South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 46450 [E6-13279]

Download as PDF 46450 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 156 / Monday, August 14, 2006 / Notices Carolyn Porter at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 9, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–13278 Filed 8–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 080906A] South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public hearings. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene a series of 8 public hearings regarding Amendment 14 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan. Amendment 14 will establish a series of 8 marine protected areas (MPAs) in Federal waters off the South Atlantic to protect a portion of the population and habitat of long-lived, slow-growing, deepwater snapper grouper species (snowy grouper, misty grouper, speckled hind, yellowedge grouper, warsaw grouper, golden tilefish, and blueline tilefish) from directed fishing pressure. Proposed as ‘‘Type II’’ MPAs, fishing for and possession of snapper grouper species would be prohibited in the area, but fishermen would be allowed to troll for pelagic species such as tuna, mackerel, and billfish. Amendment 14 includes alternatives for the use of Vessel Monitoring Systems as an enforcement tool for the MPAs. Additionally, the Council intends to work closely with NOAA Fisheries’ Highly Migratory Species Division to prohibit the use of bottom longlines by shark fishermen in the proposed MPAs. DATES: The public hearings will be held in September 2006. Written comments must be received in the Council office by close of business on September 29, 2006. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the specific dates and times of the public hearings. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to Bob Mahood, Executive Director, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, One Southpark Circle, Suite 306, Charleston, SC 29407– 4699, or via email to VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:58 Aug 11, 2006 Jkt 208001 SGAM14@safmc.net. Copies of the Public Hearing Document are available from Kim Iverson, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, One Southpark Circle, Suite 306, Charleston, SC 29407–4699; telephone: 843–571– 4366 or toll free at 866/SAFMC–10. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, One Southpark Circle, Suite 306, Charleston, SC 29407– 4699; telephone: 843–571–4366; fax: 843–769–4520; email address: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Hearing Dates and Locations All hearings are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. September 5, 2006—Hampton Inn, 678 Citadel Haven Drive, Charleston, SC 29414, Phone: 843–573–1200 September 6, 2006—Baywatch Resort, 2701 S. Ocean Boulevard, N. Myrtle Beach, SC 29582, Phone: 843–272–4600 September 7, 2006—Holiday Inn Sunspree, 1706 N. Lumina Avenue, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480, Phone: 910–256–2231 September 11, 2006—Holton’s Seafood Restaurant, 13711 E. Oglethorpe Hwy., Midway, GA 31320, Phone: 912–884–9151 September 12, 2006—Hampton Inn St. Augustine, 430 A1A Beach Boulevard, St. Augustine, FL 32080, Phone: 904– 471–4000 September 13, 2006—Hutchinson Island Marriott , 555 NE Ocean Boulevard, Stuart, FL 34996, Phone: 772–225–3700 September 14, 2006—Islander Resort, MM 82.1 Oceanfront, Islamorada, FL 33036, Phone: 305–664–2031 September 19, 2006—The Westin, 2 Grasslawn Avenue, Hilton Head, SC 29928, Phone: 843–681–4000. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) by September 1, 2006. Dated: August 9, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–13279 Filed 8–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Mathematics Advisory Panel National Mathematics Advisory Panel, U.S. Department of Education. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Open Meeting & Public Hearing. ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting, including a public hearing, with members of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel. The notice also describes the functions of the Panel. Notice of this meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity to attend. DATES: Wednesday, September 13, 2006, and Thursday, September 14, 2006. TIMES: Meetings on September 13, 2006: 9 a.m.–12 noon; and September 14, 2006: 9–11 a.m. ADDRESSES: All meetings and the open session for public comment will be held at the Broad Institute, Auditorium, First Floor, 7 Cambridge Center (415 Main Street), Cambridge, MA 02142. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tyrrell Flawn, Executive Director, National Mathematics Advisory Panel, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202; telephone: (202) 260–8354. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Panel was established by Executive Order 13398. The purpose of this Panel is to foster greater knowledge of and improved performance in mathematics among American students, in order to keep America competitive, support American talent and creativity, encourage innovation throughout the American economy, and help State, local, territorial, and tribal governments give the nation’s children and youth the education they need to succeed. The September 13 meeting will include testimony from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the National Science Foundation, the American Competitiveness Council, and major mathematics textbook publishers. Individuals interested in attending the meeting are advised to register in advance to ensure space availability. Please contact Jennifer Graban at (202) 260–1491 or by e-mail at Jennifer. Graban@ed.gov by Friday, September 8, 2006. The September 14 meeting will begin with an Open Public Session from 9 to 10 a.m. At that time, the public is invited to comment on elements of the Executive Order and the Panel’s work. Immediately following, from 10 to 11 a.m., the four task groups—Conceptual Knowledge and Skills, Learning Processes, Instructional Practices, and Teachers—will report on their progress. If you are interested in giving testimony during the public session on E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1

