North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 65305-65306 [E7-22638]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 223 / Tuesday, November 20, 2007 / Notices Blvd., Houston, TX 77061, telephone: (713) 645–3000; •Monday, December 10, 2007, Comfort Inn North, 2260 54th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33714, telephone: (727) 362–0075; •Tuesday, December 11, 2007, Hilton New Orleans Airport, 901 Airline Drive, New Orleans, LA 70062, telephone: (504) 469–5000; •Wednesday, December 12, 2007, Wingate Inn, 12009 Indian River, Road, Biloxi, MS 39540, telephone: (228) 396– 0036; •Thursday, December 13, 2007, Ashbury Hotel, 600 Beltline Hwy, Mobile, AL 36608, telephone: (251) 344–8030; Copies of the Amendment a can be obtained by calling the Council office at (813) 348–1630. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Tina Trezza at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: November 15, 2007. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–22639 Filed 11–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XD98 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and its advisory committees. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will hold public meetings, December 3–11, 2007, in Anchorage AK. DATES: The meetings will be held on December 3, 2007 through December 11, 2007. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: Council meeting Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:01 Nov 19, 2007 Jkt 214001 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Witherell, Council staff, Phone: 907–271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5 continuing through Tuesday December 11, 2007. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m., Monday, December 3 and continue through Saturday December 8. The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 3 and continue through Wednesday December 5, 2007. The Enforcement Committee will meet Tuesday, October 2, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Iliamna Room. The Ecosystem Committee will meet 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Iliamna 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 Executive Director’s Report NMFS Management Report (including update on National Bycatch Report, update on 2C rulemaking, report on crab loan program, report on constructive loss issues, Restricted Access Management Division report on crab program) U.S. Coast Guard Report Alaska Department of Fish & Game Report (including a report on Board of Fisheries actions, subsistence halibut survey) U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Report Protected Species Report (including 2007 Steller Sea Lion (SSL) survey results, integrated weight groundline seabird deterrence Exempted Fishery Permit (EFP), update on SSL recovery Plan/Biological Opinion/Environmental Impact Statement(EIS)) 2. Charter Halibut Management: Committee report on longterm solutions and allocations/reallocation; Review progress on Charter Halibut Allocation/ Reallocation and provide direction/ refine alternatives as necessary. 3. Bering Sea Aleutian Island (BSAI) Crab Issues: Preliminary review of BSAI ’C’ Share active participation; Final action on BSAI Crab ’C’ share 90/10 exemption; Final action on BSAI Crab custom processing; Final action on BSAI Crab post-delivery transfers; Review workplan on BSAI Crab 3 year review, action as necessary. 4. Gulf of Alaska (GOA) Groundfish Issues: Progress report on GOA Pacific cod sector split, direction as necessary; PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65305 Review discussion paper on GOA sideboards; action as necessary; Final action on GOA pollock trip limit; Final action on Central Gulf of Alaska rockfish post-delivery transfers. 5. License Limitation Program (LLP) Trawl Recency: Initial review of EA/ RIR/IRFA on alternatives to address modifications to LLP requirements. 6. Amendment 80: Initial review of Amendment 80 post-delivery transfers and rollovers. 7. Observer Program: Initial review Observer Program regulation package. 8. American Fisheries Act (AFA) permit Application: Receive public comment and formulate Council recommendations on Adak Fisheries application for an unrestricted AFA inshore processor permit and formulate Council recommendations. 9. Groundfish Management: BSAI Salmon Workgroup report, review Notice of Intent and refine alternatives; Discussion paper on Vessel Monitoring System exemption for dinglebar gear; Review discussion paper ’Other Species’; Non-target Committee report; Supplemental Information Report on specifications EIS, action as necessary; Final action on groundfish specification and Stock Assessment Fishery Evaluation (SAFE) reports; Review discussion paper on GOA salmon and crab bycatch. 10. Crab Overfishing Definitions; Final action on BSAI crab overfishing definitions. 11. Ecosystem Issues: Update on outreach efforts for Arctic Fishery Management Plan; report from Ecosystem Committee on Aleutian Island Fishery Ecosystem Plan Implementation; Alaska Regional Collaborative Team report. 12. Staff Tasking; Review Committees and tasking, and take action as necessary; Review broader (Programmatic Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement) community outreach plan and actions pursuant to the NMFS Policy on stakeholder participation (pursuant to Government Accounting Office report). 13. Other Business The SSC agenda will include the following issues: 1. LLP Trawl Recency 2. Amendment 80 3. Observer Program 4. SIR on specifications EIS, action as necessary 5. Final action on groundfish specifications and SAFE reports 6. Crab Overfishing Definition 7. Integrated Groundline Weight EFP; 4E analysis methodology The Advisory Panel will address the same agenda issues as the Council, E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1 65306 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 223 / Tuesday, November 20, 2007 / Notices except for reports. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at https:// www.fakr.noaa.gov/npfmc/. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: November 15, 2007. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–22638 Filed 11–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Notice of Agricultural Advisory Committee Meeting pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Agricultural Advisory Committee will conduct a public meeting on Thursday, December 6, 2007. The meeting will take place in the first floor hearing room of the Commission’s Washington, DC headquarters, Three Lafayette Centre, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:01 Nov 19, 2007 Jkt 214001 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Global Commodity Markets and Domestic Regulation; What is an Agricultural Commodity?; and Global Carbon Markets Update. The meeting is open to the public. Any member of the public who wishes to file a written statement with the Advisory Committee should mail a copy of the statement to the attention of: Agricultural Advisory Committee, c/o Chairman, Michael V. Dunn, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581, before the meeting. Members of the public who wish to make oral statements should inform Chairman Dunn in writing at the foregoing address at least three business days before the meeting. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 223 (Tuesday, November 20, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN: 0648-XD98


North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings of the North Pacific Fishery 
Management Council and its advisory committees.

