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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 66 / Friday, April 4, 2008 / Notices August 25–29, 2008; SEDAR 17 Assessment Workshop DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE August 25, 2008: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.; August 26–28, 2008: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; August 29, 2008: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Using datasets provided by the Data Workshop, participants will develop population models to evaluate stock status, estimate population benchmarks and Sustainable Fisheries Act criteria, and project future conditions. Participants will recommend the most appropriate methods and configurations for determining stock status and estimating population parameters. Participants will prepare a workshop report, compare and contrast various assessment approaches, and determine whether the assessments are adequate for submission to the review panel. October 20–24, 2008; SEDAR 17 Review Workshop October 20, 2008: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.; October 21–23, 2008: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; October 24, 2008: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Review Workshop is an independent peer review of the assessment developed during the Data and Assessment Workshops. Workshop Panelists will review the assessment and document their comments and recommendations in a Consensus Summary. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups 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 Accommodations ebenthall on PRODPC61 with NOTICES These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to each workshop. Dated: April 1, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–6980 Filed 4–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:24 Apr 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XG89 Fisheries of the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean; Southeastern Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of the SEDAR Steering Committee meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet to discuss the SEDAR schedule through 2014, consider modifications to the SEDAR process, and receive updates on recent assessment activities. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet on Monday, May 5, 2008, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Marriott Frenchmen’s Reef, 5 Estate Bakkeroe, St. Thomas, USVI; telephone: (340) 776–8500. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Carmichael, Science and Statistics Program Manager, SEDAR/SAFMC; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils; in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks. The SEDAR Steering Committee provides oversight of the SEDAR process, establishes assessment priorities, and provides coordination between assessment efforts and management activities. The SEDAR Steering Committee meets twice annually. During this meeting, the Steering Committee will consider scheduling benchmark assessments during 2009–14 and update assessments in 2009 and 2010. The Committee will also review recent activities, receive a progress report on staffing levels, and review the SEDAR guidelines. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18517 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 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 Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 3 weeks prior to the meeting. Dated: April 1, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–6981 Filed 4–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XE92 Fisheries of the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); king mackerel; Public Meeting; Correction National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of change of location for SEDAR Assessment Workshop for South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico king mackerel. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The SEDAR assessments of the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico stocks of king mackerel will consist of a series of three workshops: a Data Workshop, an Assessment Workshop, and a Review Workshop. This is the sixteenth SEDAR. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The Assessment Workshop will take place May 5–9, 2008. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The Assessment Workshop will be held at the Doubletree Hotel Coconut Grove, 2649 S. Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33133; telephone: (305) 858– 2500. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Neer, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1 18518 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 66 / Friday, April 4, 2008 / Notices Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The original notice published in the Federal Register on January 14, 2008 (73 FR 2223). The original noticed stated that the Assessment Workshop would be held at the Grand Bay Hotel. The location of that meeting has changed to the address listed above (see ADDRESSES). May 5–9, 2008; SEDAR 16 Assessment Workshop May 5, 2008: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.; May 6–8, 2008: 8 a.m - 8 p.m.; May 9, 2008: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. All other previously-published information remains unchanged. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to each workshop. Dated: April 1, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–6982 Filed 4–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The SSC meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5265 International Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29418, telephone: (843) 308–9330. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366; e-mail: Kim.Iverson@safmc.net. ADDRESSES: The original noticed published in the Federal Register on March 24, 2008 (73 FR 15488). Under the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the SSC is the body responsible for reviewing the Council’s scientific materials. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its SSC to provide orientation for new members appointed in March 2008. Members will be briefed on SAFMC operating procedures and administrative issues, and discuss the tasks and responsibilities of SSC membership. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SSC Meeting Schedule: April 29, 2008, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., April 30, 2008, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to the meeting. RIN: 0648–XG55 Fisheries of the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC); Public Meeting; Correction Dated: April 1, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–6983 Filed 4–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of change of location for the SAFMC Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) meeting. AGENCY: The meeting scheduled for April 29–30, 2008 will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5265 International Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29418, not at 4055 Faber Place Drive as originally scheduled. The SAFMC will hold a meeting of its SSC to orient new members and introduce them to the Council system. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SSC meeting will be held April 29–30, 2008. ebenthall on PRODPC61 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:24 Apr 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The AHGIFQAP meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 24, 2008 and conclude no later than 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Quorum Hotel, 700 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33609; telephone: (813) 289–8200. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assane Diagne, Economist, telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) has scheduled a meeting of the Ad Hoc Grouper IFQ Advisory Panel to discuss the public hearing draft for Amendment 29 to the Reef Fish Fishery Management Plan. Reef Fish Amendment 29 proposes to rationalize effort and reduce overcapacity in the commercial grouper and tilefish fisheries in order to achieve and maintain optimum yield (OY). Effort management approaches considered in this amendment include permit endorsements and the implementation of an Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) program. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the AHGIFQAP for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Actions of the AHGIFQAP will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 action to address the emergency. Copies of the agenda can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630. RIN: 0648–XG88 Special Accommodations Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting This meeting is 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. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a public meeting of the Ad Hoc Grouper Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Advisory Panel (AHGIFQAP). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: March 31, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–6962 Filed 4–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 66 (Friday, April 4, 2008)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN: 0648-XE92


Fisheries of the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico; Southeast 
Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); king mackerel; Public Meeting; 
Correction

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

ACTION: Notice of change of location for SEDAR Assessment Workshop for 
South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico king mackerel.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR assessments of the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico 
stocks of king mackerel will consist of a series of three workshops: a 
Data Workshop, an Assessment Workshop, and a Review Workshop. This is 
the sixteenth SEDAR. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The Assessment Workshop will take place May 5-9, 2008. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The Assessment Workshop will be held at the Doubletree Hotel 
Coconut Grove, 2649 S. Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33133; telephone: 
(305) 858-2500.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Neer, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 
Faber

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Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 
571-4366.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The original notice published in the Federal 
Register on January 14, 2008 (73 FR 2223). The original noticed stated 
that the Assessment Workshop would be held at the Grand Bay Hotel. The 
location of that meeting has changed to the address listed above (see 
ADDRESSES).

May 5-9, 2008; SEDAR 16 Assessment Workshop

May 5, 2008: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.; May 6-8, 2008: 8 a.m - 8 p.m.; May 9, 
2008: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    All other previously-published information remains unchanged.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 
business days prior to each workshop.

    Dated: April 1, 2008.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E8-6982 Filed 4-3-08; 8:45 am]
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