Marine Mammals; File No. 17996, 21915-21916 [2013-08571]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 71 / Friday, April 12, 2013 / Notices issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: April 9, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–08628 Filed 4–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Dated: April 9, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. RIN 0648–XC616 [FR Doc. 2013–08625 Filed 4–11–13; 8:45 am] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting BILLING CODE 3510–22–P National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held via webinar on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar with a telephone-only connection option. Details on webinar registration and telephone-only connection details are available at: http://www.mafmc.org. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 North 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. mstockstill on DSK6TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:47 Apr 11, 2013 Jkt 229001 This meeting will include a briefing on the 2013 surfclam benchmark stock assessment and ocean quahog stock assessment update; review information relevant to multi-year ABC recommendations for Illex squid, longfinned squid, and Atlantic mackerel; and review updated assessment information for Atlantic butterfish. 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. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice 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 final action to address the emergency. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC614 Marine Mammals; File No. 17996 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Silverback Films Ltd, 59 Cotham Hill, Cotham, Bristol, BS6 6JR, United Kingdom, has applied in due form for a permit to conduct commercial or educational photography of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before May 13, 2013. ADDRESSES: These documents are available upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21915 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 824–5312; fax (727) 824–5309. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rosa ´ L. Gonzalez or Kristy Beard, (301) 427– 8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). Section 104(c)(6) provides for photography for educational or commercial purposes involving nonendangered and non-threatened marine mammals in the wild. Silverback Films Ltd requests a twoyear photography permit to film bottlenose dolphin strand-feeding events in the estuaries and creeks of Bull Creek and around Hilton Head, South Carolina. Filming would be conducted from a small boat and from a helicopter. A maximum of 500 dolphins, annually, would be approached. Filming would occur over one (or two if needed) sessions of three to four weeks each and be completed by October 2014. Footage would be used in a seven-part television series, The Hunt, an educational series on predation strategy and predator-prey dynamics for the British Broadcasting Company. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an Environmental Assessment or Environmental Impact Statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1 21916 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 71 / Friday, April 12, 2013 / Notices FA4800 633 CONS LGCP, Langley AFB, VA Service Type/Location: Warehousing Service, Fort Hood II Commissary, Warrior Way Building 85020, Fort Hood, TX. NPA: CW Resources, Inc., New Britain, CT Contracting Activity: Defense Commissaryagency (DECA), Fort Lee, VA Dated: April 8, 2013. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–08571 Filed 4–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Proposed Additions and Deletions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Proposed additions to and deletions from the Procurement List. AGENCY: The Committee is proposing to add services to the Procurement List that will be provided by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes products and a service previously furnished by such agencies. Comments Must Be Received on Or Before: 5/13/2013. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, 1401 S. Clarke Street, Suite 10800, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4149 SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO SUBMIT COMMENTS CONTACT: Barry S. Lineback, Telephone: (703) 603–7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov. This notice is published pursuant to 41 USC 8503 (a)(2) and 41 CFR 51–2.3. Its purpose is to provide interested persons an opportunity to submit comments on the proposed actions. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additions mstockstill on DSK6TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES If the Committee approves the proposed additions, the entities of the Federal Government identified in this notice will be required to procure the services listed below from nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. The following services are proposed for addition to Procurement List for production by the nonprofit agencies listed: Services Service Type/Location: Operation of Supply Support Activity Service, 733d Logistics Readiness Division, Building 1608 and 1610, Patch Road, Joint Base LangleyEustis, VA. NPA: Skookum Educational Programs, Bremerton, WA Contracting Activity: Dept of the Air Force, VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:47 Apr 11, 2013 Jkt 229001 Deletions The following products and service are proposed for deletion from the Procurement List: Products NSN: 8415–00–NIB–0012—Sweatshirt, USMA, Hooded, Gray, Large NSN: 8415–00–NIB–0013—Sweatshirt, USMA, Hooded, Gray, X-Large NSN: 8415–00–NIB–0014—Sweatshirt, USMA, Hooded, Gray, Medium NSN: 8415–00–NIB–0015—Sweatshirt, USMA, Crewneck, Gray, Large NSN: 8415–00–NIB–0016—Sweatshirt, USMA, Crewneck, Gray, X-Large NSN: 8415–00–NIB–0017—Sweatshirt, USMA, Crewneck, Gray, Medium NSN: 8415–00–NIB–0018—Sweatpants, USMA, Gray, Large NSN: 8415–00–NIB–0019—Sweatpants, USMA, Gray, X-Large NSN: 8415–00–NIB–0020—Sweatpants, USMA, Gray, Medium NPA: Blind Industries & Services of Maryland, Baltimore, MD Contracting Activity: W40M Natl Region Contract OFC, Fort Belvoir, VA NSN: 7930–00–664–6910—Glass Cleaner, Bio-based, Heavy Duty, 8 oz. NPA: Lighthouse for the Blind of Houston, Houston, TX Contracting Activity: General Services Administration, Fort Worth, TX Safety-Walk, Tapes & Treads—660 Brown General Purpose NSN: 7220–00–NIB–0050 NSN: 7220–00–NIB–0051 NSN: 7220–00–NIB–0052 NPA: Louisiana Association for the Blind, Shreveport, LA Contracting Activity: General Services Administration, New York, NY Service Service Type/Location: Receiving, Shipping, Handling & Custodial Service, Brunswick Naval Air Station, 35 Dominion Avenue, Building 335, Topsham, ME. NPA: Pathways, Inc., Auburn, ME Contracting Activity: Defense Commissaryagency (DECA), Fort Lee, VA Barry S. Lineback, Director, Business Operations. [FR Doc. 2013–08655 Filed 4–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6353–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Addition And Deletions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Addition to and Deletions from the Procurement List. AGENCY: This action adds a service to the Procurement List that will be provided by a nonprofit agency employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes products and services from the Procurement List previously furnished by such agencies. DATES: Effective Date: 5/13/2013. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, 1401 S. Clarke Street, Suite 10800, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4149. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barry S. Lineback, Telephone: (703) 603–7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Addition On 2/22/2013 (78 FR 12296–12297), the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice of proposed addition to the Procurement List. After consideration of the material presented to it concerning capability of qualified nonprofit agency to provide the service and impact of the addition on the current or most recent contractors, the Committee has determined that the service listed below is suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 8501–8506 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 organization that will provide the service to the Government. 2. The action will result in authorizing a small entity to provide the service 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. 8501–8506) in E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 71 (Friday, April 12, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21915-21916]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-08571]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC614


