Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 52952-52953 [E9-24827]

Download as PDF 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 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 198 / Thursday, October 15, 2009 / Notices Copies 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: October 9, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–24827 Filed 10–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XS10 Fisheries of the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC); Public Meetings AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) joint Scientific and Statistical Committee and SSC Selection Committee meeting. SUMMARY: The SAFMC will hold a joint meeting of its SSC and SSC Selection Committee to discuss SSC responsibilities and procedures under the Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorized Act. The meeting will be held in Charleston, SC. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The meeting will be held October 29, 2009, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Charleston Marriott, 170 Lockwood Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29403; telephone: (843) 723–3000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366; e-mail: Kim.Iverson@safmc.net. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Under the Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorized Act, the SSC is the body responsible for reviewing the Council’s scientific materials. The Act places additional responsibilities on the SSC which have led to increased interest in SSC VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:13 Oct 14, 2009 Jkt 220001 Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 3 business days prior to the meeting. Dated: October 9, 2009. William D. Chappell, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–24775 Filed 10–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XS32 ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: meetings and deliberations. The SSC and the Selection Committee will meet jointly to develop recommendations for policies and procedures to promote the SSC fulfilling its mandates effectively and efficiently, to provide a clear policy for submission and consideration of technical information and critiques to the Council and SSC, and to ensure the Council receives the scientific advice necessary to support its management recommendations. 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. 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 web based meeting of the ABC Control Rule Working Group. DATES: The webinar meeting will convene at 10 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, October 30, 2009 and is expected to end at 1 p.m. ADDRESSES: The webinar will be accessible via internet. Please go to the PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52953 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s website at www.gulfcouncil.org for instructions. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Atran, Population Dynamics Statistician; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. The ABC Control Rule Working Group is an ad hoc group composed of members of the Standing Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), Council members and Council staff that has been tasked with developing a framework, or control rule, for setting acceptable biological catch (ABC) levels for stocks and stock complexes managed by the Council. The Working Group will meet to discuss a draft of the ABC control rule being developed. The discussion will include a review of Council recommendations to the group on acceptable levels of risk and a discussion of productivitysusceptibility analyses (PSA) methods for adoption into the control rule. The Working Group will also develop an outline for a presentation of its draft control rule by an SSC representative at the National SSC Workshop in November. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the ABC Control Rule Working 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 of the Working Group 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations This webinar is accessible to people with disabilities. For assistance with any of our webinars contact Tina O’Hern at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the webinar. E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 198 (Thursday, October 15, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52952-52953]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-24827]


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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.

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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.

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    Copies 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: October 9, 2009.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-24827 Filed 10-14-09; 8:45 am]
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