South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 23745-23746 [2013-09397]

Download as PDF 23745 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 77 / Monday, April 22, 2013 / Notices economic development, and operational implementation entities. Æ Provide systems engineering support to NCCoE programs and proposed security platform development, selection, and implementation. This will include NCCoE infrastructure, project planning, project implementation, and technology transfer components of the NCCoE’s efforts to accelerate adoption of robust cybersecurity technologies in the government and private sectors. Æ Generate technical expertise to create a relevant cybersecurity workforce in coordination with the NCCoE staff and in close collaboration with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education and with Federal government, university, and industry participants and collaborators in NCCoE activities. 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In particular, we are interested in feedback regarding the proposed scope of the work to be performed by the FFRDC, and the presence of any existing private- or public-sector capabilities in this area that NIST should be considering. It is anticipated that a Request for Proposal (RFP) will be posted on FedBizOpps in the Summer of 2013. Alternatively, a copy of the RFP can be obtained by contacting the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above once the RFP is posted. Dated: April 16, 2013. Mary Saunders, Associate Director for Management Resources. [FR Doc. 2013–09376 Filed 4–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC635 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a special webinar meeting in order to address Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 19 as well as the Proposed Rule for Gulf Council Permit Transfer and Renewal Requirements. The Council will take action as necessary. The Council will also hold a public comment session via webinar. DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2013. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via GoToWebinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Mike Collins (see Contact Information below) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please request meeting information at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Collins, Administrative Officer, SAFMC; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: mike.collins@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion are as follows: Council Session Agenda, Monday, May 13, 2013, 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. 1. Call the meeting to order, adopt the agenda and approve the March 2013 minutes. Public comment will be accepted on Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 19 and the Proposed Rule to address Permit Transfer and Renewal Requirements for Gulf of Mexico ForHire Permits. Individuals wishing to comment verbally must use the question feature (box) on the webinar control panel to indicate their desire to speak. This must be done by 1:15 p.m. (The webinar page will be available from 12 noon until 1:15 p.m. on May 13, 2013 for individuals to register their desire to comment verbally.) At 1:15 p.m., the Chairman will begin the public comment period by calling on those individuals that registered using the webinar control panel question feature. Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 19 1. Receive an update on the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) review and recommendations of the 2013 stock assessment update for black sea bass. 2. Receive an overview and a summary of public comments pertaining to Regulatory Amendment 19. This amendment proposes changes in Annual Catch Limits (ACLs), Annual Catch Targets (ACTs), and the Allowable Biological Catch (ABC) for black sea bass. 3. Discuss the amendment, modify it as appropriate, select preferred alternatives, deem the codified text as necessary, and approve Regulatory Amendment 19 for formal Secretarial review. Gulf Council Permit Transfer and Renewal Requirements 1. Receive an overview of the Proposed Rule to address permit transfer and renewal requirement for Gulf of Mexico for-hire permits only. This action would revise current transfer restrictions and would allow a for-hire vessel to maintain greater capacity for non-fishing activities. While fishing, however, the passenger capacity listed on the for-hire permit E:\FR\FM\22APN1.SGM 22APN1 23746 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 77 / Monday, April 22, 2013 / Notices (based on the passenger capacity of the vessel when the permit was issued) remains restricted to the permit. Additionally, the vessel would no longer need to submit a Certificate of Inspection documentation for renewal. 2. Discuss and approve the Proposed Rule. Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council office (see ADDRESSES). 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 identified 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. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Dated: April 17, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–09397 Filed 4–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC218 Marine Mammals; File No. 17298 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a permit has been issued to Mystic Aquarium, Mystic, Connecticut 06355 [Responsible Party: Stephen Coan, Ph.D.] to collect, import, export, and receive marine mammal parts for scientific research. ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Apr 19, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 Northeast Region, NMFS, 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930; phone (978) 281–9328; fax (978) 281– 9394. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sloan or Jennifer Skidmore, (301)427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 2, 2012, notice was published in the Federal Register (77 FR 60107) that a request for a permit to conduct research on marine mammals parts had been submitted by the above-named applicant. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (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.), the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226), and the Fur Seal Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.). The permit authorizes Mystic Aquarium to annually collect, receive, import and export biological samples from 5,000 individual cetaceans and 5,000 individual pinnipeds under NMFS jurisdiction to conduct studies of diet and nutrition, disease, immune function, environmental stressors, toxicology and health of marine mammals. No takes of live animals, direct or indirect, are authorized by the permit. The permit expires on April 1, 2018. 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. As required by the ESA, issuance of this permit was based on a finding that such permit: (1) Was applied for in good faith; (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered species; and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: April 16, 2013. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–09297 Filed 4–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC496 Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Russian River Estuary Management Activities National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization. AGENCY: In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to the Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, three species of marine mammals during estuary management activities conducted at the mouth of the Russian River, Sonoma County, California. DATES: This authorization is effective for the period of one year, from April 21, 2013, through April 20, 2014. ADDRESSES: SCWA’s application as well as a list of the references used in this document may be obtained by visiting the internet at: http:// www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/permits/ incidental.htm. Supplemental documents provided by SCWA may be found at the same web address, as can NMFS’ Environmental Assessment (2010) and associated Finding of No Significant Impact, prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, and NMFS’ Biological Opinion (2008) on the effects of Russian River management activities on salmonids, prepared pursuant to the Endangered Species Act. These documents cited may also be viewed, by appointment only (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT), at the National Marine Fisheries Service, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ben Laws, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background Sections 101(a)(5)(A) and (D) of the MMPA (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) direct the Secretary of Commerce to allow, upon request, the incidental, but not intentional, taking of small numbers of marine mammals by U.S. citizens who engage in a specified activity (other than E:\FR\FM\22APN1.SGM 22APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 77 (Monday, April 22, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23745-23746]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-09397]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC635


