Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Antarctic Marine Living Resources Conservation And Management Measures

2015-12-29T11:48:39+00:00 December 29, 2015|
The first Antarctic marine living resources to be exploited were fur seals and elephant seals early in the 19th century (Credit: Liam Quinn/Flickr)

(Click to enlarge) The first Antarctic marine living resources to be exploited were fur seals and elephant
seals early in the 19th century (Credit: Liam Quinn/Flickr)

The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

(From the Federal Register) — The 1982 Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (Convention) established the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR). The United States is a Contracting Party to the Convention. The Antarctic Marine Living Resources Convention Act (AMLRCA) directs and authorizes the United States to take actions necessary to meet its treaty obligations as a Contracting Party to the Convention. The regulations implementing AMLRCA are at 50 CFR part 300, subpart G. The record keeping and reporting requirements at 50 CFR part 300 form the basis for this collection of information. This collection of information concerns research in, and the harvesting and importation of, marine living resources from waters regulated by CCAMLR related to ecosystem research, U.S.

Read the full article here: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/12/23/2015-32165/proposed-information-collection-comment-request-antarctic-marine-living-resources-conservation-and.