Coral Reef Conservation Program, 34121 [2018-15453]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 139 / Thursday, July 19, 2018 / Notices follows: Council staff will brief the public on the purpose and need of the amendment. The Council is currently considering aligning federal regulations in the EEZ off Florida with those of the state of Florida and creating an enhanced cooperative management procedure with Florida for federal waters off Florida. Council staff will also provide an overview of the actions and alternatives considered in the amendment including the Council preferred alternatives. Staff and a Council member will be available to answer any questions and the public will have the opportunity to provide testimony on the amendment and other related testimony. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, August 2, 2018; Webinar 6 p.m.—9 p.m. EST at: https:// register.gotowebinar.com/register/ 552356550647070721. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. —Meeting Adjourns The public hearing will be broadcast via webinar. You may also register for the webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the Public Hearing meeting on the calendar. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Gulf Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: July 16, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–15467 Filed 7–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P 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. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a public meeting of the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF). Written comments must be received on or before SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Jul 18, 2018 Jkt 244001 July 26, 2018. For specific dates, times, and locations of the public meetings, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, August 16, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on to the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force by any of the following methods: Public Meeting and Oral Comments: A public meeting will be held in Pago Pago, American Samoa at the Rex H. Lee Auditorium, Highway 1, Utulei. Written Comments: Please direct written comments to Jennifer Koss, NOAA USCRTF Steering Committee Point of Contact, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, 1305 East-West Highway, N/OCRM, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Koss, NOAA USCRTF Steering Committee Point of Contact, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, 1305 East-West Highway, N/OCRM, Silver Spring, MD 20910 at 301–533–0777 or Liza Johnson, 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 website at https://www.coralreef.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting provides a forum for coordinated planning and action among federal agencies, state and territorial governments, and nongovernmental partners. 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 website within two months of occurrence. For information about the meeting, registering and submitting public comments, go to https://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 ask us in your comment to 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 PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34121 and protect coral reef ecosystems. Cochaired 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. The meeting will be held Thursday, August 16, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Pago Pago, American Samoa at the Rex H. Lee Auditorium, Highway 1, Utulei. Nicole R. LeBoeuf, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–15453 Filed 7–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG339 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public scoping meetings. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a series of public scoping meetings via webinar pertaining to three amendments to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the South Atlantic Region. Amendment 47 considers modifications to the federally permitted South Atlantic snapper grouper for-hire fishery. Regulatory Amendment 29 considers options to implement best fishing practices and remove powerhead restrictions in the federal waters off the coast of South Carolina. Regulatory Amendment 32 addresses options for revisions to the inseason accountability measures for yellowtail snapper. DATES: The scoping meetings will be held via webinar on the following dates: Amendment 47—August 6, August 9, and August 14, 2018; Regulatory Amendment 29—August 7 and August 8, 2018 and; Regulatory Amendment 32—August 15 and August 16, 2018. ADDRESSES: The scoping meetings will be conducted via webinar. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 139 (Thursday, July 19, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 34121]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-15453]


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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). Written comments must be received on or 
before July 26, 2018. For specific dates, times, and locations of the 
public meetings, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, August 16, 2018, from 8:00 
a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on to the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force 
by any of the following methods:
    Public Meeting and Oral Comments: A public meeting will be held in 
Pago Pago, American Samoa at the Rex H. Lee Auditorium, Highway 1, 
Utulei.
    Written Comments: Please direct written comments to Jennifer Koss, 
NOAA USCRTF Steering Committee Point of Contact, NOAA Coral Reef 
Conservation Program, 1305 East-West Highway, N/OCRM, Silver Spring, MD 
20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Koss, NOAA USCRTF Steering 
Committee Point of Contact, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, 1305 
East-West Highway, N/OCRM, Silver Spring, MD 20910 at 301-533-0777 or 
Liza Johnson, 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 website at https://www.coralreef.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting provides a forum for coordinated 
planning and action among federal agencies, state and territorial 
governments, and nongovernmental partners. 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 website within two months of occurrence. For information about 
the meeting, registering and submitting public comments, go to https://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 ask us in your comment to 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.
    The meeting will be held Thursday, August 16, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. 
to 5:00 p.m. in Pago Pago, American Samoa at the Rex H. Lee Auditorium, 
Highway 1, Utulei.

Nicole R. LeBoeuf,
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Ocean Services and Coastal Zone 
Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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