Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting, 20528 [05-7942]

Download as PDF 20528 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 75 / Wednesday, April 20, 2005 / Notices I. Abstract The U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service Export Assistance Centers offer their clients DOC programs, market research, and services to enable the client to begin exporting or to expand existing exporting efforts. The Information Services Order Form is used by US&FCS trade specialists in the Export Assistance Centers to collect information about clients in order to determine which programs or services would best help clients meet their export goals. This form is required for clients to order US&FCS programs and services. Certain programs are tailored for individual clients, e.g., the International Partner Search, which identifies potential overseas agents or distributors for a particular U.S. manufacturer. II. Method of Data Collection Trade specialists gather information from clients at the Export Assistance Centers. III. Data OMB Number: 0625–0143. Form Number: ITA–4096P. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Companies interested in ordering export promotion products or services. Estimated Number of Respondents: 975. Estimated Time Per Response: Range from 5 to 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 323 hours. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including (a) whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and costs) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. VerDate jul<14>2003 16:38 Apr 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 Dated: April 15, 2005. Madeleine Clayton, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E5–1863 Filed 4–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting National Ocean Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the next meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (MPAFAC) in Portland, Maine. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, May 17, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 18, 2005 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, May 19, 2005 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. These times and the agenda topics described below may be subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. The meeting will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, 1230 Congress Street, Portland, Maine 04192. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Designated Federal Officer, MPAFAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301–713–3100 x136, Fax: 301–713–3110); e-mail: lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov; or visit the National MPA Center Web site at http://www.mpa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MPAFAC, composed of external, knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by the Department of Commerce to provide advice to the Secretaries of Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of Executive Order 13158 on MPAs. The meeting will be open to public participation, with a one hour and fifteen minute time period set aside from 3:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2005, and fifty minutes set aside from 8:10 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 19, 2005 for the Committee to receive verbal comments or questions from the public. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. Copies of written statements should be submitted ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to the Designated Federal Official by Friday, May 13, 2005. Matters To Be Considered: On Tuesday, May 17, the Committee will hear from a panel representing sportfishing perspectives on the national system of marine protected areas and representatives of two regional fishery management councils. On Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday the Committee will review and discuss the Committee’s recommendations as summarized in a draft report to the Departments of Commerce and the Interior. On Thursday, May 19, the Committee will continue its consideration of recommendations and discuss the next charge to the Committee. Dated: April 7, 2005. Eldon Hout, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. [FR Doc. 05–7942 Filed 4–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Protected Areas Center New England Region Public Dialogue Meeting National Ocean Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a public meeting concerning the development of a national system of marine protected areas (MPAs) pursuant to Executive Order 13158 (May 26, 2000). The New England Region Public Dialogue will be held in Portland, Maine and is the second in a series of regional dialogues to be held around the United States to solicit input from the public concerning their views on a national system of MPAs. Additional meetings will be announced and scheduled pending available resources. Refer to the web page listed below for background information concerning the development of the national system of MPAs. Meeting room capacity is limited to 60 people, and as such interested participants are required to RSVP via the e-mail address (preferable), fax number, or phone number listed below, by no later than 5 p.m. e.d.t. on May 6, 2005. Attendance will be available to the first 60 people who respond. Those who wish to attend but cannot due to space or schedule limitations can find background materials at the web page listed below and may submit E:\FR\FM\20APN1.SGM 20APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 75 (Wednesday, April 20, 2005)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-7942]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Ocean Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the next meeting of the Marine 
Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (MPAFAC) in Portland, Maine.

DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, May 17, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 
5 p.m., Wednesday, May 18, 2005 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, 
May 19, 2005 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. These times and the agenda topics 
described below may be subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed 
below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, 1230 
Congress Street, Portland, Maine 04192.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Designated Federal 
Officer, MPAFAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East-West 
Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301-713-3100 x136, Fax: 
301-713-3110); e-mail: lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov; or visit the National 
MPA Center Web site at http://www.mpa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MPAFAC, composed of external, 
knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by 
the Department of Commerce to provide advice to the Secretaries of 
Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of Executive 
Order 13158 on MPAs. The meeting will be open to public participation, 
with a one hour and fifteen minute time period set aside from 3:45 p.m. 
to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2005, and fifty minutes set aside from 
8:10 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 19, 2005 for the Committee to 
receive verbal comments or questions from the public. In general, each 
individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a 
total time of five (5) minutes. Copies of written statements should be 
submitted to the Designated Federal Official by Friday, May 13, 2005.
    Matters To Be Considered: On Tuesday, May 17, the Committee will 
hear from a panel representing sportfishing perspectives on the 
national system of marine protected areas and representatives of two 
regional fishery management councils. On Tuesday afternoon and 
Wednesday the Committee will review and discuss the Committee's 
recommendations as summarized in a draft report to the Departments of 
Commerce and the Interior. On Thursday, May 19, the Committee will 
continue its consideration of recommendations and discuss the next 
charge to the Committee.

    Dated: April 7, 2005.
Eldon Hout,
Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management.
[FR Doc. 05-7942 Filed 4-19-05; 8:45 am]
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