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Receipt of Applications for Permit

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AGENCY:

Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Start Printed Page 55446

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 October 14, 2004.

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 applications 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 090113

Applicant: Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens, Chicago, IL.

The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from ill and dead chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) from the Gombe Stream Reserve, Tanzania for the purpose of scientific research and veterinary diagnosis. This notice covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a period of five years.

PRT-090216

Applicant: University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, TN.

The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from captive-held cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) in various Australian zoo for the purpose of scientific research and veterinary diagnosis of feline coronavirus. This notice covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a period of five years.

Marine Mammals

The public is invited to comment on the following applications for a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered marine mammals and/or marine mammals. The applications were 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 Part 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-092677

Applicant: Gregory Williamson, Fort Worth, TX.

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.

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Dated: September 3, 2004.

Michael L. Carpenter,

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

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[FR Doc. 04-20695 Filed 9-13-04; 8:45 am]

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