2018 Training – Overview of the Fishery Management Process

NOAA Fisheries periodically offers classroom-style training on the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act fishery management process. The training covers a number of important topics, including the MSA, Administrative Procedure Act, Data Quality Act, Executive Order 12866 – Regulatory Planning and Review, Freedom of Information Act, Paperwork Reduction Act, Regulatory Flexibility Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Essential Fish Habitat, and state-federal issues.

June 26-28, 2018
NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office
St. Petersburg, FL

A. Course Introduction

A.1: Agenda (PDF, 1 page)

A.2: Listing of Terms (PDF, 9 pages)

A.3: Learning Objectives 2016 (PDF, 3 pages)

B. Administrative Record and the APA: The Foundations of Rulemaking

B.1: Chapter 5 – Outline Reg. Environment, APA, IQA, and FOIA (PDF, 4 pages)

B.2: Chapter 5 – Handbook Reg. Environment, APA, IQA, and FOIA (PDF, 12 pages)

B.3: Chapter 2a – APA and Admin. Record Reasonableness Req’t 2017 (PPT, 25 pages)

B.4: Chapter 2 – Handbook OAL Overview (PDF, 1 page)

B.5: Chapter 2b – OAL Overview 2015 (PPT, 16 pages)

B.6: Chapter 5 – Article about APA (PDF, 6 pages)

B.7: Chapter 2 – Decision tree for email records (PDF, 6 pages)

B.8: Chapter 2 – Timeline Options (PDF, 5 pages)

B.9: Chapter 2 – AR Guidelines 12.21.12 (PDF, 18 pages)

B.10: Chapter 2 – 2007 DOC records retention policy (PDF, 8 pages)

B.11: Example Decision Memo FW 55 (PDF, 11 pages)

B.12: BSAI Groundfish Amendment 117 (PDF, 10 pages)

B.13: Northeast Multi-species (PDF, 26 pages)

B.14: Snapper Grouper (PDF, 25 pages)

C. Magnuson-Stevens Act

C.1: Chapter 3 – MSA Outline (PDF, 4 pages)

C.2: Chapter 4 – NS Outline (PDF, 4 pages)

C.3: Chapter 3 – MSA Handbook 2015 (PDF, 17 pages)

C.4: Chapter 3 – MSA

C.4.a: Chapter 3 – MSA 1b Background Structure Components (PPT, 57 pages)

C.4.b: Chapter 3 – MSA 1c Councils (PPT, 16 pages)

C.4.c: Chapter 3 – MSA 1d National Standards

C.5: Chapter 3 – National Standard Guidelines (PDF, 53 pages)

C.5.a: Chapter 3 – NOAA Fisheries Guidance on the Need for Conservation and Management (PDF, 5 pages)

C.6: Chapter 4 – MSA 301(a) (National Standards text) (PDF, 2 pages)

C.7: Chapter 3 – MSA timeline (PDF, 1 page)

C.8: Chapter 3 – Deeming case (PDF, 10 pages)

C.9: Chapter 3 – Policy Directive on transmit date (PDF, 10 pages)

C.10: Chapter 3 – Policy Directive on emergency rules (PDF, 5 pages)

C.11: Chapter 3 – Case summaries 2003-2008 (PDF, 22 pages)

C.12: Chapter 3 – Pre 2003 case summaries (PDF, 36 pages)

C.13: The Magnuson-Stevens Act as amended through 2007 (PDF, 178 pages)

C.14: Activity NS Guidelines Discussion [Updated Activity]

C.15: MSA Reauthorization Topics 2015 (Word, 19 pages)

C.16: Chapter 3 – Policy Directive on Social Impact Assessments (01-111-02) (PDF, 39 pages)

C.17: Chapter 3 – Council-Related Handouts

C.17.a: Diagram CFMC (PDF, 1 page)

C.17.b: Diagram GMFMC (PDF, 1 page)

C.17.c: Diagram MAFMC (PDF, 1 page)

C.17.d: Diagram NEFMC (PDF, 1 page)

C.17.e: Diagram NPFMC (PDF, 1 page)

