Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT); First Fall Meeting, 51291 [E8-20278]

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[Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog No. 11.419 Coastal Zone Management Program Assistance.] [FR Doc. E8–20283 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XJ87 Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT); First Fall Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In preparation for the 2008 International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting, the Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to ICCAT is announcing the convening of the first of two fall meetings. The meeting will be held September 15–16, 2008. There will be an open session on Monday, September 15, 2008, beginning from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m. The remainder of the meeting will be closed to the public. There will be no opportunity for oral public comments during the meeting. Written comments on issues being considered at the meeting will be made available to the Advisory Committee, and must be received no later than September 8, 2008 (see ADDRESSES). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Written comments should be sent to Terra Lederhouse at NOAA Fisheries, Office of International Affairs, Room 12641, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Written comments can also be provided via fax (301–713– 2313) or email (Terra.Lederhouse@noaa.gov). 51291 2008, first in an open session to consider information on stock status of Atlantic highly migratory species, particularly bluefin tuna, yellowfin tuna, skipjack tuna, and sharks. There will be no opportunity for oral public comment during the open session. Written comments, however, may be submitted before the September open session by mail, fax or email and should be received by September 11, 2008 (see ADDRESSES). After the open session, the Advisory Committee will meet in closed session to discuss sensitive information relating to upcoming international negotiations regarding the management of Atlantic highly migratory species. The Advisory Committee will also consider fleet capacity management and monitoring, control and surveillance issues. Special Accommodations The meeting locations are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Terra Lederhouse at (301) 713–9090 by at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 27, 2008. Christopher Rogers, Acting Director, Office of International Affairs, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–20278 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terra Lederhouse, Office of International Affairs, 301–713–9090. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to ICCAT will meet September 15–16, PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XJ88 Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas; Second Fall Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In preparation for the 2008 ICCAT meeting, the Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) will convene its second and final fall meeting in October 2008. DATES: The meeting will be held October 26–28, 2008. There will be an open session the afternoon of Sunday, October 26, 2008, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The remainder of the meeting will be closed to the public. Oral comments can E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XJ87


Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section of the International 
Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT); First Fall 
Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In preparation for the 2008 International Commission for the 
Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting, the Advisory Committee 
to the U.S. Section to ICCAT is announcing the convening of the first 
of two fall meetings.

DATES: The meeting will be held September 15-16, 2008. There will be an 
open session on Monday, September 15, 2008, beginning from 9 a.m. 
through 1 p.m. The remainder of the meeting will be closed to the 
public. There will be no opportunity for oral public comments during 
the meeting. Written comments on issues being considered at the meeting 
will be made available to the Advisory Committee, and must be received 
no later than September 8, 2008 (see ADDRESSES).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 8777 
Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Written comments should be 
sent to Terra Lederhouse at NOAA Fisheries, Office of International 
Affairs, Room 12641, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. 
Written comments can also be provided via fax (301-713-2313) or email 
(Terra.Lederhouse@noaa.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terra Lederhouse, Office of 
International Affairs, 301-713-9090.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section 
to ICCAT will meet September 15-16, 2008, first in an open session to 
consider information on stock status of Atlantic highly migratory 
species, particularly bluefin tuna, yellowfin tuna, skipjack tuna, and 
sharks. There will be no opportunity for oral public comment during the 
open session. Written comments, however, may be submitted before the 
September open session by mail, fax or email and should be received by 
September 11, 2008 (see ADDRESSES).
    After the open session, the Advisory Committee will meet in closed 
session to discuss sensitive information relating to upcoming 
international negotiations regarding the management of Atlantic highly 
migratory species. The Advisory Committee will also consider fleet 
capacity management and monitoring, control and surveillance issues.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting locations are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Terra Lederhouse at (301) 713-9090 
by at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: August 27, 2008.
Christopher Rogers,
Acting Director, Office of International Affairs, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E8-20278 Filed 8-29-08; 8:45 am]
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