[Federal Register: August 21, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 162)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications.


SUMMARY: The following applicants have applied for a scientific 
research permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species 
pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, 
as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.).

Permit No. TE-046447

    Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, CERC, Yankton Field Research 
Station, Yankton, South Dakota. Applicant requests a permit to take the 
Rio Grande silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus) in conjunction with 
spawning, propagating and conducting toxicological testing for 
scientific research and recovery purposes within New Mexico and 
Yankton, South Dakota.

Permit No. TE-819538

    Applicant: Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix, Arizona. Applicant 
requests an amendment to an existing permit to add the Kearney's blue-
star (Amsonia kearneyana) for collection in conjunction with scientific 
research and recovery purposes within Arizona.

Permit No. TE-046517

    Applicant: USGS New Mexico Coop Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, 
Las Cruces, New Mexico. Applicant requests a permit for recovery 
purposes to conduct surveys for the Rio Grande silvery Minnow 
(Hybognathus amarus) in conjunction with propagation and scientific 
research at Las Cruces, New Mexico.

DATES: Written comments on these permit applications must be received 
on or before September 20, 2001.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the Chief, 
Endangered Species Division, Ecological Services, P.O. Box 1306, Room 
4102, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103; (505) 248-6649; Fax (505) 248-

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Documents will be available for public inspection by written request, 
by appointment only, during normal business hours (8:00 to 4:30) at the 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Please refer 
to the respective permit number for each application when submitting 
comments. All comments received, including names and addresses, will 
become part of the official administrative record and may be made 
available to the public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chief, Endangered Species Division, 
Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the above address. 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 within 30 days of the date of publication of this 
notice, to the address above.

Steven M. Chambers,
Acting Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Region 2, 
Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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