Federal Register: July 13, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 133)NoticesPage 37752-37753From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
I.D. 061599BMarine Mammals; File No. 486-1506
AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
ACTION: Issuance of permit.
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Brent S. Stewart, Ph.D., J.D. (Principal Investigator), Senior Research Biologist, Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute 2595 Ingraham Street, San Diego, CA 92109, has been issued a permit to take pinnipeds for purposes of scientific research.
ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following office(s):
Permits and Documentation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301/ 713-2289); and
Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, California 90802-4213 (562-980-4001).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ruth Johnson, 301/713-2289.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 3, 1999, notice was published in the Federal Register (64 FR 23607) that a request for a scientific research permit to take northern elephant seals, northern fur seals, harbor seals, and California sea lions and to incidentally harass Steller sea lions and Guadalupe fur seals had been submitted by the above-named individual. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the Regulations Governing the Taking and Importing of Marine Mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the regulations governing endangered species (50 CFR parts 222-226), and the Fur Seal Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.).
Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a finding that such permit (1) was applied for in good faith, (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species which is the subject of this permit, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA.
Dated: July 7, 1999. Ann Terbush, Chief, Permits and Documentation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
FR Doc. 99-17796Filed7-12-99; 8:45 amBILLING CODE 3510-22-F
This document cites
- U.S. Code - Title 16: Conservation - 16 USC 1531 - Sec. 1531. Congressional findings and declaration of purposes and policy
- U.S. Code - Title 16: Conservation - 16 USC 1361 - Sec. 1361. Congressional findings and declaration of policy
- U.S. Code - Title 16: Conservation - 16 USC 1151 - Sec. 1151. Definitions
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