Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing Operations; Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan Regulations, 49718 [2014-20003]

Download as PDF 49718 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 163 / Friday, August 22, 2014 / Rules and Regulations rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with RULES in, or is to be operated within, a PTCequipped track segment experiences PTC system failure or the PTC system is otherwise cut out while en route; (2) A train may proceed as prescribed under either paragraph (b) of this section or § 236.567 where the PTC system fails to initialize for any reason prior to the train’s departure from its initial terminal; and (3) A railroad’s PTCSP may provide for the temporary disabling of PTC system service where necessary to perform PTC system repair or maintenance. In this paragraph (g)(3), ‘‘PTC system service’’ does not refer to the failure of the onboard PTC apparatus for a single locomotive, locomotive consist, or train. (i) The PTCSP shall specify appropriate operating rules to apply when the PTC system is temporarily disabled in accordance with this paragraph (g)(3). (ii) The railroad shall make reasonable efforts to schedule the temporary disabling of PTC system service for times posing the least risk to railroad safety. (iii) The railroad shall provide notice to the FRA regional office having jurisdiction over that territory at least 7 days in advance of planned temporary disabling of PTC system service and contemporaneous notice for unplanned temporary disabling of PTC system service. (iv) The PTC system that is temporarily disabled in accordance with this paragraph (g)(3) shall be placed back into service without undue delay. (h) Annual report of system failures. Annually, by April 16 of each year following the date of required PTC system implementation established by section 20157 of title 49 of the United States Code, each railroad shall provide FRA with a report of the number of PTC failures that occurred during the previous calendar year. The report shall identify failures by category, including but not limited to locomotive, wayside, communications, and back office system failures. Issued in Washington, DC, on August 8, 2014. Joseph C. Szabo, Administrator. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 50 CFR Part 229 RIN 0648–BC90 Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing Operations; Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan Regulations National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Final rule; correction. AGENCY: This document contains corrections to the final rule to amend regulations implementing the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan, which published June 27, 2014, with an effective date of August 26, 2014. DATES: Effective August 26, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Swails, NMFS, Greater Atlantic Region, 978–282–8481, Kate.Swails@noaa.gov; or Kristy Long, NMFS Office of Protected Resources, 301–427–8440, Kristy.Long@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The final rule contains errors concerning the delineation of the boundary of the Cape Cod Bay Restricted Management Area. In addition, the final rule incorrectly omitted New Hampshire state waters from the definition of the Northern Inshore State Waters Management Area. This correction notice provides clarification regarding the correct boundaries of these management areas. This final rule has been determined to be not significant for the purposes of Executive Order 12866. The Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, NOAA, finds good cause under the Administrative Procedures Act to waive notice and opportunity for public comments as it is unnecessary for a nonsubstantive correcting amendment. SUMMARY: Corrections Accordingly, the final rule, in FR Doc. 2014–14936, published on June 27, 2014, in 79 FR 36586, is corrected as follows: ■ 1. On page 36614, in column 3, § 229.32(c)(7)(i) is revised to read as follows: Inshore State Trap/Pot Waters Area includes the state waters of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine, with the exception of Massachusetts Restricted Area and those waters exempted under paragraph (a)(3) of this section. Federal waters west of 70°00′ N. lat. in Nantucket Sound are also included in the Northern Inshore State Trap/Pot Waters Area. * * * * * 2. On page 36616, in column 3, § 229.32(d)(3)(i) is revised to read as follows: ■ § 229.32 Atlantic large whale take reduction plan regulations. * * * * * (d) * * * (3) Cape Cod Bay Restricted Area—(i) Area. The Cape Cod Bay restricted area is bounded by the following points and on the south and east by the interior shoreline of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Point CCB1 CCB2 CCB3 CCB4 * N. lat. .. .. .. .. * W. long. 41°46.8′ 42°12′ 42°12′ 42°04.8′ * 70°30′ 70°30′ 70°15′ 70°10′ * * 3. On page 36618, in column 2, § 229.32(e)(1)(i) is revised to read as follows: ■ § 229.32 Atlantic large whale take reduction plan regulations. * * * * * (e) Restrictions applicable to drift gillnet gear—(1) Cape Cod Bay Restricted Area—(i) Area. The Cape Cod Bay Restricted Area is bounded by the following points and on the south and east by the interior shoreline of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Point CCB1 CCB2 CCB3 CCB4 * N. lat. .. .. .. .. * W. long. 41°46.8′ 42°12′ 42°12′ 42°04.8′ * 70°30′ 70°30′ 70°15′ 70°10′ * * [FR Doc. 2014–19849 Filed 8–21–14; 8:45 am] § 229.32 Atlantic large whale take reduction plan regulations. Dated: August 18, 2014. Samuel D. Rauch III, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 163 (Friday, August 22, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-20003]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

