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or organize comments by referencing a DATES: Comments must be submitted reports and an interim report on surveys
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part directly to the Service (see ADDRESSES in Mexico received after the comment
or section number. section) on or before August 4, 2005. period closed, as well as status survey
c. Explain why you agree or disagree; Any comments received after the reports for Sycamore Canyon and the
suggest alternatives and substitute closing date may not be considered in Northern Altar Valley which we
language for your requested changes. the 12-month finding for this petition. anticipate receiving in early July. We
d. Describe any assumptions and ADDRESSES: If you wish to comment, deem these considerations as sufficient
provide any technical information and/ you may submit your comments and cause to reopen the comment period.
or data that you used. materials by any one of several methods:
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burdens, explain how you arrived at and information by mail or hand- Our practice is to make comments,
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comments by the comment period All comments and materials received, your comments. However, we will not
deadline identified. as well as supporting documentation consider anonymous comments. To the
II. Additional Information used in preparation of the 90-day extent consistent with applicable law,
finding, will be available for public we will make all submissions from
For additional information, see the organizations or businesses, and from
Direct Final Rule which is located in the inspection, by appointment, during
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address. (Please telephone Christos Mima Falk, Arizona Ecological Services, Authority
Panos at (312) 353–8328 before visiting Tucson Suboffice, 201 N. Bonita Ave.,
The authority for this action is the
the Region 5 Office.) Tucson, Arizona 85745 (520) 670–6150
Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16
ext. 225).
Dated: June 16, 2005. U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).
Margaret Guerriero, Dated: July 15, 2005.
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 5. Background Marshall P. Jones Jr.,
[FR Doc. 05–14600 Filed 7–22–05; 8:45 am] On January 7, 2002, we received a Acting Director, Fish and Wildlife Service.
BILLING CODE 6560–50–P petition dated January 2, 2002, [FR Doc. 05–14556 Filed 7–22–05; 8:45 am]
requesting that we list the Gentry indigo BILLING CODE 4310–55–P
bush as an endangered species with
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR critical habitat. On January 25, 2005, we
made our 90-day administrative finding DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Fish and Wildlife Service on the petition to list the Gentry indigo
bush under the Act in which we found National Oceanic and Atmospheric
50 CFR Part 17 that the petition presented substantial Administration
information indicating that listing the
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife Gentry indigo bush may be warranted 50 CFR Part 216
and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a (70 FR 5401; February 2, 2005).
Petition To List the Gentry Indigo [Docket No. 050630175–5175–01; I.D.
Therefore, we initiated a status review 083104A]
Bush, Dalea tentaculoides, as an to determine if listing the species is
Endangered Species warranted. The review comment period RIN 0648–AS98
AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, closed on April 4, 2005.
Pursuant to 50 CFR 424.16(c)(2), we Taking and Importing Marine
may extend or reopen a comment period Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals
ACTION: Notice of reopening of public Incidental to Construction and
comment period. upon finding that there is good cause to
do so. The original comment period Operation of Offshore Oil and Gas
SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and closed before the Gentry indigo bush Facilities in the Beaufort Sea
Wildlife Service (Service), announce the flowering season. One of the primary AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries
reopening of the public comment period characters for this species’ identification Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and
for the status review initiated by the 90- can only be seen on the flower. We are Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
day finding on a petition to list Gentry reopening the comment period in order Commerce.
indigo bush (Dalea tentaculoides). The to accept additional status and survey ACTION: Proposed rule; request for
original public comment period closed information obtained after April 4, 2005, comments and information.
on April 4, 2005. This action will allow that we believe is significant and may
all interested parties an opportunity to affect our determination of the status of SUMMARY: NMFS has received a request
submit information on the status of the the species, and to allow appropriate from BP Exploration (Alaska), 900 East
species under the Endangered Species public comment on these materials. Benson Boulevard, Anchorage, AK
Act of 1973, as amended (Act). These survey materials include trip 99519 (BP) for renewal of an

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