Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 50777-50778 [E9-23746]

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This notice of initiation is being published in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218 (c). September 22, 2009. John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E9–23691 Filed 9–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XR96 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 1 In comments made on the interim final sunset regulations, a number of parties stated that the proposed five-day period for rebuttals to substantive responses to a notice of initiation was insufficient. This requirement was retained in the final sunset regulations at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(4). As provided in 19 CFR 351.302(b), however, the Department will consider individual requests to extend that five-day deadline based upon a showing of good cause. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50777 Brandon Farlander (202) 482–0182. Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a public meeting of the Louisiana/ Mississippi Habitat Protection Advisory Panel (AP). DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2009 and conclude no later than 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton, 6401 Veterans Memorial Highway, Metairie, LA 70003. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Rester, Habitat Support Specialist, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; telephone: (228) 875–5912. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At this meeting, the AP will discuss the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program, deepwater coral in the Gulf of Mexico, projects associated with Individual Environmental Report 11 (Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Navigable Floodgates in Orleans and St. Bernard Parishes, LA), potential estuarine and marine impacts from the expansion of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in Richton, MS, open water disposal of dredge material in Mississippi Sound, and Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Plan projects in Planning Unit 1. The Louisiana/Mississippi group is part of a three unit Habitat Protection AP of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. The principal role of the advisory panels is to assist the Council in attempting to maintain optimum conditions within the habitat and ecosystems supporting the marine resources of the Gulf of Mexico. Advisory panels serve as a first alert system to call to the Council’s attention proposed projects being developed and other activities which may adversely impact the Gulf marine fisheries and their supporting ecosystems. The panels may also provide advice to the Council on its policies and procedures for addressing environmental affairs. Although other issues not on the agenda may come before the panel for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 50778 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 189 / Thursday, October 1, 2009 / Notices Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal panel action during this meeting. Panel action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda listed as available by this notice. A copy of the agenda can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630. 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. 11 a.m. - 12 noon - The Council will receive a presentation on Catch Shares Task Force. 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - They will receive public testimony on exempted fishing permits (EFPs), if any; Modifications to Reef Fish Amendment 29; and the Council will hold an open public comment period regarding any fishery issue of concern. People wishing to speak before the Council should complete a public comment card prior to the comment period. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Thursday, October 22, 2009 8:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. - The Council will review and discuss reports from the committee meetings as follows: Reef Fish Management; Administrative Policy; Data Collection; Spiny Lobster/ Stone Crab Management; Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem; Coastal Migratory Pelagics (Mackerel) Management; Shrimp Management; AP Selection Committee and SEDAR Selection Committee. 12:45 p.m. - 1 p.m. - Other Business items will follow. The Council will conclude its meeting at approximately 1 p.m. RIN 0648–XR95 Committees Dated: September 28, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–23746 Filed 9–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings PWALKER on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene public meetings. DATES: The meetings will be held October 19 - 22, 2009. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Holiday Inn, 1102 S. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Stephen Bortone, Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Council Wednesday, October 21, 2009 10:30 a.m. - The Council meeting will begin with a review of the agenda and minutes and approve the Committee Appointments. VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:32 Sep 30, 2009 Jkt 217001 Monday, October 19, 2009 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. - CLOSED SESSION (Full Council) - The Administrative Policy Committee will discuss Administrative Matters. 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - CLOSED SESSION (Full Council) - The SEDAR Selection Committee will approve the SEDAR 19 (Black Grouper) Review Workshop Participants; select the SEDAR 22 (Yellowedge Grouper and Tilefish) Data Workshop Participants and the SEDAR Procedural Workshop IV - Characterizing Uncertainty Participants. 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. - CLOSED SESSION (Full Council) - The AP Selection Committee will appoint the Chair and Vice Chair for the Ad Hoc LAPP AP; Appoint Ad Hoc Data Collection AP; and Receive the report on status of fishery violations. 12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. - The Data Collection Committee will review a report of the Logbook Workshop. 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. - The Shrimp Management Committee will review the ‘‘Status and Health of the Shrimp Stocks for 2008’’; review the ‘‘Stock Assessment Report 2008 - Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fishery’’; review of ‘‘A Biological Review of the Tortugas Pink Shrimp Fishery Through December 2008; and a Preliminary Report of Shrimp Effort in 2009. 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. - The Spiny Lobster/ Stone Crab Committee will discuss the PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Scoping Hearing Summaries for Spiny Lobster Amendment 10 and Suggestions for Spiny Lobster Amendment 10 Options. 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - The Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem Committee will discuss the Report from the ABC Control Workgroup; the Scoping Hearing Summaries from the Generic ACL/AM Amendment; and the 5-year Research Plan. Tuesday, October 20, 2009 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. - The Reef Fish Management Committee will meet to discuss the Gag/Red Grouper Amendment Scoping Document (Reef Fish Amendment 32) and select Scoping Hearing Locations; receive a presentation on the New ESA Biological Opinion Analyzing the Gulf Reef Fish Fishery and its Effects on Listed Species; Alternative Options for Red Snapper Recreational Season; Modifications to the regulations in Amendment 29; Terms of Reference for Greater Amberjack, Yellowedge Grouper and Tilefish Assessments; Hook Limit Analyses for Amendment 31; Develop LAPP Charge; and Discussion on the Sector Separation. 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - The Administrative Policy Committee will discuss modifications to SOPPs and Handbook Development. -RecessImmediately Following Committee Recess - There will be an informal open public question and answer session. Wednesday, October 21, 2009 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - The Coastal Migratory Pelagics (CMP) (Mackerel) Management Committee will discuss the CMP Scoping Meeting Summaries and options for the CMP Amendment 18 Amendment 20 Options. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agendas may come before the Council and Committees for discussion, in accordance with the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Actions of the Council and Committees will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agendas 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. The established times for addressing items on the agenda may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the agenda items. In order to E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XR96


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a 
public meeting of the Louisiana/Mississippi Habitat Protection Advisory 
Panel (AP).

DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2009 
and conclude no later than 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton, 
6401 Veterans Memorial Highway, Metairie, LA 70003.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 
North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Rester, Habitat Support 
Specialist, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; telephone: (228) 
875-5912.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At this meeting, the AP will discuss the 
Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program, deepwater coral in the Gulf 
of Mexico, projects associated with Individual Environmental Report 11 
(Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Navigable Floodgates in Orleans and St. 
Bernard Parishes, LA), potential estuarine and marine impacts from the 
expansion of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in Richton, MS, open water 
disposal of dredge material in Mississippi Sound, and Louisiana Coastal 
Protection and Restoration Plan projects in Planning Unit 1.
    The Louisiana/Mississippi group is part of a three unit Habitat 
Protection AP of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. The 
principal role of the advisory panels is to assist the Council in 
attempting to maintain optimum conditions within the habitat and 
ecosystems supporting the marine resources of the Gulf of Mexico. 
Advisory panels serve as a first alert system to call to the Council's 
attention proposed projects being developed and other activities which 
may adversely impact the Gulf marine fisheries and their supporting 
ecosystems. The panels may also provide advice to the Council on its 
policies and procedures for addressing environmental affairs.
    Although other issues not on the agenda may come before the panel 
for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery

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Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of 
formal panel action during this meeting. Panel action will be 
restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda listed 
as available by this notice.
    A copy of the agenda can be obtained by calling (813) 348-1630.

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: September 28, 2009.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-23746 Filed 9-30-09; 8:45 am]
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