Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 31976-31977 [E8-12594]

Download as PDF 31976 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 109 / Thursday, June 5, 2008 / Notices liaison to the community regarding sanctuary issues and represents community interests, concerns, and management needs to the sanctuary and NOAA. Authority: 16 U.S.C. Section 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429, Marine Sanctuary Program) May 27, 2008. Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E8–12283 Filed 6–4–08; 8:45 am] Special Accommodations BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XI28 Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Annual Catch Limit Plan Development Group (ACLG) DATES: The ACLG will meet on June 24– 25, 2008. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Best Western San Juan Airport Hotel and Casino, located at the Luis Munoz Marin Airport, in Carolina, Puerto Rico. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918; telephone: (787) 766–5926. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ACLG will meet to discuss the items contained in the following agenda: •Call to Order •Overview of ACLG (Annual Catch Limit Plan Development Group) Tasks •Report from the Technical Monitoring and Compliance Team (TMCT) on: -Fisheries Overfished and undergoing overfishing -Other fisheries •Determination of ACLs and AMs -By Fishery (SFA Units: Groupers Unit 4, Parrotfishes, Queen Conch. etc.) -By Species -By Area -By Gear •Recommendations to the SSC •Other Business yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:51 Jun 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 •Next Meeting 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 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. The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rolon, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918, telephone (787) 766– 5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: June 2, 2008 Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–12593 Filed 6–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The committee will have discussions concerning the collection of social and economic fisheries data, and potential analytical uses of those data. These data include revenue, cost, crew, labor, and community information, which may be collected from vessels and processing plants participating in the fisheries, as well as data from other sources. 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 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 Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen, (907) 271–2809, at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: June 2, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–12592 Filed 6–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XI27 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public committee meeting. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XI29 AGENCY: SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Crab Socioeconomic Data Collection Committee will meet in Anchorage, AK. DATES: The meeting will be held on June 24, 2008, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Anchorage Hilton Hotel, Iliamna Room, 500 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Fina, NPFMC, telephone: (907) 271–2809. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a working meeting, which is open to the public. DATES: The GMT meeting will be held Monday, June 23, 2008 from 1 p.m. until business for the day is completed. The GMT meeting will reconvene Tuesday, June 24 through Friday, June 27, from 8:30 a.m. until business for each day is completed. ADDRESSES: The GMT meeting will be held at the Pacific Fishery Management E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 109 / Thursday, June 5, 2008 / Notices Council office, Large Conference Room, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John DeVore, Groundfish Management Coordinator; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the GMT working meeting is to complete analyses for the 2009–10 Groundfish Harvest Specifications and Management Measures Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The main task will be completing any analysis of the Council’s preferred alternative for groundfish harvest specifications and management measures for the next biennium. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the GMT for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal GMT action during this meeting. GMT 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 GMT’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 Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: June 2, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–12594 Filed 6–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XI23 Nominations to the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; request for nominations. yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Nominations are being sought for appointment by the Secretary of VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:51 Jun 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 Commerce (Secretary) to serve on the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC or Committee) beginning in October 2008. MAFAC is the only Federal advisory committee with the responsibility to advise the Secretary on all matters concerning living marine resources that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary to assist in the development and implementation of Departmental regulations, policies and programs critical to the mission and goals of the NMFS. Nominations are encouraged from all interested parties involved with or representing interests affected by NMFS actions in managing living marine resources. Nominees should possess demonstrable expertise in a field related to the management of living marine resources and be able to fulfill the time commitments required for two annual meetings. Individuals serve for a term of three years for no more than two consecutive terms if reappointed. NMFS is seeking qualified nominees to fill upcoming vacancies being created by the expiration of existing appointments this October, thereby bringing the Committee to its full complement of 21 members. DATES: Nominations must be received by July 21, 2008. ADDRESSES: Nominations must be sent to Dr. Mark Holliday, Executive Director, MAFAC, Office of Policy, NMFS F–14451, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Holliday, MAFAC Executive Director; (301) 713–2239 x120; e-mail: Mark.Holliday@noaa.gov. The establishment of MAFAC was approved by the Secretary on December 28, 1970, and subsequently chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, on February 17, 1971. The Committee meets twice a year with supplementary subcommittee meetings as determined necessary by the Committee Chairperson. No less that 15 and no more than 21 individuals may serve on the Committee. Membership is comprised of highly qualified individuals representing commercial and recreational fisheries interests, environmental organizations, academic institutions, governmental, tribal and consumer groups from a balance of U.S. geographical regions, including Puerto Rico and the Western Pacific and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A MAFAC member cannot be a Federal employee or a member of a Regional Fishery Management Council. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31977 Selected candidates must pass security checks and submit financial disclosure forms. Membership is voluntary, and except for reimbursable travel and related expenses, service is without pay. Each submission should include the submitting person or organization’s name and affiliation, a cover letter describing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in serving on the Committee, a curriculum vitae and or resume of the nominee, and no more than three supporting letters describing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in serving on the Committee. Self-nominations are acceptable. The following contact information must accompany each nominee’s submission: name, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address (if available). Nominations should be sent to (see ADDRESSES) and must be received by (see DATES). The full text of the Committee Charter and its current membership can be viewed at the NMFS’s web page at www.nmfs.noaa.gov/mafac.htm. Dated: May 30, 2008. James W. Balsiger, Acting Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–12602 Filed 6–5–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Estuarine Research Reserve System Estuarine Reserves Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public comment period for the Revised Management Plan for the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Estuarine Reserves Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce is announcing a thirty-day public comment period on the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve Management Plan Revision. The Sapelo Island Reserve (Georgia) was designated in 1976 pursuant to Section 315 of the Coastal Zone E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 109 (Thursday, June 5, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31976-31977]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-12594]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN: 0648-XI29


Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Groundfish 
Management Team (GMT) will hold a working meeting, which is open to the 
public.

DATES: The GMT meeting will be held Monday, June 23, 2008 from 1 p.m. 
until business for the day is completed. The GMT meeting will reconvene 
Tuesday, June 24 through Friday, June 27, from 8:30 a.m. until business 
for each day is completed.

ADDRESSES: The GMT meeting will be held at the Pacific Fishery 
Management

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Council office, Large Conference Room, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 
101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John DeVore, Groundfish Management 
Coordinator; telephone: (503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the GMT working meeting is to 
complete analyses for the 2009-10 Groundfish Harvest Specifications and 
Management Measures Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The main task 
will be completing any analysis of the Council's preferred alternative 
for groundfish harvest specifications and management measures for the 
next biennium.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before the GMT for discussion, those issues may not be the 
subject of formal GMT action during this meeting. GMT 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 GMT'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 Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820-2280 at least 5 
days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: June 2, 2008.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E8-12594 Filed 6-4-08; 8:45 am]
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