[Federal Register: March 27, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 59)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Caulpera taxifolia 
(Mediterranean strain) Prevention Committee

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Caulpera taxifolia 
(Mediterranean strain) Prevention Committee of the Aquatic Nuisance 
Species Task Force. The meeting topics are identified in the 

DATES: The Committee will meet from 1:30 pm to 5 pm, on Wednesday, 
April 5, 2000.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Rosenstiel School of Marine 
and Atmospheric Science, Cooperative Institute for Marine and 
Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) Building, 3rd floor conference room, 4600 
Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, Florida.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra Keppner, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service at 716-691-5456 or by email at sandra__keppner@fws.gov or 
Sharon Gross, Executive Secretary, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force 
at 703-358-2308 or by e-mail at: sharon__gross@fws.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. I), this notice announces a 
meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Caulpera taxifolia 
(Mediterranean strain) Prevention Committee. The Task Force was 
established by the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and 
Control Act of 1990 (16 U.S.C. 4701-4741).
    Topics to be addressed at this meeting include: reviewing the roles 
and responsibilities of the committee, reviewing the draft Prevention 
Program, reviewing existing authorities that could be used to regulate 
import of the Mediterranean strain of Caulpera taxifolia, identifying 
gaps in the draft Prevention Program, and developing criteria for 
prioritizing actions in the Prevention Program.
    Minutes of the meeting will be maintained by the Executive 
Secretary, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Suite 851, 4401 North 
Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203-1622. Minutes for the meetings 
will be available at this location for public inspection during regular 
business hours, Monday through Friday.

    Dated: March 20, 2000.
Rowan Gould,
Acting Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Acting Assistant Director--
[FR Doc. 00-7364 Filed 3-24-00; 8:45 am]