National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice; withdrawal of application.
Notice is hereby given that the Point Reyes Bird Observatory, 3820 Cypress Drive #11, Petaluma, California 94954, has withdrawn an application for an amendment to Permit No. 373-1868 for takes of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) incidental to research.
The documents related to this action are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices:
Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301)713-2289; fax (301)427-2521; and
Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802-4213; phone (562)980-4001; fax (562)980-4018.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Amy Sloan or Jaclyn Daly, (301)713-2289.SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
On July 10, 2007, notice was published in the Federal Register (71 FR 44020) that an application had been filed by the above-named organization for authorization to incidentally harass Steller sea lions during research on pinnipeds in California. The applicant has withdrawn the application.Start Signature
Dated: July 18, 2008.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E8-16988 Filed 7-23-08; 8:45 am]
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