Marine Mammals and Endangered Species, 27545-27546 [2018-12705]

Download as PDF 27545 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 114 / Wednesday, June 13, 2018 / Notices App., notice is hereby given that the ACEHR will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time and Thursday, November 8, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time. The meeting will be held in the Katharine Blodgett Gebbie Laboratory Conference Room 1A106, Building 81, at NIST, 325 Broadway Street, Boulder, Colorado 80305. The meeting will be open to the public. The primary purpose of this meeting is to review the NEHRP agency updates on their latest activities and receive the NEHRP agency responses to the Committee’s 2017 biennial and 2018 interim Reports on the Effectiveness of the NEHRP. The final agenda and any meeting materials will be posted on the NEHRP website at http://nehrp.gov/. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the Committee’s affairs are invited to request a place on the agenda. On November 8, 2018, approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved near the beginning of the meeting for public comments, and speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be about three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. All those wishing to speak must submit their request by email to the attention of Ms. Tina Faecke, tina.faecke@nist.gov, by 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in person are invited to submit written statements to ACEHR, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899– 8604, via fax at (301) 975–4032, or electronically by email to tina.faecke@ nist.gov. All visitors to the NIST site are required to pre-register to be admitted. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting must register by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, October 24, 2018, in order to attend. Please submit your full name, email address, and phone number to Tina Faecke. Non-U.S. citizens must submit additional information; please contact Ms. Faecke. Ms. Faecke’s email address is tina.faecke@nist.gov and her phone number is (301) 975–5911. For participants attending in person, please note that federal agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver’s license or identification card for access to federal facilities if such license or identification card is issued by a state that is compliant with the REAL ID Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109–13), or by a state that has an extension for REAL ID compliance. NIST currently accepts other forms of federal-issued identification in lieu of a state-issued driver’s license. For detailed information please contact Ms. Faecke at (301) 975–5711 or visit: http:// www.nist.gov/public_affairs/visitor/. Kevin A. Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2018–12644 Filed 6–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Mammals and Endangered Species National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permits and permit amendments. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that permits or permit amendments have been issued to the following entities under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), as applicable. ADDRESSES: The permits 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 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone: (301) 427–8401; fax: (301) 713–0376. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shasta McClenahan (Permit No. 22062), Amy Hapeman (Permit Nos. 21295 and 21366), Erin Markin (Permit No. 21467), and Sara Young (Permit No. 21158–02); at (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notices were published in the Federal Register on the dates listed below that requests for a permit or permit amendment had been submitted by the below-named applicants. To locate the Federal Register notice that announced our receipt of the application and a complete description of the research, go to www.federalregister.gov and search on the permit number provided in the table below. SUMMARY: Permit or amendment issuance date RIN Applicant Previous Federal Register notice 21295 ................. 0648–XF910 21366 ................. 0648–XG057 May 9, 2018. 0648–XG037 83 FR 9297, March 5, 2018 ....... May 10, 2018. 22062 ................. 0648–XG130 83 FR 13736; March 30, 2018 ... May 1, 2018. 21158–02 ........... 0648–XF592 Olga von Ziegear, Winged Whale Research, P.O. Box 15191, Fitz Creek, AK 99603. Margaret Lamont, Ph.D., U.S. Geological Survey, 7320 NW 71st St., Gainesville, FL 32653. Karen Holloway-Adkins, East Coast Biologists, Inc., P.O. Box 33715, Indialantic, FL 32903. Patricia Fair, Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina, Hollings Marine Laboratory, 331 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412. Robert Garrott, Ph.D., Montana State University, 310 Lewis Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717. 82 FR 61752, December 29, 2017. 83 FR 9297, March 5, 2018 ....... 21467 ................. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Permit No. 83 FR 16343; April 16, 2018 ..... May 24, 2018. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Jun 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 activities proposed are categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 May 8, 2018. As required by the ESA, as applicable, issuance of these permit was based on a finding that such permits: (1) Were applied for in good faith; (2) will not E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1 27546 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 114 / Wednesday, June 13, 2018 / Notices operate to the disadvantage of such endangered species; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in Section 2 of the ESA. Authority: The requested permits have been issued under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), 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), as applicable. Dated: June 8, 2018. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. Agenda Wednesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 28, 2018 The workshop will review ensemble stock assessment modeling and evaluate how it fits in the NPFMC system. To also discuss considerations for potentially reducing an ABC from the maximum to account for observations and uncertainties not included in the assessment model or Tier system; and produce recommendations and a report to be considered by the September Joint Groundfish Plan Team. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.npfmc. org/. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Shannon Gleason at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. [FR Doc. 2018–12705 Filed 6–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Dated: June 8, 2018. Rey Israel Marquez, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [FR Doc. 2018–12688 Filed 6–12–18; 8:45 am] RIN 0648–XG283 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC); Public Meeting DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will host an Assessment Methods Workshop in June. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Thursday, June 28, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. DATES: The meeting will be held in the Traynor Room, Building 4 at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, 7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115. Teleconference number: 1–877–953– 3919 (PP: 5944500). Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone (907) 271–2809. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Stram, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2801. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Jun 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 RIN 0648–XG289 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting Notice of public meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Fishery Data for Stock Assessment Working Group to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the School for Marine Science and Technology (UMASS Dartmouth), 836 South Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford, MA 02744; telephone: (508) 999–8193. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda The Fishery Data for Stock Assessment Working Group will present and discuss work to address the group’s four main deliverables; begin discussions on working group recommendations and address other business as necessary. 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 these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: June 8, 2018. Rey Israel Marquez, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–12690 Filed 6–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG290 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 60 Data Scoping webinar. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 114 (Wednesday, June 13, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27545-27546]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-12705]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Marine Mammals and Endangered Species

