National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration July 25, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Coastal Commercial Fireworks Displays at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, CA
Document Number: E6-11846
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and implementing regulations, notification is hereby given that a 1-year letter of authorization (LOA) has been issued to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS or the Sanctuary) to incidentally take, by Level B Harassment only, California sea lions and Pacific harbor seals incidental to authorizing professional fireworks displays within the Sanctuary in California waters.
Evaluation of State Coastal Management Programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves
Document Number: E6-11844
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) announces a revised time for a public meeting previously included in an announcement of intent to evaluate the performance of the New Hampshire Coastal Management Program. Notice was previously given in the Federal Register on June 29, 2006, of the date of the site visit for the evaluation of the New Hampshire Coastal Management Program and the date, local time, and location of the public meeting. Notice is hereby given of the revised local time of the public meeting during the site visit. Date and Time: The New Hampshire Coastal Management Program evaluation site visit will be held September 20-22, 2006. One public meeting will be held during the week. The public meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2006, at 6 p.m. at the New Hampshire Coastal Program Office, Department of Environmental Services, 50 International Drive, Suite 200, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Northeast Multispecies Fishery; Fishing Year 2006 Georges Bank Cod Hook Sector Operations Plan
Document Number: 06-6450
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces approval of additional provisions of the 2006 Georges Bank (GB) Hook Sector (Sector) Operations Plan, consistent with regulations implementing Amendment 13, as modified by Framework Adjustment 40-B to the Northeast (NE) Multispecies Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for fishing year (FY) 2006. The intent is to allow regulated harvest of groundfish by the GB Cod Hook Sector (Sector), consistent with the objectives of the FMP.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Northern Rockfish in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 06-6449
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for northern rockfish in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2006 total allowable catch (TAC) of northern rockfish in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pelagic Shelf Rockfish in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 06-6448
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pelagic shelf rockfish in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2006 total allowable catch (TAC) of pelagic shelf rockfish in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA.