Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 1754-1755 [2010-468]

Download as PDF 1754 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 13, 2010 / Notices SEDAR 20 Workshop Schedule: March 8–12, 2010; SEDAR 20 Review Workshop March 8, 2010: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.; March 9–11, 2010: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; March 12, 2010: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Review Workshop is an independent peer review of the assessments developed during the ASMFC Data and Assessment Workshops. Workshop Panelists will review the assessment and document their comments and recommendations in a Peer Review Evaluation Report. 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 These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or otherauxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to the workshop. Dated: January 8, 2010 William D. Chappell, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–467 Filed 1–12–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XT70 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 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. SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene public meetings. DATES: The meetings will be held February 1 - 4, 2010. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:51 Jan 12, 2010 Jkt 220001 The meetings will be held at the Battle House, 26 N. Royal Street, Mobile, AL 36602. 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: ADDRESSES: Council Wednesday, February 3, 2010 1 p.m. - The Council meeting will begin with a review of the agenda and approval of the minutes. 1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. - The Council will receive a presentation on Catch Shares Task Force. 1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - They will receive a report of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance activities. 2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - They will receive public testimony on exempted fishing permits (EFPs), if any; final Regulatory Amendment for Reef Fish Total Allowable Catch; 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. 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - The Council will review and discuss reports from the Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem Committee. Thursday, February 4, 2010 8:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. - The Council will review and discuss reports from the committee meetings as follows: Reef Fish Management; Budget; Administrative Policy; Outreach and Education; Spiny Lobster/Stone Crab Management; Red Drum; Habitat Protection; Coastal Migratory Pelagics (Mackerel) Management; Shrimp Management; Advisory Panel Selection Committee; Scientific and Statistical Committee Selection Committee; and SEDAR Selection Committee. 12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. - Other Business items will follow. The Council will conclude its meeting at approximately 1:15 p.m. Committees Monday, February 1, 2010 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. - CLOSED SESSION - The Full Council will receive a litigation briefing. 9 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. - CLOSED SESSION (Full Council) - The SEDAR Selection Committee will appoint members to the SEDAR meetings for Spiny Lobster, PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Yellowedge Grouper and Tilefish and Greater Amberjack. 9:20 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. - CLOSED SESSION (Full Council) - The Scientific and Statistical Committee will appoint members to the Special Mackerel Scientific and Statistical Committee. 9:40 a.m. - 10 a.m. - CLOSED SESSION (Full Council) - The Advisory Panel Selection Committee will appoint members to the Mackerel Limited Access Privilege Program Advisory Panel. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. - The Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem Committee will discuss the Options Paper for the Generic Annual Catch Limit/ Accountability Measures Amendment and review the proposed National Standard 2 Guidelines. 1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. - The Budget Committee will review the 2010 funding. 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. - The Administrative Policy Committee will discuss modifications to Statement of Organization Practice and Procedures and Handbook Development. 4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. - The Outreach and Education Committee will receive a report of the Outreach and Education Advisory Panel meeting. 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. - The Spiny Lobster/Stone Crab Committee will discuss the Options Paper for Spiny Lobster Amendment 10 and approve the Spiny Lobster SEDAR Terms of Reference. -RecessTuesday, February 2, 2010 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. - The Reef Fish Management Committee will receive a presentation on the Red Snapper update assessment; a report from the Standing and Special Reef Fish Scientific and Statistical Committee; a report from the Red Snapper Advisory Panel; a Draft Final Regulatory Amendment for Red Snapper Total Allowable Catch; an Options Paper for Amendment 32 Gag/ Red Grouper scoping meeting summaries; a report of the Limited Access Privilege Program Advisory Panel meeting; a presentation on Northeast Gulf of Mexico Reserves Program: Changes in Reef Fish Populations; and discuss approval of the schedules for SEDAR 22 (Yellowedge Grouper and Tilefish) and Greater Amberjack updates. 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - The Red Drum Committee will discuss the Red Drum Fishery in the Exclusive Economic Zone. 