Evaluation of State Coastal Management Programs, 20471-20472 [2015-08721]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 73 / Thursday, April 16, 2015 / Notices continuing review of the performance of states and territories with respect to coastal program implementation. Evaluation of a Coastal Management Program requires findings concerning the extent to which a state or territory has met the national objectives, adhered to its Coastal Management Program document approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance awards funded under the CZMA. The evaluations will include a public meeting, consideration of written public comments and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the public. When the evaluation is completed, the Office for Coastal Management will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. Notice is hereby given of the date, local time, and location of the public meeting. Date and Time: The Puerto Rico Coastal Zone Management Program public meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. local time at the Environmental Agencies Building, PR–8838 Km. 6.3, El Cinco, Rio Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Copies of the most recent performance report, as well as the Office for Coastal Management evaluation notification letter to the territory, are available upon request. Written comments from interested parties are encouraged and will be accepted until May 22, 2015. Please direct written comments to Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning and Performance Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, NOS/NOAA, 1305 EastWest Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, or Carrie.Hall@noaa.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning and Performance Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, NOS/ NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, or Carrie.Hall@ noaa.gov. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog 11.419, Coastal Zone Management Program Administration Dated: April 8, 2015. Christopher C. Cartwright, Associate Assistant Administrator for Management and CFO/CAO, Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–08719 Filed 4–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Apr 15, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Evaluation of State Coastal Management Programs National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of intent to evaluate and notice of availability of final findings. AGENCY: The NOAA Office for Coastal Management announces its intent to evaluate the performance of the American Samoa, Ohio, and Virginia Coastal Management Programs. The Coastal Zone Management Program evaluations will be conducted pursuant to section 312 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended (CZMA) and regulations at 15 CFR part 923, subpart L. The CZMA requires continuing review of the performance of states with respect to coastal program implementation. Evaluation of a Coastal Management Program requires findings concerning the extent to which a state has met the national objectives, adhered to its Coastal Management Program document approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance awards funded under the CZMA. The evaluations will include a public meeting, consideration of written public comments and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the public. When the evaluation is completed, the Office for Coastal Management will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. Notice is hereby given of the date, local time, and location of the public meeting. DATES: Date and Time: The American Samoa Coastal Management Program public meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. local time at the North Wing of the Lee Auditorium. The Ohio Coastal Management Program public meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. at the Ritter Public Library—Community Meeting Room, 5680 Liberty Avenue, Vermilion, OH 44089. The Virginia Coastal Management Program public meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. at the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, 2nd Floor Training Room, 629 E. Main St., Richmond, VA 23219. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20471 Copies of each state’s most recent performance report, as well as the Office for Coastal Management evaluation notification letter to the state, are available upon request. Written comments from interested parties regarding these programs are encouraged and will be accepted until June 5, 2015 for the American Samoa Coastal Management Program, May 29, 2015 for the Ohio Coastal Management Program, and May 15, 2015 for the Virginia Coastal Management Program. Please direct written comments to Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning and Performance Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, NOS/ NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, or Carrie.Hall@ noaa.gov. ADDRESSES: Notice is hereby given of the availability of the final evaluation findings for the Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Michigan Coastal Management Programs (CMPs) and Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR). Sections 312 and 315 of the CZMA, as amended, require a continuing review of the performance of coastal states with respect to approval of CMPs and the operation and management of NERRs. The states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Michigan were found to be implementing and enforcing their federally approved coastal management programs, addressing the national coastal management objectives identified in CZMA Section 303(2)(A)– (K), and adhering to the programmatic terms of their financial assistance awards. The Waquoit Bay NERR was found to be adhering to programmatic requirements of the NERR System. Copies of these final evaluation findings may be downloaded at http:// coast.noaa.gov/czm/evaluations/ evaluation_findings/index.html or obtained upon written request from: Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning and Performance Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, NOS/ NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, or Carrie.Hall@ noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning and Performance Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, NOS/ NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, or Carrie.Hall@ noaa.gov. Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog 11.419 E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1 20472 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 73 / Thursday, April 16, 2015 / Notices Dated: April 9, 2015. Coastal Zone Management Program Administration. Christopher C. Cartwright, Associate Assistant Administrator for Management and CFO/CAO, Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management National, Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–08721 Filed 4–15–15; 8:45 am] programs are encouraged and will be accepted until June 19, 2015. Please direct written comments to Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning and Performance Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, NOS/NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, or Carrie.Hall@noaa.gov. BILLING CODE 3510–08–P Notice is hereby given of the availability of the final evaluation findings for the Texas Coastal Management Program. Sections 312 and 315 of the CZMA, as amended, require a continuing review of the performance of coastal states with respect to approval of CMPs. The state of Texas was found to be implementing and enforcing its federally approved coastal management program, addressing the national coastal management objectives identified in CZMA Section 303(2)(A)–(K), and adhering to the programmatic terms of financial assistance awards. Copies of the final evaluation findings may be downloaded at http:// coast.noaa.gov/czm/evaluations/ evaluation_findings/index.html or obtained upon written request from: Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning and Performance Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, NOS/ NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, or Carrie.Hall@ noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Evaluation of National Estuarine Research Reserve National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of intent to evaluate and notice of availability of final findings. AGENCY: The NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) announces its intent to evaluate the performance of the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The National Estuarine Research Reserve evaluation will be conducted pursuant to sections 312 and 315 of the CZMA and regulations at 15 CFR part 921, subpart E and part 923, subpart L. Evaluation of a National Estuarine Research Reserve requires findings concerning the extent to which a state has met the national objectives, adhered to its Reserve final management plan approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance awards funded under the CZMA. The evaluation will include a public meeting, consideration of written public comments and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the public. When the evaluation is completed, OCM will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. Notice is hereby given of the date, local time, and location of the public meeting. DATE AND TIME: The San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve public meeting will be held June 8, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. at the Bay Conference Center, Romberg Tiburon Center, 3152 Paradise Drive, Tiburon, CA 94920. ADDRESSES: Copies of the reserve’s most recent performance report, as well as OCM’s evaluation notification letter to the state, are available upon request from OCM. Written comments from interested parties regarding these tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Apr 15, 2015 Jkt 235001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning and Performance Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, NOS/ NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, or Carrie.Hall@ noaa.gov. Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog 11.419 Dated: April 8, 2015. Coastal Zone Management Program Administration. Christopher C. Cartwright, Associate Assistant Administrator for Management and CFO/CAO, Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–08722 Filed 4–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD867 General Advisory Committee and Scientific Advisory Subcommittee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission; Meeting Announcement National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: NMFS announces a public meeting of the Scientific Advisory Subcommittee (SAS) to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) on June 2, 2015, and a meeting of the General Advisory Committee (GAC) to the U.S. Section to the IATTC on June 3, 2015. The meeting topics are described under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. DATES: The meeting of the SAS will be held on June 2, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT (or until business is concluded). The meeting of the GAC will be held on June 3, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT (or until business is concluded). ADDRESSES: Both meetings will be held in the Pacific Conference Room (Room 300) at NMFS, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, California 92037–1508. Please notify Taylor Debevec if you plan to attend either meeting. The meetings will be accessible by webinar— instructions will be emailed to meeting participants. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor Debevec, West Coast Region, NMFS, at Taylor.Debevec@noaa.gov, or at (562) 980–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Tuna Conventions Act, 16 U.S.C. 953, the U.S. Department of State has appointed a General Advisory Committee (GAC) and a Scientific Advisory Subcommittee (SAS) to the U.S. Section to the IATTC. The U.S. Section consists of four U.S. Commissioners to the IATTC and a representative of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and Fisheries. The GAC and SAS support the U.S. Section to the IATTC in an advisory capacity; in particular, they provide advice on the development of U.S. policies and positions. NMFS West Coast Region provides administrative support for the GAC and SAS in SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 73 (Thursday, April 16, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20471-20472]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-08721]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Evaluation of State Coastal Management Programs

