Marine Mammals; File No. 1079-1828, 61867 [E7-21553]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 211 / Thursday, November 1, 2007 / Notices held twice each year in the spring and TABLE 1. REPRESENTATION ON THE HMS AP BY SECTOR AND SPECIES fall. The meetings may be held in FOR TERMS EXPIRING ON DECEMBER conjunction with public hearings. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 971 et seq. and 1801 31, 2007. et seq. Species Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial Commercial Environmental Environmental Environmental Recreational Recreational Recreational Recreational mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Sector HMS HMS HMS Tuna Tuna Shark HMS HMS Billfish Billfish HMS Tuna NMFS does not believe that each potentially affected organization or individual must necessarily have its own representative, but each sector must be adequately represented. The intent is to have a group that, as a whole, reflects an appropriate and equitable balance and mix of interests given the responsibilities of the AP. Criteria for membership include one or more of the following: (1) experience in the HMS recreational fishing industry; (2) experience in the HMS commercial fishing industry; (3) experience in fishery-related industries (e.g., marinas, bait and tackle shops); (4) experience in the scientific community working with HMS; and/or (5) representation of a private; non-governmental; regional, national, or international organization representing marine fisheries, environmental, governmental, or academic interests dealing with HMS. Five additional members on the AP include one member representing each of the following Councils: New England Fishery Management Council, the MidAtlantic Fishery Management Council, the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, and the Caribbean Fishery Management Council. The AP also includes 22 ex-officio participants: 20 representatives of the coastal states and two representatives of the interstate commissions (the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission). NMFS will provide the necessary administrative support, including technical assistance, for the AP. However, NMFS will not compensate participants with monetary support of any kind. Depending on availability of funds, members may be reimbursed for travel costs related to the AP meetings. C. Meeting Schedule Meetings of the AP will be held as frequently as necessary but are routinely VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:40 Oct 31, 2007 Jkt 214001 Dated: October 29, 2007. Samuel D. Rauch III, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–21534 Filed 10–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S 61867 216.33(4)), the application has been withdrawn. Dated: October 26, 2007. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–21553 Filed 10–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC40 Marine Mammals; File No. 1079–1828 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; withdrawal of application. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that an application, submitted by Peter Scheifele, University of Connecticut, 3636 Horsebarn Hill Road, Unit 4040, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, to conduct research on cetaceans and pinnipeds has been withdrawn. ADDRESSES: The documents related to this action are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301)713–2289; fax (301)427–2521; and Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930–2298; phone (978)281–9300; fax (978)281–9394. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jaclyn Daly or Amy Sloan, (301)713– 2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 5, 2006, a notice was published in the Federal Register (71 FR 38136) that an application for a scientific research permit had been filed by Peter Scheifele, University of Connecticut. The applicant had requested authorization to conduct acoustic studies on cetaceans and pinnipeds being rehabilitated at the Mystic Aquarium, Connecticut. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 211 (Thursday, November 1, 2007)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E7-21553]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC40


Marine Mammals; File No. 1079-1828

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

ACTION: Notice; withdrawal of application.

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SUMMARY:  Notice is hereby given that an application, submitted by 
Peter Scheifele, University of Connecticut, 3636 Horsebarn Hill Road, 
Unit 4040, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, to conduct research on cetaceans 
and pinnipeds has been withdrawn.

ADDRESSES:  The documents related to this action are available for 
review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices:
    Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 
20910; phone (301)713-2289; fax (301)427-2521; and
    Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930-
2298; phone (978)281-9300; fax (978)281-9394.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jaclyn Daly or Amy Sloan, (301)713-
2289.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 5, 2006, a notice was published in 
the Federal Register (71 FR 38136) that an application for a scientific 
research permit had been filed by Peter Scheifele, University of 
Connecticut.
    The applicant had requested authorization to conduct acoustic 
studies on cetaceans and pinnipeds being rehabilitated at the Mystic 
Aquarium, Connecticut. However, the applicant has failed to provide 
additional information and clarification, as requested by NMFS, 
regarding the proposed activities within 60 days. Pursuant to Federal 
Regulations (50 CFR 216.33(4)), the application has been withdrawn.

    Dated: October 26, 2007.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E7-21553 Filed 10-31-07; 8:45 am]
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