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[Federal Register: August 2, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 148)]
[Notices]              
[Page 42424-42425]
 From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Fish and Wildlife Service

Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
ACTION: Notice of availability of permit applications; request for
comments.

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SUMMARY: The following applicant has applied for a permit to conduct
certain activities with endangered species.

DATES: We must receive any written comments on or before September 4,
2007.

ADDRESSES: Regional Director, Attn: Peter Fasbender, U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, 1 Federal Drive, Fort Snelling,
MN 55111-4056; electronic mail, <A HREF="mailto:permitsR3ES@fws.gov";>permitsR3ES@fws.gov</A>.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Peter Fasbender, (612) 713-5343.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Endangered Species

    The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et
seq.) (Act), with some exceptions, prohibits activities affecting
endangered species unless authorized by a permit from the Service.
Before issuing a permit, we invite public comment on it. Accordingly,
we invite public comment on the following applicant's permit
application for certain activities with endangered species authorized
by section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act and the regulations governing the
taking of endangered species (50 CFR 17). Submit your written data,
comments, or requests for copies of the complete applications to the
address shown in ADDRESSES.

Permit Number TE023664-15

    Applicant: Environmental Solutions and Innovations, Inc.,
Cincinnati, OH.
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take listed mussels
throughout Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio,
Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The scientific research is aimed at
enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Number TE126861-0

    Applicant: Bat Conservation and Management, Inc., Carlisle, PA.
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take the Indiana bat
(Myotis sodalis) throughout Michigan and Missouri. The scientific
research is aimed at enhancement of survival of the species in the
wild.

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Permit Number TE128263-1

    Applicant: Ecological Specialties, LLC., Symsonia, KY.
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take Indiana bat
throughout Iowa, Okalahoma, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina,
Wisconsin, Vermont, Florida, Michigan, Mississippi, Maryland, New
Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. The scientific research is
aimed at enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Number TE160180

    Applicant: Amy Halsall, Woodridge, IL.
    The applicant requests a permit to take the Indiana bat (Myotis
sodalis) throughout Illinois and Indiana. The scientific research is
aimed at enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Number TE160235

    Applicant: The Ohio Department of Transportation, Columbus, OH.
    The applicant requests a permit to take the Indiana bat (Myotis
sodalis) throughout Ohio. The scientific research is aimed at
enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Public Comments

    We solicit public review and comment on this permit application.
Please refer to the respective permit number when you submit comments.
Comments and materials we receive are available for public inspection,
by appointment, during normal business hours at the address shown in
the ADDRESSES section. Before including your address, phone number, e-
mail address, or other personal identifying information in your
comment, 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 comment to withhold your personal
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we
will be able to do so.

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

    In compliance with NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), we have made an
initial determination that the activities proposed by this permit are
categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental
assessment or environmental impact statement.

    Dated: July 12, 2007.
TJ Miller,
Chief, Endangered Species, Ecological Services, Region 3, Fort
Snelling, Minnesota.
[FR Doc. E7-15015 Filed 8-1-07; 8:45 am]

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