National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration December 30, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Extension of Deep Seabed Exploration Licenses: Response to Comments
Document Number: 2015-32889
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Due to a clerical error, comments submitted by the Center for Biological Diversity on a requested extension of Deep Seabed Hard Mineral Resources Act exploration licenses were not considered until after the licenses were extended. After reviewing and considering those comments, NOAA has found that they provide no basis for reconsidering the requested license extensions or revising the now-extended licenses.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2015-32867
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific & Statistical Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2015-32866
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a public meeting of its Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel (AP) and its Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish AP.