Marine Mammals; File No. 17312, 23538-23539 [2013-09249]

Download as PDF 23538 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 76 / Friday, April 19, 2013 / Notices LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [4/3/2013 through 4/15/2013] Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address PrintFlex Graphics, Inc ................ 2201 January Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110. 4/3/2013 AD Hawk, Inc. d/b/a Amrak Enterprises. Habitata Building Products, LLC d/b/a Halcyon Shades. Creative Candles, LLC ................ 3515 Airway Drive Suite 206, Reno, NV 89511. 1600 S. 39th St, St. Louis, MO 63110. 3218 Roanoke Road, Kansas City, MO 64111. 12410 NE 95th Street, Vancouver, WA 98682. 1306 South Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335. 4/3/2013 Irrigation Accessories Company .. ChannelLock, Inc ......................... Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Division, Room 71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA’s regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Dated: April 15, 2013. Michael S. DeVillo, Eligibility Examiner. [FR Doc. 2013–09211 Filed 4–18–13; 8:45 am] Product(s) 4/9/2013 The firm manufactures promotional paper products, instant redemption coupons, booklets, stickers and labels. The firm manufacturers valve components and other machined components and sub assemblies. The firm manufacturers solar shades for windows. 4/9/2013 The firm manufacturers candles and accessories. 4/12/2013 The firm manufactuers irrigation accessories. 4/3/2013 The firm manufactures pliers and hand tools. said zone to the World Trade Center Savannah, LLC, which has accepted such reissuance subject to approval by the FTZ Board. Upon review, the Board finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public interest. Therefore, the Board approves the application and recognizes the World Trade Center Savannah, LLC as the new grantee for Foreign-Trade Zone 104, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13. Signed at Washington, DC, this 11th day of April 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, ForeignTrade Zones Board. Attest: Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–09254 Filed 4–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [Order No. 1896] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Designation of New Grantee; Foreign Trade Zone 104, Savannah, Georgia RIN 0648–XC628 Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the Foreign-Trade Zones Board Regulations (15 CFR part 400), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: The Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) has considered the application (docketed 02/15/13) submitted by the Savannah Airport Commission, grantee of FTZ 104, Savannah, Georgia, requesting reissuance of the grant of authority for AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:11 Apr 18, 2013 Jkt 229001 Marine Mammals; File No. 17312 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. Notice is hereby given that the Scripps Institution of Oceanography [Responsible Party: John Hildebrand, Ph.D.], University of California, 8635 Discovery Way, La Jolla, CA 92093, has applied in due form for a permit to conduct research on 35 cetacean species/stocks, including the following SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 endangered whales: blue (Balaenoptera musculus), fin (B. physalus), sei (B. borealis), Southern Resident stock of killer (Orcinus orca), Hawaii insular stock of false killer (Pseudorca crassidens), sperm (Physeter macrocephalus), North Pacific right (Eubalaena japonica), and humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae) whales. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before May 20, 2013. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https:// apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 17312 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. 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: Amy Hapeman or Carrie Hubard, (301)427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended E:\FR\FM\19APN1.SGM 19APN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 76 / Friday, April 19, 2013 / Notices (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), 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 parts 222–226). The applicant is requesting a 5-year research permit to study 35 cetacean species or stocks during vessel surveys in the Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Mexico to understand cetaceans’ use of sound, their sensitivity to anthropogenic sound, and impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The applicant requests authority to: (1) Photograph cetaceans for identification to determine abundance, movements and population structure; (2) collect biopsies and fecal samples to determine taxonomy, sex, relatedness and stock structure of cetaceans; and (3) suction-cup tag, track, and collect passive acoustic recordings to study cetacean diving behavior, calling behavior, feeding, and movements. 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. Documents may be reviewed in the following locations: 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; Northwest Region, NMFS, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., BIN C15700, Bldg. 1, Seattle, WA 98115–0700; phone (206)526–6150; fax (206)526–6426; Alaska Region, NMFS, P.O. Box 21668, Juneau, AK 99802–1668; phone (907)586–7221; fax (907)586–7249; Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802–4213; phone (562)980–4001; fax (562)980–4018; Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm 1110, Honolulu, HI 96814–4700; phone (808)944–2200; fax (808)973–2941; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727)824–5312; fax (727)824–5309. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:11 Apr 18, 2013 Jkt 229001 Dated: April 16, 2013. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–09249 Filed 4–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC620 National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council); May 6 and 9–10, 2013 Council Coordination Committee Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Pacific Council will host a meeting of the Council Coordination Committee (CCC) consisting of the eight Regional Fishery Management Council (RFMC) chairs, vice chairs, and executive directors and its subcommittees in May 2013. The intent of this meeting is to discuss issues of relevance to the Councils, including: budget issues, CCC meeting protocols, Managing Our Nation’s Fisheries 3 (MONF3) conference results, Endangered Species Act transparency, electronic monitoring, allocation review process, Department of Commerce Office of the Inspector General report action plan, new environmental review process, other topics of concern to the RFMC, and decisions and follow-up activities. SUMMARY: The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 6, 2013, and recess at 5:30 p.m. or when business is complete; reconvene at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2013 and recess at 5 p.m. or when business is complete; and reconvene at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013 and adjourn by 5:30 p.m. or when business is complete. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW., Washington DC 20036. The Pacific Council address is Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, Oregon 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director; telephone: 503–820–2280 or 866–806– 7204 toll free; or access the Pacific Council Web site, http:// DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23539 www.pcouncil.org for the current meeting location, proposed agenda, and meeting briefing materials. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act (MSRA) of 2006 established the Council Coordination Committee (CCC) by amending section 302 (16 U.S.C. 1852) of the MSA. The committee consists of the chairs, vice chairs, and executive directors of each of the eight Regional Fishery Management Councils authorized by the MSA or other Council members or staff. The meeting is being held before and after the MONF3 national conference being held in Washington, DC May 6– 9, 2013. The meeting and subcommittee meetings are open to the public (Submit written comments to the Pacific Council (see ADDRESSES). There will be a short closed session of the CCC Monday morning. The Web site (found at http:// www.cvent.com/events/managing-ournation-s-fisheries-3/event-summary94ddf325198f4501996ccc 62aa396aa2.aspx) has materials relevant to discussions at the CCC meetings. Agenda Monday, May 6, 2013 10–11 a.m. Closed session. 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Call to Order Open Public Comment Managing Our Nations Fisheries III Conference 12 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch 1:30–4 p.m. CCC Meeting Guidance Budget Issues 4–5 p.m. The Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC) ESA Working Group Session 4–5 p.m. OIG Report Response: CCC Subcommittee and NMFS meeting Thursday, May 9, 2013 1:30–5 p.m. Consideration of Managing Our Nation’s Fisheries 3 Conference Results Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization and Associated Legislation Possibilities Friday, May 10, 2013 9 a.m.–12 p.m. ESA Transparency Electronic Monitoring Allocation Review Process 12–1:30 p.m. Lunch 1:30–5 p.m. OIG Report Action Plan New NEPA process Discussion of Follow-up Activities ADJOURN E:\FR\FM\19APN1.SGM 19APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 76 (Friday, April 19, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-09249]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC628


