[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 64 (Wednesday, April 3, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 20142]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-07861]


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MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Notice

TIME AND DATE: The Marine Mammal Commission will meet in open session 
on Friday, 12 April 2013, in Silver Spring, Maryland, from 9:00 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m.

PLACE: The meeting on will be held in the National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration's Science Center, 1301 East-West Highway, 
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910.

STATUS: The Commission expects that all portions of this meeting will 
be open to the public. It will allow public participation as time 
permits and as determined to be desirable by the Chairman. Should it be 
determined that it is appropriate to close a portion of the meeting to 
the public, any such closure will be carried out in accordance with 
applicable regulations (50 CFR 560.5 and 560.6).
    Seating for members of the public at this meeting may be limited. 
The Commission therefore asks that those intending to attend advise it 
in advance by sending an email to the Commission at mmc@mmc.gov or by 
calling (301) 504-0087. Members of the public will need to present 
valid, government-issued photo identification to enter the building 
where the meeting will be held.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Commission plans to meet with management 
and scientific officials in the National Marine Fisheries Service 
headquarters office to identify and discuss the agency's most pressing 
marine mammal research and management needs. The Commission already has 
met with staff in each of the Service's six regions to discuss these 
matters. The Commission intends to use the information from these 
meetings to develop a set of national priorities for guiding federal 
conservation efforts for marine mammals. Members of the public have 
been invited to attend all of the regional meetings, as well as the 
meeting with headquarter's staff and to provide comments concerning 
priority issues. Those unable to attend any of the meetings may submit 
comments in writing. Written comments should be sent to Timothy J. 
Ragen, Executive Director, Marine Mammal Commission, 4340 East-West 
Highway, Room 700, Bethesda, Maryland 20814.

CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Timothy J. Ragen, Executive 
Director, Marine Mammal Commission, 4340 East-West Highway, Room 700, 
Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 504-0087; email: tragen@mmc.gov.

    Dated: April 1, 2013.
Michael L. Gosliner,
General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2013-07861 Filed 4-1-13; 4:15 pm]
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