Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 52950 [E9-24739]

Download as PDF 52950 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 198 / Thursday, October 15, 2009 / Notices 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 at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: October 8, 2009. William D. Chappell, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–24736 Filed 10–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XS31 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Spiny Dogfish Monitoring Committee will hold a public meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel Providence, 2081 Post Rd, Warwick, RI 02886, telephone: (401) 739–3000. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 300 S. New Street, Room 2115, Dover, DE 19904; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel T. Furlong, Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 300 S. New Street, Room 2115, Dover, DE 19904; telephone: (302) 674– 2331, extension 19. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this meeting is to review the update to the status of the spiny dogfish stock and develop management measures for the 2010 fishing year. The Monitoring Committee will take into consideration the Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee’s recommendations for specification of Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) for mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:13 Oct 14, 2009 Jkt 220001 spiny dogfish for the upcoming fishing year(s). Management measures that will be discussed may include, but not necessarily be limited to, quotas and daily landings limits. Multiple-year management measures for fishing years 2011 through 2012 may also be addressed. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Spiny Dogfish Technical Committee will also be present and will develop recommendations for management measures in state jurisdictional waters. 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. 2009 at 11 a.m., reconvening each day through Thursday, November 5, 2009. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 31 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business. ADDRESSES: The Pacific Council and advisory body meetings will be held at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, 3050 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626; telephone: (714) 540–7000. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director, telephone: (866) 806–7204 or (503) 820– 2280; or access the Pacific Council website, www.pcouncil.org for the current meeting location, proposed agenda, and meeting briefing materials. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the Pacific Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order: Special Accommodations 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. A. Call to Order The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to M. Jan Bryan at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office, (302) 674–2331 extension 18, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. 1. Opening Remarks 2. Roll Call 3. Report of the Executive Director 4. Adopt Meeting Agenda B. Open Comment Period 1. Comments on Non-Agenda Items Dated: October 9, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–24739 Filed 10–14–09; 8:45 am] C. Pacific Halibut Management BILLING CODE 3510–22–S 1. Ecosystem Based Fishery Management Plan DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE E. Habitat National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XS33 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will hold public meetings. SUMMARY: DATES: The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet October 30– November 5, 2009. The Council meeting will begin on Saturday, October 31, PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1. 2010 Pacific Halibut Fishery Regulations D. Ecosystem Management 1. Current Habitat Issues F. Highly Migratory Species Management 1. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Report 2. Recommendations to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission 3. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 2: Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures G. Groundfish Management 1. NMFS Report 2. Stock Assessments and Rebuilding Plans for 2011–12 Groundfish Fisheries 3. Council Recommendations for Exempted Fishing Permits 4. Part 1 - Inseason Adjustments to 2009 and 2010 Groundfish Fisheries E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1

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[FR Doc No: E9-24739]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN: 0648-XS31


Mid-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.

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SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) Spiny 
Dogfish Monitoring Committee will hold a public meeting.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2009, from 10 
a.m. to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel 
Providence, 2081 Post Rd, Warwick, RI 02886, telephone: (401) 739-3000.
    Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 300 S. 
New Street, Room 2115, Dover, DE 19904; telephone: (302) 674-2331.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel T. Furlong, Executive Director, 
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 300 S. New Street, Room 2115, 
Dover, DE 19904; telephone: (302) 674-2331, extension 19.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this meeting is to review the 
update to the status of the spiny dogfish stock and develop management 
measures for the 2010 fishing year. The Monitoring Committee will take 
into consideration the Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee's 
recommendations for specification of Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) 
for spiny dogfish for the upcoming fishing year(s). Management measures 
that will be discussed may include, but not necessarily be limited to, 
quotas and daily landings limits. Multiple-year management measures for 
fishing years 2011 through 2012 may also be addressed. The Atlantic 
States Marine Fisheries Commission's Spiny Dogfish Technical Committee 
will also be present and will develop recommendations for management 
measures in state jurisdictional waters.
    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

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to M. Jan Bryan at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office, 
(302) 674-2331 extension 18, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: October 9, 2009.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-24739 Filed 10-14-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-S