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Receipt of Applications for Permit

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AGENCY:

Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

SUMMARY:

The public is invited to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species and/or marine mammals.

DATES:

Written data, comments or requests must be received by May 20, 2002.

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 within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203; fax 703/358-2281.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Division of Management Authority, telephone 703/358-2104.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Endangered Species

The public is invited to comment on the following application(s) for a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species. This notice is provided pursuant to Section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.). Written data, comments, or requests for copies of these complete applications should be submitted to the Director (address above).

PRT-055055

Applicant: Clifford G. Graycheck, Jr., Lake, MI

The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus dorcas) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

PRT-054887

Applicant: William G. Hawes, Smith Center, KS

The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus dorcas) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

PRT-054962

Applicant: Alme J. Hutchins, Sierra Madre, CA

The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus Start Printed Page 19207dorcas) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

PRT-054860

Applicant: Dr. Nicola Mitchell, c/o Dr. Mary Packard, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

The applicant requests a permit to import specimens of Brother's Island tuatara (Sphenodon guntheri), derived from wild collected eggs in New Zealand, for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities conducted by the applicant over a five year period.

PRT-800411

Applicant: USFWS—National Black-Footed Ferret Conservation Center, Laramie, WY

The applicant requests a renewal of their permit to import/export live captive-born specimens, biological samples, and salvaged material of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) for the purpose of scientific research and enhancement of propagation and survival of the species as prescribed in Service recovery documents. This notification covers activities conducted by the applicant over a five year period.

Marine Mammals

The public is invited to comment on the following application(s) for a permit to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. The application(s) was submitted to satisfy requirements of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the regulations governing marine mammals (50 CFR 18). Written data, comments, or requests for copies of the complete applications or requests for a public hearing on these applications should be submitted to the Director (address above). Anyone requesting a hearing should give specific reasons why a hearing would be appropriate. The holding of such a hearing is at the discretion of the Director.

PRT-054830

Applicant: Byron Goode Sadler, Lake Jackson, TX

The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Northern Beaufort Sea polar bear population in Canada, for personal use.

PRT-055029

Applicant: Harry M. League, Arlington Heights, IL

The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Northern Beaufort Sea polar bear population in Canada, for personal use.

PRT-055028

Applicant: Francis J. Kelsch, Bechtelsville, PA

The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Northern Beaufort Sea polar bear population in Canada, for personal use.

PRT-055070

Applicant: Charles C. Marvin, West Fargo, ND.

The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Lancaster Sound polar bear population in Canada, for personal use.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has information collection approval from OMB through March 31, 2004, OMB Control Number 1018-0093. Federal Agencies may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a current valid OMB control number.

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Dated: April 5, 2002.

Michael S. Moore,

Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.

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[FR Doc. 02-9477 Filed 4-17-02; 8:45 am]

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