The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) proposes to amend the National Marine Sanctuary (NMS) regulations to update and reorganize the existing regulations, eliminate redundancies across sanctuaries, eliminate outmoded regulations, adopt standard boundary descriptions, and consolidate general and permitting procedures. Comments on the proposal should be submitted by 29 March. 78 Fed. Reg. 5997 (January 28, 2013).

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