Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 20529-20530 [E5-1858]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 75 / Wednesday, April 20, 2005 / Notices written statements to the e-mail, fax, or mailing address below. A written summary of the meeting will be posted on the Web site within one month of its occurrence. The meeting will be held Monday, May 16, 2005 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. e.d.t. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 350 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine 04101. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Kelsey, National System Development Coordinator, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland, 20910. (Phone: 301–713– 3155 ext. 230, Fax: 301–713–3110); e-mail: mpa.comments@noaa.gov; or visit the National MPA Center Web site at http://mpa.gov/national_system/. These forums are intended to solicit the public’s views regarding the development of a national system of MPAs. All input received via these dialogues, e-mail, or fax will be for the public record and considered in developing a draft proposal for a national system of MPAs. At this preliminary stage in the effort to develop the national system, NOAA does not intend to respond to any comments received via these dialogues, e-mail, fax, or mail. Once a draft proposal is developed for the national system of MPAs, NOAA will publish it in the Federal Register for formal public comment and will subsequently provide a formal response to comments received. Matters To Be Considered: Executive Order 13158 (May 26, 2000) calls for the development of a national system of MPAs. These forums are intended to solicit the public’s views concerning the development of a national system of MPAs. Refer to the Web page listed above for background information concerning these dialogues and the development of the national system of MPAs. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: April 13, 2005. Eldon Hout, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. [FR Doc. 05–7944 Filed 4–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P VerDate jul<14>2003 16:34 Apr 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 041505A] 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) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a working meeting, which is open to the public. DATES: The GMT meeting will be held Monday, May 23, 2005 from 1 p.m. until business for the day is completed. The GMT meeting will reconvene Tuesday, May 24 through Friday, May 27, from 8:30 a.m. until business for the day is completed. ADDRESSES: The GMT meeting will be held at the Pacific Fishery Management Council office, West Conference Room, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon 97220–1384. Telephone: 503–820–2280. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John DeVore, Groundfish Management Coordinator; telephone: 503–820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the GMT meeting is to discuss groundfish management measures in place for the spring and summer months and consider inseason adjustments to ongoing West Coast groundfish fisheries, respond to assignments relating to implementation of the Council’s groundfish strategic plan, discuss new groundfish stock assessments, discuss implementation strategies for Groundfish Fishery Management Plan Amendment 18, discuss alternatives for specifying and protecting West Coast groundfish essential fish habitat, discuss a range of alternatives for developing an individual quota (or dedicated access) program for the West Coast limited entry trawl fishery, discuss alternative revision rules for adopted groundfish rebuilding plans, and address other assignments relating to groundfish management. No management actions will be decided by the GMT. The GMT’s role will be development of recommendations for consideration by PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20529 the Council at its June meeting in Foster City, California. Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the GMT for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal GMT action during this meeting. GMT 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the GMT’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This 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: April 15, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–1856 Filed 4–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 041505D] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Groundfish Stock Assessment Review (STAR) Panel for Pacific ocean perch, darkblotched rockfish, and cabezon will hold a work session which is open to the public. DATES: The Pacific ocean perch, darkblotched rockfish, and cabezon STAR Panel will meet beginning at 8 a.m., Monday, May 16, 2005. The meeting will continue through Friday, May 20, 2005 beginning at 8 a.m. every morning. The meetings will end at 5 p.m. each day, or as necessary to complete business. ADDRESSES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific information regarding dates, times and locations for the meetings. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE E:\FR\FM\20APN1.SGM 20APN1 20530 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 75 / Wednesday, April 20, 2005 / Notices Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Stacey Miller, NWFSC; telephone: 206– 860–3480; or Mr. John DeVore, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: 503–820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dates, Locations and Times of the Meetings The Pacific ocean perch, darkblotched rockfish, and cabezon STAR Panel meeting will be held at National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC), 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, WA 98112; telephone: 206–860–3200, on Monday, May 16, 2005, Tuesday, May 17, 2005, Wednesday, May 18, 2005 and again on Friday, May 20, 2005. On Thursday, May 19, 2005, the Pacific ocean perch, darkblotched rockfish, and cabezon STAR Panel meeting will be held at the University Inn, 4140 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105; telephone: 206–632–5055. The purpose of the STAR Panel meeting is to review draft stock assessment documents and any other pertinent information, work with the Stock Assessment Teams to make necessary revisions, and produce a STAR Panel report for use by the Council family and other interested persons. No management actions will be decided by the STAR Panel. The STAR Panel’s role will be development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee at its June meeting in Foster City, CA. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the STAR Panel participants for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal STAR Panel action during this meeting. STAR Panel 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the STAR Panel participants’ intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This 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. Entry to the NWFSC requires visitors to show a valid picture ID and register VerDate jul<14>2003 16:34 Apr 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 with security. A visitor’s badge, which must be worn while at the NWFSC facility, will be issued to non-federal employees participating in the meeting. Dated: April 15, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–1858 Filed 4–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 041505C] Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Community Demonstration Project Program Advisory Panel (CDPP-AP) will meet on May 10 and 11, 2005, in Honolulu, HI. At the meeting, the Advisory Panel will select and rank proposals to be recommended for Council review. The Advisory Panel will develop criteria, objectives and priorities for recommendation to the Council for a subsequent solicitation for the Community Demonstration Project Program. DATES: The meetings will be held on May 10 and 11, 2005. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates, and times for the meetings. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Council Office, 1164 Bishop Street, Honolulu, HI; telephone: 808–522–8220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: 808–522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 1, 2005 (70 FR 5166), proposals were solicited through the Federal Register for grants to support Community Demonstration Projects in the Western Pacific Area. The grants are authorized under section 111(b) of the Sustainable Fisheries Act of 1996, Public Law 104–297. Solicitation was closed on April 4, 2005, 5:00 P.M., Hawaii Time. A meeting of the CDPP-AP is scheduled for May 10 and 11, 2005 to review proposals and discuss the program. At the meeting, the Advisory Panel will review and rank proposals to be PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 recommended for Council review. The Council or its designee will select proposals to be recommended for funding to the NMFS Grants Management Division. Successful applicants will be notified of their selection. Proposals not selected for will be returned to the applicants. Successful applicants will participate in a Grant Workshop in Honolulu to complete their grant application. Dates and Locations The CDPP-AP will meet from 8 a.m. on May 10 and 11, at the Western Pacific Fishery Regional Fishery Management Council office. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The CDPP-AP will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. The agenda for the Community Demonstration Project Program Advisory Panel will include the items listed below: May 10, 2005 1. Introductions 2. Report on the program implementation and workshops 3. Review selection criteria 4. Review of qualified proposals May 11, 2005 1. Review and Ranking of proposals for recommendation to the Council 2. Program review a. Development and review of objectives and priorities for the next solicitation b. Review program eligibility criteria c. Discussion and recommendations 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 the meeting date. Dated: April 15, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, national marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–1857 Filed 4–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 021805B] Endangered Species; Permits No. 1501 and 1506 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\20APN1.SGM 20APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 75 (Wednesday, April 20, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20529-20530]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-1858]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 041505D]


