[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 50 (Friday, March 14, 2014)]
[Pages 14528-14529]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-05604]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-IA-2014-N047; FXIA16710900000-145-FF09A30000]

Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.


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 Federal 
authorization is acquired that allows such activities.

DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before 
April 14, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 
22203; fax (703) 358-2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358-2104 
(telephone); (703) 358-2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email).


I. Public Comment Procedures

A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted 

    Send your request for copies of applications or comments and 
materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed 
under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication 
date, the PRT-number, and the name of the applicant in your request or 
submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an email 
or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email address 
in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond 
to your request electronically.
    Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. 
Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in 
this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include 
sufficient information with your comments to allow us to authenticate 
any scientific or commercial data you include.
    The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and 
likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those supported by 
quantitative information or studies; and (2) Those that include 
citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. We 
will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we 
receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments 
delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES).

B. May I review comments submitted by others?

    Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will 
be available for public review at the street address listed under 
ADDRESSES. The public may review documents and other information 
applicants have sent in support of the application unless our allowing 
viewing would violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. 
Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other 
personal identifying information in your comment, 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 comment to withhold your personal identifying

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information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

II. Background

    To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected 
species, and in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), along with 
Executive Order 13576, ``Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and 
Accountable Government,'' and the President's Memorandum for the Heads 
of Executive Departments and Agencies of January 21, 2009--Transparency 
and Open Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), which call on all 
Federal agencies to promote openness and transparency in Government by 
disclosing information to the public, we invite public comment on these 
permit applications before final action is taken.

III. Permit Applications

A. Endangered Species

Applicant: Wildlife World Zoo, Litchfield Park, AZ; PRT-20003B
    The applicant requests a permit to import two male and one female 
captive-bred cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) from the DeWildt Cheetah 
Breeding Center, DeWildt, South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement 
of the species through conservation education and captive propagation.
Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, Escondido, CA; PRT-17469B
    The applicant requests a permit to export two female captive-born 
California condors (Gymnogyps californianus) to the Chapultepec Zoo, 
Mexico, for the purpose of enhancement of the species through captive 
propagation and conservation education.
Applicant: Los Angeles Zoo, Los Angeles, CA; PRT-22125B
    The applicant requests a permit to export five male captive-bred 
woylie (Bettongia penicillata) to the Budapest Zoo and Botanical 
Garden, Budapest, Hungary, for the purpose of enhancement of the 
species through conservation education and captive propagation.
Multiple Applicants
    The following applicants each request a permit to import a sport-
hunted trophy of one male straight-horned markhor (Capra falconeri 
jerdoni) taken from the wild in the Torghar region of Pakistan, for the 
purpose of enhancement for the survival of the species.
Applicant: Steven Hornady, Grand Island, NE; PRT-28675B
Applicant: Jerry Brenner, West Olive, MI; PRT-28677B
Applicant: Alan Sackman, Sands Point, NY; PRT-28678B
Applicant: Barbara Sackman, Sands Point, NY; PRT-28679B
Applicant: Trevor Ahlberg, Irving, TX; PRT-28680B
Applicant: Daniel Smith, San Jose, CA; PRT-28682B
Applicant: Renee Snider, Elk Grove, CA; PRT-28684B
Applicant: Craig Boddington, Paso Robles, CA; PRT-28687B
Applicant: Joseph Smith, Fife, WA; PRT-28691B

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 2014-05604 Filed 3-13-14; 8:45 am]