[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 214 (Friday, November 4, 2011)]
[Pages 68500-68501]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-28577]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R4-ES-2011-N129; 40120-1112-0000-F5]

Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities 
with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species 
Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal 
permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA requires that we 
invite public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: We must receive written data or comments on the applications at 
the address given below, by December 5, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with the 
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 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: The public is invited to comment on the 
following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered and threatened species pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of 
the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) 
and our regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 
part 17. This notice is provided under section 10(c) of the Act.
    If you wish to comment, you may submit comments by any one of the

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following methods. You may mail comments to the Fish and Wildlife 
Service's Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or via electronic 
mail (email) to: permitsR4ES@fws.gov. Please include your name and 
return address in your email message. If you do not receive a 
confirmation from the Fish and Wildlife Service that we have received 
your email message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed 
above (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section). Finally, you may 
hand deliver comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service office listed 
above (see ADDRESSES section).
    Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comments, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comments to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

Permit Application Number: TE-47898A

Applicant: National Park Service, Appalachian Highlands Inventory 
and Monitoring Network, Asheville, North Carolina.

    Applicant requests authorization to take by capture for 
identification purposes, the tuxedo (duskytail) darter (Etheostoma 
lemniscatum) and the spotfin chub (Erimonax monachus). This activity 
will provide data on populations of these species in Tennessee and 

Permit Application Number: TE-89074

Applicant: Wetland and Ecological Consultants, LLC., Atlanta, 

    Applicant requests renewal of authorization to take during 
presence/absence surveys the following endangered species; Etowah 
darter (Etheostoma etowahae), amber darter (Percina antesella), 
conasauga logperch (Percina jenkinsi), coosa moccasinshell 
(Medionidus parvulus), southern pigtoe (Pleurobema georgianum), fat 
threeridge (Amblema neisleri), shiny-rayed pocketbock (Hamiota 
subangulata), gulf moccasinshell (Medionidus penicillatus), oval 
pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme) and cylindrical lioplax (Lioplax 
cyclostomaformis). This survey work will be conducted in Georgia.

Permit Application Number: TE-111326

Applicant: Chris Fleming, Nashville, Tennessee.

    Applicant is requesting renewal of authorization to conduct 
presence/absence surveys, sweeps and relocation of Nashville 
crayfish in Davidson and Williamson Counties, Tennessee.

Permit Application Number: TE-54848A

Applicant: Advanced Ecological Management, LLC, Reed City, Michigan.

    Applicant requests authorization to take (collect, identify and 
release) the following mussel species; Ovate clubshell (Pleurobema 
perovatum), Inflated heelsplitter (Potamilus inflatus), stirrup 
shell mussel (Quadrula stapes) and heavy pigtoe (Pleurobema 
taitianum) for the purpose of conducting a presence/absence survey 
on the Tombigbee River in Alabama.

    Dated: October 6, 2011.
Jacquelyn B. Parrish,
Acting Regional Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-28577 Filed 11-3-11; 8:45 am]