[Federal Register: November 22, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 224)]
[Page 67934]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Issuance of Permit for Incidental Take of Threatened Species for 
the Elizabeth Cross Roads Property, Elbert County, CO

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Issuance of Permit for Incidental Take of Endangered 


SUMMARY: On December 16, 2003, a notice was published in the Federal 
Register (Vol. 68 No. 241 FR 70028), that an Application had been filed 
with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) by the Elizabeth 
Cross Roads, LLC, for a permit to incidentally take, under section 
10(a)(1)(B) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1539), as 
amended, Preble's meadow jumping mouse, Zapus hudsonius preblei, 
pursuant to the terms of the ``Environmental Assessment/Habitat 
Conservation Plan for Issuance of an Endangered Species Section 
10(a)(1)(B) Permit for the Incidental Take of the Preble's Meadow 
Jumping Mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei) for the Elizabeth Cross Roads 
Property in Elbert County, Colorado.''
    Notice is hereby given that on September 23, 2004, as authorized by 
the provisions of the Endangered Species Act, the Service issued a 
permit (TE-079424-0) to the above named party subject to certain 
conditions set forth therein. The permit was granted only after the 
Service determined that it was applied for in good faith, that granting 
the permit would not be to the disadvantage of the threatened species, 
and that it would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth 
in the Endangered Species Act, as amended.
    Additional information on this permit action may be requested by 
contacting the Colorado Field Office, 755 Parfet Street, Suite 361, 
Lakewood, Colorado 80215, telephone (303) 275-2370, between the hours 
of 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

    Dated: September 24, 2004.
Elliott N. Sutta,
Acting Deputy Regional Director, Denver, Colorado.
[FR Doc. 04-25784 Filed 11-19-04; 8:45 am]