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Download as PDF 1776 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 12, 2022 / Notices should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—will be publicly available. While you may request in your comment that we withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority We developed our draft recovery plan and publish this notice under the authority of section 4(f) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Amy L. Lueders, Regional Director, Southwest Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2022–00362 Filed 1–11–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R5–ES–2021–N198; FXES11130500000–212–FF05E00000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments. ACTION: the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The requested permits would allow the applicants to conduct activities intended to promote recovery of species that are listed as endangered under the ESA. Background With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities that constitute take of listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activity. The ESA’s definition of ‘‘take’’ includes such activities as pursuing, harassing, trapping, capturing, or collecting, in addition to hunting, shooting, harming, wounding, or killing. A recovery permit issued by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA authorizes the permittee to conduct activities with endangered or threatened species for scientific purposes that promote recovery or for enhancement of propagation or survival of the species. Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) for these permits are found at 50 CFR 17.22 for endangered wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.32 for threatened wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.62 for endangered plant species, and 50 CFR 17.72 for threatened plant species. Permit Applications Available for Review and Comment We invite local, State, and Federal agencies; Tribes; and the public to comment on the following applications. Permit action Application No. Applicant Species Location Activity Type of take PER0002181 ... Paul L. Angermeier, dba USGS/Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. State University of New York—ESF, Syracuse, NY. Candy darter (Etheostoma osburni). Add: West Virginia ......... Electrofish, survey .......... Capture, collect .............. Amend. Piping plover (Charadrius melodus). New York ....................... Survey, band, biological samples, propagate. Capture, collect, wound New. PER0027548 ... lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered species under the Endangered Species Act. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period. DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before March 14, 2022. ADDRESSES: Use one of the following methods to request documents or submit comments. Requests and comments should specify the applicant name and application number (e.g., PER0001234): • Email: permitsR5ES@fws.gov. • U.S. Mail: Abby Gelb, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 300 Westgate Center Dr., Hadley, MA 01035. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abby Gelb, 413–253–8212 (phone), or permitsR5ES@fws.gov (email). Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications for permits under section 10(a)(1)(A) of SUMMARY: Public Availability of Comments Written comments we receive become part of the administrative record associated with this action. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can request in your comment that we withhold your personal identifying information from public review, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Jan 11, 2022 Jkt 256001 organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Next Steps [222A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A51010.999900] If we decide to issue permits to the applicants listed in this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. Authority Section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Martin Miller, Manager, Division of Endangered Species, Ecological Services, North AtlanticAppalachian Region. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R5-ES-2021-N198; FXES11130500000-212-FF05E00000]


Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received 
applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the 
propagation or survival of endangered species under the Endangered 
Species Act. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal 
agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing the requested 
permits, we will take into consideration any information that we 
receive during the public comment period.

DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before March 14, 
2022.

ADDRESSES: Use one of the following methods to request documents or 
submit comments. Requests and comments should specify the applicant 
name and application number (e.g., PER0001234):
     Email: [email protected].
     U.S. Mail: Abby Gelb, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, 300 Westgate Center Dr., Hadley, MA 01035.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abby Gelb, 413-253-8212 (phone), or 
[email protected] (email). Individuals who are hearing or speech 
impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY 
assistance.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
invite the public to comment on applications for permits under section 
10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The requested permits would allow the applicants 
to conduct activities intended to promote recovery of species that are 
listed as endangered under the ESA.

Background

    With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities that constitute 
take of listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows 
such activity. The ESA's definition of ``take'' includes such 
activities as pursuing, harassing, trapping, capturing, or collecting, 
in addition to hunting, shooting, harming, wounding, or killing.
    A recovery permit issued by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA 
authorizes the permittee to conduct activities with endangered or 
threatened species for scientific purposes that promote recovery or for 
enhancement of propagation or survival of the species. Our regulations 
implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) for these permits are found at 50 CFR 
17.22 for endangered wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.32 for threatened 
wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.62 for endangered plant species, and 50 CFR 
17.72 for threatened plant species.

Permit Applications Available for Review and Comment

    We invite local, State, and Federal agencies; Tribes; and the 
public to comment on the following applications.

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                                                                                                        Permit
Application No.     Applicant         Species          Location         Activity       Type of take     action
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PER0002181.....  Paul L.          Candy darter     Add: West        Electrofish,     Capture,         Amend.
                  Angermeier,      (Etheostoma      Virginia.        survey.          collect.
                  dba USGS/        osburni).
                  Virginia Tech,
                  Blacksburg, VA.
PER0027548.....  State            Piping plover    New York.......  Survey, band,    Capture,         New.
                  University of    (Charadrius                       biological       collect, wound.
                  New York--ESF,   melodus).                         samples,
                  Syracuse, NY.                                      propagate.
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Public Availability of Comments

    Written comments we receive become part of the administrative 
record associated with this action. Before including your address, 
phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information 
in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--
including your personal identifying information--may be made publicly 
available at any time. While you can request in your comment that we 
withhold your personal identifying information from public review, 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.

Next Steps

    If we decide to issue permits to the applicants listed in this 
notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register.

Authority

    Section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).

Martin Miller,
Manager, Division of Endangered Species, Ecological Services, North 
Atlantic-Appalachian Region.
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