[Federal Register: March 2, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 40)]
[Page 10109]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permits.


SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with endangered species. We provide this 
notice pursuant to section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, 
as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).

DATES: We must receive written data or comments on these applications 
at the address given below, by April 1, 2005.

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).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victoria Davis, telephone (404) 679-
4176; facsimile (404) 679-7081.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the 
following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered and threatened species. If you wish to comment, you may 
submit comments by any one of the following methods. You may mail 
comments to the Service's Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or 
via electronic mail (e-mail) to victoria_davis@fws.gov. Please submit 
electronic comments 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 e-mail message. If you do not receive a 
confirmation from the Service that we have received your e-mail 
message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed above (see 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section). Finally, you may hand deliver 
comments to the Service office listed above (see ADDRESSES section).
    Our practice is to make comments, including 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: Share the Beach, Michael Ogden Reynolds, Gulf Shores, 
Alabama, TE100012-0.
    The applicant requests authorization to take (monitor nest, 
excavate, and hold nestlings temporarily, release) the following 
species: loggerhead (Caretta caretta), Kemp Ridley (Lepidochelys 
kempi), and green turtle (Chelonia mydas). The proposed activities 
would take place while conducting monitoring on private lands and while 
mitigating human-related mortality, by assisting hatchlings when they 
become disoriented. The proposed activities would occur on the entire 
Alabama Gulf Coast (Baldwin and Mobile Counties, Alabama).
    Applicant: Andrew C. Miller, U.S. Army Engineer District Mobile, 
Vicksburg, Mississippi, TE099764-0.
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
release) the shinyrayed pocketbook (Lampsilis subangulata), purple 
bankclimber (Elliptoideus sloatianus), and threeridge mussel (Amblema 
neislerii) while conducting presence/absence surveys. The proposed 
activities would occur in the Flint River near Albany, Dougherty 
County, Georgia.
    Applicant: USDA Forest Service, Bankhead National Forest, Double 
Springs, Alabama, TE100070-0.
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
and release) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) and gray bats (Myotis 
grisescens) while conducting presence and absence surveys, while 
assessing bat habitat availability and use on the forest, and while 
estimating population trends. The proposed activities would occur on 
national forests throughout the State of Alabama.

    Dated: February 14, 2005.
Cynthia K. Dohner,
Acting Regional Director.
[FR Doc. 05-4013 Filed 3-1-05; 8:45 am]