New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 36670 [E9-17657]

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

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN: 0648-XQ47


New England 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 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 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]
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