Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 58783-58784 [2011-24302]

Download as PDF jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 184 / Thursday, September 22, 2011 / Notices October 12, the Executive Committee will meet from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. The Council will convene at 9:30 a.m. Swearing in of the new Council member will be from 9:30 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. From 9:45 a.m. until 11 a.m., SMB Amendment 14 DEIS Alternatives will be discussed. From 11 a.m. until 12 p.m., the Council will receive a Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology (SBRM) Report. Amendment 17 to the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan (FMP) will be discussed from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. From 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m., Spiny Dogfish Specifications will be approved as a Committee of the Whole. From 4:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m., there will be a Scoping Presentation on Consolidation of the Highly Migratory Species (HMS) FMP. On Thursday, October 13, the Council will convene at 8:30 a.m. The RSA Program Review Report will be heard from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. From 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., the Council will conduct its regular Business Session, receive Organizational Reports, Council Liaison Reports, Executive Director’s Report, Science Report, Committee Reports, and any continuing and/or new business. Agenda items by day for the Council’s Committees and the Council itself are: On Tuesday, October 11, the RSA Committee will review the staff evaluation of the RSA Program and recommend changes to the RSA Program to address scientific and administrative issues. The SMB Committee will review Amendment 14 analyses and develop recommendations for preferred alternatives. On Wednesday, October 12, the Executive Committee will meet in a closed session to discuss the Ricks E Savage Award followed by the Council convening to swear in the new Council member. The Council will approve the SMB Amendment 14 document for public hearings. Dr. Paul Rago of NMFS will provide the Council with a report of the 3-year SBRM review. The Council will review draft alternatives of Amendment 17 to the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass FMP to address spatial/ regional management of the recreational black sea bass fishery. The Spiny Dogfish Committee will meet as a Committee of the Whole to review the SSC and the Spiny Dogfish Monitoring Committee recommendations for 2012 and adopt the recommendations for 2012 management measures. There will be a NMFS Scoping Presentation on the Consolidated HMS FMP. On Thursday, October 13, the Council will convene to discuss and adopt recommended VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:29 Sep 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 changes to the RSA Program. The Council will hold its regular Business Session to approve the August 2011 minutes and address any outstanding actions from the August 2011 meeting, Organizational Reports, Liaison Reports, the Executive Director’s Report, the Science Report, Committee Reports, and any continuing and/or new business. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: September 19, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–24355 Filed 9–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA720 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 meeting of the Reef Fish Advisory Panel. SUMMARY: The meeting will convene at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2011 and conclude by 12 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2011. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Steven Atran, Population Dynamics Statistician; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Reef Fish Advisory Panel (AP) will review actions by the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) which meets immediately prior to the AP meeting. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58783 The AP will also receive presentations from representatives of the SSC on how acceptable biological catch is set, and on how stock assessments are done. The AP will then review presentations on update assessments for vermilion snapper and gray triggerfish, and will make recommendations on management of those stocks. The AP will also review draft Reef Fish Amendment 35, which contains actions to modify the rebuilding plan and management measures for greater amberjack. The AP will also discuss red snapper issues relating to the five year review of the red snapper individual fishing quota program, and to the data collection programs for the recreational red snapper fishery. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630 or can be downloaded from the Council’s ftp site, ftp. gulfcouncil.org. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Advisory Panel for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Advisory Panel 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take 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 Kathy Pereira at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: September 16, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–24303 Filed 9–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA719 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1 58784 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 184 / Thursday, September 22, 2011 / Notices Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Council to convene a public meeting. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of the Standing, Special Shrimp and Special Reef Fish Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC). DATES: The meeting will convene at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 and conclude by 12 p.m., Thursday, October 13, 2011. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Atran, Population Dynamics Statistician; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Standing and Special Shrimp SSC will meet jointly on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 to review benchmark stock assessments on brown shrimp, white shrimp and pink shrimp, and may consider recommending definitions of overfishing limit (OFL) and acceptable biological catch (ABC) based on those assessments. The remainder of the meeting will be a joint meeting of the Standing and Special Reef Fish SSC. The Standing and Special Reef Fish SSC will review and make recommendations on the SEDAR stock assessment schedule. The SSC will then review update assessments of gray triggerfish and vermilion snapper, and will recommend OFL and ABC for those stocks based on the assessments. The SSC will also discuss data needs from the Southeast Fisheries Science Center in order to reevaluate the 2012 red snapper annual catch limit during their next meeting. A representative from the Southeast Regional Office will present the methodology used to calculate the length of the red snapper recreational season, and will review a set of Excel spreadsheets used as decision tools for evaluating commercial and recreational greater amberjack management measures under Reef Fish Amendment 35. SSC members who attended the October 4–6, 2011 National SSC meeting in Williamsburg, VA will give a report on that meeting, and the Chair of the Ecosystem SSC will present a summary of the September 15, 2011 Ecosystem SSC webinar. The SSC will then discuss possible revisions to the definition of jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:29 Sep 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 optimum yield based on the revised National Standard 1 guidelines, and will review the tentative schedule of SSC meetings planned for 2012. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630 or can be downloaded from the Council’s ftp site, ftp.gulfcouncil.org. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Scientific and Statistical Committees for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical Committees 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. DATES: Special Accommodations Settlement Agreement 1. In accordance with 16 CFR 1118.20, Bad Boy Enterprises, LLC (‘‘Bad Boy’’) and staff (‘‘Staff’’) of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (‘‘Commission’’) hereby enter into this Settlement Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’) under the Consumer Product Safety Act (‘‘CPSA’’). The Agreement and the incorporated attached Order resolve Staff’s allegations set forth below. 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: September 16, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–24302 Filed 9–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION [CPSC Docket No. 11–C0011] Bad Boy Enterprises, LLC, Provisional Acceptance of a Settlement Agreement and Order Consumer Product Safety Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: It is the policy of the Commission to publish settlements which it provisionally accepts under the Consumer Product Safety Act in the Federal Register in accordance with the terms of 16 CFR 1118.20(e). Published below is a provisionally-accepted Settlement Agreement with Bad Boy Enterprises, LLC, containing a civil penalty of $715,000.00. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Any interested person may ask the Commission not to accept this agreement or otherwise comment on its contents by filing a written request with the Office of the Secretary by October 7, 2011. ADDRESSES: Persons wishing to comment on this Settlement Agreement should send written comments to the Comment 11–C0011, Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Room 820, Bethesda, Maryland 20814– 4408. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Belinda V. Bell, Trial Attorney, Division of Compliance, Office of the General Counsel, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland 20814–4408; telephone (301) 504–7592. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The text of the Agreement and Order appears below. Dated: September 16, 2011. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary. The Parties 2. Staff is the staff of the Commission, an independent federal regulatory agency established pursuant to, and responsible for, the enforcement of the CPSA, 15 U.S.C. 2051–2089. 3. Bad Boy is a corporation, organized and existing under the laws of the State of Mississippi, with its principal corporate office located at 413 Liberty Road, Natchez, Mississippi 39120. Staff Allegations 4. Between 2003 and October 2009, Bad Boy manufactured and distributed approximately nine thousand three hundred (9,300) off-road utility buggy vehicles (‘‘Buggies’’). Buggies distributed by Bad Boy between 2003 and 2007, were manufactured with the Series motor, and an accelerator and controller system designed for the Series motor (‘‘Series Buggies’’). Buggies distributed by Bad Boy between 2007 and 2009, were manufactured with a ‘‘separately excited’’ motor, and an accelerator and controller system designed for the separately excited E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 184 (Thursday, September 22, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58783-58784]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-24302]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA719


