[Federal Register: November 29, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 230)]
[Page 71191]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Application

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Receipt of applications for recovery permits.


SUMMARY: The following applicants have applied for permits to conduct 
scientific research and/or enhancement under the Endangered Species Act 
of 1973 (ESA). The Fish and Wildlife Service has received applications 
for recovery permits from Mr. Joeseph E. Duchamp, West Lafayette, 
Indiana; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis, Tennessee; and Missouri 
Department of Conservation, Jackson, Missouri.

DATES: Submit comments on or before December 30, 2002.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the Regional 
Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, 1 
Federal Drive, Fort Snelling, Minnesota 55111-4056.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Peter Fasbender at (612) 713-5343, 
or by Fax at (612) 713-5292, e-mail: peter_fasbender@fws.gov.


Permit Number TE060840

    Applicant: Joeseph E. Duchamp, West Lafayette, Indiana, requests a 
permit to take (capture, handle and release) the Indiana bat (Myotis 
sodalis) throughout the Upper Wabash River basin in Indiana. The 
scientific research is aimed at enhancement of survival of the species 
in the wild.

Permit Number TE060841

    Applicant: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis, Tennessee, 
requests a permit to take (capture, handle and release) Curtis' 
pearlymussel (Epioblasma florentina curtisi), pink mucket pearlymussel 
(Lampsilis abrupta), fat pocketbook mussel (Potamilus capax) and 
orange-footed pearlymussel (Plethobasus cooperianus) throughout 
Illinois and Missouri. The scientific research is requested for project 
impact assessment.

Permit Number TE060998

    Applicant: Missouri Department of Conservation, Jackson, Missouri, 
requests a permit to take (capture, mark, and release) pallid sturgeon 
(Scaphirhynchus albus) in the Middle Mississippi River between the 
confluences of the Missouri and Ohio Rivers, Missouri. The scientific 
research is aimed at enhancement of survival of the species in the 
    Documents and other information submitted with these applications 
are available for review by any party who requests a copy of such 
documents from the following office within 30 days of the date of 
publication of this notice: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological 
Services, 1 Federal Drive, Fort Snelling, Minnesota 55111-4056, peter--
fasbender@fws.gov, telephone (612) 713-5343, or Fax (612) 713-5292.

    Authority: This notice is provided pursuant to section 10(c) of 
the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531, et 
seq.); 50 CFR 17.22.

    Dated: November 12, 2002.
TJ Miller,
Acting Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Region 3, Fort 
Snelling, Minnesota.
[FR Doc. 02-30160 Filed 11-27-02; 8:45 am]