Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 6422 [E5-481]

Download as PDF 6422 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 24 / Monday, February 7, 2005 / Notices issuance of commercial shrimp vessel permits and the requirement of separate vessel permits for the royal red shrimp fishery. The reef fish amendment reviews effort capacity control measures, enforcement and monitoring issues in the reef fish fishery. The red snapper amendment considers the establishment of an individual fishing quota (IFQ) for the commercial red snapper fishery. In addition, the SEP will discuss potential grouper trip limits and buyback programs. A report will be prepared by the SEP containing their conclusions and recommendations. This report will be presented to the Council at its meeting on March 7–10, 2005 in Birmingham, Alabama. Composing the SEP membership are economists, sociologists, and anthropologists from various universities and state fishery agencies throughout the Gulf. They advise the Council on the social and economic implications of certain fishery management measures. A copy of the agenda can be obtained by calling 813–228–2815. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the SEP for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the SEP will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agendas and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The meeting is open to the public and is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office by February 17, 2005. Dated: February 2, 2005. Alan D. Risenhoover, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–483 Filed 2–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 020105B] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Ad Hoc Groundfish Trawl Individual Quota Committee (TIQC) will hold a working meeting which is open to the public. DATES: The TIQC working meeting will begin Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. and may go into the evening if necessary to complete business for the day. The meeting will reconvene from 8:30 a.m. and continue until business for the day is complete on Thursday, February 24, 2005. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Broadway Room at the Residence Inn by Marriott-Portland Downtown, RiverPlace, 2115 SW River Parkway, Portland, OR 97201. Telephone: 503– 552–9500 Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jim Seger, Staff Officer (Economist), 503–820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the TIQC working meeting is to continue to review results from public scoping, and some preliminary analysis, and refine recommendations to the Council on an individual quota program to cover limited entry trawl landings in the West Coast groundfish fishery. Although nonemergency issues not contained in the TIQC meeting agenda may come before the TIQC for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal TIQC action during these meetings. TIQC action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and to any issues arising after publication of this notice requiring emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the TIQC’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for VerDate jul<14>2003 21:04 Feb 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at 503–820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: February 1, 2005. Alan D. Risenhoover, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–481 Filed 2–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 020105H] Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. SUMMARY: The 88th meeting of the Western Pacific Fishery Council’s (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will convene February 22–24, 2005, in Honolulu, HI. The SSC meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. DATES: The 88th SSC meeting will be held at the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council Office conference room, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI; phone: (808) 522–8220. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; phone: (808) 522–8220. The SSC will discuss and may make recommendations to the Council on the agenda items here. The order in which agenda items will be addressed can change. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda Tuesday, February 22, 2005, 8:30 a.m. 1. Introductions 2. Approval of Draft Agenda and Assignment of Rapporteurs 3. Approval of the Minutes of the 87th SSC Meeting 4. Ecosystem and Habitat A. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) Sanctuary 1. Background Information and Alternatives 2. Report on Public Hearings E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 24 (Monday, February 7, 2005)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E5-481]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 020105B]


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Ad Hoc 
Groundfish Trawl Individual Quota Committee (TIQC) will hold a working 
meeting which is open to the public.

DATES: The TIQC working meeting will begin Wednesday, February 23, 2005 
at 8:30 a.m. and may go into the evening if necessary to complete 
business for the day. The meeting will reconvene from 8:30 a.m. and 
continue until business for the day is complete on Thursday, February 
24, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Broadway Room at the 
Residence Inn by Marriott-Portland Downtown, RiverPlace, 2115 SW River 
Parkway, Portland, OR 97201. Telephone: 503-552-9500
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jim Seger, Staff Officer 
(Economist), 503-820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the TIQC working meeting is 
to continue to review results from public scoping, and some preliminary 
analysis, and refine recommendations to the Council on an individual 
quota program to cover limited entry trawl landings in the West Coast 
groundfish fishery.
    Although nonemergency issues not contained in the TIQC meeting 
agenda may come before the TIQC for discussion, those issues may not be 
the subject of formal TIQC action during these meetings. TIQC action 
will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice 
and to any issues arising after publication of this notice requiring 
emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified 
of the TIQC's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at 503-820-2280 at least 5 
days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: February 1, 2005.
Alan D. Risenhoover,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-481 Filed 2-4-05; 8:45 am]
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