Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 36671 [E9-17655]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 141 / Friday, July 24, 2009 / Notices Dated: July 21, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–17656 Filed 7–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XQ44 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Public meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Law Enforcement Advisory Panel (AP). srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Law Enforcement Advisory Panel in North Charleston, SC. DATES: The meeting will take place August 12–13, 2009. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5265 International Boulevard, North Charleston, SC; telephone: (843) 308– 9330. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the Law Enforcement Advisory Panel will meet from 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. on August 12, 2009, and from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on August 13, 2009. The Advisory Panel will receive updates from state and federal representatives regarding law enforcement activities and discuss issues relative to the Joint Enforcement Agreement (JEA) and current enforcement activities for the marine protected areas implemented in Amendment 14 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the South Atlantic. The AP will also receive updates on Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS) programs in the Southeast Region and new location technology. AP members will receive an update on Amendment 17A to the Snapper VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:55 Jul 23, 2009 Jkt 217001 Grouper FMP and develop recommendations relative to proposed area closures, including the number and location of waypoints, transit provisions, definitions of gear stowed, and other issues. The AP will receive an update on Amendment 17B to the Snapper Grouper FMP and develop recommendations relative to the prohibition of harvest of deepwater snapper grouper species beyond 240 feet, including how to define the depth contour line including the number and location of waypoints, transit provisions, definition of gear stowed, and other issues. The AP will review Amendment 18 to the Snapper Grouper FMP, including a provision to expand the snapper grouper management unit northward, and Amendment 20 to the Snapper Grouper FMP involving revisions of the existing Wreckfish Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ) Program, and provide recommendations. AP members will receive an update on the status of proposed Limited Access Privilege Programs (Catch Share Programs), and the Council’s Ecosystem-Based Amendment 2 and provide recommendations as appropriate. 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 these meetings. 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 Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. equests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Dated: July 21, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–17655 Filed 7–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36671 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XQ43 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Habitat and Environmental Protection (Habitat) Advisory Panel (AP). SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Habitat Advisory Panel in North Charleston, SC. DATES: The meeting will take place August 11–12, 2009. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times.. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5265 International Boulevard, North Charleston, SC; telephone: (843) 308– 9330. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the Habitat Advisory Panel will meet from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. on August 11, 2009, and from 8:30 a.m. until 12 noon on August 12, 2009. The Advisory Panel will receive updates relative to the coordination of ecosystem-related activities including NOAA Fisheries’ Habitat Conservation Program, Ocean Observing Systems including Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) and the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS), Navy activities in the South Atlantic Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Strategic Habitat Conservation, and the South Atlantic Governor’s Alliance. The AP will also receive updates on regional ecosystem research including the Council’s Internet Mapping Server (IMS) and developing research server, Fishery Independent Research programs, National Marine Sanctuary Program, South Atlantic Research Project (SARRP), development of Aquatic Living Resources Indicators for the E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN: 0648-XQ44


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Public meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management 
Council's Law Enforcement Advisory Panel (AP).

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a 
meeting of its Law Enforcement Advisory Panel in North Charleston, SC.

DATES: The meeting will take place August 12-13, 2009. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5265 
International Boulevard, North Charleston, SC; telephone: (843) 308-
9330.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place 
Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571-4366 or 
toll free (866) SAFMC-10; fax: (843) 769-4520; email: 
kim.iverson@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the Law Enforcement Advisory 
Panel will meet from 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. on August 12, 2009, and from 
8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on August 13, 2009.
    The Advisory Panel will receive updates from state and federal 
representatives regarding law enforcement activities and discuss issues 
relative to the Joint Enforcement Agreement (JEA) and current 
enforcement activities for the marine protected areas implemented in 
Amendment 14 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for 
the South Atlantic. The AP will also receive updates on Vessel 
Monitoring Systems (VMS) programs in the Southeast Region and new 
location technology.
    AP members will receive an update on Amendment 17A to the Snapper 
Grouper FMP and develop recommendations relative to proposed area 
closures, including the number and location of waypoints, transit 
provisions, definitions of gear stowed, and other issues. The AP will 
receive an update on Amendment 17B to the Snapper Grouper FMP and 
develop recommendations relative to the prohibition of harvest of 
deepwater snapper grouper species beyond 240 feet, including how to 
define the depth contour line including the number and location of 
waypoints, transit provisions, definition of gear stowed, and other 
issues.
    The AP will review Amendment 18 to the Snapper Grouper FMP, 
including a provision to expand the snapper grouper management unit 
northward, and Amendment 20 to the Snapper Grouper FMP involving 
revisions of the existing Wreckfish Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ) 
Program, and provide recommendations. AP members will receive an update 
on the status of proposed Limited Access Privilege Programs (Catch 
Share Programs), and the Council's Ecosystem-Based Amendment 2 and 
provide recommendations as appropriate.
    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 these 
meetings. 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 
Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.
    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject 
to change.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. equests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the 
Council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: July 21, 2009.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-17655 Filed 7-23-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-S