7. ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECT and IMPACT CONSIDERATIONS. Environmental considerations
were examined in the development of this directive. This Instruction falls under categorical
exclusion number 33 (figure 2-1) of National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures
and Policy for Considering Environmental Impacts Manual COMDTINST M16475.1 (series) as it is
a guidance document that implements applicable statutory, regulatory and other guidance documents
without substantive change.
Marine sanctuary enforcement effort shall be documented as ELT-PLMR mission/employment
category in aircraft, boat and cutter abstract of operation reports per references (a) and (c).
Violations of marine sanctuary regulations shall be documented on the Enforcement Action
Report (CG-5201) and the Fisheries Boarding Investigation Report (FBIR four page form) or
Offense Investigation Report (CG-5202) per reference (b), and reported in MISLE.
D. S. BELZ/s/
Assistant Commandant for Operations
Encl: (1) List of designated and proposed National Marine Sanctuaries