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Download as PDF 16730 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 58 / Friday, March 25, 2011 / Notices erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES RP 1161, Guidance Document for the Qualification of Liquid Pipeline Personnel, 2nd Ed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ed Baniak, Standards Department, e-mail: (baniake@api.org). Refining RP 553, Refinery Valves and Accessories for Control and Safety Instrumented Systems, 2nd Ed. RP 556, Instrumentation, Control, and Protective Systems for Gas Fired Heaters, 2nd Ed. Std 616, Gas Turbines for the Petroleum, Chemical and Gas Industry Services, 5th Ed. Std 622, Type Testing of Process Valve Packing for Fugitive Emissions, 2nd Ed. Std 650–A–3, Addendum 3 to Welded Tanks for Oil Storage, 11th Ed. Std 675, Positive Displacement Pumps—Controlled Volume, 3rd Ed. Std 685, Sealless Centrifugal Pumps for Petroleum, Petrochemical, and Gas Industry Services, 2nd Ed. RP 688, Pulsation and Vibration Control in Positive Displacement Machinery Systems for Petroleum, Petrochemical, and Natural Gas Industry Services, 1st Ed. RP 751, Safe Operation of Hydrofluoric Acid Alkylation Units, 4th Ed. RP 756, Management of Hazards Associated with Location of Process Plant Tents and Fabric Structures, 1st Ed. Std 780, Security Vulnerability Assessment Methodology for the Petroleum and Petrochemical Industries, 1st Ed. TR 934–B, Fabrication Considerations for Vanadium-Modified Cr-Mo Steel Heavy Wall Pressure Vessels, 1st Ed. TR 938–C, Use of Duplex Stainless Steels in the Oil Refining Industry, 2nd Ed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Soffrin, Standards Department, e-mail: (soffrind@api.org). Meetings/Conferences: The Spring Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting will be held in Seattle, Washington, May 16–18, 2011. The Fall Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting will be held in Los Angeles, California, November 14–16, 2011. Interested parties may visit the API Web site at http://www.api.org/meetings/ for more information regarding participation in these meetings. Safety and Fire Protection RP 2001, Fire Protection in Refineries, 9th Ed. RP 2028, Flame Arresters in Piping Systems, 4th Ed. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:16 Mar 24, 2011 Jkt 223001 RP 2030, Application of Fixed Water Spray Systems for Fire Protection in the Petroleum and Petrochemical Industries, 4th Ed. RP 2218, Fireproofing Practices in Petroleum and Petrochemical Processing Plants, 3rd Ed. Std 2220, Contractor Safety Performance Process, 3rd Ed. RP 2221, Contractor and Owner Safety Program Implementation, 3rd Ed. RP 2350, Overfill Protection for Storage Tanks in Petroleum Facilities, 4th Ed. Publ 2510A, Fire Protection Considerations for the Design and Operation of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Storage Facilities, 3rd Ed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Soffrin, Standards Department, e-mail: (soffrind@api.org). For Additional Information on the overall API standards program, Contact: David Miller, Standards Department, e-mail: miller@api.org. Dated: March 15, 2011. Charles H. Romine, Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs. [FR Doc. 2011–7121 Filed 3–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA320 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public hearing series. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a series of public hearings regarding Amendment 18 to Coastal Migratory Pelagic Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Region and Amendment 10 to the Spiny Lobster FMP for the Gulf and South Atlantic Region. Public hearings in Duck Key and Key West, Florida are joint hearings with the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The series of 7 public hearings will be held April 11, 2011 through April 20, 2011. The hearings will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Council staff will present an overview of each amendment and will be available for informal discussions and to answer SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 questions. Members of the public will have an opportunity to go on record at any time during the meeting hours to record their comments on the public hearing topics for consideration by both Councils. Local Council representatives will attend the meetings and take public comment. Written comments will be accepted from March 25, 2011 until 5 p.m. on April 29, 2011. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for locations of the hearings. Written comments should be sent to Bob Mahood, Executive Director, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405, or via e-mail to: MackAmend18Comment@safmc.net for Amendment 18 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagic FMP; and SpinyLobAmend10Comment@safmc.net for Amendment 10 to the Spiny Lobster FMP. Written comments will be received from March 25, 2011 until 5 p.m. on April 29, 2011. Copies of the public hearing documents are available by contacting Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free at (866) SAFMC–10. Copies will also be available online at http://www.safmc.net as they become available. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366; fax: (843) 769–4520; e-mail address: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Amendment 18 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagics FMP addresses management measures for both Gulf and South Atlantic migratory groups of king mackerel, Spanish mackerel and cobia. The amendment addresses establishment of Annual Catch Limits and accountability measures for these species as required by the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act). The amendment also includes alternatives for: Modifications to the Fishery Management Unit (FMU), framework procedures to incorporate stock assessment information to allow adjustments for a greater range of management measures, establishment of separate migratory groups of cobia (between the Gulf and South Atlantic), sector allocations, and possible bag limit reductions. E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 58 / Friday, March 25, 2011 / Notices Amendment 10 to the Spiny Lobster FMP for the Gulf and South Atlantic Regions also establishes ACLs and AMs for Caribbean spiny lobster as required by the Magnuson-Stevens Act and contains additional alternatives addressing: Modifications to the FMU, updates to protocol for Enhanced Cooperative Management, regulations regarding the possession of undersized lobsters or ‘‘shorts’’ as attractants for the commercial trap fishery, requirements for tailing permits, sector allocations, limiting spiny lobster fishing in some areas to protect threatened Acropora corals, and requirements for gear marking for trap lines. Public Hearing and Scoping Meeting Schedule 1. April 11, 2011—Hilton New Bern/ Riverfront, 100 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560; telephone: (252) 638– 3585; 2. April 12, 2011—Hilton Garden Inn, 5265 International Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29418; telephone: (843) 308–9330; 3. April 13, 2011—Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler, GA 31322; telephone: (912) 748– 8888; 4. April 14, 2011—Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront, 1201 Riverplace Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32207; telephone: (904) 398–8800; 5. April 18, 2011—Radisson Resort at the Port, 8701 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920; telephone: (321) 784–0000; 6. April 19, 2011—Hawks Cay Resort, 61 Hawks Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050; telephone: (305) 743–7000; and 7. April 20, 2011—Doubletree Grand Key, 3990 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL 33040; telephone: (305) 293–1818. Special Accommodations erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the start of each meeting. Dated: March 22, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–7083 Filed 3–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:16 Mar 24, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Sea Grant Advisory Board National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of solicitation for nominations for potential National Sea Grant Advisory Board members. AGENCY: This notice responds to Section 209 of the Sea Grant Program Improvement Act of 1976 (Pub. L. 94– 461, 33 U.S.C. 1128), which requires the Secretary of Commerce to solicit nominations at least once a year for membership on the National Sea Grant Advisory Board, an advisory committee that provides advice on the implementation of the National Sea Grant College Program. DATES: Solicitation of nominations is open ended: Resumes may be sent to the address specified at any time. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Ms. Elizabeth J. Ban; Designated Federal Officer, National Sea Grant Advisory Board; National Sea Grant College Program; 1315 East-West Highway, Room 11843; Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. Nominations (Word, PDF or in text of e-mail) may be sent via e-mail to Elizabeth.Ban@noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Elizabeth J. Ban; Designated Federal Officer, National Sea Grant Advisory Board; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Sea Grant College Program; 1315 EastWest Highway, Room 11843; Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; e-mail: Elizabeth.Ban@noaa.gov, phone 301– 734–1082. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Established by Section 209 of the Act and as amended the National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110–394), the duties of the Board are as follows: (1) In general. The Board shall advise the Secretary and the Director concerning— (A) Strategies for utilizing the sea grant college program to address the Nation’s highest priorities regarding the understanding, assessment, development, management, utilization, and conservation of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources; (B) The designation of sea grant colleges and sea grant institutes; and (C) Such other matters as the Secretary refers to the Board for review and advice. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 16731 (2) Biennial Report—The Board shall report to the Congress every two years on the state of the national sea grant college program. The Board shall indicate in each such report the progress made toward meeting the priorities identified in the strategic plan in effect under section 204 (c). The Secretary shall make available to the Board such information, personnel, and administrative services and assistance as it may reasonably require to carry out its duties under this title. The Secretary shall make available to the Board such information, personnel, and administrative services and assistance as it may reasonably require to carry out its duties. The Board shall consist of 15 voting members who shall be appointed by the Secretary. The Director and a director of a Sea Grant program who is elected by the various directors of Sea Grant programs shall serve as nonvoting members of the Board. Not less than 8 of the voting members of the Board shall be individuals who, by reason of knowledge, experience, or training, are especially qualified in one or more of the disciplines and fields included in marine science. The other voting members shall be individuals who, by reason of knowledge, experience, or training, are especially qualified in, or representative of, education, marine affairs and resource management, coastal management, extension services, State government, industry, economics, planning, or any other activity which is appropriate to, and important for, any effort to enhance the understanding, assessment, development, management, utilization, or conservation of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources. No individual is eligible to be a voting member of the Board if the individual is (A) the director of a Sea Grant college or Sea Grant institute; (B) an applicant for, or beneficiary (as determined by the Secretary) of, any grant or contract under section 205 [33 USCS § 1124]; or (C) a full-time officer or employee of the United States. The Director of the National Sea Grant College Program and one Director of a Sea Grant Program also serve as non-voting members. Board members are appointed for a 4-year term. Dated: March 22, 2011. Mark E. Brown, Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–7071 Filed 3–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KA–P E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA320


