Endangered Fish and Wildlife; National Environmental Policy Act; Right Whale Ship Strike Reduction Regulations; Public Hearings, 40482-40483 [E6-11272]

Download as PDF 40482 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 136 / Monday, July 17, 2006 / Notices Dated: July 7, 2006. Steven R. Barnum, Director, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E6–11260 Filed 7–14–06; 8:45 am] academic, tribal, governmental and other national interests. BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 070306B] Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open public meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of meetings of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). This will be the second of two meetings held in fiscal year 2006 to review and advise NOAA on management policies for living marine resources. Agenda topics are provided under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. All full Committee sessions will be open to the public. DATES: The meetings will be held July 25, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and July 27, 2006, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Courtyard Marriott Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, 925 Westlake Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, (206) 213–0100. Requests for special accommodations may be directed to MAFAC, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1315 EastWest Highway #9508, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurel Bryant, MAFAC Executive Director; telephone: (301) 713–2379 x171. As required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, notice is hereby given of meetings of MAFAC. MAFAC was established by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) on February 17, 1971, to advise the Secretary on all living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. This committee advises and reviews the adequacy of living marine resource policies and programs to meet the needs of commercial and recreational fisheries, and environmental, state, consumer, rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:41 Jul 14, 2006 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Matters to be Considered National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration July 25, 2006 [I.D. 040704A] The meeting will begin with opening remarks and introductions from Dr. William T. Hogarth, Assistant Administrator for Fisheries and representatives of the Northwest Regional Office and Fisheries Science Center. The Committee will receive a review of the inaugural Sustainable Fisheries Leadership Awards held in June 2006, which the Committee helped to establish, and receive a presentation and request for input on a long term seafood information and outreach product the agency intends to launch on the internet within the next year. Next, the committee will receive an update on offshore aquaculture legislation, receive a presentation of aquaculture research occurring within the region, and discuss the overall direction and future of domestic and global aquaculture. The afternoon will include discussing the scope, focus and strategy for producing a public document intended to outline the roadmap of issues to be addressed in fisheries in the next 20 years. Endangered Fish and Wildlife; National Environmental Policy Act; Right Whale Ship Strike Reduction Regulations; Public Hearings July 26, 2006 No full Committee meeting will take place. Subcommittees will meet 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The full Committee will then visit a regional research facility in Manchester, WA. July 27, 2006 The Subcommittees will meet from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The full committee will reconvene from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to receive, discuss, and take final actions and votes. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Laurel Bryant, MAFAC Executive Director; telephone: (301) 713–2379 x171. Dated: July 11, 2006. William T. Hogarth, Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–11271 Filed 7–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public hearings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: NMFS will hold three public hearings in August 2006, to receive public comments on the North Atlantic right whale ship strike reduction strategy and draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) in Boston, MA; Baltimore, MD; and Jacksonville, FL. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION under the heading ≥Hearing Dates, Times, and Locations≥ for the dates and locations of the public hearings. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Gribbon, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910; telephone: (301) 713–2322. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 7, 2006, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Notice of Availability (NOA) in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the DEIS for implementation of the operational measures of the Right Whale Ship Strike Reduction Strategy for public comment and review. The public comment period on the DEIS is from July 7, 2006, to September 5, 2006. The public has the opportunity to submit comments on the document using following methods: (1) E-mail: ShipStrike.EIS@noaa.gov. (2) Mail: Chief, Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Conservation Division, Attn: Right Whale Ship Strike Reduction Strategy DEIS, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. (3) Facsimile (fax) to: 301-427-2522, Attn: Right Whale Ship Strike Reduction StrategyDEIS. (4) Public Hearings: Submit oral or written comments at public hearings for the DEIS. NMFS has scheduled three public hearings on the DEIS. The purpose of these hearings is to provide an opportunity for the public to submit oral or written comments on the DEIS. The DEIS and information on these hearings can be found at ≤http:// www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike/. E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 136 / Monday, July 17, 2006 / Notices Hearing Dates, Times, and Locations The dates, times and locations of the hearings are as follows: Tuesday, August 8, 2006 Jacksonville, FL 1-4 p.m. – University of North Florida, University Center, Board of Trustees Room, 1200 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224. Thursday, August 10, 2006 Baltimore, MD 1-4 p.m. – Maryland Science Center, MSC Theater, 601 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230. Monday, August 14, 2006 - Boston, MA 1-4 p.m. – Thomas (Tip) O’Neill, Federal Building, Auditorium, 10 Causeway Street, Boston, MA 02222. Special Accommodations These hearings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Jessica Gribbon, at (301) 713-2322, ext.153, at least 7 working days prior to the hearing date. Dated: July 11, 2006. Stewart Harris, Acting Chief, Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–11272 Filed 7–14–06; 8:45 am] of that document on the Applicant and all the parties in this proceeding. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible online at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on July 27, 2006. http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible online at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on July 17, 2006. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–11264 Filed 7–14–06; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BILLING CODE 6717–01–P BILLING CODE 3510–22–S 40483 Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–11239 Filed 7–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RP05–672–003] DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY East Tennessee Natural Gas, LLC; Notice of Explanation of Terms Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission July 11, 2006. [Docket No. PR06–6–002] [Docket No. EL06–52–002] New York Power Authority v. Consolidated Edison Company; Notice of Filing rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES July 11, 2006. Take notice that on July 6, 2006, Consolidated Edison Company filed a chart of tabulation of interest that it paid on the principal amount of refund that was erroneously not included in its refund report filed on June 20, 2006. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:41 Jul 14, 2006 Jkt 208001 Dow Pipeline Company; Notice of Compliance Filing July 5, 2006. Take notice that on May 10, 2006, Dow Pipeline Company filed a revised Statement of Operating Conditions in compliance with the Commission’s letter order issued on April 26, 2006, in Docket Nos. PR06–6–000 and PR06–6– 001. Any person desiring to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rule 211 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211). Protests to this filing will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Such protests must be filed on or before the date as indicated below. Anyone filing a protest must serve a copy of that document on all the parties to the proceeding. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Take notice that on May 15, 2006, East Tennessee Natural Gas, LLC (East Tennessee) filed an explanation in Docket No. RP05–672–003 to comply with a Commission order dated May 4, 2006 approving East Tennessee’s pro forma tariff proposal to establish eastend pooling rights on its system (May 4 Order). (115 FERC ¶ 61,142 (2006)) East Tennessee had filed the east-end pooling proposal as required by Article IV of a Settlement approved by Commission order dated October 26, 2005. (113 FERC ¶ 61,099 (2005)) The May 4 Order noted that the proposal did not revise subsection 3.2 (Delivery Points) of Rate Schedule FT–GS (Pro Forma Sheet No. 123) to provide delivery point pooling rights. Therefore, the May 4 Order conditionally accepted East Tennessee’s filing subject to East Tennessee either revising the pro forma tariff language by adding delivery point pooling rights to subsection 3.2 of Rate Schedule FT–GS, or explaining why the proposal fully complied with Article IV of the Settlement. Any person desiring to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rule 211 of the Commission’s Rules of E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 136 (Monday, July 17, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40482-40483]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-11272]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 040704A]