Marine Mammals; File No. 17312

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 the Scripps Institution of 
Oceanography [Responsible Party: John Hildebrand, Ph.D.], University of 
California, 8635 Discovery Way, La Jolla, CA 92093, has applied in due 
form for a permit to conduct research on 35 cetacean species/stocks, 
including the following endangered whales: blue (Balaenoptera 
musculus), fin (B. physalus), sei (B. borealis), Southern Resident 
stock of killer (Orcinus orca), Hawaii insular stock of false killer 
(Pseudorca crassidens), sperm (Physeter macrocephalus), North Pacific 
right (Eubalaena japonica), and humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae) 
whales.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or 
before May 20, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for 
review by selecting ``Records Open for Public Comment'' from the 
Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species 
(APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File 
No. 17312 from the list of available applications.
    These documents are also available upon written request or by 
appointment in the following offices: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
    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: Amy Hapeman or Carrie Hubard, 
(301)427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the 
authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended

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(MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking 
and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), 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 parts 222-226).
    The applicant is requesting a 5-year research permit to study 35 
cetacean species or stocks during vessel surveys in the Pacific Ocean 
and Gulf of Mexico to understand cetaceans' use of sound, their 
sensitivity to anthropogenic sound, and impacts of the Deepwater 
Horizon oil spill. The applicant requests authority to: (1) Photograph 
cetaceans for identification to determine abundance, movements and 
population structure; (2) collect biopsies and fecal samples to 
determine taxonomy, sex, relatedness and stock structure of cetaceans; 
and (3) suction-cup tag, track, and collect passive acoustic recordings 
to study cetacean diving behavior, calling behavior, feeding, and 
movements.
    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.
    Documents may be reviewed in the following locations:
    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;
    Northwest Region, NMFS, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., BIN C15700, Bldg. 
1, Seattle, WA 98115-0700; phone (206)526-6150; fax (206)526-6426;
    Alaska Region, NMFS, P.O. Box 21668, Juneau, AK 99802-1668; phone 
(907)586-7221; fax (907)586-7249;
    Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long 
Beach, CA 90802-4213; phone (562)980-4001; fax (562)980-4018;
    Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm 1110, 
Honolulu, HI 96814-4700; phone (808)944-2200; fax (808)973-2941; and
    Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 
33701; phone (727)824-5312; fax (727)824-5309.

    Dated: April 16, 2013.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
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