National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration February 8, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology
Document Number: 2017-02592
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017 (the Memorandum), this action delays the effective date of the final rule NMFS published on January 19, 2017.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Special Subsistence Permits and Harvest Logs for Pacific Halibut in Waters Off Alaska
Document Number: 2017-02591
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
List of Fisheries for 2017
Document Number: 2017-02587
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017 (the Memorandum), this action delays the effective date of the final rule NMFS published on January 12, 2017.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants: Notice of 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List the Gulf of Mexico Bryde's Whale as Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA); Reopening of Public Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-02529
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
On December 8, 2016, NMFS published a proposed rule to list the Gulf of Mexico Bryde's whale as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), with comments due by February 6, 2017. However, in response to a request to extend the public comment period, NMFS has decided to reopen the public comment period by an additional 15 calendar days.