Hydrographic Services Review Panel Meeting, 20323-20324 [2011-8728]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 70 / Tuesday, April 12, 2011 / Notices able to take advantage of U.S. Mission discounted rates for hotel rooms. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Conditions for Participation • An applicant must submit in a timely manner a completed and signed mission application and supplemental application materials, including adequate information on the company’s products and/or services, primary market objectives, and goals for participation. If the Department of Commerce receives an incomplete application, the Department may reject the application, request additional information, or take the lack of information into account when evaluating the applications. • Each applicant must also certify that the products and services it seeks to export through the mission are either produced in the United States, or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have at least 51 percent U.S. content of the value of the finished product or service. • An SME is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer employees or that otherwise qualifies as a small business under SBA regulations (see http:// www.sba.gov/services/ contractingopportunities/ sizestandardstopics/index.html). Parent companies, affiliates, and subsidiaries will be considered when determining business size. The dual pricing reflects the Commercial Service’s user fee schedule that became effective May 1, 2008 (see http://www.export.gov/ newsletter/march2008/initiatives.html for additional information). Selection Criteria for Participation: Selection will be based on the following criteria: • Suitability of the company’s products or services to the market • Applicant’s potential for business in Turkey and in the region, including likelihood of exports resulting from the mission • Consistency of the applicant’s goals and objectives with the stated scope of the mission Referrals from political organizations and any documents containing references to partisan political activities (including political contributions) will be removed from an applicant’s submission and not considered during the selection process. Timeframe for Recruitment and Applications Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, including posting on the Commerce Department trade missions calendar—http://www.trade.gov/trademissions—and other Internet Web sites, VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Apr 11, 2011 Jkt 223001 publication in domestic trade publications and association newsletters, direct outreach to internal clients and distribution lists, posting in the Federal Register, and announcements at industry meetings, symposia, conferences, and trade shows. Recruitment for the mission will begin immediately and conclude no later than July 15, 2011. The U.S. Department of Commerce will review all applications immediately after the deadline. We will inform applicants of selection decisions as soon as possible after the deadline. Applications received after this date will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. Contact Information U.S. Commercial Service Ankara, Turkey Michael Lally, Senior Commercial Officer or Serdar Cetinkaya, Senior Commercial Specialist, U.S. Embassy— Ankara, Tel: +90 (312) 457–7278 or 457–7203, Fax: +90 (312) 457–7302, Email: Michael.Lally@trade.gov and Serdar.Cetinkaya@trade.gov. U.S. Commercial Service Istanbul, Turkey Gregory Taevs, Principal Commercial Officer, Ebru Olcay, Commercial Specialist, Tel: +90 (212) 335–9302 or 335–9223, Fax: +90 (212) 335–9103, Email: Gregory.Taevs@trade.gov and Ebru.Olcay@trade.gov. U.S. Commercial Service Izmir, Turkey ¨ Berrin Erturk, Senior Commercial Specialist, U.S. Embassy—Izmir, Tel: +90 (232) 441–2446, Fax: +90 (232) 489–0267, E-mail: Berrin.Erturk@trade.gov. U.S. Commercial Service Bakersfield, California Glen Roberts, Director, U.S. Export Assistance Center Bakersfield, Tel: 661– 637–0136, Fax: 661–637–0156, E-mail: Glen.Roberts@trade.gov. Elnora Moye, Commercial Service Trade Mission Program, U.S. Department of Commerce. [FR Doc. 2011–8715 Filed 4–11–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–FP–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hydrographic Services Review Panel Meeting National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20323 Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. The Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) is a Federal Advisory Committee established 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. Date and Time: The public meeting will be held on May 4–6, 2011. May 4th from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; May 5th from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and May 6th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, 2552 Kalakauna Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii, tel: (808) 922–6611. Refer to the HSRP Web site listed below for the most current meeting agenda. Times and agenda topics are subject to change. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Watson, HSRP Program Coordinator, National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey, NOAA (NICS), 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; Telephone: 301–713–2770 ext. 158; Fax: 301–713– 4019; E-mail: Hydroservices.panel@noaa.gov or visit the NOAA HSRP Web site at htto:// nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocslhsro/ hsro.htm. SUMMARY: The meeting will be open to the public and public comment periods (on-site) will be scheduled at various times throughout the meeting. These comment periods will be included in the final agenda published before April 27, 2011, 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. Comments will be recorded. Written comments should be submitted to Hydroservices.panel@noaa.gov) by April 27, 2011. Written comments received after April 27, 2011, will be distributed to the HSRP, but may not be reviewed until the meeting. Approximately 30 seats will be available for the public, on a first-come, first-served basis. Matters to be Considered: Development of strategic advice to: (1) Improve the quality and delivery of navigation products and services; (2) maximize the societal value of navigation services; (3) align navigation services to support National Ocean SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1 20324 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 70 / Tuesday, April 12, 2011 / Notices Policy priorities; and (4) provide nonnavigation constituencies with services, data, products and expertise. Three stakeholder panels will present and identify issues, recommend improvements and/or address concerns related to regional Pacific: Navigation services, vertical and horizontal datum’s, and hazards and coastal management. Other matters to be discussed will include NOAA navigation program office updates, NOAA budget process, HSRP meeting administration, and public comments. Dated: April 6, 2011. John E. Lowell, Jr., Director, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–8728 Filed 4–11–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice to extend application deadline. AGENCY: The ONMS is seeking applications for the following vacant seats on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Diving, Education (alternate), Research (alternate), Tourism (alternate) and Agriculture (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 should expect to serve until February 2014. The Research alternate and Agriculture alternate should expect to serve until February 2013 because the seats were vacated prematurely. DATES: Applications are due by April 29, 2011. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from 299 Foam Street, Monterey, CA 93940 or online at http://montereybay.noaa.gov/. Complete applications should be sent to the same address. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Apr 11, 2011 Jkt 223001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Capps, 299 Foam Street, Monterey, CA 93940, (831) 647–4206, nicole.capps@noaa.gov. The MBNMS Advisory Council was established in March 1994 to assure continued public participation in the management of the Sanctuary. Since its establishment, the Advisory Council has played a vital role in decisions affecting the Sanctuary along the central California coast. The Advisory Council’s twenty voting members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the general public, plus seven local, State and Federal governmental jurisdictions. In addition, the respective managers or superintendents for the four California National Marine Sanctuaries (Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary) and the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve sit as non-voting members. Four working groups support the Advisory Council: The Research Activity Panel (‘‘RAP’’) chaired by the Research Representative, the Sanctuary Education Panel (‘‘SEP’’) chaired by the Education Representative, the Conservation Working Group (‘‘CWG’’) chaired by the Conservation Representative, and the Business and Tourism Activity Panel (‘‘BTAP’’) chaired by the Business/Industry Representative, each dealing with matters concerning research, education, conservation and human use. The working groups are composed of experts from the appropriate fields of interest and meet monthly, or bi-monthly, serving as invaluable advisors to the Advisory Council and the Sanctuary Superintendent. The Advisory Council represents the coordination link between the Sanctuary and the State and Federal management agencies, user groups, researchers, educators, policy makers, and other various groups that help to focus efforts and attention on the central California coastal and marine ecosystems. The Advisory Council functions in an advisory capacity to the Sanctuary Superintendent and is instrumental in helping develop policies, program goals, and identify education, outreach, research, long-term monitoring, resource protection, and revenue enhancement priorities. The Advisory Council works in concert with the Sanctuary Superintendent by keeping him or her SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 informed about issues of concern throughout the Sanctuary, offering recommendations on specific issues, and aiding the Superintendent in achieving the goals of the Sanctuary program within the context of California’s marine programs and policies. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: April 1, 2011. Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–8614 Filed 4–11–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA354 Endangered Species; File No. 15606 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Issuance of permit. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Andre Landry, Ph.D., Texas A&M University at Galveston, Department of Marine Biology, 5007 Avenue U, Galveston, TX 77553, has been issued a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas), Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research. SUMMARY: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 713–2289; fax (301) 713–0376; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 824–5312; fax (727) 824– 5309. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Cairns or Amy Hapeman, (301) 713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 24, 2010, notice was published in the Federal Register (75 FR 71670) that a request for a scientific research permit to take green, Kemp’s E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 70 (Tuesday, April 12, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20323-20324]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-8728]