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

ACTION: Notice; issuance of permits and permit amendments.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that permits or permit amendments have 
been issued to the following entities under the Marine Mammal 
Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), as 
applicable.

ADDRESSES: The permits 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 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone: (301) 427-8401; fax: (301) 
713-0376.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shasta McClenahan (Permit No. 22062), 
Amy Hapeman (Permit Nos. 21295 and 21366), Erin Markin (Permit No. 
21467), and Sara Young (Permit No. 21158-02); at (301) 427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notices were published in the Federal 
Register on the dates listed below that requests for a permit or permit 
amendment had been submitted by the below-named applicants. To locate 
the Federal Register notice that announced our receipt of the 
application and a complete description of the research, go to 
www.federalregister.gov and search on the permit number provided in the 
table below.

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                                                                        Previous Federal    Permit or amendment
       Permit No.                RIN                 Applicant          Register notice        issuance date
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21295..................  0648-XF910           Olga von Ziegear,        82 FR 61752,       May 8, 2018.
                                               Winged Whale Research,   December 29,
                                               P.O. Box 15191, Fitz     2017.
                                               Creek, AK 99603.
21366..................  0648-XG057           Margaret Lamont, Ph.D.,  83 FR 9297, March  May 9, 2018.
                                               U.S. Geological          5, 2018.
                                               Survey, 7320 NW 71st
                                               St., Gainesville, FL
                                               32653.
21467..................  0648-XG037           Karen Holloway-Adkins,   83 FR 9297, March  May 10, 2018.
                                               East Coast Biologists,   5, 2018.
                                               Inc., P.O. Box 33715,
                                               Indialantic, FL 32903.
22062..................  0648-XG130           Patricia Fair, Ph.D.,    83 FR 13736;       May 1, 2018.
                                               Medical University of    March 30, 2018.
                                               South Carolina,
                                               Hollings Marine
                                               Laboratory, 331 Fort
                                               Johnson Road,
                                               Charleston, SC 29412.
21158-02...............  0648-XF592           Robert Garrott, Ph.D.,   83 FR 16343;       May 24, 2018.
                                               Montana State            April 16, 2018.
                                               University, 310 Lewis
                                               Hall, Bozeman, MT
                                               59717.
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    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 
activities proposed are categorically excluded from the requirement to 
prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.
    As required by the ESA, as applicable, issuance of these permit was 
based on a finding that such permits: (1) Were applied for in good 
faith; (2) will not

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operate to the disadvantage of such endangered species; and (3) are 
consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in Section 2 of the 
ESA.
    Authority: The requested permits have been issued under the Marine 
Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the 
regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 
CFR part 216), 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), as applicable.

    Dated: June 8, 2018.
Julia Marie Harrison,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-12705 Filed 6-12-18; 8:45 am]
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