Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 31327-31329 [2012-12728]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 102 / Friday, May 25, 2012 / Notices Dated: May 14, 2012. Edward Horton, Chief Administrative Officer, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 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 HC’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. [FR Doc. 2012–12780 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Special Accommodations National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC039 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Habitat Committee (HC) will hold a meeting, which is open to the public, to discuss habitat issues related to Council-managed fisheries. DATES: The work session will be held Tuesday, June 12, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until business for the day is completed. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Pacific Council Office, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384; telephone: (503) 820– 2280. SUMMARY: Ms. Jennifer Gilden, Associate Staff Officer, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820– 2280. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The purpose of the meeting is to discuss habitat issues related to Councilmanaged fisheries, including Columbia River fisheries issues, the NOAA Habitat Blueprint, and the Council’s development of a Fishery Ecosystem Plan. The HC may also discuss forage fish issues, Army Corps of Engineers levee vegetation policies, ocean energy proposals, and Klamath River water issues. A report is scheduled to be presented to the Pacific Council at the June, 2012 Council meeting in San Mateo, CA. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the HC for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal HC action during this meeting. HC action will be restricted to those mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 May 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: May 21, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–12676 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC041 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings. DATES: The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet June 20–26, 2012. The Pacific Council meeting will begin on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 8 a.m., reconvening each day through Tuesday, June 26, 2012. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held at the end of business on Thursday, June 21 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Pacific Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the San Mateo Marriott Hotel, 1770 South Amphlett Boulevard, San Mateo, CA; telephone: (650) 653–6000. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31327 Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director; telephone: (503) 820–2280 or (866) 806– 7204 toll free; or access the Pacific Council Web site, http:// www.pcouncil.org for the current meeting location, proposed agenda, and meeting briefing materials. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The following items are on the Pacific Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Call to Order 1. Opening Remarks 2. Roll Call 3. Executive Director’s Report 4. Approve Agenda B. Open Comment Period Comments on Non-Agenda Items C. Habitat Current Habitat Issues D. Groundfish Management 1. NMFS Report 2. Barotrauma Workshop and Potential Use of Recompression Catch-and-Release Survival Estimates 3. Stocks Assessment Planning 4. Final Recommendations for Exempted Fishing Permits for 2013–14 Fisheries 5. Tentative Adoption of Final 2013–14 Biennial Harvest Specifications and Management Measures 6. Trawl Rationalization Trailing Actions 7. Reconsideration of Initial Catch Shares in the Mothership and Shoreside Pacific Whiting Fisheries 8. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments 9. Final 2013–14 Biennial Harvest Specifications and Management Measures E. Highly Migratory Species Management 1. Management Reference Points and Measures for 2013–14 Fisheries 2. International Management Activities and Recommendations F. Coastal Pelagic Species Management 1. NMFS Report 2. Pacific Mackerel Management for 2012– 13 G. Administrative Matters 1. Consideration of Further Protection of Currently Unmanaged Forage Species 2. Legislative Matters 3. Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for National Standard 1 Guidelines 4. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes 5. Fiscal Matters 6. Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures 7. Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning H. Ecosystem Based Management Council Fishery Ecosystem Plan Development I. Enforcement Issues Annual NMFS Enforcement Report E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1 31328 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 102 / Friday, May 25, 2012 / Notices SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY MEETINGS Day 1—Wednesday, June 20, 2012 Groundfish Advisory Subpanel ................................................................................................................................................................ Groundfish Management Team .............................................................................................................................................................. Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel ......................................................................................................................................... Highly Migratory Species Management Team ........................................................................................................................................ Scientific and Statistical Committee ........................................................................................................................................................ Budget Committee ................................................................................................................................................................................... Legislative Committee ............................................................................................................................................................................. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 1 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Day 2—Thursday, June 21, 2012 California State Delegation ..................................................................................................................................................................... Oregon State Delegation ......................................................................................................................................................................... Washington State Delegation .................................................................................................................................................................. Joint Meeting of the Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel and Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team ......................... Groundfish Advisory Subpanel ................................................................................................................................................................ Groundfish Management Team .............................................................................................................................................................. Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel ......................................................................................................................................... Highly Migratory Species Management Team ........................................................................................................................................ Scientific and Statistical Committee ........................................................................................................................................................ Enforcement Consultants ........................................................................................................................................................................ Chair’s Reception .................................................................................................................................................................................... 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 4:30 p.m. 6 p.m. Day 3—Friday, June 22, 2012 California State Delegation ..................................................................................................................................................................... Oregon State Delegation ......................................................................................................................................................................... Washington State Delegation .................................................................................................................................................................. Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel .......................................................................................................................................... Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team ......................................................................................................................................... Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel ................................................................................................................................................................ Groundfish Advisory Subpanel ................................................................................................................................................................ Groundfish Management Team .............................................................................................................................................................. Enforcement Consultants ........................................................................................................................................................................ 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. As Needed. Day 4—Saturday, June 23, 2012 California State Delegation ..................................................................................................................................................................... Oregon State Delegation ......................................................................................................................................................................... Washington State Delegation .................................................................................................................................................................. Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel ................................................................................................................................................................ Groundfish Advisory Subpanel ................................................................................................................................................................ Groundfish Management Team .............................................................................................................................................................. Enforcement Consultants ........................................................................................................................................................................ 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. As Needed. Day 5—Sunday, June 24, 2012 California State Delegation ..................................................................................................................................................................... Oregon State Delegation ......................................................................................................................................................................... Washington State Delegation .................................................................................................................................................................. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel ................................................................................................................................................................ Groundfish Management Team .............................................................................................................................................................. Enforcement Consultants ........................................................................................................................................................................ 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. As Needed. Day 6—Monday, June 25, 2012 California State Delegation ..................................................................................................................................................................... Oregon State Delegation ......................................................................................................................................................................... Washington State Delegation .................................................................................................................................................................. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel ................................................................................................................................................................ Groundfish Management Team .............................................................................................................................................................. Enforcement Consultants ........................................................................................................................................................................ 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. As Needed. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Day 7—Tuesday, June 26, 2012 California State Delegation ..................................................................................................................................................................... Oregon State Delegation ......................................................................................................................................................................... Washington State Delegation .................................................................................................................................................................. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 May 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7 a.m. 7 a.m. 7 a.m. Council action during this meeting. Council action will be restricted to those E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 102 / Friday, May 25, 2012 / Notices 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 Carolyn Porter at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: May 22, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–12728 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC046 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) ad hoc South of Humbug Pacific Halibut Workgroup (SHPHW) will hold a conference call to review background material on Pacific Halibut stock assessment, catch apportionment, and monitoring in Area 2A. DATES: The conference call will be held Tuesday, June 12, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call, with a listening station provided at the Pacific Council Office, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384; telephone: (503) 820–2280. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chuck Tracy, Staff Officer, Pacific Council: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the work session is to review progress and interim products relative to the Pacific Halibut stock assessment, catch apportionment process, and catch monitoring in Area 2A, with the objective of reporting how additional information from south of the Oregon/ California border could be integrated into existing processes. A report is tentatively scheduled to be presented to the Pacific Council at the September, 2012 Pacific Council meeting in Boise, ID. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the SHPHW for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal SHPHW action during this meeting. SHPHW 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 SHPHW’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 Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: May 22, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 17:55 May 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 and Thursday, June 14, 2012, beginning at 9 a.m. each day. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Harborside Hotel, 250 Market St., Portsmouth, NH 03801; telephone: (603) 431–2300. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patty Collins, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, (207) 228–1625. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Stock Structure of Atlantic Cod in the Gulf of Maine Region workshop will explore current research to inform the cod assessment process. Invited participants from the fishing and scientific communities will present information on a range of topics. There also will be opportunities for discussion. Online registration is available at www.gmri.org/codstructureworkshop or contact Patty Collins at pcollins@gmri.org or (207) 228–1625 to register via telephone or email. 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. [FR Doc. 2012–12802 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] Special Accommodations BILLING CODE 3510–22–P This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Patty Collins at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 350 Commercial Street, Portland, ME 04101; telephone: (207) 228–1625 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 31329 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods, Hole, MA; Public Meeting/ Workshop National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting/ workshop. AGENCY: NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center will sponsor a workshop to address the stock structure of cod in the Gulf of Maine, Georges Bank, Scotian Shelf and Southern New England regions. The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) in Portland, ME will organize and host the meeting scheduled for June 12–14, 2012. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 12, Wednesday, June 13 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: May 22, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–12801 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC047 North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 102 (Friday, May 25, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31327-31329]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-12728]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC041


