New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 11406 [E6-3156]

Download as PDF 11406 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 44 / Tuesday, March 7, 2006 / Notices scheduling a public meetings of its Monkfish Advisory Panel and Monkfish Oversight Committee in March, 2006 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from these groups will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: These meetings will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. and Friday, March 24, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: These meetings will be held at the Holiday Inn, One Newbury Street, Peabody, MA 01960; telephone: (978) 535–4600; fax: (978) 535–8238. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The schedules and agendas for the meetings are as follows: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 1. Thursday, March 23, 2006; Monkfish Advisory Panel meeting. The advisory panel will review the monkfish stock status and rebuilding program, as well as other information and recommendations developed by the Monkfish Plan Development Team. In addition to developing recommendations to the Monkfish Committee on approaches to meet the stock rebuilding goals by 2009, the advisors will identify and discuss other issues for consideration in Framework 4 and, to the extent possible at this time, outline management approaches to address those concerns. The Panel’s recommendations will be forwarded to the Monkfish Committee and the Council at their respective upcoming meetings. 2. Friday, March 24, 2006; Monkfish Oversight Committee meeting. The committee will review the monkfish stock status and rebuilding program, as well as other information and recommendations developed by the Monkfish Plan Development Team. The Committee will also review and discuss the recommendations and proposals developed by the Monkfish Advisory Panel. In addition to outlining management approaches to meet the stock rebuilding goals by 2009 for consideration by the Council, the Committee will identify and discuss other issues for consideration in Framework 4 and, to the extent possible at this time, outline management approaches to address those concerns. The Committee’s recommendations will VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:39 Mar 06, 2006 Jkt 208001 be reported to the Council at its April 4–5 meeting. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s 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 Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 2, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–3155 Filed 3–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 030206A] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Committee in March, 2006 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, March 31, 2006, at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, One Thuber Street, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 734–9600; fax: (401) 734–9700. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The committee will review public comments received during scoping for Scallop Amendment 11. The Committee will also review input from both the Scallop and General Category Scallop Advisory Panels about the scope of Amendment 11. The committee will review and recommend for Council consideration goals and objectives for Amendment 11. The committee will begin development alternatives for consideration in the Amendment 11 Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS), including, but not limited to, identifying an appropriate range of resource allocation between the limited access and general category scallop fisheries and potential qualification criteria for a limited entry program for the general category fishery and will identify research priorities for the research set-aside program for fishing year 2007. The committee may consider other topics at their discretion. 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 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, at 978– 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 2, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 030206A]


New England 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 New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Committee in March, 2006 to 
consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive 
economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to 
the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, March 31, 2006, at 9 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, One 
Thuber Street, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 734-9600; fax: (401) 
734-9700.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The committee will review public comments 
received during scoping for Scallop Amendment 11. The Committee will 
also review input from both the Scallop and General Category Scallop 
Advisory Panels about the scope of Amendment 11. The committee will 
review and recommend for Council consideration goals and objectives for 
Amendment 11. The committee will begin development alternatives for 
consideration in the Amendment 11 Draft Supplemental Environmental 
Impact Statement (DSEIS), including, but not limited to, identifying an 
appropriate range of resource allocation between the limited access and 
general category scallop fisheries and potential qualification criteria 
for a limited entry program for the general category fishery and will 
identify research priorities for the research set-aside program for 
fishing year 2007. The committee may consider other topics at their 
discretion.
    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 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 Act, provided the public has 
been notified of the Council'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 Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, at 978-465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: March 2, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-3156 Filed 3-6-06; 8:45 am]
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