New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 63146 [2010-25889]

Download as PDF 63146 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 198 / Thursday, October 14, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XZ64 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: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee, on November 2–3, 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, November 2 at 10 a.m. and Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held at the Providence Biltmore, 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 421–0700; fax: (401) 455–3050. 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: ADDRESSES: jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Tuesday, November 2, 2010 The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will discuss SSC business concerning the SSC’s calendar for 2011, committee activities including the National SSC Workshop, and any other outstanding SSC business. The Committee will also develop an Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) recommendation for Gulf of Maine winter flounder based on recent analyses; develop an ABC recommendation for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder to comport with the rebuilding strategy proposed at the September Council meeting as well as finalize the annually compiled list of five-year Council research recommendations. Wednesday, November 3, 2010 The SSC will Review the EcosystemBased Fishery Management draft policy paper and further consider the control rules currently used to set Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) for all/most VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:30 Oct 13, 2010 Jkt 223001 NEFMC-managed stocks and discuss how to best coordinate with the Council relative to the development of the control rules. 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) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 8, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–25889 Filed 10–13–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XZ65 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a joint meeting of its Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee & Socioeconomic Panel. DATES: The Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee & Socioeconomic Panel meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 and conclude by 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 4, 2010. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. Dr. Karen Burns, Ecosystem Management Specialist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On the first day, the Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee and Socioeconomic Panel will discuss ways in which socioeconomic data can be integrated into fisheries science in moving toward ecosystem based fishery management. Various conceptual frameworks and models will be presented. The second day will be devoted to identifying impacts of the Deep Horizon oil spill that will directly affect Gulf Council fishery management decisions. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Copies of the agendas and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630 or can be downloaded from the Council’s ftp site, ftp.gulfcouncil.org. The ftp server can be accessed from the Gulf Council’s home page. Once on the ftp server, click on the KB folder and then proceed to the link to the ECO–SSC & SEP folder. Click on the SSC & SEP meeting 2010–11. The meeting agenda, information on the presenters, the proposal for the joint Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee and the Socioeconomic Panel joint workshop for next year and additional material are available on the site. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agendas may come before the Scientific and Statistical Committee for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Actions of the and Statistical Committee 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take 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 Tina O’Hern at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XZ64


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 November 2-3, 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, November 2 at 10 a.m. and 
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Providence Biltmore, 11 
Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 421-0700; fax: 
(401) 455-3050.
    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, November 2, 2010

    The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will discuss SSC 
business concerning the SSC's calendar for 2011, committee activities 
including the National SSC Workshop, and any other outstanding SSC 
business. The Committee will also develop an Acceptable Biological 
Catch (ABC) recommendation for Gulf of Maine winter flounder based on 
recent analyses; develop an ABC recommendation for Georges Bank 
yellowtail flounder to comport with the rebuilding strategy proposed at 
the September Council meeting as well as finalize the annually compiled 
list of five-year Council research recommendations.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

    The SSC will Review the Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management draft 
policy paper and further consider the control rules currently used to 
set Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) for all/most NEFMC-managed stocks 
and discuss how to best coordinate with the Council relative to the 
development of the control rules.
    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) 465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: October 8, 2010.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-25889 Filed 10-13-10; 8:45 am]
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