Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 20864-20865 [2014-08323]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 20864 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 71 / Monday, April 14, 2014 / Notices opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that will be submitted to OMB for approval. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Michele Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–1522. Email: Michele.Brooks@wdc.usda.gov. FAX: (202) 720–4120. Title: 7 CFR part 1738, Rural Broadband Loans and Loan Guarantee Program. OMB Control Number: 0572–0130. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is authorized by Title VI, Rural Broadband Access, of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended (RE Act), to provide loans and loan guarantees to fund the cost of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment for the provision of broadband service in eligible rural communities in States and Territories of the United States. The term of the loans is based on the expected composite economic life based on the depreciation of the facilities financed. The term of the loan can be as high as 25 years or even longer. 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Copies of this information collection can be obtained from MaryPat Daskal, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, at (202) 720–7853. FAX: (202) 720–4120. Email: MaryPat.Daskal@ wdc.usda.gov. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: April 2, 2014. John Charles Padalino, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2014–08309 Filed 4–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Voluntary Release Reports. OMB Control Number: 0648–0628. Form Number(s): NA. Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Number of Respondents: 13. Average Hours per Response: 5 minutes. Burden Hours: 1. Needs and Uses: This request is for an extension of a currently approved information collection. Under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSFMCA, 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is to ensure that conservation and management measures promote, to the extent practicable, implementation of scientific research programs that include the tagging and releasing of Atlantic highly migratory species (HMS). The currently approved PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information collection allows the public to submit volunteered geographic and biological information relating to HMS releases in order to populate an interactive Web site mapping tool. This Web page attracts visitors who are interested in Atlantic HMS and contains information and links to promote HMS tagging programs that the general public can support or become involved with. All submissions are voluntary. Information is used to raise awareness for releasing Atlantic HMS and HMS tagging programs, and is not used as representative results. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit organizations. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: April 8, 2014 Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–08224 Filed 4–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD220 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Mackerel-Squid-Butterfish (MSB) Monitoring Committee will meet twice via webinar to develop recommendations for future MSB specifications. SUMMARY: The first meeting will be Tuesday May 13, 2014, starting at 9 a.m. and ending by 11 a.m. The second meeting will be Tuesday May 27, 2014, starting at 9 a.m. and ending by 1 p.m. DATES: E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 71 / Monday, April 14, 2014 / Notices The meetings will be held via webinar, but anyone can also attend at the Council office address (see below). The webinar link is: http:// mafmc.adobeconnect.com/ msbmc2015specs/. Please call the Council in advance if you wish to attend at the Council office. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. ADDRESSES: 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. The Council’s Mackerel-Squid-Butterfish (MSB) Monitoring Committee will meet twice to develop recommendations for future MSB specifications. The first meeting will focus on reviewing the available information and plan any additionally needed analyses. The second meeting will focus on finalizing recommendations for the Council. There will be time for public questions and comments at both meetings. The Council utilizes the Monitoring Committee recommendations at each June Council meeting when setting the subsequent years’ MSB specifications. 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 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Special Accommodations: The meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids or assistance 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. Dated: April 9, 2014. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–08323 Filed 4–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Apr 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD036 Marine Mammals; File No. 16591 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 Darlene Ketten, Ph.D., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 266 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543, to collect, import, export, and receive marine mammal parts for scientific research. SUMMARY: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following office: Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 EastWest Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427– 8401; fax (301) 713–0376. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sloan or Jennifer Skidmore, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 17, 2014, notice was published in the Federal Register (79 FR 3180) 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 Dr. Ketten to annually collect, receive, import and export biological samples from 20 individual cetaceans and 20 individual pinnipeds of each species under NMFS jurisdiction. The purpose of the research is to study marine mammal hearing including calculating hearing frequency distributions, determining how marine mammal ears withstand pressure changes, and understanding how underwater noise affects marine mammal hearing. No takes of live animals, direct or indirect, are ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20865 authorized by the permit. The permit expires on February 28, 2019. 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 8, 2014. Tammy C. Adams, Acting Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–08349 Filed 4–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION [Docket No: CFPB–2014–0007] Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) is proposing a new Generic Information Collection Plan titled, ‘‘CFPB Generic Information Collection Plan for Studies of Consumers using Controlled Trials in Field and Economic Laboratory Settings.’’ SUMMARY: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or before June 13, 2014 to be assured of consideration. DATES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection, OMB Control Number (see below), and docket number (see above), by any of the following methods: • Electronic: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 71 (Monday, April 14, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20864-20865]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-08323]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD220


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) 
Mackerel-Squid-Butterfish (MSB) Monitoring Committee will meet twice 
via webinar to develop recommendations for future MSB specifications.

DATES: The first meeting will be Tuesday May 13, 2014, starting at 9 
a.m. and ending by 11 a.m. The second meeting will be Tuesday May 27, 
2014, starting at 9 a.m. and ending by 1 p.m.

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ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held via webinar, but anyone can also 
attend at the Council office address (see below). The webinar link is: 
http://mafmc.adobeconnect.com/msbmc2015specs/. Please call the Council 
in advance if you wish to attend at the Council office.
    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 Council's Mackerel-Squid-Butterfish 
(MSB) Monitoring Committee will meet twice to develop recommendations 
for future MSB specifications. The first meeting will focus on 
reviewing the available information and plan any additionally needed 
analyses. The second meeting will focus on finalizing recommendations 
for the Council. There will be time for public questions and comments 
at both meetings. The Council utilizes the Monitoring Committee 
recommendations at each June Council meeting when setting the 
subsequent years' MSB specifications.
    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 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 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 meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids or 
assistance 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.

    Dated: April 9, 2014.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-08323 Filed 4-11-14; 8:45 am]
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