Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 15142 [E8-5779]

Download as PDF 15142 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 56 / Friday, March 21, 2008 / Notices 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: March 18, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–5755 Filed 3–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XG49 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Allocation Committee. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Allocation Committee in North Charleston, SC. DATES: The meeting will take place April 8–9, 2008. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. The meeting will be held at Southern Wesleyan University, Classroom 6, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 301, North Charleston, SC 29406. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:33 Mar 20, 2008 Jkt 214001 (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. The Allocation Committee meeting will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 8, 2008, and from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 9, 2008. The Committee will continue to work on alternatives for consideration in the Council’s draft Comprehensive Allocation Amendment. The amendment addresses allocations between recreational and commercial fishing sectors. The amendment currently includes alternatives to determine allocations based on (1) Landings data from the National Marine Fisheries Service or Atlantic Coast Cooperative Statistics Program, (2) Catch data from stock assessments (including discard mortalily), (3) the Council’s Judgement on Fairness and Equity, and (4) detailed economic and social analysis. The Committee will receive a report on social projects/data collection completed or planned for the South Atlantic region, an overview of previous management actions and how reductions in harvest were applied to each sector, and a presentation on the applicability of certain economic models that may prove useful for helping to determine allocations for species managed by the Council. 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 these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accomodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meetings. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Dated: March 18, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–5779 Filed 3–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF77 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: Notice of public meetings and hearings. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 140th meeting to consider and take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. The 140th Council meeting and public hearings will be held on March 17–18, 2008 in Guam and March 20–21, 2008 in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). For specific times and the agenda, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The 140th Council meeting and public hearings will be held at the Guam Hilton, 202 Hilton Road, Tumon Bay, Guam, 96913 ; telephone: 671– 646–1835; and the Fiesta Resort and SPA Saipan, P.O. Box 501029, Saipan, MP, 96950; telephone: 670–234–6418. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: 808–522–8220. In addition to the agenda items listed here, the Council will hear recommendations from other Council advisory groups. Public comment periods will be provided throughout the agenda. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The Council will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Schedule and Agenda for Council Standing Committee Meetings Monday, March 17, 2008 Standing Committee Meetings 1. 7:00 a.m.—9:30 a.m. Executive and Budget Standing Committee 2. 9:30 a.m.—11:30 a.m. Pelagics Ecosystem and International Fisheries Standing Committee 3. 9:30 a.m.—11:30 a.m. Program Planning Standing Committee The agenda during the full Council meeting will include the items listed here. E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN: 0648-XG49


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council's Allocation Committee.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a 
meeting of its Allocation Committee in North Charleston, SC.

DATES: The meeting will take place April 8-9, 2008. See SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION for specific dates and times.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Southern Wesleyan University, 
Classroom 6, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 301, North Charleston, SC 
29406.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place 
Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571-4366 
or toll free (866) SAFMC-10; fax: (843) 769-4520; email: 
kim.iverson@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Allocation Committee meeting will take 
place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 8, 2008, and from 8:30 a.m. to 
3 p.m. on April 9, 2008.
    The Committee will continue to work on alternatives for 
consideration in the Council's draft Comprehensive Allocation 
Amendment. The amendment addresses allocations between recreational and 
commercial fishing sectors. The amendment currently includes 
alternatives to determine allocations based on (1) Landings data from 
the National Marine Fisheries Service or Atlantic Coast Cooperative 
Statistics Program, (2) Catch data from stock assessments (including 
discard mortalily), (3) the Council's Judgement on Fairness and Equity, 
and (4) detailed economic and social analysis. The Committee will 
receive a report on social projects/data collection completed or 
planned for the South Atlantic region, an overview of previous 
management actions and how reductions in harvest were applied to each 
sector, and a presentation on the applicability of certain economic 
models that may prove useful for helping to determine allocations for 
species managed by the Council.
    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 these meetings. Action will be restricted to 
those issues specifically identified 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 Accomodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the 
Council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meetings.
    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject 
to change.

    Dated: March 18, 2008.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E8-5779 Filed 3-20-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-S