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a special webinar meeting in order to address Snapper Grouper 
Regulatory Amendment 19 as well as the Proposed Rule for Gulf Council 
Permit Transfer and Renewal Requirements. The Council will take action 
as necessary. The Council will also hold a public comment session via 
webinar.

DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on 
Monday, May 13, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via GoToWebinar. 
The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in 
participating should contact Mike Collins (see Contact Information 
below) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. 
Please request meeting information at least 24 hours in advance of the 
meeting.
    Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 
Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Collins, Administrative Officer, 
SAFMC; telephone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC-10; fax: 
(843) 769-4520; email: mike.collins@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion are as follows:

Council Session Agenda, Monday, May 13, 2013, 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.

    1. Call the meeting to order, adopt the agenda and approve the 
March 2013 minutes.
    Public comment will be accepted on Snapper Grouper Regulatory 
Amendment 19 and the Proposed Rule to address Permit Transfer and 
Renewal Requirements for Gulf of Mexico For-Hire Permits. Individuals 
wishing to comment verbally must use the question feature (box) on the 
webinar control panel to indicate their desire to speak. This must be 
done by 1:15 p.m. (The webinar page will be available from 12 noon 
until 1:15 p.m. on May 13, 2013 for individuals to register their 
desire to comment verbally.) At 1:15 p.m., the Chairman will begin the 
public comment period by calling on those individuals that registered 
using the webinar control panel question feature.

Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 19

    1. Receive an update on the Scientific and Statistical Committee 
(SSC) review and recommendations of the 2013 stock assessment update 
for black sea bass.
    2. Receive an overview and a summary of public comments pertaining 
to Regulatory Amendment 19. This amendment proposes changes in Annual 
Catch Limits (ACLs), Annual Catch Targets (ACTs), and the Allowable 
Biological Catch (ABC) for black sea bass.
    3. Discuss the amendment, modify it as appropriate, select 
preferred alternatives, deem the codified text as necessary, and 
approve Regulatory Amendment 19 for formal Secretarial review.

Gulf Council Permit Transfer and Renewal Requirements

    1. Receive an overview of the Proposed Rule to address permit 
transfer and renewal requirement for Gulf of Mexico for-hire permits 
only. This action would revise current transfer restrictions and would 
allow a for-hire vessel to maintain greater capacity for non-fishing 
activities. While fishing, however, the passenger capacity listed on 
the for-hire permit

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(based on the passenger capacity of the vessel when the permit was 
issued) remains restricted to the permit. Additionally, the vessel 
would no longer need to submit a Certificate of Inspection 
documentation for renewal.
    2. Discuss and approve the Proposed Rule.
    Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council 
office (see ADDRESSES).
    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 identified 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.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office 
(see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting.

    Note:  The times and sequence specified in this agenda are 
subject to change.


    Dated: April 17, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-09397 Filed 4-19-13; 8:45 am]
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