National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration September 5, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Endangered Species; File No. 16134
Document Number: 2012-21852
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center Foundation [Responsible Party: Mark Swingle], 717 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23451 has been issued a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas), Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), and loggerhead (Caretta caretta) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research.
Marine Mammals; File No. 15142
Document Number: 2012-21851
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that a permit has been issued to Colleen Reichmuth, Ph.D., University of California at Santa Cruz, Long Marine Laboratory, 100 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA, to take pinnipeds for scientific research purposes.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Recovery Plans
Document Number: 2012-21850
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the adoption of a Final Endangered Species Act (ESA) recovery plan for the Central California Coast coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) Evolutionarily Significant Unit (ESU). The Final Recovery Plan for Central California Coast coho salmon (Final Recovery Plan) is now available. In addition, informative public meetings will be held (see below for dates and locations).
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2012-21764
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) Staff will hold the second meeting of the Visioning and Strategic Planning Working Group. During this meeting, the group will finalize draft vision and mission statements, perform an abridged analysis of the Council's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, and develop a goal structure for the strategic plan.