Pacific Fishery Management Council; Groundfish Allocation Committee Public Meeting, 68793 [E6-20163]

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 28, 2006)]
[Proposed Rules]
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[FR Doc No: E6-20163]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

50 CFR Part 660

[I.D. 112106C]


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Groundfish Allocation 
Committee 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Groundfish 
Allocation Committee(GAC) will hold a working meeting which is open to 
the public.

DATES: The GAC working meeting will begin Tuesday, December 12, 2006, 
at 8:30 a.m. and may go into the evening if necessary to complete 
business for the day. The meeting will reconvene at 8:30 a.m. 
Wednesday, December 13, 2006, and continue until business for the day 
is complete; and will reconvene at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 14, 
2006, and adjourn by 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Portland, Oregon, exact location 
to be determined. Contact the Council office for the meeting location 
address.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jim Seger, Staff Officer 
(Economist), 503-820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the GAC meeting is to discuss 
the trawl individual quota alternatives under development by the 
Council. Specifically, the GAC will review alternatives; develop 
recommendations for the Council to narrow and refine the alternatives 
as analytical work on the environmental impact statement progresses; 
and develop recommendations on other aspects of the Council process for 
considering individual quotas for the trawl fishery.
    Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues 
specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after 
publication of this document 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

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820-2280 at least 
five days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: November 21, 2006.
James P. Burgess,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-20163 Filed 11-27-06; 8:45 am]
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