Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 48261-48262 [E7-16625]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 163 / Thursday, August 23, 2007 / Notices Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XC19 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings A. Call to Order National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. 1. Opening Remarks and Introductions 2. Swearing in of New Member 3. Roll Call 4. Executive Director’s Report 5. Approve Agenda AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings. DATES: The Council and its advisory entities will meet September 9–14, 2007. The Council meeting will begin on Monday, September 10, at 2 p.m., reconvening each day through Friday, September 14. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Monday, September 10 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Doubletree Hotel Portland Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232; telephone: (503) 281–6111. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. B. Administrative Matters 1. Future Council Meeting Agenda Planning 2. West Coast Governors’ Agreement on Ocean Health 3. Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization Implementation 4. Legislative Matters 5. Fiscal Matters 6. Appointments to Advisory Bodies, Standing Committees, and Other Forums, and Changes to Council Operating Procedures as Needed 7. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes 8. Council Three-Meeting Outlook, November 2007 Council Meeting Agenda, and Workload Priorities C. Open Public Comment Comments on Non-Agenda Items D. EnforcementState Enforcement Activity Report E. Habitat Current Habitat Issues F. Highly Migratory Species Management 1. National Marine Fisheries Service Report 2. High Seas Limited Entry Longline Fishery 3. Yellowfin Tuna Overfishing 4. North Pacific Albacore Tuna Stock Assessment G. Groundfish Management 1. National Marine Fisheries Service Report 2. Off-Year Science Improvements 3. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments 4. Stock Assessments for 2009–2010 Groundfish Fisheries 5. Amendment 15: Participation Limitation in the Pacific Whiting Fishery 6. Final Consideration of Inseason Adjustments (if Needed) H. Pacific Halibut Management 1. Proposed Changes to Catch Sharing Plan and 2008 Annual Regulations 2. Pacific Halibut Bycatch Estimate for International Pacific Halibut Commission Adoption 3. Pacific Halibut Stock Assessment I. Salmon Management 1. Salmon Methodology Review 2. Klamath River Fall Chinook Overfishing Assessment Progress Report ebenthall on PRODPC61 with NOTICES SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY MEETINGS Sunday, September 9, 2007 Scientific and Statistical Committee Economic Subcommittee Monday, September 10, 2007 Council Secretariat Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Scientific and Statistical Committee Budget Committee Habitat Committee Legislative Committee Enforcement Consultants Groundfish Stock Assessment Question and Answer Session Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Council Secretariat California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Enforcement Consultants Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Scientific and Statistical Committee Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Council Secretariat California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 Aug 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 1 p.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. 10 a.m. 4:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48261 E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 48262 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 163 / Thursday, August 23, 2007 / Notices SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY MEETINGS—Continued Washington State Delegation Enforcement Consultants Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Scientific and Statistical Committee Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Marine Habitat Research Report Thursday, September 13, 2007 Council Secretariat California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Enforcement Consultants Friday, September 14, 2007 Council Secretariat California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Enforcement Consultants 7 8 8 8 8 7 p.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. As needed. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. As needed. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal Council action during this meeting. Council 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 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 Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 17, 2007. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–16625 Filed 8–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Petition of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. for Exemptive Relief, Pursuant to Section 4(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act, From the Requirement That the China Foreign Exchange Trade System and National Interbank Funding Center or Its Members Register as Futures Commission Merchants Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice of proposed order and request for comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (CME) has petitioned the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) for exemptive relief, pursuant to section 4(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act (Act or CEA), from the requirement that the China Foreign Exchange Trade System and National Interbank Funding Center (CFETS) or its members register as futures commission merchants (FCMs). The Commission seeks comment on CME’s petition. Copies of the petition are available for inspection at the Office of the Secretariat by mail at the address listed below, by telephoning (202) 418–5100, or on the Commission’s Web site (https:// www.cftc.gov). Comments must be received on or before September 24, 2007. ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to David A. Stawick, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581. Comments may be sent by ebenthall on PRODPC61 with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 Aug 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 facsimile transmission to (202) 418– 5521, or by e-mail to secretary@cftc.gov. Reference should be made to ‘‘CME Petition for Exemption from FCM Registration on Behalf of CFETS.’’ Comments may also be submitted by connecting to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov and following the comment submission instructions. Comments will be published on the Commission’s Web site. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert B. Wasserman, Associate Director, (202) 418–5092, rwasserman@cftc.gov, Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background By petition dated July 27, 2007 (Petition), CME applied for an exemption, pursuant to section 4(c) of the Act, 7 U.S.C. 6(c), from the requirement (pursuant to section 4d of the Act, 7 U.S.C. 6d) that CFETS or its members register as FCMs. According to the Petition, CFETS is a non-profit affiliate of the People’s Bank of China (PBC). CFETS operates an electronic trading system with respect to trading in the interbank foreign exchange market, Renminbi (RMB) lending, and trading on the bond market in China. The foreign currencies traded against the RMB through CFETS include the U.S. dollar, Japanese yen, Euro, and Hong Kong dollar, and CFETS provides trading services for foreign exchange spot, forwards, and swaps. CFETS also operates China’s interbank RMB money E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN: 0648-XC19


