Pacific Fishery Management Council; Model Evaluation Workgroup Meeting, 24538 [E5-2265]

Download as PDF 24538 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 89 / Tuesday, May 10, 2005 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Brian R. Hooker, Department of Commerce, Sustainable Fisheries Division, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930 or (978) 281– 9220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Northeast Region manages the Atlantic surf clam and ocean quahog fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Northeastern United States through the Atlantic Surf Clam and Ocean Quahog Fishery Management Plan (FMP). The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council prepared the FMP pursuant to the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson Act). The regulations implementing the FMP are specified under 50 CFR part 648.70. The recordkeeping and reporting requirements at § 648.70 and § 648.74 form the basis for this collection of information. NMFS Northeast Region requests information from Atlantic surf clam and ocean quahog individual transferable quota (ITQ) allocation holders in order to process and track requests from the allocation holders to transfer quota allocation to another entity. NMFS Northeast Region also requests information from Atlantic surf clam and ocean quahog permit holders in order to track and properly account for Atlantic surf clam and ocean quahog harvest that is shucked at sea. Because there is not a standard conversion factor for estimating unshucked product from shucked product, NMFS requires vessels that choose to shuck product at sea to carry on board the vessel a NMFS approved observer to certify the amount of Atlantic surf clam and ocean quahog harvested. This information, upon receipt, results in an increasingly more efficient and accurate database for management and monitoring of fisheries of the Northeastern U.S. EEZ. II. Method of Collection Paper applications are used to process requests. III. Data OMB Number: 0648–0240. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 600. Estimated Time Per Response: 5 minutes for the application to transfer VerDate jul<14>2003 16:17 May 09, 2005 Jkt 205001 quota, and 30 minutes for the application to shuck surf clams and ocean quahogs at sea. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 51. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $230,400. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: May 5, 2005 Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 05–9329 Filed 5–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon, 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chuck Tracy, Salmon Management Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council, 503–820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the work session is to further develop documentation for the Chinook and Coho FRAM. Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas may come before the MEW for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. 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 MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the 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 Ms. Carolyn Porter at 503–820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: May 5, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–2265 Filed 5–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 050505A] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Model Evaluation Workgroup 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) MEW will hold a work session, which is open to the public. DATES: The work session will be held Tuesday, May 31, 2005, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The work session will be held at the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Conference Room, 6730 Martin Way East, Olympia, Washington 98516. Telephone: 360–438–1180. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE. PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 041305A] Marine Mammals; File No. 1074–1779– 00 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Issuance of permit. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Marc Dantzker, Principal Investigator, Producer, Sound Recording, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Macaulay Library, Cornell University, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, NY 14850–1999, has been issued a permit to take marine mammals during photographic activities for commercial and educational purposes. ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 050505A]


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Model Evaluation Workgroup 
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) MEW will 
hold a work session, which is open to the public.

DATES: The work session will be held Tuesday, May 31, 2005, from 9 a.m. 
to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The work session will be held at the Northwest Indian 
Fisheries Commission Conference Room, 6730 Martin Way East, Olympia, 
Washington 98516. Telephone: 360-438-1180.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE. 
Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon, 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chuck Tracy, Salmon Management 
Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council, 503-820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the work session is to 
further develop documentation for the Chinook and Coho FRAM.
    Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas 
may come before the MEW for discussion, those issues may not be the 
subject of formal action during these meetings. 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 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 Ms. Carolyn Porter at 503-820-2280 
at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: May 5, 2005.
Emily Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-2265 Filed 5-9-05; 8:45 am]
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