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and

[[Page 58784]]

Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Council to convene a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a 
meeting of the Standing, Special Shrimp and Special Reef Fish 
Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC).

DATES: The meeting will convene at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 
and conclude by 12 p.m., Thursday, October 13, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery 
Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 
33607.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. 
Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Atran, Population Dynamics 
Statistician; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: 
(813) 348-1630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Standing and Special Shrimp SSC will 
meet jointly on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 to review benchmark stock 
assessments on brown shrimp, white shrimp and pink shrimp, and may 
consider recommending definitions of overfishing limit (OFL) and 
acceptable biological catch (ABC) based on those assessments. The 
remainder of the meeting will be a joint meeting of the Standing and 
Special Reef Fish SSC. The Standing and Special Reef Fish SSC will 
review and make recommendations on the SEDAR stock assessment schedule. 
The SSC will then review update assessments of gray triggerfish and 
vermilion snapper, and will recommend OFL and ABC for those stocks 
based on the assessments. The SSC will also discuss data needs from the 
Southeast Fisheries Science Center in order to reevaluate the 2012 red 
snapper annual catch limit during their next meeting. A representative 
from the Southeast Regional Office will present the methodology used to 
calculate the length of the red snapper recreational season, and will 
review a set of Excel spreadsheets used as decision tools for 
evaluating commercial and recreational greater amberjack management 
measures under Reef Fish Amendment 35. SSC members who attended the 
October 4-6, 2011 National SSC meeting in Williamsburg, VA will give a 
report on that meeting, and the Chair of the Ecosystem SSC will present 
a summary of the September 15, 2011 Ecosystem SSC webinar. The SSC will 
then discuss possible revisions to the definition of optimum yield 
based on the revised National Standard 1 guidelines, and will review 
the tentative schedule of SSC meetings planned for 2012.
    Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by 
calling (813) 348-1630 or can be downloaded from the Council's ftp 
site, ftp.gulfcouncil.org.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before the Scientific and Statistical Committees for discussion, in 
accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical 
Committees 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 Fishery Conservation and Management 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: September 16, 2011.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-24302 Filed 9-21-11; 8:45 am]
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