[Federal Register: November 16, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 221)]
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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; request for comment.


SUMMARY: We invite the public to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with endangered species.

DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or 
before December 17, 2007.

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 (telephone: 
503-231-2063; 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: Linda Belluomini, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above Portland address (telephone: 503-231-2063; fax: 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for 
scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered species pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered 
Species Act (16 U.S.C. 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.

Permit No. TE-043638

Applicant: Directorate of Public Works, U.S. Army, Schofield Barracks, 

    The permittee requests an amendment to take (capture and release, 
band, collect biological samples, and conduct nest searches) the Oahu 
elepaio (Chasiempis sandwichensis ibidis) in conjunction with genetic 
and disease research, and life history studies, on the Island of Oahu 
in the State of Hawaii, for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-146768

Applicant: Arleone Dibben-Young, Kaunakakai, Molokai, Hawaii.

    The permittee requests an amendment to take (collect biological 
samples) the Hawaiian coot (Fulica americana alai) in conjunction with 
avian influenza research on the Island of Molokai in the State of 
Hawaii for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Public Review of Comments

    We solicit public review and comment on these recovery permit 
applications. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail 
address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you 
should be aware that your entire comment--including your personal 
identifying information--may be made publicly available at any time. 
While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal 
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we 
will be able to do so.
    Comments and materials received will be available for public 
inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the above 

    Dated: September 24, 2007.
Renne R. Lohoefener,
Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. E7-22414 Filed 11-15-07; 8:45 am]