50 CFR Part 229

RIN 0648-BC90


Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing 
Operations; Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan Regulations

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

ACTION: Final rule; correction.

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SUMMARY: This document contains corrections to the final rule to amend 
regulations implementing the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan, 
which published June 27, 2014, with an effective date of August 26, 
2014.

DATES: Effective August 26, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Swails, NMFS, Greater Atlantic 
Region, 978-282-8481, Kate.Swails@noaa.gov; or Kristy Long, NMFS Office 
of Protected Resources, 301-427-8440, Kristy.Long@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The final rule contains errors concerning 
the delineation of the boundary of the Cape Cod Bay Restricted 
Management Area. In addition, the final rule incorrectly omitted New 
Hampshire state waters from the definition of the Northern Inshore 
State Waters Management Area. This correction notice provides 
clarification regarding the correct boundaries of these management 
areas.
    This final rule has been determined to be not significant for the 
purposes of Executive Order 12866. The Assistant Administrator for 
Fisheries, NOAA, finds good cause under the Administrative Procedures 
Act to waive notice and opportunity for public comments as it is 
unnecessary for a non-substantive correcting amendment.

Corrections

    Accordingly, the final rule, in FR Doc. 2014-14936, published on 
June 27, 2014, in 79 FR 36586, is corrected as follows:

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1. On page 36614, in column 3, Sec.  229.32(c)(7)(i) is revised to read 
as follows:


Sec.  229.32  Atlantic large whale take reduction plan regulations.

* * * * *
    (c) * * *
    (7) Northern Inshore State Trap/Pot Waters Area--(i) Area. The 
Northern Inshore State Trap/Pot Waters Area includes the state waters 
of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine, with the 
exception of Massachusetts Restricted Area and those waters exempted 
under paragraph (a)(3) of this section. Federal waters west of 
70[deg]00' N. lat. in Nantucket Sound are also included in the Northern 
Inshore State Trap/Pot Waters Area.
* * * * *

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2. On page 36616, in column 3, Sec.  229.32(d)(3)(i) is revised to read 
as follows:


Sec.  229.32  Atlantic large whale take reduction plan regulations.

* * * * *
    (d) * * *
    (3) Cape Cod Bay Restricted Area--(i) Area. The Cape Cod Bay 
restricted area is bounded by the following points and on the south and 
east by the interior shoreline of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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            Point                    N. lat.              W. long.
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CCB1........................  41[deg]46.8'          70[deg]30'
CCB2........................  42[deg]12'            70[deg]30'
CCB3........................  42[deg]12'            70[deg]15'
CCB4........................  42[deg]04.8'          70[deg]10'
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3. On page 36618, in column 2, Sec.  229.32(e)(1)(i) is revised to read 
as follows:


Sec.  229.32  Atlantic large whale take reduction plan regulations.

* * * * *
    (e) Restrictions applicable to drift gillnet gear--(1) Cape Cod Bay 
Restricted Area--(i) Area. The Cape Cod Bay Restricted Area is bounded 
by the following points and on the south and east by the interior 
shoreline of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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            Point                    N. lat.              W. long.
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CCB1........................  41[deg]46.8'          70[deg]30'
CCB2........................  42[deg]12'            70[deg]30'
CCB3........................  42[deg]12'            70[deg]15'
CCB4........................  42[deg]04.8'          70[deg]10'
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    Dated: August 18, 2014.
Samuel D. Rauch III,
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-20003 Filed 8-21-14; 8:45 am]
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