Permit Applications:


Federal Register Volume 76, Number 203 (Thursday, October 20, 2011)


Pages 65207-65208

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office []

FR Doc No: 2011-27111


Fish and Wildlife Service

FWS-R9-IA-2011-N208; 96300-1671-0000-P5

Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species

Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before

November 21, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358-2280; or e-mail

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358-2104

(telephone); (703) 358-2280 (fax); (e-mail).


  1. Public Comment Procedures

    1. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted applications?

      Send your request for copies of applications or comments and materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication date, the PRT-number, and the name of the applicant in your request or submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an e-mail or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an e-mail address in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond to your request electronically.

      Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible.

      Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include sufficient information with your comments 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. We will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES).

    2. May I review comments submitted by others?

      Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the address listed under ADDRESSES.

      The public may review documents and other information applicants have sent in support of the application unless our allowing viewing would violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail 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 ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying

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      information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

  2. Background

    To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected species, section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), requires that we invite public comment before final action on these permit applications.

  3. Permit Applications

    1. Endangered Species

    Applicant: Dallas World Aquarium Corporation, Dallas, TX; PRT-43310A

    The applicant requests a permit to import 2.2 live, captive-bred horned guan (Oreophasis derbianus) from Mexico for the purposes of enhancement of the survival of the species.

    Multiple Applicants

    The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport- hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

    Guy Gorney, Manhattan, IL; PRT-54826A

    Joseph Hand, DelRay Beach, FL; PRT-54893A

    James Combs, Peoria, AZ; PRT-52516A

    Kenneth Cypress, Ochopee, FL; PRT-56285A

    Michael Rush, Nashua, NH; PRT-56284A

    Brenda Tapia,

    Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of

    Management Authority.

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