New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 55113 [E5-5124]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 181 / Tuesday, September 20, 2005 / Notices office. The election of Council Officers will occur from 1:30–1:45 p.m. From 1:45 -4 p.m., the Council will meet to adopt dogfish specifications for the 2006/2007 fishing year. From 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m., the Council will receive a presentation from NMFS officials regarding its proposed rule to consolidate its Atlantic Highly Migratory Species FMP. An Ecosystems Scoping meeting will be held from 7 -8 p.m. On Wednesday, October 5, the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, Butterfish Committee will meet from 8–11 a.m. The Council will convene at 11 a.m. to address Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass issues and conduct its regular business activities. On Thursday, October 6, the Executive Committee will meet from 8– 9 a.m. and the Council will convene at 9 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m. to receive third party reports and presentations, and address any continuing or new 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 M. Jan Saunders at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: September 14, 2005. Alan D. Risenhoover, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–5121 Filed 9–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 091405A] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:53 Sep 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 ACTION: Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2005, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn, 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA 02048; telephone: (508) 339-2200. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978)465-0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion in the committee’s agenda are as follows: Wednesday, October 5, 2005 The committee will meet to continue development of Framework Adjustment 42 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. The Committee will review the results of recent groundfish assessments and will consider changes to management measures that may be necessary to achieve Amendment 13 mortality objectives. These changes may include, but are not limited to, changes in days-at-sea, closed areas, possession limits, or gear requirements. Changes may be considered to the regulations for both commercial and recreational vessels. The committee will consider a report from the Groundfish Plan Development Team when developing these alternatives. The Committee’s decisions will be forwarded to the Council at a future 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. 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 date. PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55113 Dated: September 14, 2005. Alan D. Risenhoover, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–5124 Filed 9–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 091405B] North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Notice of Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of meetings of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and its advisory committees. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will hold public meetings October 5 through 11, 2005, at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK. DATES: The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m., Monday, October 3 and continue through Friday October 7, 2005. The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday October 3 and continue through Wednesday, October 5, 2005. The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, October 5, continuing through October 11, 2005. All meetings are open to the public except executive sessions. The Enforcement Committee will meet Tuesday, October 4, from 1 to 5 pm. ADDRESSES: Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Council staff, Phone: 907–271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Council Plenary Session The agenda for the Council’s plenary session will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. 1. Reports Executive Director’s Report (including report on freezer longline buyback and report on SSC operations per peer review requirements) E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 091405A]


New England Fishery Management Council; Public 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 New England Fishery Management Council's (Council) 
Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting 
New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2005, from 9 
a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn, 31 Hampshire 
Street, Mansfield, MA 02048; telephone: (508) 339-2200.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978)465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion in the committee's 
agenda are as follows:

Wednesday, October 5, 2005

    The committee will meet to continue development of Framework 
Adjustment 42 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. 
The Committee will review the results of recent groundfish assessments 
and will consider changes to management measures that may be necessary 
to achieve Amendment 13 mortality objectives. These changes may 
include, but are not limited to, changes in days-at-sea, closed areas, 
possession limits, or gear requirements. Changes may be considered to 
the regulations for both commercial and recreational vessels. The 
committee will consider a report from the Groundfish Plan Development 
Team when developing these alternatives. The Committee's decisions will 
be forwarded to the Council at a future 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.

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 date.

    Dated: September 14, 2005.
Alan D. Risenhoover,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-5124 Filed 9-19-05; 8:45 am]
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