Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings and Hearings, 76783-76784 [E5-7988]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 248 / Wednesday, December 28, 2005 / Notices Point Way NE, Building 9, Seattle, WA; and 3. January 23, 2006, 5 – 8 p.m., Hilton Anchorage, 501 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK. Comments will be accepted at these meetings as well as during the scoping period, and can be mailed to NMFS by February 13, 2006 (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). NMFS will consider all comments received during the comment period. All hardcopy submissions must be unbound, on paper no larger than 8 1/ 2 by 11 inches (216 by 279 mm), and suitable for copying and electronic scanning. NMFS requests that you include in your comments: (1) Your name and address; (2) Whether or not you would like to receive a copy of the Draft EIS; and (3) Any background documents to support your comments as you feel necessary. Special Accommodations These meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Tammy Adams or Andrew Wright, 301– 713–2289 (voice) or 301–427–2583 (fax), at least 5 days before the scheduled meeting date. Dated: December 20, 2005. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–7989 Filed 12–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 121905E] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings/Workshop National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a public workshop to review and critique its groundfish stock assessment process in 2005. DATES: The Groundfish Stock Assessment Process Review Workshop will commence at 8 a.m., Friday, January 13, 2006, and continue until business for the day is completed. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:37 Dec 27, 2005 Jkt 208001 The Groundfish Stock Assessment Process Review Workshop meeting will be held at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Columbian A Room, 8235 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220; telephone: (503) 281–2500. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 N.E. Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220–1384; telephone: (503) 820– 2280. ADDRESSES: Mr. John DeVore, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820–2280. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The purpose of the Groundfish Stock Assessment Process Review Workshop is for participants in the Council’s 2005 stock assessment process to consider the procedures used in 2005 to assess and update groundfish stock abundance and develop recommendations for improving the process for future assessments. No management actions will be decided in this workshop. Any recommendations developed at the workshop will be submitted for consideration by the Council at its March meeting in Seattle, WA. Although non-emergency issues not identified in the workshop agenda may come before the workshop participants for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this workshop. Formal action at the workshop 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 workshop participants’ intent to take final action to address the emergency. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations This workshop 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 5 days prior to the workshop date. Dated: December 21, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–7851 Filed 12–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S PO 00000 76783 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 122005A] 50 CFR Part 660 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings and Hearings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), NationalOceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability of reports; public meetings, and hearings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) has begun its annual preseason management process for the 2006 ocean salmon fisheries. This document announces the availability of Council documents as well as the dates and locations of Council meetings and public hearings comprising the Council’s complete schedule of events for determining the annual proposed and final modifications to ocean salmon fishery management measures. The agendas for the March and April Council meetings will be published in subsequent Federal Register documents prior to the actual meetings. DATES: Written comments on the salmon management options must be received by March 28, 2006, at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. ADDRESSES: Documents will be available from and written comments should be sent to Mr. Donald Hansen, Chairman, Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220–1384, telephone: 503–820–2280 (voice) or 503–820–2299 (fax). Comments can also be submitted via e-mail at PFMC.comments@noaa.gov address, or through the internet at the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments, and include the I.D. number in the subject line of the message. For specific meeting and hearing locations, see supplementary information. Council Address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chuck Tracy, telephone: 503–820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Schedule for Document Completion and Availability February 28, 2005: ‘‘Review of 2005 Ocean Salmon Fisheries’’ and Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 76784 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 248 / Wednesday, December 28, 2005 / Notices ‘‘Preseason Report I-Stock Abundance Analysis for 2006 Ocean Salmon Fisheries’’ will be available to the public from the Council office and posted on the Council website at http:// www.pcouncil.org. March 21, 2006: ‘‘Preseason Report IIAnalysis of Proposed Regulatory Options for 2006 Ocean Salmon Fisheries’’ and public hearing schedule will be mailed to the public and posted on the Council website at