Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 39676 [E8-15656]

Download as PDF 39676 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 133 / Thursday, July 10, 2008 / Notices Dated: July 2, 2008. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–15605 Filed 7–9–08; 8:45 am] in the following office(s): SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sloan, Kate Swails, or Carrie Hubard, (301)713–2289. The requested amendments have been granted under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222–226), and the Fur Seal Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.). Both permits were amended to extend the expiration dates from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009. Issuance of these permit amendments, as required by the ESA, was based on a finding that such permit amendments: (1) were applied for in good faith; (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered species; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Documents may be reviewed in the following locations: Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301)713–2289; fax (301)427–2521; Northwest Region, NMFS, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, BIN C15700, Bldg. 1, Seattle, WA 98115–0700; phone (206)526–6150; fax (206)526–6426; Alaska Region, NMFS, P.O. Box 21668, Juneau, AK 99802–1668; phone (907)586–7221; fax (907)586–7249; Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802–4213; phone (562)980–4001; fax (562)980–4018; Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm 1110, Honolulu, HI 96814–4700; phone (808)944–2200; fax (808)973–2941; Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930–2298; phone (978)281–9300; fax (978)281–9394; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701; phone (727)824–5312; fax (727)824–5309. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Jul 09, 2008 Jkt 214001 BILLING CODE 3510–22–S arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305 ( c ) of the MagnusonStevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the CFMC’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XI98 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: SUMMARY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council’s (CFMC) Advisory Panel (AP) will hold a meeting. The AP meeting will be held on August 6, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Best Western San Juan Airport Hotel, Luis Munoz Marin Airport, Carolina, 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 AP will meet to discuss the items contained in the following agenda: •Call to order •Annual Catch Limits (ACLs) /Accountability Measures (AM) Guidelines Summary Presentation •Discussion on ACLs/AMs for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands •Recommendations of the AP to the CFMC •Other Business 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 DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: July 7, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–15656 Filed 7–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XI46 Taking and Importing of Marine Mammals National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; affirmative finding. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, NMFS, (Assistant Administrator) has granted a request for an affirmative finding for the Republic of El Salvador under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). This affirmative finding will allow yellowfin tuna harvested in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean (ETP) in compliance with the International Dolphin Conservation Program (IDCP) by El Salvadorian-flag purse seine vessels or purse seine vessels operating under El Salvadorian jurisdiction to be imported into the United States. The affirmative finding was based on review of documentary evidence submitted by the Republic of El Salvador and obtained from the InterAmerican Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) and the U.S. Department of State. The affirmative finding is effective from April 1, 2008, through March 31, 2013, subject to annual review by NMFS. DATES: E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM 10JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 133 (Thursday, July 10, 2008)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E8-15656]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN: 0648-XI98


Caribbean 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 Caribbean Fishery Management Council's (CFMC) Advisory 
Panel (AP) will hold a meeting.

DATES: The AP meeting will be held on August 6, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. 
until 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Best Western San Juan 
Airport Hotel, Luis Munoz Marin Airport, Carolina, 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 AP will meet to discuss the items 
contained in the following agenda:
    Call to order
    Annual Catch Limits (ACLs) /Accountability Measures (AM) 
Guidelines Summary Presentation
    Discussion on ACLs/AMs for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin 
Islands
    Recommendations of the AP to the CFMC
    Other Business
    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 Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the 
CFMC's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    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: July 7, 2008.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E8-15656 Filed 7-9-08; 8:45 am]
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