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public hearing series.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a series of public hearings regarding Amendment 18 to Coastal 
Migratory Pelagic Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Gulf of Mexico 
and South Atlantic Region and Amendment 10 to the Spiny Lobster FMP for 
the Gulf and South Atlantic Region. Public hearings in Duck Key and Key 
West, Florida are joint hearings with the Gulf of Mexico Fishery 
Management Council. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The series of 7 public hearings will be held April 11, 2011 
through April 20, 2011. The hearings will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 
p.m. Council staff will present an overview of each amendment and will 
be available for informal discussions and to answer questions. Members 
of the public will have an opportunity to go on record at any time 
during the meeting hours to record their comments on the public hearing 
topics for consideration by both Councils. Local Council 
representatives will attend the meetings and take public comment. 
Written comments will be accepted from March 25, 2011 until 5 p.m. on 
April 29, 2011. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for locations of the hearings. 
Written comments should be sent to Bob Mahood, Executive Director, 
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, 
Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405, or via e-mail to: 
MackAmend18Comment@safmc.net for Amendment 18 to the Coastal Migratory 
Pelagic FMP; and SpinyLobAmend10Comment@safmc.net for Amendment 10 to 
the Spiny Lobster FMP. Written comments will be received from March 25, 
2011 until 5 p.m. on April 29, 2011.
    Copies of the public hearing documents are available by contacting 
Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North 
Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free at (866) 
SAFMC-10. Copies will also be available online at http://www.safmc.net 
as they become available.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North 
Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571-4366; fax: (843) 769-4520; 
e-mail address: kim.iverson@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Amendment 18 to the Coastal Migratory 
Pelagics FMP addresses management measures for both Gulf and South 
Atlantic migratory groups of king mackerel, Spanish mackerel and cobia. 
The amendment addresses establishment of Annual Catch Limits and 
accountability measures for these species as required by the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act). 
The amendment also includes alternatives for: Modifications to the 
Fishery Management Unit (FMU), framework procedures to incorporate 
stock assessment information to allow adjustments for a greater range 
of management measures, establishment of separate migratory groups of 
cobia (between the Gulf and South Atlantic), sector allocations, and 
possible bag limit reductions.

