U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee, 15750-15751 [2015-06799]

Download as PDF 15750 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 57 / Wednesday, March 25, 2015 / Notices communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) please contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). Dated: March 17, 2015. Tony Hernandez, Administrator, Housing and Community Facilities Programs. [FR Doc. 2015–06863 Filed 3–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES March 19, 2015. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) whether the 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 burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (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 should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502. 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[FR Doc. 2015–06766 Filed 3–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee (Committee) in Washington, DC. DATES AND TIMES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Thursday, April 30, 2015, from 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, 1201 New York Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Snowden, Alternate Designated Federal Official, U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee, U.S. IOOS Program, 1100 Wayne Ave., Suite 1225, Silver Spring, MD 20910; Phone 301–427–2453; Fax 301–427–2073; Email jessica.snowden@ noaa.gov or visit the U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee Web site at http://www.ioos.noaa.gov/ advisorycommittee. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established by the NOAA Administrator as directed by Section 12304 of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act, part of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111– 11). The Committee advises the NOAA Administrator and the Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC) on matters related to the responsibilities and authorities set forth in section 12302 of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009 and other appropriate matters as the Under Secretary refers to the Committee for review and advice. The Committee will provide advice on: (a) Administration, operation, management, and maintenance of the System; (b) expansion and periodic modernization and upgrade of technology components of the System; (c) identification of end-user communities, their needs for information provided by the System, and the System’s effectiveness in dissemination information to end-user communities and to the general public; and (d) any other purpose identified by the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere or the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 57 / Wednesday, March 25, 2015 / Notices Interagency Ocean Observation Committee. The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-minute public comment period on April 29, 2015, from 4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. and on April 30, 2015, from 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (check agenda on Web site to confirm time.) The Committee expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of three (3) minutes. Written comments should be received by the Designated Federal Official by April 17, 2015 to provide sufficient time for Committee review. Written comments received after April 17, 2015, will be distributed to the Committee, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Matters to be Considered: The meeting will focus on new committee priorities, including discussions of ICOOS Act Reauthorization, raising IOOS to a national-level program, and increasing engagement with industry. The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http:// www.ioos.gov/advisorycommittee. Special Accomodations: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Jessica Snowden, Alternate Designated Federal Official at 301–427–2453 by April 10, 2015. Dated: March 10, 2015. Zdenka S. Willis, Director, U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System. [FR Doc. 2015–06799 Filed 3–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD853 Endangered Species; File No. 19288 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Mark Flint, University of Florida, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, 529 Ellsberry Road, Apollo Beach, FL 33572 has applied in SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:26 Mar 24, 2015 Jkt 235001 due form for a permit to take loggerhead (Caretta caretta), Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), green (Chelonia mydas) and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before April 24, 2015. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the ‘‘Features’’ box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 19288 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available 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. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Hapeman or Howard Goldstein, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226). The applicant requests a five-year permit to conduct research on sea turtles in Tampa Bay, Florida to determine the distribution and health status of the resident population of sea turtles in the region. Sea turtles would be captured by hand or net and have the following procedures performed before release: Measure, weigh, blood sample, lavage, internal and external biopsy sampling, laparoscopy and associated transport, and ultrasound. Carcasses and parts of dead sea turtles may be collected for necropsy to determine cause of death or contributors to mortality. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15751 Dated: March 20, 2015. Julia Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–06868 Filed 3–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD809 Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas; Spring Species Working Group Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The Advisory Committee (Committee) to the U.S. Section to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) announces its annual spring meeting on April 8–9, 2015. DATES: The open sessions of the Committee meeting will be held on April 8, 2015, 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.; and April 9, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Closed sessions will be held on April 8, 2015, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., and on April 9, 2015, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Hotel, 8777 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910. The phone number is (301) 589–0800. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel O’Malley at (301) 427–8373. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to ICCAT will meet in open session to receive and discuss information on the 2014 ICCAT meeting results and U.S. implementation of ICCAT decisions; NMFS research and monitoring activities; global and domestic initiatives related to ICCAT; the Atlantic Tunas Convention Act-required consultation on any identification of countries that are diminishing the effectiveness of ICCAT; the results of the meetings of the Committee’s Species Working Groups; and other matters relating to the international management of ICCAT species. The public will have access to the open sessions of the meeting, but there will be no opportunity for public comment. A copy of the agenda is available from SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 57 (Wednesday, March 25, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15750-15751]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-06799]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS[supreg]) Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the U.S. Integrated 
Ocean Observing System (IOOS[supreg]) Advisory Committee (Committee) in 
Washington, DC.

Dates and Times: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 
from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Thursday, April 30, 2015, from 9:00 
a.m.-3:00 p.m. These times and the agenda topics described below are 
subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-
to-date meeting agenda.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Consortium for Ocean 
Leadership, 1201 New York Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Snowden, Alternate Designated 
Federal Official, U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee, U.S. IOOS Program, 1100 
Wayne Ave., Suite 1225, Silver Spring, MD 20910; Phone 301-427-2453; 
Fax 301-427-2073; Email jessica.snowden@noaa.gov or visit the U.S. IOOS 
Advisory Committee Web site at http://www.ioos.noaa.gov/advisorycommittee.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established by the NOAA 
Administrator as directed by Section 12304 of the Integrated Coastal 
and Ocean Observation System Act, part of the Omnibus Public Land 
Management Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111-11). The Committee advises the NOAA 
Administrator and the Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC) on 
matters related to the responsibilities and authorities set forth in 
section 12302 of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System 
Act of 2009 and other appropriate matters as the Under Secretary refers 
to the Committee for review and advice.
    The Committee will provide advice on:
    (a) Administration, operation, management, and maintenance of the 
System;
    (b) expansion and periodic modernization and upgrade of technology 
components of the System;
    (c) identification of end-user communities, their needs for 
information provided by the System, and the System's effectiveness in 
dissemination information to end-user communities and to the general 
public; and
    (d) any other purpose identified by the Under Secretary of Commerce 
for Oceans and Atmosphere or the

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Interagency Ocean Observation Committee.
    The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-minute 
public comment period on April 29, 2015, from 4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. 
and on April 30, 2015, from 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (check agenda on Web 
site to confirm time.) The Committee expects that public statements 
presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously 
submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or 
group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of 
three (3) minutes. Written comments should be received by the 
Designated Federal Official by April 17, 2015 to provide sufficient 
time for Committee review. Written comments received after April 17, 
2015, will be distributed to the Committee, but may not be reviewed 
prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a first-come, 
first-served basis.
    Matters to be Considered: The meeting will focus on new committee 
priorities, including discussions of ICOOS Act Reauthorization, raising 
IOOS to a national-level program, and increasing engagement with 
industry. The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be 
posted at http://www.ioos.gov/advisorycommittee.
    Special Accomodations: These meetings are physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or 
other auxiliary aids should be directed to Jessica Snowden, Alternate 
Designated Federal Official at 301-427-2453 by April 10, 2015.

    Dated: March 10, 2015.
Zdenka S. Willis,
Director, U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System.
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