Approval of a Boundary Expansion for the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, 34601 [2020-12223]

Download as PDF lotter on DSK9F5VC42PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 109 / Friday, June 5, 2020 / Notices Report. The Council is expected to take final action on Framework Adjustment 62 to the Northeast Multispecies FMP, which focuses on measures to rebuild southern red hake. The Whiting Committee also will provide feedback to the Council on Executive Order 13921. Next, the Council will receive an overview of the Atlantic Cod Stock Structure Working Group report, which will be followed by a presentation on the peer review of report. The Council will discuss the report and peer review findings. The GARFO Regional Administrator then will provide a briefing on a petition for rulemaking on Atlantic cod and request that the Council consult with NMFS on this matter. The Council will engage in a discussion on how to address issues in the petition that may have merit. 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[FR Doc. 2020–12215 Filed 6–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 34601 of the availability of the final environmental assessment. ADDRESSES: The final environmental assessment and FONSI can be downloaded or viewed at https:// coast.noaa.gov/czm/compliance/. The document is also available by sending a written request to the point of contact identified below (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elaine Vaudreuil of NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management, by email at Elaine.Vaudreuil@noaa.gov, phone at 240–533–0821, or mail at: 1305 EastWest Hwy., N/OCM, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1451 et seq; 15 CFR 921.33. Keelin S. Kuipers, Deputy Director, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2020–12223 Filed 6–4–20; 8:45 am] Approval of a Boundary Expansion for the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of approval of boundary expansion and availability of a final environmental assessment; Finding of No Significant Impact. AGENCY: In accordance with applicable federal regulations, notice is hereby given that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Office for Coastal Management approved the final environmental assessment of a proposed boundary expansion for the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve in Watsonville, California. NOAA determined that the boundary expansion would not have significant environmental impacts and, therefore, issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). The final environmental assessment describes the alternatives considered, including the preferred alternative to add nine parcels to and remove one parcel from the existing approved boundary, which would result in a net increase of 299.773 acres in size to the boundary. NOAA prepared a draft environmental assessment to analyze the effects of the requested changes and solicited public comment before approving the request [84 FRN 57702]. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of NOAA’s approval of the boundary expansion and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 3510–08–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. AGENCY: The Committee is proposing to add products and services to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes products previously furnished by such agencies. DATES: Comments must be received on or before: July 5, 2020. 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: For further information or to submit comments contact: Michael R. Jurkowski, Telephone: (703) 603–2117, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published pursuant to 41 U.S.C. 8503 (a)(2) and 41 CFR 51–2.3. Its purpose is to provide interested persons an opportunity to submit comments on the proposed actions. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 109 (Friday, June 5, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 34601]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-12223]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Approval of a Boundary Expansion for the Elkhorn Slough National 
Estuarine Research Reserve

AGENCY: Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of approval of boundary expansion and availability of a 
final environmental assessment; Finding of No Significant Impact.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with applicable federal regulations, notice is 
hereby given that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 
(NOAA)'s Office for Coastal Management approved the final environmental 
assessment of a proposed boundary expansion for the Elkhorn Slough 
National Estuarine Research Reserve in Watsonville, California. NOAA 
determined that the boundary expansion would not have significant 
environmental impacts and, therefore, issued a Finding of No 
Significant Impact (FONSI). The final environmental assessment 
describes the alternatives considered, including the preferred 
alternative to add nine parcels to and remove one parcel from the 
existing approved boundary, which would result in a net increase of 
299.773 acres in size to the boundary. NOAA prepared a draft 
environmental assessment to analyze the effects of the requested 
changes and solicited public comment before approving the request [84 
FRN 57702]. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of 
NOAA's approval of the boundary expansion and of the availability of 
the final environmental assessment.

ADDRESSES: The final environmental assessment and FONSI can be 
downloaded or viewed at https://coast.noaa.gov/czm/compliance/. The 
document is also available by sending a written request to the point of 
contact identified below (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elaine Vaudreuil of NOAA's Office for 
Coastal Management, by email at [email protected], phone at 
240-533-0821, or mail at: 1305 East-West Hwy., N/OCM, Silver Spring, MD 
20910.

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1451 et seq; 15 CFR 921.33.

Keelin S. Kuipers,
Deputy Director, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2020-12223 Filed 6-4-20; 8:45 am]
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