Availability of the Draft Report to Congress: Section 404 Fisheries Research, 41296-41297 [2016-15026]

Download as PDF 41296 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 122 / Friday, June 24, 2016 / Notices 4. Calculation of Normal Value Based on Comparison Market Prices J. Currency Conversion K. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2016–15011 Filed 6–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE684 Endangered Species; File No. 20197 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 025433–3149 [Responsible Party: Dr. William Karp] has applied in due form for a permit to take loggerhead (Caretta caretta), green (Chelonia mydas), Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), and unidentified hardshell sea turtles for purposes of scientific research. 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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. sradovich on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Jun 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Arturo Herrera or Amy Hapeman, (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 sample sea turtles incidentally caught during commercial fishing operations by Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) certified observers. The purpose of this project is to monitor the take of sea turtle species in observed commercial fisheries and collect data to estimate total bycatch Observers would be authorized to measure, flipper tag, tissue sample, photograph, and video live sea turtles and to salvage carcasses and parts from dead sea turtles. Up to 50 loggerhead, 10 Kemp’s ridley, 10 green, 20 leatherback, and 20 unidentified sea turtles would be sampled annually. Dated: June 21, 2016. Jolie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–14989 Filed 6–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P expenditures associated with recreational coral reef diving activities in South Florida. The survey will also collect information on divers’ attitudes, preferences, and concerns about recreational diving and coral reefs health in South Florida. We are conducting this survey to improve our understanding of divers’ expenditure patterns and to estimate the economic impact of coral reef related spending. Results of the survey will be used to inform coastal resource management planning and establish a baseline for outreach and education. The expenditure survey is also expected to provide useful information for local economic and business interests. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: One time. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. 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: June 21, 2016. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–14988 Filed 6–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request RIN 0648–XE656 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: Economic Impacts of Diving and Snorkeling Expenditures in Southern Florida. OMB Control Number: 0648–xxxx. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (request for a new information collection). Number of Respondents: 2,000. Average Hours per Response: 10 minutes. Burden Hours: 333. Needs and Uses: This request is for a new collection of information. The objective of the survey will be to understand divers’ and snorkelers’ PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Availability of the Draft Report to Congress: Section 404 Fisheries Research National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments. AGENCY: NMFS is releasing the draft Report to Congress on Fisheries Research in accordance with section 404 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA) for public review and comment. Additional information, including the draft Report for download, may be found at: http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/ strategic-plan/MSA-Section-404-Report2016/msa-section-404-report-tocongress-2016. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 122 / Friday, June 24, 2016 / Notices NMFS must receive comments on the draft Report by July 25, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on this document, identified NOAA– NMFS–2016–0064, by either of the following methods: • Electronic Submission: Submit all electronic public comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=NOAA-NMFS-20160064. Click the ‘‘Comment Now!’’ icon, complete the required fields, and enter or attach your comments. • Mail: Send written comments to Mark Chandler, NMFS, Fisheries Biologist, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Include on the envelope the following identifier, ‘‘Section 404 Report Public Comment.’’ Instructions: Comments sent by any other method, to any other address or individual, or received after the end of the comment period, may not be considered by NMFS. All comments received are a part of the public record and will generally be posted for public viewing on www.regulations.gov without change. All personal identifying information (e.g., name, address, etc.), confidential business information, or otherwise sensitive information submitted voluntarily by the sender will be publically accessible. NMFS will accept anonymous comments (enter ‘‘N/A’’ in the required field if you wish to remain anonymous). Attachments to electronic comments will be accepted on Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats only. Please include the page number and line number in your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Chandler, 301–427–8114. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 404 of the MSA requires the Secretary of Commerce to publish, in the Federal Register, a strategic plan for fisheries research for the five years immediately following its previous publication in the Federal Register. The MSA requires that the plan address four major areas of research: (1) Research to support fishery conservation and management; (2) conservation engineering research; (3) research on the fisheries; and (4) information management research. The MSA specifies that this plan shall contain a limited number of priority objectives for each of these research areas; indicate goals and timetables; provide a role for commercial fishermen in such research; provide for the collection and dissemination of complete and accurate information concerning fishing activities; and be developed in cooperation with the Regional Fishery sradovich on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Jun 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 Management Councils and affected states. This draft Report on Fisheries Research is consistent with the requirements of section 404 and with NOAA’s Next Generation Strategic Plan located on the web at http:// www.ppi.noaa.gov/wp-content/uploads/ NOAA_NGSP.pdf. NMFS currently conducts a comprehensive program of fisheries research and involves industry and others interested in fisheries planning and implementing its objectives. The scope of the present draft document focuses only on the four major areas of research specified in section 404 of the MSA. It does not include the regulatory and enforcement components of the NMFS mission. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1881. Dated: June 20, 2016. Ned Cyr, Director, Office of Science and Technology, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–15026 Filed 6–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Procurement List Addition Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Addition to the Procurement List. AGENCY: This action adds a service to the Procurement List that will be furnished by a nonprofit agency employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. DATES: Effective date July 24, 2016. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, 1401 S. Clark Street, Suite 715, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4149. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barry S. Lineback, Telephone: (703) 603–7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Addition On 5/30/2016 (81 FR 31917–31918), the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice of proposed addition to the Procurement List. After consideration of the material presented to it concerning capability of qualified nonprofit agencies to provide the service and impact of the addition on the current or most recent contractors, the Committee has Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 determined that the service listed below is suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 8501–8506 and 41 CFR 51–2.4. Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification I certify that the following action will not have a significant impact on a substantial number of small entities. The major factors considered for this certification were: 1. The action will not result in any additional reporting, recordkeeping or other compliance requirements for small entities other than the small organization that will furnish the service to the Government. 2. The action will result in authorizing a small entity to furnish the service to the Government. 3. There are no known regulatory alternatives which would accomplish the objectives of the Javits-WagnerO’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 8501–8506) in connection with the service proposed for addition to the Procurement List. End of Certification COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED PO 00000 41297 Sfmt 4703 Accordingly, the following service is added to the Procurement List: Service Service Type: Base Supply Center Mandatory for: USPFO, Camp Mabry, 2200 West 35th Street, Austin, TX Mandatory Source(s) of Supply: Industries for the Blind, Inc., West Allis, WI Contracting Activity: DEPT OF THE ARMY, W7N2 USPFO ACTIVITY TX ARNG, Austin, TX Barry S. Lineback, Director, Business Operations. [FR Doc. 2016–14963 Filed 6–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6353–01–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Proposed Additions and Deletions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Proposed additions to and deletions from the Procurement List. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE656


