North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 9925-9926 [05-3940]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 39 / Tuesday, March 1, 2005 / Notices 14 and/or Framework 6, and adopt a modified plan of action for Amendment 14, Framework 6, or both. The Council will review options regarding multi-year setting of specifications for spiny dogfish as proposed in Framework 1 to the Dogfish FMP, and review and comment on the principal measures contained in Amendment 2 to NMFS’ FMP for Highly Migratory Species (HMS), i.e., Atlantic tunas, swordfish, and sharks. Thursday, March 17 The Research Set-Aside Committee will review the 2006 request for proposal (RFP), and review and comment on changes to NOAA’s grant process. The Tilefish Committee will review and discuss items to be addressed in a scoping document to be used in the development of Amendment 1. The Council will convene at 10 a.m. and conduct a scoping meeting to address the possible need for a Controlled Access System for Atlantic mackerel; hear committee reports; and, act on any new and/or continuing business. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before the Council for discussion, these issues may not be the subject 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 actions to address such emergencies. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Debbie Donnangelo (302–674–2331) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: February 24, 2005. Peter H. Fricke, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–3943 Filed 2–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S VerDate jul<14>2003 14:21 Feb 28, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 022305F] North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Non-Target Species Committee. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) NonTarget Species Committee will meet at the Alaska Fishery Science Center (AFSC). SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on March 14, 2005, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and March 15, 2005, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the AFSC, 7600 Sand Point Way North East, Building 4, Room 2143, Seattle, WA 98115. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jane DiCosimo, Council staff, telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The committee will: (1) review and provide comments on a discussion paper to separate the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands other species category into squid, shark, skate, sculpins, and octopus groups for total allowable catch setting; (2) draft a problem statement for (target and nontarget) rockfish management; and (3) draft an outline for a discussion paper to address problem(s) in the rockfish fisheries. The committee will report to the Council at the April 2005 Council meeting. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9925 Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: February 24, 2005 Peter H. Fricke, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–3939 Filed 2–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 022305G] North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Gulf Rationalization Community Committee will meet in Anchorage, AK. DATES: The meeting will be held on March 30, 2005, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Hotel, Fireweed Room, 500 West Third Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Kimball, Council staff, telephone: 907–271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee will address design elements of the Community Fisheries Quota (CFQ) Program and Community Purchase Program proposed under the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Gulf rationalization amendment package. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1 9926 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 39 / Tuesday, March 1, 2005 / Notices notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Schedule and Agenda for Council Standing Committee Meetings A. American Samoa Special Accommodations Monday, March 14, 2005 C. Hawaii These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. 1. 8a.m. - 10 a.m. - Enforcement/ Vessel Monitoring Systems Standing Committee 2. 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Ecosystem and Habitat Standing Committee 3. 10 a.m. - Noon - Pelagic and International Standing Committee 4. 10 a.m. - Noon - Bottomfish Standing Committee 5. 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Precious Corals/Crustaceans Standing Committee 6. 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Indigenous Rights Standing Committee 7. 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Executive/ Budget and Program Standing Committee D. CNMI 5. Reports from fishery agencies and organizations DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Schedule and Agenda for Public Hearings C. State Department National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Tuesday, March 15, 2005 Dated: February 24, 2005. Peter H. Fricke, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–3940 Filed 2–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S [I.D. 022405A] Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: Notice of public meetings and hearings. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 126th meeting to consider and take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. The 126th Council meeting and public hearings will be held on March 14–17, 2005. For specific times, and the agenda, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The 126th Council meeting and public hearings will be held at the Ala Moana Hotel,410 Atkinson Drive, Honolulu, HI; telephone: 808–955–4811. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808)522–8220. In addition to the agenda items listed here, the Council will hear recommendations from other Council advisory groups. Public comment periods will be provided throughout the agenda. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The Council will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate jul<14>2003 14:21 Feb 28, 2005 Jkt 205001 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Bigeye Overfishing Plan The Council will consider management action on overfishing occurring on Pacific bigeye stocks. 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Council action considered on Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) Sanctuary Fishing Regulations for NWHI bottomfish, crustacean, precious coral, pelagic and coral reef ecosystem fisheries, pursuant to the proposed designation of the NWHI Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve as a national marine sanctuary. Wednesday, March 16, 2005 9:45 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Council action considered on measures to manage Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) bottomfish. 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Council action considered on NWHI Sanctuary Fishing Regulations for NWHI bottomfish, crustacean, precious coral, pelagic and coral reef ecosystem fisheries, pursuant to the proposed designation of the NWHI Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve as a national marine sanctuary. The agenda during the full Council meeting will include the items listed here. For more information on public hearing items, see Background Information. Schedule and Agenda for Council Meeting Tuesday, March 14, 2005, 8:30 a.m – 5 p.m. 1. Introductions 2. Approval of agenda 3. Approval of 124th and 125th meeting minutes 4. Island reports PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 B. Guam A. Department of Commerce a. NMFS i. Pacific Islands Regional Office ii. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center b. National Marine Sanctuary Program i. Pacific Sanctuaries update c. NOAA General Counsel Southwest Region/Pacific Islands Region B. The Department of the Interior - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) D. Report from non-governmental organizations 6. Enforcement/vessel monitoring systems A. US Coast Guard activities B. NOAA Office of Law Enforcement (OLE) Activities B.1 OLE Report C. Enforcement Activities of Local Agencies D. Status of Violations E. Hawaii Shallow-set Operational Plan F. American Samoa Limited Entry Program G. Bottomfish Fishery Permits and Reporting Requirements H. Update on Electronic Logbooks Amendment 7. Pelagic Fisheries (Domestic and International) A. Bigeye Overfishing Plan (ACTION ITEM) B. Institutional Arrangements for Pelagic Management in the Western Central Pacific Ocean C. American Samoa & Hawaii Longline Fisheries 1. 2004 Third and Fourth Quarter Reports 2. Shallow-set longline definition 3. Proposed changes to Hawaii-based longline fishery closed area D. International Issues 1. Prepatory Conference 7/Western and Central Pacific Fishery Management Commission 1 2. FAO Technical Consultation on Turtles 3. FAO/COFI 4. Sea Turtle Mitigation E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 39 (Tuesday, March 1, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9925-9926]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-3940]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 022305G]


North 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 North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Gulf 
Rationalization Community Committee will meet in Anchorage, AK.

DATES: The meeting will be held on March 30, 2005, from 8 a.m. to 5 
p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Hotel, Fireweed Room, 
500 West Third Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501.
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 
4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Kimball, Council staff, 
telephone: 907-271-2809.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee will address design elements 
of the Community Fisheries Quota (CFQ) Program and Community Purchase 
Program proposed under the North Pacific Fishery Management Council's 
Gulf rationalization amendment package.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to 
those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues 
arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action 
under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, provided the public has been

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notified of the Council's intent to take final action to address the 
emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271-2809 at 
least 7 working days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: February 24, 2005.
Peter H. Fricke,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 05-3940 Filed 2-28-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-S