Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Treasure Island Ferry Dock Project, San Francisco, California, 38053-38054 [2021-15244]

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[FR Doc. 2021–15233 Filed 7–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB254] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Groundfish Committee Meeting via webinar 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 webinar will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 9 a.m. Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/ register/8631941849959774222. ADDRESSES: 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. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:23 Jul 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 38053 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Agenda National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The Groundfish Committee will meet to discuss development of draft Framework Adjustment 63/ Specifications and Management Measures to set 2022 total allowable catches for US/Canada management units of Eastern Georges Bank (GB) cod and Eastern GB haddock, and 2022–23 specifications for the GB yellowtail flounder stock, set 2022–24 specifications for GB cod and Gulf of Maine (GOM) cod, and possibly adjust 2022 specifications for GB haddock and GOM haddock, adjust 2022 specifications for white hake based on the rebuilding plan, adopt additional measures to promote stock rebuilding, and develop alternatives to the current default system. The Committee will discuss 2021 Council priorities for groundfish. They will also report on and discuss the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team schedule for developing measures to reduce the risks to large whales from sink gillnet and other trap/pot fisheries. They will discuss other business, as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained on the agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 MagnusonStevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. The public also should be aware that the meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Special Accommodations 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. (Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) Dated: July 14, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–15234 Filed 7–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [RTID 0648–XB209] Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Treasure Island Ferry Dock Project, San Francisco, California National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; withdrawal of an incidental harassment authorization application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the City and County of San Francisco, California (San Francisco) has withdrawn its application for an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to incidentally harass marine mammals during construction activities associated with the Treasure Island Ferry Dock Project in San Francisco, California. Accordingly, NMFS has withdrawn its related proposed IHA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dwayne Meadows, Ph.D., Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301) 427– 8401. Electronic copies of the original application and supporting documents (including NMFS Federal Register notices of the original proposed and final authorizations, and the previous IHA) may be obtained online at: https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/permit/ incidental-take-authorizations-undermarine-mammal-protection-act. In case of problems accessing these documents, please call the contact listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 10, 2021 NMFS received an IHA application from San Francisco for the taking of marine mammals incidental to the Treasure Island Ferry Dock Project in San Francisco, California. The requested IHA would have authorized take, by Level B harassment only, of seven marine mammal species as a result of the specified activity. NMFS published a notice of the proposed IHA in the Federal Register (86 FR 28752) on May 28, 2021. On July 13, 2021, NMFS received notice from San Francisco withdrawing their IHA application for the proposed action after they had completed all of the pile driving associated with the project and before the expiration of their prior IHA (85 FR 44043; July 21, 2020). Therefore, NMFS has withdrawn its proposed IHA for the action. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 38054 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 135 / Monday, July 19, 2021 / Notices Dated: July 13, 2021. Catherine Marzin, Acting Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–15244 Filed 7–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB244] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Southern Oregon Northern California Coast (SONCC) Coho Workgroup (Workgroup) will host an online meeting that is open to the public. DATES: The online meeting will be held Tuesday, August 10, 2021, from 9 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time, until 5 p.m., or until business for the day has been completed. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held online. Specific meeting information, including directions on how to join the meeting and system requirements will be provided in the meeting announcement on the Pacific Council’s website (see www.pcouncil.org). You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (kris.kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov) or contact him at (503) 820– 2412 for technical assistance. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Robin Ehlke, Staff Officer, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting will be to incorporate Pacific Council guidance from its June 2021 meeting in relevant modeling and analyses needed to update the current risk assessment and harvest control rule alternatives for Pacific Council consideration in September 2021. The Workgroup may also discuss and prepare for future Workgroup meetings and future meetings with the Pacific Council and its advisory bodies. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may be lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:23 Jul 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after publication of this document that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (kris.kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov; (503) 820–2412) at least 10 business days prior to the meeting date. (Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) Dated: July 14, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–15232 Filed 7–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID DoD–2021–OS–0063] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Defense Legal Services Agency, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Information collection request. AGENCY: Consistent with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and its implementing regulations, this document provides notice DoD is submitting an Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to inform the Department’s briefing to the House and Senate Committees on the Armed Services on the implementation and effect of a section of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18). DoD requests emergency processing and OMB authorization to collect the information after publication of this notice for a period of six months. DATES: Comments must be received by August 3, 2021. ADDRESSES: The Department has requested emergency processing from OMB for this information collection request by 15 days after publication of this notice. Interested parties can access the supporting materials and collection instrument as well as submit comments and recommendations to OMB at SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 15-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection. They will also become a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Duncan, 571–372–7574, or whs.mc-alex.esd.mbx.dd-dodinformation-collections@mail.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The conference report accompanying the NDAA for FY21 (H. Rept. 116–617) requested that the Secretary of Defense brief the House and Senate Committees on the Armed Services on the implementation and effect of Section 1045 of the NDAA for FY18. Specifically, the briefing should include an ‘‘evaluation of the effects, if any, of the limitations imposed by Section 1045 [of the NDAA for FY18] on the Department’s ability both to attract experienced and qualified persons to public service in the DOD and to derive benefit from communications with former senior employees and officers.’’ In order to inform this portion of the briefing, the Standards of Conduct Office must collect information from former General and Flag Officer and members of the SES that are subject to the post-Government employment restrictions imposed by Section 1045 of the NDAA for FY18. Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Data Call for Former General/ Flag Officers and SES; OMB Control Number 0704–NDAA. Type of Request: New. Number of Respondents: 500. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 500. Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 125. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: One-time. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 135 (Monday, July 19, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38053-38054]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-15244]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB209]


Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; 
Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Treasure Island Ferry Dock Project, 
San Francisco, California

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

ACTION: Notice; withdrawal of an incidental harassment authorization 
application.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the City and County of San 
Francisco, California (San Francisco) has withdrawn its application for 
an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to incidentally harass 
marine mammals during construction activities associated with the 
Treasure Island Ferry Dock Project in San Francisco, California. 
Accordingly, NMFS has withdrawn its related proposed IHA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dwayne Meadows, Ph.D., Office of 
Protected Resources, NMFS, (301) 427-8401. Electronic copies of the 
original application and supporting documents (including NMFS Federal 
Register notices of the original proposed and final authorizations, and 
the previous IHA) may be obtained online at: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/permit/incidental-take-authorizations-under-marine-mammal-protection-act. In case of problems accessing these 
documents, please call the contact listed above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 10, 2021 NMFS received an IHA 
application from San Francisco for the taking of marine mammals 
incidental to the Treasure Island Ferry Dock Project in San Francisco, 
California. The requested IHA would have authorized take, by Level B 
harassment only, of seven marine mammal species as a result of the 
specified activity. NMFS published a notice of the proposed IHA in the 
Federal Register (86 FR 28752) on May 28, 2021. On July 13, 2021, NMFS 
received notice from San Francisco withdrawing their IHA application 
for the proposed action after they had completed all of the pile 
driving associated with the project and before the expiration of their 
prior IHA (85 FR 44043; July 21, 2020). Therefore, NMFS has withdrawn 
its proposed IHA for the action.


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    Dated: July 13, 2021.
Catherine Marzin,
Acting Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-15244 Filed 7-16-21; 8:45 am]
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