National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration November 17, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska Commercial Operator's Annual Report (COAR)
Document Number: 2017-24991
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-24990
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-24989
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24962
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet in December in Anchorage, AK.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24961
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council, NEFMC) will hold a three-day meeting to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24960
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold Hawaii Regional Ecosystem Advisory Committee (REAC) meeting to discuss and make recommendations on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24959
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Groundfish Advisory Panel 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.
Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24958
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council's (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a 5-day meeting in December to discuss the items contained in the agenda in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24957
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Committee 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.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24956
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC) Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Committee will hold a public meeting.
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2017-24955
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of the Personnel Committee (Closed Session); Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee; Spiny Lobster Committee; Citizen Science Committee; Data Collection Committee; Snapper Grouper Committee; Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee (Partially Closed); Mackerel Cobia Committee, Information and Education Committee; Standard Operating, Policy and Procedure (SOPPs) Committee, and the Executive Finance Committee. The Council will meet as a Committee of the Whole to address the Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule and a meeting of the full Council. A Recreational Reporting Workshop will also be held during the meeting week. The Council will also hold a formal public comment session and take action as necessary.
Endangered Species; File Nos. 20590 and 20610
Document Number: 2017-24946
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Nicole Phillips, Ph.D., The University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Biological Sciences, 118 College Drive #5018, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 (File No. 20590) and David Portnoy, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX 78412 (File No. 20610), have applied in due form for permits to receive and import sawfish and scalloped hammerhead shark samples for purposes of scientific research.