Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 6422-6423 [E5-482]

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 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 24 / Monday, February 7, 2005 / Notices B. NWHI Science Symposium Report Special Accommodations C. MPA Objectives and Criteria Draft Document This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522–8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to meeting date. D. Ecosystem Workshop Agenda E. Essential Fish Habitat Guidance Revisions F. Coral Reef Plan Team Recommendations G. Public Comment H. Discussion and Recommendations 3. Insular Fisheries A. Initial Action on Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Bottomfish Management Dated: February 2, 2005. Alan D. Risenhoover, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–482 Filed 2–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE C. Public Comment GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Wednesday, February 23, 2005, 8:30 a.m. NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 4. Pelagics Fisheries [OMB Control No. 9000–0056] A. Bigeye Overfishing Plan Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Report of Shipment B. Joint Pacific Council and Western Pacific Council Meeting C. American Samoa & Hawaii Longline Fisheries 2004 Fourth Quarter Reports D. International Issues 1. 7th Preparatory Conference & First Meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fishery Management Commission. 2. Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) Technical Consultation on Turtles 3. Third International Fishers Forum (IFF3) E. Plan Team Recommendations F. Public Comment G. Discussion and Recommendations 7. Protected Species A. Sea Turtles 1. 25th Annual Sea Turtle Symposium 2. Results from First Year of Conservation Measures B. Marine Mammals C. Petition to list Black Footed Albatross (BFAL) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) D. Public Comment E. Discussion and Recommendations Thursday, February 24, 2005, 8:30 a.m. 8. Other Business A. 89th SSC meeting 9. Summary of SSC Recommendations to the Council—Paul Callaghan VerDate jul<14>2003 21:04 Feb 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for an extension to an existing OMB clearance. AGENCIES: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning report of shipment. The clearance currently expires on May 31, 2005. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before April 8, 2005. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Streets, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0056, Report of Shipment, in all correspondence. ADDRESSES: B. Update on Black Coral Research D. Discussion and Recommendations 6423 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Jeritta Parnell, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–4082. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose Military and, as required, civilian agency storage and distribution points, depots, and other receiving activities require advance notice of large shipments enroute from contractors’ plants. Timely receipt of notices by the consignee transportation office precludes the incurring of demurrage and vehicle detention charges. The information is used to alert the receiving activity of the arrival of a large shipment. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 250. Responses Per Respondent: 4. Annual Responses:1,000. Hours Per Response: .167. Total Burden Hours: 167. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0056, Report of Shipment, in all correspondence. Dated: February 1, 2005 Julia B. Wise Acting Director,Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 05–2238 Filed 2–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for an Environmental Dredging Project on the Mahoning River in Ohio Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice advises the public that pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 24 (Monday, February 7, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 020105H]


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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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.

DATES: The SSC meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

ADDRESSES: 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; 
phone: (808) 522-8220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.

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

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B. NWHI Science Symposium Report
C. MPA Objectives and Criteria Draft Document
D. Ecosystem Workshop Agenda
E. Essential Fish Habitat Guidance Revisions
F. Coral Reef Plan Team Recommendations
G. Public Comment
H. Discussion and Recommendations
    3. Insular Fisheries
A. Initial Action on Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands 
Bottomfish Management
B. Update on Black Coral Research
C. Public Comment
D. Discussion and Recommendations

Wednesday, February 23, 2005, 8:30 a.m.

    4. Pelagics Fisheries
A. Bigeye Overfishing Plan
B. Joint Pacific Council and Western Pacific Council Meeting
C. American Samoa & Hawaii Longline Fisheries 2004 Fourth Quarter 
Reports
D. International Issues
    1. 7th Preparatory Conference & First Meeting of the Western and 
Central Pacific Fishery Management Commission.
    2. Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) Technical Consultation on 
Turtles
    3. Third International Fishers Forum (IFF3)
E. Plan Team Recommendations
F. Public Comment
G. Discussion and Recommendations
    7. Protected Species
A. Sea Turtles
    1. 25th Annual Sea Turtle Symposium
    2. Results from First Year of Conservation Measures
B. Marine Mammals
C. Petition to list Black Footed Albatross (BFAL) under the Endangered 
Species Act (ESA)
D. Public Comment
E. Discussion and Recommendations

Thursday, February 24, 2005, 8:30 a.m.

    8. Other Business
A. 89th SSC meeting
    9. Summary of SSC Recommendations to the Council--Paul Callaghan

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522-8220 (voice) or (808) 
522-8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to meeting date.

    Dated: February 2, 2005.
Alan D. Risenhoover,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-482 Filed 2-4-05; 8:45 am]
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