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SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its 
advisory committees will hold public meetings, December 3-11, 2007, in 
Anchorage AK.

DATES: The meetings will be held on December 3, 2007 through December 
11, 2007. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times.

ADDRESSES: Council meeting - Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 West 3rd 
Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 
4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Witherell, Council staff, Phone: 
907-271-2809.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will begin its plenary session 
at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5 continuing through Tuesday December 
11, 2007. The Council's Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m., 
Monday, December 3 and continue through Saturday December 8. The 
Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on 
Monday, December 3 and continue through Wednesday December 5, 2007. The 
Enforcement Committee will meet Tuesday, October 2, from 9 a.m. to 12 
p.m. in the Iliamna Room. The Ecosystem Committee will meet 1 p.m. to 5 
p.m. in the Iliamna 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
    Executive Director's Report
    NMFS Management Report (including update on National Bycatch 
Report, update on 2C rulemaking, report on crab loan program, report on 
constructive loss issues, Restricted Access Management Division report 
on crab program)
    U.S. Coast Guard Report
    Alaska Department of Fish & Game Report (including a report on 
Board of Fisheries actions, subsistence halibut survey)
    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Report
    Protected Species Report (including 2007 Steller Sea Lion (SSL) 
survey results, integrated weight groundline seabird deterrence 
Exempted Fishery Permit (EFP), update on SSL recovery Plan/Biological 
Opinion/Environmental Impact Statement(EIS))
2. Charter Halibut Management: Committee report on longterm solutions 
and allocations/reallocation; Review progress on Charter Halibut 
Allocation/Reallocation and provide direction/refine alternatives as 
necessary.
3. Bering Sea Aleutian Island (BSAI) Crab Issues: Preliminary review of 
BSAI 'C' Share active participation; Final action on BSAI Crab 'C' 
share 90/10 exemption; Final action on BSAI Crab custom processing; 
Final action on BSAI Crab post-delivery transfers; Review workplan on 
BSAI Crab 3 year review, action as necessary.
4. Gulf of Alaska (GOA) Groundfish Issues: Progress report on GOA 
Pacific cod sector split, direction as necessary; Review discussion 
paper on GOA sideboards; action as necessary; Final action on GOA 
pollock trip limit; Final action on Central Gulf of Alaska rockfish 
post-delivery transfers.
5. License Limitation Program (LLP) Trawl Recency: Initial review of 
EA/RIR/IRFA on alternatives to address modifications to LLP 
requirements.
6. Amendment 80: Initial review of Amendment 80 post-delivery transfers 
and rollovers.
7. Observer Program: Initial review Observer Program regulation 
package.
8. American Fisheries Act (AFA) permit Application: Receive public 
comment and formulate Council recommendations on Adak Fisheries 
application for an unrestricted AFA inshore processor permit and 
formulate Council recommendations.
9. Groundfish Management: BSAI Salmon Workgroup report, review Notice 
of Intent and refine alternatives; Discussion paper on Vessel 
Monitoring System exemption for dinglebar gear; Review discussion paper 
'Other Species'; Non-target Committee report; Supplemental Information 
Report on specifications EIS, action as necessary; Final action on 
groundfish specification and Stock Assessment Fishery Evaluation (SAFE) 
reports; Review discussion paper on GOA salmon and crab bycatch.
10. Crab Overfishing Definitions; Final action on BSAI crab overfishing 
definitions.
11. Ecosystem Issues: Update on outreach efforts for Arctic Fishery 
Management Plan; report from Ecosystem Committee on Aleutian Island 
Fishery Ecosystem Plan Implementation; Alaska Regional Collaborative 
Team report.
12. Staff Tasking; Review Committees and tasking, and take action as 
necessary; Review broader (Programmatic Supplemental Environmental 
Impact Statement) community outreach plan and actions pursuant to the 
NMFS Policy on stakeholder participation (pursuant to Government 
Accounting Office report).
13. Other Business
    The SSC agenda will include the following issues:
    1. LLP Trawl Recency
    2. Amendment 80
    3. Observer Program
    4. SIR on specifications EIS, action as necessary
    5. Final action on groundfish specifications and SAFE reports
    6. Crab Overfishing Definition
    7. Integrated Groundline Weight EFP; 4E analysis methodology
    The Advisory Panel will address the same agenda issues as the 
Council,

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except for reports. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest 
version will be posted at https://www.fakr.noaa.gov/npfmc/.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271-2809 at 
least 7 working days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: November 15, 2007.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E7-22638 Filed 11-19-07; 8:45 am]
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