Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 53416-53417 [2011-21890]

Download as PDF 53416 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 166 / Friday, August 26, 2011 / Notices This meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 10 a.m. and Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Providence, 21 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 831–3900; fax: (407) 751–0007. 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: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Wednesday, September 14, 2011– Thursday, September 15, 2011 SUMMARY: DATES: The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will recommend ABCs for the Northeast Multispecies FMP for FY 2012–2014. Additionally, the SSC will develop comments on terms of reference for upcoming assessments for Atlantic sea herring and Southern New England yellowtail flounder scheduled for the 54th Stock Assessment Workshop (SAW) in the spring of 2012. The Committee also will discuss upcoming priorities and tasking, improving outreach, research priorities, possible use for advisory panel in the process for making acceptable biological catch (ABC) recreational for fishery management plans. 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. emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD 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 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: August 23, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–21880 Filed 8–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:37 Aug 25, 2011 Jkt 223001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Dated: August 23, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–21891 Filed 8–25–11; 8:45 am] RIN 0648–XA667 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (NPFMC) Crab Plan Team (CPT). AGENCY: The CPT will meet September 19–22, 2011 at the Alaska Fishery Science Center, 7600 Sand Point Way, NE., Building 4, Traynor Room, Seattle, WA. DATES: The meeting will be held September 19–22, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Alaska Fishery Science Center, 7600 Sand Point Way, NE., Building 4, Traynor Room, Seattle, WA. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Stram; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Plan Team meeting agenda includes: Finalize assessments (including Overfishing Fishing Limits and Acceptable Biological Catch recommendations) for Tanner Crab, Snow Crab, Bristol Bay Red King Crab, Saint Matthew Blue King Crab King Crab, Pribilof Island Blue King Crab, Aleutian Island Golden King Crab; Review ecosystem considerations; Review/revise Economic Stock Assessment Fishery Evaluation report; Review overview of Nearshore Bristol Bay survey; and Discussion of Bmsy proxy criteria and time frames based on results of current assessments and guidelines for upcoming assessment cycle. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/ npfmc/. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA666 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Council to convene public meeting. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a public meeting via webinar of the Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC). DATES: The meeting will convene at 8 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, September 15, 2011 and is expected to conclude by 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar and will be accessible via Internet. Please go to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s Web site at http://www.gulfcouncil.org for instructions. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. SUMMARY: Dr. Karen Burns, Ecosystem Management Specialist; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee will convene to discuss details concerning a proposed joint workshop of the Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee and the Socio-economic Scientific and Statistical Committee to begin the process of determining a mechanism for including socio-economic input into Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee recommendations moving toward ecosystem based management. The Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee will also discuss and develop their Strategic Plan, and a presentation on the prior Standing Scientific and Statistical Committee meeting will be given. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 166 / Friday, August 26, 2011 / Notices Interested persons must register to participate in the webinar via the Gulf Council’s Web site at http:// www.gulfcouncil.org. Participation may be by computer or telephone. Agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630. Materials will also be available to download from the Gulf Council’s ftp site. Click on the ftp server under Quick Links, scroll to the Ecosystem folder. In the Ecosystem folder click on the directory named Ecosystem SSC meeting-2011-09. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Working Group 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 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 Kathy Pereira at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: August 23, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–21890 Filed 8–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA665 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Joint Skate/Whiting Committee and Whiting Advisory Panel, on September 14–15, SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:37 Aug 25, 2011 Jkt 223001 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. This meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 14 and Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. each day. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Providence, 21 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 831–3900; fax: (407) 751–0007. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. ADDRESSES: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Oversight Committee will meet jointly with the Whiting Advisory Panel to finalize and recommend potential management alternatives for Multispecies FMP Amendment 19 for the small mesh fishery (red hake, silver hake, offshore hake). These alternatives will include Annual Catch Limit (ACL) measures (allocations, buffers for management uncertainty, landings limits), Accountability Measures (AM), and possibly other measures to regulate the fishery and prevent catches from exceeding the ACL. Committee recommendations to include alternatives in Draft Amendment 19 will be made at the September 26–29 Council meeting. If necessary, the Whiting Advisory Panel may meet separately during the meeting. The Skate/Whiting Oversight Committee will also review a final draft skate specifications package and make recommendations at the Council meeting. The Oversight Committee may discuss other business regarding whiting and skate management. 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. Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: August 23, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–21882 Filed 8–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Additions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Additions to the Procurement List. AGENCY: Wednesday, September 14, 2011– Thursday, September 15, 2011 PO 00000 53417 This action adds products and services to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. DATES: Effective Date: 9/26/2011. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Jefferson Plaza 2, Suite 10800, 1421 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202–3259. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Briscoe, Telephone: (703) 603– 7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or e-mail CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additions On 6/17/2011 (76 FR 35415–35417); 6/24/2011 (76 FR 37069–37070); 7/1/ 2011 (76 FR 38641–38642); and 7/8/ 2011 (76 FR 40342–40343), the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notices of proposed additions to the Procurement List. After consideration of the material presented to it concerning capability of qualified nonprofit agencies to furnish the products and services and impact of the additions on the current or most recent contractors, the Committee has determined that the products and services listed below are suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 46–48c and 41 CFR 51– 2.4. E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 166 (Friday, August 26, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53416-53417]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21890]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA666


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Council to convene public meeting.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a 
public meeting via webinar of the Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical 
Committee (SSC).

DATES: The meeting will convene at 8 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, 
September 15, 2011 and is expected to conclude by 12 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar and will be accessible 
via Internet. Please go to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management 
Council's Web site at http://www.gulfcouncil.org for instructions.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. 
Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Karen Burns, Ecosystem Management 
Specialist; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 
348-1630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical 
Committee will convene to discuss details concerning a proposed joint 
workshop of the Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee and the 
Socio-economic Scientific and Statistical Committee to begin the 
process of determining a mechanism for including socio-economic input 
into Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee recommendations 
moving toward ecosystem based management. The Ecosystem Scientific and 
Statistical Committee will also discuss and develop their Strategic 
Plan, and a presentation on the prior Standing Scientific and 
Statistical Committee meeting will be given.

[[Page 53417]]

    Interested persons must register to participate in the webinar via 
the Gulf Council's Web site at http://www.gulfcouncil.org. 
Participation may be by computer or telephone. Agenda and other related 
materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348-1630. Materials will 
also be available to download from the Gulf Council's ftp site. Click 
on the ftp server under Quick Links, scroll to the Ecosystem folder. In 
the Ecosystem folder click on the directory named Ecosystem SSC 
meeting-2011-09.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before the Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee for 
discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues 
may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of 
the Working Group 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 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 Kathy Pereira at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at 
least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: August 23, 2011.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-21890 Filed 8-25-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P