Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting, 14780-14781 [E9-7234]

Download as PDF 14780 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 61 / Wednesday, April 1, 2009 / Notices meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at 7 p.m., at the Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research, NOAA/NCNERR Administration Building Auditorium, 101 Pivers Island Road, Beaufort, North Carolina. The Kachemak Bay (Alaska) National Estuarine Research Reserve evaluation site visit will be held April 28–May 1, 2009. One public meeting will be held during the week. The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at 6 p.m., at the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, Seminar Room, 95 Sterling Highway, Homer, Alaska. ADDRESSES: Copies of states’ most recent performance reports, as well as OCRM’s evaluation notification and supplemental information request letters to the states, are available upon request from OCRM. Written comments from interested parties regarding these National Estuarine Research Reserves are encouraged and will be accepted until 15 days after the last public meeting held for a Reserve. Please direct written comments to Kate Barba, Chief, National Policy and Evaluation Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOS/NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 10th Floor, N/ORM7, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. When the evaluation is completed, OCRM will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Barba, Chief, National Policy and Evaluation Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOS/NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 10th Floor, N/ORM7, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, (301) 563–1182. Dated: March 25, 2009. David M. Kennedy, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E9–7235 Filed 3–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hydrographic Services Review Panel Meeting AGENCY: National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:46 Mar 31, 2009 Jkt 217001 ACTION: Notice of open meeting. SUMMARY: The Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) was established by the Secretary of Commerce to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on matters related to the responsibilities and authorities set forth in section 303 of the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998, its amendments, and such other appropriate matters that the Under Secretary refers to the Panel for review and advice. The public meeting will be held April 14–15, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The times and agenda topics are subject to change. Refer to the HSRP Web site listed below for the most current meeting agenda. DATE AND TIME: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, Tel: (410) 547–1200, and Fax: (410) 539–5780. LOCATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Captain Steven Barnum, NOAA, Designated Federal Official (DFO), Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service (NOS), NOAA (N/CS), 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; Telephone: 301–713–2770, Fax: 301–713–4019; e-mail: Hydroservices.panel@noaa.gov or visit the NOAA HSRP Web site at http:// nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/ hsrp.htm. The meeting will be open to the public and public comment periods will be scheduled at various times throughout the meeting. These comment periods will be part of the final agenda that will be published before the meeting date on the HSRP Web site listed above. Each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. Written comments (at least 30 copies) should be submitted to the DFO by April 3, 2009. Written comments received by the DFO after April 3, 2009, will be distributed to the HSRP, but may not be reviewed before the meeting date. Approximately 25 seats will be available for the public, on a first-come, first-served basis. Matters To Be Considered: (1) NOAA’s Next Generation Strategic Plan and agency/congressional updates; (2) Panel discussion with various stakeholders in the region on use of and interest in NOAA Navigation Services; (3) Updates on NOAA PORTS® project, NOAA’s Height Modernization, Print on Demand, Integrated Ocean and Coastal Mapping, and Arctic issues; and (4) public statements. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: March 23, 2009. Captain Steven R. Barnum, Director, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E9–7236 Filed 3–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Ocean Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee) in Annapolis, Maryland. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, April 21, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, April 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most upto-date meeting agenda. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Historic Inns of Annapolis, 58 State Circle, Annapolis, Maryland. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Designated Federal Officer, MPA FAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301–713–3100 x136, Fax: 301–713–3110); e-mail: lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov; or visit the National MPA Center Web site at http://www.mpa.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee, composed of external, knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by the Department of Commerce (DOC) to provide advice to the Secretaries of Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of Executive Order 13158 on MPAs. The meeting will be open to public participation from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, and from 8:35 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, April 23, 2009. In general, each individual or group will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. If members of the public wish to submit written statements, they should be submitted to the Designated Federal Official by April 17, 2009. Matters to be Considered: The Committee will hear a panel E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 61 / Wednesday, April 1, 2009 / Notices presentation and discussion on evaluation of the national system, and will consider draft reports and recommendations from the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee and the Review and Evaluation Subcommittee. It will also hear an update on NOAA’s Next Generation Strategic Plan and presentations on the development of the national system of marine protected areas, including the gap analysis processes and education and outreach initiatives. Representatives from NOAA and the Department of Interior have been invited to present on the Administration’s vision for ocean conservation. Committee members and the public are also invited to attend a ceremony to announce the first sites accepted into the National System of Marine Protected Areas. The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http://www.mpa.gov. Dated: March 25, 2009. David M. Kennedy, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. [FR Doc. E9–7234 Filed 3–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XO40 Unified Synthesis Product Development Committee AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. SUMMARY: A major activity of the Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) is the production of a series of 21 Synthesis and Assessment Products (SAPs) that are designed to inform and aid decision making by policy makers, resource managers, stakeholders, the media, and the general public on issues related to global climate change. The Unified Synthesis Product (USP) Development Committee (USPDC), established by a Decision Memorandum on February 29, 2008, is the Federal Advisory Committee charged with responsibility to develop a draft USP that will synthesize the information contained in the 21 SAPs in the context of other recent climate and global change scientific studies and formal assessments. Please note that meeting location, times, and agenda topics described here are subject to change. Meeting information will be available online on the USPDC website: VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:38 Mar 31, 2009 Jkt 217001 http://www.climate.noaa.gov/ index.jsp?pg=./ccsp/ unifiedlsynthesis.jsp DATES: The meeting will convene at 8 a.m. on Thursday, April 16, 2009 and adjourn at 5:30 p.m. on that day. The location will be the US Climate Change Science Program Office, 1717 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Christopher D. Miller, USPDC DFO and the Program Manager, NOAA/OAR/ Climate Program Office, Climate Change Data and Detection Program Element, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 12239, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; telephone 301–734–1241, e-mail: Christopher.D.Miller@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Status The meeting will be open to public participation and will include a 30minute public comment period on April 16, 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. (check the USPDC website to confirm this time and the room in which the meeting will be held). Seats will be available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. In general, each individual or group wishing to make a statement that addresses the agenda topics (see Matters To Be Considered) will be allotted a total time of five (5) minutes. Written comments (at least 35 copies) that address the agenda topics will also be accepted and should be received by the USPDC Designated Federal Official (DFO) by April 6, 2009 to provide sufficient time for review. Written comments received after April 6 will be distributed to the USPDC, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Matters To Be Considered The meeting will discuss a roll-out strategy for the USP and various aspects of outreach activities that will be employed to disseminate the information in the final report. Dated: March, 23, 2009. Captain Todd Stiles, Executive Director, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [FR Doc. E9–7201 Filed 3–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–12–S CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service. PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 14781 Notice. SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the proposed renewal of its AmeriCorps*VISTA Recovery Act Progress Report Supplement (OMB Control Number 3045–0131), the previously approved Progress Report will expire on September 30, 2009. This extension without changes reflects the Corporation’s intent to continue to collect data around the results of Recovery Act funded VISTA activities. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section by June 1, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by any of the following methods: (1) By Mail Sent to: Corporation for National and Community Service, Attn. Craig Kinnear, Program Analyst, Room 9103A, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the Corporation’s mailroom at Room 8100 at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday except Federal holidays. (3) By Fax to: (202) 565–2789, Attention Mr. Craig Kinnear, Program Analyst. (4) Electronically through the Corporation’s E-Mail Address System: ckinnear@cns.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 61 (Wednesday, April 1, 2009)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-7234]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Ocean Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Marine Protected 
Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee) in Annapolis, Maryland.

DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, April 21, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 
5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, 
April 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. These times and the agenda topics 
described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed 
below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Historic Inns of Annapolis, 
58 State Circle, Annapolis, Maryland.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Designated Federal 
Officer, MPA FAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East 
West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301-713-3100 x136, 
Fax: 301-713-3110); e-mail: lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov; or visit the 
National MPA Center Web site at http://www.mpa.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee, composed of external, 
knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by 
the Department of Commerce (DOC) to provide advice to the Secretaries 
of Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of 
Executive Order 13158 on MPAs. The meeting will be open to public 
participation from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, 
and from 8:35 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, April 23, 2009. In 
general, each individual or group will be limited to a total time of 
five (5) minutes. If members of the public wish to submit written 
statements, they should be submitted to the Designated Federal Official 
by April 17, 2009.
    Matters to be Considered: The Committee will hear a panel

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presentation and discussion on evaluation of the national system, and 
will consider draft reports and recommendations from the Scientific and 
Technical Subcommittee and the Review and Evaluation Subcommittee. It 
will also hear an update on NOAA's Next Generation Strategic Plan and 
presentations on the development of the national system of marine 
protected areas, including the gap analysis processes and education and 
outreach initiatives. Representatives from NOAA and the Department of 
Interior have been invited to present on the Administration's vision 
for ocean conservation. Committee members and the public are also 
invited to attend a ceremony to announce the first sites accepted into 
the National System of Marine Protected Areas. The agenda is subject to 
change. The latest version will be posted at http://www.mpa.gov.

    Dated: March 25, 2009.
David M. Kennedy,
Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management.
[FR Doc. E9-7234 Filed 3-31-09; 8:45 am]
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