North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC); Public Meeting, 31329-31330 [2012-12803]

Download as PDF 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 31330 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 102 / Friday, May 25, 2012 / Notices Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public committee meeting. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Steller Sea Lion Mitigation Committee (SSLMC) will meet in Juneau, AK. DATES: The meeting will be held June 14–15, 2012, 9 a.m. Alaska time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at NMFS Alaska Regional Office, 4th Floor Conference Room, 709 W. 9th St., Juneau, AK 99802. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steve MacLean, NPFMC; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The agenda for this public meeting will be posted on the Council Web site (www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc) on June 4, 2012. This public meeting will occur during the scoping period for the Steller Sea Lion Protection Measures EIS (77 FR 22750, April 17, 2012). Information on EIS development, potential alternatives, and issues for analysis may be discussed. The public is encouraged to attend in this meeting, however, comments specific to the EIS should be submitted in writing to NMFS before the close of the scoping period on October 15, 2012. More information on the EIS scoping process and instructions for submitting written public comments are available on the NMFS Alaska Region Web site at http://alaska fisheries.noaa.gov/sustainablefisheries/ sslpm/eis/default.htm. Additional information is posted on the Council Web site: http://www.alaskafisheries. noaa.gov/npfmc/. 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 May 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 Bendixen, (907) 271–2809, at least 5 working 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. 2012–12803 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC042 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold meetings of its Ecosystem-Based Management Committee; Dolphin Wahoo Committee; Shrimp Committee; Snapper Grouper Committee; Ad Hoc Data Collection Committee; King and Spanish Mackerel Committee; Advisory Panel Selection Committee (Closed Session); Scientific and Statistical Selection Committee (Closed Session); Golden Crab Committee; Law Enforcement Committee; Southeast Data Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee; and a meeting of the Full Council. The Council will take action as necessary. The Council will also hold a Habitat Workshop for Council members, an informal public question and answer session regarding agenda items, and a formal public comment session. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for additional details. DATES: The meetings will be held June 11–15, 2012. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Renaissance Orlando Airport Hotel, 5445 Forbes Place, Orlando, FL 32812; telephone: (1–800) 545–1985 or (407) 240–1000; fax: (407) 240–1005. Copies of documents are available from Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free at (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843)/769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Meeting Dates 1. Council Member Habitat Workshop: June 11, 2012, 9 a.m. Until 12 Noon The Council Member Habitat Workshop will receive an overview and demonstration of the Information Management System (IMS). The workshop will include a hands-on session with individual assistance. 2. Ecosystem-Based Management Committee Meeting: June 11, 2012, 1:30 p.m. Until 3:30 p.m. The Ecosystem-Based Management Committee will receive Advisory Panel (AP) reports, review the decision document for Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 3 (CE–BA 3), provide recommendations relative to management measures for Coral Habitat Areas of Particular Concern (HAPC), and public hearings. The Committee will receive an update on ecosystem activities and provide direction to staff. 3. Dolphin Wahoo Committee Meeting: June 11, 2012, 3:30 p.m. Until 4:30 p.m. The Dolphin Wahoo Committee will receive a report on the status of catches versus Annual Catch Limits (ACLs), as well as a report from the Dolphin Wahoo AP. 4. Shrimp Committee Meeting: June 11, 2012, 4:30 p.m. Until 6 p.m. The Shrimp Committee will receive a presentation on the Endangered Species Act listing of Atlantic sturgeon and on the Biological Opinion of the South Atlantic Shrimp Fishery. The Committee will also receive reports from its advisory panels and from the Shrimp Review Panel. The Committee will review actions and alternatives in Shrimp Amendment 9, which would expedite the closure process during severe cold events in order to protect overwintering shrimp populations and would revise the Minimum Stock Size Threshold (MSST) proxy for pink shrimp. The Committee is scheduled to recommend the amendment for public hearings, take action as appropriate and provide guidance to staff. 5. Snapper Grouper Committee Meeting: June 12, 2012, 8:30 a.m. Until 5:30 p.m. and June 13, 2012, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 Noon The Snapper Grouper Committee will receive updates on: Oculina research activities; the status of catches versus quotas for species under quota management (including all snapper grouper species included in the Comprehensive ACL Amendment); the status of the new Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) Quota E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC047


North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC); Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and

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Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of a public committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) 
Steller Sea Lion Mitigation Committee (SSLMC) will meet in Juneau, AK.

DATES: The meeting will be held June 14-15, 2012, 9 a.m. Alaska time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at NMFS Alaska Regional Office, 4th 
Floor Conference Room, 709 W. 9th St., Juneau, AK 99802.
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 
4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steve MacLean, NPFMC; telephone: (907) 
271-2809.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The agenda for this public meeting will be 
posted on the Council Web site (www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc) on 
June 4, 2012. This public meeting will occur during the scoping period 
for the Steller Sea Lion Protection Measures EIS (77 FR 22750, April 
17, 2012). Information on EIS development, potential alternatives, and 
issues for analysis may be discussed. The public is encouraged to 
attend in this meeting, however, comments specific to the EIS should be 
submitted in writing to NMFS before the close of the scoping period on 
October 15, 2012. More information on the EIS scoping process and 
instructions for submitting written public comments are available on 
the NMFS Alaska Region Web site at http://alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/sustainablefisheries/sslpm/eis/default.htm. Additional information is 
posted on the Council Web site: http://www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc/.
    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 Gail Bendixen, (907) 271-2809, at least 5 working 
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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