http:// www.pcouncil.org. The report will include a description of the adopted salmon management options and a summary of their biological and economic impacts. April 21, 2006: Council adopted ocean salmon fishing management measures will be posted on the Council website at http://www.pcouncil.org. May 1, 2006: Federal regulations will be implemented and ‘‘Preseason Report III-Analysis of Council-Adopted Ocean Salmon Management Measures for 2006 Ocean Salmon Fisheries’’ will be available from the Council office and posted on the Council web site at http:// www.pcouncil.org. wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Meetings and Hearings January 17–20, 2006: The Salmon Technical Team (STT) will meet at the Council office in a public work session to draft ‘‘Review of 2005 Ocean Salmon Fisheries’’ and to consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2006 ocean salmon fisheries. February 7–10, 2006: The STT will meet at the Council office in a public work session to draft ‘‘Preseason Report I-Stock Abundance Analysis for 2006 Ocean Salmon Fisheries’’ and to consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2006 ocean salmon fisheries. March 5–10, 2006: The Council and advisory entities will meet at the Seattle Marriott Hotel, Sea Tac, 3201 S. 176th Street, Seattle, WA 98188 Phone: 206– 241–2000, to adopt the 2006 salmon management options for public review. March 27–28, 2006: Public hearings will be held to receive comments on the proposed ocean salmon fishery management options adopted by the Council. All public hearings begin at 7 p.m. at the following locations: March 27, 2006: Chateau Westport, Beach Room, 710 W Hancock, Westport, WA 98595, telephone 360–268–9101. March 27, 2006: Red Lion Hotel, South Umpqua Room, 1313 N Bayshore Drive, Coos Bay, OR 97420, telephone 541–267–4141. March 28, 2006: Flamingo Hotel, Flamingo Ballroom, 2777 Fourth Street, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:37 Dec 27, 2005 Jkt 208001 Santa Rosa, CA 95405, telephone 707– 545–8530. April 3–7, 2006: Council and advisory entities meet at the Doubletree Hotel Sacramento, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento, CA 95815, Phone: 916– 929–8855, to adopt 2006 management measures for implementation by NMFS. April 4, 2006: Testimony on the management options is taken during the Council meeting at the Doubletree Hotel Sacramento, Sacramento, CA. Although non emergency issues not contained in the STT meeting agendas may come before the STT for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal STT action during these meetings. STT action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and to any issues arising after publication of this document requiring emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the STT’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The 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 (voice), or 503–820– 2299 (fax) at least five days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et. seq. Dated: December 22, 2005. Alan D. Risenhoover Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–7988 Filed 12–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Wool Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in Belarus December 21, 2005. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA). ACTION: Issuing a directive to the Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection adjusting limits. AGENCY: December 28, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ross Arnold, International Trade Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482– EFFECTIVE DATE: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4212. For information on the quota status of these limits, refer to the Quota Status Reports posted on the bulletin boards of each Customs port, call (202) 344-2650, or refer to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection website at http://www.cbp.gov. For information on embargoes and quota re-openings, refer to the Office of Textiles and Apparel website at http:// otexa.ita.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1854); Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended. The current limits for certain categories are being adjusted for swing pursuant to paragraph 5(A) of the Memorandum of Understanding agreement between the governments of the Republic of Belarus and the United States. A description of the textile and apparel categories in terms of HTS numbers is available in the CORRELATION: Textile and Apparel Categories with the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States. See 69 FR 57270 (September 24, 2004). James C. Leonard III, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements December 21, 2005. Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC 20229. Dear Commissioner: This directive amends, but does not cancel, the directive issued to you on September 20, 2004, by the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. That directive concerns imports of certain wool and manmade fiber textile products, produced or manufactured in Belarus and exported during the twelve-month period which began on January 1, 2005 and extends through December 31, 2005. Effective on December 28, 2005, you are directed to adjust the limits for the following categories, pursuant to paragraph 5(A) of the Memorandum of Understanding agreement between the Governments of the United States and Belarus, dated January 10, 2003, as amended May 13, 2004: Category 435 ........................... 448 ........................... Twelve-month restraint limit 1 72,099 dozen. 28,943 dozen. 1 The limits have not been adjusted to account for any imports exported after December 31, 2004. The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements has determined that these actions fall within the foreign affairs E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 122005A]

