Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 22676-22677 [2011-9803]

Download as PDF 22676 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 78 / Friday, April 22, 2011 / Notices Dated: April 19, 2011. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3. Estimated Time per Response: One and one half hours for an application for a directed fishery; 2 hours for a joint venture application; and 45 minutes for a transshipment permit. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4 hours and 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $2,451, including permit fees. [FR Doc. 2011–9781 Filed 4–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Foreign Fishing Vessel Permit Applications National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before June 21, 2011. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Mi Ae Kim, (301) 713–2276 or mi.ae.kim@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: April 19, 2011. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–9780 Filed 4–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract This request is for an extension of a current information collection. Section 204 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and regulations at 50 CFR 600, Subpart F, provide for the issuance of fishing permits to foreign vessels. The information submitted in applications is used to determine whether permits should be issued to authorize directed foreign fishing, participation in joint ventures with United States (U.S.) vessels, or transshipments of fish or fish products within U.S. waters. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE II. Method of Collection SUMMARY: Paper forms are used. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0089. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:01 Apr 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA389 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Salmon Amendment Committee (SAC) will hold a meeting to finalize alternatives and analyses for an PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 amendment to the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan (FMP) to address the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA) requirements for annual catch limits (ACL) and accountability measures (AM). This meeting of the SAC is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held Monday, May 16, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, May 17, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Pacific Council Office, Large Conference Room, 7700 NE. Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384; telephone: (503) 820– 2280. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chuck Tracy, Salmon Management Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The reauthorized MSA established new requirements to end and prevent overfishing through the use of ACLs and AMs. Federal FMPs must establish mechanisms for ACLs and AMs by 2010 for stocks subject to overfishing and by 2011 for all others, with the exceptions of stocks managed under an international agreement or stocks with a life cycle of approximately one year. On January 16, 2009, NMFS published amended guidelines for National Standard 1 (NS1) of the MSA to provide guidance on how to comply with new ACL and AM requirements. The NS1 guidelines include recommendations for establishing several related reference points to ensure scientific and management uncertainty are accounted for when management measures are established. The purpose of this meeting is to finalize alternatives and analyses to address those issues in a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis that will be presented to the Council for final action at its June 2011 meeting in Spokane, WA. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the SAC 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 intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. E:\FR\FM\22APN1.SGM 22APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 78 / Friday, April 22, 2011 / Notices 22677 consideration at its June meeting in Spokane, WA. [FR Doc. 2011–9803 Filed 4–21–11; 8:45 am] recommendations from this May 2011 meeting will be reviewed by the author with the SSC in June 2011. The deadline for proposing models had been extended to April 29 to allow the public an opportunity to consider the results of the CIE reviews, which are due April 22. Proposals should be submitted to Grant Thompson, AFSC, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Building 4, Seattle, WA. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Special Accommodations Dated: April 19, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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: April 19, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA388 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Groundfish Plan Team will meet via teleconference in Juneau, AK, Seattle, WA and Anchorage, AK. Note the meeting starts at 1:30 p.m. (ADT)/2:30 PDT, but the lines will open 1⁄2 hour prior to the official start, check out the Council Web site at http:// www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc/ for WebEx, meeting numbers and passwords. DATES: The session will start at 1:30 p.m. (ADT) on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. ADDRESSES: The session will be held at the Auke Bay Laboratory, 17385 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK; Anchorage Council office, Old Federal Building, Room 205, Anchorage, AK; Alaska Fishery Science Center (AFSC), Traynor Room, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Seattle, WA. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Council staff contact, Jane DiCosimo; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The teams will be reviewing proposals for model runs for GOA and BSAI Pacific cod and making recommendations to the author for those that will be reviewed at the August 2011 Groundfish Plan Team meeting. Proposed model runs include those by the author, BSAI Plan Team, GOA Plan Team, Science and Statistical Committee, CIE reviewers (tentative) and the public. Joint Plan Team mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:01 Apr 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 Dated: April 19, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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. [FR Doc. 2011–9804 Filed 4–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA382 [FR Doc. 2011–9802 Filed 4–21–11; 8:45 am] Endangered Species; File No. 14949 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Issuance of permit. RIN 0648–XA390 SUMMARY: AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 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 (Pacific Council) will hold a meeting, via conference call, of the Groundfish Management Team (GMT). The meeting is open to the public. SUMMARY: The conference call will be held Tuesday, May 10, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Time. ADDRESSES: A listening station will be available at the Pacific Council offices. Please contact the Pacific Council Staff Officer for accommodations. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelly Ames, Staff Officer; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene a conference call of the Groundfish Management Team to review the developing Ecosystem Fishery Management Plan. The GMT will discuss reports of the Ecosystem Plan Development Team and will develop statements for Council DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice is hereby given that Carlos Diez, Ph.D., Puerto Rico Department of Natural Resources, Protected Species Program, P.O. Box 366147, San Juan, PR, 00936, has been issued a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas) and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research. ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 713–2289; fax (301) 713–0376; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 824–5312; fax (727)824– 5309. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Cairns or Carrie Hubard, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 22, 2010, notice was published in the Federal Register (75 FR 13488) that a request for a scientific research permit to take green and hawksbill sea turtles had been submitted by the above-named individual. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) E:\FR\FM\22APN1.SGM 22APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 78 (Friday, April 22, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22676-22677]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-9803]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA389


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Ad 
Hoc Salmon Amendment Committee (SAC) will hold a meeting to finalize 
alternatives and analyses for an amendment to the Pacific Coast Salmon 
Fishery Management Plan (FMP) to address the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA) 
requirements for annual catch limits (ACL) and accountability measures 
(AM). This meeting of the SAC is open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will be held Monday, May 16, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 
4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, May 17, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Pacific Council Office, 
Large Conference Room, 7700 NE. Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, 
OR 97220-1384; telephone: (503) 820-2280.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chuck Tracy, Salmon Management 
Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 
820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The reauthorized MSA established new 
requirements to end and prevent overfishing through the use of ACLs and 
AMs. Federal FMPs must establish mechanisms for ACLs and AMs by 2010 
for stocks subject to overfishing and by 2011 for all others, with the 
exceptions of stocks managed under an international agreement or stocks 
with a life cycle of approximately one year.
    On January 16, 2009, NMFS published amended guidelines for National 
Standard 1 (NS1) of the MSA to provide guidance on how to comply with 
new ACL and AM requirements. The NS1 guidelines include recommendations 
for establishing several related reference points to ensure scientific 
and management uncertainty are accounted for when management measures 
are established.
    The purpose of this meeting is to finalize alternatives and 
analyses to address those issues in a National Environmental Policy Act 
(NEPA) analysis that will be presented to the Council for final action 
at its June 2011 meeting in Spokane, WA.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before the SAC 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 Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified 
of the intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities.

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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: April 19, 2011.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-9803 Filed 4-21-11; 8:45 am]
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