Availability of Seats for the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, 65565-65566 [07-5766]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 21, 2007 / Notices participants in the fisheries of the EEZ in the western Pacific. II. Method of Collection Paper submissions and telephone calls are required from participants. Methods of submittal include mailing and facsimile transmission of paper forms. III. Data OMB Number: 0648–0490. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 232. Estimated Time per Response: Main Hawaiian Islands longline prohibited area exemptions, 2 hours; NWHI bottomfish limited entry permit renewals, 1 hour; all other permit applications, 30 minutes; permit appeals, 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 157. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $9,762. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) 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 other 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. Dated: November 16, 2007. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E7–22769 Filed 11–20–07; 8:45 am] pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Dated: November 16, 2007. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E7–22770 Filed 11–20–07; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:56 Nov 20, 2007 Jkt 214001 Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Reporting Requirements for the Ocean Salmon Fishery Off the Coasts of Washington, Oregon, and California. OMB Approval Number: 0648–0433. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 10. Number of Respondents: 40. Average Hours per Response: 15 minutes. Needs and Uses: Timely and accurate accounting of salmon catch data for a regulatory area subject to quota management is necessary for quota assessment. The requirements to land salmon within specific time frames and in specific areas may be implemented to aid in the catch monitoring process. If unsafe weather conditions or mechanical problems prevent compliance with landing requirements, salmon fishermen are exempt, provided the appropriate notification is made as specified annually in the preseason regulations. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, (202) 395–3897. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, FAX number (202) 395–7285, or David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65565 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for the 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). ACTION: Notice and request for applications. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary (CINMS) is seeking applicants for the following vacant seats on its Sanctuary Advisory Council (Council): Education member and alternate, Chumash Community member and alternate, Tourism alternate, Recreational fishing member and alternate, and two Public-at-large alternates. Applicants are chosen based upon: their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying, community and professional affiliations, views regarding the protection and management of marine resources, and the length of residence in the communities located near the Sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve in a volunteer capacity for 2-year terms, pursuant to the Council’s Charter. DATES: Applications are due by January 4, 2008. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Dani Lipski, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, 113 Harbor Way Suite 150 Santa Barbara, CA 93109–2315. Completed applications should be sent to the same address. Application materials are also available at: https:// www.channelislands.noaa.gov/sac/ news.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Murray, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, 113 Harbor Way Suite 150 Santa Barbara, CA 93109–2315, 805–966–7107 extension 464, michael.murray@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CINMS Advisory Council was originally established in December 1998 and has a broad representation consisting of 21 members, including ten government agency representatives and eleven members from the general public. The Council functions in an advisory capacity to the Sanctuary Superintendent. The Council works in concert with the Sanctuary E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 65566 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 21, 2007 / Notices Superintendent by keeping him or her informed about issues of concern throughout the Sanctuary, offering recommendations on specific issues, and aiding the Superintendent in achieving the goals of the National Marine Sanctuary Program. Specifically, the Council’s objectives are to provide advice on: (1) Protecting natural and cultural resources and identifying and evaluating emergent or critical issues involving Sanctuary use or resources; (2) Identifying and realizing the Sanctuary’s research objectives; (3) Identifying and realizing educational opportunities to increase the public knowledge and stewardship of the Sanctuary environment; and (4) Assisting to develop an informed constituency to increase awareness and understanding of the purpose and value of the Sanctuary and the National Marine Sanctuary Program. Authority: 16 U.S.C. Sections 1431, et. seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: November 8, 2007. Daniel J. Basta, Director, National Marine Sanctuary Program, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 07–5766 Filed 11–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Diamond Alkali Superfund Site, Passaic River, New Jersey: Notice of Availability of and Request for Comments on the Draft Natural Resource Damage Assessment Plan (Draft NRDA Plan) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. SUMMARY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (U.S. DOI), collectively acting as Federal natural resource trustees (Federal Trustees), have concluded their preliminary investigation of potential injuries to natural resources under their trusteeship that may have occurred due to releases of hazardous substances at the Diamond Alkali Superfund Site (Site). Following 43 CFR part 11, the Federal Trustees have prepared a Draft NRDA Plan outlining possible activities at this Site. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Through this notice, the public is asked pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:56 Nov 20, 2007 Jkt 214001 to provide comments on the Draft NRDA Plan within thirty (30) calendar days from the publication date of this notice. Comments can be sent to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, New Jersey Field Office, 927 N. Main Street, Pleasantville, NJ 08232, 609–383–3938 ext 26 or 21, tim_kubiak@fws.gov or melissa_foster@fws.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOAA, acting as the lead administrative trustee on behalf of itself and the U.S. DOI, have concluded their preliminary investigation of potential injuries to natural resources under their trusteeship that may have occurred as the result of releases of hazardous substances at this Site. Under 43 CFR 11, the Federal Trustees have completed a Preassessment Screen. The agencies serve as Federal Trustees under authority of Subpart G of the National Contingency Plan, 40 CFR Sections 300.600(b)(1–3), and 300.605. The Federal Trustees decided to pursue an NRDA for this Site, and have issued letters to companies identified as potentially responsible parties (PRPs) in connection with the release of hazardous substances and subsequent damages resulting from potential natural resource injuries (see Federal Register notice, Vol. 72, No. 152, p. 44498, August 9, 2007). The notice letters asked PRPs to participate in the development, performance, and funding of an NRDA. This Draft NRDA Plan was prepared by the Federal Trustees, and is the next step in the NRDA process. It documents exposure of natural resources to hazardous substances and identifies anticipated procedures for evaluating natural resource injuries potentially caused by such exposure. The Draft NRDA Plan and related documents may be found at: https:// www.darrp.noaa.gov/northeast/passaic/ index.html. Dated: November 13, 2007. Captain Ken Barton, Acting Director, Office of Response and Restoration, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E7–22712 Filed 11–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), Departmentof Commerce (DOC). AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting. SUMMARY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information on spectrum management matters. DATES: The meeting will be held on December 6, 2007, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 4830, 1401 Constitution Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. Public comments may be mailed to Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, 1401 Constitution Avenue N.W., Room 4725, Washington, D.C. 20230 or emailed to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Meredith Baker, Designated Federal Official, at (202) 482–1840 or mbaker@ntia.doc.gov; Joe Gattuso at (202) 482–0977 or jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov; and/or visit NTIA’s web site at www.ntia.doc.gov/. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Availability of Seats for the Channel Islands 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 Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary (CINMS) is 
seeking applicants for the following vacant seats on its Sanctuary 
Advisory Council (Council): Education member and alternate, Chumash 
Community member and alternate, Tourism alternate, Recreational fishing 
member and alternate, and two Public-at-large alternates. Applicants 
are chosen based upon: their particular expertise and experience in 
relation to the seat for which they are applying, community and 
professional affiliations, views regarding the protection and 
management of marine resources, and the length of residence in the 
communities located near the Sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as 
members should expect to serve in a volunteer capacity for 2-year 
terms, pursuant to the Council's Charter.

