Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 69516-69517 [E5-6312]

Download as PDF 69516 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 220 / Wednesday, November 16, 2005 / Notices bulk pasta from Italy produced by Barilla which subsequently were repackaged in the United States into packages of five pounds or less for sale in the United States. See Anti– Circumvention Inquiry of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Pasta from Italy: Affirmative Final Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping Duty Order, 63 FR 54672 (October 13, 1998). 4. On October 26, 1998, the Department self–initiated a scope inquiry to determine whether a package weighing over five pounds as a result of allowable industry tolerances is within the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders. On May 24, 1999, we issued a final scope ruling finding that, effective October 26, 1998, pasta in packages weighing or labeled up to (and including) five pounds four ounces is within the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders. See Memorandum from John Brinkmann to Richard Moreland, dated May 24, 1999, which is available in the CRU. 5. On April 27, 2000, the Department self–initiated an anti–circumvention inquiry to determine whether Pastificio Fratelli Pagani S.p.A.’s importation of pasta in bulk and subsequent repackaging in the United States into packages of five pounds or less constitutes circumvention with respect to the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on pasta from Italy pursuant to section 781(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.225(b). See Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of Initiation of Anti– circumvention Inquiry of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 65 FR 26179 (May 5, 2000). On September 19, 2003, we published an affirmative finding of the anti– circumvention inquiry. See Anti– Circumvention Inquiry of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on Certain Pasta from Italy: Affirmative Final Determinations of Circumvention of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 68 FR 54888 (September 19, 2003). Rescission of Review The Department’s regulations at 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1) provide that the Department will rescind an administrative review, in part, if a party that requested a review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the requested review. Pastificio Antonio Pallante, S.r.L. withdrew its request for an administrative review on October 25, 2005, which is within the 90–day deadline, and no other party requested a review with respect to this company. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:39 Nov 15, 2005 Jkt 208001 Therefore, the Department is rescinding this administrative review, in part, for Pastificio Antonio Pallante, S.r.L. This notice is issued and published in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: November 8, 2005. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E5–6330 Filed 11–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 111005B] Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Law Enforcement Advisory Panel (LEAP) Meeting via Conference Call. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene its Law Enforcement Advisory Panel (LEAP) via Conference Call to approve the 2006 Operations Plan to the 2005–2010 Strategic Plan that outlines joint goals and objectives for state and Federal marine resource enforcement activities. DATES: The Conference Call will be held on Monday, December 5, 2005. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call and listening stations will be available. For specific locations see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Richard Leard, Deputy Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: 813– 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene its Law Enforcement Advisory Panel (LEAP) by conference call on December 5, 2005, at 4 p.m. EST. The purpose of the meeting is to approve the 2006 Operations Plan to the 2005–2010 Strategic Plan that outlines joint goals and objectives for state and federal marine resource enforcement activities. Once approved by the LEAP, the Operations Plan will be submitted to the Council for approval SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 at its January 2006 meeting. Listening stations for members of the public to hear the LEAP discussions will be set up at the Council office—2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607 and at the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission Office—2404 Government Street, Ocean Springs, MS 39564. A copy of the operations plan and related materials can be obtained by calling the Council office at 813–348– 1630. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Dawn Aring at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: November 10, 2005. Tracey Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–6311 Filed 11–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 111005C] Gulf of Mexico 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 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a public meeting of its Texas Habitat Protection Advisory Panel (AP). DATES: The Texas Habitat Protection AP will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2005. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Houston Hobby Airport, 8181 Airport Boulevard, Houston, TX 77061; telephone: 713–645–3000. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Rester, Habitat Specialist, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, Post Office Box 726, Ocean Springs, MS 39564; telephone 228–875–5912. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Texas Habitat Protection AP will convene to discuss the following topics: the SabineNeches waterway deepening project; the E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 220 / Wednesday, November 16, 2005 / Notices comprehensive restoration plan for west Galveston Island; changes to 316b of the Clean Water Act rules; potential fishery impacts of liquefied natural gas facilities; and the status of beneficial use sites in Galveston Bay. The Texas Habitat Protection AP is comprised of representatives from the recreational and commercial fishing groups, conservation organizations, academia, and state and federal resource agencies. The Texas group is part of a three unit Habitat Protection Advisory Panel (AP) of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. The principal role of the advisory panels is to assist the Council in attempting to maintain optimum conditions within the habitat and ecosystems supporting the marine resources of the Gulf of Mexico. Advisory panels serve as a first alert system to call to the Council’s attention proposed projects being developed and other activities which may adversely impact the Gulf marine fisheries and their supporting ecosystems. The panels may also provide advice to the Council on its policies and procedures for addressing environmental affairs. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the agendas may come before the AP for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Copies of the meeting agenda can be obtained by calling the Council office at 813–348–1630. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Dawn Aring at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: November 10, 2005. Tracey Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–6312 Filed 11–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:56 Nov 15, 2005 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 111005A] North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Notice of Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: 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 December 5 through 13, 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, December 5 and continue through Friday December 9. The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday December 5 and continue through Wednesday, December 7, 2005. The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, December 7, continuing through December 13, 2005. All meetings are open to the public except executive sessions. The Enforcement Committee will meet Tuesday, December 6 in the Willow Room, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to address enforcement aspects relevant to Council agenda items. The Ecosystem Committee will meet Tuesday, December 6 in the Birch Room, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to discuss the Council’s progress on the Aleutian Island Ecosystem plan initiatives and the progress on the broader ecosystem collaboration initiative. 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 NMFS Management Report (includes update on rockfish court case, Chiniak PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69517 Gully experiment, crab arbitration timing) U.S. Coast Guard Report Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) Report (includes Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) proposals and subsistence halibut report) U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Report Protected Species Report (Report on Right Whale critical habitat designation; Marine Mammal Commission update; Fishery Management Plan (FMP) level Biological Opinion update (BiOp)) 2. Halibut Charter: Consider action to rescind Halibut Charter Individual Fishery Quotas (IFQ) 3. Community Development Quotas (CDQ): Final action on Environmental Assessment/Regulatory Impact Review (EA/RIR) on management CDQ reserves; review of alternatives/options for revised Amendment 71. 4. BSAI Pacific Cod Allocations: Discuss Trawl catcher vessel eligibility options, action as necessary. 5. Gulf of Alaska (GOA) Groundfish Rationalization: Review preliminary community data; review other data and information and revise alternatives/ options as appropriate; review crab and salmon bycatch data, alternatives, and options, and take action as necessary, discussion paper on crew information. 6. Groundfish Management: Final review EA, review/approve GOA specifications and Stock Assessment Fishery Evaluation (SAFE) report, review/approve BSAI specifications and SAFE report; review discussion paper on BSAI pollock A-season start date; review strawman problem statement and discuss alternatives for Bering Sea Habitat Conservation/Essential Fish Habitat; Review BSAI salmon bycatch alternatives/options for closure areas. 7. Ecosystem Approaches: Report from interagency meeting and discussion of Aleutian Island Fishery Ecosystem Plan and Ecosystem Approach Management. 8. Staff Tasking: Committee and tasking; review discussion paper to change Maximum Retainable Amount (MRA) for the non-American Fisheries Act (AFA) catcher processor fleet, Vessel Monitor System (VMS) discussion. 9. Other Business The SSC agenda will include the following issues: 1. C–2 IFQ Omnibus 2. Groundfish Management 3. Review Scallop Assessment Methods 4. Chiniak research The Advisory Panel will address the same agenda issues as the Council (with the exception of C–1 Halibut Charter). Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 111005C]


