Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Provisions; Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fishery; 2010 Fishing Quotas for Atlantic Surfclams and Ocean Quahogs, 54549 [E9-25466]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 203 / Thursday, October 22, 2009 / Notices Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. Notice of vendor to provide year 2010 cage tags. ACTION: NMFS informs surfclam and ocean quahog allocation owners that they will be required to purchase their year 2010 cage tags from the National Band and Tag Company. The intent of this notice is to comply with regulations for the Atlantic surfclam and ocean quahog fisheries and to promote efficient distribution of cage tags. SUMMARY: Written inquiries may be sent to: Regional Administrator, National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Regional Office, 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930– 2298. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna Macan, Fishery Management Specialist, (978) 281–9165; fax (978) 281–9135. The Federal Atlantic surfclam and ocean quahog fishery regulations at 50 CFR 648.75(b) authorize the Regional Administrator of the Northeast Region, NMFS, to specify in the Federal Register a vendor from whom cage tags, required under the Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fishery Management Plan (FMP), shall be purchased. Notice is hereby given that National Band and Tag Company of Newport, Kentucky, is the authorized vendor of cage tags required for the year 2010 Federal surfclam and ocean quahog fisheries. Detailed instructions for purchasing these cage tags will be provided in a letter to allocation owners in these fisheries from NMFS within the next several weeks. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 16, 2009. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–25468 Filed 10–21–09; 8:45 am] dcolon on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–22–S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Dated: October 16, 2009. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–25466 Filed 10–21–09; 8:45 am] [Docket No. 070717342–7713–02] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE RIN 0648–XS19 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Provisions; Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fishery; 2010 Fishing Quotas for Atlantic Surfclams and Ocean Quahogs AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: NMFS is announcing that the quotas for the Atlantic surfclam and ocean quahog fisheries for 2010 remain status quo. Regulations governing these fisheries require NMFS to notify the public in the Federal Register of the allowable harvest levels for Atlantic surfclams and ocean quahogs from the Exclusive Economic Zone if the previous year’s quota specifications remain unchanged. ADDRESSES: Written inquiries may be sent to: Regional Administrator, National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Regional Office, 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930– 2298. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna Macan, Fishery Management Specialist, (978) 281–9177; fax (978) 281–9135. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The fishery management plan for the Atlantic surfclam and ocean quahog fisheries requires that NMFS issue notification in the Federal Register of the upcoming year’s quota, even in cases where the quota remains unchanged from the previous year. At its June 2009 meeting, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council voted that no action be taken to change the quota specifications for Atlantic surfclams and ocean quahogs for the 2010 fishing year (January 1 through December 31, 2010), and recommended maintaining the 2008 quota levels of 3.4 million bu (181 million L) for Atlantic surfclams, 5.333 million bu (284 million L) for ocean quahogs, and 100,000 Maine bu (3.524 million L) for Maine ocean quahogs, as announced in the Federal Register on January 4, 2008 (73 FR 820). Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:13 Oct 21, 2009 Jkt 220001 54549 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Telecommunications and Information Administration Broadband Data Transparency Workshop AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting. SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will host a public meeting regarding data related to broadband Internet access that the agency collects, data needs of researchers, and future broadband research. DATES: The meeting will be held on October 30, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230 (please enter at 14th Street). The disability accessible entrance is located at the 14th Street Aquarium Entrance. Any change in the location will be posted on NTIA’s website (www.ntia.doc.gov) prior to the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding the meeting, contact James McConnaughey, NTIA, at (202) 482–1880 or JMcConnaughey@ntia.doc.gov. President Obama is committed to the expansion of broadband Internet access across the United States as a necessary part of the foundation for long term economic stability and prosperity.1 The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is the President’s principal adviser on domestic and international communications policies pertaining to the Nation’s economic and technological advancement. In order to achieve the technology and broadband SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1 See Guiding Principles, ‘‘Innovation in the Economy: Drive Economic Growth and Solve National Problems by Deploying a 21st Century Information Infrastructure,’’ http:// www.whitehouse.gov/issues/technology. E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[Docket No. 070717342-7713-02]
RIN 0648-XS19


Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act 
Provisions; Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic 
Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fishery; 2010 Fishing Quotas for Atlantic 
Surfclams and Ocean Quahogs

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

ACTION:  Notice.

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SUMMARY:  NMFS is announcing that the quotas for the Atlantic surfclam 
and ocean quahog fisheries for 2010 remain status quo. Regulations 
governing these fisheries require NMFS to notify the public in the 
Federal Register of the allowable harvest levels for Atlantic surfclams 
and ocean quahogs from the Exclusive Economic Zone if the previous 
year's quota specifications remain unchanged.

ADDRESSES:  Written inquiries may be sent to: Regional Administrator, 
National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Regional Office, 55 Great 
Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930-2298.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Anna Macan, Fishery Management 
Specialist, (978) 281-9177; fax (978) 281-9135.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The fishery management plan for the Atlantic 
surfclam and ocean quahog fisheries requires that NMFS issue 
notification in the Federal Register of the upcoming year's quota, even 
in cases where the quota remains unchanged from the previous year. At 
its June 2009 meeting, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council 
voted that no action be taken to change the quota specifications for 
Atlantic surfclams and ocean quahogs for the 2010 fishing year (January 
1 through December 31, 2010), and recommended maintaining the 2008 
quota levels of 3.4 million bu (181 million L) for Atlantic surfclams, 
5.333 million bu (284 million L) for ocean quahogs, and 100,000 Maine 
bu (3.524 million L) for Maine ocean quahogs, as announced in the 
Federal Register on January 4, 2008 (73 FR 820).

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: October 16, 2009.
Emily H. Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-25466 Filed 10-21-09; 8:45 am]
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