Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
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.
We must receive written data or comments on the applications at the address given below, by October 16, 2013.
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: David Dell, Permit Coordinator).
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
David Dell, Permit Coordinator, telephone 404-679-7313; facsimile 404-678-7081.
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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 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 following methods. You may mail comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service's Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or send them 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). Finally, you may hand-deliver comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service office listed above (see ADDRESSES).
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: TE00657B
Applicant: Jesse Robinson, Lexington, Kentucky.
The applicant requests authorization to take (survey, capture, handle, tag, and release) blackside dace (Chrosomus cumberlandensis) and Cumberland darter (Etheostoma susanae) for the purpose of conducting presence/absence/population surveys and assisting in species recovery efforts.
Permit Application Number: TE171493-1B
Applicant: Memphis Zoo, Memphis, Tennessee.
The applicant requests authorization to amend their current permit to take (capture, handle, treat, hold in captivity, transport, euthanize, release) and captive-breed dusky gopher frogs (Rana sevosa) for the purpose of maintenance and management of a captive assurance colony that will perpetuate genetic lineages without exceeding captive carrying capacity.
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Dated: September 5, 2013.
Acting Regional Director.
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