[Federal Register: July 28, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 145)]
[Page 42869-42870]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with endangered species.

DATES: We must receive written data or comments on these applications 
at the address given below, by August 28, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with these 
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

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Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, Georgia 30345 (Attn: Victoria 
Davis, Permit Biologist).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victoria Davis, telephone 404/679-
4176; facsimile 404/679-7081.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the 
following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered and threatened species. This notice is provided under 
section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). If you wish to comment, you may submit comments 
by any one of the following methods. You may mail comments to the 
Service's Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or via electronic 
mail (e-mail) to victoria_davis@fws.gov. Please include your name and 
return address in your e-mail message. If you do not receive a 
confirmation from the Service that we have received your e-mail 
message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed above (see 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section). Finally, you may hand deliver 
comments to the Service office listed above (see ADDRESSES section).
    Our practice is to make comments, including names and home 
addresses of respondents, available for public review during regular 
business hours. Individual respondents may request that we withhold 
their home address from the administrative record. We will honor such 
requests to the extent allowable by law. There may also be other 
circumstances in which we would withhold from the administrative record 
a respondent's identity, as allowable by law. If you wish us to 
withhold your name and address, you must state this prominently at the 
beginning of your comments. However, we will not consider anonymous 
comments. We will make all submissions from organizations or 
businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as 
representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available 
for public inspection in their entirety.

Applicant: Bernard R. Kuhajda, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 
Alabama, TE129505-0.

    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
release) the Cahaba shiner (Notropis cahabae) and the goldline darter 
(Percina aurolineata) while conducting population surveys and while 
determining the negative impacts a polluted tributary, Shades Creek, 
may have on the fish community and the species in the Cahaba River. The 
activities would occur in the Cahaba River (Mobile Basin) near the Bibb 
and Shelby County Line, Alabama.

Applicant: HMB Professional Engineers, Inc., Frankfort, Kentucky, 

    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
relocate nest, release) the following species: Southern acornshell 
(Epioblasma othcaloogensis), gray bat (Myotis grisescens), Indiana bat 
(Myotis sodalis), Cumberland bean pearlymussel (Villosa trabalis), 
purple bean (Villosa perpurpurea), green blossom pearlymussel 
(Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum), turgid blossom pearlymussel 
(Epioblasma turgidula), yellow blossom pearlymussel (Epioblasma 
florentina florentina), catspaw (=purple cat's paw pearlymussel) 
(Epioblasma obliquata obliquata), slender chub (Erimystax cahni), 
spotfin chub (Erimonax monachus), Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma 
brevidens), upland combshell (Epioblasma metastriata), Nashville 
crayfish (Orconectes shoupi), blackside dace (Phoxinus 
cumberlandensis), amber darter (Percina antesella), bluemask darter 
(Etheostoma sp.), boulder darter (Etheostoma wapiti), duskytail darter 
(Etheostoma percnurum), slackwater darter (Etheostoma boschungi), snail 
darter (Percina tanasi), bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), 
Appalachian elktoe (Alasmidonta raveneliana), Cumberland elktoe 
(Alasmidonta atropurpurea), fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), triangular 
kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus greenii), Alabama lampmussel (Lampsilis 
virescens), pale lilliput pearlymussel (Toxolasma cylindrellus), 
Conasauga logperch (Percina jenkinsi), pygmy madtom (Noturus stanauli), 
smoky madtom (Noturus baileyi), yellowfin madtom (Noturus flavipinnis), 
winged mapleleaf (Quadrula fragosa), royal marstonia snail (Pyrgulopsis 
ogmorhaphe), Coosa moccasinshell (Medionidus parvulus), Appalachian 
pearlymussel monkeyface (Quadrula sparsa), Cumberland pearlymussel 
(Quadrula intermedia), pink pearlymussel mucket (Lampsilis abrupta), 
oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), birdwing pearlymussel 
(Conradilla caelata), cracking pearlymussel (Hemistena lata), dromedary 
pearlymussel (Dromus dromas), littlewing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula), 
Cumberland pigtoe (Pleurobema gibberum), finerayed pigtoe (Fusconaia 
cuneolus), rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum), shiny pigtoe (Fusconaia 
cor), southern pigtoe (Pleurobema georgianum), orangefoot pearlymussel 
pimpleback (Plethobasus cooperianus), rough rabbitsfoot (Quadrula 
cylindrica strigillata), tan riffleshell (Epioblasma florentina walkeri 
(E. walkeri)), ring pink (Obovaria retusa), Anthony's riversnail 
(Athearnia anthonyi), blue shiner (Cyprinella caerulea), painted snake 
coiled forest snail (Anguispira picta), spruce-fir moss spider 
(Microhexura montivage), Carolina northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys 
sabrinus coloratus), pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus), and white 
pearlymussel wartyback (Plethobasus cicatricosus) while conducting 
presence/absence surveys. The proposed activities would occur 
throughout the State of Tennessee.

Applicant: Iowa State University, Brent J. Danielson, Ames, Iowa, 

    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, band, 
release) the Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) and 
Perdido Key beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus trissyllepsis) while 
conducting presence/absence surveys and population estimates. The 
proposed activities would occur in Baldwin County, Alabama, from the 
extreme west end of Morgan peninsula to the eastern edge of Baldwin 
County and the Alabama State line.

Applicant: Nadia Spencer, Key Largo, Florida, TE130177-0.

    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, relocate, 
release) the Key Largo woodrat (Neotoma floridana smallii), Key Largo 
cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola), and the Stock Island 
tree snail (Orthalicus reses reses) while conducting presence/absence 
surveys and relocation activities. The proposed activities would occur 
in Key Largo and the Florida Keys, Monroe County, Florida.

Applicant: James A. Carpenter, Nashville, Tennessee, TE130941-0.

    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, examine, 
release) the Nashville crayfish (Orconectes shoupi) while conducting 
presence/absence surveys. The proposed activities would occur in the 
Mill Creek watershed, Davidson and Williamson Counties, Tennessee.

    Dated: July 12, 2006.
Cynthia K. Dohner,
Acting Regional Director, Southeast Region.
[FR Doc. 06-6540 Filed 7-27-06; 8:45 am]