National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration September 30, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States
Document Number: 2010-24660
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Permit Application Project Titled: Fine Scale, Long-Term Tracking of Adult White Sharks
Document Number: 2010-24584
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary (GFNMS) has developed a draft environmental assessment (EA) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.) to analyze the potential impacts of issuing a research permit that would allow the attraction and approach of white sharks in the sanctuary. The purpose of the proposed study is to improve our knowledge of the full migratory cycle of white sharks by attaching location transmitters to up to eleven (11) white sharks that seasonally visit the sanctuary. The EA is available for download on the web site: http://farallones.noaa.gov/eco/ sharks/pdf/eamcsipermit2009.pdf.