New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 25143-25144 [2012-10152]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 82 / Friday, April 27, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Announcement of Meeting on ‘‘Developing Standard Requirements for Fatigue Performance of Transvenous Cardiac Pacing and Defibrillation Leads’’ RIN 0648–XB172 National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites interested parties to attend a preconsortium meeting on ‘‘Developing Standard Requirements for Fatigue Performance of Transvenous Cardiac Pacing and Defibrillation Leads.’’ DATES: The meeting will take place on May 30, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held by teleconference. The dial-in number is 888–790–2057; the conference code is 32938. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about the meeting or joining the Consortium, contact Timothy Quinn, Cell and Tissue Mechanics Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 Broadway, Stop 853, Boulder, CO 80305–3328, (303) 497–3480, timothy.quinn@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The goal of the consortium will include determining methods that best measure the fatigue performance of transvenous cardiac pacing leads. This goal will be achieved by evaluating current practices used in industry and developing standard requirements. Consortium planning and standard development would be conducted by NIST staff along with at least one technical representative from each participating member entities and any outside technical experts they should designate. Each member of the consortium will be required to sign a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (‘‘CRADA’’) with NIST. Membership fees for participation in the consortium will be Two Thousand ($2,000) per year. It is anticipated that the initial term of the consortium will be Two (2) years. The deadline for joining the consortium is June 29, 2012. After June 29, 2012 no new members will be able to join the Consortium. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Dated: April 24, 2012. David Robinson, Associate Director for Management Resources. [FR Doc. 2012–10262 Filed 4–26–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:44 Apr 26, 2012 Jkt 226001 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: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Habitat and Environmental Protection (Habitat) Advisory Panel (AP) to provide input on measures in Comprehensive EcosystemBased Amendment 3 and other habitat related topics. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The Habitat AP meeting will be held May 15, 2012, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Persons interested in participating in the webinar should contact Mike Collins via email at mike.collins@safmc.net or by calling the Council office at (843) 571– 4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10. Information will also be available from the Council’s Web site at www.safmc.net. SUMMARY: 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 Habitat AP will meet via webinar from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on May 15, 2012. The AP will review management measures currently in the draft Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Management Amendment 3 (CE–BA 3). Measures under consideration include, but are not limited to, extension of existing deepwater Coral Habitat Areas of Particular Concern, and measures to reduce bycatch mortality on speckled hind and Warsaw grouper through the creation or expansion of marine protected areas. The AP will provide recommendations on measures for inclusion into a public hearing draft for CE–BA3 and discuss other habitat issues as needed. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25143 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 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. Dated: April 24, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–10151 Filed 4–26–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Recreational Advisory Panel will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Colonial, One Audubon Road Wakefield, MA 01880; telephone: (781) 245–9300; fax: (781) 245–0842. 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: SUMMARY: Agenda The Recreational Advisory Panel (RAP) will meet to discuss Northeast Multispecies management measures for E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1 25144 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 82 / Friday, April 27, 2012 / Notices fishing year 2013 and beyond. RAP members will discuss potential recreational fishing measures for Gulf of Maine cod, Georges Bank cod, Gulf of Maine haddock, and other stocks. The panel may consider such measures as bag limits, minimum size adjustments, seasons, or closed areas. The panel may consider using measures that differ between the party/charter and private fleets. The RAP will also discuss Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures, and may recommend changes to how these are implemented for the groundfish fishery. RAP members will also discuss commercial fishing activity in the inshore Gulf of Maine and the possible effects it may have on recreational fishing opportunities. Other business may also be discussed. RAP recommendations will be considered by the Groundfish Oversight Committee at a future date. 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: April 24, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–10152 Filed 4–26–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:44 Apr 26, 2012 Jkt 226001 Notice of a public meeting and public workshop. ACTION: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of Marine Protected Area (MPA) Expert Workgroup and Public MPA Workshop in Pooler, GA. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The Expert Workgroup meeting will take place May 16–17, 2012. The public workshop will take place May 16, 2012. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler, GA 31322; telephone: (912) 748–8888; fax: (912) 748–0209. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC, 29405. 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 Marine Protected Area Expert Workgroup will meet from 1 p.m.–5 p.m. on May 16, 2012 and from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on May 17, 2012. The group of experts, including scientists and fishermen, will provide input on using MPAs to help address bycatch mortality of speckled hind and warsaw grouper. Selection of participants was based on knowledge and expertise of these two species, their habitat, and/or the fishery. Public input on data for the Expert Workgroup to consider will be taken from 5 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. on May 16, 2012. The Marine Protected Area Public Workshop will begin at 6 p.m. on May 16, 2012. The workshop is part of a series of workshops being held to give the public the opportunity to provide data on locations of speckled hind and warsaw grouper, as well as important habitat locations for these two species. The Council will consider input from the workgroup and workshops during its June meeting in Orlando, FL. 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 MagnusonSUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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. Dated: April 24, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–10153 Filed 4–26–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Gulf of Mexico 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 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene a meeting of the Ad Hoc Private Recreational Data Collection Advisory Panel. DATES: The meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. and conclude by 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2012. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. John Froeschke, Fishery BiologistStatistician; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630 x235. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Ad Hoc Private Recreational Data Collection Advisory Panel will meet to discuss mechanisms to improve private recreational fisheries data collection in Gulf of Mexico fisheries. The Panel will help identify methods for improving private recreational angler data collection, potentially using additional data collection programs that would SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


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) 
Recreational Advisory Panel will meet to consider actions affecting New 
England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 9 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Colonial, One 
Audubon Road Wakefield, MA 01880; telephone: (781) 245-9300; fax: (781) 
245-0842.
    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:

Agenda

    The Recreational Advisory Panel (RAP) will meet to discuss 
Northeast Multispecies management measures for

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fishing year 2013 and beyond. RAP members will discuss potential 
recreational fishing measures for Gulf of Maine cod, Georges Bank cod, 
Gulf of Maine haddock, and other stocks. The panel may consider such 
measures as bag limits, minimum size adjustments, seasons, or closed 
areas. The panel may consider using measures that differ between the 
party/charter and private fleets. The RAP will also discuss Annual 
Catch Limits and Accountability Measures, and may recommend changes to 
how these are implemented for the groundfish fishery. RAP members will 
also discuss commercial fishing activity in the inshore Gulf of Maine 
and the possible effects it may have on recreational fishing 
opportunities. Other business may also be discussed. RAP 
recommendations will be considered by the Groundfish Oversight 
Committee at a future date.
    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: April 24, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-10152 Filed 4-26-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P