National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration January 28, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Endangered Species; File No. 16248
Document Number: 2013-01701
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, P.O. Box 1060, Columbia, South Carolina 29202 [Jennifer Rawlings, Responsible Party], has been issued a permit to hold shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) for the purposes of enhancement.
Availability of Seats for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-01654
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The ONMS is seeking applications for the following positions on the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Boating Industry (alternate), and FishingCommercialMarine/Tropical (alternate). Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve 3-year terms, pursuant to the council's Charter.
Extension of Application Period for Seats for the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-01653
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The ONMS is extending the deadline and seeking applications for the following vacant seats on the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Business Alternate, Non-consumptive Recreation Alternate. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve two-year terms, pursuant to the council's Charter.
Amendments to National Marine Sanctuary Regulations
Document Number: 2013-00937
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) proposes to amend the program regulations of the national marine sanctuaries. This rule would update and reorganize the existing regulations, eliminate redundancies across sanctuaries, eliminate outmoded regulations, adopt standard boundary descriptions, and consolidate general and permitting procedures.