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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was formed on October 3, 1970, by Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1970 (5 U.S.C. app.).

NOAA's mission entails environmental assessment, prediction, and stewardship. It is dedicated to monitoring and assessing the state of the environment in order to make accurate and timely forecasts to protect life, property, and natural resources, as well as to promote the economic well-being of the United States and to enhance its environmental security. NOAA is committed to protecting America's ocean, coastal, and living marine resources while promoting sustainable economic development.

This agency has published 19,592 articles since 1994.

Public Inspection Documents Pending Publication

Most Recent Significant Regulations

Listing Of All Recent Articles

April 2014

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Applications:

Atlantic Highly Migratory Species:

Domestic Fisheries:

Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska:

International Fisheries; Western and Central Pacific Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species:

Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activites:

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Domestic Fisheries:

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic:

Permit Applications:

04/11/2014

Permits:

Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities:

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