Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 72790-72791 [2010-29691]

Download as PDF 72790 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 227 / Friday, November 26, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration [Docket No. 100910448–0572–02] RIN 0660–XA19 Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Internet Economy National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Inquiry; reopening of comment period. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force announces that the closing deadline for submission of comments responsive to the October 5, 2010 Notice of Inquiry on copyright policy and innovation in the Internet economy has been reopened and will extend until 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on December 10, 2010. DATES: Comments are due by 5 p.m. EST on December 10, 2010. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are encouraged to file comments electronically by e-mail to copyrightnoi-2010@ntia.doc.gov. Submissions should be in one of the following formats: HTML, ASCII, Word, rtf, or pdf. Paper comments can be sent to: Office of Policy Analysis and Development, NTIA, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4725, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. Please note that all material sent via the U.S. Postal Service (including ‘‘Overnight’’ or ‘‘Express Mail’’) is subject to delivery delays of up to two weeks due to mail security procedures. Paper submissions should also include a CD or DVD in Word, WordPerfect, or pdf format. CDs or DVDs should be labeled with the name and organizational affiliation of the filer, and the name of the word processing program used to create the document. Comments filed in response to this notice will be made available to the public on the Internet Policy Task Force Web page at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/ internetpolicytaskforce. For this reason, comments should not include confidential, proprietary, or business sensitive information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general questions about this Notice of Inquiry, contact: Dennis Amari, Office of Policy Analysis and Development, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4725, Washington DC 20230, telephone (202) srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:58 Nov 24, 2010 Jkt 223001 482–1880; or Michael Shapiro, Office of External Affairs, United States Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, Madison Building, 401 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, telephone (571) 272–9300; or send an e-mail to copyright-noi-2010@ ntia.doc.gov. Please direct media inquires to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs at (202) 482–7002; or USPTO’s Office of Public Affairs at (572) 272– 8400. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 21, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) announced the formation of a Commerce-wide Internet Policy Task Force (‘‘Task Force’’) to identify leading public policy and operational issues impacting the U.S. private sector’s ability to realize the potential for economic growth and job creation through the Internet.1 On October 5, 2010, the Task Force issued a Notice of Inquiry on the challenges of protecting copyrighted works online and the relationship between copyright law and innovation in the Internet economy with a closing date for comments of November 19, 2010.2 In the interest of affording parties more time to submit comments, the Task Force is reopening the comment period. The Task Force announces that the closing deadline for submissions of comments responsive to the October 5, 2010 Notice of Inquiry is now extended until 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on December 10, 2010. Comments received after the original closing date of November 19, 2010 and before publication of this Notice of Inquiry will be considered timely and given full consideration. Dated: November 19, 2010. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. 2010–29686 Filed 11–24–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA056 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: 1 Commerce Secretary Locke Launches Internet Policy Task Force, Department of Commerce Press Release (April 21, 2010), at http:// www.commerce.gov/news/press-releases/2010/04/ 21/commerce-secretary-locke-announces-publicreview-privacy-policy-and-i. 2 See 75 FR 61419 (October 5, 2010). PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene a public meeting of the Louisiana/Mississippi Habitat Protection Advisory Panel (AP). DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 and conclude no later than 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2829 Williams Blvd, Kenner, LA 70062; telephone: (504) 467–5611. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Rester, Habitat Support Specialist, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; telephone: (228) 875–5912. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At this meeting, the AP will tentatively discuss fishery modeling analyses for water resource projects, mitigation/restoration for damages to habitat from preventative oil spill protective work, the Louisiana State Master Plan prioritization process, the status and future of the CWPPRA program, the Natural Resource Damage Assessment planning and restoration plan, the Long Term Recovery Plan After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, and the Essential Fish Habitat 5-Year Review Report. The Louisiana/Mississippi group is part of a three unit Habitat Protection Advisory Panel (AP) of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. The principal role of the advisory panels is to assist the Council in attempting to maintain optimum conditions within the habitat and ecosystems supporting the marine resources of the Gulf of Mexico. Advisory panels serve as a first alert system to call to the Council’s attention proposed projects being developed and other activities that may adversely impact the Gulf marine fisheries and their supporting ecosystems. The panels may also provide advice to the Council on its policies and procedures for addressing environmental affairs. Although other issues not on the agenda may come before the panel for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal panel action during this meeting. Panel action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda listed as available by this notice. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 227 / Friday, November 26, 2010 / Notices A copy of the agenda can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Trish Kennedy at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: November 19, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–29691 Filed 11–24–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) and its River Herring and Shad Committee, its Joint Spiny Dogfish Committee, and its Executive Committee will hold public meetings. SUMMARY: The meetings will be held on Monday, December 13, 2010 through Thursday, December 16, 2010. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel, 3001 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451; telephone: (757) 213– 3000. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State St., Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901–3910; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Christopher Moore, Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: (302) 674–2331 ext. 255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES DATES: Monday, December 13, 2010 9 a.m. until 12 noon—The River Herring and Shad Committee will meet. 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.—There will be a Habitat-Ecosystems Workshop. 16:32 Nov 24, 2010 Jkt 223001 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.—The HabitatEcosystems Workshop will continue. Wednesday, December 15, 2010 8:30 a.m.—The Council will convene. 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.—The Council will finalize summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass recreational management measures for 2011 in conjunction with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Boards. 3 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.—The Council will receive an Overview of the Ocean Observatories Initiative. 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.—The Joint Spiny Dogfish Committee will meet. 4:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.—There will be a Scoping Hearing on Monkfish Amendment 6. Thursday, December 16, 2010 RIN 0648–XA057 VerDate Mar<15>2010 Tuesday, December 14, 2010 8 a.m. until 9 a.m.—The Executive Committee will meet. 9 a.m.—The Council will convene. 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.—There will be a Briefing on Proposed Listing of Atlantic Sturgeon under Endangered Species Act (ESA). 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.—The Council will convene to conduct its regular Business Session, receive Organizational Reports, Council Liaison Reports, the Executive Director’s Report, receive a report on the status of MAFMC’s FMPs, Committee Reports, and any continuing and/or new business. Agenda items by day for the Council’s Committees and the Council itself are: On Monday, December 13—The River Herring and Shad Committee will review Squid, Mackerel, and Butterfish Amendment 14 FMAT (Fishery Management Action Team) input on management integration issues and discuss the next steps. The HabitatEcosystems Workshop will include a presentation by Jennifer Lukens on Implementing the President’s National Ocean Policy and there will be a Policy/ Management Panel discussion. On Tuesday, December 14—the Habitat-Ecosystems Workshop will continue with Tom Noji discussing the NMFS Habitat Assessment Improvement Plan (HAIP) and a Science Panel discussion. Mike Snyder will discuss the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Oceans (MARCO) and there will be a Stakeholder Panel discussion. On Wednesday, December 15—The Council in conjunction with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72791 Board will review and discuss the Monitoring Committee’s recommendations and the Advisory Panel’s recommendations on summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass management measures, and develop and approve management measures for the 2011 summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass recreational fishery. The Council will receive an Overview of the Oceans Observatories Initiative (OOI) from Jean McGovern, National Science Foundation (OOI) Program Director. The Joint Spiny Dogfish Committee will finalize issues to be resolved in Amendment 3. A Scoping Hearing for Monkfish Amendment 6 will be held regarding catch shares. On Thursday, December 16—The Executive Committee will discuss the Visioning project update, consider updating priorities to accommodate a bio-economic analysis of the scup allocations, discuss the Council Communications Plan options, update the Advisory Panel Fishery Performance Report development, review the working group’s recommendations for webinar compensation and travel policy to include in the Council’s Standard Operating Practices and Procedures (SOPPs). The Council will be briefed on the Proposed Listing of Atlantic Sturgeon under ESA by the NMFS Office of Protected Resources. The Council will hold its regular Business Session to approve the June and October 2010 minutes and address any outstanding actions from the October 2010 meeting, receive Organizational Reports, Liaison Reports, the Executive Director’s Report, an update on the status of the Council’s FMPs, Committee Reports, and any continuing and/or new business. 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 these meetings. 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 MagnusonStevens 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 aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302–526–5251), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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[FR Doc No: 2010-29691]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA056


