National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC).
Announcement of effective date.
NOAA published a final rule on May 24, 2007 (72 FR 29208) that established marine reserves and a marine conservation area in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Under the National Marine Sanctuaries Act, the final regulations would automatically take effect at the end of 45 days of continuous session of Congress beginning on May 24, 2007. The 45-day review period ended on Sunday, July 29, 2007. This document confirms the effective date as July 29, 2007.
Effective Date: The final rule published on May 24, 2007 (72 FR 29208) took effect on July 29, 2007.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sean Hastings, (805) 884-1472; e-mail: Sean.Hastings@noaa.gov.Start Signature
Dated: August 3, 2007.
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management.
[FR Doc. 07-3915 Filed 8-13-07; 8:45 am]
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