Marine Mammals; File No. 18002, 51560-51561 [2014-20582]

Download as PDF 51560 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 168 / Friday, August 29, 2014 / Notices provided to individuals will be determined by the Chairman based on the number of individuals wishing to comment. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Council Session: Friday, September 19, 2014, 8:30 a.m. Until 3:15 p.m. 8:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m.: Call the meeting to order, adopt the agenda, approve the June 2014 minutes, and make presentations. 8:45 a.m.–9:15 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the Snapper Grouper Committee and is scheduled to either approve or disapprove the following for amendments to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan for formal Secretarial review: Amendment 29, Amendment 32, and Regulatory Amendment 20. The Council will also consider approving or disapproving Regulatory Amendment 22 for public hearings, consider other Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 9:15–9:30 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the Joint Dolphin Wahoo and Snapper Grouper Committees and approve or disapprove Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 7 and Snapper Grouper Amendment 33 (fillets from The Bahamas) for formal Secretarial review. The Council will consider other Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 9:30 a.m.–9:45 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the King and Spanish Mackerel Committee and is scheduled to approve or disapprove Coastal Migratory Pelagics Framework Amendment 2 for formal submission to the Secretary. The Council will consider Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 9:45 a.m.–10 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the Habitat Committee, consider recommendations and take action as appropriate. 10 a.m.–10:15 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the EcosystemBased Management Committee, consider committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 10:15 a.m.–10:30 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the Protected Resources Committee, consider committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the SEDAR Committee, consider Committee recommendations and will take action as appropriate. 10:45 a.m.–11 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the Advisory Panel Selection Committee, consider Committee recommendations, and take action as appropriate. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:25 Aug 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 11 a.m.–11:15 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the Executive Finance Committee, approve the Council Follow Up and Priorities, take action on the South Florida Management issues as appropriate, and consider Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 11:15 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from its Data Collection Committee, consider recommendations and take action as appropriate. 11:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the SSC Selection Committee, consider Committee recommendations and appoint and/or reappoint members to its SSC. The Council will consider other recommendations and take action as appropriate. 11:45 a.m.–12 noon: The Council will receive a report from the HMS Committee, consider Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 1:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m.: The Council will receive a report from the Golden Crab Committee, consider Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 1:45 p.m.–2 p.m.: The Council will receive a report from the Information and Education Committee, consider Committee recommendations, and take action as appropriate. 2 p.m.–3:15 p.m.: The Council will receive status reports from NOAA Fisheries SERO and the Southeast Fisheries Science Center. The Council will review and develop recommendations on Experimental Fishing Permits as necessary; review agency and liaison reports; and discuss other business and upcoming meetings. 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 these meetings. 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 These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 25, 2014. William D. Chappell, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–20531 Filed 8–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD127 Marine Mammals; File No. 18002 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 Alejandro ´ Acevedo-Gutierrez, Ph.D. of Western Washington University’s Department of Biology, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225, to conduct research on harbor seals (Phoca vitulina). ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Courtney Smith or Amy Sloan, (301)427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 14, 2014 notice was published in the Federal Register (79 FR 8941) that a request for a permit to conduct research on the species identified above 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). Permit No. 18002 authorizes noninvasive research techniques including scat collection and a small unmanned aerial system (sUAS) to determine the level of individual diet specializations (prey consumption) amongst harbor seals within the Salish Sea area of Washington State. Annually, researchers may take (incidentally harass) 57,600 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 168 / Friday, August 29, 2014 / Notices harbor seals during ground surveys for scat collection and 12,800 harbor seals during aerial (sUAS) surveys for counts of seals at haul-out sites. Additionally, the permit authorizes the unintentional mortality of 4 individuals during ground surveys over the life of the permit. 