National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration October 15, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Vessel Monitoring Systems; Approved Mobile Transmitting Units and Communications Service Providers for Use in the Fisheries of the Western and Central Pacific
Document Number: 2010-26071
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This document provides notice of vessel monitoring systems (VMS) approved by NOAA for use by vessels participating in the Western and Central Pacific Fishery, and sets forth relevant features of the VMS.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Vessels Catching Pacific Cod for Processing by the Inshore Component in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2010-26045
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by vessels catching Pacific cod for processing by the inshore component in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2010 Pacific total allowable catch (TAC) apportioned to vessels catching Pacific cod for processing by the inshore component of the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Notice of Availability for Public Comment on the Interagency Ocean Observation; Committee Proposed Certification Design Process
Document Number: 2010-26003
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The NOAA Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Program publishes this notice on behalf of the Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC) to announce a 60-day public comment period for the proposed certification design process mandated by the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009 (ICOOS Act). The IOOC will use the proposed process to develop certification standards for non-federal assets, including regional information coordination entities, to establish eligibility for integration into the Integrated Ocean Observing System (System).
Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2010-26002
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee) in Santa Barbara, California.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NOAA Teacher at Sea Alumni Survey
Document Number: 2010-25992
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-15
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.
Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council); November 3-9, 2010, Pacific Council Meeting
Document Number: 2010-25979
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will hold public meetings.