New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 38175 [E8-15113]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 129 / Thursday, July 3, 2008 / Notices been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Special Accommodations RIN 0648–XI80 Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council’s (CFMC) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a meeting. DATES: The SSC meeting will be held on July 24, 2008. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Pierre Hotel at Gallery Plaza, De Diego Avenue, Santurce, Puerto Rico. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918–1920, telephone: (787) 766–5926. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SSC will meet to discuss the items contained in the following agenda: • Call to order • Annual Catch Limits (ACLs) /Accountability Measures (AM) Guidelines • Technical Monitoring and Compliance Team (TMCT) Report • Annual Catch Limit Plan Development Group (ACLG) Report • Discussion of TMCT and ACLG Reports • Recommendations of the SSC to the CFMC • Other Business • Next Meeting The SSC will convene on July 24, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, and will be conducted in English. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group 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 this meeting. Actions 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 MagnusonStevens Act, provided the public has VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:46 Jul 02, 2008 Jkt 214001 This 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 00918–1920, telephone: (787) 766–5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: June 30, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–15116 Filed 7–2–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XI78 New England 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 New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Herring Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn By the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101; telephone: (207) 775–2311. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion in the committee’s agenda are as follows: 1. Review and discuss scoping comments received regarding Amendment 4 to the Herring Fishery Management Plan (FMP). 2. Review background information about observer coverage and PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38175 monitoring/reporting issues (if available). 3. Work on the development of management alternatives for further consideration in Amendment 4 to the Herring FMP; the Committee and Advisory Panel may discuss measures to address monitoring and reporting requirements, observer coverage, shoreside monitoring and sampling, annual catch limits (ACLs) and accountability measures (AMs), measures to address herring bycatch concerns in the Atlantic mackerel fishery, and individual and group quota allocation programs (IFQs and sectors, for example), as well as other measures that were suggested for consideration during the scoping process 4. Develop Committee recommendations for Council consideration in October regarding the specific management measures to be considered further in Amendment 4. 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. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: June 30, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–15113 Filed 7–2–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XI78


New England 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 New England Fishery Management Council's (Council) Herring 
Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England 
fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at 9:30 
a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn By the Bay, 88 
Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101; telephone: (207) 775-2311.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion in the committee's 
agenda are as follows:
    1. Review and discuss scoping comments received regarding Amendment 
4 to the Herring Fishery Management Plan (FMP).
    2. Review background information about observer coverage and 
monitoring/reporting issues (if available).
    3. Work on the development of management alternatives for further 
consideration in Amendment 4 to the Herring FMP; the Committee and 
Advisory Panel may discuss measures to address monitoring and reporting 
requirements, observer coverage, shoreside monitoring and sampling, 
annual catch limits (ACLs) and accountability measures (AMs), measures 
to address herring bycatch concerns in the Atlantic mackerel fishery, 
and individual and group quota allocation programs (IFQs and sectors, 
for example), as well as other measures that were suggested for 
consideration during the scoping process
    4. Develop Committee recommendations for Council consideration in 
October regarding the specific management measures to be considered 
further in Amendment 4.
    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.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days 
prior to the meeting date.

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: June 30, 2008.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E8-15113 Filed 7-2-08; 8:45 am]
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