New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 38864 [E6-10733]

Download as PDF 38864 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 131 / Monday, July 10, 2006 / Notices New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting 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. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. Dated: July 5, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–10733 Filed 7–7–06; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 070506F] sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Research Steering Committee in July, 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: This meeting will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held at the Sheraton Colonial, One Audubon Road, Wakefield, MA 01880: telephone: (781) 245–9300; fax: (781) 245–0842. 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 Research Steering Committee will conduct a management review of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute’s ongoing efforts to conduct and coordinate a Northeast Regional Cod Tagging Program. Team member final reports will be discussed along with several other cod-related final reports made available through the Northeast Consortium. Additional reports may be added to the agenda. The results of the Research Steering Committee discussions will be forwarded to the full Council for consideration at its September meeting. 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. 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AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Ad Hoc Salmon Amendment Committee (SAC) will hold a meeting to review a preliminary draft Environmental Assessment for an amendment to the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan (FMP) addressing the issue of de minimis ocean fisheries during periods of depressed Klamath River fall Chinook stock status. The SAC will discuss preliminary analyses of the alternatives and initiate discussions to recommend a preferred alternative for the Council’s September 11–15, 2006 meeting in Foster City, CA. The SAC meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, August 9, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Council office, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220– 1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chuck Tracy, Salmon Management Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council; (503) 820–2280. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 070506F]


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Research Steering Committee in July, 
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: This meeting will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2006 at 9:30 
a.m.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held at the Sheraton Colonial, One 
Audubon Road, Wakefield, MA 01880: telephone: (781) 245-9300; fax: 
(781) 245-0842.
    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 Research Steering Committee will conduct 
a management review of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute's ongoing 
efforts to conduct and coordinate a Northeast Regional Cod Tagging 
Program. Team member final reports will be discussed along with several 
other cod-related final reports made available through the Northeast 
Consortium. Additional reports may be added to the agenda. The results 
of the Research Steering Committee discussions will be forwarded to the 
full Council for consideration at its September meeting.
    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: July 5, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-10733 Filed 7-7-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-S