New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 25017 [E5-2337]

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[FR Doc. 05–9523 Filed 5–11–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 050905B] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce ACTION: Public Meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Advisory Panel in May, 2005 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel, 2081 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 739–3000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council (978) 465–0492. Requests for special accommodations should be addressed to the New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, VerDate jul<14>2003 19:04 May 11, 2005 Jkt 205001 Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone: (978) 465–0492. The Advisory Panel will consider and prioritize management measures and annual allocations to be adjusted in Framework Adjustment 18 for the 2006 and 2007 fishing years. Alternatives may include, but are not limited to; the following general management measures: Triggered adjustments to annual allocations and area closures through Notice Action, General Category fishery management, bag tags and standard bags (landings monitoring and compliance), allocations for vessels with small dredge permits, research proposal review process, research priorities, and fishing year alignment and framework adjustment frequency. In addition, the Advisory Panel may consider the following changes for the controlled access areas; rotation management fishing mortality targets by area, allocations of trips or pounds in controlled access areas, Hudson Canyon Area rotation management area policy, Elephant Trunk Area allocations for 2007; crew limits in controlled access areas; IFQ allocations in controlled access areas; sector allocations (harvest cooperatives or other entities); temporary transferability/stacking of controlled access allocations, improvements in the broken trip exemption program, and seasonal access to minimize bycatch and effects on spawning (Georges Bank access areas and Elephant Trunk Area in 2007). The Advisory Panel may also consider setting hard or target Total Allowable Catch (TAC) limits for open fishing areas. The priority recommendations will be reported to the Scallop Oversight Committee meeting on June 1, 2005. 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 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting dates. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25017 Dated: May 9, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–2337 Filed 5–11–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 050905C] North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: Meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s NonTarget Species Committee. ACTION: SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) NonTarget Species Committee will meet at the Alyeska Prince Hotel, May 31, 2005, in Ballroom C, 2 pm - 6 pm. DATES: May 31, 2005. Alyeska Prince Hotel, P.O. Box 249, Girdwood, AK 99587 Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, Alaska 99501–2252. ADDRESSES: Jane DiCosimo, Council staff, Phone: 907– 271–2809. The Non-Target Species Committee will meet on May 31 to review a template for a planned discussion paper on rockfish management. The committee will determine whether the template should be expanded for use in preparing the full discussion paper. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. April 9, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–2343 Filed 5–11–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S E:\FR\FM\12MYN1.SGM 12MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 050905B]


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION:  Public Meeting.

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SUMMARY:  The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Advisory Panel in May, 2005 
to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive 
economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to 
the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

DATES:  The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at 9:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES:  The meeting will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel, 
2081 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 739-3000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council (978) 465-0492. Requests for 
special accommodations should be addressed to the New England Fishery 
Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; 
telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Panel will consider and 
prioritize management measures and annual allocations to be adjusted in 
Framework Adjustment 18 for the 2006 and 2007 fishing years. 
Alternatives may include, but are not limited to; the following general 
management measures: Triggered adjustments to annual allocations and 
area closures through Notice Action, General Category fishery 
management, bag tags and standard bags (landings monitoring and 
compliance), allocations for vessels with small dredge permits, 
research proposal review process, research priorities, and fishing year 
alignment and framework adjustment frequency. In addition, the Advisory 
Panel may consider the following changes for the controlled access 
areas; rotation management fishing mortality targets by area, 
allocations of trips or pounds in controlled access areas, Hudson 
Canyon Area rotation management area policy, Elephant Trunk Area 
allocations for 2007; crew limits in controlled access areas; IFQ 
allocations in controlled access areas; sector allocations (harvest 
cooperatives or other entities); temporary transferability/stacking of 
controlled access allocations, improvements in the broken trip 
exemption program, and seasonal access to minimize bycatch and effects 
on spawning (Georges Bank access areas and Elephant Trunk Area in 
2007). The Advisory Panel may also consider setting hard or target 
Total Allowable Catch (TAC) limits for open fishing areas. The priority 
recommendations will be reported to the Scallop Oversight Committee 
meeting on June 1, 2005.
    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 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.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days 
prior to the meeting dates.

    Dated: May 9, 2005.
Emily Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-2337 Filed 5-11-05; 8:45 am]
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