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. - The Habitat Protection Committee will give a report of the Mississippi/Louisiana and the Texas Habitat Advisory Panel meetings. E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 13, 2010 / Notices 1755 -Recess- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Immediately Following Committee Recess - There will be an informal open public question and answer session. International Trade Administration National Telecommunications and Information Administration 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - The Shrimp Management Committee will discuss the Texas Closure for 2010 from recommendations of the Shrimp Advisory Panel; report from the Standing and Special Shrimp Scientific and Statistical Committee Meetings and a report of Shrimp Effort in 2009. 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - The Coastal Migratory Pelagics (Mackerel) Management Committee will discuss the Coastal Migratory Pelagics Scoping Meeting summaries and Options Paper for the Coastal Migratory Pelagics Amendment 18. The committee will also consider a control rule for Gulf group King and Spanish Mackerel. 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 further allow for such adjustments and completion of all items on the agenda, the meeting may be extended from, or completed prior to the date/time established in this notice. Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Final Determination AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: January 13, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alan Ray or Alexis Polovina, AD/CVD Operations, Office 9, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5403 or (202) 482– 3927, respectively. Postponement of Final Determination and Extension of Provisional Measures These meetings are 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. On December 29, 2009, and January 4, 2010, Xinhua Metal Products Co., Ltd. (‘‘Xinhua Metals’’) and Wuxi Jinyang Metal Products Co., Ltd. (‘‘WJMP’’) requested that pursuant to the affirmative preliminary determination in this investigation, the Department postpone its final determination by 60 days under section 735(a)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). Xinhua Metals and WJMP also requested that the Department extend the application of the provisional measures prescribed under 19 CFR 351.210(e)(2) from a 4-month period to a 6-month period. In accordance with section 733(d) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b), because (1) Our preliminary determination is affirmative, (2) the requesting exporters account for a significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise, and (3) no compelling reasons for denial exist, we are granting the request and are postponing the final determination until no later than 135 days after the publication of the preliminary determination notice in the Federal Register, or May 7, 2010. Suspension of liquidation will be extended accordingly. This determination is issued and published in accordance with section 735(d) of the Act. Dated: January 8, 2010. William D. Chappell, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. Dated: January 7, 2010. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2010–468 Filed 1–12–10; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2010–491 Filed 1–12–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Special Accommodations srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES [A–570–945] [Docket No. 0911201414–0010–02] Wednesday, February 3, 2010 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:51 Jan 12, 2010 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Public Telecommunications Facilities Program: Notice of Availability of Funds AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Availability of Funds; Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance. SUMMARY: On December 2, 2009, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced the closing date for receipt of applications for the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP). NTIA now announces that $18 million has been appropriated for fiscal year (FY) 2010 grants. DATES: Funds will be available for applications submitted by the originally announced deadline of 5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (Closing Time), February 4, 2010, as well as applications for certain radio applications filed in response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) February 2010 FM Window that must be received prior to 5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (Closing Time), February 26, 2010. ADDRESSES: To obtain a printed application package, submit completed applications, or send any other correspondence, write to PTFP at the following address: NTIA/PTFP, Room H–4812, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230. Application materials may be obtained electronically via the Internet at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/ptfp or http:// www.grants.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Cooperman, Director, Public Broadcasting Division, telephone: (202) 482–5802; fax: (202) 482–2156. Information about the PTFP also can be obtained electronically via the Internet at www.ntia.doc.gov/ptfp. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 2, 2009, NTIA published a Notice of Closing Date for Solicitation of Applications for the FY 2010 PTFP grant round (the Notice). The Notice established Thursday, February 4, 2010, as the Closing Date for all applications except those applications that were related to the FCC FM Window. The Closing Date for the radio applications E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 8 (Wednesday, January 13, 2010)]
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[FR Doc No: 2010-468]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XT70


