National Science Foundation.
Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, Public Law 95-541.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a notice of permit applications received to conduct activities regulated 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 permit applications received.
Interested parties are invited to submit written data, comments, or views with respect to this permit application by August 19, 2016. This application may be inspected by interested parties at the Permit Office, address below.
Comments should be addressed to Permit Office, Room 755, Division of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22230.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Nature McGinn, ACA Permit Officer, at the above address or ACApermits@nsf.gov.
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The National Science Foundation, as directed by the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-541), as amended by the Antarctic Science, Tourism and Conservation Act of 1996, has developed regulations for the establishment of a permit system for various activities in Antarctica and designation of certain animals and certain geographic areas a requiring special protection. The regulations establish such a permit system to designate Antarctic Specially Protected Areas.
1. Applicant—Permit Application: 2017-009
Glenn McClure, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454
Activity for Which Permit Is Requested
ASPA entry. The applicant is an artist supported by the National Science Foundation's Antarctic Artists & Writers Program. The applicant would like to visit Cape Royds, ASPA 121, to make audio recordings of Adelie penguins that will be incorporated into musical compositions as a means to share the Antarctic natural world with the general public.
ASPA 121, Cape Royds, Ross Island.
October 19-November 20, 2016.
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Nadene G. Kennedy,
Polar Coordination Specialist, Division of Polar Programs.
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