Meeting of the Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, 42361 [2020-15151]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 135 / Tuesday, July 14, 2020 / Notices by using the search function and entering the title of the collection. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–15132 Filed 7–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA246] Marine Mammals; File No. 23966 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Christopher Cilfone, Be Blue, 193a Fleming Rd., Lahaina, HI 96761, has applied in due form for a permit to conduct commercial or educational photography on humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before August 13, 2020. ADDRESSES: These documents are also available upon written request via email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Written comments on this application should be submitted via email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include File No. 23966 in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request via email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@ noaa.gov. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hubard or Shasta McClenahan, (301) 427–8401. 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.) and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). The applicant proposes to film humpback whales in the waters of Maui County, Hawaii. Footage would be used to create a series of documentary films that highlight humpback whale and their conservation. Up to 100 humpback whales would be filmed annually from a boat, unmanned aircraft system, remotely operated vehicle, and by free SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:58 Jul 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 divers. One hundred bottlenose (Tursiops truncatus), 100 pantropical spotted (Stenella attenuata), and 500 spinner (Stenella longirostris) dolphins may be incidentally filmed or harassed annually. The permit would expire on December 31, 2025. 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. Dated: July 9, 2020. Amy Sloan, Acting Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–15143 Filed 7–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XU012 X] Meeting of the Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open public meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee’s (MAFAC’s) Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force (CBP Task Force). The CBP Task Force will discuss the issues outlined in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below. DATES: The meeting will be July 29, 2020, 1 p.m.–4 p.m., Pacific Time (PT). ADDRESSES: Meeting is by conference call and webinar. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Cheney; NFMS West Coast Region; 503–231–6730; email: Katherine.Cheney@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of MAFAC’s CBP Task Force. The MAFAC was established by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) and, since 1971, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42361 advises the Secretary on all living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. The MAFAC charter is located online at https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/topic/ partners#marine-fisheries-advisorycommittee-. The CBP Task Force reports to MAFAC and is being convened to develop recommendations for long-term goals to meet Columbia Basin salmon recovery, conservation needs, and harvest opportunities, in the context of habitat capacity and other factors that affect salmon mortality. More information is available at the CBP Task Force web page: https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/west-coast/ partners/columbia-basin-partnershiptask-force. Matters To Be Considered The meeting time and agenda are subject to change. Meeting topics include discussion of scenarios for achieving Columbia Basin salmon and steelhead goals; social, cultural, economic, and ecosystem considerations; options for future collaboration; and content of the Phase 2 report. Time and Date The meeting is scheduled for July 29, 2020, 1 p.m.–4 p.m., PT by conference call and webinar. Access information for the public will be posted by July 22, 2020 at https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/ west-coast/partners/columbia-basinpartnership-task-force-meetingmaterials-and-summaries. Dated: July 9, 2020. Jennifer L. Lukens, Federal Program Officer, Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–15151 Filed 7–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA260] Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a proposed evaluation and pending determination (PEPD), draft environmental assessment (EA), and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XU012 X]


Meeting of the Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force of the 
Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee

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

ACTION: Notice of open public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee's 
(MAFAC's) Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force (CBP Task Force). The 
CBP Task Force will discuss the issues outlined in the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION below.

DATES: The meeting will be July 29, 2020, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Pacific Time 
(PT).

ADDRESSES: Meeting is by conference call and webinar.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Cheney; NFMS West Coast 
Region; 503-231-6730; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of 
MAFAC's CBP Task Force. The MAFAC was established by the Secretary of 
Commerce (Secretary) and, since 1971, advises the Secretary on all 
living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the 
Department of Commerce. The MAFAC charter is located online at https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/topic/partners#marine-fisheries-advisory-committee-. The CBP Task Force reports to MAFAC and is being convened 
to develop recommendations for long-term goals to meet Columbia Basin 
salmon recovery, conservation needs, and harvest opportunities, in the 
context of habitat capacity and other factors that affect salmon 
mortality. More information is available at the CBP Task Force web 
page: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/west-coast/partners/columbia-basin-partnership-task-force.

Matters To Be Considered

    The meeting time and agenda are subject to change. Meeting topics 
include discussion of scenarios for achieving Columbia Basin salmon and 
steelhead goals; social, cultural, economic, and ecosystem 
considerations; options for future collaboration; and content of the 
Phase 2 report.

Time and Date

    The meeting is scheduled for July 29, 2020, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., PT by 
conference call and webinar. Access information for the public will be 
posted by July 22, 2020 at https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/west-coast/partners/columbia-basin-partnership-task-force-meeting-materials-and-
summaries.

    Dated: July 9, 2020.
Jennifer L. Lukens,
Federal Program Officer, Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-15151 Filed 7-13-20; 8:45 am]
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