New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting; Correction, 81972 [2010-32793]

Download as PDF 81972 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 249 / Wednesday, December 29, 2010 / Notices will then review a re-run of the 2009 gag update assessment with a corrected size distribution for the recreational discard data and commercial discard estimates based on observer data. The Committee will also review the impact of applying observer based discard estimates on the 2009 red grouper update assessment. The Committee will then review the following assessments: Greater amberjack update assessment, SEDAR 15 mutton snapper benchmark assessment, and SEDAR 23 goliath grouper benchmark assessment. Copies of the agenda 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. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Scientific and Statistical Committees for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical Committees will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 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: December 23, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–32737 Filed 12–28–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA107 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting; Correction National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 02:10 Dec 29, 2010 Jkt 223001 Notice of a correction to a public meeting. ACTION: The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Herring Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 20, 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 original notice published in the Federal Register on December 23, 2010 (75 FR 80796). The notice is being republished in its entirety. The items of discussion in the committee’s agenda are as follows: 1. The Herring Oversight Committee will continue development of catch monitoring alternatives for inclusion in Amendment 5 to the Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan (FMP); alternatives include management measures to: • Adjust the fishery management program (administrative provisions, carrier vessels, transfers at sea, notification requirements, quota monitoring, reporting, and permit provisions); • Address at-sea monitoring, observer coverage levels, address maximized retention, and maximize sampling and address net slippage; • Address portside sampling, portside sampling program design, and measures to verify self-reported landings; 2. They will continue development of management measures and alternatives to address river herring bycatch for consideration in Amendment 5; alternatives may include identification of river herring hotpots, management alternatives to apply to those hotspots (monitoring, avoidance, protection), and/or catch caps for river herring; 3. Also on the agenda is to review/ discuss available information regarding the development of management measures to protect spawning fish in Amendment 5, develop Committee recommendations; 4. They will also discuss development of alternatives to address midwater trawl vessel access to groundfish closed areas; SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5. The Committee will develop recommendations for Council consideration regarding all of the management alternatives for inclusion in Amendment 5 Draft EIS (catch monitoring program, measures to address river herring bycatch, access to groundfish closed areas, protection of spawning fish); and 6. Given time other business will be discussed. 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 23, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–32793 Filed 12–28–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XZ23 Taking of Threatened or Endangered Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing Operations; Issuance of Permit National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS hereby issues a permit for a period of three years to authorize the incidental, but not intentional, taking of individuals from six marine mammal stocks listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by participants in several groundfish SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA107


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting; 
Correction

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

ACTION: Notice of a correction to a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council's (Council) Herring 
Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries 
in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 20, 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 original notice published in the Federal 
Register on December 23, 2010 (75 FR 80796). The notice is being 
republished in its entirety.
    The items of discussion in the committee's agenda are as follows:
    1. The Herring Oversight Committee will continue development of 
catch monitoring alternatives for inclusion in Amendment 5 to the 
Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan (FMP); alternatives include 
management measures to:
     Adjust the fishery management program (administrative 
provisions, carrier vessels, transfers at sea, notification 
requirements, quota monitoring, reporting, and permit provisions);
     Address at-sea monitoring, observer coverage levels, 
address maximized retention, and maximize sampling and address net 
slippage;
     Address portside sampling, portside sampling program 
design, and measures to verify self-reported landings;
    2. They will continue development of management measures and 
alternatives to address river herring bycatch for consideration in 
Amendment 5; alternatives may include identification of river herring 
hotpots, management alternatives to apply to those hotspots 
(monitoring, avoidance, protection), and/or catch caps for river 
herring;
    3. Also on the agenda is to review/discuss available information 
regarding the development of management measures to protect spawning 
fish in Amendment 5, develop Committee recommendations;
    4. They will also discuss development of alternatives to address 
midwater trawl vessel access to groundfish closed areas;
    5. The Committee will develop recommendations for Council 
consideration regarding all of the management alternatives for 
inclusion in Amendment 5 Draft EIS (catch monitoring program, measures 
to address river herring bycatch, access to groundfish closed areas, 
protection of spawning fish); and
    6. Given time other business will be discussed.
    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 23, 2010.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-32793 Filed 12-28-10; 8:45 am]
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