National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration July 2, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES); Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2012-16198
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES) was renewed on March 14, 2012.
Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings and Scoping Meeting
Document Number: 2012-16153
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council will hold two public hearings to obtain input from fishers, the general public, and the local agencies representatives on the Draft Amendment 4 to the Fishery Management Plan for Corals and Reef Associated Plants and Invertebrates of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (dealing with seagrasses) and Draft Amendment 4 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Fishery of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (dealing with size limits for parrotfish); and one Scoping Meeting on Options for Island- Specific Fishery Management Plans (FMPs) in the U.S. Caribbean.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Vessels Using Jig Gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2012-16151
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by vessels using jig gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2012 Pacific cod total allowable catch specified for vessels using jig gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Endangered Species; File No. 17183
Document Number: 2012-16144
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Raymond Carthy, University of Florida, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, 117 Newins-Ziegler Hall, P.O. Box 110450, Gainesville, FL 32611, has applied in due form for a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), and Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) sea turtles for the purposes of scientific research.