[Federal Register: May 17, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 95)]
[Page 27950]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit 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 (16 USC 
1531 et seq.). The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (``we'') solicits 
review and comment from local, State, and Federal agencies, and the 
public on the following permit requests.

DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or 
before June 16, 2004.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Chief, Endangered Species, Ecological 
Services, 911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232-4181 (fax: 503-
231-6243). 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: 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 (telephone: 503-231-2063). Please refer to the respective permit 
number for each application when requesting copies of documents.


Permit No. TE-017352

    Applicant: The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, 
Saipan, Mariana Islands. The permittee requests an amendment to take 
(collect blood and mark) the Mariana swiftlet (Aerodramus bartschi) in 
conjunction with scientific research in the Mariana Islands for the 
purpose of enhancing its survival.
    We solicit public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications.

    Dated: April 30, 2004.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 04-11037 Filed 5-14-04; 8:45 am]