Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 51240-51242 [2010-20547]

Download as PDF 51240 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 160 / Thursday, August 19, 2010 / Notices September 22–24, 2010. On September 22, the meeting will begin at approximately 1 p.m. and adjourn at approximately 5 p.m. On September 23, the meeting will begin at approximately at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 5 p.m. On September 24, the meeting will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at approximately 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Census Bureau Conference Center, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland 20746. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeri Green, Committee Liaison Officer, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H182, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, telephone 301–763–6590. For TTY callers, please use the Federal Relay Service 1–800– 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the C–SAC are appointed by the Director, U.S. Census Bureau. The Committee provides scientific and technical expertise, as appropriate, to address Census Bureau program needs and objectives. The Committee has been established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2, Section 10). The meeting is open to the public, and a brief period is set aside for public comments and questions. Persons with extensive questions or statements must submit them in writing at least three days before the meeting to the Committee Liaison Officer named above. Seating is available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should also be directed to the Committee Liaison Officer as soon as known, and preferably two weeks prior to the meeting. DATES: Dated: August 11, 2010. Robert M. Groves, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. 2010–20524 Filed 8–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XY24 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:05 Aug 18, 2010 Jkt 220001 Notice; public meeting. The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Committee, in September, 2010, 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, September 7, 2010 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel, 2081 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 739–3000; fax: (401) 732–9309. 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 testimony from Amendment 15 public hearings and written comments on the Amendment 15 DEIS and public hearing document. The Committee will also discuss several outstanding issues related to Amendment 15 that need further clarification. For example, a possible restriction for permits that de-stack, a measure to address possible overages of yellowtail flounder catch in 2010 in the scallop fishery, and further clarifications about new monitoring requirements for annual catch limits in the scallop fishery. In addition, the Committee will discuss possible modifications to the current overfishing definition that may be considered in Amendment 15 based on results from the recent stock assessment. If time permits the Committee may discuss other issues. 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. SUMMARY: Special Accommodations National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: August 16, 2010. William D. Chappell, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–20545 Filed 8–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XY28 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings. SUMMARY: The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet September 10–16, 2010. The Pacific Council meeting will begin on Saturday, September 11, 2010, at 8 a.m., reconvening each day through Thursday, September 16, 2010. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session, which will be held from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 11 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Pacific Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business. ADDRESSES: Meetings of the Pacific Council and its advisory entities will be held at the Doubletree Hotel Riverside, 2900 Chinden Boulevard, Boise, ID 83714; telephone: 208–343–1871. The Pacific Council address is Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director; telephone: 503–820–2280 or 866–806– 7204 toll free; or access the Pacific Council website, http:// 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: DATES: E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 160 / Thursday, August 19, 2010 / Notices A. Call to Order 1. Opening Remarks and Introductions 2. Council Member Appointments 3. Roll Call 4. Executive Director’s Report 5. Approve Agenda for Bycatch and Catch Sharing in the Groundfish Fisheries E. Habitat 1. Current Habitat Issues 2. National Marine Fisheries Service National Habitat Plan Briefing C. Salmon Management F. Marine Protected Areas 1. Update and Further Review of the National System of Marine Protected Areas 1. 2010 Salmon Methodology Review 2. Fishery Management Plan a.m.endment 16, Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures 3. Mitchell Act Hatchery Environmental Impact Statement 4. National Marine Fisheries Service Report 5. Salmon Essential Fish Habitat Review G. Administrative Matters 1. Briefing on Marine Spatial Planning 2. Legislative Matters 3. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes 4. Fiscal Matters 5. Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures 6. Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning D. Pacific Halibut Management H. Ecosystem Management 1. Ecosystem Fishery Management Plan B. Open Comment Period 1. Comments on Non-Agenda Items 1. 