Marine Mammals; File No. 87-1851, 70421-70422 [2011-29306]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 219 / Monday, November 14, 2011 / Notices The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 9 a.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Four Points Sheraton, 407 Squire Road, Revere, MA 02151, telephone: (781) 284–7200; fax: (781) 289–3176. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. ADDRESSES: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Research Steering Committee will meet to give an update on the NEFSC Northeast Cooperative Research Program and an update on NERO Cooperative research activities: response to NEFMC letter concerning scientific research catch; NEFMC request to approve the mid-size eliminator trawl; and other matters. The Committee will also review cooperative research projects final reports: ‘‘Use of kites in shrimp codends to reduce small shrimp and bycatch species,’’ (NEC)—Pingguo He UNH, Dan Schick, ME DMR; ‘‘Pulse: A cooperative partnership for pelagic ocean ecosystem monitoring in the Gulf of Maine,’’ (NEC)—Jeffrey A. Runge and Rebecca J. Jones; ‘‘Saco Bay Scallop Stock Enhancement Project,’’ (NEC)— Heather Deese-Riordan; ‘‘Activity and Distribution of Cod in the Ipswich Bay Spawning Area,’’ (NEC)—W.H. Howell, UNH; ‘‘Building on Promise: Continued investigation using a 4-seam bottom trawl to improve escapement of small haddock and cod,’’ Dana L. Morse, ME Sea Grant (NEC). Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. 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DATES: The meeting will begin on Friday, December 2, 2011 at 1 p.m. and will end on Saturday, December 3, 2011 no later than 5:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Pier V Hotel at 711 Eastern Avenue Baltimore MD 21202, in the Harbor East Ballroom. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Christopher M. Moore, Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this meeting is for the MidAtlantic Fishery Management Council to get guidance from the recreational fishing community in three areas: (1) What the recreational community envisions for Mid-Atlantic fisheries in the future; (2) The annual process related to establishing recreational regulations, focusing on the summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass fishery, and; (3) How the Council can work more effectively with the recreational community to integrate their views into the management process. SUMMARY: Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Marine Mammals; File No. 87–1851 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit amendment. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Daniel P. Costa, Ph.D., University of California at Santa Cruz, Long Marine Laboratory, 100 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA has been issued a major amendment to Permit No. 87–1851–03. ADDRESSES: The permit amendment and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following office(s): Permits, Conservation and Education 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 Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802–4213; phone (562) 980–4001; fax (562) 980–4018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sloan or Tammy Adams, Ph.D., (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 2, 2011, notice was published in the Federal Register (76 FR 46279) that a request for an amendment to Permit No. 87–1851–03 to conduct research on Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) had been submitted by the above-named applicant. The requested permit amendment has been issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). Permit No. 87–1851–04 changes the expiration date of the permit from January 31, 2012 to December 31, 2012, and authorizes capture, tagging, and sampling of 35 Weddell seals, and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1 70422 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 219 / Monday, November 14, 2011 / Notices weighing 35 Weddell seal nursing pups, during 2012. The amendment also increases the number of authorized mortalities from 3 to 4 annually, but does not increase the number authorized over the duration of the permit (eight total). In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Dated: November 4, 2011. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–29306 Filed 11–10–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List Additions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Additions to the Procurement List. AGENCY: This action adds products and services to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. DATES: Effective Date: 12/15/2011. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Jefferson Plaza 2, Suite 10800, 1421 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202–3259. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Briscoe, Telephone: (703) 603– 7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: recent contractors, the Committee has determined that the products and services listed below are suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 46–48c and 41 CFR 51– 2.4. Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification I certify that the following action will not have a significant impact on a substantial number of small entities. The major factors considered for this certification were: 1. The action will not result in any additional reporting, recordkeeping or other compliance requirements for small entities other than the small organizations that will furnish the products and services to the Government. 2. The action will result in authorizing small entities to furnish the products and services to the Government. 3. There are no known regulatory alternatives which would accomplish the objectives of the Javits-WagnerO’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 46–48c) in connection with the products and services proposed for addition to the Procurement List. End of Certification Accordingly, the following products and services are added to the Procurement List: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Products Additions On 3/25/2011 (76 FR 16733–16734); 8/26/2011 (76 FR 53419–53420); 9/2/ 2011 (76 FR54741–54742); 9/9/2011 (76 FR 55883); and 9/16/2011 (76 FR 57719–57720), the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notices of proposed additions to the Procurement List. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 219 (Monday, November 14, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70421-70422]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-29306]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XS41


Marine Mammals; File No. 87-1851

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit amendment.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Daniel P. Costa, Ph.D., University 
of California at Santa Cruz, Long Marine Laboratory, 100 Shaffer Road, 
Santa Cruz, CA has been issued a major amendment to Permit No. 87-1851-
03.

ADDRESSES: The permit amendment and related documents are available for 
review upon written request or by appointment in the following 
office(s): Permits, Conservation and Education 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 
Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, 
CA 90802-4213; phone (562) 980-4001; fax (562) 980-4018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sloan or Tammy Adams, Ph.D., (301) 
427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 2, 2011, notice was published in 
the Federal Register (76 FR 46279) that a request for an amendment to 
Permit No. 87-1851-03 to conduct research on Weddell seals 
(Leptonychotes weddellii) had been submitted by the above-named 
applicant. The requested permit amendment has been issued under the 
authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 
U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking and 
importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216).
    Permit No. 87-1851-04 changes the expiration date of the permit 
from January 31, 2012 to December 31, 2012, and authorizes capture, 
tagging, and sampling of 35 Weddell seals, and

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weighing 35 Weddell seal nursing pups, during 2012. The amendment also 
increases the number of authorized mortalities from 3 to 4 annually, 
but does not increase the number authorized over the duration of the 
permit (eight total).
    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the 
activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to 
prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.

    Dated: November 4, 2011.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-29306 Filed 11-10-11; 8:45 am]
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