New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 77386-77387 [E6-22054]

Download as PDF 77386 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 26, 2006 / Notices H.S. Code Description 2106.90.05 .......................................................... Flavored syrups or with added coloring matters (except syrups which have a sugar content less than 90%). Export Markets U.S.-origin sugar for which Certificates of Prior Approval (‘‘CPAs’’) are allocated will be exported only to Mexico. Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation The ASA will allocate CPAs to any Producer that requests CPAs. CPA Administration The ASA will allocate all CPAs at one time. In the event that any CPAs are returned to ASA for any reason, ASA will reallocate those CPAs among interested Producers. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Certificate System Under the procedures for the TRQ published on October 16, 2006, in the Mexican Diario Oficial, an importer in Mexico must file with the Mexican Government a CPA issued by ASA to obtain a license to allow U.S.-origin sugar to enter into Mexico free of duty under the TRQ. The ASA shall allocate CPAs among all Producers who express an interest in obtaining the CPAs, based on each Producer’s share of total U.S. sugar refining capacity in 2006, as reported to ASA. The ASA shall issue CPAs to such Producers. CPAs issued by ASA shall be freely transferable by Producers. Transfers of CPAs after they are issued by ASA will be subject to the normal application of antitrust laws. Confidential Information Each Member may provide to the ASA information regarding its capacity to produce refined sugar in the United States for the purpose of calculating the allocation of CPAs. Allocation of CPAs will not involve any agreement or exchange of sensitive information among Members. Annual U.S. refining capacity information is currently available to the ASA, and no further information should be necessary. If additional information should be required, and this information is nonpublic, company-specific business information, ASA shall consider the information to be ‘‘confidential’’, and ASA shall maintain its confidentiality. ASA shall not disclose this confidential information to any party other than the submitter, or to any officers, agents, or employees of any party other than the VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:15 Dec 22, 2006 Jkt 211001 submitter, and shall not disclose confidential information to any other person except to another neutral third party as necessary to make the determination for which the information was submitted, to allocate CPAs, or in connection with reports to the Department of Commerce as required by the Export Trade Certificate of Review or the arbitration of a dispute. Cooperation With the U.S. and Mexican Governments The ASA will consult with the U.S. Government and the Government of Mexico when necessary and provide to them whatever information may be useful in order to facilitate cooperation between the governments concerning the implementation and operation of the CPA System. Furthermore, directly or through the U.S. Government, the ASA will endeavor to accommodate any information requests from the Government of Mexico (while protecting confidential information entrusted to the ASA), and will consult with the Government of Mexico as appropriate. Dated: December 19, 2006. Jeffrey Anspacher, Director, Export Trading Company Affairs. [FR Doc. E6–22053 Filed 12–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration The President’s Export Council: Meeting of the President’s Export Council Date: January 18, 2007. Time: 10 a.m. (EST). Location: U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4832, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. Because of building security, all non-government attendees must preregister. Please RSVP to the PEC Executive Secretariat no later than January 12, 2007, to J. Marc Chittum, President’s Export Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone (202) 482–1124, or e-mail Marc.Chittum@mail.doc.gov. This program will be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Seating is limited and will be on a first come, first served basis. Requests for sign language interpretation, other auxiliary aids, or pre-registration, should be submitted no later than January 12, 2007, to J. Marc Chittum, President’s Export Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone (202) 482–1124, or e-mail Marc.Chittum@mail.doc.gov. The President’s Export Council Executive Secretariat, Room 4043, Washington, DC 20230 (phone: 202–482–1124), or visit the PEC Web site, http://www.trade.gov/ pec. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: December 19, 2006. J. Marc Chittum, Staff Director and Executive Secretary, President’s Export Council. [FR Doc. 06–9848 Filed 12–20–06; 10:35 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SUMMARY: The President’s Export Council (PEC) will hold a full Council meeting to discuss topics related to export expansion. The meeting will include discussion of trade priorities and initiatives, PEC subcommittee activity, and proposed letters of recommendation to the President. The PEC was established on December 20, 1973, and reconstituted May 4, 1979, to advise the President on matters relating to U.S. trade. It was most recently renewed by Executive Order 13316. [I.D. 122006A] AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 26, 2006 / Notices Habitat/Marine Protected Area (MPA)/ Ecosystem Committee in January, 2007, 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. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2007, at 9:30 a.m. AGENCY: DATES: The meeting will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott, 32 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 272–1191; fax: (401) 752–3042. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. ADDRESSES: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Committee will review and update Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) designations. The committee will also consider designation of Habitat Areas of Particular Concern. In addition, the committee will have an update of prey species description for species in the Fishery Management Unit and an update on non-fishing impacts. The Committee will consider other topics at their discretion including, but not limited to, actionable items related to the EFH Omnibus Amendment. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 20, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–22054 Filed 12–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:15 Dec 22, 2006 Jkt 211001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 122006B] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Research Steering Committee in January, 2007, 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 Wednesday, January 17, 2007, at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott, 32 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 272–1191; fax: (401) 752–3042. 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 Committee will receive a staff update on ongoing activities including the NOAA Fisheries Experimental Fishing Permit Guidelines in the Northeast Region. The committee also will review the NMFSfunded pilot cod industry-based survey (IBS) project in the context of similar projects completed in the New England and Mid-Atlantic regions. It will develop recommendations concerning further IBS work in New England. In addition, the committee will briefly review of the status of the pilot study fleet project and develop advice concerning next steps. The committee will have an initial discussion on 2007 research priorities and evaluate final reports completed for several cooperative research project. Other topics may be discussed at the committee’s 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 ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77387 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 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: December 20, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–22055 Filed 12–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 122006C] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Multispecies (Groundfish) Oversight Committee (Committee) in January, 2007, 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, January 18, 2007, at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn, 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA 02048; telephone: (508) 339–2200; fax: (508) 337–8677. 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 Council has begun development of Amendment 16 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 122006A]


New England 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 New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its

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Habitat/Marine Protected Area (MPA)/Ecosystem Committee in January, 
2007, 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 Tuesday, January 16, 2007, at 9:30 
a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott, 32 
Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 272-1191; fax: 
(401) 752-3042.
    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 Committee will review and update 
Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) designations. The committee will also 
consider designation of Habitat Areas of Particular Concern. In 
addition, the committee will have an update of prey species description 
for species in the Fishery Management Unit and an update on non-fishing 
impacts. The Committee will consider other topics at their discretion 
including, but not limited to, actionable items related to the EFH 
Omnibus Amendment.
    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.

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: December 20, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-22054 Filed 12-22-06; 8:45 am]
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