Marine Mammals; File No. 17996

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

ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Silverback Films Ltd, 59 Cotham 
Hill, Cotham, Bristol, BS6 6JR, United Kingdom, has applied in due form 
for a permit to conduct commercial or educational photography of 
bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus).

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or 
before May 13, 2013.

ADDRESSES: These documents are 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
    Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 
33701; phone (727) 824-5312; fax (727) 824-5309.
    Written comments on this application should be submitted to the 
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. 
Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713-0376, or by 
email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the 
subject line of the email comment.
    Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a 
written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the 
address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons 
why a hearing on this application would be appropriate.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rosa L. Gonz[aacute]lez or Kristy 
Beard, (301) 427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the 
authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing the 
taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). Section 
104(c)(6) provides for photography for educational or commercial 
purposes involving non-endangered and non-threatened marine mammals in 
the wild.
    Silverback Films Ltd requests a two-year photography permit to film 
bottlenose dolphin strand-feeding events in the estuaries and creeks of 
Bull Creek and around Hilton Head, South Carolina. Filming would be 
conducted from a small boat and from a helicopter. A maximum of 500 
dolphins, annually, would be approached. Filming would occur over one 
(or two if needed) sessions of three to four weeks each and be 
completed by October 2014. Footage would be used in a seven-part 
television series, The Hunt, an educational series on predation 
strategy and predator-prey dynamics for the British Broadcasting 
Company.
    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that 
the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to 
prepare an Environmental Assessment or Environmental Impact Statement.
    Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine 
Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors.


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    Dated: April 8, 2013.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
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