Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 23661-23662 [2012-9539]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 77 / Friday, April 20, 2012 / Notices instrument include photon energy discrimination and gateable counting. The instrument also has a faster readout speed and better dynamic range than other detectors. Justification for DutyFree Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: March 22, 2012. Dated: April 16, 2012. Gregory Campbell, Director, IA Subsidies Enforcement Office. [FR Doc. 2012–9607 Filed 4–19–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XB131 Fisheries of the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet via webinar to discuss the SEDAR process and assessment schedule. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet on Friday, May 18, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact John Carmichael at SEDAR (See FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Carmichael, Science and Statistics Program Manager, SAFMC, 4055 Faber Place, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: john.carmichael@safmc.net. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils; in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; implemented the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:17 Apr 19, 2012 Jkt 226001 Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks. The SEDAR Steering Committee provides oversight of the SEDAR process, establishes assessment priorities, and provides coordination of assessment and management activities. During this meeting the Steering Committee will discuss the SEDAR process and assessment schedule for 2014–18. 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 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 The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to the meeting. Dated: April 17, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–9538 Filed 4–19–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XB163 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold the Eighth Meeting of its Sea Turtle Advisory Committee (STAC) in Honolulu, HI. DATES: The STAC meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, May 24, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Council Office Conference Room, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23661 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI; telephone: (808) 522– 8220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The STAC will review the Council’s 2011 sea turtle conservation projects and other relevant activities and may produce recommendations for future program direction. Agenda 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 23, 2012 1. Introduction. 2. Approval of the Agenda. 3. Review of Recommendations from the Seventh STAC Meeting. 4. Overview of 2011–2012 Council Sea Turtle Program. 5. Review of 2011 Sea Turtle Projects. 6. Update of Sea Turtle Interactions in Hawaii-based Fisheries. 7. Overview of Agency Activities. 8. Other Projects and Issues of Interest. 8:30 a.m., Thursday, May 24, 2012 9. Review of the Past Ten Years and Looking Forward to the Next Ten Years. 10. Public Comment. 11. Recommendations from the STAC. 12. Next Meeting and Meeting Wrapup. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The Committee will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. 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 these meetings. 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 MagnusonStevens 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 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. E:\FR\FM\20APN1.SGM 20APN1 23662 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 77 / Friday, April 20, 2012 / Notices Dated: April 17, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–9539 Filed 4–19–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting [FR Doc. 2012–9540 Filed 4–19–12; 8:45 am] National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Social and Economic Sub-Committee of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will meet with the Council’s Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Advisory Panel (AP). The purpose of the meeting is to develop Fishery Performance Reports for the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish fisheries in preparation for setting specifications for 2013. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, May 7, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton BWI, 7032 Elm Road, Baltimore, MD 21240; telephone: (410) 859–3300. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to create fishery performance reports by the Council’s Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Advisory Panel (AP). The intent of these reports is to facilitate a venue for structured input from the Advisory Panel members for the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish specifications process, including recommendations by the Council and its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC). Although non-emergency issues not contained in this notice may come before this group for discussion, those tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:17 Apr 19, 2012 Jkt 226001 Special Accommodations: The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to M. Jan Saunders at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: April 17, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. RIN 0648–XB170 SUMMARY: issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XB171 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (NPFMC) Crab Plan Team (CPT) will meet in May in Anchorage, AK. DATES: The meeting will be held May 7– 10, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 West Third Avenue, Dillingham Room, Anchorage, AK. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Stram, NPFMC; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Plan Team meeting agenda includes: Review of workshop reports on modeling and recruitment and recommendations on recruitment time frames for BMSY, Tanner crab model review and recommendations on use in specifications in 2012/13, review of rebuilding projections for Tanner crab, final OFL and ABC specification for Norton Sound red king crab, Aleutian Islands golden king crab, Pribilof Islands golden king crab and Adak red king crab for 2012/13,review data for AIGKC model and plans for model review in September, recommend appropriate stock boundary for the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Pribilof Islands blue king crab stock, review of methodology to set OFL for St Matthew and Pribilof Islands blue king crab stocks, snow crab model proposals for 2012/13, discuss proposed crab bycatch limits in groundfish fisheries, handling mortality study, BMSY study, growth and maturity study, economic SAFE report overview, and Bristol Bay red king crab spawning effects paper. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.fakr.noaa.gov/npfmc/ PDFdocuments/membership/PlanTeam/ Crab/CPTagenda512.pdf. 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 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 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. Dated: April 17, 2012. Tracey L. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XB163


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold the Eighth Meeting of its Sea Turtle Advisory Committee (STAC) in 
Honolulu, HI.

DATES: The STAC meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, from 
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, May 24, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 
12:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Council Office Conference 
Room, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI; telephone: (808) 
522-8220.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The STAC will review the Council's 2011 sea 
turtle conservation projects and other relevant activities and may 
produce recommendations for future program direction.

Agenda

8:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 23, 2012

    1. Introduction.
    2. Approval of the Agenda.
    3. Review of Recommendations from the Seventh STAC Meeting.
    4. Overview of 2011-2012 Council Sea Turtle Program.
    5. Review of 2011 Sea Turtle Projects.
    6. Update of Sea Turtle Interactions in Hawaii-based Fisheries.
    7. Overview of Agency Activities.
    8. Other Projects and Issues of Interest.

8:30 a.m., Thursday, May 24, 2012

    9. Review of the Past Ten Years and Looking Forward to the Next Ten 
Years.
    10. Public Comment.
    11. Recommendations from the STAC.
    12. Next Meeting and Meeting Wrap-up.
    The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The 
Committee will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled 
business.
    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 these meetings. 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 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

    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.


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    Dated: April 17, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-9539 Filed 4-19-12; 8:45 am]
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