New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 13813-13814 [E6-3897]

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AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) VMS/ Enforcement Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, April 3, 2006 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Mystic Hotel, 20 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT 06355; telephone: (860)572– 0731. 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 items of discussion in the committee’s agenda are as follows: 1. Discuss information with respect to enforcement techniques used to measure mesh size, and make recommendations to the Council at its April 4–5, 2006 meeting. 2. Other business. 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 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. SUMMARY: Special Accommodations BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 [I.D. 031306C] 13813 This meeting is physically accessible to people withdisabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 031406C] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a two-day Council meeting on April 4–5, 2006 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4 and 5, 2006, beginning at 8:30 a.m. each day. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Hotel, 20 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT 06355; telephone (860) 572– 0731. Requests for special accommodations should be addressed to the New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone (978) 465–0492. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council, (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Tuesday, April 4, 2006 Following introductions, the Council will receive reports from the Council Chairman and Executive Director, the NMFS Regional Administrator, Northeast Fisheries Science Center and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council liaisons, NOAA General Counsel and representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard, NMFS Enforcement and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. During this morning session, the Council will review a report from its Enforcement Committee and may consider action on net measuring procedures for trawl gear used in the groundfish and other fisheries and net stowage requirements that relate to the enforcement of fisheries regulations. This report will be followed by a briefing from the Standard Bycatch Reporting Methodology (SBRM) E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 13814 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 52 / Friday, March 17, 2006 / Notices Committee on progress to date on the development of an amendment to implement an SBRM process across all NEFMC fishery management plans (FMPs). There will be an open public comment period to address items not listed on the agenda prior to a lunch break. During the afternoon session the Council will review and approve a range of essential fish habitat designation alternatives for inclusion in its EFH Omnibus Amendment. This will be followed by Council approval of a scoping document for a Northeast Multispecies FMP amendment to consider limited access, hard Total Allowable Catches (TACs) and dedicated access privileges in the small mesh multispecies fisheries for whiting, red hake and offshore hake. Wednesday, April 5, 2006 During the morning session of the meeting, the Council will review preliminary analyses for a groundfish total allowable catch management program that was discussed at its January meeting in Portland, ME. The Council will then review scoping comments and approve goals and objectives for Amendment 11 to the Sea Scallop FMP. It also will provide guidance to the Scallop Committee on the development of alternatives. The alternatives may include resource allocation options involving the limited access and general category scallop fisheries and potential qualification criteria for a limited entry program for general category vessels. The Council will initiate action on Framework Adjustment 4 to the Monkfish FMP and provide guidance on the development of management alternatives. Finally, the Research Steering Committee will report on its discussions concerning 2006 research priorities and recommendations on several cooperative research final reports. The committee also will provide additional comments and recommendations on the process to review final reports. Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subjects of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 that 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:52 Mar 16, 2006 Jkt 208001 sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: March 14, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–3897 Filed 3–16–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 031306D] National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Fishery Management Council; April 2–7, 2006 Council Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings. The Council and its advisory entities will meet April 2–7, 2006. The Council meeting will begin on Monday, April 3, at 3 p.m., reconvening each day through Friday. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Monday, April 3 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel Sacramento, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento, CA 95819; telephone: 916–929–8855. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director; telephone: 503–820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order: A. Call to Order 1. Opening Remarks and Introductions 2. Roll Call 3. Executive Director’s Report 4. Approve Agenda B. Administrative Matters 1. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes 2. Future Council Meeting Agenda Planning DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3. Status Report on Draft Regional Operating Agreements for Regulatory Streamlining 4. Appointments to Advisory Bodies, Standing Committees, and Other Forum, Including any Necessary Changes to Council Operating Procedures 5. Council Three-Meeting Outlook, Draft June 2006 Council Meeting Agenda, and Workload Priorities C. Habitat 1. Current Habitat Issues D. Pacific Halibut Management 1. Incidental Catch Regulations for the Salmon Troll and Fixed Gear Sablefish Fisheries E. Salmon Management 1. Identification of Stocks Not Meeting Conservation Objectives 2. Tentative Adoption of 2006 Ocean Salmon Management Measures for Analysis 3. Methodology Review Process and Preliminary Topic Selection for 2006 4. Role of the Klamath Fisheries Management Council 5. Clarify Council Direction for 2006 Ocean Salmon Management Measures (if Needed) 7. Final Action on 2006 Ocean Salmon Management Measures 8. Clarify Final Action on 2006 Ocean Salmon Management Measures (if Needed) F. Groundfish Management 1. Management Specifications for 2007–2008 Groundfish Fisheries 2. NMFS Report 3. Stock Assessment Planning for the 2009–2010 Fishing Season 4. Status of 2006 Groundfish Fisheries and Consideration of Inseason Adjustments 5. Part I of Management Measures for 2007–2008 Groundfish Fisheries 6. Part II of Management Measures for 2007–2008 Groundfish Fisheries 7. Final Consideration of 2006 Inseason Adjustments G. Highly Migratory Species Management 1. Bigeye Tuna Overfishing Response 2. Albacore Management Measures 3. NMFS Report H. Enforcement Issues 1. U.S. Coast Guard Report on Implementation of the Automatic Identification and Vessel Monitoring Systems I. Marine Protected Areas (MPA) 1. Fishery Regulation in MPAs within the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary through Magnuson-Stevens Act and State Management Authority 2. Final Council Recommendation on Consultation Procedures for Fishing Regulations in National Marine Sanctuaries SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY MEETINGS E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 031406C]


