Federal Register Notices

FR Notice – Exemption for Large US Longline Vessels to Fish in Portions of the American Samoa Large Vessel Prohibited Area, Final Rule (July 9, 2021)

AGENCY:National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION:Final rule SUMMARY:NMFS implements a regulatory exemption that allows certain U.S. longline vessels 50 ft (15.2 m) and larger (‘‘large longline...

FR Notice – Proposed Rule Implementing Pelagic FEP Amendment 9 (Modifications to the American Samoa Longline Fishery Limited Entry Program) and Request for Comments (June 30, 2021)

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notification of availability of a fishery ecosystem plan amendment; request for comments. SUMMARY: NMFS announces that the Western Pacific...

FR Notice – Solicitation for Applications for Advisory Councils Established Pursuant to the National Marine Sanctuaries Act and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Executive Order (May 7, 2021)

AGENCY: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of solicitation. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that ONMS will solicit...

Now available for comment – Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (DPEIS) for a potential aquaculture management program in Federal waters of the Pacific Islands Region (May 6, 2021)

NOAA Fisheries is releasing a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (DPEIS) for a potential aquaculture management program in Federal waters of the Pacific Islands Region. The draft PEIS is available at: https://www.regulations.gov/. (Search under...

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