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Download as PDF 37270 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 126 / Tuesday, July 1, 2014 / Proposed Rules (1,798.5 square km)’’. However, this is incorrect. Amendment 8 would actually increase the size of the Oculina Bank HAPC by 343.42 square miles (889.5 square km), for a total area of 632.42 square miles (1,638 square km). This notification corrects these two values published in the NOA. DATES: The public comment period for the NOA that published at 79 FR 28880, May 20, 2014, ends on July 21, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Marie Eich, 727–824–5305; email: annemarie.eich@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 20, 2014, NMFS published a NOA in the Federal Register (79 FR 28880) for Amendment 8 that would expand portions of the northern and western boundaries of the Oculina Bank HAPC and allow transit through the Oculina Bank HAPC by fishing vessels with rock shrimp onboard; modify vessel monitoring systems requirements for rock shrimp fishermen transiting through the Oculina Bank HAPC; expand a portion of the western boundary of the Stetson Reefs, Savannah and East Florida Lithotherms, and Miami Terrace Deepwater Coral HAPC, including modifications to the shrimp fishery access area 1; and expand a portion of the northern boundary of the Cape Lookout Lophelia Banks Deepwater CHAPC. The purpose of Amendment 8 is to increase protection for deepwater coral based on new information for deepwater coral resources in the South Atlantic. The public comment period for the NOA ends on July 21, 2014. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS Need for Correction During the comment period on the NOA, a member from the public identified to NMFS that the increase of the size of the Oculina Bank HAPC included in the preamble of the NOA was incorrect. NMFS agrees and publishes this notification to correct that mistake. Correction In the Federal Register of May 20, 2014, in FR Doc. 2014–11622, on page 28881, in the first column, last paragraph, the fifth sentence is corrected to read as follows: ‘‘If implemented, Amendment 8 would increase the size of the Oculina HAPC by 343.42 square miles (889.5 square km), for a total area of 632.42 square miles (1,638 square km) and would extend these prohibitions to the VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:47 Jun 30, 2014 Jkt 232001 larger area (except for a limited transit provision described below) and increase the protection of coral.’’ Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: June 25, 2014. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–15417 Filed 6–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 50 CFR Part 622 [Docket No. 140214145–4145–01] RIN 0648–BD81 Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Coral, Coral Reefs, and Live/Hard Bottom Habitats of the South Atlantic Region; Amendment 8; Correction National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Proposed rule; correction. AGENCY: NMFS published a proposed rule on June 3, 2014, to, in part, implement provisions that would expand portions of the northern and western boundaries of the Oculina Bank habitat area of particular concern (HAPC) (Oculina Bank HAPC). The proposed rule stated ‘‘the proposed rule would increase the size of the Oculina Bank HAPC by 405.42 square miles (1,050 square km), for a total area of 694.42 square miles (1,798.5 square km)’’. However, this is incorrect. The proposed rule would actually increase the size of the Oculina Bank HAPC by 343.42 square miles (889.5 square km), for a total area of 632.42 square miles (1,638 square km). This notification corrects these two values published in the proposed rule. DATES: The public comment period for the proposed rule that published at 79 FR 31907, June 3, 2014, ends on July 3, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Marie Eich, 727–824–5305; email: annemarie.eich@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 3, 2014, NMFS published a proposed rule SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 9990 in the Federal Register (79 FR 31907) to implement provisions that would expand portions of the northern and western boundaries of the Oculina Bank HAPC and allow transit through the Oculina Bank HAPC by fishing vessels with rock shrimp onboard; modify vessel monitoring systems (VMS) requirements for rock shrimp fishermen transiting through the Oculina Bank HAPC; expand a portion of the western boundary of the Stetson Reefs, Savannah and East Florida Lithotherms, and Miami Terrace Deepwater Coral HAPC (CHAPC) (Stetson-Miami Terrace CHAPC), including modifications to the shrimp access area A, which is proposed to be renamed ‘‘shrimp access area 1’’; and expand a portion of the northern boundary of the Cape Lookout Lophelia Banks Deepwater CHAPC (Cape Lookout CHAPC). In addition, this proposed rule makes a minor administrative change to the names of the shrimp fishery access areas. The purpose of the proposed rule is to increase protection for deepwater coral based on new information for deepwater coral resources in the South Atlantic. The public comment period for the proposed rule ends on July 3, 2014. Need for Correction During the comment period on the proposed rule, a member from the public identified to NMFS that the increase of the size of the Oculina Bank HAPC included in the preamble of the proposed rule was incorrect. NMFS agrees and publishes this notification to correct that mistake. Correction In the Federal Register of June 3, 2014, in FR Doc. 2014–12655, on page 31908, in the second column, second paragraph, the fifth sentence is corrected to read as follows: ‘‘If implemented, this proposed rule would increase the size of the Oculina Bank HAPC by 343.42 square miles (889.5 square km), for a total area of 632.42 square miles (1,638 square km) and, except for a limited transit provision described below, would extend these prohibitions to the larger area, and increase protection of coral.’’ Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: June 25, 2014. Eileen Sobeck, Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–15414 Filed 6–26–14; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\01JYP1.SGM 01JYP1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 126 (Tuesday, July 1, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

