South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 80797-80798 [2010-32217]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 246 / Thursday, December 23, 2010 / Notices 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 (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 17, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–32216 Filed 12–22–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA108 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public hearing and scoping meeting series. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a series of public hearings regarding Regulatory Amendment 9 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the South Atlantic Region, a Comprehensive Annual Catch Limit (ACL) Amendment, and its Comprehensive EcosystemBased Amendment 2. The Council will also conduct scoping meetings regarding Amendments 21, 22, and 24 to the Snapper Grouper FMP and Amendment 5 to the Golden Crab Fishery Management Plan for the South Atlantic Region. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The series of 6 public hearings and scoping meetings will be held January 24, 2011 through February 3, 2011. All scoping meetings will be open from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Council staff will be available for informal discussions and to answer questions. Members of the public will have an opportunity to go on record at any time during the meeting hours to record their comments on the public hearing topics and scoping issues for Council consideration. Local Council representatives will attend the meetings and take public comment. Written mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Dec 22, 2010 Jkt 223001 comments will be accepted from January 12, 2011 until 5 p.m. on February 14, 2011. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to Bob Mahood, Executive Director, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405, or via e-mail to: SGRegAmend9PH@safmc.net for Regulatory Amendment 9 to the Snapper Grouper FMP; CompACLAmendPH@safmc.net for the Comprehensive ACL Amendment; CEBA2PH@safmc.net for Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 2; SGAmend21Scoping@safmc.net for Amendment 21 to the Snapper Grouper FMP; SGAmend22Scoping@safmc.net for Amendment 22 to the Snapper Grouper FMP; SGAmend24Scoping@safmc.net for Amendment 24 to the Snapper Grouper FMP; and GCAmend5Scoping@safmc.net for Amendment 5 to the Golden Crab FMP. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Iverson, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366; fax: (843) 769–4520; e-mail address: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As part of the meeting schedule, public hearings will be held on Regulatory Amendment 9 to the Snapper Grouper FMP. The regulatory amendment includes alternatives for commercial trip limits for greater amberjack, vermilion snapper, black sea bass and gag. The amendment also includes management options for split season quotas and spawning season closures for black sea bass. A public hearing will also be held on the Comprehensive ACL Amendment. The amendment establishes ACLs and Accountability Measures for species managed by the Council that are not currently listed as undergoing overfishing as required by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act). This includes species in the Snapper Grouper management complex as well as dolphin, wahoo, and golden crab. Public hearings will also be conducted for the Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based 2 that includes regulatory actions relative to the management of octocorals, and nonregulatory actions that update existing Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) information. The amendment also addresses modifying the management of South Carolina’s Special Management PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 80797 Zones (SMZs), amending the sea turtle release gear requirements for the snapper grouper fishery, and designating new EFH and Habitat Areas of Particular Concern (HAPC) areas for snapper grouper species, coral, and sargassum. The public scoping meetings will address overlapping fisheries issues for the South Atlantic region. Items under consideration for public scoping include Amendment 21 to the Snapper Grouper FMP. This amendment addresses the possible use of catch share programs for snapper grouper species currently under management through quotas (except for snowy grouper), effort and participation reduction, and endorsement actions. The amendment will include options for the use of Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs), cooperatives, regional and state by state quota analysis, and other components. The Council will also hold scoping meetings on Amendment 22 to the Snapper Grouper FMP addressing options for long-term management measures for red snapper as the stock begins to rebuild; Amendment 24 to the Snapper Grouper