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 a public meeting of the Louisiana/Mississippi Habitat 
Protection Advisory Panel (AP).

DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 
and conclude no later than 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2829 
Williams Blvd, Kenner, LA 70062; telephone: (504) 467-5611.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 
North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Rester, Habitat Support 
Specialist, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; telephone: (228) 
875-5912.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At this meeting, the AP will tentatively 
discuss fishery modeling analyses for water resource projects, 
mitigation/restoration for damages to habitat from preventative oil 
spill protective work, the Louisiana State Master Plan prioritization 
process, the status and future of the CWPPRA program, the Natural 
Resource Damage Assessment planning and restoration plan, the Long Term 
Recovery Plan After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, and the Essential 
Fish Habitat 5-Year Review Report.
    The Louisiana/Mississippi group is part of a three unit Habitat 
Protection Advisory Panel (AP) of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management 
Council. The principal role of the advisory panels is to assist the 
Council in attempting to maintain optimum conditions within the habitat 
and ecosystems supporting the marine resources of the Gulf of Mexico. 
Advisory panels serve as a first alert system to call to the Council's 
attention proposed projects being developed and other activities that 
may adversely impact the Gulf marine fisheries and their supporting 
ecosystems. The panels may also provide advice to the Council on its 
policies and procedures for addressing environmental affairs.
    Although other issues not on the agenda may come before the panel 
for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of 
formal panel action during this meeting. Panel action will be 
restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda listed 
as available by this notice.

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    A copy of the agenda can be obtained by calling (813) 348-1630.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Trish Kennedy at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at 
least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: November 19, 2010.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-29691 Filed 11-24-10; 8:45 am]
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