Endangered Species; File No. 1551, 66042 [2011-27591]

Download as PDF 66042 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 206 / Tuesday, October 25, 2011 / Notices —Review fishery monitoring programs and provide recommendations —Old business —New business —Next meeting —Adjourn Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/other auxiliary aids, ´ please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rolon, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery ˜ Management Council, 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918–1920, telephone: (787) 766–5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: October 20, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–27582 Filed 10–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA785 Endangered Species; File No. 1551 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit modification. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center (Responsible Party: Bonnie Ponwith) has been issued a modification to scientific research Permit No. 1551– 02. ADDRESSES: The modification and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 824–5312; fax (727) 824– 5309. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Hapeman or Carrie Hubard, (301) 713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 8, 2011, notice was published in the Federal Register (76 FR 48146) that a modification of Permit No. 1551, issued VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:10 Oct 24, 2011 Jkt 226001 July 24, 2008 (73 FR 44225) had been requested by the above-named organization. The requested modification has been granted under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222–226). The modification increases the number of leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), green (Chelonia mydas), Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) and unidentified hardshell sea turtles that may be harassed during aerial surveys. This work will assess potential injury from Mississippi Canyon 252 oil on sea turtle populations in the northern Gulf of Mexico as part of the post-spill Natural Resources Damage Assessment of the BP Deepwater Horizon event. The modification is valid through July 1, 2013. Issuance of this modification, as required by the ESA was based on a finding that such permit (1) Was applied for in good faith, (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: October 20, 2011. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–27591 Filed 10–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES); Request for Nominations Notice requesting nominations for the Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES). ACTION: The Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES) was established to advise the Secretary of Commerce, through the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, on matters relating to the U.S. commercial remote sensing industry and NOAA’s activities to carry out responsibilities of the Department of Commerce as originally set forth in the Land Remote Sensing Policy Act of 1992, 15 U.S.C. 5621 et seq., but now recodified by the National and Commercial Space Programs Act of 2010 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 at 51 U.S.C. 60101 et seq. The Committee is comprised of leaders in the commercial space-based remote sensing industry, space-based remote sensing data users, government (state and local), and academia. The Department of Commerce is seeking highly qualified individuals who are knowledgeable about the commercial space-based remote sensing industry and uses of space-based remote sensing data to serve on the Committee. DATES: Nominations must be postmarked no later than 30 days from the publication date of this notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ACCRES was established by the Secretary of Commerce on May 21, 2002, to advise the Secretary, through the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, on matters relating to the U.S. commercial remote sensing industry and NOAA’s activities to carry out responsibilities of the Department of Commerce as set forth in the National and Commercial Space Programs Act of 2010. Committee members serve in a representative capacity for a term of two years and may serve additional terms, if reappointed. No more than 15 individuals at a time may serve on the Committee. ACCRES will have a fairly balanced membership consisting of approximately 9 to 15 members. Nominations are encouraged from all interested U.S. persons and organizations representing interests affected by the National and Commercial Space Programs Act of 2010 and the U.S. commercial space based remote sensing policy. Nominees must possess demonstrable expertise in a field related to the spaced based commercial remote sensing industry or exploitation of space based commercial remotely sensed data and be able to attend committee meetings that are held usually two times per year. In addition, selected candidates must apply for and obtain a security clearance. Membership is voluntary, and service is without pay. Each nomination that is submitted should include the proposed committee member’s name and organizational affiliation, a cover letter describing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in serving on the Committee, a curriculum vitae or resume of the nominee, and no more than three supporting letters describing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in serving on the Committee. Self-nominations are acceptable. The following contact information should accompany each submission: the nominee’s name, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address, if available. E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM 25OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA785


Endangered Species; File No. 1551

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit modification.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the NMFS Southeast Fisheries 
Science Center (Responsible Party: Bonnie Ponwith) has been issued a 
modification to scientific research Permit No. 1551-02.

ADDRESSES: The modification and related documents are available for 
review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices:
    Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, 
NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; 
phone (301) 427-8401; fax (301) 713-0376; and
    Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 
33701; phone (727) 824-5312; fax (727) 824-5309.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Hapeman or Carrie Hubard, (301) 
713-2289.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 8, 2011, notice was published in 
the Federal Register (76 FR 48146) that a modification of Permit No. 
1551, issued July 24, 2008 (73 FR 44225) had been requested by the 
above-named organization. The requested modification has been granted 
under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended 
(ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, 
importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 
222-226).
    The modification increases the number of leatherback (Dermochelys 
coriacea), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), green (Chelonia mydas), Kemp's 
ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) and unidentified hardshell sea turtles 
that may be harassed during aerial surveys. This work will assess 
potential injury from Mississippi Canyon 252 oil on sea turtle 
populations in the northern Gulf of Mexico as part of the post-spill 
Natural Resources Damage Assessment of the BP Deepwater Horizon event. 
The modification is valid through July 1, 2013.
    Issuance of this modification, as required by the ESA was based on 
a finding that such permit (1) Was applied for in good faith, (2) will 
not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened 
species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth 
in section 2 of the ESA.

    Dated: October 20, 2011.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-27591 Filed 10-24-11; 8:45 am]
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