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and 
its advisory entities will hold public meetings.

DATES: The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet June 20-
26, 2012. The Pacific Council meeting will begin on Thursday, June 21, 
2012 at 8 a.m., reconvening each day through Tuesday, June 26, 2012. 
All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be 
held at the end of business on Thursday, June 21 to address litigation 
and personnel matters. The Pacific Council will meet as late as 
necessary each day to complete its scheduled business.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the San Mateo Marriott Hotel, 
1770 South Amphlett Boulevard, San Mateo, CA; telephone: (650) 653-
6000.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive 
Director; telephone: (503) 820-2280 or (866) 806-7204 toll free; or 
access the Pacific Council Web site, http://www.pcouncil.org for the 
current meeting location, proposed agenda, and meeting briefing 
materials.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the Pacific 
Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order:

A. Call to Order
    1. Opening Remarks
    2. Roll Call
    3. Executive Director's Report
    4. Approve Agenda
B. Open Comment Period
    Comments on Non-Agenda Items
C. Habitat
    Current Habitat Issues
D. Groundfish Management
    1. NMFS Report
    2. Barotrauma Workshop and Potential Use of Recompression Catch-
and-Release Survival Estimates
    3. Stocks Assessment Planning
    4. Final Recommendations for Exempted Fishing Permits for 2013-
14 Fisheries
    5. Tentative Adoption of Final 2013-14 Biennial Harvest 
Specifications and Management Measures
    6. Trawl Rationalization Trailing Actions
    7. Reconsideration of Initial Catch Shares in the Mothership and 
Shoreside Pacific Whiting Fisheries
    8. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments
    9. Final 2013-14 Biennial Harvest Specifications and Management 
Measures
E. Highly Migratory Species Management
    1. Management Reference Points and Measures for 2013-14 
Fisheries
    2. International Management Activities and Recommendations
F. Coastal Pelagic Species Management
    1. NMFS Report
    2. Pacific Mackerel Management for 2012-13
G. Administrative Matters
    1. Consideration of Further Protection of Currently Unmanaged 
Forage Species
    2. Legislative Matters
    3. Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for National Standard 1 
Guidelines
    4. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes
    5. Fiscal Matters
    6. Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures
    7. Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning
H. Ecosystem Based Management
    Council Fishery Ecosystem Plan Development
I. Enforcement Issues
    Annual NMFS Enforcement Report

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                     Schedule of Ancillary Meetings
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                Day 1--Wednesday, June 20, 2012
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Groundfish Advisory Subpanel...............  8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team.................  8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel.  8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Management Team...  8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical Committee.......  8 a.m.
Budget Committee...........................  1 p.m.
Legislative Committee......................  2:30 p.m.
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                 Day 2--Thursday, June 21, 2012
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California State Delegation................  7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation....................  7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation................  7 a.m.
Joint Meeting of the Coastal Pelagic         8 a.m.
 Species Advisory Subpanel and Coastal
 Pelagic Species Management Team.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel...............  8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team.................  8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel.  8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Management Team...  8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical Committee.......  8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants....................  4:30 p.m.
Chair's Reception..........................  6 p.m.
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                  Day 3--Friday, June 22, 2012
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California State Delegation................  7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation....................  7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation................  7 a.m.
Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel..  8 a.m.
Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team....  8 a.m.
Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel................  8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel...............  8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team.................  8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants....................  As Needed.
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                 Day 4--Saturday, June 23, 2012
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California State Delegation................  7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation....................  7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation................  7 a.m.
Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel................  8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel...............  8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team.................  8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants....................  As Needed.
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                  Day 5--Sunday, June 24, 2012
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California State Delegation................  7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation....................  7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation................  7 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel...............  8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team.................  8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants....................  As Needed.
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                  Day 6--Monday, June 25, 2012
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California State Delegation................  7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation....................  7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation................  7 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel...............  8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team.................  8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants....................  As Needed.
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                 Day 7--Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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California State Delegation................  7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation....................  7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation................  7 a.m.
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    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal Council action during this meeting. Council action will be 
restricted to those

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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 Carolyn Porter at (503) 820-2280 
at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: May 22, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
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