50 CFR Part 622

[Docket No. 140214145-4145-01]
RIN 0648-BD81


Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; 
Coral, Coral Reefs, and Live/Hard Bottom Habitats of the South Atlantic 
Region; Amendment 8; Correction

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

ACTION: Proposed rule; correction.

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SUMMARY: NMFS published a proposed rule on June 3, 2014, to, in part, 
implement provisions that would expand portions of the northern and 
western boundaries of the Oculina Bank habitat area of particular 
concern (HAPC) (Oculina Bank HAPC). The proposed rule stated ``the 
proposed rule would increase the size of the Oculina Bank HAPC by 
405.42 square miles (1,050 square km), for a total area of 694.42 
square miles (1,798.5 square km)''. However, this is incorrect. The 
proposed rule would actually increase the size of the Oculina Bank HAPC 
by 343.42 square miles (889.5 square km), for a total area of 632.42 
square miles (1,638 square km). This notification corrects these two 
values published in the proposed rule.

DATES: The public comment period for the proposed rule that published 
at 79 FR 31907, June 3, 2014, ends on July 3, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Marie Eich, 727-824-5305; email: 
annemarie.eich@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 3, 2014, NMFS published a proposed 
rule in the Federal Register (79 FR 31907) to implement provisions that 
would expand portions of the northern and western boundaries of the 
Oculina Bank HAPC and allow transit through the Oculina Bank HAPC by 
fishing vessels with rock shrimp onboard; modify vessel monitoring 
systems (VMS) requirements for rock shrimp fishermen transiting through 
the Oculina Bank HAPC; expand a portion of the western boundary of the 
Stetson Reefs, Savannah and East Florida Lithotherms, and Miami Terrace 
Deepwater Coral HAPC (CHAPC) (Stetson-Miami Terrace CHAPC), including 
modifications to the shrimp access area A, which is proposed to be 
renamed ``shrimp access area 1''; and expand a portion of the northern 
boundary of the Cape Lookout Lophelia Banks Deepwater CHAPC (Cape 
Lookout CHAPC). In addition, this proposed rule makes a minor 
administrative change to the names of the shrimp fishery access areas. 
The purpose of the proposed rule is to increase protection for 
deepwater coral based on new information for deepwater coral resources 
in the South Atlantic. The public comment period for the proposed rule 
ends on July 3, 2014.

Need for Correction

    During the comment period on the proposed rule, a member from the 
public identified to NMFS that the increase of the size of the Oculina 
Bank HAPC included in the preamble of the proposed rule was incorrect. 
NMFS agrees and publishes this notification to correct that mistake.

Correction

    In the Federal Register of June 3, 2014, in FR Doc. 2014-12655, on 
page 31908, in the second column, second paragraph, the fifth sentence 
is corrected to read as follows:

    ``If implemented, this proposed rule would increase the size of 
the Oculina Bank HAPC by 343.42 square miles (889.5 square km), for 
a total area of 632.42 square miles (1,638 square km) and, except 
for a limited transit provision described below, would extend these 
prohibitions to the larger area, and increase protection of coral.''

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: June 25, 2014.
Eileen Sobeck,
Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries 
Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-15414 Filed 6-26-14; 4:15 pm]
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