Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 2085 [2011-518]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 12, 2011 / Notices The PIC meeting will be held Thursday, February 3, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. until business for the day is completed. The PIC meeting will reconvene Friday, February 4, from 8:30 a.m. until noon. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The PIC meeting will be held at the Pacific Fishery Management Council office, Large Conference Room, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, Oregon 97220–1384. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kelly Ames or Mr. John DeVore, Groundfish Management Staff Officers; telephone: (503) 820–2280. The purpose of the PIC work session is to develop an optimum detailed process and schedule for the 2013–14 groundfish biennial cycle for harvest specifications and management measures. The PIC will also consider whether an amendment to the Groundfish Fishery Management Plan should be pursued by the Council for long-term solutions. The PIC recommendations will be brought forward for Council consideration and action at its April 9–14 meeting in San Mateo, CA. The PIC may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management. No management actions will be decided by the PIC. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the PIC for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal PIC action during this meeting. PIC 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 PIC’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: January 7, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–519 Filed 1–11–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:25 Jan 11, 2011 Jkt 223001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA138 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will hold two consecutive meetings related to west coast CPS fisheries. The Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT) will meet February 1–2, 2011; and the CPS Methodology Review Panel will meet February 3–5, 2011. Both meetings are open to the public. DATES: The CPSMT meeting will be held Tuesday, February 1 through Wednesday, February 2, 2011. Business will begin each day at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. or until business for the day is completed. The CPS Methodology Review Panel will meet February 3–5, 2011. Business will begin each day at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. or until business for the day is completed. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held in the Large Conference Room of the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Torrey Pines Campus; 8604 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kerry Griffin, Staff Officer; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the CPSMT meeting is: (1) To initiate discussion of potential changes to the Pacific sardine Harvest Control Rule, based on recent evidence indicating that using the sea surface temperature at Scripps Pier may be an unreliable basis for setting harvest guidelines; (2) to discuss potential improvements to the market squid Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) and Overfishing Limit (OFL); (3) election of officers; and (4) to initiate discussion and develop a statement for the March, 2011 Council meeting regarding potential requests to utilize the Council’s 4,200 mt Exempted Fishing Permit set-aside. Other issues relevant to coastal pelagic species fisheries management and science may be addressed as time permits. The purpose of the CPS Methodology Review Panel meeting is to consider acoustic-trawl survey and data analysis SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2085 methods, to assess their utility in stock assessment models to monitor trends at the population level for Pacific sardine and other CPS stocks. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the CPSMT and Methodology Review Panel for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. CPSMT and Methodology Review Panel 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 CPSMT’s and Methodology Review Panel’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 Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: January 7, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–518 Filed 1–11–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Estuarine Research Reserve System; North Inlet-Winyah Bay, SC and San Francisco Bay, CA; Revised Management Plans Estuarine Reserves Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of final approval and availability of the revised management plans for the following National Estuarine Research Reserves: North Inlet-Winyah Bay, SC and San Francisco Bay, CA. AGENCY: The Estuarine Reserves Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce has approved the Management Plan SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 8 (Wednesday, January 12, 2011)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-518]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA138


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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 (Pacific Council) will 
hold two consecutive meetings related to west coast CPS fisheries. The 
Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT) will meet February 1-2, 
2011; and the CPS Methodology Review Panel will meet February 3-5, 
2011. Both meetings are open to the public.

DATES: The CPSMT meeting will be held Tuesday, February 1 through 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011. Business will begin each day at 8:30 a.m. 
and conclude at 5 p.m. or until business for the day is completed. The 
CPS Methodology Review Panel will meet February 3-5, 2011. Business 
will begin each day at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. or until 
business for the day is completed.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held in the Large Conference Room of 
the National Marine Fisheries Service's Southwest Fisheries Science 
Center, Torrey Pines Campus; 8604 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 
92037.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kerry Griffin, Staff Officer; 
telephone: (503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the CPSMT meeting is: (1) To 
initiate discussion of potential changes to the Pacific sardine Harvest 
Control Rule, based on recent evidence indicating that using the sea 
surface temperature at Scripps Pier may be an unreliable basis for 
setting harvest guidelines; (2) to discuss potential improvements to 
the market squid Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) and Overfishing 
Limit (OFL); (3) election of officers; and (4) to initiate discussion 
and develop a statement for the March, 2011 Council meeting regarding 
potential requests to utilize the Council's 4,200 mt Exempted Fishing 
Permit set-aside. Other issues relevant to coastal pelagic species 
fisheries management and science may be addressed as time permits.
    The purpose of the CPS Methodology Review Panel meeting is to 
consider acoustic-trawl survey and data analysis methods, to assess 
their utility in stock assessment models to monitor trends at the 
population level for Pacific sardine and other CPS stocks.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before the CPSMT and Methodology Review Panel for discussion, 
those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this 
meeting. CPSMT and Methodology Review Panel 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 CPSMT's 
and Methodology Review Panel'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 Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 
820-2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: January 7, 2011.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-518 Filed 1-11-11; 8:45 am]
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