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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 (Council) and its 
advisory entities will hold public meetings.

DATES: The Council and its advisory entities will meet September 9-14, 
2007. The Council meeting will begin on Monday, September 10, at 2 
p.m., reconvening each day through Friday, September 14. All meetings 
are open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 2 
p.m. until 3 p.m. on Monday, September 10 to address litigation and 
personnel matters. The Council will meet as late as necessary each day 
to complete its scheduled business.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Doubletree Hotel Portland 
Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232; telephone: 
(503) 281-6111.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive 
Director; telephone: (503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the Council 
agenda, but not necessarily in this order:

A. Call to Order

    1. Opening Remarks and Introductions
    2. Swearing in of New Member
    3. Roll Call
    4. Executive Director's Report
    5. Approve Agenda

B. Administrative Matters

    1. Future Council Meeting Agenda Planning
    2. West Coast Governors' Agreement on Ocean Health
    3. Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization Implementation
    4. Legislative Matters
    5. Fiscal Matters
    6. Appointments to Advisory Bodies, Standing Committees, and Other 
Forums, and Changes to Council Operating Procedures as Needed
    7. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes
    8. Council Three-Meeting Outlook, November 2007 Council Meeting 
Agenda, and Workload Priorities

C. Open Public Comment

    Comments on Non-Agenda Items

D. EnforcementState Enforcement Activity Report

E. Habitat

    Current Habitat Issues

F. Highly Migratory Species Management

    1. National Marine Fisheries Service Report
    2. High Seas Limited Entry Longline Fishery
    3. Yellowfin Tuna Overfishing
    4. North Pacific Albacore Tuna Stock Assessment

G. Groundfish Management

    1. National Marine Fisheries Service Report
    2. Off-Year Science Improvements
    3. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments
    4. Stock Assessments for 2009-2010 Groundfish Fisheries
    5. Amendment 15: Participation Limitation in the Pacific Whiting 
Fishery
    6. Final Consideration of Inseason Adjustments (if Needed)

H. Pacific Halibut Management

    1. Proposed Changes to Catch Sharing Plan and 2008 Annual 
Regulations
    2. Pacific Halibut Bycatch Estimate for International Pacific 
Halibut Commission Adoption
    3. Pacific Halibut Stock Assessment

I. Salmon Management

    1. Salmon Methodology Review
    2. Klamath River Fall Chinook Overfishing Assessment Progress 
Report

                     SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY MEETINGS
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Sunday, September 9, 2007          .....................................
Scientific and Statistical
 Committee
Economic Subcommittee              1 p.m.
Monday, September 10, 2007         .....................................
Council Secretariat                8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel       8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team         8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical         8 a.m.
 Committee
Budget Committee                   8:30 a.m.
Habitat Committee                  8:30 a.m.
Legislative Committee              10 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants            4:30 p.m.
Groundfish Stock Assessment
 Question
and Answer Session                 7 p.m.
Tuesday, September 11, 2007        .....................................
Council Secretariat                7 a.m.
California State Delegation        7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation            7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation        7 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants            8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel       8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team         8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical         8 a.m.
 Committee
Wednesday, September 12, 2007      .....................................
Council Secretariat                7 a.m.
California State Delegation        7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation             7 a.m.

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Washington State Delegation        7 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants            8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel       8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team         8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical         8 a.m.
 Committee
Olympic Coast National Marine
 Sanctuary
Marine Habitat Research Report     7 p.m.
Thursday, September 13, 2007       .....................................
Council Secretariat                7 a.m.
California State Delegation        7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation            7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation        7 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel       8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team         8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants            As needed.
Friday, September 14, 2007         .....................................
Council Secretariat                7 a.m.
California State Delegation        7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation            7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation        7 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants            As needed.
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    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal Council action during this meeting. Council 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 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 Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820-
2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: August 17, 2007.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E7-16625 Filed 8-22-07; 8:45 am]
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