C.17.f: Diagram WPFMC (PDF, 1 page)

C.17.g: Comparative RFMC Matrix (PDF, 10 pages)

C.18: Operational Guidelines for the MSA Fishery Management Process (PDF, 65 pages)

C.19: MSA Provisions for Tribal Rights, Native Customs, and Western Pacific Indigenous Communities (PDF, 2 pages)

C.20: Pacific Council Tribal Relations (PDF, 8 pages)

D. Overview of OALs

D.1: Chapter 2 – Handbook OAL Overview (PDF, 1 page)

D.2: Chapter 2b – OAL Overview 2015 (PPT, 16 pages)

D.3: Timeline Options (PDF, 5 pages)

D.4: Operational Guidelines for the MSA Fishery Management Process (PDF, 65 pages)

E. NEPA

E.1: NEPA Outline (PDF, 3 pages)

E.2: NEPA Handbook (PDF, 10 pages)

E.3: NEPA 2018 (PPT, 65 pages)

E.4: NEPA Decision Diagram (PDF, 2 pages)

E.5: NEPA Delegation of Authorities (PDF, 14 pages)

E.6: 2017 NOAA Administrative Order Companion Manual (PDF, 80 pages)

E.7: 2009 NOAA NEPA Handbook (PDF, 10 pages)

E.8: 2005 PD on FONSIs (PDF, 10 pages)

E.9: NOAA NEPA Intranet

E.10: Trawl Rationalization FEIS (PDF, 280 pages)

E.11: 40 Most Asked Questions (PDF, 2 pages)

F. ESA

F.1: Chapter 7a – ESA 2018 (PPT, 37 pages)

F.2: Chapter 7 – ESA regs CFR (PDF, 2 pages)

F.3: Chapter 7 – Consultation Flowchart (PDF, 2 pages)

F.4: Chapter 7 – 2014 ESA Sect 7 & FMP Flow Charts (PDF, 8 pages)

F.5: Chapter 7 – Consultation Handbook (PDF, 3 pages)

G. MMPA

G.1: Chapter 7 – MMPA Background Information (PDF, 4 pages)

G.2: Chapter 7 – Take Reduction Planning Fact Sheet (PDF, 2 pages)

G.3: Chapter 7b – MMPA 2018 (PPT, 18 pages)

H. State/Federal, CZMA and NHPA

H.1: Chapter 9 – State-Fed Outline (PDF, 4 pages)

H.2: Chapter 9 – State-Fed Handbook (PDF, 5 pages)

H.3: Chapter 9 – State-Fed CZMA (PPT, 37 pages)

H.4: Chapter 9 – CZMA Overview (PDF, 4 pages)

H.5: Chapter 9 – CZMA Consistency Handbook (PDF, 20 pages)

H.6: Chapter 9 – CZMA Flowchart (PDF, 2 pages)

H.7: Chapter 9 – CZMA Regs CFR (PDF, 42 pages)

H.8: Chapter 9 – CZMA Summary Table (PDF, 1 page)

H.9: Chapter 9 – California Coastal Commission: Federal Consistency in a Nutshell (PDF, 17 pages)

H.10: Chapter 9 – EO 13132 Handout (PDF, 6 pages)

H.11: NHPA Outline

H.12: NHPA Handbook

H.13: NHPA (PPT, 18 pages)

H.14: NHPA Example: PEIS for Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery, March 2014 (PDF, 100 pages)

H.15: Shipwreck Tables (PDF, 5 pages)

I. EFH

I.1: Chapter 8 – Outline (PDF, 1 page)

I.2: Chapter 8 – Handbook (PDF, 3 pages)

I.3: Chapter 8 – EFH (PPT, 24 pages)

I.4: Chapter 8 – EFH ID regs CFR (PDF, 6 pages)

I.5: Chapter 8 – EFH consultation regs CFR (PDF, 8 pages)

I.6: Chapter 8 – EFH websites (PDF, 2 pages)

I.7: Chapter 8 – SER Example EFH No Adverse Effects Memo (PDF, 1 page)

