National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration August 26, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Commercial Porbeagle Shark Fishery Closure
Document Number: 2011-21930
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-08-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is closing the commercial fishery for porbeagle sharks. This action is necessary because landings for the 2011 fishing season have reached at least 80 percent of the available quota.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2011-21891
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The CPT will meet September 19-22, 2011 at the Alaska Fishery Science Center, 7600 Sand Point Way, NE., Building 4, Traynor Room, Seattle, WA.
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2011-21890
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a public meeting via webinar of the Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC).
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2011-21882
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Joint Skate/Whiting Committee and Whiting Advisory Panel, on September 14-15, 2011, 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.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2011-21880
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), on September 14-15, 2011, 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.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2011-21844
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings.
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council Meeting
Document Number: 2011-21843
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a joint meeting of its Shrimp and Deepwater Shrimp Advisory Panels (AP); meetings of its Shrimp Committee; Spiny Lobster Committee; Law Enforcement Committee; Ecosystem-Based Management Committee; Executive/ Finance Committees; King and Spanish Mackerel Committee; Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee; Golden Crab Committee; Snapper Grouper Committee; and a meeting of the Full Council. The Council will take action as necessary. The Council will also hold an informal public question and answer session regarding agenda items and a public comment session. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for additional details.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska Commercial Operator's Annual Report (COAR)
Document Number: 2011-21762
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.