Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 3486 [E6-730]

Download as PDF 3486 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 14 / Monday, January 23, 2006 / Notices East, Seattle, WA 98112; telephone: 206–860–3200. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Stacey Miller, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC); telephone: 206–860–3480; or Mr. John DeVore, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: 503–820–2280. The purpose of this meeting is to review draft whiting stock assessment documents and any other pertinent stock information, work with the Stock Assessment Team to make necessary revisions to the draft whiting stock assessment, and produce a STAR Panel report for use by the Council family and other interested persons. No management actions will be decided by the STAR Panel. The STAR Panel’s role will be development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the Council at its March meeting in Seattle, Washington. Entry to the NWFSC requires visitors to show a valid picture ID and register with security. A visitor’s badge, which must be worn while at the NWFSC facility, will be issued to non-federal employees participating in the meeting. Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the STAR Panel meeting participants for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal STAR Panel meeting action during this meeting. STAR Panel 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 MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the STAR Panel meeting participants’ intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations erjones on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES 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. Dated: January 18, 2006. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–728 Filed 1–20–06; 8:45 am] VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:01 Jan 20, 2006 Jkt 208001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 011806E] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) and Groundfish Allocation Committee (Committee) will hold working meetings, which are open to the public. DATES: The GMT meeting will be held Monday, February 6, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. until business for the day is completed. The GMT will reconvene Tuesday, February 7, 2006 at 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., when both the GMT and Committee will meet until business for the day is completed. The GMT and Committee meeting will reconvene on Wednesday, February 8 and Thursday, February 9 at 8:30 a.m. each day until business for each day is completed. The GMT will reconvene on Friday, February 10, 2006 at 8:30 a.m. and continue until their business is completed. ADDRESSES: The GMT and Committee meetings will be held at the Red Lion Hotel—Convention Center, St. Johns Room, 1021 NE Grand Avenue, Portland, OR 97232. Telephone: 503– 235–2100. 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 and Committee meetings are to develop 2007–2008 Pacific Coast groundfish fishery allocation options and other management measure alternatives for analysis. The GMT and Committee will discuss the types of provisions that may be necessary to prevent further overfishing, to reduce bycatch of depleted species in the various groundfish fisheries, and to reduce bycatch in non-groundfish fisheries, while considering the needs of West Coast fishing communities. No management actions will be decided by the GMT or Committee. The GMT’s role and that of the Committee will be PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 development of recommendations and alternatives for analysis for consideration by the Council at its April 2006 meeting in Sacramento, California. Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the GMT or the Committee for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal GMT or Committee action during this meeting. GMT or Committee 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Committee’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. Dated: January 18, 2006. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–730 Filed 1–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 011806D] Western 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 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of the Hawaii-based members of the Council Bottomfish Plan Team (BPT) to consider alternatives to end bottomfish overfishing in the Main Hawaiian Islands. DATES: The meeting of the BPT will be held on February 8, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For specific times, and the agenda, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. The meeting of the BPT will be held at the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council conference room, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Hololulu, HI. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 14 (Monday, January 23, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 3486]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-730]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 011806E]


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Groundfish 
Management Team (GMT) and Groundfish Allocation Committee (Committee) 
will hold working meetings, which are open to the public.

DATES: The GMT meeting will be held Monday, February 6, 2006, from 8:30 
a.m. until business for the day is completed. The GMT will reconvene 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 at 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., when both the GMT 
and Committee will meet until business for the day is completed. The 
GMT and Committee meeting will reconvene on Wednesday, February 8 and 
Thursday, February 9 at 8:30 a.m. each day until business for each day 
is completed. The GMT will reconvene on Friday, February 10, 2006 at 
8:30 a.m. and continue until their business is completed.

ADDRESSES: The GMT and Committee meetings will be held at the Red Lion 
Hotel--Convention Center, St. Johns Room, 1021 NE Grand Avenue, 
Portland, OR 97232. Telephone: 503-235-2100.
    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 and Committee 
meetings are to develop 2007-2008 Pacific Coast groundfish fishery 
allocation options and other management measure alternatives for 
analysis. The GMT and Committee will discuss the types of provisions 
that may be necessary to prevent further overfishing, to reduce bycatch 
of depleted species in the various groundfish fisheries, and to reduce 
bycatch in non-groundfish fisheries, while considering the needs of 
West Coast fishing communities. No management actions will be decided 
by the GMT or Committee. The GMT's role and that of the Committee will 
be development of recommendations and alternatives for analysis for 
consideration by the Council at its April 2006 meeting in Sacramento, 
California.
    Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before the GMT or the Committee for discussion, those issues 
may not be the subject of formal GMT or Committee action during this 
meeting. GMT or Committee 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 
provided the public has been notified of the Committee'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.

    Dated: January 18, 2006.
Emily Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-730 Filed 1-20-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-S