Completed and Active Reviews A list of all completed and currently active 5-year status reviews addressing species for which the Alaska Region of the Service has the lead responsibility is available at https://www.fws.gov/alaska/ pages/endangered-species-program/ recovery-endangered-species. Authority This document is published under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Mary Colligan, Assistant Regional Director, Alaska Region. [FR Doc. 2020–19084 Filed 8–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R3–ES–2020–N117; FXES11130300000–201–FF03E00000] Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received applications for permits to conduct SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53841 activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. 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. We must receive your written comments on or before September 30, 2020. DATES: Document availability and comment submission: Submit requests for copies of the applications and related documents, as well as any comments, by one of the following methods. All requests and comments should specify the applicant name(s) and application number(s) (e.g., TEXXXXXX; see table in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION): • Email: permitsR3ES@fws.gov. Please refer to the respective application number (e.g., Application No. TEXXXXXX) in the subject line of your email message. • U.S. Mail: Regional Director, Attn: Nathan Rathbun, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, 5600 American Blvd. West, Suite 990, Bloomington, MN 55437–1458. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nathan Rathbun, 612–713–5343 (phone); permitsR3ES@fws.gov (email). Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 for TTY assistance. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), prohibits certain activities with endangered and threatened species unless authorized by a Federal permit. The ESA and our implementing regulations in part 17 of title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) provide for the issuance of such permits and require that we invite public comment before issuing permits for activities involving endangered species. A recovery permit issued by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA authorizes the permittee to conduct activities with endangered species for scientific purposes that promote recovery or for enhancement of propagation or survival of the species. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R7-ES-2020-N045; FXES11140700000-201-FF07CAFB00]


Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-
Year Status Review of the Spectacled Eider (Somateria fischeri)

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; request for information.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are initiating a 5-
year status review of the spectacled eider under the Endangered Species 
Act. A 5-year status review is based on the best scientific and 
commercial data available at the time of the review. We are requesting 
submission of any new information on this species that has become 
available since the last review of this species.

DATES: To ensure consideration, we must receive your comments and 
information by October 30, 2020. However, we will accept information 
about the species at any time.

ADDRESSES: Please submit your information by one of the following 
methods:
     Email: [email protected]; or
     U.S. mail or hand delivery: U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, Attention: Kate Martin, Fisheries and Ecological Services, 
1011 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99503.
    For more about submitting information, see Request for Information 
in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Martin, by telephone at 907-786-
3459. Individuals who are hearing impaired or speech impaired may call 
the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339 for TTY assistance.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
(Service), are initiating a 5-year status review of the spectacled 
eider (Somateria fischeri)

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under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 
1531 et seq.). A 5-year status review is based on the best scientific 
and commercial data available at the time of the review; therefore, we 
are requesting submission of any new information on this species that 
has become available since the last 5-year review was conducted in 
2010.

Why do we conduct 5-year reviews?

    Under the ESA, we maintain Lists of Endangered and Threatened 
Wildlife and Plants (which we collectively refer to as the List) in the 
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17.11 (for animals) and 
17.12 (for plants). Section 4(c)(2)(A) of the ESA requires us to review 
each listed species' status at least once every 5 years. Further, our 
regulations at 50 CFR 424.21 require that we publish a notice in the 
Federal Register announcing those species under active review. For 
additional information about 5-year reviews, go to http://www.fws.gov/endangered/what-we-do/recovery-overview.html.

What information do we consider in our reviews?

    In conducting these reviews, we consider the best scientific and 
commercial data that have become available since the listing 
determination or most recent status review, such as:
    (1) The biology of the species, including but not limited to 
population trends, distribution, abundance, demographics, and genetics;
    (2) Habitat conditions, including but not limited to amount, 
distribution, and suitability;
    (3) Conservation measures that have been implemented that benefit 
the species;
    (4) Threat status and trends in relation to the five listing 
factors (as defined in section 4(a)(1) of the ESA); and
    (5) Other new information, data, or corrections, including but not 
limited to taxonomic or nomenclatural changes, identification of 
erroneous information contained in the List, and improved analytical 
methods.
    Any new information will be considered during the 5-year review and 
will also be useful in evaluating the ongoing recovery programs for the 
species.

Species under review

    Entity listed: Spectacled Eider (Somateria fischeri).
     Where listed: Wherever found.
     Classification: Threatened.
     Date listed (publication date for final listing rule): May 
10, 1993.
     Federal Register citation for final listing rule: 58 FR 
27474.

Request for Information

    To ensure that a 5-year review is complete and based on the best 
available scientific and commercial information, we request new 
information from all sources. See what information do we consider in 
our review? for specific criteria. If you submit information, please 
support it with documentation such as maps, bibliographic references, 
methods used to gather and analyze the data, and/or copies of any 
pertinent publications, reports, or letters by knowledgeable sources.

Public Availability of Comments

    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comments, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

Completed and Active Reviews

    A list of all completed and currently active 5-year status reviews 
addressing species for which the Alaska Region of the Service has the 
lead responsibility is available at https://www.fws.gov/alaska/pages/endangered-species-program/recovery-endangered-species.

Authority

    This document is published under the authority of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).

Mary Colligan,
Assistant Regional Director, Alaska Region.
[FR Doc. 2020-19084 Filed 8-28-20; 8:45 am]
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