Endangered Fish and Wildlife; National Environmental Policy Act; 
Right Whale Ship Strike Reduction Regulations; Public Hearings

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public hearings.

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SUMMARY: NMFS will hold three public hearings in August 2006, to 
receive public comments on the North Atlantic right whale ship strike 
reduction strategy and draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) in 
Boston, MA; Baltimore, MD; and Jacksonville, FL.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION under the heading 
Hearing Dates, Times, and Locations for the dates 
and locations of the public hearings.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Gribbon, Office of Protected 
Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910; 
telephone: (301) 713-2322.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 7, 2006, the Environmental 
Protection Agency (EPA) published a Notice of Availability (NOA) in the 
Federal Register announcing the availability of the DEIS for 
implementation of the operational measures of the Right Whale Ship 
Strike Reduction Strategy for public comment and review. The public 
comment period on the DEIS is from July 7, 2006, to September 5, 2006. 
The public has the opportunity to submit comments on the document using 
following methods:
    (1) E-mail: ShipStrike.EIS@noaa.gov.
    (2) Mail: Chief, Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Conservation 
Division, Attn: Right Whale Ship Strike Reduction Strategy DEIS, Office 
of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 
20910.
    (3) Facsimile (fax) to: 301-427-2522, Attn: Right Whale Ship Strike 
Reduction StrategyDEIS.
    (4) Public Hearings: Submit oral or written comments at public 
hearings for the DEIS.
    NMFS has scheduled three public hearings on the DEIS. The purpose 
of these hearings is to provide an opportunity for the public to submit 
oral or written comments on the DEIS. The DEIS and information on these 
hearings can be found at >http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike/.

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Hearing Dates, Times, and Locations

    The dates, times and locations of the hearings are as follows:
    Tuesday, August 8, 2006 - Jacksonville, FL 1-4 p.m. - University of 
North Florida, University Center, Board of Trustees Room, 1200 Alumni 
Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224.
    Thursday, August 10, 2006 - Baltimore, MD 1-4 p.m. - Maryland 
Science Center, MSC Theater, 601 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230.
    Monday, August 14, 2006 - Boston, MA 1-4 p.m. - Thomas (Tip) 
O'Neill, Federal Building, Auditorium, 10 Causeway Street, Boston, MA 
02222.

Special Accommodations

    These hearings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Jessica Gribbon, at (301) 713-
2322, ext.153, at least 7 working days prior to the hearing date.

    Dated: July 11, 2006.
Stewart Harris,
Acting Chief, Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Conservation Division, 
Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-11272 Filed 7-14-06; 8:45 am]
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