FMP to end overfishing and rebuild the red grouper stock, according the mandates of the Magnuson-Stevens Act; and Amendment 5 to the Golden Crab FMP with options to implement catch shares for the commercial golden crab fishery in the South Atlantic Region. Public Hearing and Scoping Meeting Schedule 1. January 24, 2011—Hilton New Bern/Riverfront, 100 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560, telephone: 1–252–638–3585; 2. January 26, 2011—Crowne Plaza Charleston Airport, 4831 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29418, telephone: 843–744–4422; 3. January 27, 2011—Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler, GA 31322, telephone: 912–748–8888; 4. January 31, 2011—Jacksonville Marriott Hotel, 4670 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256, telephone: 904–296–2222; 5. February 1, 2011—International Palms Resort, 1300 N. Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931, telephone: 321–783–2271; 6. February 3, 2011—Key Largo Grande Resort, 97000 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, FL 33037, telephone: 305–852–5553. Written comments will be received from January 12, 2011 until 5 p.m. on February 14, 2011. Copies of the public hearing and scoping documents are available by E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1 80798 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 246 / Thursday, December 23, 2010 / Notices contacting Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free at (866) SAFMC– 10. Copies will also be available online at http://www.safmc.net as they become available. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the start of each meeting. Dated: December 17, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–32217 Filed 12–22–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA106 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102; telephone: (207) 774–5611; fax: (207) 871–0510. 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 items of discussion in the committee’s agenda are as follows: The Multispecies (Groundfish) Oversight Committee will begin development of Framework 47 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan (FMP). Framework 47 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Dec 22, 2010 Jkt 223001 will consider changes to the haddock bycatch cap in the herring fishery. The Committee will work on the development of an amendment to the FMP that will address issues related to state-sponsored permit banks. The Committee will also discuss the initiation of an amendment to the FMP to consider allocative effects, excessive control of fishing privileges, and fleet diversity objectives for the multispecies fishery. Other business may also be discussed. The Committee’s recommendations will be delivered to the full Council at its meeting in Portsmouth, NH on January 25–27, 2011. 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 identified 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 Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 17, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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Department of the Army SUMMARY: For patent issues, Ms. Elizabeth Arwine, Patent Attorney, (301) 619–7808. For licensing issues, Dr. Paul Mele, Office of Research and Technology Applications (ORTA), (301) 619–6664, both at telefax (301) 619–5034. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The invention relates to an inactivated dengue virus vaccine to immunize and protect humans against dengue fever. The vaccine is based on dengue viruses which have been propagated to high titers in suitable cells, purified and inactivated under conditions which destroy infectivity but preserve immunogenicity, a high level of which is demonstrated in animal models. Uses of the inactivated dengue virus for detecting antibodies to dengue and kits therefore are also described. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ACTION: of Dengue Virus,’’ issued February 20, 2001. The United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Army, has rights to this invention. ADDRESSES: Commander, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, ATTN: Command Judge Advocate, MCMR–JA, 504 Scott Street, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702– 5012. The Department of the Army intends to prepare a PEIS to analyze the environmental and socioeconomic impacts associated with the proposed land acquisition and use of approximately 22,232 acres for implementation of an RPMP and mission activities in south Texas. The proposed land area, currently in private ownership, would become the STTC. This action will support the training requirements of the TXARNG units located in central and south Texas. The PEIS will analyze alternatives that are deemed feasible to meet the purpose and need for this Proposed Action. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA108


