Availability of Seats for the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, 76345 [E8-29648]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 16, 2008 / Notices 1998 to assure continued public participation in the management of the sanctuary. Serving in a volunteer capacity, the advisory council’s 15 voting members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the general public. In addition, five Federal government agencies and one federally funded program serve as non-voting, ex officio members. Since its establishment, the advisory council has played a vital role in advising the sanctuary and NOAA on critical issues. In addition to providing advice on management issues facing the Sanctuary, the Council members serve as a communication bridge between constituents and the Sanctuary staff. Authority: 16 U.S.C. Sections 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: December 8, 2008. Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E8–29651 Filed 12–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council AGENCY: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce (DOC). Authority: 16 U.S.C. Sections 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: Notice and request for applications. SUMMARY: The ONMS is seeking applicants for the following vacant seats on the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council (council): Business and Industry (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 twoto-three-year terms, pursuant to the council’s Charter. DATES: Applications are due by 23 February 2009. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:09 Dec 15, 2008 Jkt 217001 Application kits may be obtained from Elizabeth.Stokes@noaa.gov Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, 175 Edward Foster Road, Scituate, MA 02066. Telephone 781–545–8026 X20l. Completed applications should be sent to the same address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further questions contact: Nathalie.Ward@noaa.gov, External Affairs Coordinator. Telephone: 781– 545–8026 X206. 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. The Advisory Council’s 21 members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the general public, plus seven local, state and federal government agencies. Since its establishment, the Council has played a vital role in advising the Sanctuary and NOAA on critical issues and is currently focused on the sanctuary’s new five-year Management Plan. The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary encompasses 842 square miles of ocean, stretching between Cape Ann and Cape Cod. Renowned for its scenic beauty and remarkable productivity, the sanctuary supports a rich diversity of marine life including 22 species of marine mammals, more than 30 species of seabirds, over 60 species of fishes, and hundreds of marine invertebrates and plants. ADDRESSES: Dated: December 12, 2008. Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E8–29648 Filed 12–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice to Renew an Existing Collection—3038–0033. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76345 abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden; it includes the actual data collection instruments [if any]. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 15, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY CONTACT: Lynn A. Bulan, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418–5143; FAX: (202) 418–5567; e-mail: lbulan@cftc.gov and refer to OMB Control No. 3038–0033. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a request for extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Title: Notification of Pending Legal Proceedings Pursuant to 17 CFR 1.60, OMB Control No. 3038– 0033—Extension The rule is designed to assist the Commission in monitoring legal proceedings involving the responsibilities imposed on contract markets and their officials and futures commission merchants and their principals by the Commodity Exchange Act, or otherwise. These rules are promulgated pursuant to the Commission’s rulemaking authority contained in Sections 4a(a), 4i, and 8a(5) of the Act, 7 U.S.C. 6a(1), 6i, and 12a(5). An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control numbers for the CFTC’s regulations were published on December 30, 1981. See 46 FR 63035 (Dec. 30, 1981). The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on October 2, 2008 (73 FR 57338). Burden statement: The respondent burden for this collection is estimated to average.10 hours per response. Respondents/Affected Entities: 157. Estimated number of responses: 1. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: .10 hours. Frequency of collection: On occasion. Send comments regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the addresses listed below. Please refer to OMB Control No. 3038–0033 in any correspondence. Lynn A. 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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: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), 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 ONMS is seeking applicants for the following vacant seats 
on the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council 
(council): Business and Industry (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 two-to-three-year terms, pursuant to the council's 
Charter.

DATES: Applications are due by 23 February 2009.

ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from 
Elizabeth.Stokes@noaa.gov Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, 
175 Edward Foster Road, Scituate, MA 02066. Telephone 781-545-8026 
X20l. Completed applications should be sent to the same address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further questions contact: 
Nathalie.Ward@noaa.gov, External Affairs Coordinator. Telephone: 781-
545-8026 X206.

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. The 
Advisory Council's 21 members represent a variety of local user groups, 
as well as the general public, plus seven local, state and federal 
government agencies. Since its establishment, the Council has played a 
vital role in advising the Sanctuary and NOAA on critical issues and is 
currently focused on the sanctuary's new five-year Management Plan.
    The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary encompasses 842 
square miles of ocean, stretching between Cape Ann and Cape Cod. 
Renowned for its scenic beauty and remarkable productivity, the 
sanctuary supports a rich diversity of marine life including 22 species 
of marine mammals, more than 30 species of seabirds, over 60 species of 
fishes, and hundreds of marine invertebrates and plants.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. Sections 1431, et seq.
(Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary 
Program)

    Dated: December 12, 2008.
Daniel J. Basta,
Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean 
Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-29648 Filed 12-15-08; 8:45 am]
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