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NOAA opens public comment period – National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments

NOAA opens public comment period on Sec. 4(b) in Executive Order 13795 focused on National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments NOAA is soliciting comment on National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments designated or expanded since April 28, 2007, during a 30-day public comment period, which will open June 26, 2017, to assist the Secretary of Commerce in his review under section 4(b) of the Presidential Executive Order (EO) 13795, “Implementing an America-First Offshore Energy Strategy” (signed April 28, 2017). There are a total of six National Marine Sanctuaries expanded and five Marine National Monuments designated or expanded since April 28, 2007, that are a part of this review (see table 1). NOAA is asking the public to focus their comments, for this 30-day comment period, on those criteria outlined in Section 4(b)(i) of EO 13795: Click here to read the notice. 15:47

Public Comment Period Reopened for Acadian Redfish Action — DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS IS 1/22/13

NOAA Fisheries today announced that it has reopened the public comment period for an Acadian redfish-related proposed rule that published on November 8, 2012.  Deadline for submitting public comments is January 22, 2013.

The public comment period has been reopened to provide an opportunity for members of the public to provide input on a clarification made in the explanation of the term “bycatch threshold.”  To read more about this clarification  Click here