Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 6786 [2012-3017]

Download as PDF 6786 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 27 / Thursday, February 9, 2012 / Notices Fishery management Council (Council) and all such fishing gear used in such fisheries (see section 305(a) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act). The list has been published and appears in 50 CFR 600.725(v). Any person wishing to use gear not on the list, or engage in a fishery not on the list, must provide the appropriate Council or the Secretary, in the case of Atlantic highly migratory species, with 90 days of advance notice. If the Secretary takes no action to prohibit such a fishery or use of such a gear, the person may proceed. II. Method of Collection III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0346. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6. Estimated Time per Response: 90 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $30 in recordkeeping/reporting costs. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. [FR Doc. 2012–2943 Filed 2–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:04 Feb 08, 2012 Jkt 226001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA979 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of change to public meeting dates and times. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) announces changes in the dates that the Merizo community and Guam Regional Ecosystem Advisory Committee (REAC) meetings will be held. DATES: The Merizo Community Meeting will be held on February 29, 2012, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. and the Guam REAC on March 1, 2012, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Merizo Community Meeting will be held at the Merizo Community Center, Merizo, Guam and the Guam REAC will be held at the Guam Hilton Hotel, Tumon Bay, Guam. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: Council office, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; telephone: (808) 522–8220. Merizo Community Center, Merizo, Guam 96915; telephone: (671) 828– 2941. Guam Hilton Hotel, 202 Hilton Road, Tumon Bay, Guam 96913; telephone: (671) 646–1835. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The original notice published on February 6, 2012 (77 FR 5775). The new dates and agenda items are listed below. SUMMARY: The respondent provides written notice. No form is used. Dated: February 3, 2012. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ii. Report on Recommendations to US Department of Defense on Military Activities iii. Improving Fishery Data Collection from Military Areas iv. Discussion on Options to Mitigate Impacts to Fishing Community Military Activities B. Update on the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument i. Report on Monument Monument Scoping Sessions and Management Plan C. Federal Annual Fisheries Catch Limits D. Compact Impact Issues E. Proposed Guam Fisheries Management Act 5. Ocean Monitoring and Data Collection A. Report on Bio-Sampling Program B. Habitat Blue Print for Guam C. Pacific Island Ocean Observe ring System D. Guam Coral Reef Ecosystem Research Program E. Report on Data Workshop F. Discussion and Recommendations 6. Communities and Traditional Fishing Rights A. First Stewards Climate Change Symposium B. Guam Village Management C. Discussion and Recommendations 6. Upcoming Meetings/Workshops A. Synopsis of Upcoming 153rd Council Meeting Actions B. Teachers Workshop C. Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission 7. Other Business 8. Public Comment 9. Discussion and Recommendations Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522– 8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 6, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–3017 Filed 2–8–12; 8:45 am] Schedule and Agenda for Merizo Community Meeting BILLING CODE 3510–22–P 6 p.m.–9 p.m., Wednesday, February 29, 2012 1. Introduction 2. Community Based Monitoring 3. Community Fisheries Development 4. Fishery Issues 5. Other Issues DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Schedule and Agenda for Guam REAC Meeting 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Thursday, March 1, 2012 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Status of 2011 REAC Recommendations 3. Report on Agency Activities 4. Community Marine Management Forum A. Military Activities i. Military Closures Impacting Southern Fishing Grounds PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Public Meeting and Public Comment National Ocean Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting, Notice of public comment. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a public meeting of the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force. The meeting will be held in Washington, DC This meeting, the 27th SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA979


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of change to public meeting dates and times.

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SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) 
announces changes in the dates that the Merizo community and Guam 
Regional Ecosystem Advisory Committee (REAC) meetings will be held.

DATES: The Merizo Community Meeting will be held on February 29, 2012, 
between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. and the Guam REAC on March 1, 2012, between 9 
a.m. and 4 p.m. The Merizo Community Meeting will be held at the Merizo 
Community Center, Merizo, Guam and the Guam REAC will be held at the 
Guam Hilton Hotel, Tumon Bay, Guam. For specific times and agendas, see 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: Council office, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 
96813; telephone: (808) 522-8220.
    Merizo Community Center, Merizo, Guam 96915; telephone: (671) 828-
2941.
    Guam Hilton Hotel, 202 Hilton Road, Tumon Bay, Guam 96913; 
telephone: (671) 646-1835.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; 
telephone: (808) 522-8220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The original notice published on February 6, 
2012 (77 FR 5775). The new dates and agenda items are listed below.

Schedule and Agenda for Merizo Community Meeting

6 p.m.-9 p.m., Wednesday, February 29, 2012

1. Introduction
2. Community Based Monitoring
3. Community Fisheries Development
4. Fishery Issues
5. Other Issues

Schedule and Agenda for Guam REAC Meeting

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday, March 1, 2012

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Status of 2011 REAC Recommendations
3. Report on Agency Activities
4. Community Marine Management Forum
A. Military Activities
i. Military Closures Impacting Southern Fishing Grounds
ii. Report on Recommendations to US Department of Defense on 
Military Activities
iii. Improving Fishery Data Collection from Military Areas
iv. Discussion on Options to Mitigate Impacts to Fishing Community 
Military Activities
B. Update on the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument
i. Report on Monument Monument Scoping Sessions and Management Plan
C. Federal Annual Fisheries Catch Limits
D. Compact Impact Issues
E. Proposed Guam Fisheries Management Act
5. Ocean Monitoring and Data Collection
A. Report on Bio-Sampling Program
B. Habitat Blue Print for Guam
C. Pacific Island Ocean Observe ring System
D. Guam Coral Reef Ecosystem Research Program
E. Report on Data Workshop
F. Discussion and Recommendations
6. Communities and Traditional Fishing Rights
A. First Stewards Climate Change Symposium
B. Guam Village Management
C. Discussion and Recommendations
6. Upcoming Meetings/Workshops
A. Synopsis of Upcoming 153rd Council Meeting Actions
B. Teachers Workshop
C. Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
7. Other Business
8. Public Comment
9. Discussion and Recommendations

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522-8220 
(voice) or (808) 522-8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting 
date.

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

    Dated: February 6, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-3017 Filed 2-8-12; 8:45 am]
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