National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration August 8, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: E6-12823
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Habitat Committee (HC) will hold a meeting, which is open to the public, on Monday, August 28, 2006. The HC will discuss items on the Council's September meeting agenda, plan for future work on ecosystem management and Klamath River habitat issues, and discuss other issues related to fish habitat.
Availability of Grant Funds for Fiscal Year 2007; Correction
Document Number: E6-12285
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration publishes this notice to correct errors contained in a previously published notice of availability of funds (June 12, 2006) for the NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowship Program in Marine Resource Economics, the NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowship Program in Population Dynamics, and the Ballast Water Technology Demonstration Grants Program (Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation Facility). This notice corrects errors concerning the amount of funds available for fellowships, the amount of cost sharing required for those fellowships, and the deadlines for application for those fellowships and grants competitions.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Ocean Perch in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 06-6756
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting retention of Pacific ocean perch in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). NMFS is requiring that catch of Pacific ocean perch in this area be treated in the same manner as prohibited species and discarded at sea with a minimum of injury. This action is necessary because the 2006 total allowable catch (TAC) of Pacific ocean perch in this area has been reached.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Ocean Perch in the West Yakutat District of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 06-6755
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-08-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting retention of Pacific ocean perch in the West Yakutat District of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). NMFS is requiring that catch of Pacific ocean perch in this area be treated in the same manner as prohibited species and discarded at sea with a minimum of injury. This action is necessary because the 2006 total allowable catch (TAC) of Pacific ocean perch in this area has been reached.
Availability of Seats for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council
Document Number: 06-6742
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary (HIHWNMS or Sanctuary) is seeking applicants for both primary and alternate members of the following seats on its Sanctuary Advisory Council (Council): Business/Commerce, Citizen-At-Large, Commercial Shipping, Conservation, Ocean Recreation, Tourism, and Whale Watching. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the Sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve 2-year terms, pursuant to the Council's Charter.