[Federal Register: March 10, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 46)]
[Page 11193-11194]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-ES-2009-N231; 10120-1113-0000-F5]

Endangered Wildlife and Plants; Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability of a permit application; request for 


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), invite the 
public to comment on an application for a permit amendment, which would 
allow Service employees and their designated agents to conduct 
enhancement of survival activities for a plant that was recently added 
to the List of Endangered and Threatened Plants (Phyllostegia hispida). 
The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), requires that we 
solicit public comment on this permit application involving endangered 

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by 
April 9, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Endangered Species, Ecological Services, 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 911 NE 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Belluomini, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above address or by telephone (503-231-6131) or fax 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicant has applied for a 
recovery permit to conduct certain activities with an endangered 
species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). 
We are soliciting review of and comment on this

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application by local, State, and Federal agencies and the public.

Permit No. TE-702631

Applicant: Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
Portland, Oregon.

    The permittee requests a permit amendment to allow Service 
employees, and their designated agents to remove/reduce to possession 
Phyllostegia hispida (no common name), a plant endemic to the island of 
Molokai, Hawaii. The purpose of these activities is to artificially 
propagate this species to enhance its chances of survival.

Public Comments

    We are soliciting public review and comment on this recovery permit 
application. 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.
    Please refer to the permit number for the application when 
submitting comments. All comments and materials we receive in response 
to this request will be available for public inspection, by 
appointment, during normal business hours at the above address.

    Dated: January 20, 2010.
Cynthia U. Barry,
Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-4883 Filed 3-9-10; 8:45 am]