Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 55618 [E5-5151]

Download as PDF 55618 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 183 / Thursday, September 22, 2005 / Notices the STT and SSC on proposed changes to methods used to manage ocean salmon fisheries, and to review documentation of the Fishery Regulation Assessment Model (FRAM). Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas may come before the STT and the SSC subcommittee 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 five days prior to the meeting date. Dated: September 16, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–5148 Filed 9–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 091605B] 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 Tuesday, October 11, 2005, from 1 p.m. until business for the day is completed. The GMT meeting will reconvene Wednesday, October 12 through Friday, October 14, from 8:30 a.m. until business for the day is completed. The GMT meeting will be held at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Western Regional Center’s Sand Point Facility, VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:53 Sep 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 Northwest Region Office, Building 1, Northwest Region Conference Room, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115–0070, (206) 526–6150. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon 97220–1384. ADDRESSES: Mr. John DeVore, Groundfish Management Coordinator; telephone: 503–820–2280. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The purpose of the GMT meeting is to discuss groundfish management measures in place for the fall and winter months and consider inseason adjustments to ongoing West Coast groundfish fisheries; review new groundfish stock assessments and rebuilding analyses for depleted groundfish species; develop a range of recommended 2007–2008 harvest specifications for groundfish stocks and stock complexes; develop a recommended range of preliminary management measures for 2007–2008 groundfish fisheries; discuss and recommend implementation strategies and draft amendatory language for Groundfish Fishery Management Plan (FMP) Amendment 18; discuss and recommend draft amendatory language for FMP Amendment 19 (specifying measures to protect West Coast groundfish essential fish habitat); discuss and recommend regulations for protecting West Coast groundfish essential fish habitat; discuss and consider recommendations for 2006 management measures for spiny dogfish and Pacific cod; discuss and consider recommendations for 2006 exempted fishing permit applications; discuss and consider recommendations for a final preferred alternative for expanding the groundfish vessel monitoring system; 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 the Council at its November meeting in San Diego, California. Although non-emergency 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 ) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 five days prior to the meeting date. Entry to the NOAA Western Regional Center’s Sand Point Facility requires visitors to show a valid picture ID and register with security. A visitor’s badge, which must be worn while at the NOAA Western Regional Center’s Facility, will be issued to non-Federal employees participating in the meeting. Dated: September 16, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–5151 Filed 9–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 091605A] 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 (Council) will hold its Crustaceans Plan Team (CPT) meeting in Honolulu, HI. (see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific times, dates, and agenda items). ADDRESSES: The CPT meeting will be held at the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council Office, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813. The meeting of the CPT will be held on October 4, 2005, from 1 – 5 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808)522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CPT will meet on October 4, 2005 to discuss the following agenda items: 1. Introductions 2. Review of Last Plan Team Meeting and Recommendations 3. Main Hawaiian Island Lobster Resource Assessment 4. Northwestern Hawaiian Island Spiny Lobster Population Assessment 5. Update on Lobster Research Activities DATES: E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 183 (Thursday, September 22, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 55618]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-5151]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 091605B]


Pacific 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 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 Tuesday, October 11, 2005, from 1 
p.m. until business for the day is completed. The GMT meeting will 
reconvene Wednesday, October 12 through Friday, October 14, from 8:30 
a.m. until business for the day is completed. The GMT meeting will be 
held at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 
Western Regional Center's Sand Point Facility, Northwest Region Office, 
Building 1, Northwest Region Conference Room, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, 
Seattle, WA 98115-0070, (206) 526-6150.

ADDRESSES: 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 fall and winter months 
and consider inseason adjustments to ongoing West Coast groundfish 
fisheries; review new groundfish stock assessments and rebuilding 
analyses for depleted groundfish species; develop a range of 
recommended 2007-2008 harvest specifications for groundfish stocks and 
stock complexes; develop a recommended range of preliminary management 
measures for 2007-2008 groundfish fisheries; discuss and recommend 
implementation strategies and draft amendatory language for Groundfish 
Fishery Management Plan (FMP) Amendment 18; discuss and recommend draft 
amendatory language for FMP Amendment 19 (specifying measures to 
protect West Coast groundfish essential fish habitat); discuss and 
recommend regulations for protecting West Coast groundfish essential 
fish habitat; discuss and consider recommendations for 2006 management 
measures for spiny dogfish and Pacific cod; discuss and consider 
recommendations for 2006 exempted fishing permit applications; discuss 
and consider recommendations for a final preferred alternative for 
expanding the groundfish vessel monitoring system; 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 the Council at its November 
meeting in San Diego, California.
    Although non-emergency 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 ) 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 five 
days prior to the meeting date.
    Entry to the NOAA Western Regional Center's Sand Point Facility 
requires visitors to show a valid picture ID and register with 
security. A visitor's badge, which must be worn while at the NOAA 
Western Regional Center's Facility, will be issued to non-Federal 
employees participating in the meeting.

    Dated: September 16, 2005.
Emily Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
 [FR Doc. E5-5151 Filed 9-21-05; 8:45 am]
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