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[FR Doc No: E6-13279]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 080906A]


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public hearings.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
convene a series of 8 public hearings regarding Amendment 14 to the 
Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan. Amendment 14 will establish a 
series of 8 marine protected areas (MPAs) in Federal waters off the 
South Atlantic to protect a portion of the population and habitat of 
long-lived, slow-growing, deepwater snapper grouper species (snowy 
grouper, misty grouper, speckled hind, yellowedge grouper, warsaw 
grouper, golden tilefish, and blueline tilefish) from directed fishing 
pressure. Proposed as ``Type II'' MPAs, fishing for and possession of 
snapper grouper species would be prohibited in the area, but fishermen 
would be allowed to troll for pelagic species such as tuna, mackerel, 
and billfish. Amendment 14 includes alternatives for the use of Vessel 
Monitoring Systems as an enforcement tool for the MPAs.
    Additionally, the Council intends to work closely with NOAA 
Fisheries' Highly Migratory Species Division to prohibit the use of 
bottom longlines by shark fishermen in the proposed MPAs.

DATES: The public hearings will be held in September 2006. Written 
comments must be received in the Council office by close of business on 
September 29, 2006. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the specific 
dates and times of the public hearings.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to Bob Mahood, Executive 
Director, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, One Southpark 
Circle, Suite 306, Charleston, SC 29407-4699, or via email to 
SGAM14@safmc.net. Copies of the Public Hearing Document are available 
from Kim Iverson, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, One 
Southpark Circle, Suite 306, Charleston, SC 29407-4699; telephone: 843-
571-4366 or toll free at 866/SAFMC-10.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council, One Southpark Circle, Suite 306, Charleston, SC 
29407-4699; telephone: 843-571-4366; fax: 843-769-4520; email address: 
kim.iverson@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Public Hearing Dates and Locations

    All hearings are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.
September 5, 2006--Hampton Inn, 678 Citadel Haven Drive, Charleston, SC 
29414, Phone: 843-573-1200
    September 6, 2006--Baywatch Resort, 2701 S. Ocean Boulevard, N. 
Myrtle Beach, SC 29582, Phone: 843-272-4600
    September 7, 2006--Holiday Inn Sunspree, 1706 N. Lumina Avenue, 
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480, Phone: 910-256-2231
    September 11, 2006--Holton's Seafood Restaurant, 13711 E. 
Oglethorpe Hwy., Midway, GA 31320, Phone: 912-884-9151
    September 12, 2006--Hampton Inn St. Augustine, 430 A1A Beach 
Boulevard, St. Augustine, FL 32080, Phone: 904-471-4000
    September 13, 2006--Hutchinson Island Marriott , 555 NE Ocean 
Boulevard, Stuart, FL 34996, Phone: 772-225-3700
    September 14, 2006--Islander Resort, MM 82.1 Oceanfront, 
Islamorada, FL 33036, Phone: 305-664-2031
    September 19, 2006--The Westin, 2 Grasslawn Avenue, Hilton Head, SC 
29928, Phone: 843-681-4000.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 
by September 1, 2006.

    Dated: August 9, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-13279 Filed 8-11-06; 8:45 am]
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