[Federal Register: May 27, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 102)]
[Page 28830]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Issuance of Permit for Incidental Take of Threatened Species

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


    On December 31, 1998, a notice was published in the Federal 
Register (63 FR 72321), that an application had been filed with the 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by Waterman Realty Company, Winchester 
Creek Limited Partnership, for a permit to incidentally take, pursuant 
to section 10(a)(1)(B) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 
1539), as amended, Delmarva fox squirrels (Sciurus niger cinereus) on 
the proposed 56 acre housing development pursuant to the terms of the 
Home Port on Winchester Creek Housing Development Habitat Conservation 
    Notice is hereby given that on May 13, 1999, as authorized by the 
provisions of the Act, the Service issued a permit (PRT-006310), to the 
above named party subject to certain conditions set forth therein. The 
permit was granted only after it was determined that it was applied for 
in good faith; that by granting the permit it will not be to the 
disadvantage of the endangered species; and that it will be consistent 
with the purposes and policy set forth in the Act as amended.
    Additional information on this permit action may be requested by 
contacting the Chesapeake Bay Field Office, 177 Admiral Cochrane Drive, 
Annapolis, Maryland, 21401, 410-573-4500 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. 
and 4:00 p.m. weekdays.

    Dated: May 14, 1999.
Ralph C. Pisapia,
Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services.
[FR Doc. 99-13445 Filed 5-25-99; 8:45 am]