Marine Mammal Annual Report Availability, Combined Calendar Years 1999 and 2000, 51841 [05-17330]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 168 / Wednesday, August 31, 2005 / Notices Electronic Access and Filing Addresses You may submit comments by sending electronic mail to: charlasterne@fws.gov. Please submit electronic comments in an ASCII file format, and avoid the use of special characters and encryption. Identify all comments in electronic form by including ‘‘Aleutian shield fern 5Year Review Comments’’ in the title line. If you wish to provide information for this 5-year review, you may submit your comments and materials to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Alaska Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section). Our practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of respondents, available for public review during regular business hours. Respondents may request that we withhold a respondent’s identity, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name or address, you must state this request prominently at the beginning of your comment. 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We submitted the report to Congress on September 7, 2004. By this notice, we are informing you, the public, that the report is available and that copies may be obtained on request to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. ADDRESSES: You should submit written requests for copies to: Publications Unit, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Conservation Training Center, Route 1, Box 166, Shepherd Grade Road, Shepherdstown, WV 25443. You may also contact that office by telephone at 1–800–344–WILD (9453). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Bowen, Division of Habitat and Resource Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Arlington, Virginia, at telephone 703–358–2161. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Department of the Interior is responsible for eight species of marine mammals, as assigned by the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.). These species are polar bear, sea and marine otters, walrus, three species of manatee, and dugong. Administrative actions discussed in our report include appropriations, status reports, research activities, scientific research and public display permits, international activities, law enforcement actions, and outer continental shelf operations and environmental studies. Dated: July 25, 2005. Mamie Parker, Assistant Director, Fisheries and Habitat Conservation. [FR Doc. 05–17330 Filed 8–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–U BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Fish and Wildlife Service Marine Mammal Annual Report Availability, Combined Calendar Years 1999 and 2000 AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of availability. ACTION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Biological Resources Discipline of the U.S. Geological Survey, have issued our combined Calendar Years 1999 and 2000 annual report on marine mammals SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<18>2005 16:33 Aug 30, 2005 Jkt 205001 Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force—Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Panel Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force Mid-Atlantic Regional Panel. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting topics are identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51841 The Mid-Atlantic Regional Panel will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2005, and 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2005. ADDRESSES: The Mid-Atlantic Regional Panel meeting will be held at Cacapon State Park, 818 Cacapon Lodge Drive, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411; (304) 258– 1022. Minutes of the meeting will be maintained in the office of Division of Environmental Quality, Chief, Branch of Invasive Species, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Suite 322, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203–1622, and will be made available for public inspection during regular business hours, Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Thompson, Mid-Atlantic Regional Panel Coordinator, 410–573–4517, Julie_Thompson@fws.gov. DATES: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), this notice announces a meeting of the ANS Task Force Mid-Atlantic Regional Panel. The ANS Task Force was established by the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990. The Mid-Atlantic Regional Panel was established by the ANS Task Force in 2003 and includes eight Mid-Atlantic States (Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia) and the District of Columbia. The Regional Panel is comprised of representatives from Federal, State, and local agencies, as well as from private environmental and commercial interests, and performs the following activities: a. Identifies priorities for activities in the Mid-Atlantic region, b. Develops and submits recommendations to the national Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, c. Coordinates aquatic nuisance species program activities in the MidAtlantic region, d. Advises public and private interests on control efforts, and e. Submits an annual report to the Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force. Topics to be addressed at this meeting include: Regional Panel business (standard operating procedures and membership), international ballast water standards, a spotlight on the northern snakehead (Channa argus), development and implementation of an ANSTF management plan, status of ANS management plans in the MidAtlantic Region, updates on ANS Task Force activities and the National Aquatic Invasive Species Act, and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service


Marine Mammal Annual Report Availability, Combined Calendar Years 
1999 and 2000

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Biological 
Resources Discipline of the U.S. Geological Survey, have issued our 
combined Calendar Years 1999 and 2000 annual report on marine mammals 
under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of the Interior, as 
required by section 103(f) of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972. 
Our report covers the periods of January 1 to December 31, 1999, and 
January 1 to December 31, 2000. We submitted the report to Congress on 
September 7, 2004. By this notice, we are informing you, the public, 
that the report is available and that copies may be obtained on request 
to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

ADDRESSES: You should submit written requests for copies to: 
Publications Unit, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National 
Conservation Training Center, Route 1, Box 166, Shepherd Grade Road, 
Shepherdstown, WV 25443. You may also contact that office by telephone 
at 1-800-344-WILD (9453).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Bowen, Division of Habitat and 
Resource Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Arlington, 
Virginia, at telephone 703-358-2161.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Department of the Interior is 
responsible for eight species of marine mammals, as assigned by the 
Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et 
seq.). These species are polar bear, sea and marine otters, walrus, 
three species of manatee, and dugong. Administrative actions discussed 
in our report include appropriations, status reports, research 
activities, scientific research and public display permits, 
international activities, law enforcement actions, and outer 
continental shelf operations and environmental studies.

    Dated: July 25, 2005.
Mamie Parker,
Assistant Director, Fisheries and Habitat Conservation.
[FR Doc. 05-17330 Filed 8-30-05; 8:45 am]
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