New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 59747-59748 [E6-16786]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 11, 2006 / Notices conference call on Friday, October 27, 2006 at 11 a.m. EDT. The purpose of the meeting is to select members for the SEDAR 12 series for Red Grouper for recommendation to the Council. The Committee recommendations will be presented to the Council at the November 13 - 17, 2006 Council Meeting in Galveston, TX. practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 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E6–16787 Filed 10–10–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 100406D] [I.D. 100406C] Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Closed Session SEDAR Selection Committee Conference Call. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene its Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Selection Committee via Conference Call to select participants for SEDAR 12 for red grouper for recommendation to the Council. DATES: The Conference Call will be held on Friday, October 27, 2006, from 11 a.m. EDT to 11:30 a.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via Closed Session conference call. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Wayne Swingle, Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene its Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Selection Committee in a closed session SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meetings of its Monkfish Advisory Panel and Monkfish Oversight Committee in October and November, 2006, to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from these groups will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: These meetings will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, November 1, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: These meetings will be held at the Sheraton Ferncroft, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; telephone: (978) 777–2500; fax: (978) 750–7991. 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. pwalker on PRODPC60 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:53 Oct 10, 2006 Jkt 211001 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59747 The schedule and agenda for the following meetings are as follows: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1. Tuesday, October 31, 2006; Monkfish Advisory Panel meeting. The advisory panel will review the draft Framework Adjustment 4 documents and analyses and make recommendations to the Monkfish Committee and the Councils for final measures to be adopted at the November New England Council meeting and the December Mid-Atlantic Council meeting, and subsequently submitted to the National Marine Fisheries Service. Framework 4 includes alternatives for target total allowable catch (TAC) alternatives and associated trip limits and days-at-sea (DAS) alternatives for the final three years of the monkfish rebuilding program starting May 1, 2007. Framework 4 also contains other alternatives including eliminating the directed fishery; backstop provisions to ensure that management measures achieve the target TAC on an ongoing basis; modification or elimination of the DAS carryover provision; and modification of the boundary of the North Carolina/Virginia area monkfish fishery. Following the completion of the Framework 4 business, the advisors will discuss and make recommendations to the Monkfish Committee on possible adjustment to the monkfish incidental catch limit on scallop vessels fishing in the scallop closed area access programs. The advisors will also discuss and outline the issues related to the development of a monkfish DAS leasing program. 2. Wednesday, November 1, 2006; Monkfish Oversight Committee meeting. The Committee will review the draft Framework Adjustment 4 documents and analyses and the recommendations of the Monkfish Advisory Panel and finalize recommendations for measures to be adopted at the November New England Council meeting and the December Mid-Atlantic Council meeting and subsequently submitted to the National Marine Fisheries Service. Framework 4 includes alternatives for target total allowable catch (TAC) alternatives and associated trip limits and days-at-sea alternatives for the final three years of the monkfish rebuilding program starting May 1, 2007. Framework 4 also contains other alternatives including eliminating the directed fishery; backstop provisions to ensure that management measures achieve the target TACs on an ongoing basis; modification or elimination of the DAS carryover provision and E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1 59748 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 11, 2006 / Notices modification of the boundary of the North Carolina/Virginia area monkfish fishery. Following the completion of the Framework 4 business, the Committee will discuss and make recommendations to the Councils on possible adjustment to the monkfish incidental catch limit on scallop vessels fishing in the scallop closed area access programs. The Committee will also review comments and recommendations of the Advisory Panel on the development of a monkfish DAS leasing program. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups 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: October 5, 2006. Tracey L. 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William F. Broglie, Chief Administrative Officer. Kathleen A. Kelly, Director, Office of Satellite Operations, National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service. Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service. Jordan P. St. John, Director, Office of Public and Constituent Affairs. William J. Fleming, Deputy Director for Human Resources Management, Department of Commerce. Dated: September 29, 2006. Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.), Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere. [FR Doc. 06–8575 Filed 10–10–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510-12-M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Defense Science Board Department of Defense Notice of advisory committee meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Defense Science Board Task Force on Software Assurance will meet in closed session on October 16– 17, 2006: at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), 4001 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 100406C]


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meetings of its Monkfish Advisory Panel and 
Monkfish Oversight Committee in October and November, 2006, to consider 
actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone 
(EEZ). Recommendations from these groups will be brought to the full 
Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

DATES: These meetings will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2006, at 
9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, November 1, 2006, at 9:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: These meetings will be held at the Sheraton Ferncroft, 50 
Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; telephone: (978) 777-2500; fax: 
(978) 750-7991.
    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 schedule and agenda for the following 
meetings are as follows:

1. Tuesday, October 31, 2006; Monkfish Advisory Panel meeting.

    The advisory panel will review the draft Framework Adjustment 4 
documents and analyses and make recommendations to the Monkfish 
Committee and the Councils for final measures to be adopted at the 
November New England Council meeting and the December Mid-Atlantic 
Council meeting, and subsequently submitted to the National Marine 
Fisheries Service. Framework 4 includes alternatives for target total 
allowable catch (TAC) alternatives and associated trip limits and days-
at-sea (DAS) alternatives for the final three years of the monkfish 
rebuilding program starting May 1, 2007. Framework 4 also contains 
other alternatives including eliminating the directed fishery; backstop 
provisions to ensure that management measures achieve the target TAC on 
an ongoing basis; modification or elimination of the DAS carryover 
provision; and modification of the boundary of the North Carolina/
Virginia area monkfish fishery. Following the completion of the 
Framework 4 business, the advisors will discuss and make 
recommendations to the Monkfish Committee on possible adjustment to the 
monkfish incidental catch limit on scallop vessels fishing in the 
scallop closed area access programs. The advisors will also discuss and 
outline the issues related to the development of a monkfish DAS leasing 
program.

2. Wednesday, November 1, 2006; Monkfish Oversight Committee meeting.

    The Committee will review the draft Framework Adjustment 4 
documents and analyses and the recommendations of the Monkfish Advisory 
Panel and finalize recommendations for measures to be adopted at the 
November New England Council meeting and the December Mid-Atlantic 
Council meeting and subsequently submitted to the National Marine 
Fisheries Service. Framework 4 includes alternatives for target total 
allowable catch (TAC) alternatives and associated trip limits and days-
at-sea alternatives for the final three years of the monkfish 
rebuilding program starting May 1, 2007. Framework 4 also contains 
other alternatives including eliminating the directed fishery; backstop 
provisions to ensure that management measures achieve the target TACs 
on an ongoing basis; modification or elimination of the DAS carryover 
provision and

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modification of the boundary of the North Carolina/Virginia area 
monkfish fishery. Following the completion of the Framework 4 business, 
the Committee will discuss and make recommendations to the Councils on 
possible adjustment to the monkfish incidental catch limit on scallop 
vessels fishing in the scallop closed area access programs. The 
Committee will also review comments and recommendations of the Advisory 
Panel on the development of a monkfish DAS leasing program.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before these groups 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: October 5, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-16786 Filed 10-10-06; 8:45 am]
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