Marine Mammals; File No. 22723, 9094-9095 [2019-04603]

Download as PDF 9094 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 13, 2019 / Notices Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. Dated: March 8, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–04590 Filed 3–12–19; 8:45 am] Dated: March 5, 2019. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Groundfish Committee 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 Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 100 Boardman Street, Boston, MA 02129; telephone: (617) 561–0798. 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: Appendix Agenda List of Topics Discussed in the Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. List of Issues III. Background IV. Scope of the Order V. Changes Made Since the Preliminary Results VI. Discussion of the Issues Comment 1: Whether To Grant Certain Post-Sale Price Adjustments to Jindal for the Final Results Comment 2: Whether To Continue To Grant Certain Post-Sale Price Adjustments to SRF for the Final Results Comment 3: Whether To Use the Export Subsidy Rates Calculated in the 2016 Countervailing Duty Administrative Review as the Export Subsidy Offset in This Administrative Review Comment 4: Whether To Revise Jindal’s Home Market and Margin Programs Comment 5: Whether To Revise SRF’s Home Market Program VII. Recommendation The committee will review the Groundfish Advisory Panel and the Plan Development Team’s (PDT) revisions to Amendment 23/Groundfish Monitoring. They will also review the PDT revisions to the council policy on gear standards to facilitate use of gear in accountability measures. They will receive an update of the Council’s priorities for 2019. Other business will be discussed 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 this meeting. 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 Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Notifications to Interested Parties This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. Commerce is issuing and publishing these final results of administrative review in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.221. [FR Doc. 2019–04624 Filed 3–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG887 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: 17:45 Mar 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 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. This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. PO 00000 Frm 00021 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG852 Marine Mammals; File No. 22723 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Sean Todd, Ph.D., College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609, has applied in due form for a permit to receive, import, and export marine mammals parts for scientific research. SUMMARY: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before April 12, 2019. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the ‘‘Features’’ box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 22723 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available 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. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. 22723 in the subject line of the email comment. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Shasta McClenahan, (301) 427–8401. DATES: Special Accommodations DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE VerDate Sep<11>2014 SUMMARY: Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 13, 2019 / Notices The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 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). The applicant proposes to receive, import, and export biological samples for scientific research from up to 150 individual cetaceans and up to 500 pinnipeds (excluding walrus) annually to determine the levels of persistent organic pollutants in marine mammals found in the Gulf of Maine and adjacent Canadian waters. The requested duration of the permit is 5 years. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–04603 Filed 3–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Estuarine Research Reserve System Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public comment period for the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve Management Plan revision. amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce is announcing a thirty-day SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Mar 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 public comment period for the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve Management Plan revision. The revision of the existing management plan is necessitated by the applicable requirements of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System. The Hudson River Reserve revised plan will replace the plan approved in 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nina Garfield at (240) 533–0817, or Kim Texeira at (240) 533–0781, of NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management, 1305 East-West Highway, N/ORM5, 10th floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 15 CFR 921.33(c), a state must periodically update its management plan for a National Estuarine Research Reserve. The Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve revised plan will replace the plan previously approved in 2009. NOAA issues this notice of a public comment period for the revised plan under 15 CFR 921.33(a). The revised management plan outlines the administrative structure; the research/monitoring, stewardship, education, and training programs and priorities of the reserve; plans for including inholdings within the existing boundary into state ownership; and facility development priorities to support reserve operations. The Hudson River Reserve takes an integrated approach to management, linking research and education, coastal training, and stewardship functions. The New York Department of Environmental Conservation has outlined how it will administer the reserve and its core programs by providing detailed actions that will enable it to accomplish specific goals and objectives. Since the last management plan, the reserve has: Provided technical expertise to coastal communities to reduce risks to natural hazards; expanded monitoring programs; installed a sentinel site for monitoring marsh ecosystem response to sea level rise; conducted training workshops; implemented K–12 and public education programs; installed a water level observation station that is compliant with NOAA’s National Water Level Observation Network; restored hydrologic flows at Gay’s Point in the Stockport Flats component; and established itself as a regional leader in the design and implementation of living shorelines. The total number of acres within the reserve boundary is 5,000 acres. The revised management plan will serve as the guiding document for the Hudson River Reserve for the next five years. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9095 NOAA’s Office Coastal Management will be conducting an environmental analysis in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act on the proposed approval of the Reserve’s revised management plan. The public is invited to provide comment or information about any potential environmental impacts of the proposed action, and these comments will be used to inform the decision making process. The Hudson River Reserve Management Plan revision may be viewed at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/ lands/4915.html. Comments on the revision may be submitted to the Reserve’s Manager, Heather Gierloff (heather.gierloff@dec.ny.gov) by April 12, 2019. Dated: March 5, 2019. Paul M. Scholz, Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2019–04541 Filed 3–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG843 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting (webinar). AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will hold a webinar meeting to review the 2019 update stock assessment for Pacific sardine. This webinar is open to the public. DATES: The webinar will be held Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., or until business for the day has been completed. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. A public listening station is available at the Pacific Council office (address below). To attend the webinar, use this link: https:// www.gotomeeting.com/webinar (Click ‘‘Join a Webinar’’ in top right corner of page); (1) Enter the Webinar ID: 542– 314–675; (2) Enter your name and email address (required). You must use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing this TOLL number 1–562–247–8321; (3) Enter the Attendee phone audio access code 272–446–524; SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 49 (Wednesday, March 13, 2019)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-04603]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG852


Marine Mammals; File No. 22723

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

ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Sean Todd, Ph.D., College of the 
Atlantic, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609, has applied in due 
form for a permit to receive, import, and export marine mammals parts 
for scientific research.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or 
before April 12, 2019.

ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for 
review by selecting ``Records Open for Public Comment'' from the 
``Features'' box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species 
(APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File 
No. 22723 from the list of available applications.
    These documents are also available 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.
    Written comments on this application should be submitted to the 
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. 
Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713-0376, or by 
email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. 22723 
in the subject line of the email comment.
    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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Shasta 
McClenahan, (301) 427-8401.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the 
authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(MMPA; 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).
    The applicant proposes to receive, import, and export biological 
samples for scientific research from up to 150 individual cetaceans and 
up to 500 pinnipeds (excluding walrus) annually to determine the levels 
of persistent organic pollutants in marine mammals found in the Gulf of 
Maine and adjacent Canadian waters. The requested duration of the 
permit is 5 years.
    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that 
the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to 
prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.
    Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine 
Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors.

Julia Marie Harrison,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-04603 Filed 3-12-19; 8:45 am]
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