Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting, 29316 [2012-11949]

Download as PDF 29316 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 96 / Thursday, May 17, 2012 / Notices 50 Water Street, Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone: (978) 465–0492. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: May 14, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Dated: May 11, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. RIN 0648–XC026 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting [FR Doc. 2012–11918 Filed 5–16–12; 8:45 am] National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish (MSB) Monitoring Committee will hold a public meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on May 31, 2012 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via Webinar with a listening station also available at the Council Address below. Webinar registration: https:// www1.gotomeeting.com/register/ 474223601. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purpose of the meeting is to develop recommendations for the Council regarding the management of Atlantic mackerel, butterfish, longfin (Loligo) squid, and Illex Squid for 2013, including annual catch limits, annual catch targets, accountability measures, and other management measures. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues mstockstill on DSK6TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 May 16, 2012 Jkt 226001 Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to M. Jan Saunders at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. [FR Doc. 2012–11968 Filed 5–16–12; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting National Ocean Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee) in Silver Spring, Maryland. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 12, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Thursday, June 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kara Yeager, Designated Federal Officer, MPA FAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301–713–3100 x162, Fax: 301–713– 3110); email: kara.yeager@noaa.gov; or visit the National MPA Center Web site at http://www.mpa.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee, composed of external, knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by the Department of Commerce (DOC) to provide advice to the Secretaries of Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Executive Order 13158, which calls for the development of a National System of MPAs. The National System aims to strengthen existing MPAs and MPA programs through national and regional coordination, capacity building, science and analysis. The meeting is open to the public, and public comment will be accepted from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2012. In general, each individual or group will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. If members of the public wish to submit written statements, they should be submitted to the Designated Federal Official by June 8, 2012. Matters To Be Considered: This meeting will be a joint meeting of the Committee and National System of MPA Partners (representatives from state and federal MPA agencies). The focus of the meeting will be learning about the findings and recommendations of the MPA Center External Review, sharing information about capabilities, needs and priorities of partners, and identifying ways in which the Committee can better support the federal and state programs that make up the National System of MPAs. The Committee meeting will include a panel presentation on MPAs and recreation and tourism. The Committee will receive a draft charge and form Subcommittees to address that charge. The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http:// www.mpa.gov. Dated: May 12, 2012. Margaret A. Davidson, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–11949 Filed 5–16–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Wednesday, May 23, 2012; 10 a.m.–11 a.m. PLACE: Hearing Room 420, Bethesda Towers, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland. STATUS: Closed to the Public. TIME AND DATE: Matter To Be Considered Compliance Status Report The Commission staff will brief the Commission on the status of compliance matters. For a recorded message containing the latest agenda information, call (301) 504–7948. E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Ocean Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Marine Protected 
Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee) in Silver Spring, 
Maryland.

DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 12, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. 
to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and 
Thursday, June 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. These times and the 
agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web 
page listed below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 8777 
Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kara Yeager, Designated Federal 
Officer, MPA FAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East 
West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301-713-3100 x162, 
Fax: 301-713-3110); email: kara.yeager@noaa.gov; or visit the National 
MPA Center Web site at http://www.mpa.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee, composed of external, 
knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by 
the Department of Commerce (DOC) to provide advice to the Secretaries 
of Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of 
Executive Order 13158, which calls for the development of a National 
System of MPAs. The National System aims to strengthen existing MPAs 
and MPA programs through national and regional coordination, capacity 
building, science and analysis. The meeting is open to the public, and 
public comment will be accepted from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012. In general, each individual or group will be 
limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. If members of the public 
wish to submit written statements, they should be submitted to the 
Designated Federal Official by June 8, 2012.
    Matters To Be Considered: This meeting will be a joint meeting of 
the Committee and National System of MPA Partners (representatives from 
state and federal MPA agencies). The focus of the meeting will be 
learning about the findings and recommendations of the MPA Center 
External Review, sharing information about capabilities, needs and 
priorities of partners, and identifying ways in which the Committee can 
better support the federal and state programs that make up the National 
System of MPAs. The Committee meeting will include a panel presentation 
on MPAs and recreation and tourism. The Committee will receive a draft 
charge and form Subcommittees to address that charge. The agenda is 
subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http://www.mpa.gov.

    Dated: May 12, 2012.
Margaret A. Davidson,
Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National 
Ocean Service, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.
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