[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 10 (Thursday, January 15, 1998)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2407-2408]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-993]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service


Issuance of Permit for Marine Mammals

    On May 26, 1997, a notice was published in the Federal Register, 
Vol. 62, No. 58, Page 14438, that an application had been filed with 
the Fish and Wildlife Service by John Hoyer, Brillion, WI, for a permit 
(PRT-826773) to import a sport-hunted polar bear (Ursus maritimus) 
trophy, taken from the Northern Beaufort Sea population, Northwest 
Territories, Canada for personal use.
    Notice is hereby given that on December 23, 1997, as authorized by 
the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) the Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the 
requested permit subject to certain conditions set forth therein.
    On October 10, 1997, a notice was published in the Federal 
Register, Vol. 62, No. 197, Page 53016, that an application had been 
filed with the Fish and Wildlife Service by the University of Alaska 
Museum, Fairbanks, AK for a permit (PRT-832903) to import biological 
specimens of polar bear (Ursus maritimus), walrus (Odobenus rosmarus), 
and sea otter (Enhydra lutris) for the purpose of scientific research.
    Notice is hereby given that on December 22, 1997, as authorized by 
the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) the Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the 
requested permit subject to certain conditions set forth therein.
    On October 21, 1997, a notice was published in the Federal 
Register, Vol. 62, No. 203, Page 54648, that an application had been 
filed with the Fish and Wildlife Service by Lawrence Epping, Salem, OR, 
for a permit (PRT-835236) to import a sport-hunted polar bear (Ursus 
maritimus) trophy, taken from the Lancaster Sound population, Northwest 
Territories, Canada prior to April 30, 1994, for personal use.
    Notice is hereby given that on December 12, 1997, as authorized by 
the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) the Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the 
requested permit subject to certain conditions set forth therein.
    On October 10, 1997, a notice was published in the Federal 
Register, Vol. 62, No. 197, Page 53016, that an application had been 
filed with the Fish and Wildlife Service by Randy Deeter, Anchorage, 
AK, for a permit (PRT-834963) to import a sport-hunted polar bear 
(Ursus maritimus) trophy, taken from the Lancaster Sound population, 
Northwest Territories, Canada. The bear Mr. Deeter hunted was taken 
from the Southern Beaufort Sea population. The original notice was 
incorrect.
    Notice is hereby given that on December 16, 1997, as authorized by 
the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) the Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the 
requested permit subject to certain conditions set forth therein.
    On October 10, 1997, a notice was published in the Federal 
Register, Vol. 62, No. 197, Page 53016, that an application had been 
filed with the Fish and Wildlife Service by Frederick Steudler, Jr., 
Conestoga, PA, for a permit

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(PRT-834952) to import a sport-hunted polar bear (Ursus maritimus) 
trophy, taken from the McClintock Channel population, Northwest 
Territories, Canada for personal use.
    Notice is hereby given that on December 16, 1997, as authorized by 
the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) the Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the 
requested permit subject to certain conditions set forth therein.
    On November 5, 1997, a notice was published in the Federal 
Register, Vol. 62, No. 214, Page 59876, that an application had been 
filed with the Fish and Wildlife Service by Madeline Kay, Juniper 
Hills, CA, for a permit (PRT-835807) to import a sport-hunted polar 
bear (Ursus maritimus) trophy, taken from the Foxe Basin population, 
Northwest Territories, Canada prior to April 30, 1994, for personal 
use.
    Notice is hereby given that on January 6, 1998, as authorized by 
the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) the Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the 
requested permit subject to certain conditions set forth therein.
    On November 5, 1997, a notice was published in the Federal 
Register, Vol. 62, No. 214, Page 59876, that an application had been 
filed with the Fish and Wildlife Service by Clifford Senter, Plaistow, 
NH, for a permit (PRT-835809) to import a sport-hunted polar bear 
(Ursus maritimus) trophy, taken from the Lancaster Sound population, 
Northwest Territories, Canada prior to April 30, 1994, for personal 
use.
    Notice is hereby given that on January 6, 1998, as authorized by 
the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) the Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the 
requested permit subject to certain conditions set forth therein.
    Documents and other information submitted for these applications 
are available for review by any party who submits a written request to 
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Management Authority, 
4401 North Fairfax Drive, Rm 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203. Phone 
(703) 358-2104 or Fax (703) 358-2281.

    Dated: January 9, 1998.
MaryEllen Amtower,
Acting Chief, Branch of Permits, Office of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 98-993 Filed 1-14-98; 8:45 am]
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