Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
The National Science Foundation, as directed by the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-541), as amended by the Antarctic Science, Tourism and Conservation Act of 1996, has developed regulations for the establishment of a permit system for various activities in Antarctica and designation of certain animals and certain geographic areas a requiring special protection. The regulations establish such a permit system to designate Antarctic Specially Protected Areas.
The applications received are as follows:
Introduce non-indigenous species into Antarctica. The applicant will use 5 × 100 mls each of
West Antarctic Peninsula, specifically Flanders, Andvord, Wilhelmina and Charlotte Bays, and in the adjacent areas of the Gerlache Strait.
March 1, 2013 to March 1, 2014