[Federal Register: June 1, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 106)]
[Page 35116-35117]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Fish and Wildlife Service

Receipt of Application for Endangered Species Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of application for endangered species permit.


SUMMARY: The following applicants have applied for permits to conduct 
certain activities with endangered species. This notice is provided 
pursuant to Section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as 
amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).
    If you wish to comment, you may submit comments by any one of 
several methods. You may mail comments to the Service's Regional Office 
(see ADDRESSES). You may also comment via the internet to 
``kenneth_graham@fws.gov''. Please submit comments over the internet as 
an ASCII file avoiding the use of special characters and any form of 
encryption. Please also include your name and return address in your 
internet message. If you do not receive a confirmation from the Service 
that we have received your internet message, contact us directly at 
either telephone number

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listed below (see FURTHER INFORMATION). Finally, you may hand deliver 
comments to the Service office listed below (see ADDRESSES). Our 
practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of 
respondents, available for public review during regular business hours. 
Individual respondents may request that we withhold their home address 
from the administrative record. We will honor such requests to the 
extent allowable by law. There may also be other circumstances in which 
we would withhold from the administrative record a respondent's 
identity, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and 
address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your 
comments. We will not; however, consider anonymous comments. We will 
make all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from 
individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of 
organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their 

DATES: Written data or comments on these applications must be received, 
at the address given below, by July 3, 2000.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with these 
applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of 
the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who 
submits a written request for a copy of such documents to the following 
office within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice: U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, 
Georgia 30345 (Attn: Ken Graham, Permits Biologist). Telephone: 404/
679-7358; Facsimile: 404/679-7081.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ken Graham, Telephone: 404/679-7358; 
Facsimile: 404/679-7081.


Applicant: Christopher A. Taylor, Illinois Natural History Survey, 
Champaign, Illinois, TE027337-0

    The applicant requests a permit to capture the Nashville crayfish, 
Orconectes shoupi, and to collect one specimen for genetic/systematics 
research on the species, in order to clarify species classification and 
for enhancement of management and survival of the species.

Applicant: Dr. Paul Yokely, Jr., Florence, Alabama, TE027307-0

    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
release, collect dead freshwater snail and mussel shells, and to 
relocate captured specimens upstream away from potential harm due to 
construction activities) federally-listed fish, snails, and mussels 
during the course of aquatic surveys throughout Alabama, Georgia, 
Mississippi, and Tennessee. Any taking would occur during routine 
biological surveys and monitoring, for the purpose of enhancement of 
survival of the species.

Applicant: Michael R. Hurst, Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, 
Gainesville, Georgia, TE027344-0

    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, band, and 
harass during nest monitoring, construction of artificial cavities, and 
placement of restrictor plates) the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker, 
Picoides borealis, on and adjacent to the Oconee National Forest in 
Georgia, for the purpose of enhancement of survival of the species.

Applicant: Stuart W. McGregor, Geological Survey of Alabama, 
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, TE027346-0

    The applicant requests authorization to take (survey for, capture, 
handle, identify, and release) 44 species of federally-listed 
freshwater mussels that could be potentially encountered during routine 
biological surveys throughout Alabama and in the upper Tombigbee River 
system in Mississippi, for the purpose of conducting status surveys and 
enhancement of survival of the species.

Applicant: Steven D. Maloney, Griggs & Maloney Incorporated, 
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, TE027376-0

    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
and relocate) the endangered Nashville Crayfish, Orconectes shoupi, 
throughout the species range in Tennessee, for the purpose of 
enhancement of survival of the species.

    Dated: May 25, 2000.
H. Dale Hall,
Acting Regional Director.
[FR Doc. 00-13656 Filed 5-31-00; 8:45 am]