New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 38621 [2011-16586]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 127 / Friday, July 1, 2011 / Notices issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to develop a detailed problem statement based on the list of issues identified by the Advisory Panel and Monkfish Oversight Committee. The Oversight Committee has requested that the Advisory Panel provide details, specificity and examples of the issues in the list for the purpose of developing recommended goals and objectives for Amendment 6 to the Monkfish Fishery Management Plan. In Amendment 6, the New England and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Councils are considering adopting catch shares management programs in one or both monkfish management areas. The Advisory Panel detailed list of issues will be forwarded to the Oversight Committee for review at its next meeting. 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 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. [RIN: 0648–XA530] Special Accommodations 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, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: June 27, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–16536 Filed 6–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Monkfish Advisory Panel, in July, 2011, to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; telephone: (978) 777–2500; fax: (978) 750–7959. 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 Monkfish Advisory Panel (AP) will meet mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES6 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:54 Jun 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 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, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: June 28, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–16586 Filed 6–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RIN 0648–XA343] Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Marine Geophysical Survey in the Western Gulf of Alaska, June to August, 2011 AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental take authorization (ITA). PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38621 SUMMARY: In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) regulation, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University (L– DEO) to take marine mammals, by Level B harassment, incidental to conducting a marine geophysical survey in the western Gulf of Alaska (GOA), June to August, 2011. DATES: Effective June 28 to September 4, 2011. ADDRESSES: A copy of the IHA and application are available by writing to P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1315 EastWest Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or by telephoning the contacts listed here. A copy of the application containing a list of the references used in this document may be obtained by writing to the above address, telephoning the contact listed here (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) or visiting the Internet at: https://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ pr/permits/incidental.htm#applications. The following associated documents are also available at the same Internet address: ‘‘Environmental Assessment of a Marine Seismic Survey in the Gulf of Alaska July–August 2011’’ (EA) prepared by the National Science Foundation (NSF), and ‘‘Environmental Assessment of a Marine Geophysical Survey by the R/V Marcus G. Langseth in the western Gulf of Alaska, July– August 2011,’’ prepared by LGL Ltd., Environmental Research Associates (LGL), on behalf of NSF and L–DEO. The NMFS Biological Opinion will be available online at: https:// www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/consultation/ opinions.htm. Documents cited in this notice may be viewed, by appointment, during regular business hours, at the aforementioned address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Howard Goldstein or Jolie Harrison, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 301–427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Section 101(a)(5)(D) of the MMPA (16 U.S.C. 1371 (a)(5)(D)) directs the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) to authorize, upon request, the incidental, but not intentional, taking of small numbers of marine mammals of a species or population stock, by United States citizens who engage in a specified activity (other than commercial fishing) within a specified geographical region if E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RIN: 0648-XA530]


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Monkfish Advisory Panel, in July, 
2011, to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the 
exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be 
brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if 
appropriate.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 9 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 50 Ferncroft 
Road, Danvers, MA 01923; telephone: (978) 777-2500; fax: (978) 750-
7959.
    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 Monkfish Advisory Panel (AP) will meet 
to develop a detailed problem statement based on the list of issues 
identified by the Advisory Panel and Monkfish Oversight Committee. The 
Oversight Committee has requested that the Advisory Panel provide 
details, specificity and examples of the issues in the list for the 
purpose of developing recommended goals and objectives for Amendment 6 
to the Monkfish Fishery Management Plan. In Amendment 6, the New 
England and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Councils are considering 
adopting catch shares management programs in one or both monkfish 
management areas. The Advisory Panel detailed list of issues will be 
forwarded to the Oversight Committee for review at its next meeting.
    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 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 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, Executive Director, at (978) 465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: June 28, 2011.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-16586 Filed 6-30-11; 8:45 am]
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