National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration March 15, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-05303
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a four-day meeting via webinar of its Standing, Reef Fish, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC).
Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council-Public Meetings
Document Number: 2021-05302
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) Citizen Science Program will hold three workshops via webinar to assist in the development of a customizable citizen science mobile application.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Workshop
Document Number: 2021-05301
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold three regional public webinar workshops to solicit input on future management of the recreational summer flounder fishery and strategies to minimize discards.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-05300
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Center of Independent Experts (CIE) will be held March 30, 2021 through April 1, 2021.
Proposed Boundary Expansion for the Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Document Number: 2021-05285
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is considering a request to expand the boundary of the Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (Narragansett Bay NERR or the Reserve) and is soliciting comments from the public on the proposed boundary expansion. The public is also invited to comment on the draft environmental assessment for the proposed boundary expansion.
Review of Nomination for Lake Erie Quadrangle National Marine Sanctuary
Document Number: 2021-05284
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In May 2020, the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration requested written comments to facilitate ONMS review of the nomination for Lake Erie Quadrangle National Marine Sanctuary (NMS). NOAA requested relevant information as it pertains to the 11 national significance criteria and management considerations that NOAA applied to evaluate the Lake Erie Quadrangle NMS nomination for inclusion in the national inventory of areas that NOAA may consider for future designation as a national marine sanctuary. NOAA has synthesized the information gathered through the public process, completed an internal analysis, and the ONMS Director has made a final determination that the Lake Erie Quadrangle NMS nomination will remain in the inventory beyond the February 22, 2021 expiration date.