New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 81480 [2011-33272]

Download as PDF 81480 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 249 / Wednesday, December 28, 2011 / Notices Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to each workshop. Dated: December 21, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. allowing new entrants into the fishery under the catch share program, and provide recommendations for Council consideration. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. [FR Doc. 2011–33159 Filed 12–27–11; 8:45 am] Dated: December 21, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2011–33158 Filed 12–27–11; 8:45 am] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration BILLING CODE 3510–22–P RIN 0648–XA896 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Golden Crab Advisory Panel (AP). AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Golden Crab AP in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. DATES: The meeting will take place January 29, 2012. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific times. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Harbor Beach Marriott, 3030 Holiday Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316; telephone: (954) 525–4000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the Golden Crab AP will meet from 1 p.m.–5 p.m. on Sunday, January 29, 2012. The Golden Crab AP will receive an overview of draft Amendment 6 to the Golden Crab Fishery Management Plan for the South Atlantic Region. The amendment includes management alternatives for establishing a catch share program for the commercial fishery. The AP will discuss alternatives in the amendment, including options for srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:22 Dec 27, 2011 Jkt 226001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA909 recommendation to the Council on how to incorporate the results into management. They will also begin work on two management actions that will be developed over the next year. First, the Committee will begin to address possible changes to the groundfish closed areas that will be incorporated into an omnibus habitat amendment. Second, the Committee will begin work on a framework adjustment to modify sector management provisions to improve sector operations. Other business may be discussed. 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 identified 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 Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting Special Accommodations National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. 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 (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Marriott Sable Oaks Hotel, 200 Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland, ME 04106; telephone: (207) 871–8000; fax: (207) 871–7971. 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 items of discussion in the committee’s agenda are as follows: The Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to discuss several issues related to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. The Committee will receive an overview of the preliminary assessments results for Gulf of Maine cod. The Committee will discuss these results and may develop a SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 22, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA909


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's (Council) 
Groundfish Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New 
England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 9 
a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Marriott Sable Oaks Hotel, 
200 Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland, ME 04106; telephone: (207) 871-
8000; fax: (207) 871-7971.
    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 items of discussion in the committee's 
agenda are as follows:
    The Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to discuss several 
issues related to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. 
The Committee will receive an overview of the preliminary assessments 
results for Gulf of Maine cod. The Committee will discuss these results 
and may develop a recommendation to the Council on how to incorporate 
the results into management. They will also begin work on two 
management actions that will be developed over the next year. First, 
the Committee will begin to address possible changes to the groundfish 
closed areas that will be incorporated into an omnibus habitat 
amendment. Second, the Committee will begin work on a framework 
adjustment to modify sector management provisions to improve sector 
operations. Other business may be discussed.
    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 identified 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 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 (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days 
prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: December 22, 2011.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-33272 Filed 12-27-11; 8:45 am]
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