Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting, 77036 [2012-31356]

Download as PDF 77036 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 250 / Monday, December 31, 2012 / Notices required to perform two steps: (1) The applicant organization self-certifies that it meets eligibility requirements with an eligibility form; and (2) the applicant organization prepares and completes an application package. BPEP will assist with or offer advice on any questions or issues that the applicant may have concerning the eligibility or application process. With the help of the Board of Examiners, BEP will use the eligibility forms and application package to assess and provide feedback on the applicant’s performance excellence practices. These practices could lead to a MBNQA awarded by the President of the United States or his delegate. The application to be a member of the Board of Examiners is a one-step, online process. 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[FR Doc. 2012–31227 Filed 12–28–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC419 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport, 1739 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090; telephone: (410) 694–0808. 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: The purpose of the SSC meeting is to address the Council’s request that the SSC reconsider its acceptable biological catch (ABC) recommendations for black sea bass for 2013–14. SUMMARY: Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to M. Jan Saunders at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: December 26, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–31356 Filed 12–28–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting PO 00000 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. Sfmt 4703 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC421 Mid-Atlantic 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 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) announces its intent to hold a workshop. The purpose of the workshop is to consider options for improving the management of the longfin and Illex squid fisheries, with a focus on responsive harvest strategies that account for changing stock conditions over the course of the year. The Council intends for managers, scientists, and fishermen to collaboratively consider if responsive harvest strategies are feasible and appropriate for optimizing yield in these fisheries. Discussions at the workshop will culminate in a workshop report and a series of follow-up port meetings that will inform consideration of future management actions. DATES: The workshop will be held from 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013 until 1 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2013. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2012-31356]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC419


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Mid-
Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from 9 
a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Baltimore BWI 
Airport, 1739 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090; 
telephone: (410) 694-0808.
    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: The purpose of the SSC meeting is to address 
the Council's request that the SSC reconsider its acceptable biological 
catch (ABC) recommendations for black sea bass for 2013-14.
    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 M. Jan Saunders at the Mid-Atlantic Council 
Office, (302) 526-5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: December 26, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-31356 Filed 12-28-12; 8:45 am]
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