[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 172 (Wednesday, September 7, 2022)]
[Pages 54677-54678]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-19254]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee Meeting

AGENCY: National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a virtual public meeting of the 
Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee (IMDCC). IMDCC members 
will discuss Federal marine debris activities, with a particular 
emphasis on the topics identified in the section on Matters to Be 

DATES: The virtual public meeting will be held on September 29, 2022, 
from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually using Adobe Connect. You 
can connect to the meeting using the website or phone number provided:
    Meeting link: https://noaaorr.adobeconnect.com/imdcc/.
    Phone: +1 866-399-2601; PIN: 8663992601.
    Attendance will be limited to the first 100 individuals to join the 
virtual meeting room. Refer to the IMDCC website at https://marinedebris.noaa.gov/IMDCC for the most up-to-date information on how 
to participate and on the agenda.

Secretariat, IMDCC, Marine Debris Program; Phone 240-533-0399; Email 
[email protected] or visit the IMDCC website at https://marinedebris.noaa.gov/IMDCC.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: IMDCC is a multi-agency body responsible for 
coordinating a comprehensive program of marine debris research and 
activities among Federal agencies, in cooperation and coordination with 
non-governmental organizations, industry, academia, States, Tribes, and 
other nations, as appropriate. Representatives meet to share 
information, assess and promote best management practices, and 
coordinate the Federal Government's efforts to address marine debris.
    The Marine Debris Act establishes the IMDCC (33 U.S.C. 1954). The 
IMDCC submits biennial progress reports to Congress with updates on 
activities, achievements, strategies, and recommendations. NOAA serves 
as the Chairperson of the IMDCC.
    The meeting will be open to public attendance on September 29, 
2022, from

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10 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET. There will not be a public comment period. The 
meeting will not be recorded.

Matters To Be Considered

    The open meeting will include a presentation from the NOAA Marine 
Debris Program on abandoned and derelict vessels. The agenda topics 
described are subject to change. The latest version of the agenda will 
be posted at https://marinedebris.noaa.gov/IMDCC.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Closed 
captioning will be available. Requests for other auxiliary aids should 
be directed to Ya'el Seid-Green, Executive Secretariat at [email protected] or 240-533-0399 by September 22, 2022.

Scott Lundgren,
Director, Office of Response and Restoration, National Ocean Service, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2022-19254 Filed 9-6-22; 8:45 am]