[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 6 (Wednesday, January 9, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 1778-1779]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31655]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

15 CFR Part 922


Boundary Expansion of Cordell Bank and Gulf of the Farallones 
National Marine Sanctuaries; Intent To Prepare Draft Environmental 
Impact Statement; Scoping Meetings

AGENCY: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean 
Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Correction.

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SUMMARY: On December 21, 2012, NOAA published a notice of intent in the 
Federal Register to revise the boundaries of Cordell Bank and Gulf of 
the Farallones national marine sanctuaries. This document makes a 
correction to the dates of the scoping meetings. The end of the scoping 
period remains March 1, 2013.

DATES: NOAA will accept public comments on the notice of intent 
published at 77 FR 75601 (December 21, 2012) through March 1, 2013.
    Dates for scoping meetings are:
    (1) January 24, 2013 at the Bodega Bay Grange Hall.
    (2) February 12, 2013 at the Point Arena High School.
    (3) February 13, 2013 at the Gualala Community Center.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on this document, identified by 
NOAA-NOS-2012-0228, by any of the following methods:
     Electronic Submission: Submit all electronic public 
comments via the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal. Go to 
www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=NOAA-NOS-2012-0228, click the 
``Comment Now!'' icon, complete the required fields, and enter or 
attach your comments.
     Mail: Maria Brown, Sanctuary Superintendent, Gulf of the 
Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, 991 Marine Drive, The Presidio, 
San Francisco, CA 94129.
    Instructions: Comments sent by any other method, to any other 
address or individual, or received after the end of the comment period, 
may not be considered by NOAA. All comments received are a part of the 
public record and will generally be posted for public viewing on 
www.regulations.gov without change. All personal identifying 
information (e.g., name, address, etc.), confidential business 
information, or otherwise sensitive information

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submitted voluntarily by the sender will be publicly accessible. NOAA 
will accept anonymous comments (enter ``N/A'' in the required fields if 
you wish to remain anonymous). Attachments to electronic comments will 
be accepted in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maria Brown at Maria.Brown@noaa.gov or 
415-561-6622; or Dan Howard at Dan.Howard@noaa.gov or 415-663-0314.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Public Scoping Meetings: NOAA intends to conduct a series of public 
scoping meetings to collect public comments. These meetings will be 
held on the following dates and at the following locations and times:

1. Bodega Bay, CA

    Date: January 24, 2013.
    Location: Bodega Bay Grange Hall.
    Address: 1370 Bodega Avenue, Bodega Bay, CA 94923.
    Time: 6 p.m.

2. Pt. Arena, CA

    Date: February 12, 2013.
    Location: Point Arena High School.
    Address: 185 Lake Street, Point Arena, CA 95468.
    Time: 6 p.m.

3. Gualala, CA

    Date: February 13, 2013.
    Location: Gualala Community Center.
    Address: 47950 Center Street, Gualala, CA 95445.
    Time: 6 p.m.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431 et seq.; 16 U.S.C. 470.

    Dated: December 27, 2012.
Daniel J. Basta,
Director for the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.
[FR Doc. 2012-31655 Filed 1-8-13; 8:45 am]
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