Availability of Seats for the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, 61938-61939 [05-21443]

Download as PDF 61938 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 207 / Thursday, October 27, 2005 / Notices poll the domestic industry. On October 7, 2005, we issued polling questionnaires to all known domestic producers of liquid sulfur dioxide identified in the petition. On October 12, 2005, we sent a letter to the domestic producers transmitting revised scope language provided by the petitioner on October 11, 2005. The questionnaires are on file in the Central Records Unit in room B–099 of the main Department of Commerce building. We requested that each company complete the polling questionnaire and fax their responses to the Department. We will need additional time to analyze the domestic producers’ responses to our request for information. See the ‘‘Determination of Industry Support for the Petition’’ section of this notice, above. Therefore, it is necessary to extend the deadline determining the adequacy of the petition for a period not to exceed 40 days from the filing of the petition. As a result, the initiation determination is due no later than November 9, 2005. (Volume 70, Number 173) [Notices] [Page 53347–53348]. DATES: Applications are due by November 18, 2005. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Michael Murray, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, 113 Harbor Way, Suite 150, Santa Barbara, CA 93109–2315. Completed applications should be sent to the same address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacklyn Kelly, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, 113 Harbor Way, Suite 150, Santa Barbara, CA 93109– 2315, 805–966–7107 extension 371, jacklyn.kelly@noaa.gov. Authority: 16 U.S.C. section 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: October 19, 2005. Daniel J. Basta, Director, National Marine Sanctuary Program, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 05–21442 Filed 10–26–05; 8:45 am] mailed to Keeley Belva, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, 6600 Kalaniana’ole Highway, Suite 301, Honolulu Hawai’i 96825, faxed to (808) 397–2650, or returned via e-mail. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keeley Belva (see above for contact information). Authority: 16 U.S.C. Section 1431 et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: October 19, 2005. Daniel J. Basta, Director, National Marine Sanctuary Program, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 05–21441 Filed 10–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration International Trade Commission Notification BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M Availability of Seats for the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Because the Department has extended the deadline of the initiation determination, the Department will contact the International Trade Commission (‘‘ITC’’) and will make this extension notice available to the ITC. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AGENCY: Dated: October 20, 2005. Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E5–5965 File 10–26–05;8:45 am] National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Extension of application deadline. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for the Chumash Community Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce (DOC). AGENCY: Extension of the application deadline for the Chumash Community Seat. ACTION: SUMMARY: We are extending the application deadline for the Availability of Seats for the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council. The original notice was published on September 08, 2005, 14:12 Oct 26, 2005 Jkt 208001 Availability of Seats for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council AGENCY: BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 National Oceanic and Atompsheric Administration SUMMARY: The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary (HIHMWNMS) is extending the deadline for applications for both primary and alternate members of the following seats on its Sanctuary Advisory Council (Council): Education, Fishing, Hawaii County, Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Native Hawaiian, and Research. The original notice was published on August 10, 2005, (Volume 70, Number 153) [Notices] [Page 46492]. DATES: Applications are due by November 15, 2005. ADDRESSES: Application packets may be obtained from Keeley Belva (888) 55– WHALE or via e-mail at: Keeley. Belva@noaa.gov. Applications are also available on line at http:// hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov. Completed applications should be PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice and request for applications. SUMMARY: The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary (SBNMS) is seeking applicants for the following vacant seats on its Sanctuary Advisory Council (Council): Business and Industry (Member and Alternate) and Education (Alternate). Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the Sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve 2–3 year terms, pursuant to the Council’s Charter. DATES: Applications are due by December 15, 2005. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from the SBNMS Web site: http://stellwagen.nos.noaa.gov (under management) or Ruthetta Halbower 871–545–8026 extension 201 ruthetta.halbower@noaa.gov; SBNMS 175 Edward Foster Road, Scituate, MA 02066. Completed applications should be sent to the same address. E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 207 / Thursday, October 27, 2005 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nathalie War, SAC Coordinator SBNMS, 175 Edward Foster Road, Scituate, MA 02066, 781–545–8026 extension 206, nathalie.ward@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council was established in March 2001 to assure continued public participation in the management of the Sanctuary. Serving in a volunteer capacity, the Advisory Council’s 21 voting members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the general public, plus seven local, State and Federal Government jurisdictions. Since its establishment, the Advisory Council has played a vital role in advising the Sanctuary and NOAA on critical issues and is currently focused on the sanctuary’s development of a new 5-year management plan. The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary encompasses 842 square miles of ocean, stretching between Cape Ann and Cape Code. Renowned for its scenic beauty and remarkable productivity, the sanctuary supports a rich diversity of marine life including marine mammals, more than 30 species of seabirds, over 100 species of fishes, and hundreds of marine invertebrates and plants. Authority: 16 U.S.C. Section 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: October 20, 2005. Daniel J. Basta Director, National Marine Sanctuary Program, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 05–21443 Filed 10–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 102105B] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a 3-day Council meeting on November 15–17, 2005, to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 15, 2005 beginning VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:12 Oct 26, 2005 Jkt 208001 at 8:30 a.m. and on Wednesday and Thursday, November 16 and 17, beginning at 8:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, 35 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis, MA 02601; telephone: (508) 775–7775. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 Following introductions, the Council will receive reports from the Council Chairman and Executive Director, the NMFS Regional Administrator, Northeast Fisheries Science Center and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council liaisons, NOAA General Counsel and representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard, NMFS Enforcement and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. The Council will receive a report from its Magnuson-Stevens Committee which is seeking approval of additional NEFMC positions on bills to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. The afternoon session will consist of a report from the Groundfish Oversight Committee on the continued development of management measures for Framework Adjustment 42 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan (FMP). The Council will refine development of alternatives to meet Amendment 13 mortality objectives based on committee advice. Also, measures for both commercial and recreational fishermen may be discussed, including among other measures, modifications to days-at-sea, gear and possession limits for commercial vessels and modifications to bag limits, seasons and closed areas for recreational vessels. Final approval of Framework 42 measures will not be made until the January 2006 meeting. Wednesday, November 16, 2005 During the morning session, the Council will discuss and take action on a request to NMFS for reassignment of the Dogfish/Monkfish FMP responsibilities for dogfish and monkfish. The Spiny Dogfish Committee report will follow for consideration and approval of NEFMC recommendations for spiny dogfish fishery specifications for the 2006–07 fishing year and consideration of multiyear specifications (2006–08). Specifications will likely include PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61939 overall total allowable catch (TAC) levels and trip limits for spiny dogfish. Following a review of public and Advisory Panel comments and Herring Committee recommendations, the Herring Committee chairman will seek approval of a final management alternative and independent management measures for inclusion in Amendment 1 to the Herring FMP. Final management alternatives may include a limited access program for the herring fishery and a seasonal purse seine/fixed gear-only area in the inshore Gulf of Maine (GOM). Independent measures may include a proxy for maximum sustainable yield, adjustments to the herring fishery specification process, adjustments to herring management area boundaries, establishment of bycatch caps for groundfish stocks of concern, measures to address bycatch monitoring and reporting, changes to the regulatory definition of midwater trawl gear and other measures. Thursday, November 17, 2005 The morning session will begin with the Habitat Committee’s review of the Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Omnibus Amendment topics including a summary of the deliberations of the Habitat Committee and its Advisory Panel. Following a brief open comment period for the public to discuss items relevant to Council business, but not otherwise listed on the agenda, the Scallop Committee will seek final approval of Framework Adjustment 18 to the Sea Scallop FMP. Alternatives include area rotation measures, specifications for trip and days-at-sea (DAS) allocations in 2006 and 2007, a procedure to adjust the Elephant Trunk Area in 2007 and open area allocations based on surveys of scallop biomass, an increase in the crew limits for controlled access area trip exchanges, the broken trip limit exemption program and research set aside program. In the afternoon session, the Executive Director will seek approval of Council priorities of management actions for 2006. Any other outstanding business will be addressed at the end of the day. Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subjects of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 MagnusonStevens Act, provided that the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Availability of Seats for the Stellwagen Bank National Marine 
Sanctuary Advisory Council

