Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, 81182 [2020-27577]

Download as PDF 81182 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 241 / Tuesday, December 15, 2020 / Notices www.nist.gov/mep/about/advisoryboard.cfm. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the MEP Advisory Board will hold an open meeting on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The meeting agenda will include an update on the MEP programmatic operations, as well as provide guidance and advice on current activities related to the MEP National NetworkTM 2017– 2022 Strategic Plan. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the MEP Advisory Board website at http://www.nist.gov/mep/ about/advisory-board.cfm. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the MEP Advisory Board’s business are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately 15 minutes will be reserved for public comments at the end of the meeting. Speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be no more than three to five minutes each. Requests must be submitted by email to cheryl.gendron@nist.gov and must be received by February 16, 2021 to be considered. The exact time for public comments will be included in the final agenda that will be posted on the MEP Advisory Board website at http:// www.nist.gov/mep/about/advisoryboard.cfm. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda or those who are/were unable to attend the meeting are invited to submit written statements electronically by email to cheryl.gendron@nist.gov. Admittance Instructions: All participants will be attending via webinar. Please contact Ms. Gendron at 301–975–2785 or cheryl.gendron@ nist.gov for detailed instructions on how to join the webinar. All requests must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Friday, February 19, 2021. Kevin A. Kimball, Chief of Staff. Notice; issuance of scientific research permit. ACTION: Notice is hereby given that NMFS has issued a scientific research permit (Permit 18761–2R) to the University of California, Santa Cruz, under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The research is intended to increase knowledge of black abalone listed under the ESA and to help guide management and conservation efforts. SUMMARY: Because all West Coast NMFS offices are currently closed, the permit and related documents are only available for review upon written request via email to nmfs.wcr-apps@ noaa.gov (please include the permit number in the subject line of the email). ADDRESSES: Rob Clapp, Portland, OR (phone: 503–231– 2314, fax: 503–230–5441, email: Robert.Clapp@noaa.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2020–27471 Filed 12–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P Notice was published in the Federal Register on July 17, 2020, that a request for a permit renewal had been submitted by the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). 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 and Federal Register notice information provided in the table below. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA719] Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. AGENCY: TABLE 1—ISSUED PERMITS Permit No. 18761–2R .. Applicant Previous Federal Register notice Issuance date University of California, Santa Cruz—Long Marine Laboratory, 100 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Responsible Party: Peter Raimondi). 85 FR 43540; July 17, 2020 .. November 12, 2020. RTID 0648–XA286 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. Authority Scientific research permits are issued in accordance with section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and regulations governing listed fish and wildlife permits (50 CFR parts 222–226). NMFS issues permits based on finding that such permits: (1) Are applied for in good faith; (2) if granted and exercised, would not operate to the disadvantage VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:35 Dec 14, 2020 Jkt 253001 of the listed species that are the subject of the permit; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policy of section 2 of the ESA. The authority to take listed species is subject to conditions set forth in the permits. Dated: December 10, 2020. Angela Somma, Chief, Endangered Species Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–27577 Filed 12–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA682] Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public workshops; correction. AGENCY: NMFS announces that the date for the Atlantic Shark Identification SUMMARY: Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 241 (Tuesday, December 15, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 81182]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-27577]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA719]


Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of scientific research permit.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that NMFS has issued a scientific 
research permit (Permit 18761-2R) to the University of California, 
Santa Cruz, under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The research is 
intended to increase knowledge of black abalone listed under the ESA 
and to help guide management and conservation efforts.

ADDRESSES: Because all West Coast NMFS offices are currently closed, 
the permit and related documents are only available for review upon 
written request via email to [email protected] (please include the 
permit number in the subject line of the email).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rob Clapp, Portland, OR (phone: 503-
231-2314, fax: 503-230-5441, email: [email protected]).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice was published in the Federal Register 
on July 17, 2020, that a request for a permit renewal had been 
submitted by the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). 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 and Federal 
Register notice information provided in the table below.

                                                                 Table 1--Issued Permits
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       Permit No.             RTID                 Applicant                   Previous Federal Register notice                  Issuance date
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18761-2R...............      0648-XA286  University of California,      85 FR 43540; July 17, 2020...................  November 12, 2020.
                                          Santa Cruz--Long Marine
                                          Laboratory, 100 Shaffer
                                          Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
                                          (Responsible Party: Peter
                                          Raimondi).
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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.

Authority

    Scientific research permits are issued in accordance with section 
10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and regulations 
governing listed fish and wildlife permits (50 CFR parts 222-226). NMFS 
issues permits based on finding that such permits: (1) Are applied for 
in good faith; (2) if granted and exercised, would not operate to the 
disadvantage of the listed species that are the subject of the permit; 
and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policy of section 2 of the 
ESA. The authority to take listed species is subject to conditions set 
forth in the permits.

    Dated: December 10, 2020.
Angela Somma,
Chief, Endangered Species Division, Office of Protected Resources, 
National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-27577 Filed 12-14-20; 8:45 am]
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