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Federal Register / Vol. 66, No.

142 / Tuesday, July 24, 2001 / Notices 38417

a.m. until 4 p.m., and the SSC meeting DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Assessment. The Finding of No
will convene on Thursday, August 9, Significant Impact was signed on May 4,
2001, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. National Oceanic and Atmospheric 2001. Permit 1307 was issued on May 4,
Administration 2001, authorizing take of listed species.
ADDRESSES: All meetings will be held at
the Embassy Suites Hotel, 8000 Tartak [I.D. 071301C] The take of juvenile coho salmon from
St., Isla Verde, Carolina, Puerto Rico. injury and mortality is estimated to be
Endangered and Threatened Species; 1,400 fish to 2,500 fish. Total mortality
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Take of Anadromous Fish of adult coho salmon is estimated to be
Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 200 to 1,200 fish. Permit 1307 expires
268 Muñoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries May 4, 2002.
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918–2577; Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Issuing the permit was based on a
telephone: (787) 766–5926. Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), finding that Grants Pass Irrigation
Commerce. District has met the permit issuance
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The AP,
and SSC will meet to discuss the items ACTION: Issuance of permit 1307. criteria of 50 CFR 222.22 (c). The permit
contained in the following agenda: took effect for listed covered species on
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that
May 4, 2001. For unlisted covered
AP Meeting NMFS has issued a permit, on May 4, species, the permit will take effect upon
2001, to the Grants Pass Irrigation the listing of a species as endangered,
Amendment to the Reeffish Fishery District of Grants Pass, OR, that
Management Plan (FMP) and for a species listed as threatened, on
authorizes incidental take of the effective date of a rule under section
Sustainable Fisheries Act (SFA) anadromous fish listed under the 4(d) of the ESA prohibiting take of the
Other Business Endangered Species Act (ESA), subject species.
to certain conditions set forth therein.
SSC Meeting Authority
ADDRESSES: Habitat Conservation
Amendment to the Reeffish FMP Division, NWR, 525 NE Oregon St, The permit was issued under the
SFA Portland OR 97232–2737,phone:503– authority of section 10 (a)(1)(B) of the
Other Business 231–2377, fax: 503–231–6893. Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA)
The meetings are open to the public, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. (16 U.S.C. 1531–1543). The permit
and will be conducted in English. Nancy Munn, Portland, OR, phone:503– issuance is based on a finding that such
However, simultaneous interpretation 231–6269, fax: 503–231–6893, e-mail: permit: (1) was applied for in good faith;
(Spanish-English) will be available nancy.munn@noaa.gov . (2) would not operate to the
during the AP meeting (August 8, 2001). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The disadvantage of the listed species which
Fishers and other interested persons are following ESA-listed evolutionary are the subject of the permits; and (3) is
invited to attend and participate with significant units (ESUs) are covered in consistent with the purposes and
oral or written statements regarding this notice: policies set forth in section 2 of the
agenda issues. Threatened southern Oregon/northern ESA. Authority to take listed species is
California coho salmon (Oncorhynchus subject to conditions set forth in the
Although non-emergency issues not permit, in the incidental take statement
contained in this agenda may come kisutch).
In addition, Permit 1307 would of the Biological Opinion, and in the
before this group for discussion, those Habitat Conservation Plan. Permits and
issues may not be the subject of formal authorize incidental take of the
following unlisted species if they modifications are issued in accordance
action during this meeting. Action will with and are subject to the ESA and
be restricted to those issues specifically become listed prior to expiration of the
permit: Klamath Mountain Province NMFS regulations governing listed fish
identified in this notice and any issues and wildlife permits (50 CFR parts 222–
arising after publication of this notice steelhead (O. mykiss), and southern
Oregon/California coastal chinook 227).
that require emergency action under All statements and opinions
section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens salmon (O. tshawytscha).
contained in the permit action summary
Fishery Conservation and Management Permits Issued are those of the applicant and do not
Act, provided the public has been necessarily reflect the views of NMFS.
notified of the Council’s intent to take Notice was published on March 15,
final action to address the emergency. 2001 (66 FR 15080), that Grants Pass Dated: July 18, 2001.
Irrigation District filed an application Phil Williams,
Special Accommodations for an incidental take permit (1307). The Acting Chief, Endangered Species Division,
These meetings are physically applicant proposes to operate irrigation Office of Protected Resources, National
accessible to people with disabilities. diversion facilities at Savage Rapids Marine Fisheries Service.
For more information or request for sign Dam on the Rogue River, OR. The [FR Doc. 01–18414 Filed 7–23–01; 8:45 am]
language interpretation and/other permit covers activities associated with BILLING CODE 3510–22–S
auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. the operation of irrigation diversion
Miguel A. Rolón, Executive Director, facilities at Savage Rapids Dam.
Caribbean Fishery Management Council, Activities include all aspects of DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
(see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) operating the dam, including opening
and closing of the radial gates, installing National Oceanic and Atmospheric
at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Administration
and removing stoplogs, and operating
Dated: July 13, 2001. the fish ladders, the turbine and the
Richard W. Surdi, screens, and the diversion facilities. The [I.D. 061801A]
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable permit also covers monitoring activities
Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. Permits; Foreign Fishing
and related scientific experiments, as
[FR Doc. 01–18413 Filed 7–23–01; 8:45 am] described in the Habitat Conservation AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries
BILLING CODE 3510–22–S Plan and associated Environmental Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and

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