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Notice of Permit Modification Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978

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National Science Foundation.


Notice of Permit Modification Request Received and Permit Issued Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, Public Law 95-541.


The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a notice of requests to modify permits issued to conduct activities regulated and permits issued under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. NSF has published regulations under the Antarctic Conservation Act at title 45 part 670 of the Code of Federal Regulations. This is the required notice of a requested permit modification and permit issued.

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Li Ling Hamady, ACA Permit Officer, Division of Polar Programs, Rm. 755, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230. Or by email:

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The Foundation issued a permit (ACA 2015-005) to Matthew Lazzara on September 17, 2014. The issued permit allowed the applicant to enter Cape Hallett (ASPA 106) to service and upgrade a weather station.

Now the applicant proposes a modification to his permit to enter ASPA 106 during the 2015-2016 season to complete the work that was unfinished during the 2014-2015 season. The Environmental Officer has reviewed the modification request and has determined that the amendment is not a material change to the permit, and it will have a less than a minor or transitory impact.

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DATES: October 21-November 10, 2015

The permit modification was issued on August 24, 2015.

Nadene G. Kennedy,

Polar Coordination Specialist, Division of Polar Programs.

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[FR Doc. 2015-21361 Filed 8-27-15; 8:45 am]