New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 50046 [E6-13989]

Download as PDF 50046 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 164 / Thursday, August 24, 2006 / Notices Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee will further develop alternatives for consideration in the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for Amendment 11. These final recommendations will be forwarded to the full Council for approval at the September 2006 Council Meeting. The Committee will also have a presentation on the updated exploitable estimate for the Elephant Trunk Area. No action is necessary by the Committee or Council - this is an informative report from the Scallop Plan Development Team. 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: August 18, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–13988 Filed 8–23–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 081706F] rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES1 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meetings. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:15 Aug 23, 2006 Jkt 208001 Agenda Monday, September 11, 2006 - Joint NEFMC and ASMFC Advisory Panel Meeting, at 10 a.m. 1. Review alternatives under consideration for 2007–09 herring fishery specifications and additional background information/analysis. 2. Discuss 2007–09 specifications and develop joint advisory panel recommendations regarding: allowable biological catch (ABC), domestic annual harvesting (DAH), domestic annual processing (DAP), joint venture processing (JVP), total allowable level of foreign fishing (TALFF), border transfer (BT), U.S. at-sea processing (USAP), optimum yield (OY) and area-specific total allowable catches area-specific (TACs), Research Set-Asides (RSAs)and set-asides for fixed gear fisheries. 3. Discuss ASMFC-only issues for 2007–09 Fishery Specifications and develop Advisory Panel recommendations. Tuesday, September 12, 2006 - Joint NEFMC Herring Oversight Committee and ASMFC Section Meeting, at 9 a.m. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AGENCY: SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council’s (NEFMC) Herring Oversight and Advisory Panel along with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) Section and Advisory Panel will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meetings will be held in September 2006. For specific dates and times, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Sheraton Ferncroft, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA; telephone: (978) 777–2500. 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: 1. Review alternatives under consideration for 2007–09 fishery specifications and additional background information/analysis. 2. Receive report from Joint Herring Advisory Panel meeting and summary of panel’s recommendations. 3. Discuss Amendment 1 submission status and related issues. 4. Discuss 2007–09 specifications and develop Herring Committee and Section recommendations regarding: ABC, DAH, DAP, JVP, TALFF, BT, USAP, OY, PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 TACs, RSA and set-asides for fixed gear fisheries. 5. ASMFC Section: Discuss ASMFConly issues for 2007–09 Fishery Specifications and develop recommendations. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the 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 identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the NEFMC’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 (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 18, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–13989 Filed 8–23–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 081706D] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Habitat/MPA/Ecosystem Committee Meeting 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: The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2006, at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hampton Inn, One Hampton Way, E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 081706F]


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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's (NEFMC) Herring 
Oversight and Advisory Panel along with the Atlantic States Marine 
Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) Section and Advisory Panel will meet to 
consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive 
economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The meetings will be held in September 2006. For specific dates 
and times, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Sheraton Ferncroft, 50 
Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA; telephone: (978) 777-2500.
    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:

Agenda

Monday, September 11, 2006 - Joint NEFMC and ASMFC Advisory Panel 
Meeting, at 10 a.m.

    1. Review alternatives under consideration for 2007-09 herring 
fishery specifications and additional background information/analysis.
    2. Discuss 2007-09 specifications and develop joint advisory panel 
recommendations regarding: allowable biological catch (ABC), domestic 
annual harvesting (DAH), domestic annual processing (DAP), joint 
venture processing (JVP), total allowable level of foreign fishing 
(TALFF), border transfer (BT), U.S. at-sea processing (USAP), optimum 
yield (OY) and area-specific total allowable catches area-specific 
(TACs), Research Set-Asides (RSAs)and set-asides for fixed gear 
fisheries.
    3. Discuss ASMFC-only issues for 2007-09 Fishery Specifications and 
develop Advisory Panel recommendations.

Tuesday, September 12, 2006 - Joint NEFMC Herring Oversight Committee 
and ASMFC Section Meeting, at 9 a.m.

    1. Review alternatives under consideration for 2007-09 fishery 
specifications and additional background information/analysis.
    2. Receive report from Joint Herring Advisory Panel meeting and 
summary of panel's recommendations.
    3. Discuss Amendment 1 submission status and related issues.
    4. Discuss 2007-09 specifications and develop Herring Committee and 
Section recommendations regarding: ABC, DAH, DAP, JVP, TALFF, BT, USAP, 
OY, TACs, RSA and set-asides for fixed gear fisheries.
    5. ASMFC Section: Discuss ASMFC-only issues for 2007-09 Fishery 
Specifications and develop recommendations.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the 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 identified in this notice and any issues 
arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action 
under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the NEFMC'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 (see ADDRESSES), at 
least 5 working days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: August 18, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-13989 Filed 8-23-06; 8:45 am]
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