National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration January 28, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: E9-1780
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council's (Council) Interspecies Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
Continued Information Collection; Comment Request; Questionnaire To Support Review of Federal Assistance Applications
Document Number: E9-1746
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-28
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.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NOAA Community-based Restoration Program Progress Reports
Document Number: E9-1743
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-28
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.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Fishery off the Southern Atlantic States; Amendment 18
Document Number: E9-1730
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) intends to prepare a DEIS to assess the impacts on the natural and human environment of the management measures proposed in its draft Amendment 18 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (FMP).
Marine Mammals; File No. 14142
Document Number: E9-1729
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Niladri Basu, Ph.D., Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, 109 South Observatory Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029, has applied in due form for a permit to import marine mammal parts for scientific research.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Fishery off the Southern Atlantic States; Comprehensive Annual Catch Limit Amendment
Document Number: E9-1728
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) intends to prepare a DEIS to assess the impacts on the natural and human environment of the management measures proposed in its draft Comprehensive Annual Catch Limit Amendment (Comprehensive ACL Amendment) for the South Atlantic Region.
Fisheries in the Western Pacific; American Samoa Pelagic Longline Limited Entry Program
Document Number: E9-1727
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is soliciting applications for American Samoa pelagic longline limited entry permits. At least 22 permits of various class sizes will be available for 2009. Longline fishermen with the earliest documented participation on a Class A vessel (less than or equal to 40 feet (12.2 m) in length) have the highest priority to qualify for a permit. Fishermen with the earliest documented participation in larger size class vessels (in order of size) receive the next priority to qualify for permits. This notice is intended to announce the availability of permits and to solicit applications for the permits.