New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 64318 [2012-25724]

Download as PDF 64318 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 203 / Friday, October 19, 2012 / Notices modify the Accountability Measure (AM) for gag that prohibits the harvest of shallow water groupers species when the gag ACL is met; and Amendment 27, which would address management measures for blue runner. Amendment 27 would also transfer management responsibility of yellowtail snapper, mutton snapper and Nassau grouper from the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council to the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council and make revisions to the framework process to minimize regulatory delay when adjustments to the ABC, ACLs, and ACTs are needed. The AP will provide recommendations to the Council on visioning and long-term strategic planning for the snapper grouper fishery and address other business as needed. 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 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: October 16, 2012. William D. Chappell, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–25822 Filed 10–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES RIN 0648–XC297 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meetings. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:06 Oct 18, 2012 Jkt 229001 The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Herring Advisory Panel and Herring Oversight Committee will hold meetings to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: These meetings will be held November 6–7, 2012. For specific dates and times, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. SUMMARY: The meetings will be held at the Holiday Inn, One Newbury Street, Route 1, Peabody, MA 01960; Telephone: (978) 535–4600; Fax: (978) 535–8238. The meeting will also be available via webinar. Details on webinar registration are available at www.nefmc.org. For specific locations, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill #2, Newburyport, MA 01950. ADDRESSES: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The panel and committee’s schedule and agenda for the following two meetings are as follows: 1. Tuesday, November 6, 2012 beginning at 10 a.m.—Herring Advisory Panel Meeting; The panel will discuss the development of the 2013–15 Atlantic herring fishery specifications and develop related recommendations for the Herring Committee and Council to consider. 2. Wednesday, November 7, 2012 beginning at 9:30 a.m.—Herring Oversight Committee Meeting; The Committee will continue development of alternatives for consideration in the 2013–15 Atlantic herring fishery specifications; 2013–15 herring fishery specifications include alternatives for 2013–15 overfishing limit (OFL), acceptable biological catch (ABC) and ABC control rule, management uncertainty and a total annual catch limit (ACL), domestic annual harvesting (DAH), domestic annual processing (DAP), Border Transfer (BT), options for sub-ACLs (annual quotas) for four herring management areas, and setasides for research and fixed gear fisheries. They will address other business as necessary. 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 15, 2012. William D. Chappell, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–25724 Filed 10–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC292 Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Advisory Panel National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; solicitation of nominations. AGENCY: NMFS solicits nominations for the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Advisory Panel (AP). NMFS consults with and considers the comments and views of the HMS AP when preparing and implementing Fishery Management Plans (FMPs) or FMP amendments for Atlantic tunas, swordfish, sharks, and billfish. Nominations are being sought to fill approximately one-third (10) of the seats on the HMS AP for a 3-year appointment. Individuals with definable interests in the recreational and commercial fishing and related industries, environmental community, academia, and non-governmental organizations are considered for membership in the HMS AP (note that there are no Environmental/NGO terms expiring, so no nominations for that sector will be considered at this time). DATES: Nominations must be received on or before November 19, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit nominations and requests for the Advisory Panel Statement of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC297


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice; public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council's (Council) Herring 
Advisory Panel and Herring Oversight Committee will hold meetings to 
consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive 
economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: These meetings will be held November 6-7, 2012. For specific 
dates and times, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Holiday Inn, One Newbury 
Street, Route 1, Peabody, MA 01960; Telephone: (978) 535-4600; Fax: 
(978) 535-8238. The meeting will also be available via webinar. Details 
on webinar registration are available at www.nefmc.org. For specific 
locations, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
    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: The panel and committee's schedule and 
agenda for the following two meetings are as follows:
    1. Tuesday, November 6, 2012 beginning at 10 a.m.--Herring Advisory 
Panel Meeting; The panel will discuss the development of the 2013-15 
Atlantic herring fishery specifications and develop related 
recommendations for the Herring Committee and Council to consider.
    2. Wednesday, November 7, 2012 beginning at 9:30 a.m.--Herring 
Oversight Committee Meeting; The Committee will continue development of 
alternatives for consideration in the 2013-15 Atlantic herring fishery 
specifications; 2013-15 herring fishery specifications include 
alternatives for 2013-15 overfishing limit (OFL), acceptable biological 
catch (ABC) and ABC control rule, management uncertainty and a total 
annual catch limit (ACL), domestic annual harvesting (DAH), domestic 
annual processing (DAP), Border Transfer (BT), options for sub-ACLs 
(annual quotas) for four herring management areas, and set-asides for 
research and fixed gear fisheries. They will address other business as 
necessary.
    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

    These meetings are 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 working days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: October 15, 2012.
William D. Chappell,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-25724 Filed 10-18-12; 8:45 am]
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