Evaluation of State Coastal Management Program and National Estuarine Research Reserve, 36382 [2020-12874]

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[FR Doc. 2020–12913 Filed 6–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3150–JE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Evaluation of State Coastal Management Program and National Estuarine Research Reserve Office for Coastal Management (OCM), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of public meeting and opportunity to comment. AGENCY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office for Coastal Management will hold a public meeting to solicit comments on the performance evaluation of the Maryland Coastal Management Program and Chesapeake Bay Maryland National Estuarine Research Reserve. DATES: NOAA will consider all written comments received by July 31, 2020. The virtual public meeting will be held on Wednesday July 22, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the coastal management program and national estuarine research reserve NOAA intends to evaluate by emailing Carrie Hall, Evaluator, NOAA Office for Coastal Management at Carrie.Hall@ noaa.gov. Comments that the Office for Coastal Management receives are considered part of the public record and may be publicly accessible. Any personal identifying information (e.g., name, address) submitted voluntarily by the sender may also be publicly accessible. NOAA will accept anonymous comments. To participate in the public meeting Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EDT, registration is required one hour in advance by 11:00 a.m. EDT. Registration: http:// noaacsc.adobeconnect.com/ cbmnerrpublicmeeting/event/event_ info.html. You may participate online or by phone. If you would like to provide SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 comment during the public meeting, please select ‘‘yes’’ during the online registration. The line-up of speakers will be based on your date and time of registration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hall, Evaluator, NOAA Office for Coastal Management by phone at (240) 533–0730 or email Carrie.Hall@ noaa.gov. Copies of the previous evaluation findings, coastal management program’s 2016–2020 Assessment and Strategy and reserve’s management plan and site profile may be viewed and downloaded on the internet at http://coast.noaa.gov/czm/ evaluations. A copy of the evaluation notification letter and most recent progress reports may be obtained upon request by contacting Carrie Hall. Section 312 of the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) requires NOAA to conduct periodic evaluations of federally approved state coastal programs and national estuarine research reserves. The process includes one or more public meetings, consideration of written public comments, and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the public. For the evaluation of the Maryland Coastal Management Program NOAA will consider the extent to which the state has met the national objectives, adhered to the management program approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance under the CZMA. For the evaluation of the Chesapeake Bay Maryland National Estuarine Research Reserve, NOAA will consider the extent to which the state has met the national objectives, adhered to its management plan approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance under the Coastal Zone Management Act. When the evaluation is completed, NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Keelin Kuipers, Deputy Director, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 116 (Tuesday, June 16, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 36382]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-12874]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Evaluation of State Coastal Management Program and National 
Estuarine Research Reserve

AGENCY: Office for Coastal Management (OCM), National Ocean Service 
(NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice of public meeting and opportunity to comment.

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SUMMARY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Office for Coastal Management will hold a public meeting to solicit 
comments on the performance evaluation of the Maryland Coastal 
Management Program and Chesapeake Bay Maryland National Estuarine 
Research Reserve.

DATES: NOAA will consider all written comments received by July 31, 
2020. The virtual public meeting will be held on Wednesday July 22, 
2020 at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the coastal management program 
and national estuarine research reserve NOAA intends to evaluate by 
emailing Carrie Hall, Evaluator, NOAA Office for Coastal Management at 
[email protected]. Comments that the Office for Coastal Management 
receives are considered part of the public record and may be publicly 
accessible. Any personal identifying information (e.g., name, address) 
submitted voluntarily by the sender may also be publicly accessible. 
NOAA will accept anonymous comments.
    To participate in the public meeting Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 
12:00 p.m. EDT, registration is required one hour in advance by 11:00 
a.m. EDT.
    Registration: http://noaacsc.adobeconnect.com/cbmnerrpublicmeeting/event/event_info.html. You may participate online or by phone. If you 
would like to provide comment during the public meeting, please select 
``yes'' during the online registration. The line-up of speakers will be 
based on your date and time of registration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hall, Evaluator, NOAA Office 
for Coastal Management by phone at (240) 533-0730 or email 
[email protected]. Copies of the previous evaluation findings, 
coastal management program's 2016-2020 Assessment and Strategy and 
reserve's management plan and site profile may be viewed and downloaded 
on the internet at http://coast.noaa.gov/czm/evaluations. A copy of the 
evaluation notification letter and most recent progress reports may be 
obtained upon request by contacting Carrie Hall.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 312 of the Coastal Zone Management 
Act (CZMA) requires NOAA to conduct periodic evaluations of federally 
approved state coastal programs and national estuarine research 
reserves. The process includes one or more public meetings, 
consideration of written public comments, and consultations with 
interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the 
public. For the evaluation of the Maryland Coastal Management Program 
NOAA will consider the extent to which the state has met the national 
objectives, adhered to the management program approved by the Secretary 
of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance under the 
CZMA. For the evaluation of the Chesapeake Bay Maryland National 
Estuarine Research Reserve, NOAA will consider the extent to which the 
state has met the national objectives, adhered to its management plan 
approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of 
financial assistance under the Coastal Zone Management Act. When the 
evaluation is completed, NOAA's Office for Coastal Management will 
place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of 
the Final Evaluation Findings.

Keelin Kuipers,
Deputy Director, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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