[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 180 (Monday, September 17, 2012)]
[Page 57107]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-22812]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R4-ES-2012-N221; 40120-1112-0000-F2]

Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities 
with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species 
Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal 
permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA requires that we 
invite public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: We must receive written data or comments on the applications at 
the address given below, by October 17, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with the 
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, 
GA 30345 (Attn: Cameron Shaw, Permit Coordinator).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cameron Shaw, telephone 904/731-3191; 
facsimile 904/731-3045.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the 
following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered and threatened species pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of 
the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et 
seq.), and our regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 
50 CFR 17. This notice is provided under section 10(c) of the Act.
    If you wish to comment, you may submit comments by mail or hand-
delivery to the Fish and Wildlife Service's Regional Office (see 
ADDRESSES section) or via electronic mail (email) to 
permitsR4ES@fws.gov. Please include your name and return address in 
your email message. If you do not receive a confirmation from the Fish 
and Wildlife Service that we have received your email message, contact 
us directly at the telephone number listed above (see FOR FURTHER 
    Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comments, 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 comments to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

Permit Application Number: TE-79580A

    Applicant: Jason Butler, Lexington, Kentucky
    Applicant requests authorization to conduct presence/absence 
surveys for the Cumberland darter (Etheostoma susanae), Blackside dace 
(Chrosomus cumberlandensis), and Kentucky arrow darter (Etheostoma 
spilotum) in the Cumberland and Kentucky River drainages in Kentucky.

Permit Application Number: TE-130300

    Applicant: Paul Johnson, Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center, 
Marion, Alabama
    Applicant requests renewed authorization to collect, transport, 
house, translocate, and euthanize 54 freshwater mussel species, 9 snail 
species, and 8 fish species within Alabama.

Permit Application Number: TE-80377A

    Applicant: Michael Zavislak, Columbia, South Carolina
    Applicant requests authorization to conduct presence/absence 
surveys for Carolina heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata) in South 

Permit Application Number: TE-80381A

    Applicant: U.S. Army, Fort Campbell, Fort Campbell, Kentucky
    Applicant requests authorization to conduct scientific studies and 
surveys on Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) and gray bats (Myotis 
grisescens). These surveys will be conducted on Fort Campbell, in 
Tennessee and Kentucky.

Permit Application Number: TE-81756A

    Applicant: Jason Robinson, Lexington, Kentucky
    Applicant requests reauthorization to conduct scientific studies 
and surveys on the following species:

Indiana bat Myotis sodalis
Gray bat Myotis grisescens
Virginia big-eared bat Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus

    These surveys will be conducted in Kentucky, North Carolina, 
Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana.

    Dated: September 6, 2012.
Mark J. Musaus,
Acting Regional Director.
[FR Doc. 2012-22812 Filed 9-14-12; 8:45 am]