Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee Meeting, 14823 [2022-05551]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 51 / Wednesday, March 16, 2022 / Notices approve recommendations for a prototype Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE) process to be presented at the April Council meeting. A planning document for the process will include a purpose and objectives for conducting a prototype MSE as well as recommendations about how it will be conducted. It will also include recommendations for stakeholder participants. The Committee and PDT will finalize recommendations for 2022– 26 EBFM research priorities. Other business will be discussed, if 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: March 11, 2022. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2022–05523 Filed 3–15–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee Meeting National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of open meeting. jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a virtual public meeting of the Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee (IMDCC). IMDCC members will discuss federal marine debris SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Mar 15, 2022 Jkt 256001 activities, with a particular emphasis on the topics identified in the section on Matters to Be Considered. DATES: The virtual public meeting will be held on March 29, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually using Adobe Connect. You can connect to the meeting using the website or phone number provided: Meeting link: https:// noaaorr.adobeconnect.com/imdcc/. Phone: +1 866–399–2601; PIN: 8663992601. Attendance will be limited to 100 individuals. Refer to the Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee website at https:// marinedebris.noaa.gov/IMDCC for the most up-to-date information on how to participate and on the agenda. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ya’el Seid-Green, Executive Secretariat, Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee, Marine Debris Program; Phone 240–533–0399; Email yael.seidgreen@noaa.gov or visit the Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee website at https:// marinedebris.noaa.gov/IMDCC. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee (IMDCC) is a multi-agency body responsible for coordinating a comprehensive program of marine debris research and activities among Federal agencies, in cooperation and coordination with nongovernmental organizations, industry, academia, States, Tribes, and other nations, as appropriate. Representatives meet to share information, assess and promote best management practices, and coordinate the Federal Government’s efforts to address marine debris. The Marine Debris Act establishes the IMDCC (33 U.S.C. 1954). The IMDCC submits biennial progress reports to Congress with updates on activities, achievements, strategies, and recommendations. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration serves as the Chairperson of the IMDCC. The meeting will be open to public attendance on March 29, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET. There will not be a public comment period. The meeting will not be recorded. Matters To Be Considered The open meeting will include a presentation from the Department of State on international plastic pollution negotiations. The agenda topics described are subject to change. The latest version of the agenda will be PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14823 posted at https:// marinedebris.noaa.gov/IMDCC. Special Accommodations The meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Closed captioning will be available. Requests for other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ya’el SeidGreen, Executive Secretariat at yael.seid-green@noaa.gov or 240–533– 0399 by March 21, 2022. Scott Lundgren, Director, Office of Response and Restoration, National Ocean Service. [FR Doc. 2022–05551 Filed 3–15–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB758] Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Ocean Wind Marine Site Characterization Surveys, New Jersey National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments on proposed authorization and possible renewal. AGENCY: NMFS has received a request from Ocean Wind, LLC (Ocean Wind) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to marine site characterization surveys in the area of Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf Lease Area OCS–A 0532 and potential export cable routes to landfall locations in New Jersey. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities. NMFS is also requesting comments on a possible one-year renewal that could be issued under certain circumstances and if all requirements are met, as described in Request for Public Comments at the end of this notice. NMFS will consider public comments prior to making any final decision on the issuance of the requested MMPA authorizations and agency responses will be summarized in the final notice of our decision. DATES: Comments and information must be received no later than April 15, 2022. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 51 (Wednesday, March 16, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Page 14823]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-05551]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee Meeting

AGENCY: National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a virtual public meeting of the 
Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee (IMDCC). IMDCC members 
will discuss federal marine debris activities, with a particular 
emphasis on the topics identified in the section on Matters to Be 
Considered.

DATES: The virtual public meeting will be held on March 29, 2022 from 
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually using Adobe Connect. You 
can connect to the meeting using the website or phone number provided:
    Meeting link: https://noaaorr.adobeconnect.com/imdcc/.
    Phone: +1 866-399-2601; PIN: 8663992601.
    Attendance will be limited to 100 individuals. Refer to the 
Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee website at https://marinedebris.noaa.gov/IMDCC for the most up-to-date information on how 
to participate and on the agenda.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ya'el Seid-Green, Executive 
Secretariat, Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee, Marine 
Debris Program; Phone 240-533-0399; Email [email protected] or 
visit the Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee website at 
https://marinedebris.noaa.gov/IMDCC.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    The Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee (IMDCC) is a 
multi-agency body responsible for coordinating a comprehensive program 
of marine debris research and activities among Federal agencies, in 
cooperation and coordination with non-governmental organizations, 
industry, academia, States, Tribes, and other nations, as appropriate. 
Representatives meet to share information, assess and promote best 
management practices, and coordinate the Federal Government's efforts 
to address marine debris.
    The Marine Debris Act establishes the IMDCC (33 U.S.C. 1954). The 
IMDCC submits biennial progress reports to Congress with updates on 
activities, achievements, strategies, and recommendations. The National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration serves as the Chairperson of the 
IMDCC.
    The meeting will be open to public attendance on March 29, 2022, 
from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET. There will not be a public comment period. 
The meeting will not be recorded.

Matters To Be Considered

    The open meeting will include a presentation from the Department of 
State on international plastic pollution negotiations. The agenda 
topics described are subject to change. The latest version of the 
agenda will be posted at https://marinedebris.noaa.gov/IMDCC.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Closed 
captioning will be available. Requests for other auxiliary aids should 
be directed to Ya'el Seid-Green, Executive Secretariat at [email protected] or 240-533-0399 by March 21, 2022.

Scott Lundgren,
Director, Office of Response and Restoration, National Ocean Service.
[FR Doc. 2022-05551 Filed 3-15-22; 8:45 am]
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