50 CFR Part 660


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings and Hearings

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

ACTION: Notice of availability of reports; public meetings, and 
hearings.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) has begun its 
annual preseason management process for the 2006 ocean salmon 
fisheries. This document announces the availability of Council 
documents as well as the dates and locations of Council meetings and 
public hearings comprising the Council's complete schedule of events 
for determining the annual proposed and final modifications to ocean 
salmon fishery management measures. The agendas for the March and April 
Council meetings will be published in subsequent Federal Register 
documents prior to the actual meetings.

DATES: Written comments on the salmon management options must be 
received by March 28, 2006, at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time.

ADDRESSES: Documents will be available from and written comments should 
be sent to Mr. Donald Hansen, Chairman, Pacific Fishery Management 
Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220-1384, 
telephone: 503-820-2280 (voice) or 503-820-2299 (fax). Comments can 
also be submitted via e-mail at PFMC.comments@noaa.gov address, or 
through the internet at the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://
www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments, 
and include the I.D. number in the subject line of the message. For 
specific meeting and hearing locations, see supplementary information.
    Council Address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chuck Tracy, telephone: 503-820-
2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Schedule for Document Completion and Availability

    February 28, 2005: ``Review of 2005 Ocean Salmon Fisheries'' and

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``Preseason Report I-Stock Abundance Analysis for 2006 Ocean Salmon 
Fisheries'' will be available to the public from the Council office and 
posted on the Council website at http://www.pcouncil.org.
    March 21, 2006: ``Preseason Report II-Analysis of Proposed 
Regulatory Options for 2006 Ocean Salmon Fisheries'' and public hearing 
schedule will be mailed to the public and posted on the Council website 
at http://www.pcouncil.org. The report will include a description of 
the adopted salmon management options and a summary of their biological 
and economic impacts.
    April 21, 2006: Council adopted ocean salmon fishing management 
measures will be posted on the Council website at http://
www.pcouncil.org.
    May 1, 2006: Federal regulations will be implemented and 
``Preseason Report III-Analysis of Council-Adopted Ocean Salmon 
Management Measures for 2006 Ocean Salmon Fisheries'' will be available 
from the Council office and posted on the Council web site at http://
www.pcouncil.org.

Meetings and Hearings

    January 17-20, 2006: The Salmon Technical Team (STT) will meet at 
the Council office in a public work session to draft ``Review of 2005 
Ocean Salmon Fisheries'' and to consider any other estimation or 
methodology issues pertinent to the 2006 ocean salmon fisheries.
    February 7-10, 2006: The STT will meet at the Council office in a 
public work session to draft ``Preseason Report I-Stock Abundance 
Analysis for 2006 Ocean Salmon Fisheries'' and to consider any other 
estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2006 ocean salmon 
fisheries.
    March 5-10, 2006: The Council and advisory entities will meet at 
the Seattle Marriott Hotel, Sea Tac, 3201 S. 176th Street, Seattle, WA 
98188 Phone: 206-241-2000, to adopt the 2006 salmon management options 
for public review.
    March 27-28, 2006: Public hearings will be held to receive comments 
on the proposed ocean salmon fishery management options adopted by the 
Council. All public hearings begin at 7 p.m. at the following 
locations:
    March 27, 2006: Chateau Westport, Beach Room, 710 W Hancock, 
Westport, WA 98595, telephone 360-268-9101.
    March 27, 2006: Red Lion Hotel, South Umpqua Room, 1313 N Bayshore 
Drive, Coos Bay, OR 97420, telephone 541-267-4141.
    March 28, 2006: Flamingo Hotel, Flamingo Ballroom, 2777 Fourth 
Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95405, telephone 707-545-8530.
    April 3-7, 2006: Council and advisory entities meet at the 
Doubletree Hotel Sacramento, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento, CA 95815, 
Phone: 916-929-8855, to adopt 2006 management measures for 
implementation by NMFS.
    April 4, 2006: Testimony on the management options is taken during 
the Council meeting at the Doubletree Hotel Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.
    Although non emergency issues not contained in the STT meeting 
agendas may come before the STT for discussion, those issues may not be 
the subject of formal STT action during these meetings. STT action will 
be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and 
to any issues arising after publication of this document requiring 
emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified 
of the STT's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    The 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 (voice), or 
503-820-2299 (fax) at least five days prior to the meeting date.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et. seq.

    Dated: December 22, 2005.
Alan D. Risenhoover
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-7988 Filed 12-27-05; 8:45 am]
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