National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration February 17, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Waterfront Construction
Document Number: 2016-03213
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS' Office of Protected Resources has received a request from the U.S. Navy (Navy) for authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to conducting waterfront construction, over the course of five years from the date of issuance. Pursuant to regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is announcing receipt of the Navy's request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals. NMFS invites the public to provide information, suggestions, and comments on the Navy's application and request.
Hydrographic Services Review Panel Meeting
Document Number: 2016-03166
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) will hold a meeting that will be open to the public. Information about the HSRP and the full meeting agenda will be posted at http: // www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/meetings_galveston2016.h tm.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2016-03134
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will hold public meetings.