National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration March 15, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meetings
Document Number: 2011-6001
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR assessments of the HMS stocks of sandbar, dusky, and blacknose sharks consists of a series of workshops and webinars: A Data Workshop, a series of Assessment webinars, and a Review Workshop.
Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meetings
Document Number: 2011-6000
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR assessments of the South Atlantic stock of black sea bass and golden tilefish will consist of a series of three workshops: A Data Workshop, an Assessment Workshop, and a Review Workshop. The Review Workshop date, time, and location will publish in a subsequent issue in the Federal Register.
Gulf Spill Restoration Planning; Public Scoping Meetings for the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill; Correction
Document Number: 2011-5996
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In a March 2, 2011, Federal Register notice, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced the public scoping meeting dates, times, and locations for the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. There is a date change for the meeting in Washington, DC.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish (MSB) Fishery; Revision of 2011 Butterfish Specifications
Document Number: 2011-5995
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues this temporary rule pursuant to its authority to issue emergency measures under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act). This emergency action increases the butterfish allowable biological catch (ABC) for the 2011 fishing year from 1,500 mt to 1,811 mt, and applies the increase to the butterfish mortality cap in the Loligo squid fishery, based on the most recent and best available scientific information.