AGENCY: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean
Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
ACTION: Notice; request for public comments.
SUMMARY: Pursuant to Executive Order 13795--Implementing an America-
First Offshore Energy Strategy, signed on April 28, 2017, the
Department of Commerce is conducting a review of all designations and
expansions of National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments
since April 28, 2007. The Secretary of Commerce will use the review to
inform the preparation of a report under Executive Order 13795, Sec.
4(b)(ii). This Notice identifies 11 National Marine Sanctuaries and
Marine National Monuments subject to the review and invites comments to
inform the review.
DATES: Written comments must be submitted no later than July 26, 2017.
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket ID NOAA-NOS-
2017-0066 by one of the following methods:
Electronic submissions: Submit all electronic public
comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=NOAA-NOS-2017-0066, click the
"Comment Now!" icon, complete the required fields, and enter or
attach your comments.
Mail: E.O. 13795 Review, National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration, Silver Spring Metro Campus Building 4 (SSMC4), Eleventh
Floor, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910.
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 be posted to http://www.regulations.gov without
change. All Personal Identifying Information (for example, name,
address, etc.) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly
accessible. Do not submit confidential business information or
otherwise sensitive or protected information. NOAA will accept
anonymous comments (for electronic comments submitted through the
Federal eRulemaking Portal, enter "N/A" in the required fields if you
wish to remain anonymous).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Douros, 831-647-1920, National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring Metro Campus
Building 4 (SSMC4), Eleventh Floor, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver
Spring, MD 20910.