Marine Protected Areas Center New England Region Public Dialogue Meeting, 20528-20529 [05-7944]

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 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 75 / Wednesday, April 20, 2005 / Notices written statements to the e-mail, fax, or mailing address below. A written summary of the meeting will be posted on the Web site within one month of its occurrence. The meeting will be held Monday, May 16, 2005 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. e.d.t. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 350 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine 04101. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Kelsey, National System Development Coordinator, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland, 20910. (Phone: 301–713– 3155 ext. 230, Fax: 301–713–3110); e-mail: mpa.comments@noaa.gov; or visit the National MPA Center Web site at http://mpa.gov/national_system/. These forums are intended to solicit the public’s views regarding the development of a national system of MPAs. All input received via these dialogues, e-mail, or fax will be for the public record and considered in developing a draft proposal for a national system of MPAs. At this preliminary stage in the effort to develop the national system, NOAA does not intend to respond to any comments received via these dialogues, e-mail, fax, or mail. Once a draft proposal is developed for the national system of MPAs, NOAA will publish it in the Federal Register for formal public comment and will subsequently provide a formal response to comments received. Matters To Be Considered: Executive Order 13158 (May 26, 2000) calls for the development of a national system of MPAs. These forums are intended to solicit the public’s views concerning the development of a national system of MPAs. Refer to the Web page listed above for background information concerning these dialogues and the development of the national system of MPAs. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: April 13, 2005. Eldon Hout, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. [FR Doc. 05–7944 Filed 4–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P VerDate jul<14>2003 16:34 Apr 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 041505A] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a working meeting, which is open to the public. DATES: The GMT meeting will be held Monday, May 23, 2005 from 1 p.m. until business for the day is completed. The GMT meeting will reconvene Tuesday, May 24 through Friday, May 27, from 8:30 a.m. until business for the day is completed. ADDRESSES: The GMT meeting will be held at the Pacific Fishery Management Council office, West Conference Room, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon 97220–1384. Telephone: 503–820–2280. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John DeVore, Groundfish Management Coordinator; telephone: 503–820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the GMT meeting is to discuss groundfish management measures in place for the spring and summer months and consider inseason adjustments to ongoing West Coast groundfish fisheries, respond to assignments relating to implementation of the Council’s groundfish strategic plan, discuss new groundfish stock assessments, discuss implementation strategies for Groundfish Fishery Management Plan Amendment 18, discuss alternatives for specifying and protecting West Coast groundfish essential fish habitat, discuss a range of alternatives for developing an individual quota (or dedicated access) program for the West Coast limited entry trawl fishery, discuss alternative revision rules for adopted groundfish rebuilding plans, and address other assignments relating to groundfish management. No management actions will be decided by the GMT. The GMT’s role will be development of recommendations for consideration by PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20529 the Council at its June meeting in Foster City, California. Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the GMT for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal GMT action during this meeting. GMT action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the GMT’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at 503–820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: April 15, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–1856 Filed 4–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 041505D] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Groundfish Stock Assessment Review (STAR) Panel for Pacific ocean perch, darkblotched rockfish, and cabezon will hold a work session which is open to the public. DATES: The Pacific ocean perch, darkblotched rockfish, and cabezon STAR Panel will meet beginning at 8 a.m., Monday, May 16, 2005. The meeting will continue through Friday, May 20, 2005 beginning at 8 a.m. every morning. The meetings will end at 5 p.m. each day, or as necessary to complete business. ADDRESSES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific information regarding dates, times and locations for the meetings. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE E:\FR\FM\20APN1.SGM 20APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 75 (Wednesday, April 20, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20528-20529]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-7944]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Marine Protected Areas Center New England Region Public Dialogue 
Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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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

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written statements to the e-mail, fax, or mailing address below. A 
written summary of the meeting will be posted on the Web site within 
one month of its occurrence.

DATES: The meeting will be held Monday, May 16, 2005 from 7 p.m. to 
9:30 p.m. e.d.t.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Maine Research 
Institute, 350 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine 04101.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Kelsey, National System 
Development Coordinator, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 
East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland, 20910. (Phone: 301-713-3155 
ext. 230, Fax: 301-713-3110); e-mail: mpa.comments@noaa.gov; or visit 
the National MPA Center Web site at http://mpa.gov/national_system/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: These forums are intended to solicit the 
public's views regarding the development of a national system of MPAs. 
All input received via these dialogues, e-mail, or fax will be for the 
public record and considered in developing a draft proposal for a 
national system of MPAs. At this preliminary stage in the effort to 
develop the national system, NOAA does not intend to respond to any 
comments received via these dialogues, e-mail, fax, or mail. Once a 
draft proposal is developed for the national system of MPAs, NOAA will 
publish it in the Federal Register for formal public comment and will 
subsequently provide a formal response to comments received.
    Matters To Be Considered: Executive Order 13158 (May 26, 2000) 
calls for the development of a national system of MPAs. These forums 
are intended to solicit the public's views concerning the development 
of a national system of MPAs. Refer to the Web page listed above for 
background information concerning these dialogues and the development 
of the national system of MPAs.

    Dated: April 13, 2005.
Eldon Hout,
Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management.
[FR Doc. 05-7944 Filed 4-19-05; 8:45 am]
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