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Groundfish Stock Assessment Review (STAR) Panel for 
Pacific ocean perch, darkblotched rockfish, and cabezon will hold a 
work session which is open to the public.

DATES: The Pacific ocean perch, darkblotched rockfish, and cabezon STAR 
Panel will meet beginning at 8 a.m., Monday, May 16, 2005. The meeting 
will continue through Friday, May 20, 2005 beginning at 8 a.m. every 
morning. The meetings will end at 5 p.m. each day, or as necessary to 
complete business.

ADDRESSES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific information 
regarding dates, times and locations for the meetings.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE

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Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Stacey Miller, NWFSC; telephone: 
206-860-3480; or Mr. John DeVore, Pacific Fishery Management Council; 
telephone: 503-820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Dates, Locations and Times of the Meetings

    The Pacific ocean perch, darkblotched rockfish, and cabezon STAR 
Panel meeting will be held at National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 
Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC), 2725 Montlake Boulevard 
East, Seattle, WA 98112; telephone: 206-860-3200, on Monday, May 16, 
2005, Tuesday, May 17, 2005, Wednesday, May 18, 2005 and again on 
Friday, May 20, 2005.
    On Thursday, May 19, 2005, the Pacific ocean perch, darkblotched 
rockfish, and cabezon STAR Panel meeting will be held at the University 
Inn, 4140 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105; telephone: 206-632-5055.
    The purpose of the STAR Panel meeting is to review draft stock 
assessment documents and any other pertinent information, work with the 
Stock Assessment Teams to make necessary revisions, and produce a STAR 
Panel report for use by the Council family and other interested 
persons. No management actions will be decided by the STAR Panel. The 
STAR Panel's role will be development of recommendations and reports 
for consideration by the Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee 
at its June meeting in Foster City, CA.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before the STAR Panel participants for discussion, those 
issues may not be the subject of formal STAR Panel action during this 
meeting. STAR Panel 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 
provided the public has been notified of the STAR Panel participants' 
intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    This 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.
    Entry to the NWFSC requires visitors to show a valid picture ID and 
register with security. A visitor's badge, which must be worn while at 
the NWFSC facility, will be issued to non-federal employees 
participating in the meeting.

    Dated: April 15, 2005.
Emily Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-1858 Filed 4-19-05; 8:45 am]
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