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. Huntsville, AL. Contracting Activity: Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, PA. Dated: August 26, 2014. Julia Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–20574 Filed 8–28–14; 8:45 am] Service Service Type/Location: Catering Service, Military Entrance Processing Station, Leo O’Brien Federal Building, Suite 810, Albany, NY, NPA: Albany County Chapter, NYSARC, Inc., Slingerlands, NY. Contracting Activity: Dept of the Army, W6QM MICC Ctr-Ft Knox, Ft Knox, KY. Barry S. Lineback, Director, Business Operations. BILLING CODE 6353–01–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED [FR Doc. 2014–20582 Filed 8–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Proposed Deletions from the Procurement List. AGENCY: The Committee is proposing to delete a product and a service previously furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. DATES: Comments Must Be Received on or Before: 9/29/2014. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, 1401 S. Clark Street, Suite 10800, Arlington, Virginia, 22202–4149. For Further Information or to Submit Comments Contact: Barry S. Lineback, Telephone: (703) 603–7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@ AbilityOne.gov. SUMMARY: This notice is published pursuant to 41 U.S.C. 8503 (a)(2) and 41 CFR 51–2.3. Its purpose is to provide interested persons an opportunity to submit comments on the proposed actions. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Deletions The following product and service are proposed for deletion from the Procurement List: Product NSN: 5340–00–410–2296—Cover, Fire Extinguisher. NPA: Huntsville Rehabilitation Foundation, VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:25 Aug 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Addition to the Procurement List. AGENCY: Procurement List; Proposed Deletions This action adds a service to the Procurement List that will be provided by a nonprofit agency employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. DATES: Effective Date: September 29, 2014. SUMMARY: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, 1401 S. Clark Street, Suite 10800, Arlington, Virginia, 22202–4149. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barry S. Lineback, Telephone: (703) 603–7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: On 5/16/2014 (79 FR 28490–28491), the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice of proposed addition to the Procurement List. After consideration of the material presented to it concerning capability of a qualified nonprofit agency to provide the service and impact of the addition on the current or most recent contractors the Committee has determined that the service listed below is suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 8501–8506 and 41 CFR 51–2.4. Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification I certify that the following action will not have a significant impact on a Frm 00036 End of Certification Accordingly, the following service is added to the Procurement List: Service Type/Locations: Laundry and Linen Service, VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville Campus, 1310 24th Avenue South, Nashville, TN. VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Murfreesboro Campus, 3400 Lebanon Pike, Murfreesboro, TN. NPA: Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Dothan, AL Contracting Activity: Department of Veterans Affairs, 249-Network Contract Office 9, Murfreesboro, TN Barry S. Lineback, Director, Business Operations. [FR Doc. 2014–20573 Filed 8–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6353–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE [Docket ID: DoD–2014–OS–0132] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Addition PO 00000 substantial number of small entities. The major factors considered for this certification were: 1. The action will not result in any additional reporting, recordkeeping or other compliance requirements for small entities other than the small organization that will provide the service to the Government. 2. The action will result in authorizing small entity to provide the service to the Government. 3. There are no known regulatory alternatives which would accomplish the objectives of the Javits-WagnerO’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 8501–8506) in connection with the service proposed for addition to the Procurement List. Service Procurement List; Addition COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED 51561 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) announces the following proposed renewal of a public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. 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 shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 168 (Friday, August 29, 2014)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20582]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD127


Marine Mammals; File No. 18002

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a permit has been issued to 
Alejandro Acevedo-Guti[eacute]rrez, Ph.D. of Western Washington 
University's Department of Biology, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 
98225, to conduct research on harbor seals (Phoca vitulina).

ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review 
upon written request or by appointment in the 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Courtney Smith or Amy Sloan, (301)427-
8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 14, 2014 notice was published in 
the Federal Register (79 FR 8941) that a request for a permit to 
conduct research on the species identified above 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).
    Permit No. 18002 authorizes non-invasive research techniques 
including scat collection and a small unmanned aerial system (sUAS) to 
determine the level of individual diet specializations (prey 
consumption) amongst harbor seals within the Salish Sea area of 
Washington State. Annually, researchers may take (incidentally harass) 
57,600

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harbor seals during ground surveys for scat collection and 12,800 
harbor seals during aerial (sUAS) surveys for counts of seals at haul-
out sites. Additionally, the permit authorizes the unintentional 
mortality of 4 individuals during ground surveys over the life of the 
permit.
    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.

    Dated: August 26, 2014.
Julia Harrison,
 Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-20582 Filed 8-28-14; 8:45 am]
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