Marine Mammals; File No. 978-1857, 25145 [2012-10227]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 82 / Friday, April 27, 2012 / Notices supplement data currently collected through the Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP). Programs considered must improve the accuracy and timeliness of catch, effort, and discard data for the private boat recreational sector in the Gulf of Mexico. Preferentially, the considered programs should allow participation in the data collection process by private boat recreational anglers. The Advisory Panel will review existing programs and provide recommendations for possible implementation. The meeting will conclude with draft recommendations to be presented to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council at its June 18—22, 2012 meeting in Tampa, FL. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Advisory Panel for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Advisory Panel will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Notice; issuance of permit amendment. ACTION: Notice is hereby given that Paul E. Nachtigall, Ph.D., Marine Mammal Research Program, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, P.O. Box 1106, Kailua, Hawaii 96734 has been issued a minor amendment to Scientific Research Permit No. 978–1857. ADDRESSES: These documents are also available 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 Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Room 1110, Honolulu, HI 96814–4700; phone (808) 944–2200; fax (808) 973–2941. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Amy Sloan, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The requested amendment has been granted 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). The original permit, issued on May 17, 2007 (72 FR 29127) authorizes the permit holder to conduct acoustic studies on captive marine mammals at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology through May 31, 2012. The minor amendment (No. 978–1857–01) extends the duration of the permit through May 31, 2013, but does not: Change the manner in which animals may be taken, increase the number of animals authorized to be taken, or add new species or geographic locations. SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2012–10187 Filed 4–26–12; 8:45 am] Dated: April 23, 2012. Tammy C. Adams, Acting Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P [FR Doc. 2012–10227 Filed 4–26–12; 8:45 am] Dated: April 24, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management in order to license radio frequencies in a way that maximizes their public benefits, keep wireless networks as open to innovation as possible, and make wireless services available to all Americans. (See charter, at http://www.ntia.doc.gov//page/2011/ csmac-charter.) This Committee is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and is consistent with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Act, 47 U.S.C. § 904(b). The Committee functions solely as an advisory body in compliance with the FACA. For more information about the Committee visit: http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/catergory/CSMAC. Matters to Be Considered: The Committee will consider the appropriate processes and structure for facilitating the development of recommendations based on a dialogue between industry and relevant federal agencies to make the 1755–1850 MHz band available for wireless broadband, while maintaining essential federal capabilities and maximizing commercial utilization. NTIA will post a detailed agenda on its Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov, prior to the meeting. The public may provide written comment on the meeting before or after the meeting. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1

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[FR Doc No: 2012-10227]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA37


Marine Mammals; File No. 978-1857

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 Paul E. Nachtigall, Ph.D., Marine 
Mammal Research Program, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, P.O. Box 
1106, Kailua, Hawaii 96734 has been issued a minor amendment to 
Scientific Research Permit No. 978-1857.

ADDRESSES: These documents are also available 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
Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Room 1110, 
Honolulu, HI 96814-4700; phone (808) 944-2200; fax (808) 973-2941.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Amy Sloan, (301) 
427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The requested amendment has been granted 
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).
    The original permit, issued on May 17, 2007 (72 FR 29127) 
authorizes the permit holder to conduct acoustic studies on captive 
marine mammals at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology through May 
31, 2012. The minor amendment (No. 978-1857-01) extends the duration of 
the permit through May 31, 2013, but does not: Change the manner in 
which animals may be taken, increase the number of animals authorized 
to be taken, or add new species or geographic locations.

    Dated: April 23, 2012.
Tammy C. Adams,
Acting Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-10227 Filed 4-26-12; 8:45 am]
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