[Federal Register: December 19, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 244)]
[Page 65509-65510]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Application

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of application.


    The following applicant has applied for a permit amendment 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.).

Permit Number TE 049738

    Applicant: Third Rock Consultants, LLC., Lexington, Kentucky

    The applicant requests a permit to take (collect) the following 
species: Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (M. grisescens), 
Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), Ozark 
big-eared bat (C. t. ingens), copperbelly water snake (Nerodia 
erythrogaster neglecta), blackside dace (Phoxinus cumberlandensis), 
duskytail darter (Etheostoma percnurum), relict darter (E. chienense), 
palezone shiner (Notropis albizonatus), pygmy madtom (Noturus 
stanauli), yellowfin madtom (N. flavipinnis), slender chub (Erimystax 
cahni), spotfin chub (Cyprinella monacha), Cumberland elktoe 
(Alasmidonta atropurpurea), fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), 
Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), oyster mussel (E. 
capsaeformis), catspaw (E. obliquata obliquata), northern riffleshell 
(E. torulosa rangiana), pink mucket (Lampsilis abrupta), slabside 
pearlymussel (Lexingtonia dolabelloides), ring pink (Obovaria retusa), 
little-wing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula), orangefoot pimpleback 
(Plethobasus cooperianus), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), Cumberland 
pigtoe (P. gibberum), rough pigtoe (P. plenum), fat pocketbook 
(Potamilus capax), fluted kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus subtentum), 
Cumberland monkeyface (Quadrula intermedia), and Cumberland bean 
(Villosa trabalis). Activities are proposed for studies to identify 
populations of listed species and to develop methods to minimize or 
avoid project related impacts to those populations. The scientific 
research is aimed at enhancement of survival of the species in the 
    Written data or comments should be submitted to the Regional 
Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services 
Operations, 1 Federal Drive, Fort Snelling, Minnesota 55111-4056, and 
must be received within 30 days of the date of this publication.
    Documents and other information submitted with this application are 
available for review 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, 
Ecological Services Operations, 1 Federal Drive, Fort Snelling, 
Minnesota 55111-4056. Telephone: (612) 713-5343; Fax: (612) 713-5292.

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    Dated: November 29, 2001.
Charles M. Wooley,
Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Region 3, Fort 
Snelling, Minnesota.
[FR Doc. 01-31195 Filed 12-18-01; 8:45 am]