Gulf of Mexico 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 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a 
public meeting of its Texas Habitat Protection Advisory Panel (AP).

DATES: The Texas Habitat Protection AP will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
on Tuesday, December 6, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Houston Hobby 
Airport, 8181 Airport Boulevard, Houston, TX 77061; telephone: 713-645-
3000.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 
North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Rester, Habitat Specialist, Gulf 
States Marine Fisheries Commission, Post Office Box 726, Ocean Springs, 
MS 39564; telephone 228-875-5912.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Texas Habitat Protection AP will convene 
to discuss the following topics: the Sabine-Neches waterway deepening 
project; the

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comprehensive restoration plan for west Galveston Island; changes to 
316b of the Clean Water Act rules; potential fishery impacts of 
liquefied natural gas facilities; and the status of beneficial use 
sites in Galveston Bay.
    The Texas Habitat Protection AP is comprised of representatives 
from the recreational and commercial fishing groups, conservation 
organizations, academia, and state and federal resource agencies. The 
Texas group is part of a three unit Habitat Protection Advisory Panel 
(AP) of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. The principal 
role of the advisory panels is to assist the Council in attempting to 
maintain optimum conditions within the habitat and ecosystems 
supporting the marine resources of the Gulf of Mexico. Advisory panels 
serve as a first alert system to call to the Council's attention 
proposed projects being developed and other activities which may 
adversely impact the Gulf marine fisheries and their supporting 
ecosystems. The panels may also provide advice to the Council on its 
policies and procedures for addressing environmental affairs.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the agendas may come 
before the AP for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens 
Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those 
issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. 
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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council's 
intent to take final action to address the emergency.
    Copies of the meeting agenda can be obtained by calling the Council 
office at 813-348-1630.

Special Accommodations

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

    Dated: November 10, 2005.
Tracey Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-6312 Filed 11-15-05; 8:45 am]
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