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1 Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission 63 rd Annual Meeting John Oliver Deputy Assistant Administrator for Fisheries August 23, 2010

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3 NOAA Fisheries Service Organization Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs Northeast Regional Office Pat Kurkul Southeast Regional Office Dr. Roy Crabtree Northwest Regional Office Will Stelle Southwest Regional Office Rod Mcinnis Alaska Regional Office Dr. Jim Balsiger Samuel Rauch Sustainable Fisheries Emily Menashes (Acting) Protected Resources Jim Lecky Habitat Conservation Pat Montanio Aquaculture Program Dr. Michael Rubino Pacific Island Regional Office Michael Tosatto (Acting) Assistant Administrator Eric C. Schwaab Deputy Assistant Administrator for Operations Law Enforcement Alan Risenhoover (Acting) Office of Policy Dr. Mark Holliday Seafood Inspection Tim Hansen John Oliver Management and Budget Gary Reisner Chief Information Officer Larry Tyminski EEO/Diversity Natalie Huff Director of International Affairs Dr. Rebecca Lent Director of Science Programs & Chief Science Advisor Northeast Fisheries Science Center Dr. Nancy Thompson Southeast Fisheries Science Center Dr. Bonnie Ponwith Northwest Fisheries Science Center Dr. Usha Varanasi Southwest Fisheries Science Center Dr. Usha Varanasi (Acting) Dr. Steve Murawski Science & Technology Dr. Ned Cyr Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center Dr. Sam Pooley Alaska Fisheries Science Center Dr. Douglas Demaster 3

4 ALASKA REGION Ice Seals Steller Sea Lions Groundfish (Pollock) Cook Inlet Beluga Crab Rationalization Halibut National Marine Fisheries Service Major Fisheries Issues 2010 Legislation Marine Mammals, Aquaculture Ending Overfishing / Establishing Catch Limits Capacity Reduction / Limited Access Programs Recreational Fisheries Improve Data, Registry International Fisheries IUU and Enforcement; RFMOs; IWC/ICCAT Marine Acoustics; Energy Development; Defense Permits Climate Impacts on Living Marine Resources Enforcement Killer Whales Pacific Salmon Treaty Groundfish Salmon / Hydropower EPA / Pesticides Klamath NORTHWEST REGION SOUTHWEST REGION NORTHEAST REGION Multispecies Sectors Groundfish Summer Flounder Sea Turtles Right Whales Atlantic Highly Migratory Species PACIFIC ISLANDS REGION Sea Turtles Longline Fisheries Coral Reefs / Marine National Monuments Hawaiian Monk Seals SOUTHEAST REGION Gulf Oil Spill Shrimp / Sea Turtles Red Snapper and Grouper Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response 4

5 $1,200.0 Historical NMFS Budget Trends: ($ Millions, Excludes Emergency Supplementals) $1,000.0 President s Budget $800.0 Enacted $600.0 Deflated Enacted $400.0 $200.0 $0.0 FY 2000 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS): Stewardship of Living Marine Resources for the 21st Century 5 5

6 FY 2010 Enacted NMFS Operating Budget by Major Program ($ Thousands) $106,747 $58,193 $102,730 $203,952 MMPA & ESA/Protected Resources MSRA/Fisheries Management Habitat Conservation and Restoration Law Enforcement and Observers $432,917 Other (Aquaculture, Cooperative Research, Antarctic Research, etc) 6

7 Sustainable Fisheries Current High Priority Issues Ending Overfishing/Rebuilding Stocks Balancing Community Economic Challenges Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Catch Shares Aquaculture Outreach and Communication with Stakeholders 7

8 Enforcement Program -- Moving Forward National Review of NOAA Fisheries Enforcement Program January 2010 Inspector General Report Improved Policies and Procedures Engaged Stakeholders Trusted and Accountable Workforce 8

9 NOAA Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Lead science advisor to oil spill responders Stewards for Oceans and Wildlife Concerned for people who live, work and play in the Gulf 9

10 Questions NOAA Has Heard Related To Mission Where is the oil going? Where can I fish? When will fisheries be reopened? Is my seafood safe? What are the impacts on sea turtles and marine mammals? How will clean-up efforts proceed? 10

11 Where Is The Oil Going? Important for: Unified Command Response efforts Commercial, recreational and charter fishermen Small businesses Tourism Homeowners NOAA provides daily oil spill trajectory maps and twice-daily weather forecasts 11

12 Seafood Safety NOAA, FDA, and EPA: Comprehensive, coordinated, multiagency program ensuring seafood safety Coast Guard and NOAA are monitoring and enforcing closed Federal areas Collaborated and strict reopening protocols by state and federal agencies Central to economy of Gulf 12

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14 Marine Mammal & Sea Turtle Stranding Networks Responsibilities are defined by the Endangered Species Act & Marine Mammal Protection Act Protocols/procedures responding to oil-exposed live animals Veterinary care provided to remove oil and treat any related health effects 14

15 Sea Turtles NOAA implemented region-wide protocols for caring for turtles in distress. 4 rehabilitation/de-oiling centers opened so far: (1) Louisiana, (1) Mississippi, and (2) Florida. Partnering with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to address sea turtle nesting beaches issues. 15

16 How Will Clean-up Efforts Proceed? Leader of 11 technical Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) working groups Lead Federal agency in deploying Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique (SCAT) teams to monitor and assess impact 16

17 NOAA s Response NOAA has been tracking every aspect of this spill. NOAA brings all scientific methods to this task. NOAA s response has been immediate and sustained, strategic and scientific and coordinated. 17

18 Questions? 18

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