2010 Pacific Halibut Regulations 2. Proposed Procedures for Estimating Pacific Halibut Bycatch in the Groundfish Fisheries 3. Initial Consideration of Proposed Changes to Pacific Halibut Allocation I. Groundfish Management 1. Groundfish Essential Fish Habitat Review 51241 2. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments 3. Preliminary Review of Exempted Fishing Permits for 2011 4. National Marine Fisheries Service Report 5. Status and Follow-up on Implementation of Adendment 20 (Trawl Rationalization) and Amendment 21 (Intersector Allocation) 6. Potential Trailing Actions to Amendment 20 on Trawl Rationalization 7. Further Consideration of Inseason Adjustment, if Necessary J. Coastal Pelagic Species Management 1. Terms of Reference for Stock Assessment and Methodology Review Panels K. Highly Migratory Species Management 1. National Marine Fisheries Service Report 2. Changes to Routine Management Measures for 2011–2012 3. Recommendations to International Fishery Management Organizations emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY MEETINGS Friday, September 10, 2010 Salmon Advisory Subpanel Salmon Technical Team/Salmon Amendment Committee Joint Session Scientific and Statistical Committee Budget Committee Legislative Committee Saturday, September 11, 2010 California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Habitat Committee Salmon Advisory Subpanel Salmon Technical Team Scientific and Statistical Committee Enforcement Consultants Council Chair’s Reception Sunday, September 12, 2010 California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Habitat Committee Enforcement Consultants Monday, September 13, 2010 California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Enforcement Consultants Tuesday, September 14, 2010 California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Groundfish Advisory Subpanel Groundfish Management Team Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:05 Aug 18, 2010 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 8 8 8 1 2:30 a.m. a.m. a.m. p.m. p.m. 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 4:30 6 a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. p.m. p.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. As Necessary a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. As Necessary 7 7 7 8 8 8 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. 51242 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 160 / Thursday, August 19, 2010 / Notices SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY MEETINGS—Continued Highly Migratory Species Management Team Enforcement Consultants Wednesday, September 15, 2010 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 Enforcement Consultants Thursday, September 16, 2010 California State Delegation Oregon State Delegation Washington State Delegation Enforcement Consultants Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this 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 Carolyn Porter at 503–820–2280 at least five days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 16, 2010. William D. Chappell, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–20547 Filed 8–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XY25 emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 2 Update Assessment data conference call for South Atlantic Black Sea Bass. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:05 Aug 18, 2010 Jkt 220001 8 a.m. As Necessary 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. As Necessary 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. As Necessary The SEDAR Update Assessment of the South Atlantic stock of black sea bass will consist of a conference call and four webinars. This is an Update of the second SEDAR stock assessment, completed in 2003. This is notice of the conference call component of the SEDAR 2 Update. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The conference call will take place September 7, 2010. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The conference call may be attended by the public. Those interested in participating should contact Kari Fenske at SEDAR. See FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT to request conference call access information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kari Fenske, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366; e-mail: kari.fenske@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR Updates include a discussion of data, a Stock Assessment Process and a Review by the South Atlantic Science and Statistical Committee. The product of the Update Process is a stock assessment report which describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. Participants for SEDAR Workshops and Assessment Process are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Councils; the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions; and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include data collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and NGO’s; International experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. SEDAR 2 Update conference call schedule: September 7, 2010: 1 p.m.—4 p.m. Assessment panelists will discuss data inputs to the stock assessment model and make recommendations for additional years of data to be updated in the model. New information on black sea bass life history may be considered and recommended for use in the update. 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 the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 3 business days prior to each workshop. E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XY28


Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its 
advisory entities will hold public meetings.

DATES:  The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet 
September 10-16, 2010. The Pacific Council meeting will begin on 
Saturday, September 11, 2010, at 8 a.m., reconvening each day through 
Thursday, September 16, 2010. All meetings are open to the public, 
except a closed session, which will be held from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. on 
Saturday, September 11 to address litigation and personnel matters. The 
Pacific Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its 
scheduled business.

ADDRESSES:  Meetings of the Pacific Council and its advisory entities 
will be held at the Doubletree Hotel Riverside, 2900 Chinden Boulevard, 
Boise, ID 83714; telephone: 208-343-1871. The Pacific Council address 
is Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 
101, Portland, OR 97220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive 
Director; telephone: 503-820-2280 or 866-806-7204 toll free; or access 
the Pacific Council website, http://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:

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A. Call to Order

    1. Opening Remarks and Introductions
    2. Council Member Appointments
    3. Roll Call
    4. Executive Director's Report
    5. Approve Agenda

B. Open Comment Period

    1. Comments on Non-Agenda Items

C. Salmon Management

    1. 2010 Salmon Methodology Review
    2. Fishery Management Plan a.m.endment 16, Annual Catch Limits and 
Accountability Measures
    3. Mitchell Act Hatchery Environmental Impact Statement
    4. National Marine Fisheries Service Report
    5. Salmon Essential Fish Habitat Review

D. Pacific Halibut Management

    1. 2010 Pacific Halibut Regulations
    2. Proposed Procedures for Estimating Pacific Halibut Bycatch in 
the Groundfish Fisheries
    3. Initial Consideration of Proposed Changes to Pacific Halibut 
Allocation for Bycatch and Catch Sharing in the Groundfish Fisheries

E. Habitat

    1. Current Habitat Issues
    2. National Marine Fisheries Service National Habitat Plan Briefing

F. Marine Protected Areas

    1. Update and Further Review of the National System of Marine 
Protected Areas

G. Administrative Matters

    1. Briefing on Marine Spatial Planning
    2. Legislative Matters
    3. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes
    4. Fiscal Matters
    5. Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures
    6. Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning

H. Ecosystem Management

    1. Ecosystem Fishery Management Plan

I. Groundfish Management

    1. Groundfish Essential Fish Habitat Review
    2. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments
    3. Preliminary Review of Exempted Fishing Permits for 2011
    4. National Marine Fisheries Service Report
    5. Status and Follow-up on Implementation of Adendment 20 (Trawl 
Rationalization) and Amendment 21 (Intersector Allocation)
    6. Potential Trailing Actions to Amendment 20 on Trawl 
Rationalization
    7. Further Consideration of Inseason Adjustment, if Necessary

J. Coastal Pelagic Species Management

    1. Terms of Reference for Stock Assessment and Methodology Review 
Panels

K. Highly Migratory Species Management

    1. National Marine Fisheries Service Report
    2. Changes to Routine Management Measures for 2011-2012
    3. Recommendations to International Fishery Management 
Organizations

                                         Schedule of Ancillary Meetings
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Friday, September 10, 2010                              ........................................................
Salmon Advisory Subpanel                                                                                  8 a.m.
Salmon Technical Team/Salmon Amendment Committee Joint                                                    8 a.m.
 Session
Scientific and Statistical Committee                                                                      8 a.m.
Budget Committee                                                                                          1 p.m.
Legislative Committee                                                                                  2:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 11, 2010                            ........................................................
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.
Habitat Committee                                                                                         8 a.m.
Salmon Advisory Subpanel                                                                                  8 a.m.
Salmon Technical Team                                                                                     8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical Committee                                                                      8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants                                                                                4:30 p.m.
Council Chair's Reception                                                                                 6 p.m.
Sunday, September 12, 2010                              ........................................................
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.
Habitat Committee                                                                                         8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants                                                                             As Necessary
Monday, September 13, 2010                                                                                  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.
Enforcement Consultants                                                                             As Necessary
Tuesday, September 14, 2010                             ........................................................
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 Subpanel                                                                8 a.m.

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Highly Migratory Species Management Team                                                                  8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants                                                                             As Necessary
Wednesday, September 15, 2010                           ........................................................
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 Subpanel                                                                8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Management Team                                                                  8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants                                                                             As Necessary
Thursday, September 16, 2010                            ........................................................
California State Delegation                                                                               7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation                                                                                   7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation                                                                               7 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants                                                                             As Necessary
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    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this 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 Carolyn Porter at 503-820-2280 at 
least five days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: August 16, 2010.
William D. Chappell,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
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