[Federal Register: January 6, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 3)]
[Page 572]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Denial of Permit for Marine Mammals

    On July 31, 1997, a notice was published in the Federal Register, 
Vol. 62, No. 147, Page 41072, that an application had been filed with 
the Fish and Wildlife Service by Bruce Shoeneweis for a permit (PRT-
831928) to import a sport-hunted polar bear (Ursus maritimus) trophy, 
taken from the McClintock Channel population, Northwest Territories, 
Canada for personal use.
    Notice is hereby given that on December 3, 1997, as authorized by 
the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) the Fish and Wildlife Service denied the 
requested permit.
    Documents and other information submitted for these applications 
are available for review by any party who submits a written request to 
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Management Authority, 
4401 North Fairfax Drive, Rm 430, Arlington, Virginia 22203. Phone 
(703) 358-2104 or Fax (703) 358-2281.

    Dated: December 19, 1997.
MaryEllen Amtower,
Acting Chief, Branch of Permits, Office of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 98-202 Filed 1-5-98; 8:45 am]