National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration July 18, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Small Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Port of Anchorage Marine Terminal Redevelopment Project, Anchorage, Alaska
Document Number: E8-16489
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA), to the Port of Anchorage (herein after ``Port'') and the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (herein after ``MARAD'') to take small numbers of marine mammals, by Level B harassment, incidental to the first year of construction of its Marine Terminal Redevelopment Project (herein after ``Project'') at the Port, Anchorage, Alaska.
Fisheries in the Western Pacific; Bottomfish and Seamount Groundfish; Permit and Reporting Requirements in the Main Hawaiian Islands
Document Number: E8-16488
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces approval by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of collection-of-information requirements contained in regulations implementing Amendment 14 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Bottomfish and Seamount Groundfish Fisheries of the Western Pacific Region. The intent of this final rule is to inform the public that the associated permitting and reporting requirements have been approved by OMB.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: E8-16436
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council), its Squid, Mackerel, Butterfish Committee; its Research Set-Aside (RSA) Committee; its Bycatch/Limited Access Privilege Program (LAPP) Committee; and, its Protected Resources Committee will hold public meetings.