Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 2084-2085 [2011-519]

Download as PDF 2084 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 12, 2011 / 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 Ms. Carolyn Porter 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. 2011–520 Filed 1–11–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA139 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will hold public meetings, January 31–February 8, 2011 at the Renaissance Hotel, 515 Madison Street, South Room, Seattle, WA. DATES: The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, February 2 continuing through Monday, February 7. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m., Monday, January 31 and continue through Thursday, February 3 (Northwest Room). The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, January 31 and continue through Wednesday, February 2, 2011 (East Room). The Enforcement Committee will meet Tuesday, February 1 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Marion Room). The Ecosystem Committee will meet Thursday, February 3, 2010 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (James Room). All meetings are open to the public, except executive sessions. SUMMARY: The meetings will be held at the Renaissance Hotel, 515 Madison Street, Seattle, WA. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Witherell, Council staff, telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:25 Jan 11, 2011 Jkt 223001 Council’s plenary session will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. Reports: 1. Executive Director’s Report (including Statement of Organization, Practices and Procedures (SOPP)). NMFS Management Report (including update on BSAI Freezer longline catch accounting, white paper on electronic monitoring). Alaska Fishery Science Center Annual Report (include sablefish recruitment factors discussion paper and TRAWLEX report). Alaska Department of Fish & Game Report. International Pacific Halibut Commission Report. United States Coast Guard Report. United States Fish & Wildlife Service Report. Protected Species Report (including update on Steller Sea Lion (SSL); Endangered Species Act (ESA) listed salmon). American Fisheries Act (AFA) Cooperative reports. 2. Halibut/Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program: Initial review on Halibut/Sablefish Hired Skipper; Final action on Community Quota Entity (CQE) area 3A D class purchase. 3. Amendment 80 Program: Discussion paper on Am 80 Replacement Vessel Sideboards; Final action on Amendment 80 Groundfish Retention Standard (GRS) Program Changes; Report on flexibility of using unspecified reserves in specification process to address Am 80 hard caps. 4. Salmon Bycatch: Preliminary review BSAI Chum Salmon Bycatch; Review workplan for GOA Chinook Salmon Bycatch. 5. Essential Fish Habitat (EFH): Discussion paper/finalize alternatives on Habitat Area Particular Concern (HAPC)—Skate sites; Initial review for EFH Amendment(T). 6. Aleutian Island (AI) Pacific Cod Issues: Discussion paper on BS&AI Pacific cod Split take action as necessary; Initial review AI Pacific cod processing Sideboards; (postponed). 7. BSAI Crab Management: Final action on Right of First Refusal; Initial Review of IFQ/Individual Processing Quota (IPQ) Application Deadline. 8. Miscellaneous Groundfish Issues: Discussion paper on Sablefish Recruitment Factors; Discussion paper on GOA Trawl Sweep Modifications; Estimation of non-target species catch in halibut fishery (SSC only); Initial review on Octopus management(T). 9. Staff Tasking: Review Committees and tasking. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10. Other Business. The SSC agenda will include the following issues: 1. Salmon Bycatch. 2. EFH. 3. AI Pacific Cod. 4. BSAI Crab Management. 5. Miscellaneous Groundfish. 6. Economic SAFE review. 7. NOAA Bering Sea Fisheries Research Foundation Survey results. The Advisory Panel will address most of the same agenda issues as the Council, except for #1 reports. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http:// www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc/. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups 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 aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working 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. 2011–521 Filed 1–11–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA136 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Ad Hoc Groundfish Process Improvement Committee (PIC) will hold a working meeting, which is open to the public. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1 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]
[Pages 2084-2085]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-519]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA136


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Ad Hoc 
Groundfish Process Improvement Committee (PIC) will hold a working 
meeting, which is open to the public.

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DATES: 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.

ADDRESSES: 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kelly Ames or Mr. John DeVore, 
Groundfish Management Staff Officers; telephone: (503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.

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]
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