New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 11715 [E9-5937]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 52 / Thursday, March 19, 2009 / Notices with sections 751(b) and 777(i) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.216, 351.221, and 351.222. Dated: March 13, 2009. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–6022 Filed 3–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S recommendations will be presented to the New England Fishery Management Council for approval. 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, Executive Director, at 978– 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Dated: March 16, 2009 Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–5937 Filed 3–18–09; 8:45 am] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XO17 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting BILLING CODE 3510–22–S AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Survey Advisory Panel in April, 2009 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Monday, April 6, 2009 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: This meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn, 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA 02048; telephone: (508) 339–2200; fax: (508) 339–1040. 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 Sea Scallop Survey Advisory Panel (SSAP) will meet to review 2008 survey research and plans for 2009 research projects. The SSAP will recommend changes in research priorities to develop improved scallop survey data collection and analysis methods. The SSAP will also develop and recommend a peer review process to analyze the new survey dredge calibrations and also to evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, and utility of existing survey technologies. The SSAP will also develop recommendations for implementation of integrated, multi-technology annual scallop resource surveys. Other issues may also be discussed and sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:17 Mar 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XO23 National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council); April 2–9, 2009 Council Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. SUMMARY: The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will hold public meetings. DATES: The Council and its advisory entities will meet April 2–9, 2009. The Council meeting will begin on Saturday, April 4, at 8:00 a.m., reconvening each day through Thursday, April 9. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 4 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at The Westin San Francisco Airport, 1 Old Bayshore Highway, Millbrae, California 94030; telephone: 650–692– 3500. The Pacific Council address is Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director, telephone 866–806–7204 or 503–820– 2280; or access the Pacific Council website, www.pcouncil.org for the current meeting location, proposed agenda, and meeting briefing materials. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11715 The following items are on the Pacific Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order: A. Call to Order 1. Opening Remarks and Introductions 2. Roll Call 3. Executive Director(s Report 4. Approve Agenda B. Open Comment Period 1. Comments on Non-Agenda Items C. Habitat 1. Current Habitat Issues D. Highly Migratory Species Management 1. National Marine Fisheries Service Report 2. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 2 - High Seas Shallow-Set Longline 3. Fishery Management Plan Amendments to Implement Annual Catch Limit Requirements 4. International Regional Fishery Management Organization Matters E. Marine Protected Areas 1. Update on Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Management Plan Review Process F. Groundfish Management 1. National Marine Fisheries Service Report 2. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments 3. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 21 - Intersector Allocation 4. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 20 - Trawl Rationalization — Community Fishery Association and Miscellaneous Clarification Issues 5. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 20 - Trawl Rationalization — Analysis of Parameters for Adaptive Management Program 6. Final Consideration of Inseason Adjustments 7. Fishery Plan Amendments to Implement Annual Catch Limit Requirements 8. Review of Implementing Regulations for the Vessel Monitoring System G. Administrative Matters 1. Legislative Matters 2. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes 3. Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures 4. Review of Proposed Rule on Council Standard Operating Policies and Procedures 5. Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning H. Salmon Management 1. Update on National Marine Fisheries Service Draft Biological Opinion for California Water Projects 2. Work Group Report on Causes of 2008 Salmon Failure SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XO17


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION:  Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY:  The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Survey Advisory Panel in 
April, 2009 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the 
exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be 
brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if 
appropriate.

DATES:  This meeting will be held on Monday, April 6, 2009 at 9 a.m.

ADDRESSES: Meeting address: This meeting will be held at the Holiday 
Inn, 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA 02048; telephone: (508) 339-
2200; fax: (508) 339-1040.
    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 Sea Scallop Survey Advisory Panel (SSAP) 
will meet to review 2008 survey research and plans for 2009 research 
projects. The SSAP will recommend changes in research priorities to 
develop improved scallop survey data collection and analysis methods. 
The SSAP will also develop and recommend a peer review process to 
analyze the new survey dredge calibrations and also to evaluate the 
strengths, weaknesses, and utility of existing survey technologies. The 
SSAP will also develop recommendations for implementation of 
integrated, multi-technology annual scallop resource surveys. Other 
issues may also be discussed and recommendations will be presented to 
the New England Fishery Management Council for approval.
    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, Executive Director, at 978-465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: March 16, 2009
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-5937 Filed 3-18-09; 8:45 am]
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