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public hearing and scoping meeting series.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a series of public hearings regarding Regulatory Amendment 9 to 
the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the South 
Atlantic Region, a Comprehensive Annual Catch Limit (ACL) Amendment, 
and its Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 2. The Council will 
also conduct scoping meetings regarding Amendments 21, 22, and 24 to 
the Snapper Grouper FMP and Amendment 5 to the Golden Crab Fishery 
Management Plan for the South Atlantic Region. See SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

DATES: The series of 6 public hearings and scoping meetings will be 
held January 24, 2011 through February 3, 2011. All scoping meetings 
will be open from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Council staff will be available 
for informal discussions and to answer questions. Members of the public 
will have an opportunity to go on record at any time during the meeting 
hours to record their comments on the public hearing topics and scoping 
issues for Council consideration. Local Council representatives will 
attend the meetings and take public comment. Written comments will be 
accepted from January 12, 2011 until 5 p.m. on February 14, 2011.
    See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to Bob Mahood, Executive 
Director, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place 
Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405, or via e-mail to: 
SGRegAmend9PH@safmc.net for Regulatory Amendment 9 to the Snapper 
Grouper FMP; CompACLAmendPH@safmc.net for the Comprehensive ACL 
Amendment; CEBA2PH@safmc.net for Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based 
Amendment 2; SGAmend21Scoping@safmc.net for Amendment 21 to the Snapper 
Grouper FMP; SGAmend22Scoping@safmc.net for Amendment 22 to the Snapper 
Grouper FMP; SGAmend24Scoping@safmc.net for Amendment 24 to the Snapper 
Grouper FMP; and GCAmend5Scoping@safmc.net for Amendment 5 to the 
Golden Crab FMP.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Iverson, South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North 
Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571-4366; fax: (843) 769-4520; 
e-mail address: kim.iverson@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As part of the meeting schedule, public 
hearings will be held on Regulatory Amendment 9 to the Snapper Grouper 
FMP. The regulatory amendment includes alternatives for commercial trip 
limits for greater amberjack, vermilion snapper, black sea bass and 
gag. The amendment also includes management options for split season 
quotas and spawning season closures for black sea bass. A public 
hearing will also be held on the Comprehensive ACL Amendment. The 
amendment establishes ACLs and Accountability Measures for species 
managed by the Council that are not currently listed as undergoing 
overfishing as required by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation 
and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act). This includes species in the 
Snapper Grouper management complex as well as dolphin, wahoo, and 
golden crab. Public hearings will also be conducted for the 
Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based 2 that includes regulatory actions 
relative to the management of octocorals, and non-regulatory actions 
that update existing Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) information. The 
amendment also addresses modifying the management of South Carolina's 
Special Management Zones (SMZs), amending the sea turtle release gear 
requirements for the snapper grouper fishery, and designating new EFH 
and Habitat Areas of Particular Concern (HAPC) areas for snapper 
grouper species, coral, and sargassum.
    The public scoping meetings will address overlapping fisheries 
issues for the South Atlantic region. Items under consideration for 
public scoping include Amendment 21 to the Snapper Grouper FMP. This 
amendment addresses the possible use of catch share programs for 
snapper grouper species currently under management through quotas 
(except for snowy grouper), effort and participation reduction, and 
endorsement actions. The amendment will include options for the use of 
Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs), cooperatives, regional and state 
by state quota analysis, and other components.
    The Council will also hold scoping meetings on Amendment 22 to the 
Snapper Grouper FMP addressing options for long-term management 
measures for red snapper as the stock begins to rebuild; Amendment 24 
to the Snapper Grouper FMP to end overfishing and rebuild the red 
grouper stock, according the mandates of the Magnuson-Stevens Act; and 
Amendment 5 to the Golden Crab FMP with options to implement catch 
shares for the commercial golden crab fishery in the South Atlantic 
Region.

Public Hearing and Scoping Meeting Schedule

    1. January 24, 2011--Hilton New Bern/Riverfront, 100 Middle Street, 
New Bern, NC 28560, telephone: 1-252-638-3585;
    2. January 26, 2011--Crowne Plaza Charleston Airport, 4831 Tanger 
Outlet Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29418, telephone: 843-744-4422;
    3. January 27, 2011--Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne 
Avenue, Pooler, GA 31322, telephone: 912-748-8888;
    4. January 31, 2011--Jacksonville Marriott Hotel, 4670 Salisbury 
Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256, telephone: 904-296-2222;
    5. February 1, 2011--International Palms Resort, 1300 N. Atlantic 
Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931, telephone: 321-783-2271;
    6. February 3, 2011--Key Largo Grande Resort, 97000 Overseas 
Highway, Key Largo, FL 33037, telephone: 305-852-5553.
    Written comments will be received from January 12, 2011 until 5 
p.m. on February 14, 2011.
    Copies of the public hearing and scoping documents are available by

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contacting Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic 
Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North 
Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free at (866) 
SAFMC-10. Copies will also be available online at http://www.safmc.net 
as they become available.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 
3 days prior to the start of each meeting.

    Dated: December 17, 2010.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
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