Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 1179 [E9-326]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 7 / Monday, January 12, 2009 / Notices 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. The items of discussion in the committee(s agenda are as follows: 1. The Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to continue work on Amendment 16 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. Amendment 16 is under development to adjust management measures as necessary to continue stock rebuilding. At this meeting, the Committee will review the draft amendment document. They may develop recommendations for any of the management measures under development. Specific items likely to be addressed include, but are not limited to, annual catch limit and accountability measures for the commercial and recreational fisheries, effort control measures, sector administration, monitoring, and policy issues, and gear requirements to reduce incidental catches of regulated groundfish (including requirements for small mesh fisheries in the southern New England and Mid-Atlantic regulated mesh areas). 2. The Committee may also develop recommendations for the identification of preferred alternatives. 3. Other business. Recommendations from the Committee will be considered by the Council at its meeting, on February 9– 11, 2009, in Portsmouth, NH. 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: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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. VerDate Nov<24>2008 21:33 Jan 09, 2009 Jkt 217001 Dated: January 7, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–310 Filed 1–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XM66 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: The Joint Canada-U.S. Review Panel for Pacific hake/whiting will hold a work session which is open to the public. The Joint Canada-U.S. Review Panel will meet beginning at 9 a.m., Tuesday, February 3, 2009 and will continue through 12 p.m., Friday, February 6, 2009. The meetings will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. each day or until business for each day is completed and will adjourn at 12 noon on Friday, February 6. ADDRESSES: The Joint Canada-U.S. Review Panel for Pacific hake/ whiting will be held at the Hotel Deca, 4507 Brooklyn Avenue N.E., Seattle WA 98105; telephone: 1–800–899–0251. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Stacey Miller, NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center; telephone: (206) 437–5670; or Mr. John DeVore, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Joint Canada-U.S. Review Panel for Pacific hake/whiting is to review draft 2009 stock assessment documents and any other pertinent information for Pacific whiting, work with the Stock Assessment Team to make necessary revisions, and produce a Joint Canada-U.S. Review Panel report for use by the Council family and other interested persons for developing management recommendations for 2009 fisheries. No management actions will be decided by the Panel. 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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: January 7, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–326 Filed 1–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Title: Statutory Invention Registration. Form Number(s): PTO/SB/94. Agency Approval Number: 0651– 0036. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Burden: 4 hours annually. Number of Respondents: 8 responses per year. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XM66


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Joint Canada-U.S. Review Panel for Pacific hake/whiting 
will hold a work session which is open to the public.

DATES: The Joint Canada-U.S. Review Panel will meet beginning at 9 
a.m., Tuesday, February 3, 2009 and will continue through 12 p.m., 
Friday, February 6, 2009. The meetings will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 
5:30 p.m. each day or until business for each day is completed and will 
adjourn at 12 noon on Friday, February 6.

ADDRESSES: The Joint Canada-U.S. Review Panel for Pacific hake/ whiting 
will be held at the Hotel Deca, 4507 Brooklyn Avenue N.E., Seattle WA 
98105; telephone: 1-800-899-0251.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Stacey Miller, NMFS Northwest 
Fisheries Science Center; telephone: (206) 437-5670; or Mr. John 
DeVore, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Joint Canada-U.S. Review 
Panel for Pacific hake/whiting is to review draft 2009 stock assessment 
documents and any other pertinent information for Pacific whiting, work 
with the Stock Assessment Team to make necessary revisions, and produce 
a Joint Canada-U.S. Review Panel report for use by the Council family 
and other interested persons for developing management recommendations 
for 2009 fisheries. No management actions will be decided by the Panel. 
The Panel(s role will be development of recommendations and reports for 
consideration by the Council at its March meeting in Seattle, WA.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before the Panel participants for discussion, those issues may 
not be the subject of formal Joint Canada-U.S. Review Panel action 
during this meeting. Panel 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 Panel participants( 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: January 7, 2009.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-326 Filed 1-9-09; 8:45 am]
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