Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 8810 [2012-3558]

Download as PDF 8810 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 31 / Wednesday, February 15, 2012 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. Dated: February 10, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. These hearings are being scheduled in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. During or after these hearings, additional opportunities for comments on the Amendment 5 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) may be provided in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The agenda for the following eight hearings is as follows: NEFMC staff will brief the public on the herring amendment prior to opening the hearing for public comments. The schedule is as follows: [FR Doc. 2012–3557 Filed 2–14–12; 8:45 am] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Amendment 5 Public Hearings: Locations, Schedules, and Agendas 1. Friday, March 2, 2012 from 9 a.m.–1 p.m.; Samoset Hotel, 220 Warrenton Street, Rockport, ME 04856; telephone: (207) 594–2511. 2. Wednesday, March 14, 2012 from 7 p.m.–9 p.m.; Massachusetts Department of Marine Fisheries Annisquam River Station, 30 Emerson Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930; telephone: (978) 282–0308. 3. Thursday, March 15, 2012 from 7 p.m.–9 p.m.; Sheraton Harborside Hotel, 250 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801; telephone: (603) 431–2300. 4. Monday, March 19, 2012 from 7 p.m.–9 p.m.; Seaport Inn, 100 Middle Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719; telephone: (508) 997–1281. 5. Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 7 p.m.–9 p.m.; Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME, 04101; telephone: (207) 775–2311. 6. Tuesday, March 27, 2012 from 7 p.m.–9 p.m.; Radisson Plymouth, 180 Water St., Plymouth, MA 02360; telephone: (508) 747–4900. 7. Wednesday, March 28, 2012 from 7 p.m.–9 p.m.; Hilton Garden Inn, One Thurber St., Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 734–9600. 8. Thursday, March 29, 2012 from 7 p.m.–9 p.m.; Congress Hall, 251 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204; telephone: (609) 884–8421. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with 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 Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:09 Feb 14, 2012 Jkt 226001 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XB007 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene its Law Enforcement Advisory Panel (LEAP) in conjunction with the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee (LEC). DATES: The meeting will convene at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 and conclude no later than 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Marriott Courtyard Gulfport Beachfront Hotel, 1600 East Beach Blvd., Gulfport, MS 39501. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Richard Leard, Deputy Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene the Law Enforcement Advisory Panel along with the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee to consider the status of recently completed amendments and other regulatory actions as well as the scheduled completion of ongoing actions. The two groups will also receive a presentation regarding issues related to the Gulf Council’s Individual Fishing Quota Programs and discuss the National Center for Disaster Fraud/Gulf Coast. They will review the status of Joint Enforcement Agreements and enforcement efforts by the states under these agreements. The LEAP/LEC will also consider having a Summer Work Session to develop a 2013–16 Strategic Plan and a 2013–14 Operations Plan. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Finally, the group will discuss Gulf seafood trace and trip ticket enforcement and receive reports of the state and federal members. Other activities related to the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Interjurisdictional Fisheries Program and Law Enforcement Summary will also be discussed. The Law Enforcement Advisory Panel consists of principal law enforcement officers in each of the Gulf States, as well as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Law Enforcement, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the U.S. Coast Guard, and the NOAA General Counsel for Law Enforcement. A copy of the agenda and related materials can be obtained by calling the Council office at (813) 348–1630. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agendas may come before the Law Enforcement Advisory Panel 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 Law Enforcement Advisory Panel will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agendas 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 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) 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: February 10, 2012. Tracey L. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 31 (Wednesday, February 15, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 8810]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-3558]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XB007


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
convene its Law Enforcement Advisory Panel (LEAP) in conjunction with 
the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission's Law Enforcement Committee 
(LEC).

DATES: The meeting will convene at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 and 
conclude no later than 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Marriott Courtyard Gulfport 
Beachfront Hotel, 1600 East Beach Blvd., Gulfport, MS 39501.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 
North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Richard Leard, Deputy Executive 
Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 
348-1630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management 
Council (Council) will convene the Law Enforcement Advisory Panel along 
with the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission's Law Enforcement 
Committee to consider the status of recently completed amendments and 
other regulatory actions as well as the scheduled completion of ongoing 
actions. The two groups will also receive a presentation regarding 
issues related to the Gulf Council's Individual Fishing Quota Programs 
and discuss the National Center for Disaster Fraud/Gulf Coast. They 
will review the status of Joint Enforcement Agreements and enforcement 
efforts by the states under these agreements. The LEAP/LEC will also 
consider having a Summer Work Session to develop a 2013-16 Strategic 
Plan and a 2013-14 Operations Plan. Finally, the group will discuss 
Gulf seafood trace and trip ticket enforcement and receive reports of 
the state and federal members. Other activities related to the Gulf 
States Marine Fisheries Commission's Interjurisdictional Fisheries 
Program and Law Enforcement Summary will also be discussed.
    The Law Enforcement Advisory Panel consists of principal law 
enforcement officers in each of the Gulf States, as well as the 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Law Enforcement, 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the U.S. Coast Guard, and the 
NOAA General Counsel for Law Enforcement. A copy of the agenda and 
related materials can be obtained by calling the Council office at 
(813) 348-1630.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agendas may come 
before the Law Enforcement Advisory Panel 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 Law Enforcement Advisory 
Panel will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the 
agendas 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

    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) 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: February 10, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-3558 Filed 2-14-12; 8:45 am]
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