Evaluation of National Estuarine Research Reserve, 39752 [2015-16768]

Download as PDF 39752 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 132 / Friday, July 10, 2015 / Notices 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: July 7, 2015. Julia Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–16912 Filed 7–9–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Auditorium, 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. 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 programs are encouraged and will be accepted until September 4, 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. 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 AGENCY: The NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) announces its intent to evaluate the performance of the Guana Tolomato Matanzas (GTM) National Estuarine Research Reserve. The National Estuarine Research Reserve evaluation will be conducted pursuant to sections 312 and 315 of the Coastal Zone Management Act (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 and oral 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. DATES: The GTM National Estuarine Research Reserve public meeting will be held Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at the GTM NERR Environmental Education Center mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:51 Jul 09, 2015 Jkt 235001 Coastal Zone Management Program Administration Dated: July 2, 2015. Christopher C. Cartwright, Associate Assistant Administrator for Management and CFO/CAO, Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Amy Sloan, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The requested permit has been issued 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). Additional authorization is provided pursuant to sections 109(h) and 112(c) of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.). The original permit (No. 14186), issued on June 17, 2010 (75 FR 36064) authorized Sea World LLC to maintain up to six (6) non-releasable stranded Guadalupe fur seals (Arctocephalus townsendi) through June 30, 2015. The minor amendment (No. 14186–01) authorized the acquisition of an additional non-releasable make Guadalupe fur seal (already accounted for in the take table) and extends the duration of the permit through June 30, 2016, but does not change any other terms or conditions of the permit. Dated: July 7, 2015. Julia Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–16768 Filed 7–9–15; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2015–16915 Filed 7–9–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Patent and Trademark Office [Docket No.: PTO–P–2015–0027] RIN 0648–XM26 Marine Mammals; File No. 14186 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit amendment. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Sea World LLC, 9205 South Park Center Loop, Suite 400, Orlando, FL 32819 [Brad Andrews, Responsible Party] has been issued a minor amendment to Enhancement Permit No. 14186. ADDRESSES: The amendment 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 United States Patent and Trademark Office and Japan Patent Office Collaborative Search Pilot Program United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is initiating a joint Work Sharing Pilot Program with the Japan Patent Office (JPO) to study whether the exchange of search results between offices for corresponding counterpart applications improves patent quality and facilitates the examination of patent applications in both offices. In the pilot program, each office will conduct a prior art search for its corresponding counterpart application and exchange the search results with the other office before SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM 10JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Evaluation of National Estuarine Research Reserve

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 (OCM) announces its 
intent to evaluate the performance of the Guana Tolomato Matanzas (GTM) 
National Estuarine Research Reserve.
    The National Estuarine Research Reserve evaluation will be 
conducted pursuant to sections 312 and 315 of the Coastal Zone 
Management Act (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 and oral 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.

DATES: The GTM National Estuarine Research Reserve public meeting will 
be held Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at the GTM NERR 
Environmental Education Center Auditorium, 505 Guana River Road, Ponte 
Vedra Beach, Florida.

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 programs are encouraged and will be accepted 
until September 4, 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.

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

Coastal Zone Management Program Administration

    Dated: July 2, 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. 2015-16768 Filed 7-9-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-08-P