Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 38464 [2010-16160]

Download as PDF 38464 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 127 / Friday, July 2, 2010 / Notices DATES: This meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 27 at 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101; telephone: (207) 775–2311; fax: (207) 761–8224. 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, July 27, 2010 The Herring Committee will continue development of catch monitoring alternatives for inclusion in Amendment 5 to the Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan (FMP). Alternatives may include management measures to: improve quota monitoring and reporting; standardize/certify volumetric measures of catch; address vessel-to-vessel transfers of Atlantic herring; address requirements for catch monitoring and control plans (CMCPs); address maximized retention; maximize sampling and address net slippage; address at-sea monitoring; address portside sampling; require electronic monitoring, and address other elements of catch monitoring in the Atlantic herring fishery. The Committee will also discuss the potential applicability of flow scales, hopper scales and truck scales in the herring fishery and develop Committee recommendations. emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Wednesday, July 28, 2010 The agenda will continue from the previous day with additional discussion related to developing catch monitoring alternatives for inclusion in Amendment 5 to the Atlantic Herring FMP; develop management measures and alternatives to address river herring bycatch for consideration in Amendment 5 to the Herring FMP; discuss elements of Amendment 5 catch monitoring alternatives that relate to documenting and monitoring river herring bycatch; and address other elements of Amendment 5 as time permits. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:27 Jul 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration goals and objectives, and a draft range of options on the geographic range, managed species, and regulatory scope of the EFMP. The EAS met on May 4, 2010 to review a draft of the report and to provide comments to the EPDT. The final report is scheduled to be presented to the Council at its September 2010 meeting in Boise, ID. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the EPDT for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal EPDT action during this meeting. EPDT 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 intent to take final action to address the emergency. RIN 0648–XX24 Special Accommodations 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: June 29, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–16157 Filed 7–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a meeting of the Ecosystem Plan Development Team (EPDT) which is open to the public. DATES: The EPDT will meet Wednesday, July 21, 2010 beginning at 10 a.m. and concluding at 5 p.m. or when business for the day is completed. The EPDT meeting will include a working lunch session. The EPDT meeting will be held at the Pacific Council Office, Large Conference Room, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220; telephone: (503) 820–2280. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Burner, Staff Officer; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Please note, this is not a public hearing; it is a work session for the primary purpose of reviewing comments of the Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel (EAS) and drafting a report to the Pacific Council on initial stages of developing an Ecosystem Fishery Management Plan (EFMP). The EPDT has taken the lead in preparing a Pacific Council-requested report on developing an EFMP that includes a draft statement of purpose and need, a draft list of possible initial ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This meeting is 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: June 29, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–16160 Filed 7–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XX22 Mid-Atlantic 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 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) and the Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass and Bluefish Monitoring Committees will hold public meetings. DATES: The SSC meeting will be held Wednesday and Thursday, July 28–29, 2010 and will begin at 9 a.m. on July 28 and at 8:30 a.m. on July 29. These meetings will conclude by 5 p.m. each day. The Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass and Bluefish Monitoring E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XX24


Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will 
convene a meeting of the Ecosystem Plan Development Team (EPDT) which 
is open to the public.

DATES: The EPDT will meet Wednesday, July 21, 2010 beginning at 10 a.m. 
and concluding at 5 p.m. or when business for the day is completed. The 
EPDT meeting will include a working lunch session.

ADDRESSES: The EPDT meeting will be held at the Pacific Council Office, 
Large Conference Room, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, 
OR 97220; telephone: (503) 820-2280.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Burner, Staff Officer; telephone: 
(503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Please note, this is not a public hearing; 
it is a work session for the primary purpose of reviewing comments of 
the Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel (EAS) and drafting a report to the 
Pacific Council on initial stages of developing an Ecosystem Fishery 
Management Plan (EFMP). The EPDT has taken the lead in preparing a 
Pacific Council-requested report on developing an EFMP that includes a 
draft statement of purpose and need, a draft list of possible initial 
goals and objectives, and a draft range of options on the geographic 
range, managed species, and regulatory scope of the EFMP. The EAS met 
on May 4, 2010 to review a draft of the report and to provide comments 
to the EPDT. The final report is scheduled to be presented to the 
Council at its September 2010 meeting in Boise, ID.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before the EPDT for discussion, those issues may not be the 
subject of formal EPDT action during this meeting. EPDT 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 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 Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820-2280 at least 5 
days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: June 29, 2010.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
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