South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 6839-6840 [E5-530]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 26 / Wednesday, February 9, 2005 / Notices Docket Number: 05–001. Applicant: California Department of Food and Agriculture, 3294 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model H–7500–1 TEM. Manufacturer: Hitachi High Technologies Corporation. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to observe and to record images of plant viruses from crude plant sap, purified virus preparations and in imbedded plant tissues to study and identify new and emerging plant viruses that are important for California agriculture. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: January 5, 2005. Gerald A. Zerdy, Program Manager, Statutory Import Programs Staff. [FR Doc. E5–540 Filed 2–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Virginia Commonwealth University, et al.; Notice of Consolidated Decision on Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Electron Microscopes This is a decision consolidated pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. in Suite 4100W, Franklin Court Building, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1099 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC. Docket Number: 04–022. Applicant: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model JEM–1230. Manufacturer: JEOL, Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 69 FR 77995, December 29, 2004. Order Date: January 29, 2004. Docket Number: 04–023. Applicant: Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model H–7600–1 TEM. Manufacturer: Hitachi, Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 69 FR 7794, December 29, 2004. Order Date: December 11, 2003. Docket Number: 04–024. Applicant: The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model JEM–1230. Manufacturer: JEOL, Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 66 FR 77994, December 29, 2004. Order Date: May 4, 2004. Docket Number: 04–025. Applicant: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak VerDate jul<14>2003 16:49 Feb 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 Ridge, TN. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model JEM–2200FS. Manufacturer: JEOL, Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 66 FR 77995, December 29, 2004. Order Date: December 31, 2003. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such purposes as these instruments are intended to be used, was being manufactured in the United States at the time the instruments were ordered. Reasons: Each foreign instrument is a conventional transmission electron microscope (CTEM) and is intended for research or scientific educational uses requiring a CTEM. We know of no CTEM, or any other instrument suited to these purposes, which was being manufactured in the United States either at the time of order of each instrument or at the time of receipt of application by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Gerald A. Zerdy, Program Manager, Statutory Import Programs Staff. [FR Doc. E5–539 Filed 2–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 020305B] South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of its Snapper Grouper Committee, Advisory Panel Selection Committee, Joint Executive and Finance Committees, Controlled Access Committee, Highly Migratory Species Committee, and a meeting of the full Council. In addition, there will be a public scoping meeting addressing the Fishery Ecosystem Plan and Comprehensive Amendment. DATES: The meeting will be held in February and March 2005. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto Hotel, 15 East Liberty Street, Savannah, GA 31401 PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6839 Telephone: (1–800) 426–8483 or 912/ 232–9000, FAX 912/ 232–6018. Copies of documents are available from Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, One Southpark Circle, Suite 306, Charleston, SC 29407– 4699. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer; telephone: 843/571–4366 or toll free at 866/SAFMC–10; fax: 843/769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting Dates 1. Snapper Grouper Committee Meeting: February 28, 2005, 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. and March 1, 2005, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Snapper Grouper Committee will review draft Amendment 13B regarding mandates under the Sustainable Fisheries Act to address overfishing and choose management measure alternatives. In addition, the Committee will review and develop recommendations for the ‘‘Oculina Closed Area Evaluation Plan’’, receive an update on the Large Whale Take Reduction Team Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Proposed Rule, and receive a presentation by NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Regional Office on linking permits and landings databases. Note: A public scoping meeting on the Fishery Ecosystem Plan and Comprehensive Amendment will be held February 28, 2005 beginning at 6 p.m. 2. Advisory Panel Selection Committee Meeting: March 2, 2005, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. (CLOSED SESSION) The Committee will review advisory panel applications and develop recommendations for Council consideration. 3. Joint Executive Committee and Finance Committee Meeting: March 2, 2005, 10 a.m. until 12 noon The Committees will receive an update on additional Calendar Year (CY) 2005 funds and review the CY 2005 activities schedule. The Committees will also review activities and budgets for Ecosystem-based management, the Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) stock assessment process, and Coral activities, and receive a report on the status of the CY 2005–2009 grant budget. 4. Controlled Access Committee Meeting: March 2, 2005, 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. The Controlled Access Committee will receive an introduction to rightsbased systems, discuss Individual E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1 6840 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 26 / Wednesday, February 9, 2005 / Notices Fishing Quotas (IFQs), and receive a presentation on IFQs in Alaska. 5. Highly Migratory Species Committee Meeting: March 3, 2005, 8:30 a.m. 12 noon The Highly Migratory Species Committee will receive a presentation regarding Amendment 2 to the Atlantic Tuna, Swordfish, Shark, and Billfish Fishery Management Plan (FMP) from NOAA Fisheries. The Committee will discuss bluefin tuna and shark management issues following the presentation. 