Time and Date:
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST, September 14 and 15, 2004.
Eden Roc Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida.
The Department of the Interior, as co-chair with the Department of Commerce, on behalf of the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force, announces a public meeting of the Task Force.
Matters to be Considered:
Updates on implementation of Local Action Strategies, pending items from the last meeting, and public comments on coral reef issues generally. The agenda will be available from the contact person below and published on the Task Force web site at http://www.coralreef.gov when finalized.
Registration and Exhibits:
There is no charge to attend this meeting. Space is also available for those desiring to have exhibits. Registration information for attendance and for exhibits, along with information on rooms, parking and related items, is available on the Task Force web site noted above. Exhibits must be registered well in advance of the meeting.
Contact Person For More Information:
Those desiring to obtain additional information should contact DaJuana Blackmon at the office of the Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife Parks, Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW., MS-MIB-3156, Attn: CRTF, Washington, DC 20240, telephone 202-208-3928, e-mail DaJuana_Blackmon@ios.doi.gov.
Written statements of any length may be submitted to the Task Force through the above address, or delivered to the Task Force staff at the meeting. Those desiring to testify before the Task Force should register to do so through the above contact person, or upon arrival at the meeting September 14, and should plan on summarizing their actual statements in 3 or 4 minutes due to the large number of anticipated witnesses. All written statements will be considered in their entirety. Wherever possible, those with similar viewpoints or messages are encouraged to make joint statements. Testimony will be received on the afternoon of September 14.Start Signature
Dated: August 6, 2004.
Acting Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks.
[FR Doc. 04-18428 Filed 8-9-04; 8:55 am]
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