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 (Council) will 
convene public meetings.

DATES: The meetings will be held February 1 - 4, 2010.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Battle House, 26 N. Royal 
Street, Mobile, AL 36602.
    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, February 3, 2010

    1 p.m. - The Council meeting will begin with a review of the agenda 
and approval of the minutes.
    1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. - The Council will receive a presentation on 
Catch Shares Task Force.
    1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - They will receive a report of the Gulf of 
Mexico Alliance activities.
    2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - They will receive public testimony on 
exempted fishing permits (EFPs), if any; final Regulatory Amendment for 
Reef Fish Total Allowable Catch; 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.
    4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - The Council will review and discuss reports 
from the Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem Committee.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

    8:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. - The Council will review and discuss 
reports from the committee meetings as follows: Reef Fish Management; 
Budget; Administrative Policy; Outreach and Education; Spiny Lobster/
Stone Crab Management; Red Drum; Habitat Protection; Coastal Migratory 
Pelagics (Mackerel) Management; Shrimp Management; Advisory Panel 
Selection Committee; Scientific and Statistical Committee Selection 
Committee; and SEDAR Selection Committee.
    12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. - Other Business items will follow.
    The Council will conclude its meeting at approximately 1:15 p.m.

Committees

Monday, February 1, 2010

    8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. - CLOSED SESSION - The Full Council will receive 
a litigation briefing.
    9 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. - CLOSED SESSION (Full Council) - The SEDAR 
Selection Committee will appoint members to the SEDAR meetings for 
Spiny Lobster, Yellowedge Grouper and Tilefish and Greater Amberjack.
    9:20 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. - CLOSED SESSION (Full Council) - The 
Scientific and Statistical Committee will appoint members to the 
Special Mackerel Scientific and Statistical Committee.
    9:40 a.m. - 10 a.m. - CLOSED SESSION (Full Council) - The Advisory 
Panel Selection Committee will appoint members to the Mackerel Limited 
Access Privilege Program Advisory Panel.
    10 a.m. - 12 p.m. - The Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem Committee 
will discuss the Options Paper for the Generic Annual Catch Limit/
Accountability Measures Amendment and review the proposed National 
Standard 2 Guidelines.
    1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. - The Budget Committee will review the 2010 
funding.
    2 p.m. - 4 p.m. - The Administrative Policy Committee will discuss 
modifications to Statement of Organization Practice and Procedures and 
Handbook Development.
    4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. - The Outreach and Education Committee will 
receive a report of the Outreach and Education Advisory Panel meeting.
    4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. - The Spiny Lobster/Stone Crab Committee will 
discuss the Options Paper for Spiny Lobster Amendment 10 and approve 
the Spiny Lobster SEDAR Terms of Reference.

-Recess-

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

    8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. - The Reef Fish Management Committee will 
receive a presentation on the Red Snapper update assessment; a report 
from the Standing and Special Reef Fish Scientific and Statistical 
Committee; a report from the Red Snapper Advisory Panel; a Draft Final 
Regulatory Amendment for Red Snapper Total Allowable Catch; an Options 
Paper for Amendment 32 Gag/Red Grouper scoping meeting summaries; a 
report of the Limited Access Privilege Program Advisory Panel meeting; 
a presentation on Northeast Gulf of Mexico Reserves Program: Changes in 
Reef Fish Populations; and discuss approval of the schedules for SEDAR 
22 (Yellowedge Grouper and Tilefish) and Greater Amberjack updates.
    4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - The Red Drum Committee will discuss the Red 
Drum Fishery in the Exclusive Economic Zone.
    4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. - The Habitat Protection Committee will give a 
report of the Mississippi/Louisiana and the Texas Habitat Advisory 
Panel meetings.

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-Recess-

    Immediately Following Committee Recess - There will be an informal 
open public question and answer session.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

    8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - The Shrimp Management Committee will 
discuss the Texas Closure for 2010 from recommendations of the Shrimp 
Advisory Panel; report from the Standing and Special Shrimp Scientific 
and Statistical Committee Meetings and a report of Shrimp Effort in 
2009.
    9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - The Coastal Migratory Pelagics (Mackerel) 
Management Committee will discuss the Coastal Migratory Pelagics 
Scoping Meeting summaries and Options Paper for the Coastal Migratory 
Pelagics Amendment 18. The committee will also consider a control rule 
for Gulf group King and Spanish Mackerel.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agendas may come 
before the Council and Committees 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 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 further allow for such adjustments and completion of all items on 
the agenda, the meeting may be extended from, or completed prior to the 
date/time established in this notice.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are 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: January 8, 2010.
William D. Chappell,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
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