Availability of the Draft Report to Congress: Section 404 
Fisheries Research

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: NMFS is releasing the draft Report to Congress on Fisheries 
Research in accordance with section 404 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act (MSA) for public review and comment. 
Additional information, including the draft Report for download, may be 
found at: http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/strategic-plan/MSA-Section-404-Report-2016/msa-section-404-report-to-congress-2016.

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DATES: NMFS must receive comments on the draft Report by July 25, 2016.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on this document, identified NOAA-
NMFS-2016-0064, by either of the following methods:
     Electronic Submission: Submit all electronic public 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=NOAA-NMFS-2016-0064. Click the ``Comment Now!'' icon, 
complete the required fields, and enter or attach your comments.
     Mail: Send written comments to Mark Chandler, NMFS, 
Fisheries Biologist, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. 
Include on the envelope the following identifier, ``Section 404 Report 
Public Comment.''
    Instructions: Comments sent by any other method, to any other 
address or individual, or received after the end of the comment period, 
may not be considered by NMFS. All comments received are a part of the 
public record and will generally be posted for public viewing on 
www.regulations.gov without change. All personal identifying 
information (e.g., name, address, etc.), confidential business 
information, or otherwise sensitive information submitted voluntarily 
by the sender will be publically accessible. NMFS will accept anonymous 
comments (enter ``N/A'' in the required field if you wish to remain 
anonymous). Attachments to electronic comments will be accepted on 
Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats only. Please include 
the page number and line number in your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Chandler, 301-427-8114.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Section 404 of the MSA requires the Secretary of Commerce to 
publish, in the Federal Register, a strategic plan for fisheries 
research for the five years immediately following its previous 
publication in the Federal Register. The MSA requires that the plan 
address four major areas of research: (1) Research to support fishery 
conservation and management; (2) conservation engineering research; (3) 
research on the fisheries; and (4) information management research. The 
MSA specifies that this plan shall contain a limited number of priority 
objectives for each of these research areas; indicate goals and 
timetables; provide a role for commercial fishermen in such research; 
provide for the collection and dissemination of complete and accurate 
information concerning fishing activities; and be developed in 
cooperation with the Regional Fishery Management Councils and affected 
states. This draft Report on Fisheries Research is consistent with the 
requirements of section 404 and with NOAA's Next Generation Strategic 
Plan located on the web at http://www.ppi.noaa.gov/wp-content/uploads/NOAA_NGSP.pdf.
    NMFS currently conducts a comprehensive program of fisheries 
research and involves industry and others interested in fisheries 
planning and implementing its objectives. The scope of the present 
draft document focuses only on the four major areas of research 
specified in section 404 of the MSA. It does not include the regulatory 
and enforcement components of the NMFS mission.

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1881.

    Dated: June 20, 2016.
Ned Cyr,
Director, Office of Science and Technology, National Marine Fisheries 
Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-15026 Filed 6-23-16; 8:45 am]
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