[Federal Register: January 17, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 12)]
[Page 2566-2567]
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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.).

DATES: Written data or comments on these applications must be received, 
at the address given below, by February 18, 2003.

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: Victoria Davis, Permit Biologist). Telephone: 404/
679-4176; Facsimile: 404/679-7081.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victoria Davis, Telephone: 404/679-
4176; Facsimile: 404/679-7081.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 victoria_davis@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 listed above (see FURTHER 
INFORMATION). Finally, you may hand deliver comments to the Service 
office listed below (see ADDRESSES). Our practice is to make comments, 

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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. However, we will not 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 entirety.

Applicant: Edwards-Pitman Environmental, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, 
Florida, TE063179-0.

    The applicant requests authorization to take (survey, capture, 
translocate, and release) the following mussels and fishes: Fat three-
ridge mussel (Amblema neislerii), Chipola slabshell (Elliptio 
chipolaensis), purple bankclimber (Ellptoideus sloatianus), upland 
combshell (Epioblasma metastriata), southern acornshell (Epioblasma 
othcaloogensis), fine-lined pocketbook (Lampsilis altilis), shiny-rayed 
pocketbook (Lampsilis subangulata), Alabama moccasinshell (Medionidus 
acutissimus), Coosa moccasinshell (Medinidus acutissimus), Gulf 
moccasinshell (Medinidus penicillatus), Ochlockonee moccasinshell 
(Medionidus simpsonianus), Southern clubshell (Pleurobema decisum), 
Southern pigtoe (Pleurobema georgianum), Ovate clubshell (Pleurobema 
perovatum), oval pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme), triangular kidneyshell 
(Ptychobranchus greeni), short nose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum), 
blue shiner (Cyprinella caerulea), Cherokee darter (Etheostoma scotti), 
Etowah darter (Ethostoma etowahae), Amber darter (Percina antesella), 
goldline darter (Percina aurolineata), Conasauga logperch (Percina 
jenkinsi), and snail darter (Percina tanasi). The proposed activities 
will take place throughout the state of Georgia.

Applicant: South Carolina Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Cheraw, South 
Carolina, Gary P. Haught, TE063183-0.

    The applicant requests authorization to harass red-cockaded 
woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) while installing squirrel and snake 
excluder devices on active and non-active cluster trees with cavities. 
The proposed activities will take place in the Cheraw State Park, South 

Applicant: Trent Alan Farris, Foley, Alabama, TE064856-0.

    The applicant requests authorization to take (survey, capture, 
mark, tag, and release) the following species: Alabama beach mouse 
(Peromyscus polionotus ammobates), Perdido Key beach mouse (Peromyscus 
polionotus trissyllepsis), Choctawhatchee beach mouse (Peromyscus 
polionotus allophrys), and Saint Andrew beach mouse (Peromyscus 
polionotus peninsularis). Take will occur while conducting presence and 
absence population surveys, studying population status and 
distributions, translocating individuals to augment populations, and 
radio tagging for scientific purposes. The proposed activities will 
take place in Alabama and Florida.

Applicant: Samuel Paul Atkinson; Shaw, McLeod, Belser, and Hurlbutt; 
Sumter, South Carolina, TE064882-0.

    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, band, 
release, monitor nests, and install artificial cavity inserts) red-
cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) while conducting presence and 
absence surveys. The surveys will be conducted throughout the species 
historical range.

    Dated: December 19, 2002.
J. Mitch King,
Acting Regional Director.
[FR Doc. 03-1064 Filed 1-16-03; 8:45 am]