New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 61331-61332 [E9-28133]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 225 / Tuesday, November 24, 2009 / Notices Dated: November 18, 2009. John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E9–28179 Filed 11–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XT05 Marine Mammals; File No. 14791 WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Douglas Nowacek, Ph.D., Duke University Marine Lab, Beaufort, NC 28516, has applied in due form for a permit to conduct scientific research North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis). DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before December 24, 2009. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https:// apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 14791 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the following office(s): Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 713–2289; fax (301) 713–0376; Northeast Region, NMFS, 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930; phone (978) 281–9328; fax (978) 281– 9394; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701; phone (727) 824–5312; fax (727) 824–5309. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request 15:15 Nov 23, 2009 Jkt 220001 The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222–226). The primary research objective is to determine (1) natural behavioral patterns right whales exhibit to approaching vessels and (2) the ability of right whales to localize and detect vessels and other sounds in their environment. Researchers would conduct passive recording, attach a digital sound recording tag (DTAG) via suction cup, and collect samples of exhaled air and sloughed skin on up to 40 right whales per year. Up to 90 right whales may be incidentally harassed during the research. The research would take place along the eastern seaboard of the U.S. and the permit would be issued for five years. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE VerDate Nov<24>2008 to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Swails or Carrie Hubard, (301) 713– 2289. Dated: November 19, 2009. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–28158 Filed 11–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XS99 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61331 SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee, on December 8–9, 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, December 8 at 10 a.m. and Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Seaport Hotel, One Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210; telephone: (617) 385–4000; fax: (617) 385–4001. 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: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will discuss SSC policies and procedures and review and possibly revise the Council research recommendations. Wednesday, December 9, 2009 The SSC will finalize its recommendations to the Habitat Plan Development Team concerning the PDT’s analyses of gear effects, vulnerability assessment and adverse impacts evaluations associated with Draft Habitat Omnibus 2, an action that will update all New England Council fishery management plan essential fish habitat (EFH) designations and include measures to reduce adverse impacts on EFH. 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) E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1 61332 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 225 / Tuesday, November 24, 2009 / Notices 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 19, 2009. William D. Chappell, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–28133 Filed 11–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XS92 Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. SUMMARY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council) and its Administrative Committee will hold meetings. DATES: The meetings will be held on December 15–16, 2009. The Council will convene on Tuesday, December 15, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the Administrative Committee will meet from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. They will reconvene on Wednesday, December 16, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the El Conquistador Resort, 1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Las Croabas, Fajardo, Puerto Rico 00738. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918–1920; telephone: (787) 766–5926. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will hold its 133rd regular Council Meeting to discuss the items contained in the following agenda: WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES December 15, 2009 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. •Call to Order •Adoption of Agenda •Consideration of the 132nd Council Meeting Verbatim Transcription •Executive Director’s Report •ACLs/AMs Report/Discussion •National Meeting of the Regional Fishery Management Councils’ Scientific and Statistical Committee Report PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD December 15, 2009 - 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. •Administrative Committee Meeting VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:15 Nov 23, 2009 Jkt 220001 -AP/SSC/HAP Membership -Budget -FY 2009 -Budget Petition: 5-years (2010–14) •Other Business Dated: November 19, 2009. William D. Chappell, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–28147 Filed 11–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S December 16, 2009 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. •Continuation of ACLs/AMs Report/ Discussion (if needed) •Enforcement Reports -Puerto Rico -U.S. Virgin Islands - DPNR -NOAA/NMFS -U.S. Coast Guard •Administrative Committee Recommendations •Meetings Attended by Council Members and Staff •PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD (5MINUTES PRESENTATIONS) •Other Business •Next Council Meeting 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. To further accommodate discussion and completion of all items on the agenda, the meeting may be extended from, or completed prior to the date established in this notice. The meetings are open to the public, and will be conducted in English. However, simultaneous translation (English/Spanish) will be provided. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be subjects for 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided that 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. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rolon, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918–1920, telephone: (787) 766–5926, at least five days prior to the meeting date. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Materials Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Open Meeting The Materials Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) will meet on December 10, 2009, 10 a.m., in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 6087B, 14th Street between Constitution & Pennsylvania Avenues, NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration with respect to technical questions that affect the level of export controls applicable to advanced materials and related technology. Agenda 1. Opening remarks and Introductions. 2. Report on Update 2009 by Chemical and Biological Controls Division Personnel. 3. Report on Missile Technology Control Regime Technical Experts Meeting and Plenary of November, 2009. 4. Report on Composite Working Group and Export Control Classification Review Subgroup. 5. Report on Status of 1.C.8 Proposal and Others at Wassenaar Arrangement. 6. Presentation on Exports Controls for Biological Agents and Processing Equipment. 7. New Business. 8. Public Comments from Teleconference and Physical Attendees. The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yspringer@bis.doc.gov no later than December 3, 2009. A limited number of seats will be available during the public session of the meeting. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. Written statements may be submitted at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of public presentation materials to Committee members, the materials should be forwarded prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via e-mail. E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XS99


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, on December 8-9, 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, December 8 at 10 a.m. and 
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 8:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Seaport Hotel, One Seaport 
Lane, Boston, MA 02210; telephone: (617) 385-4000; fax: (617) 385-4001.
    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:

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

    The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will discuss SSC 
policies and procedures and review and possibly revise the Council 
research recommendations.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

    The SSC will finalize its recommendations to the Habitat Plan 
Development Team concerning the PDT's analyses of gear effects, 
vulnerability assessment and adverse impacts evaluations associated 
with Draft Habitat Omnibus 2, an action that will update all New 
England Council fishery management plan essential fish habitat (EFH) 
designations and include measures to reduce adverse impacts on EFH.
    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)

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465-0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: November 19, 2009.
William D. Chappell,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-28133 Filed 11-23-09; 8:45 am]
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