New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 51521 [2012-20936]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 165 / Friday, August 24, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC179 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 (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. SUMMARY: This meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 9 a.m. and Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hotel Providence, 139 Mathewson Street, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 861–8000; fax: (401) 861–8002. 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: On Wednesday, September 12, the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will review Scallop Plan Development Team projections and develop acceptable biological catch (ABC) recommendations for fishing years 2013 and 2014. In addition, they will provide input to the Terms of Reference for a review of scallop survey methods to be conducted by the NOAA/ NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center. On Thursday, September 13, the SSC will continue to review groundfish stock assessments and develop ABC recommendations for fishing years 2013 through 2015 for Gulf of Maine haddock, Cape Cod/Gulf of Maine yellowtail flounder, Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic yellowtail flounder, Georges Bank yellowtail flounder, witch flounder, plaice, and Georges Bank/Gulf of Maine white hake. 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 erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:22 Aug 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 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 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, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 21, 2012. William D. Chappell, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–20936 Filed 8–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC183 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Gulf of Alaska (GOA) and Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BS/AI) groundfish plan teams will meet in Seattle, WA. DATES: The meetings will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, and continue through Friday, September 14, 2012. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Building 4, National Marine Mammal Lab Room 2039 (GOA Plan Team) and Traynor Room 2076 (BS/AI Plan Team), Seattle, WA. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jane DiCosimo or Diana Stram, NPFMC; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda: Principal business is to recommend proposed groundfish catch SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51521 specifications for 2013/14. The teams also will review status reports on various management actions, review the draft Ecosystems Considerations Chapter, and proposed changes to Bering Sea/Aleutian Island and Gulf of Alaska groundfish stock assessment models. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version is posted at http:// www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc/ PDFdocuments/meetings/ GPTagenda912. 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 Gail Bendixen, (907) 271–2809, at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 21, 2012. William D. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC179


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 (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee 
to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive 
economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to 
the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

DATES: This meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 9 
a.m. and Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 8:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hotel Providence, 139 
Mathewson Street, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 861-8000; fax: 
(401) 861-8002.
    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: On Wednesday, September 12, the Scientific 
and Statistical Committee (SSC) will review Scallop Plan Development 
Team projections and develop acceptable biological catch (ABC) 
recommendations for fishing years 2013 and 2014. In addition, they will 
provide input to the Terms of Reference for a review of scallop survey 
methods to be conducted by the NOAA/NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science 
Center.
    On Thursday, September 13, the SSC will continue to review 
groundfish stock assessments and develop ABC recommendations for 
fishing years 2013 through 2015 for Gulf of Maine haddock, Cape Cod/
Gulf of Maine yellowtail flounder, Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic 
yellowtail flounder, Georges Bank yellowtail flounder, witch flounder, 
plaice, and Georges Bank/Gulf of Maine white hake.
    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 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, Executive Director, at (978) 465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: August 21, 2012.
William D. Chappell,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-20936 Filed 8-23-12; 8:45 am]
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