Analysis of a regulatory amendment to allow Community Development Quota groups to lease Area 4B, 4C, and 4D halibut Individual Fishing Quota from quota shareholders in times of low halibut catch limits in Area 4B and Area 4CDE.
This action would clarify which regulations are currently applicable to Community Development Program participants. It would also enhance administrative efficiency with respect to regulatory relevance and compliance.
Evaluation of the environmental effects, as well as costs and benefits, of different alternatives to modify fishery management regulations for the Community Development Quota (CDQ) fisheries conducted in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands.
Analysis of the implementation of a cost recovery fee program for the Amendment 80 Program, the groundfish and halibut/sablefish Community Development Quota Program, the American Fisheries Act Program, and Aleutian Islands Pollock Program.
Analysis of an action to amend halibut Individual Fishing Quota and Community Development Quota regulations that define regulatory fishing areas for these programs under the authority of both NOAA Fisheries and International Pacific Halibut Commission.
Analysis of a regulatory amendment. This amendment would streamline the review and approval processes of quota transfers, eligible vessels, and alternative fishing plans for the Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) Program.
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), including the Environmental Assessment (EA), on a Community Development Quota (CDQ) final rule to modify the management of the "other species" Community Development Quota reserve.
Categorical Exclusion based on the determination that alternatives addressing the role of government in the CDQ program, if implemented, would not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment.