Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 54617-54618 [E6-15418]

Download as PDF cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 180 / Monday, September 18, 2006 / Notices The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m., Monday, October 2 and continue through Friday October 6, 2006. The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday October 2 and continue through Wednesday, October 4, 2006. The Enforcement Committee will meet Tuesday, October 3, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in the Makushin Room. The Ecosystem Committee will meet Tuesday, October 3, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Makushin Room. All meetings are open to the public, except executive sessions. Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the Council’s plenary session will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. 1. Reports a. Executive Director’s Report b. NMFS Management Report (Status of the Interagency Electronic Reporting System and Electronic Catcher Vessel Logbook) c. 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DATES: The work session will be held Tuesday, October 10, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The work session will be held at the Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384; telephone: (503) 820–2280 Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384; telephone: (503) 820– 2280. Mr. Chuck Tracy, Salmon Management Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the work session is to brief the STT and SSC on proposed changes to methods used to manage ocean salmon fisheries, review a genetic stock identification research proposal, and to review documentation of the Fishery Regulation Assessment Model (FRAM). Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the STT and the SSC subcommittee for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meetings. 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the 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 E:\FR\FM\18SEN1.SGM 18SEN1 54618 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 180 / Monday, September 18, 2006 / Notices auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: September 13, 2006. Tracey L. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 091206B]


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Salmon 
Technical Team (STT) and Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) 
Salmon Subcommittee will hold a joint work session, which is open to 
the public, to review proposed salmon methodology changes.

DATES: The work session will be held Tuesday, October 10, 2006, from 9 
a.m. to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The work session will be held at the Pacific Fishery 
Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 
97220-1384; telephone: (503) 820-2280
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384; telephone: (503) 
820-2280.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chuck Tracy, Salmon Management 
Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 
820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the work session is to brief 
the STT and SSC on proposed changes to methods used to manage ocean 
salmon fisheries, review a genetic stock identification research 
proposal, and to review documentation of the Fishery Regulation 
Assessment Model (FRAM).
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before the STT and the SSC subcommittee for discussion, those 
issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meetings. 
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 
Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been 
notified of the 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

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auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820-
2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: September 13, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-15418 Filed 9-15-06; 8:45 am]
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