Coral Reef Conservation Program, 56965 [2015-23643]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 182 / Monday, September 21, 2015 / Notices step process including: (1) Data/ Assessment Workshop, and (2) a series of webinars. The product of the Data/ Assessment Workshop is a report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses, and describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. Participants for SEDAR Workshops are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, HMS Management Division, and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include data collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and NGO’s; International experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. The items of discussion in the Assessment Process webinars are as follows: Panelists will present summary data, and discuss data needs and treatments. 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 this meeting. 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 intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 3 business days prior to each workshop. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 16, 2015. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–23626 Filed 9–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:14 Sep 18, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coral Reef Conservation Program Coral Reef Conservation Program, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting, Notice of Public Comment. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a public meeting of the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF). The meeting will be held in Fajardo, Puerto Rico at El Conquistador Resort, 1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo, Puerto Rico 00738. The meeting provides a forum for coordinated planning and action among federal agencies, state and territorial governments, and nongovernmental partners. The meeting will be held Thursday, October 29, 2015. Additional workshops, evening events, and field trips will be on either side of the meeting on Tuesday, October 27, Wednesday, October 28, Friday, October 30, and Saturday, October 31. Registration is requested for all events associated with the meeting. This meeting has time allotted for public comment. All public comments must be submitted in written format. A written summary of the meeting will be posted on the USCRTF Web site within two months of occurrence. For information about the meeting, registering and submitting public comments, go to http:// www.coralreef.gov. Commenters may address the meeting, the role of the USCRTF, or general coral reef conservation issues. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, you should be aware that your entire comment, including personal identifying information may be made publicly available at any time. While you can request that the USCRTF withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Established by Presidential Executive Order 13089 in 1998, the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force mission is to lead, coordinate and strengthen U.S. government actions to better preserve and protect coral reef ecosystems. Cochaired by the Departments of Commerce and Interior, Task Force members include leaders of 12 federal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56965 agencies, seven U.S. states and territories and three freely associated states. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shannon Simpson, NOAA USCRTF Steering Committee Point of Contact, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, 1305 East-West Highway, N/OCRM, Silver Spring, MD 20910 at 303–497–6246 or Cheryl Fossani, USCRTF Executive Secretary, U.S. Department of Interior, MS–3530–MIB, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240 at (202) 208–5004 or visit the USCRTF Web site at http:// www.coralreef.gov. Dated: September 15, 2015. Christopher Cartwright, Associate Assistant Administrator for Management and CFO/CAO, Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–23643 Filed 9–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE198 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a three-day meeting to consider actions affecting Mid-Atlantic fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, October 6–8, 2015, starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, 8 a.m. on Wednesday, and 9 a.m. on Thursday. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Philadelphia Center City, 237 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107; telephone: (215) 893–1600. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331 or on their Web site at www.mafmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Coral Reef Conservation Program

AGENCY: Coral Reef Conservation Program, Office for Coastal Management, 
National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting, Notice of Public Comment.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a public meeting of the U.S. Coral 
Reef Task Force (USCRTF). The meeting will be held in Fajardo, Puerto 
Rico at El Conquistador Resort, 1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo, 
Puerto Rico 00738. The meeting provides a forum for coordinated 
planning and action among federal agencies, state and territorial 
governments, and nongovernmental partners. The meeting will be held 
Thursday, October 29, 2015. Additional workshops, evening events, and 
field trips will be on either side of the meeting on Tuesday, October 
27, Wednesday, October 28, Friday, October 30, and Saturday, October 
31. Registration is requested for all events associated with the 
meeting.
    This meeting has time allotted for public comment. All public 
comments must be submitted in written format. A written summary of the 
meeting will be posted on the USCRTF Web site within two months of 
occurrence. For information about the meeting, registering and 
submitting public comments, go to http://www.coralreef.gov.
    Commenters may address the meeting, the role of the USCRTF, or 
general coral reef conservation issues. Before including your address, 
phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information 
in your comments, you should be aware that your entire comment, 
including personal identifying information may be made publicly 
available at any time. While you can request that the USCRTF withhold 
your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.
    Established by Presidential Executive Order 13089 in 1998, the U.S. 
Coral Reef Task Force mission is to lead, coordinate and strengthen 
U.S. government actions to better preserve and protect coral reef 
ecosystems. Co-chaired by the Departments of Commerce and Interior, 
Task Force members include leaders of 12 federal agencies, seven U.S. 
states and territories and three freely associated states.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shannon Simpson, NOAA USCRTF Steering 
Committee Point of Contact, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, 1305 
East-West Highway, N/OCRM, Silver Spring, MD 20910 at 303-497-6246 or 
Cheryl Fossani, USCRTF Executive Secretary, U.S. Department of 
Interior, MS-3530-MIB, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240 at (202) 
208-5004 or visit the USCRTF Web site at http://www.coralreef.gov.

     Dated: September 15, 2015.
Christopher Cartwright,
Associate Assistant Administrator for Management and CFO/CAO, Ocean 
Services and Coastal Zone Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-23643 Filed 9-18-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-08-P