AGENCY: National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP), National Ocean 
Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 
Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice and request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary (SBNMS) is 
seeking applicants for the following vacant seats on its Sanctuary 
Advisory Council (Council): Business and Industry (Member and 
Alternate) and Education (Alternate). Applicants are chosen based upon 
their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for 
which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; 
philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; 
and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the 
Sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve 
2-3 year terms, pursuant to the Council's Charter.

DATES: Applications are due by December 15, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from the SBNMS Web site: 
http://stellwagen.nos.noaa.gov (under management) or Ruthetta Halbower 
871-545-8026 extension 201 ruthetta.halbower@noaa.gov; SBNMS 175 Edward 
Foster Road, Scituate, MA 02066. Completed applications should be sent 
to the same address.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nathalie War, SAC Coordinator SBNMS, 
175 Edward Foster Road, Scituate, MA 02066, 781-545-8026 extension 206, 
nathalie.ward@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Stellwagen Bank National Marine 
Sanctuary Advisory Council was established in March 2001 to assure 
continued public participation in the management of the Sanctuary. 
Serving in a volunteer capacity, the Advisory Council's 21 voting 
members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the 
general public, plus seven local, State and Federal Government 
jurisdictions. Since its establishment, the Advisory Council has played 
a vital role in advising the Sanctuary and NOAA on critical issues and 
is currently focused on the sanctuary's development of a new 5-year 
management plan.
    The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary encompasses 842 
square miles of ocean, stretching between Cape Ann and Cape Code. 
Renowned for its scenic beauty and remarkable productivity, the 
sanctuary supports a rich diversity of marine life including marine 
mammals, more than 30 species of seabirds, over 100 species of fishes, 
and hundreds of marine invertebrates and plants.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. Section 1431, et seq.

    (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine 
Sanctuary Program)

    Dated: October 20, 2005.
Daniel J. Basta
Director, National Marine Sanctuary Program, National Ocean Service, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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