Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 11192 [E6-3101]

Download as PDF 11192 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 43 / Monday, March 6, 2006 / Notices for an orderly and compensated allocation shift from the longline sector to the charter sector, including the use of a charter stamp, which would generate funds to pay for management of the charter fishery and to buy longline shares to be converted into the charter allocation; i. Exploration of delegation of some management aspects of the halibut sport fishery, including the charter sector, to the State of Alaska. A second alternative would be a modified Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) program, including, but not be limited to: 1. The elements of the previously proposed (2001) charter Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) program; 2. A modified IFQ program, including, but not be limited to, addressing potential legal vulnerabilities that may exist in the 2001 IFQ program. Such approaches might include a ‘‘leveling’’ plan, other effort based mechanisms to update 1998 and 1999 history, new history approaches, an effort based transferable seat program, or other options; 3. Subdivision of Area 2C and 3A into smaller geographic sub-districts, including time certain establishment of LAMPs; 4. The use of a moratorium or control date of December 9, 2006; and 5. Other elements to be identified by the committee. 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. 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AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a public workshop on the development of the analysis for the groundfish trawl individual quota program alternatives to be considered by the Council. DATES: The public workshop will begin Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at 10 a.m. and may go into the evening if necessary to complete business for the day; reconvene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2006, continuing until business for the day is completed; and reconvene at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday April 20, 2006, continuing until 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Oak Room, 7900 NE 82nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97220; telephone: (503) 460–3000. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jim Seger, Staff Officer (Economist); telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the workshop is to review and receive comments from the public and Council advisory bodies on the first stage of the draft analytical package being developed by Northern Economics Incorporated to support the Council’s consideration of individual quotas for the West Coast groundfish trawl fishery. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this workshop agenda may be discussed, 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 Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 022806E]


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a 
public workshop on the development of the analysis for the groundfish 
trawl individual quota program alternatives to be considered by the 
Council.

DATES: The public workshop will begin Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at 10 
a.m. and may go into the evening if necessary to complete business for 
the day; reconvene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2006, 
continuing until business for the day is completed; and reconvene at 
8:30 a.m. on Thursday April 20, 2006, continuing until 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Oak 
Room, 7900 NE 82nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97220; telephone: (503) 460-
3000.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jim Seger, Staff Officer 
(Economist); telephone: (503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the workshop is to review and 
receive comments from the public and Council advisory bodies on the 
first stage of the draft analytical package being developed by Northern 
Economics Incorporated to support the Council's consideration of 
individual quotas for the West Coast groundfish trawl fishery.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this workshop agenda 
may be discussed, 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 Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 
provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final 
action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    The 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 5 
days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: March 1, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-3101 Filed 3-3-06; 8:45 am]
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