North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 36670-36671 [E9-17656]

Download as PDF 36670 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 141 / Friday, July 24, 2009 / Notices completion of all items on the agenda, the meeting may be extended from, or completed prior to the date/time established in this notice. Special Accommodations These meetings are 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 21, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–17653 Filed 7–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XQ47 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee 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, August 10, 2009 at 1 p.m. and Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 732–6000; fax: (401) 739–5715. 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: Monday, August 10, 2009 The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will review the Groundfish Plan Development Team calculations of Acceptable Biological Catch (ABCs) for groundfish stocks for VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:55 Jul 23, 2009 Jkt 217001 the years 2010–12 using the guidance previously provided by the SSC; finalize the ABC recommendations; discuss upcoming meetings including the Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management Workshop, the September 2009 Council meeting, the National SSC Workshop, SAW/SARC terms of reference and committee timelines. Tuesday, August 11, 2009 The Committee will review the 2009 Herring TRAC Assessment results for the Atlantic herring complex and provide preliminary guidance to the Herring PDT regarding approaches to account for scientific uncertainty, specifying ABC and developing an ABC control rule; review quantitative analyses of uncertainty associated with the Overfishing Level and finalize a scallop ABC recommendation for fishing year 2010; review the 2008 Data Poor Working Group assessment results for red crab and provide preliminary guidance to the Red Crab Plan Development Team regarding approaches for accounting and scientific uncertainty, specifying ABC and developing an ABC control rule. 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 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s 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 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: July 21, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–17657 Filed 7–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XQ45 North Pacific 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 North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Rural Community Outreach Committee will meet in Anchorage. DATES: The meeting will be held on August 12, 2009, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Conference Room, Room ι304, 1016 West 6th Avenue, Suite 304, Anchorage, AK. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Kimball, NPFMC, telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Council’s Rural Community Outreach Committee will discuss organizational issues; ways to improve general and project-specific outreach with rural and Alaska Native communities; and the committee’s role in providing feedback on community impacts sections of analyses. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.noaafisheries.noaa.gov/ npfmc/. 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 this meeting. 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. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen, (907) 271–2809, at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1 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-XQ45


North Pacific 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 North Pacific Fishery Management Council's Rural Community 
Outreach Committee will meet in Anchorage.

DATES: The meeting will be held on August 12, 2009, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Anchorage Chamber of 
Commerce Conference Room, Room 304, 1016 West 6th Avenue, 
Suite 304, Anchorage, AK.
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 
4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Kimball, NPFMC, telephone: 
(907) 271-2809.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Council's Rural Community Outreach Committee 
will discuss organizational issues; ways to improve general and 
project-specific outreach with rural and Alaska Native communities; and 
the committee's role in providing feedback on community impacts 
sections of analyses.
    The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be 
posted at http://www.noaafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc/.
    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 this 
meeting. 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.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Gail Bendixen, (907) 271-2809, at least 5 working 
days prior to the meeting date.


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    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]
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