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office 
for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of intent to evaluate and notice of availability of 
final findings.

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SUMMARY: The NOAA Office for Coastal Management announces its intent to 
evaluate the performance of the American Samoa, Ohio, and Virginia 
Coastal Management Programs.
    The Coastal Zone Management Program evaluations will be conducted 
pursuant to section 312 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as 
amended (CZMA) and regulations at 15 CFR part 923, subpart L. The CZMA 
requires continuing review of the performance of states with respect to 
coastal program implementation. Evaluation of a Coastal Management 
Program requires findings concerning the extent to which a state has 
met the national objectives, adhered to its Coastal Management Program 
document approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the 
terms of financial assistance awards funded under the CZMA.
    The evaluations will include a public meeting, consideration of 
written public comments and consultations with interested Federal, 
state, and local agencies and members of the public. When the 
evaluation is completed, the Office for Coastal Management will place a 
notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final 
Evaluation Findings. Notice is hereby given of the date, local time, 
and location of the public meeting.

DATES:  Date and Time: The American Samoa Coastal Management Program 
public meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. 
local time at the North Wing of the Lee Auditorium.
    The Ohio Coastal Management Program public meeting will be held on 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. at the Ritter Public Library--
Community Meeting Room, 5680 Liberty Avenue, Vermilion, OH 44089.
    The Virginia Coastal Management Program public meeting will be held 
on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. at the Virginia Department of 
Environmental Quality, 2nd Floor Training Room, 629 E. Main St., 
Richmond, VA 23219.

ADDRESSES: Copies of each state's most recent performance report, as 
well as the Office for Coastal Management evaluation notification 
letter to the state, are available upon request. Written comments from 
interested parties regarding these programs are encouraged and will be 
accepted until June 5, 2015 for the American Samoa Coastal Management 
Program, May 29, 2015 for the Ohio Coastal Management Program, and May 
15, 2015 for the Virginia Coastal Management Program. Please direct 
written comments to Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning and Performance 
Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, NOS/NOAA, 1305 
East-West Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, 
or Carrie.Hall@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given of the availability 
of the final evaluation findings for the Connecticut, Massachusetts, 
and Michigan Coastal Management Programs (CMPs) and Waquoit Bay 
National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR). Sections 312 and 315 of the 
CZMA, as amended, require a continuing review of the performance of 
coastal states with respect to approval of CMPs and the operation and 
management of NERRs. The states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and 
Michigan were found to be implementing and enforcing their federally 
approved coastal management programs, addressing the national coastal 
management objectives identified in CZMA Section 303(2)(A)-(K), and 
adhering to the programmatic terms of their financial assistance 
awards. The Waquoit Bay NERR was found to be adhering to programmatic 
requirements of the NERR System.
    Copies of these final evaluation findings may be downloaded at 
http://coast.noaa.gov/czm/evaluations/evaluation_findings/index.html or 
obtained upon written request from: Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning 
and Performance Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, 
NOS/NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, 
Maryland 20910, or Carrie.Hall@noaa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hall, Evaluator, Planning and 
Performance Measurement Program, Office for Coastal Management, NOS/
NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 11th Floor, N/OCM1, Silver Spring, 
Maryland 20910, or Carrie.Hall@noaa.gov.

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    Dated: April 9, 2015.

Coastal Zone Management Program Administration.
Christopher C. Cartwright,
Associate Assistant Administrator for Management and CFO/CAO, Ocean 
Services and Coastal Zone Management National, Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-08721 Filed 4-15-15; 8:45 am]
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