Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 52950-52952 [E9-24741]

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 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 198 / Thursday, October 15, 2009 / Notices 5. Part 1 - Management Recommendations for 2011–12 Groundfish Fisheries 6. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 23 - Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures 7. National Catch Share Task Force Report 8. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 20 - Trawl Rationalization 9. Part 2 - Management Recommendations for 2011–12 Fisheries 10. Part 2 - Inseason Adjustments to 2009 and 2010 Groundfish Fisheries H. Salmon Management 1. 2009 Salmon Methodology Review I. Coastal Pelagic Species Management 1. Sardine Stock Assessment and Management Measures 2. Amendment 13: Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures J. Administrative Matters 1. Fiscal Matters 2. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes 3. Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures 4. Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY AND ADVISORY BODY MEETINGS Friday, October 30, 2009 Scientific and Statistical Committee Habitat Committee Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel Highly Migratory Species Management Team Pacific Council Office Saturday, October 31, 2009 Pacific Council Office California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel Highly Migratory Species Management Team Scientific and Statistical Committee Habitat Committee Enforcement Consultants Sunday, November 1, 2009 Pacific Council Office California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel Highly Migratory Species Management Team Scientific and Statistical Committee Enforcement Consultants Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel and Management in Joint Session Annual Awards Banquet Monday, November 2, 2009 Pacific Council Office California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team Enforcement Consultants Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Tuesday, November 3, 2009 Pacific Council Office California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team Enforcement Consultants Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Wednesday, November 4, 2009 Pacific Council Office California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Enforcement Consultants Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Thursday, November 5, 2009 Pacific Council Office California State Delegation VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:13 Oct 14, 2009 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52951 . 8 a.m.. 8:30 a.m.. 1 p.m.. 1 p.m.. 1 p.m.. . 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8:30 a.m.. 10 a.m.. . 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 9:30 a.m.. 9:30 a.m.. 9:30 a.m.. 1 p.m.. 6 p.m.. . 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. . 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. . 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. 8 a.m.. . 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1 52952 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 198 / Thursday, October 15, 2009 / Notices SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY AND ADVISORY BODY MEETINGS—Continued Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation 7 a.m.. 7 a.m.. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before the Pacific Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal Council action during this meeting. Council 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820–2280 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. E9–24741 Filed 10–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XS37 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. The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Committee in November, 2009 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 Tuesday, November 3, 2009, at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held at the Hilton Providence, 21 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903; mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:13 Oct 14, 2009 Jkt 220001 telephone: (401) 831–3900; fax: (401) 751–0007. 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: The Committee will review Scallop Framework 21 alternatives and analyses. Framework 21 is considering measures for the 2010 fishing year including compliance with the first reasonable and prudent measure required in the recent turtle biological opinion, fishery specifications for both the limited access and general category fleets, area rotation adjustments including consideration of a new scallop access area on Georges Bank, and other measures including minor adjustments to the observer set-aside program. The Council is scheduled to make final decision on this action at the November Council meeting and the Scallop Committee may identify preferred alternatives for the Council to consider. The committee may discuss other topics at their discretion. 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 Fishery Conservation and Management 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: October 9, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–24826 Filed 10–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XS38 Gulf of Mexico 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 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a public meeting of the Outreach and Education Advisory Panel (AP). DATES: The Outreach and Education AP meeting is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 and end by 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2009. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton, 2225 N. Lois Ave. Tampa, FL 33607. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charlene Ponce, Public Information Officer; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: During this Advisory Panel meeting, the Outreach and Education AP will receive updates on past recommendations. In addition, the panel will discuss strategic planning for priority recommendations, the redesign of the Council web site, educational meetings regarding potential management changes for gag grouper, and opportunities for outreach. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Outreach and Education AP 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 of the Outreach and Education AP will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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. E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

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.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will hold public 
meetings.

DATES: The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet October 
30-November 5, 2009. The Council meeting will begin on Saturday, 
October 31, 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:

A. Call to Order

    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

C. Pacific Halibut Management

    1. 2010 Pacific Halibut Fishery Regulations

D. Ecosystem Management

    1. Ecosystem Based Fishery Management Plan

E. Habitat

    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

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    5. Part 1 - Management Recommendations for 2011-12 Groundfish 
Fisheries
    6. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 23 - Annual Catch Limits and 
Accountability Measures
    7. National Catch Share Task Force Report
    8. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 20 - Trawl Rationalization
    9. Part 2 - Management Recommendations for 2011-12 Fisheries
    10. Part 2 - Inseason Adjustments to 2009 and 2010 Groundfish 
Fisheries

H. Salmon Management

    1. 2009 Salmon Methodology Review

I. Coastal Pelagic Species Management

    1. Sardine Stock Assessment and Management Measures
    2. Amendment 13: Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures

J. Administrative Matters

    1. Fiscal Matters
    2. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes
    3. Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures
    4. Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning

            SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY AND ADVISORY BODY MEETINGS
Friday, October 30, 2009                  ..............................
Scientific and Statistical Committee                             8 a.m.
Habitat Committee                                             8:30 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Advisory                                1 p.m.
 Subpanel
Highly Migratory Species Management Team                         1 p.m.
Pacific Council Office                                           1 p.m.
Saturday, October 31, 2009                ..............................
Pacific Council Office                                           7 a.m.
California State Delegation                                      7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation                                          7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation                                      7 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel                                     8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team                                       8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Advisory                                8 a.m.
 Subpanel
Highly Migratory Species Management Team                         8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical Committee                             8 a.m.
Habitat Committee                                             8:30 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants                                         10 a.m.
Sunday, November 1, 2009                  ..............................
Pacific Council Office                                           8 a.m.
California State Delegation                                      8 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation                                          8 a.m.
Washington State Delegation                                      8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Advisory                                8 a.m.
 Subpanel
Highly Migratory Species Management Team                         8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical Committee                             8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants                                       9:30 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel                                  9:30 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team                                    9:30 a.m.
Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory                                 1 p.m.
 Subpanel and Management in Joint
 Session
Annual Awards Banquet                                            6 p.m.
Monday, November 2, 2009                  ..............................
Pacific Council Office                                           7 a.m.
California State Delegation                                      7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation                                          7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation                                      7 a.m.
Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory                                 8 a.m.
 Subpanel
Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team                          8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants                                          8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel                                     8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team                                       8 a.m.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009                 ..............................
Pacific Council Office                                           7 a.m.
California State Delegation                                      7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation                                          7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation                                      7 a.m.
Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team                          8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants                                          8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel                                     8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team                                       8 a.m.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009               ..............................
Pacific Council Office                                           7 a.m.
California State Delegation                                      7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation                                          7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation                                      7 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants                                          8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel                                     8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team                                       8 a.m.
Thursday, November 5, 2009                ..............................
Pacific Council Office                                           7 a.m.
California State Delegation                                      7 a.m.

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Oregon State Delegation                                          7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation                                      7 a.m.
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    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before the Pacific Council for discussion, those issues may not be the 
subject of formal Council action during this meeting. Council 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 Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified 
of the Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820-
2280 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. E9-24741 Filed 10-14-09; 8:45 am]
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