Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 76473 [2012-31150]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 249 / Friday, December 28, 2012 / Notices of public testimony or no later than 9 p.m. at the following locations: Monday, January 14, 2013; Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 2440 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, TX 77591, telephone: (409) 986–6700; DoubleTree by Hilton Baton Rouge, 4964 Constitution Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, telephone: (225) 925–1005. Tuesday, January 15, 2013; Hilton Garden Inn Corpus Christi, 6717 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78412, telephone: (361) 991–8200; Four Points by Sheraton, 940 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi, MS 39530, telephone: (228) 546–3100. Wednesday, January 16, 2013; Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach Beachfront, 23092 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach, AL 36561, telephone: (251) 974– 1600. Thursday, January 17, 2013; Destin Community Center, 101 Stahlman Avenue, Destin, FL 32541, telephone: (850) 654–5184. Tuesday, January 22, 2013; Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park, 950 Lake Carillon Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, telephone: (727) 540–0050. Copies of the scoping document will be available two weeks prior to the first scoping meeting and can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630, or from the Council Web site at http:// www.gulfcouncil.org/ fishery_management_plans/scopingthru-implementation.php. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: December 21, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–31149 Filed 12–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Council to convene a public meeting. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of the Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committee. DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 and conclude at 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s office located at 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. Dr. Assane Diagne, Economist; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene the Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) to discuss issues related to the review of individual fishing quota (IFQ) programs, including the 5-year review of the red snapper IFQ program. The Committee will also discuss issues related to the role of the Socioeconomic SSC. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630 or can be downloaded from the Council’s ftp site, ftp.gulfcouncil.org. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committee for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committee will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 action to address the emergency. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with RIN 0648–XC418 Special Accommodations Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:15 Dec 27, 2012 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76473 Dated: December 21, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–31150 Filed 12–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC416 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public hearings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold public hearings on January 15, 16, and 17, 2013 to allow for public input on the potential designation of the State of Delaware’s five artificial reef sites located in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) as Special Management Zones (SMZs) under provisions of Amendment 9 to the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan (FMP). DATES: For specific dates and times for the public hearings, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below. ADDRESSES: The hearings will be held (chronologically) in Ocean City, MD; Lewes, DE; and Toms River, NJ. Written comments should be mailed to the Council office at the address below by January 29, 2013 and marked ‘‘SMZ Comments.’’ The public hearing document can be obtained by contacting the Council at the address below or at http://www.mafmc.org/smz.htm. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All hearings (dates and locations listed below) will be digitally recorded and saved as transcripts of the hearing. January 15, 2013: 7–9 p.m.; Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, 10100 Coastal Highway Ocean City, MD 21842; telephone: (410) 524–3535. January 16, 2013: 7–9 p.m.; DNREC— Division of Watershed Stewardship E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 249 (Friday, December 28, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 76473]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-31150]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC418


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Council to convene a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a 
meeting of the Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committee.

DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 
2013 and conclude at 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery 
Management Council's office located at 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. Assane Diagne, Economist; Gulf of 
Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348-1630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management 
Council (Council) will convene the Socioeconomic Scientific and 
Statistical Committee (SSC) to discuss issues related to the review of 
individual fishing quota (IFQ) programs, including the 5-year review of 
the red snapper IFQ program. The Committee will also discuss issues 
related to the role of the Socioeconomic SSC.
    Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by 
calling (813) 348-1630 or can be downloaded from the Council's ftp 
site, ftp.gulfcouncil.org.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before the Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committee for 
discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of 
formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Socioeconomic 
Scientific and Statistical Committee will be restricted to those issues 
specifically identified in the agenda 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 
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 Kathy Pereira at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at 
least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: December 21, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-31150 Filed 12-27-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P