Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB); Meeting, 33757 [2019-14978]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 135 / Monday, July 15, 2019 / Notices Dated: July 9, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–14899 Filed 7–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB); Meeting Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB). OEAB members will discuss and provide advice on Federal ocean exploration programs, with a particular emphasis on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) activities as outlined in the section on Matters to Be Considered. DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT and Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 9 to 5 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at: Consortium for Ocean Leadership, 1201 New York Avenue NW, Suite 420, Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David McKinnie, Designated Federal Officer, Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115, (206) 526–6950. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOAA established the OEAB under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and legislation that gives the agency statutory authority to operate an ocean exploration program and to coordinate a national program of ocean exploration. The OEAB advises NOAA leadership on strategic planning, exploration priorities, competitive ocean exploration grant programs and other matters as the NOAA Administrator requests. OEAB members represent government agencies, the private sector, academic institutions, and not-for-profit institutions involved in all facets of khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:08 Jul 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 ocean exploration—from advanced technology to citizen exploration. In addition to advising NOAA leadership, NOAA expects the OEAB to help to define and develop a national program of ocean exploration—a network of stakeholders and partnerships advancing national priorities for ocean exploration. Matters to be Considered: The OEAB will discuss the following topics: (1) Reauthorization of ocean exploration legislation; (2) administration activities in support of ocean exploration, including the National Ocean Partnership Program, the Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology, executive order implementation, and Blue Economy actions; (3) the NOAA fleet plan, including Okeanos Explorer end-of-life planning and ocean exploration platform options; (4) OER updates, including the new Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration and the OER program review; (5) the OEAB fiveyear self-assessment; and (6) other matters as described in the agenda. The agenda and other meeting materials are available on the OEAB website at http:// oeab.noaa.gov. Status: The meeting will be open to the public with a 15-minute public comment period on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 11:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT (please check the final agenda on the website to confirm the time). The public may listen to the meeting and provide comments during the public comment period via teleconference. Dial-in information may be found on the meeting agenda posted to the OEAB website. The OEAB expects that public statements at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to three minutes. The Designated Federal Officer must receive written comments by July 24, 2019 to provide sufficient time for OEAB review. Written comments received after July 24, 2019 will be distributed to the OEAB but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a firstcome, first-served basis. Special Accommodations: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Designated Federal Officer by July 24, 2019. PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33757 Dated: June 28, 2019. David Holst, Chief Financial Officer/Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2019–14978 Filed 7–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KA–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XH087 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Dolphin Wahoo Advisory Panel (AP) Meeting. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Dolphin Wahoo AP on August 22, 2019. DATES: The meeting will be held via webinar on August 22, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Registration is required. Webinar registration, an online public comment form, and briefing book materials will be available two weeks prior to the meeting at: http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/ current-advisory-panel-meetings/. Public comments must be received by 12 p.m. on August 21, 2019. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Dolphin Wahoo AP will meet via webinar. Agenda items for the AP meeting include: A review of recent and developing Council actions, revisions to the Dolphin Wahoo Fishery Management Plan goals and objectives, adding bullet and frigate mackerel to the Dolphin Wahoo Fishery Management Plan as ecosystem component species, and other business. The AP members will discuss these issues and provide SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15JYN1.SGM 15JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB); Meeting

AGENCY: Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) National Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a 
meeting of the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB). OEAB members 
will discuss and provide advice on Federal ocean exploration programs, 
with a particular emphasis on National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) 
activities as outlined in the section on Matters to Be Considered.

DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 31, 2019 
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT and Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 9 to 5 p.m. 
EDT.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at: Consortium for Ocean 
Leadership, 1201 New York Avenue NW, Suite 420, Washington, DC 20005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David McKinnie, Designated Federal 
Officer, Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115, 
(206) 526-6950.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOAA established the OEAB under the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and legislation that gives the agency 
statutory authority to operate an ocean exploration program and to 
coordinate a national program of ocean exploration. The OEAB advises 
NOAA leadership on strategic planning, exploration priorities, 
competitive ocean exploration grant programs and other matters as the 
NOAA Administrator requests.
    OEAB members represent government agencies, the private sector, 
academic institutions, and not-for-profit institutions involved in all 
facets of ocean exploration--from advanced technology to citizen 
exploration.
    In addition to advising NOAA leadership, NOAA expects the OEAB to 
help to define and develop a national program of ocean exploration--a 
network of stakeholders and partnerships advancing national priorities 
for ocean exploration.
    Matters to be Considered: The OEAB will discuss the following 
topics: (1) Reauthorization of ocean exploration legislation; (2) 
administration activities in support of ocean exploration, including 
the National Ocean Partnership Program, the Subcommittee on Ocean 
Science and Technology, executive order implementation, and Blue 
Economy actions; (3) the NOAA fleet plan, including Okeanos Explorer 
end-of-life planning and ocean exploration platform options; (4) OER 
updates, including the new Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration 
and the OER program review; (5) the OEAB five-year self-assessment; and 
(6) other matters as described in the agenda. The agenda and other 
meeting materials are available on the OEAB website at http://oeab.noaa.gov.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public with a 15-minute 
public comment period on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 11:45 a.m. to 12 
p.m. EDT (please check the final agenda on the website to confirm the 
time). The public may listen to the meeting and provide comments during 
the public comment period via teleconference. Dial-in information may 
be found on the meeting agenda posted to the OEAB website.
    The OEAB expects that public statements at its meetings will not be 
repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In 
general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be 
limited to three minutes. The Designated Federal Officer must receive 
written comments by July 24, 2019 to provide sufficient time for OEAB 
review. Written comments received after July 24, 2019 will be 
distributed to the OEAB but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting 
date. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Special Accommodations: These meetings are physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or 
other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Designated Federal 
Officer by July 24, 2019.

    Dated: June 28, 2019.
David Holst,
Chief Financial Officer/Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2019-14978 Filed 7-12-19; 8:45 am]
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