National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration December 8, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Marine Mammals; File No. 555-1870
Document Number: E9-29259
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that James T. Harvey, Ph.D., Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, 8272 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, has applied for an amendment to Scientific Research Permit No. 555-1870-00.
Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops
Document Number: E9-29258
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces free Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops to be held in January, February, and March of 2010. Certain fishermen and shark dealers are required to attend a workshop to meet regulatory requirements and maintain valid permits. Specifically, the Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop is mandatory for all federally permitted Atlantic shark dealers. The Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshop is mandatory for vessel owners and operators who use bottom longline, pelagic longline, or gillnet gear, and have also been issued shark or swordfish limited access permits. Additional free workshops will be held in 2010 and announced in the Federal Register.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; National Ocean Recreational Expenditure Survey
Document Number: E9-29134
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-08
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.