DATES: Applications are due by January 4, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Dani Lipski, Channel 
Islands National Marine Sanctuary, 113 Harbor Way Suite 150 Santa 
Barbara, CA 93109-2315. Completed applications should be sent to the 
same address. Application materials are also available at: https://
www.channelislands.noaa.gov/sac/news.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Murray, Channel Islands 
National Marine Sanctuary, 113 Harbor Way Suite 150 Santa Barbara, CA 
93109-2315, 805-966-7107 extension 464, michael.murray@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CINMS Advisory Council was originally 
established in December 1998 and has a broad representation consisting 
of 21 members, including ten government agency representatives and 
eleven members from the general public. The Council functions in an 
advisory capacity to the Sanctuary Superintendent. The Council works in 
concert with the Sanctuary

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Superintendent by keeping him or her informed about issues of concern 
throughout the Sanctuary, offering recommendations on specific issues, 
and aiding the Superintendent in achieving the goals of the National 
Marine Sanctuary Program. Specifically, the Council's objectives are to 
provide advice on: (1) Protecting natural and cultural resources and 
identifying and evaluating emergent or critical issues involving 
Sanctuary use or resources; (2) Identifying and realizing the 
Sanctuary's research objectives; (3) Identifying and realizing 
educational opportunities to increase the public knowledge and 
stewardship of the Sanctuary environment; and (4) Assisting to develop 
an informed constituency to increase awareness and understanding of the 
purpose and value of the Sanctuary and the National Marine Sanctuary 
Program.

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

(Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary 
Program)

    Dated: November 8, 2007.
Daniel J. Basta,
Director, National Marine Sanctuary Program, National Ocean Service, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 07-5766 Filed 11-20-07; 8:45 am]
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