AGENCY: Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP), Office for Coastal
Management (OCM), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC).
ACTION: Notice of public meeting and request for public comment.
SUMMARY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and
the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) will hold a public meeting of
the 42nd U.S. Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF).
DATES: The public meeting will be held Thursday, September 12, 2019
from 8:30am to 5:00pm with an opportunity to provide public comments.
Written comments must be received on or before August 30, 2019. For the
specific date, time, and location of the public meetings, see
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments to the USCRTF by any of the
Public Meeting and Oral Comments: A public meeting will be held in
Koror, Palau. For the specific location, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Written Comments: Please direct written comments to Jennifer Koss,
NOAA, USCRTF Steering Committee Point of Contact, NOAA Coral Reef
Conservation Program, 1305 East-West Highway, NOS/OCM, Silver Spring,
MD 20910 or via email to Jennifer.Koss@noaa.gov. Comments that the
USCRTF Steering Committee Point of Contact receives are considered part
of the public record and may be publicly accessible. Any personal
identifying information (e.g., name, address) submitted voluntarily by
the sender may also be publicly accessible. NOAA will accept anonymous
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Koss, NOAA USCRTF Steering
Committee Point of Contact, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, 1305
East-West Highway, NOS/OCM, Silver Spring, MD 20910 at (301) 533-0777
or Liza Johnson, USCRTF Executive Secretary, U.S. Department of the
Interior, MS-3530-MIB, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240 at (202)
208-5004 or visit the USCRTF website at http://www.coralreef.gov.