Foreign Endangered Species; Receipt of Permit Applications, 16228-16229 [2022-06001]

Download as PDF lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 16228 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 22, 2022 / Notices pertinent to this Arrangement, including premiums and claims paid or payable under policies issued pursuant to this Arrangement. Records of accounts and records relating to financial assistance shall be retained and available for three (3) years after final settlement of accounts, and to financial assistance, three (3) years after final adjustment of such claims. FEMA shall have access to policyholder and claim records at all times for purposes of the review, defense, examination, adjustment, or investigation of any claim under a flood insurance policy subject to this Arrangement. B. Nondisclosure by FEMA. 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Search for and submit comments on Docket No. FWS– HQ–IA–2022–0008. • U.S. mail: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS–HQ– IA–2022–0008; 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: [FR Doc. 2022–05956 Filed 3–21–22; 8:45 am] I. Public Comment Procedures BILLING CODE 9111–52–P A. How do I comment on submitted applications? DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2022–0008; FXIA16710900000—223–FF09A30000] Foreign Endangered Species; Receipt of 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, 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 April 21, 2022. ADDRESSES: Obtaining Documents: The applications, application supporting materials, and any comments and other materials that we receive will be available for public inspection at https://www.regulations.gov in Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2022–0008. Submitting Comments: When submitting comments, please specify the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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 https:// 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). E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 22, 2022 / Notices C. Who will see my comments? If you submit a comment at https:// 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. Permits issued under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA allow otherwise prohibited activities for scientific purposes or to enhance the propagation or survival of the affected species. Service regulations regarding prohibited activities with endangered species, captive-bred wildlife registrations, and permits for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species are available in title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations in part 17. III. Permit Applications We invite comments on the following applications. Endangered Species lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Applicant: Oklahoma City Zoological Park, dba Oklahoma City Zoo, Oklahoma City, OK; Permit No. 85481D The applicant requests a permit to export one male captive-bred Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) to Auckland Zoo, Auckland, New Zealand, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single export. terns (Sterna dougallii) from Mr. David Wingate and Mr. Miguel Mejias, of Bermuda, for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute; Permit No. PER0028414 The applicant requests a permit to import three female captive-bred Przewalski’s horses (Equus przewalskii) from the Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Canada, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single import. Applicant: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission—Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Saint Petersburg, Florida; Permit No. PER0032046 The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from Hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) and green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) from the Aldabra Atoll for the purpose of scientific research. This notification is for a single import. IV. Next Steps After the comment period closes, we will make decisions regarding permit issuance. If we issue permits to any of the applicants listed in this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. You may locate the notice announcing the permit issuance by searching https://www.regulations.gov for the permit number listed above in this document. For example, to find information about the potential issuance of Permit No. 12345A, you would go to regulations.gov and search for ‘‘12345A’’. V. Authority We issue this notice under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and its implementing regulations. Brenda Tapia, Supervisory Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2022–06001 Filed 3–21–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P Applicant: Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT; Permit No. PER0026582 The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from roseate VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:24 Mar 21, 2022 Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16229 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–NERO–GATE–33352; PPNEGATEB0, PPMVSCS1Z.Y00000] Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee Notice of Public Meeting National Park Service, Interior. Meeting notice. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice that the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet as indicated below. SUMMARY: The virtual meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., with a public comment period at 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (EASTERN), with advance registration required. Please contact Daphne Yun (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than April 11, 2022, to receive instructions for accessing the meeting. The alternate meeting date is Wednesday, April 27, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: This will be a virtual meeting. Anyone interested in attending should contact Daphne Yun, Acting Public Affairs Officer, Gateway National Recreation Area, 210 New York Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10305, by telephone (718) 815–3651, or by email daphne_ yun@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: The Committee was established on April 18, 2012, by authority of the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) under 54 U.S.C. 100906 and is regulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Committee provides advice to the Secretary, through the Director of the NPS, on matters relating to the Fort Hancock Historic District of Gateway National Recreation Area. All meetings are open to the public. Purpose of the Meeting: The Gateway National Recreation Area will discuss leasing updates, and a presentation from the Chief of Resource Management. The final agenda will be posted on the Committee’s website at https:// www.forthancock21.org. The website includes meeting minutes from all prior meetings. Interested persons may present, either orally or through written comments, information for the Committee to consider during the public meeting. Written comments will be accepted DATES: E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16228-16229]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-06001]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2022-0008; FXIA16710900000--223-FF09A30000]


Foreign Endangered Species; Receipt of 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, 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 April 21, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Obtaining Documents: The applications, application 
supporting materials, and any comments and other materials that we 
receive will be available for public inspection at https://www.regulations.gov in Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2022-0008.
    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: https://www.regulations.gov. Search for and 
submit comments on Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2022-0008.
     U.S. mail: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. 
FWS-HQ-IA-2022-0008; 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 [email protected], or via the Federal Relay Service at 
800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Public Comment Procedures

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 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 https://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).

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C. Who will see my comments?

    If you submit a comment at https://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. Permits issued under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA allow 
otherwise prohibited activities for scientific purposes or to enhance 
the propagation or survival of the affected species. Service 
regulations regarding prohibited activities with endangered species, 
captive-bred wildlife registrations, and permits for any activity 
otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species 
are available in title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations in part 
17.

III. Permit Applications

    We invite comments on the following applications.
Endangered Species
Applicant: Oklahoma City Zoological Park, dba Oklahoma City Zoo, 
Oklahoma City, OK; Permit No. 85481D
    The applicant requests a permit to export one male captive-bred 
Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) to Auckland Zoo, Auckland, 
New Zealand, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival 
of the species. This notification is for a single export.
Applicant: Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT; 
Permit No. PER0026582
    The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from 
roseate terns (Sterna dougallii) from Mr. David Wingate and Mr. Miguel 
Mejias, of Bermuda, for the purpose of scientific research. This 
notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 
5-year period.
Applicant: Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute; 
Permit No. PER0028414
    The applicant requests a permit to import three female captive-bred 
Przewalski's horses (Equus przewalskii) from the Calgary Zoo, Calgary, 
Canada, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the 
species. This notification is for a single import.
Applicant: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission--Fish and 
Wildlife Research Institute, Saint Petersburg, Florida; Permit No. 
PER0032046
    The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from 
Hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) and green sea turtle 
(Chelonia mydas) from the Aldabra Atoll for the purpose of scientific 
research. This notification is for a single import.

IV. Next Steps

    After the comment period closes, we will make decisions regarding 
permit issuance. If we issue permits to any of the applicants listed in 
this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. You may 
locate the notice announcing the permit issuance by searching https://www.regulations.gov for the permit number listed above in this 
document. For example, to find information about the potential issuance 
of Permit No. 12345A, you would go to regulations.gov and search for 
``12345A''.

V. Authority

    We issue this notice under the authority of the Endangered Species 
Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and its implementing 
regulations.

Brenda Tapia,
Supervisory Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, 
Division of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2022-06001 Filed 3-21-22; 8:45 am]
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