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    Amendment 10 to the Spiny Lobster FMP for the Gulf and South 
Atlantic Regions also establishes ACLs and AMs for Caribbean spiny 
lobster as required by the Magnuson-Stevens Act and contains additional 
alternatives addressing: Modifications to the FMU, updates to protocol 
for Enhanced Cooperative Management, regulations regarding the 
possession of undersized lobsters or ``shorts'' as attractants for the 
commercial trap fishery, requirements for tailing permits, sector 
allocations, limiting spiny lobster fishing in some areas to protect 
threatened Acropora corals, and requirements for gear marking for trap 
lines.

Public Hearing and Scoping Meeting Schedule

    1. April 11, 2011--Hilton New Bern/Riverfront, 100 Middle Street, 
New Bern, NC 28560; telephone: (252) 638-3585;
    2. April 12, 2011--Hilton Garden Inn, 5265 International Boulevard, 
North Charleston, SC 29418; telephone: (843) 308-9330;
    3. April 13, 2011--Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne 
Avenue, Pooler, GA 31322; telephone: (912) 748-8888;
    4. April 14, 2011--Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront, 1201 
Riverplace Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32207; telephone: (904) 398-
8800;
    5. April 18, 2011--Radisson Resort at the Port, 8701 Astronaut 
Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920; telephone: (321) 784-0000;
    6. April 19, 2011--Hawks Cay Resort, 61 Hawks Cay Boulevard, Duck 
Key, FL 33050; telephone: (305) 743-7000; and
    7. April 20, 2011--Doubletree Grand Key, 3990 South Roosevelt 
Boulevard, Key West, FL 33040; telephone: (305) 293-1818.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 
3 days prior to the start of each meeting.

    Dated: March 22, 2011.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-7083 Filed 3-24-11; 8:45 am]
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