Proposed Designation of Marine Critical Habitat for the Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Caretta caretta, Under the Endangered Species Act; Public Hearing, 51705 [2013-20229]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 21, 2013 / Proposed Rules Authority Fish and Wildlife Service 50 CFR Part 17 Background Dated: August 9, 2013. Patrick Leonard, Acting Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [Docket No. FWS–R8–ES–2013–0080; 4500030114] RIN 1018–AZ57 [FR Doc. 2013–20190 Filed 8–20–13; 8:45 am] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Ivesia webberi (Webber’s ivesia) AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The authority for this action is the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Proposed rule; correction. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), correct the public meeting dates published in the August 2, 2013, proposed rule to designate critical habitat for Ivesia webberi. 50 CFR Part 226 ACTION: SUMMARY: RIN 0648–BD27 We will hold a public meeting on the proposed rule on September 10, 2013, in Reno, Nevada, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of the Interior Building, Great Basin Conference Room, 1340 Financial Blvd., Reno, NV 89502. People needing reasonable accommodations in order to attend and participate in the public hearing should contact Jeannie Stafford, Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office, as soon as possible (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edward D. Koch, State Supervisor, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office, 1340 Financial Boulevard, Suite 234, Reno, NV 89502; by telephone 775–861–6300; or by facsimile 775–861–6301. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 800–877–8339. DATES: In our August 2, 2013, proposed rule to designate critical habitat for Ivesia webberi, we included the wrong date for the public meeting we are holding to discuss the proposed rule. The correct date for the public meeting is listed above in the DATES section of this document. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:09 Aug 20, 2013 Jkt 229001 51705 Proposed Designation of Marine Critical Habitat for the Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Caretta caretta, Under the Endangered Species Act; Public Hearing National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public hearings. AGENCY: We, NMFS, will hold public hearings related to our Proposed Designation of Marine Critical Habitat for the Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Caretta caretta, under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). DATES: The public hearings will be held on September 9 and 10, 2013, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The hearings will be held at: • University of North CarolinaWilmington, Warwick Center, Ballroom 5, 629 Hamilton Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403 on September 9. • Crystal Coast Civic Center, 3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557 on September 10. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Pultz, NMFS Office of Protected Resources, Silver Spring, MD, telephone: 301–427–8472, email: susan.pultz@noaa.gov; or Therese Conant, NMFS Office of Protected Resources, Silver Spring, MD, telephone: 301–427–8456, or therese.conant@noaa.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 9990 NMFS staff will present a brief overview of the Proposed Rule titled Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Loggerhead Sea Turtle Distinct Population Segment (DPS) and Determination Regarding Critical Habitat for the North Pacific Ocean Loggerhead DPS. Following this overview, members of the public will have the opportunity to go on record with comments on the proposed designation. Members of the public may also submit written comments at the hearing, or via the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal. To do the latter, go to www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=NOAA-NMFS-20130079, click the ‘‘Comment Now!’’ icon, complete the required fields, and enter or attach our comments. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on July 18, 2013 (78 FR 43006) and may be obtained at https:// www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/ 07/18/2013–17204/endangered-andthreatened-species-designation-ofcritical-habitat-for-the-northwestatlantic-ocean. More information and background documents can be found at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/ turtles/loggerhead.htm. Speaker Sign Up Doors will open for registration at 6:30 p.m. for sign-up and seating. Time allotted will depend upon the number of speakers but will likely be limited to 5 minutes each. Registered speakers will be asked to indicate their full name, contact information, and the identity of any organizations on whose behalf they may be speaking. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to Susan Pultz (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq. Dated: August 15, 2013. P. Michael Payne, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–20229 Filed 8–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\21AUP1.SGM 21AUP1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 162 (Wednesday, August 21, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-20229]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

50 CFR Part 226

RIN 0648-BD27


Proposed Designation of Marine Critical Habitat for the 
Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Caretta caretta, Under the Endangered Species 
Act; Public Hearing

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

ACTION: Notice of public hearings.

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SUMMARY: We, NMFS, will hold public hearings related to our Proposed 
Designation of Marine Critical Habitat for the Loggerhead Sea Turtle, 
Caretta caretta, under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

DATES: The public hearings will be held on September 9 and 10, 2013, 
from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The hearings will be held at:
     University of North Carolina-Wilmington, Warwick Center, 
Ballroom 5, 629 Hamilton Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403 on September 9.
     Crystal Coast Civic Center, 3505 Arendell Street, Morehead 
City, NC 28557 on September 10.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Pultz, NMFS Office of Protected 
Resources, Silver Spring, MD, telephone: 301-427-8472, email: 
susan.pultz@noaa.gov; or Therese Conant, NMFS Office of Protected 
Resources, Silver Spring, MD, telephone: 301-427-8456, or 
therese.conant@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    NMFS staff will present a brief overview of the Proposed Rule 
titled Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean 
Loggerhead Sea Turtle Distinct Population Segment (DPS) and 
Determination Regarding Critical Habitat for the North Pacific Ocean 
Loggerhead DPS. Following this overview, members of the public will 
have the opportunity to go on record with comments on the proposed 
designation. Members of the public may also submit written comments at 
the hearing, or via the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal. To do the latter, 
go to www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=NOAA-NMFS-2013-0079, click 
the ``Comment Now!'' icon, complete the required fields, and enter or 
attach our comments. The proposed rule was published in the Federal 
Register on July 18, 2013 (78 FR 43006) and may be obtained at https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/07/18/2013-17204/endangered-and-threatened-species-designation-of-critical-habitat-for-the-northwest-atlantic-ocean. More information and background documents can be found 
at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/turtles/loggerhead.htm.

Speaker Sign Up

    Doors will open for registration at 6:30 p.m. for sign-up and 
seating. Time allotted will depend upon the number of speakers but will 
likely be limited to 5 minutes each. Registered speakers will be asked 
to indicate their full name, contact information, and the identity of 
any organizations on whose behalf they may be speaking.

Special Accommodations

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

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.

    Dated: August 15, 2013.
P. Michael Payne,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-20229 Filed 8-20-13; 8:45 am]
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