6. Council Session: March 3, 2005, 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. and March 4, 2005, 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon From 1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., the Council will call the meeting order, make introductions and roll call and adopt the meeting agenda. From 1:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m., the Council will hear a report from the Snapper Grouper Committee and take action as appropriate. From 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., the Council will receive a report from the Joint Executive/Finance Committee and approve the CY 2005 Activities Schedule and Budget. From 3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m., the Council will hear a report from the Advisory Panel Selection Committee and approve appointment of advisory panel members. From 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., the Council will hear a report from the Controlled Access Committee. From 4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., the Council will hear a report from the Highly Migratory Species Committee and take action as appropriate. From 4:45 p.m. – 5 p.m., the Council will review the status of the Red Drum FMP. Council Session: March 4, 2005, 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon. From 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m., the Council will receive a briefing on litigation and other legal issues affecting the Council (CLOSED SESSION) From 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., the Council will discuss Exempted Fishery Permit requests and take action as appropriate. From 9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m., the Council will review the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Policy and take action as appropriate. From 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., the Council will hear status reports from NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Regional Office and the Southeast Fishery Science Center. From 11 a.m. – 12 noon, the Council will receive agency and liaison reports, discuss other business and upcoming meetings. Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council office (see ADDRESSES). VerDate jul<14>2003 16:49 Feb 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subjects of formal Council action during this meeting. Council action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice 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 final action to address the emergency. Except for advertised (scheduled) public hearings and public comment, the times and sequence specified on this agenda are subject to change. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) by February 25, 2005. Dated: February 4, 2005. Alan D. Risenhoover, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–530 Filed 2–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 020105C] Endangered and Threatened Species: Notice of New Information Available Concerning Oregon Coast Coho Salmon Currently Proposed for Threatened Status National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Availability of new information. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In June 2004, NMFS proposed that Oregon Coast coho salmon be listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The State of Oregon (hereafter, ‘‘the State’’) has recently made publically available a draft assessment of the viability of Oregon Coast coho salmon, as well as of the contributions of the Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds (OPSW) to conserving Oregon Coast coho salmon. To ensure that the final listing determination for Oregon Coast coho salmon is based upon the best available scientific and commercial information, NMFS will be considering the PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information presented in the State’s draft assessment (hereafter the ‘‘draft Coho Project Report’’) in determining the final listing status for the species. Accordingly, notice is hereby given of the availability of the State’s draft Coho Project Report for public review and comment. NMFS is furnishing this notification to allow other agencies and the public an opportunity to review and comment on the State’s analyses and findings. Specifically, NMFS is soliciting public comment on the State’s assessment as it relates to the ESA listing status of Oregon Coast coho salmon, as well as other information concerning NMFS’ final listing decision on Oregon Coast coho. All comments received will become part of the public record and will be available for review. All comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on March 11, 2005. DATES: Copies of the State’s draft Coho Project Report are available on the Internet at: ftp://nrimp.dfw.state.or.us/ OregonPlan/, or upon request (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below). You may submit comments on the draft Coho Project Report by any of the following methods: E-mail: The mailbox address for submitting e-mail comments on the draft OPSW Assessment Report is ORlCoholReport.nwr@noaa.gov. Please include in the subject line of the e-mail comment the document identifier ‘‘Oregon’s Draft Coho Project Report.’’ Mail: Prior to February 18, 2005, you may submit written comments and information to Chief, NMFS, Protected Resources Division, 525 NE Oregon Street, Suite 500, Portland, Oregon, 97232–2737. Following February 18, 2005, you may submit written comments and information to Chief, NMFS, Protected Resources Division, 1201 NE Lloyd Boulevard, Suite 1100, Portland, Oregon, 97232. Please identify the comment as regarding the ‘‘Oregon’s Draft Coho Project Report.’’ Hand Delivery/Courier: Prior to February 18, 2005, you may hand deliver written comments and information to NMFS, Protected Resources Division, 525 NE Oregon Street, Suite 500, Portland, Oregon, 97232–2737. Following February 18, 2005, you may hand deliver written comments and information to NMFS, Protected Resources Division, 1201 NE Lloyd Boulevard, Suite 1100, Portland, Oregon, 97232. Business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Please identify the comment as regarding the ‘‘Oregon’s Draft Coho Project Report.’’ ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 26 (Wednesday, February 9, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6839-6840]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 020305B]