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold 
a two-day Council meeting on April 4-5, 2006 to consider actions 
affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4 and 
5, 2006, beginning at 8:30 a.m. each day.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Hotel, 20 Coogan 
Boulevard, Mystic, CT 06355; telephone (860) 572-0731. Requests for 
special accommodations should be addressed to the New England Fishery 
Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; 
telephone (978) 465-0492.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Tuesday, April 4, 2006
    Following introductions, the Council will receive reports from the 
Council Chairman and Executive Director, the NMFS Regional 
Administrator, Northeast Fisheries Science Center and Mid-Atlantic 
Fishery Management Council liaisons, NOAA General Counsel and 
representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard, NMFS Enforcement and the 
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. During this morning 
session, the Council will review a report from its Enforcement 
Committee and may consider action on net measuring procedures for trawl 
gear used in the groundfish and other fisheries and net stowage 
requirements that relate to the enforcement of fisheries regulations. 
This report will be followed by a briefing from the Standard Bycatch 
Reporting Methodology (SBRM)

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Committee on progress to date on the development of an amendment to 
implement an SBRM process across all NEFMC fishery management plans 
(FMPs). There will be an open public comment period to address items 
not listed on the agenda prior to a lunch break. During the afternoon 
session the Council will review and approve a range of essential fish 
habitat designation alternatives for inclusion in its EFH Omnibus 
Amendment. This will be followed by Council approval of a scoping 
document for a Northeast Multispecies FMP amendment to consider limited 
access, hard Total Allowable Catches (TACs) and dedicated access 
privileges in the small mesh multispecies fisheries for whiting, red 
hake and offshore hake.
Wednesday, April 5, 2006
    During the morning session of the meeting, the Council will review 
preliminary analyses for a groundfish total allowable catch management 
program that was discussed at its January meeting in Portland, ME. The 
Council will then review scoping comments and approve goals and 
objectives for Amendment 11 to the Sea Scallop FMP. It also will 
provide guidance to the Scallop Committee on the development of 
alternatives. The alternatives may include resource allocation options 
involving the limited access and general category scallop fisheries and 
potential qualification criteria for a limited entry program for 
general category vessels. The Council will initiate action on Framework 
Adjustment 4 to the Monkfish FMP and provide guidance on the 
development of management alternatives. Finally, the Research Steering 
Committee will report on its discussions concerning 2006 research 
priorities and recommendations on several cooperative research final 
reports. The committee also will provide additional comments and 
recommendations on the process to review final reports.
    Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda 
may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be 
the subjects of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 that 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 (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days 
prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: March 14, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-3897 Filed 3-16-06; 8:45 am]
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