[Federal Register: : June 9, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 110)]
[Page 32811-32812]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R4-ES-2010-N112; [40120-1112-0000-F5]

Emergency Issuance of Endangered Species Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have waived the 
30-day public notice period and have issued endangered species permits 
to address emergency situations resulting from the Mississippi Canyon 
252 oil spill.

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ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with the permits 
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: U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30345 
(Attn: Cameron Shaw, Permit Coordinator).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cameron Shaw, telephone 904/731-3191; 
facsimile 904/731-3045.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We have issued the following permits for 
activities with endangered and threatened species under section 
10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). We provide this notice under section 10(c) of the 
Act. Endangered Species Act regulations at title 50, Code of Federal 
Regulations (CFR) Part 17.22 allow us to waive public notice in an 
emergency situation where the life or health of an endangered animal is 
threatened and no reasonable alternative is available to the applicant.
    The following permittees have been authorized to receive and 
retain, for greater than 45 days, Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), 
hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), 
green (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), and olive ridley 
(Lepidochelys olivacea) sea turtles for veterinary treatment or 
euthanasia under certain conditions.

TE014234, The Turtle Hospital, Marathon, Florida
TE12123A, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton, Florida
TE12392A, Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, Gulfport, Mississippi
TE12399A, Audubon Nature Institute, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, 
New Orleans, Louisiana
TE017853, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida
TE017849, Gulf World, Panama City Beach, Florida
TE12549A, Gulf Exhibition Corp., Florida's Gulfarium, Ft. Walton Beach, 

    Dated: May 25, 2010.
Mark J. Musaus,
Acting Regional Director.
[FR Doc. 2010-13925 Filed 6-8-10; 8:45 am]