[Federal Register: December 22, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 246)]
[Page 77057]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment.


SUMMARY: We invite the public to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with endangered species.

DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or 
before January 22, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Chief, Endangered Species, Ecological 
Services, 911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232-4181 (telephone: 
503-231-2063; fax: 503-231-6243). Please refer to the respective permit 
number for each application when submitting comments. All comments 
received, including names and addresses, will become part of the 
official administrative record and may be made available to the public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Belluomini, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above Portland address, (telephone: 503-231-2063; 
fax: 503-231-6243).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for 
scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered species pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered 
Species Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service (we) solicits review and comment from local, State, and Federal 
agencies, and the public on the following permit requests.

Permit No. TE-135949

Applicant: AECOS, Inc., Kaneohe, Hawaii

    The applicant requests a permit to remove/reduce to possession 
Chamaesyce slotsbergii (akoko) in conjunction with captive propagation 
on Federal lands in Hawaii for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-702631

Applicant: Regional Director, Portland, Oregon

    The permittee requests an amendment to take the picture-wing flies 
(Drosophila aglaia, Drosophila differens, Drosophila hemipeza, 
Drosophila heteroneura, Drosophila montgomeryi, Drosophila musaphilia, 
Drosophila neoclavisetae, Drosophila obatai, Drosophila ochrobasis, 
Drosophila substenoptera, and Drosophila tarphytrichia) in conjunction 
with recovery-related activities throughout the species' ranges in 
Hawaii for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-138572

Applicant: Harold L. Lyon Arboretum, Honolulu, Hawaii

    The applicant requests a permit to remove/reduce to possession any 
federally endangered plants found on National Park Service lands 
throughout the range of each species in Hawaii in conjunction with ex 
situ germplasm storage and/or controlled propagation for the purpose of 
enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-041672

Applicant: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lowell, Oregon

    The permittee requests an amendment to remove/reduce to possession 
Erigeron decumbens ssp. decumbens (Willamette Valley daisy) and 
Lomatium bradshawii (Bradshaw's lomatium) in conjunction with 
population augmentation in Lane County, Oregon, for the purpose of 
enhancing their survival.
    We solicit public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications. 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 addresses from the record, which we will honor to 
the extent allowable by law. There also may be circumstances in which 
we would withhold from the record a respondent's identity, as allowable 
by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must 
state this prominently at the beginning of your comment, but you should 
be aware that we may be required to disclose your name and address 
pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act. 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. Comments 
and materials received will be available for public inspection, by 
appointment, during normal business hours at the above address.

    Dated: November 17, 2006.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. E6-21925 Filed 12-21-06; 8:45 am]