New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 49436 [E6-13929]

Download as PDF 49436 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 163 / Wednesday, August 23, 2006 / Notices dates and locations of construction operations, details of marine mammal sightings (dates, times, locations, activities, associated construction activities), estimates of the amount and nature of marine mammal takings, and any apparent effects on accessibility of marine mammals to subsistence hunters. It will also provide a fuller account of the levels, durations, and spectral characteristics of the impact and vibratory pile driving sounds. For the impact pile driving, the peak, rms, and energy levels of the sound pulses and their durations will be reported as a function of distance, water depth, and tidal cycle. In addition to the 90–day reports, KABATA proposes to submit a draft technical summary report to NMFS 60– 120 days before the LOA expires. All technical reports will provide full documentation of methods, results and interpretation of all monitoring tasks. 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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling public meetings of its Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology (SBRM) Committee in September, 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. These meetings will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2006, at 10 a.m. and Monday, September 25, 2006,at 10 a.m. DATES: The September 6 meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, One Thurber Street, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 734–9600; fax: (401) 734–9700. The September 25 meeting will be held at the Homeward Suites Hotel, 57 Newbury Street, Peabody, MA 01960; telephone: (978) 536–5050; fax: (978) 535–6840. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. ADDRESSES: Request for Information VerDate Aug<31>2005 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Jkt 208001 2. Monday, September 25, 2006; SBRM Committee meeting. The Committee will review the public hearing draft of the Omnibus SBRM amendment to the Council’s FMPs and develop a recommendation for both Councils as to approving the draft amendment. The Committee will report its recommendations to the New England Council at its meeting on September 26–28, 2006 and to the MidAtlantic Council at its meeting on October 10–12, 2006. Although non-emergency issues not contained in these agendas 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 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: August 17, 2006. James P. Burgess, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–13929 Filed 8–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The schedules and agendas for the meetings are as follows: [I.D. 081706B] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1. Wednesday, September 6, 2006; SBRM Committee meeting. The Committee will review the New England and Mid-Atlantic Council’s Science and Statistical Committees (SSCs) meeting results. The SSCs conducted a peer-review of the analytical framework and analyses supporting the development of the Omnibus SBRM amendment to the Council’s FMPs. In addition, the Committee will review progress of the Fishery Management Action Team (FMAT) on the development of the SBRM amendment. PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 081706A]


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice; public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling public meetings of its Standardized Bycatch Reporting 
Methodology (SBRM) Committee in September, 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: These meetings will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2006, at 
10 a.m. and Monday, September 25, 2006,at 10 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The September 6 meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden 
Inn, One Thurber Street, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 734-9600; 
fax: (401) 734-9700. The September 25 meeting will be held at the 
Homeward Suites Hotel, 57 Newbury Street, Peabody, MA 01960; telephone: 
(978) 536-5050; fax: (978) 535-6840.
    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:

1. Wednesday, September 6, 2006; SBRM Committee meeting.

    The Committee will review the New England and Mid-Atlantic 
Council's Science and Statistical Committees (SSCs) meeting results. 
The SSCs conducted a peer-review of the analytical framework and 
analyses supporting the development of the Omnibus SBRM amendment to 
the Council's FMPs. In addition, the Committee will review progress of 
the Fishery Management Action Team (FMAT) on the development of the 
SBRM amendment.

2. Monday, September 25, 2006; SBRM Committee meeting.

    The Committee will review the public hearing draft of the Omnibus 
SBRM amendment to the Council's FMPs and develop a recommendation for 
both Councils as to approving the draft amendment. The Committee will 
report its recommendations to the New England Council at its meeting on 
September 26-28, 2006 and to the Mid-Atlantic Council at its meeting on 
October 10-12, 2006.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in these agendas 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

    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: August 17, 2006.
James P. Burgess,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-13929 Filed 8-22-06; 8:45 am]
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