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION:  Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY:  The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold meetings of its Snapper Grouper Committee, Advisory Panel 
Selection Committee, Joint Executive and Finance Committees, Controlled 
Access Committee, Highly Migratory Species Committee, and a meeting of 
the full Council. In addition, there will be a public scoping meeting 
addressing the Fishery Ecosystem Plan and Comprehensive Amendment.

DATES:  The meeting will be held in February and March 2005. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto 
Hotel, 15 East Liberty Street, Savannah, GA 31401 Telephone: (1-800) 
426-8483 or 912/ 232-9000, FAX 912/ 232-6018.
    Copies of documents are available from Kim Iverson, Public 
Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, One 
Southpark Circle, Suite 306, Charleston, SC 29407-4699.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer; telephone: 843/571-4366 or toll free at 866/SAFMC-10; fax: 
843/769-4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Meeting Dates

    1. Snapper Grouper Committee Meeting: February 28, 2005, 1:30 p.m. 
- 5 p.m. and March 1, 2005, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    The Snapper Grouper Committee will review draft Amendment 13B 
regarding mandates under the Sustainable Fisheries Act to address 
overfishing and choose management measure alternatives. In addition, 
the Committee will review and develop recommendations for the ``Oculina 
Closed Area Evaluation Plan'', receive an update on the Large Whale 
Take Reduction Team Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and 
Proposed Rule, and receive a presentation by NOAA Fisheries' Southeast 
Regional Office on linking permits and landings databases.
    Note: A public scoping meeting on the Fishery Ecosystem Plan and 
Comprehensive Amendment will be held February 28, 2005 beginning at 6 
p.m.
    2. Advisory Panel Selection Committee Meeting: March 2, 2005, 8:30 
a.m. - 10 a.m. (CLOSED SESSION)
    The Committee will review advisory panel applications and develop 
recommendations for Council consideration.
    3. Joint Executive Committee and Finance Committee Meeting: March 
2, 2005, 10 a.m. until 12 noon
    The Committees will receive an update on additional Calendar Year 
(CY) 2005 funds and review the CY 2005 activities schedule. The 
Committees will also review activities and budgets for Ecosystem-based 
management, the Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) stock 
assessment process, and Coral activities, and receive a report on the 
status of the CY 2005-2009 grant budget.
    4. Controlled Access Committee Meeting: March 2, 2005, 1:30 p.m. - 
5 p.m.
    The Controlled Access Committee will receive an introduction to 
rights-based systems, discuss Individual

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Fishing Quotas (IFQs), and receive a presentation on IFQs in Alaska.
    5. Highly Migratory Species Committee Meeting: March 3, 2005, 8:30 
a.m. 12 noon
    The Highly Migratory Species Committee will receive a presentation 
regarding Amendment 2 to the Atlantic Tuna, Swordfish, Shark, and 
Billfish Fishery Management Plan (FMP) from NOAA Fisheries. The 
Committee will discuss bluefin tuna and shark management issues 
following the presentation.
    6. Council Session: March 3, 2005, 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. and March 4, 
2005, 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon
    From 1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m., the Council will call the meeting 
order, make introductions and roll call and adopt the meeting agenda.
    From 1:45 p.m. 2:45 p.m., the Council will hear a report from the 
Snapper Grouper Committee and take action as appropriate.
    From 2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m., the Council will receive a report from 
the Joint Executive/Finance Committee and approve the CY 2005 
Activities Schedule and Budget.
    From 3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., the Council will hear a report from the 
Advisory Panel Selection Committee and approve appointment of advisory 
panel members.
    From 3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m., the Council will hear a report from the 
Controlled Access Committee.
    From 4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., the Council will hear a report from the 
Highly Migratory Species Committee and take action as appropriate.
    From 4:45 p.m. - 5 p.m., the Council will review the status of the 
Red Drum FMP.
    Council Session: March 4, 2005, 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon.
    From 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m., the Council will receive a briefing on 
litigation and other legal issues affecting the Council (CLOSED 
SESSION)
    From 9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., the Council will discuss Exempted Fishery 
Permit requests and take action as appropriate.
    From 9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m., the Council will review the Atlantic 
States Marine Fisheries Commission's Law Enforcement Policy and take 
action as appropriate.
    From 10 a.m. - 11 a.m., the Council will hear status reports from 
NOAA Fisheries' Southeast Regional Office and the Southeast Fishery 
Science Center.
    From 11 a.m. - 12 noon, the Council will receive agency and liaison 
reports, discuss other business and upcoming meetings.
    Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council 
office (see ADDRESSES).
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the 
subjects of formal Council action during this meeting. Council action 
will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice 
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 
final action to address the emergency.
    Except for advertised (scheduled) public hearings and public 
comment, the times and sequence specified on this agenda are subject to 
change.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 
by February 25, 2005.

    Dated: February 4, 2005.
Alan D. Risenhoover,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-530 Filed 2-8-05; 8:45 am]
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