Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 34307 [E9-16736]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 134 / Wednesday, July 15, 2009 / Notices Signed at Washington, DC, this 26th day of June 2009. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign–Trade Zones Board. Attest: Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary, [FR Doc. E9–16790 Filed 7–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1630] Grant of Authority for Subzone Status, William Powell Company dba Starflo Corporation (Industrial Valve Warehousing and Distribution), Manning, South Carolina sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign–Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the Foreign– Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign–Trade Zones Act provides for ‘‘ the establishment of foreign–trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign–Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign–trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR Part 400) provide for the establishment of special–purpose subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the specific use involved, and when the activity results in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest; Whereas, the South Carolina State Ports Authority, grantee of Foreign– Trade Zone 21, has made application to the Board for authority to establish a special–purpose subzone at the industrial valve warehouse and distribution facility of the William Powell Company dba Starflo Corporation, located in Manning, South Carolina, (FTZ Docket 57–2008, filed 10/08/08); Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (73 FR 61781, 10/17/08) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:21 Jul 14, 2009 Jkt 217001 requirements of the FTZ Act and Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public interest; Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants authority for subzone status for activity related to industrial valve warehousing and distribution at the facility of William Powell Company dba Starflo Corporation, located in Manning, South Carolina (Subzone 21D) as described in the application and Federal Register notice, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28. Signed at Washington, DC, this 26th day of June 2009. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign–Trade Zones Board. Attest: Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–16792 Filed 7–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XQ21 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a joint meeting of the Standing and Special Reef Fish Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC). DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 and conclude by 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Quorum, 700 N. Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33609; telephone: (813) 289– 8200. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Atran, Population Dynamics Statistician; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SSC will meet to review new information PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34307 presented to the Council by NOAA Fisheries on estimated impacts of mortality reduction on loggerhead sea turtles population dynamics, analyses of the cumulative impacts of Reef Fish Amendment 31 management alternatives on reducing sea turtle takes by reef fish longlines, and a recently published research paper that documents decreasing annual nest counts of loggerhead sea turtles on Florida beaches. The SSC may also review supplemental documents related to the above items. The SSC will evaluate the adequacy of this information for management action to reduce sea turtle takes, recommend a percent reduction in loggerhead sea turtle mortality from reef fish longlines, and will reevaluate its previous recommendations for Amendment 31 in light of this new information. Time permitting, the SSC may also review recent changes in the SEDAR process for conducting stock assessments, review the Council’s 5-year list of research priorities, and discuss holding future SSC meetings via web conferencing. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the SSCs 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 of the SSCs will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 Council’s intent to take 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 Tina O’Hern at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: July 10 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–16736 Filed 7–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S E:\FR\FM\15JYN1.SGM 15JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XQ21


Gulf of Mexico 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 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a 
joint meeting of the Standing and Special Reef Fish Scientific and 
Statistical Committee (SSC).

DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 
and conclude by 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Quorum, 700 N. Westshore 
Blvd, Tampa, FL 33609; telephone: (813) 289-8200.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. 
Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Atran, Population Dynamics 
Statistician; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: 
(813) 348-1630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SSC will meet to review new information 
presented to the Council by NOAA Fisheries on estimated impacts of 
mortality reduction on loggerhead sea turtles population dynamics, 
analyses of the cumulative impacts of Reef Fish Amendment 31 management 
alternatives on reducing sea turtle takes by reef fish longlines, and a 
recently published research paper that documents decreasing annual nest 
counts of loggerhead sea turtles on Florida beaches. The SSC may also 
review supplemental documents related to the above items. The SSC will 
evaluate the adequacy of this information for management action to 
reduce sea turtle takes, recommend a percent reduction in loggerhead 
sea turtle mortality from reef fish longlines, and will reevaluate its 
previous recommendations for Amendment 31 in light of this new 
information. Time permitting, the SSC may also review recent changes in 
the SEDAR process for conducting stock assessments, review the 
Council's 5-year list of research priorities, and discuss holding 
future SSC meetings via web conferencing.
    Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by 
calling (813) 348-1630.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before the SSCs 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 of the SSCs will be restricted to those issues specifically 
identified in the agenda 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 
Council's intent to take 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 Tina O'Hern at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at 
least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: July 10 2009.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-16736 Filed 7-14-09; 8:45 am]
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