Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee; Public Meetings, 32681 [E8-13012]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 112 / Tuesday, June 10, 2008 / Notices July 1, 2008 Selling, General, and Administrative Expenses and Profit [FR Doc. E8–13001 Filed 6–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA56 Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open public meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). This will be the first meeting to be held in calendar year 2008 to review and advise NOAA on management policies for living marine resources. Agenda topics are provided under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. All full Committee sessions will be open to the public. DATES: The meetings will be held July 1, 2008, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 2, 2008, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and July 3, 2008, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Radisson Martinique Hotel, 49 West 32nd Street, New York, NY 10001; (212) 277–2702 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Holliday, Director, NMFS Office of Policy; telephone: (301) 713–2239 x120. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, notice is hereby given of a meeting of MAFAC. MAFAC was established by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) on February 17, 1971, to advise the Secretary on all living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. This committee advises and reviews the adequacy of living marine resource policies and programs to meet the needs of commercial and recreational fisheries, and environmental, State, consumer, academic, tribal, governmental and other national interests. The complete charter and summaries of former meetings are located online at http:// www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ocs/mafac/ index.htm. dwashington3 on PRODPC61 with NOTICES SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE The meeting will begin with opening remarks and introductions to the full committee from Dr. Jim Balsiger, Acting Assistant Administrator for NOAA Fisheries. MAFAC administrative matters will be discussed, including findings and recommendations of the MAFAC charter working group. The afternoon is dedicated to separate Subcommittee and working group meetings, including Strategic Planning, Commerce (aquaculture, ecolabeling, and seafood safety/quality), and Recreational Fisheries Statistics improvements. Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers July 2, 2008 Updates will be presented on Aquaculture, Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization, and International Fisheries, and legislative updates. Other topics to be discussed are the Vision 2020 Working Group; a Strategic Planning Subcommittee report on the present draft of a MAFAC Transition Paper; NOS/NMFS interactions; and National Monuments, Sanctuaries, and Marine Protected Areas. July 3, 2008 The full Committee will reconvene from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to discuss findings and recommendations on Seafood Safety and Quality; receive a briefing on climate change impacts and NOAA Climate Service; and discuss findings and recommendations on Ecolabeling and Seafood Certification. The meeting will conclude with a review of action items and next steps, and the time and place of the Fall meeting. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mark Holliday, Director, NMFS Office of Policy; telephone: (301) 713–2239 x120 by 5 p.m., June 15, 2008. Dated: June 5, 2008. James W. Balsiger Acting Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–13012 Filed 6–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S Matters To Be Considered The order in which these matters is considered is subject to change. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:35 Jun 09, 2008 Jkt 211001 32681 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Stormwater Treatment Areas in Everglades Agricultural Area Located in Palm Beach and Hendry Counties, FL AGENCY: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of availability. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA56


Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of open public meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Marine Fisheries 
Advisory Committee (MAFAC). This will be the first meeting to be held 
in calendar year 2008 to review and advise NOAA on management policies 
for living marine resources. Agenda topics are provided under the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. All full Committee 
sessions will be open to the public.

DATES: The meetings will be held July 1, 2008, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 
July 2, 2008, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and July 3, 2008, from 9 a.m. 
to 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Radisson Martinique Hotel, 
49 West 32nd Street, New York, NY 10001; (212) 277-2702

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Holliday, Director, NMFS Office 
of Policy; telephone: (301) 713-2239 x120.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As required by section 10(a)(2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, notice is hereby given 
of a meeting of MAFAC. MAFAC was established by the Secretary of 
Commerce (Secretary) on February 17, 1971, to advise the Secretary on 
all living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the 
Department of Commerce. This committee advises and reviews the adequacy 
of living marine resource policies and programs to meet the needs of 
commercial and recreational fisheries, and environmental, State, 
consumer, academic, tribal, governmental and other national interests. 
The complete charter and summaries of former meetings are located 
online at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ocs/mafac/index.htm.

Matters To Be Considered

    The order in which these matters is considered is subject to 
change.

July 1, 2008

    The meeting will begin with opening remarks and introductions to 
the full committee from Dr. Jim Balsiger, Acting Assistant 
Administrator for NOAA Fisheries. MAFAC administrative matters will be 
discussed, including findings and recommendations of the MAFAC charter 
working group. The afternoon is dedicated to separate Subcommittee and 
working group meetings, including Strategic Planning, Commerce 
(aquaculture, ecolabeling, and seafood safety/quality), and 
Recreational Fisheries Statistics improvements.

July 2, 2008

    Updates will be presented on Aquaculture, Magnuson-Stevens Act 
Reauthorization, and International Fisheries, and legislative updates. 
Other topics to be discussed are the Vision 2020 Working Group; a 
Strategic Planning Subcommittee report on the present draft of a MAFAC 
Transition Paper; NOS/NMFS interactions; and National Monuments, 
Sanctuaries, and Marine Protected Areas.

July 3, 2008

    The full Committee will reconvene from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to discuss 
findings and recommendations on Seafood Safety and Quality; receive a 
briefing on climate change impacts and NOAA Climate Service; and 
discuss findings and recommendations on Ecolabeling and Seafood 
Certification. The meeting will conclude with a review of action items 
and next steps, and the time and place of the Fall meeting.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Mark Holliday, Director, NMFS 
Office of Policy; telephone: (301) 713-2239 x120 by 5 p.m., June 15, 
2008.

    Dated: June 5, 2008.
James W. Balsiger
Acting Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries 
Service.
[FR Doc. E8-13012 Filed 6-9-08; 8:45 am]
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