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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.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) is a Federal 
Advisory Committee established 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.
    Date and Time: The public meeting will be held on May 4-6, 2011. 
May 4th from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; May 5th from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and 
May 6th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Location: Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, 2552 Kalakauna 
Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii, tel: (808) 922-6611. Refer to the HSRP Web 
site listed below for the most current meeting agenda. Times and agenda 
topics are subject to change.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Watson, HSRP Program 
Coordinator, National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey, NOAA 
(NICS), 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; 
Telephone: 301-713-2770 ext. 158; Fax: 301-713-4019; E-mail: 
Hydroservices.panel@noaa.gov or visit the NOAA HSRP Web site at htto://
nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocslhsro/hsro.htm.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public and 
public comment periods (on-site) will be scheduled at various times 
throughout the meeting. These comment periods will be included in the 
final agenda published before April 27, 2011, 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. Comments will be 
recorded. Written comments should be submitted to 
Hydroservices.panel@noaa.gov) by April 27, 2011. Written comments 
received after April 27, 2011, will be distributed to the HSRP, but may 
not be reviewed until the meeting. Approximately 30 seats will be 
available for the public, on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Matters to be Considered: Development of strategic advice to: (1) 
Improve the quality and delivery of navigation products and services; 
(2) maximize the societal value of navigation services; (3) align 
navigation services to support National Ocean

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Policy priorities; and (4) provide non-navigation constituencies with 
services, data, products and expertise. Three stakeholder panels will 
present and identify issues, recommend improvements and/or address 
concerns related to regional Pacific: Navigation services, vertical and 
horizontal datum's, and hazards and coastal management. Other matters 
to be discussed will include NOAA navigation program office updates, 
NOAA budget process, HSRP meeting administration, and public comments.

    Dated: April 6, 2011.
John E. Lowell, Jr.,
Director, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-8728 Filed 4-11-11; 8:45 am]
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