Science Advisory Board (SAB), 39076 [2015-16680]

Download as PDF 39076 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 130 / Wednesday, July 8, 2015 / Notices Dated: June 30, 2015. Donna S. Wieting, Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–16521 Filed 7–7–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Science Advisory Board (SAB) Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC) ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The Science Advisory Board (SAB) was established by a Decision Memorandum dated September 25, 1997, and is the only Federal Advisory Committee with responsibility to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on strategies for research, education, and application of science to operations and information services. SAB activities and advice provide necessary input to ensure that National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) science programs are of the highest quality and provide optimal support to resource management. Time and Date: The meeting will be held Monday August 3 from 8:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. PDT and Tuesday August 4 from 8:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PDT. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Please refer to the Web page http:// www.sab.noaa.gov/Meetings/ meetings.html for the most up-to-date meeting times and agenda. Place: The meeting will be held at the NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, California, 92037. Please check the SAB Web site http://www.sab.noaa.gov/ Meetings/meetings.html for directions to the meeting location. Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-minute public comment period on August 3 from 5:30–5:45 p.m. PDT (check Web site to confirm time). The SAB 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 two (2) minutes. Individuals or groups planning to make a verbal presentation should contact the Acting SAB Executive Director by July 27, to schedule their srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:49 Jul 07, 2015 Jkt 235001 presentation. Written comments should be received in the Acting SAB Executive Director’s, Office Room 146 Gregg Hall, 35 Colovos Road, Durham, NH 03824 by July 27, 2015, to provide sufficient time for SAB review. Written comments received by the Acting SAB Executive Director after July 27, 2015, will be distributed to the SAB, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seating at the meeting will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Special Accommodations: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for special accommodations may be directed no later than 12:00 p.m. on July 27, 2015, to Dr. Elizabeth Turner, Acting SAB Executive Director, Room 146 Gregg Hall, 35 Colovos Road, Durham, NH 03824; Email: Elizabeth.Turner@ noaa.gov. Matters To Be Considered: The meeting will include the following topics: (1) NOAA Response to the SAB Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management Report; (2) Review Report for the Cooperative Institute on Marine Resource Studies (CIMRS); (3) SAB strategy discussion; (4) Updates from the NOAA Administrator and Chief cientist; and (5) Working group updates. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Elizabeth Turner Acting Executive Director, Science Advisory Board, NOAA, Room 146 Gregg Hall, 35 Colovos Road, Durham, NH 03824. Email: Elizabeth.Turner@noaa.gov; or visit the NOAA SAB Web site at http: //www.sab.noaa.gov. Dated: June 30, 2015. Jason Donaldson, Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–16680 Filed 7–7–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration OMB Control Number: 0648–0470. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 37. Average Hours per Response: 10 minutes. Burden Hours: 81. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a current information collection. This action would continue the reporting measure requiring all Virginia Chesapeake Bay pound net fishermen to report interactions with endangered and threatened sea turtles, found both live and dead, in their pound net operations. When a live or dead sea turtle is discovered during a pound net trip, the Virginia pound net fisherman is required to report the incidental take to National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and, if necessary, the appropriate rehabilitation and stranding network. This information will be used to monitor the level of incidental take in the state-managed Virginia pound net fishery and ensure that the seasonal pound net leader restrictions (50 CFR 223.206(d)(10)) are adequately protecting listed sea turtles. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: July 2, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–16668 Filed 7–7–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Reporting of Sea Turtle Incidental Take in Virginia Chesapeake Bay Pound Net Operations. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Science Advisory Board (SAB); Charter Renewal Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of renewal of charter. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1

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[FR Doc No: 2015-16680]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


 Science Advisory Board (SAB)

AGENCY: Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce 
(DOC)

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Science Advisory Board (SAB) was established by a Decision 
Memorandum dated September 25, 1997, and is the only Federal Advisory 
Committee with responsibility to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce 
for Oceans and Atmosphere on strategies for research, education, and 
application of science to operations and information services. SAB 
activities and advice provide necessary input to ensure that National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) science programs are of 
the highest quality and provide optimal support to resource management.
    Time and Date: The meeting will be held Monday August 3 from 8:15 
a.m. to 5:45 p.m. PDT and Tuesday August 4 from 8:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
PDT. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to 
change. Please refer to the Web page http://www.sab.noaa.gov/Meetings/meetings.html for the most up-to-date meeting times and agenda.
    Place: The meeting will be held at the NOAA Southwest Fisheries 
Science Center, 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, California, 
92037. Please check the SAB Web site http://www.sab.noaa.gov/Meetings/meetings.html for directions to the meeting location.
    Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-
minute public comment period on August 3 from 5:30-5:45 p.m. PDT (check 
Web site to confirm time). The SAB 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 
two (2) minutes. Individuals or groups planning to make a verbal 
presentation should contact the Acting SAB Executive Director by July 
27, to schedule their presentation. Written comments should be received 
in the Acting SAB Executive Director's, Office Room 146 Gregg Hall, 35 
Colovos Road, Durham, NH 03824 by July 27, 2015, to provide sufficient 
time for SAB review. Written comments received by the Acting SAB 
Executive Director after July 27, 2015, will be distributed to the SAB, 
but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seating at the 
meeting will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Special Accommodations: These meetings are physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for special accommodations may be 
directed no later than 12:00 p.m. on July 27, 2015, to Dr. Elizabeth 
Turner, Acting SAB Executive Director, Room 146 Gregg Hall, 35 Colovos 
Road, Durham, NH 03824; Email: Elizabeth.Turner@noaa.gov.
    Matters To Be Considered: The meeting will include the following 
topics: (1) NOAA Response to the SAB Ecosystem-Based Fisheries 
Management Report; (2) Review Report for the Cooperative Institute on 
Marine Resource Studies (CIMRS); (3) SAB strategy discussion; (4) 
Updates from the NOAA Administrator and Chief cientist; and (5) Working 
group updates.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Elizabeth Turner Acting Executive 
Director, Science Advisory Board, NOAA, Room 146 Gregg Hall, 35 Colovos 
Road, Durham, NH 03824. Email: Elizabeth.Turner@noaa.gov; or visit the 
NOAA SAB Web site at http://www.sab.noaa.gov.

    Dated: June 30, 2015.
Jason Donaldson,
Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-16680 Filed 7-7-15; 8:45 am]
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