I.8: Chapter 8 – SER Example EFH with Gear Effects Memo (PDF, 1 page)

J. IQA and FOIA

J.1: Chapter 5 – Outline Reg. Environment, APA, IQA, and FOIA (PDF, 4 pages)

J.2: Chapter 5 – Handbook Reg. Environment, APA, IQA, and FOIA (PDF, 12 pages)

J.3: Chapter 5a – FOIA (PPT, 11 pages)

J.4: Chapter 5b – IQA (PPT, 10 pages)

J.5: Chapter 5 – Sample FOIA Request (PDF, 4 pages)

J.6: Chapter 5 – IQA Guidelines (PDF, 22 pages)

J.7: Chapter 5 – IQA Pre-Dissem Form (PDF, 4 pages)

K. Economic Consideration

K.1: Chapter 12 – Outline Econ (PDF, 4 pages)

K.2: Chapter 12 – Handbook Econ (PDF, 14 pages)

K.3: Chapter 12 – Econ (PPT, 48 pages)

K.4: Chapter 12 – PD on Listing Procedure 30-102-01 (PDF, 4 pages)

K.5: Chapter 12 – Listing doc examples (PDF, 4 pages)

K.6: Chapter 12 – PD on Econ Analysis 01-111-05 (PDF, 53 pages)

K.7: Chapter 12 – RFA revised through 2010 Jobs Act (PDF, 13 pages)

K.8: Chapter 12 – EO 12866 (PDF, 10 pages)

K.9: Chapter 12 – PD on RFA 610 Review (PDF, 4 pages)

K.10: Chapter 12 – Economic and Social Issues and Associated Mandates (PDF, 1 page)

K.11: Chapter 12 – EO 13771 (PDF, 3 pages)

K.12: Chapter 12 – Initial OPM Guidance on Reducing Regulations (PDF, 7 pages)

K.13: Chapter 12 – Additional OPM Guidance (April 5, 2017) on Reducing Regulations (PDF, 17 pages)

K.14: Chapter 12 – RFA Case Summaries (PDF, 6 pages)

K. 15: Social Impact Considerations (PPT, 15 pages)

L. Paperwork Reduction Act

L.1: Chapter 11 – PRA Outline (PDF, 1 page)

L.2: Chapter 11 – PRA Handbook (PDF, 3 pages)

L.3: Chapter 11 – PRA (PPT, 22 pages)

L.4: Chapter 11 – PRA CFR table of content for regs (PDF, 1 page)

L.5: Chapter 11 – PRA OMB regs (PDF, 22 pages)

L.6: Chapter 11 – PRA guidance CIO 2009 (PDF, 22 pages)

L.7: Chapter 11 – PRA Checklist (PDF, 4 pages)

L.8: Chapter 11 – PRA statute (PDF, 23 pages)

L.9: Chapter 11 – PRA gen info (PDF, 12 pages)

M. APA Notice and Comment, HQ Clearance

M.1: Chapter 5 – Outline Reg. Environment, APA, IQA, and FOIA (PDF, 4 pages)

M.2: Chapter 5 – Handbook Reg. Environment, APA, IQA, and FOIA (PDF, 12 pages)

M.3: Chapter 10 – APA Notice and Comment (PPT, 8 pages)

M.4: Chapter 10 – Rulemaking Regional and HQ Process (PPT, 23 pages)

M.5:

M.6: Chapter 10 – FR timelines (PDF, 1 page)

M.7: Chapter 10 – Effective Dates (PDF, 1 page)

M.8: Chapter 10 – Info on CFR and Fed Reg (PDF, 3 pages)

M.9: Chapter 10 – Regulatory Examples and Checklist Link

N. Planning a Timeline, Recap and Conclusion

N.1: Putting it all Together (PDF, 6 pages)

N.2: Operational Guidelines for the MSA Fishery Management Process (PDF, 65 pages)

O. Activities and Handouts

O.1: Activities Handouts 2016 (Word, 39 pages)

O.2: Activities Puzzle Answers (PDF, 1 page)

P. News and Developments

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P.2: