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FR Notice: Marine Conservation Plan for Pacific Insular Areas other Than American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands (May 26, 2023)

Federal Register Notices, News and Updates, Pacific Remote Island Areas

AGENCY:
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION:
Notice of agency decision.

SUMMARY:
NMFS announces approval of a Marine Conservation Plan (MCP) for Pacific Insular Areas other than American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

DATES:
This agency decision is effective from August 4, 2023, through August 3, 2026.

ADDRESSES:
You may obtain a copy of the MCP, identified by NOAA–NMFS–2023–0056, from the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal, https://www.regulations.gov/​docket/​NOAA-NMFS-2023-0056, or from the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council), 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813, 808–522–8220, https://www.wpcouncil.org.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Keith Kamikawa, Sustainable Fisheries, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office, 808–725–5177. 

Click here for complete FR Notice.

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