North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 27365-27366 [2013-11150]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 91 / Friday, May 10, 2013 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied with respect to the ASF reorganization, modification of Site 1 and removal of Site 3 (but not with respect to the proposed expansion of Sites 2 and 4); Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders: The application to reorganize and expand FTZ 241 under the ASF is approved in part (as it relates to the ASF reorganization, modification of Site 1 and removal of Site 3), subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone, to a five-year ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for existing Sites 2 and 4 if not activated by April 30, 2018, and to a three-year ASF sunset provision for usage-driven sites that would terminate authority for Site 5 if no foreign-status merchandise is admitted for a bona fide customs purpose by April 30, 2016. The meeting will be held at the Renaissance International Plaza Hotel, 4200 Jim Walter Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 877– 9200. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Atran, Population Dynamics Statistician; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Standing, Special Mackerel and Special Reef Fish SSCs will initially meet jointly on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 to elect a chair and vice chair. Afterwards, the Standing and Special Mackerel SSC will review the final results of the SEDAR 28 cobia and Spanish mackerel benchmark assessments. The SSC previously reviewed the assessments at its March 27–28, 2013 meeting, but was unable to recommend acceptable biological catch (ABC) levels because a number of questions remained on the use of certain parameters necessary to Signed at Washington, DC, this 30th day of produce the probability distribution May 2013. functions (PDFs) needed to determine overfishing limit (OFL) and ABC. These Paul Piquado, included whether to use a proxy value Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign- for the fishing mortality rate at Trade Zones Board. maximum sustainable yield (MSY), Attest: lllllllllllllllll what value to use for the steepness of the spawner-recruit curve, and how to Andrew McGilvray, incorporate uncertainty with respect to Executive Secretary. the natural mortality rate estimate into [FR Doc. 2013–11203 Filed 5–9–13; 8:45 am] the results. The analysts sought advice from the SSC at the March meeting, BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P where it was determined that a proxy based on 30% spawning potential ratio DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE should be used for the fishing mortality rate at MSY, a fixed steepness value of National Oceanic and Atmospheric 0.8 be used for the spawner-recruit Administration curve, and a weighted average of PDFs under several estimates of natural RIN 0648–XC680 mortality be used to account for the uncertainty. Based on the completed Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management analyses, the SSC will determine Council; Public Meeting whether to accept the assessments, and AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries if accepted, will recommend ABC for Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and cobia and Spanish mackerel. The SSC Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will also review terms of reference for Commerce. the upcoming SEDAR 38 (king ACTION: Council to convene a public mackerel) benchmark assessment, and meeting. will solicit for participants in SEDAR 38 workshops. SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Following the Standing and Special Management Council will convene a Mackerel SSC session, the Standing and meeting of the Standing, Special Special Reef Fish SSC will meet for the Mackerel and Ecosystem Scientific and remainder of the meeting on Statistical Committees (SSC). Wednesday, May 29, 2013 through DATES: The meeting will convene at 8:30 Friday, May 31, 2013. The SSC will receive a presentation on SEDAR 31 red a.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 and snapper benchmark assessment; conclude by 12 p.m. Friday, May 31, determine whether to accept the 2013. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:05 May 09, 2013 Jkt 229001 ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27365 assessment, and if accepted, will recommend ABC for red snapper that is consistent with the rebuilding plan. The SSC will also discuss the impact of explosive oil and gas rig removals on the red snapper stock. 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 Scientific and Statistical Committees 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 Scientific and Statistical Committees 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: May 7, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–11151 Filed 5–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC678 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) Observer Advisory Committee (OAC) will meet in Juneau, AK. DATES: The meetings will be held on June 3, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and June 4, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1 27366 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 91 / Friday, May 10, 2013 / Notices The meetings will be held at NMFS, Federal Building, 709 W 9th Street, 4th Floor, Regional Conference Room, Juneau, AK. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chris Oliver, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The agenda items include: Receive the report on the 2013 performance evaluation; review the electronic monitoring strategic plan; review regulatory amendment proposals already submitted for consideration, and develop recommended criteria for Council consideration. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/ npfmc/. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Actions 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. ADDRESSES: 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 at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: May 7, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–11150 Filed 5–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC677 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:05 May 09, 2013 Jkt 229001 Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will hold public meetings, June 3–11, 2013 at the Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Drive, Juneau, AK. DATES: The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, June 5, continuing through Tuesday, June 11, 2013. The Scientific Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, June 3 and continue through Wednesday, June 5. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4 and continue through Saturday, June 8. The Ecosystem Committee will meet Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Federal Building, 709 W. 9th Street, Sustainable Fisheries conference room, 4th floor, Juneau, AK. The Enforcement Committee will meet Tuesday, June 4, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Goldbelt Hotel, 51 Egan Drive, Chilkat Room, Juneau, AK. All meetings are open to the public, except executive sessions. ADDRESSES: The Council meeting will be held at Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Drive, Juneau, AK. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Witherell, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Council Plenary Session The agenda for the Council’s plenary session will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. 1. Executive Director’s Report NMFS Management Report (including flow scale discussion paper, update on halibut/sablefish IFQ leasing prohibition, Essential Fish Habitat update) NOAA Enforcement Report ADF&G Report USCG Report USFWS Report Protected Species Report (including Progress report and Biological Opinion (BiOp) analytical approach on Steller Sea Lion (SSL) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) 2. Bering Sea Aleutian Island (BSAI) Crab: Receive Crab Plan Team report; Set final Overfishing Levels PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (OFL)/Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) specifications for 4 stocks. 3. Freezer Longline Issues: Final action on Gulf of Alaska (GOA) Pacific cod sideboards; Industry update on Bering Sea Turbot fishery negotiations. 4. Observer Program: Review first year report; Electronic Monitoring (EM) strategic plan; Review Observer Advisory Committee (OAC) report; Review 3rd Party discussion paper. 5. GOA Salmon Chinook Bycatch: Final action on GOA Chinook salmon bycatch in non-pollock trawl fisheries. 6. GOA Trawl Bycatch: Discussion paper on GOA Trawl Bycatch management/roadmap; Initial review on GOA Trawl Data Collection; Tendering report. 7. Limited Access Privilege Programs (LAPPs) Cost Recovery: Council recommendation on cost recovery programs for American Fishery Act (AFA), Amendment 80, and Community Development Quota (CDQ) groundfish/halibut LAPPs. 8. Bering Sea Canyon: Review updated Alaska Fishery Science Center report; Discussion paper on fishing activities and management. 9. Miscellaneous Issues: Initial review of analysis regarding definition of fishing guide (Council only); Update on Halibut/Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) discussion papers (GOA sablefish pots, sablefish A-share caps); Approve Research Priorities. 10. Staff Tasking: Review Committees and tasking. The SSC agenda will include the following issues: 1. BS/AI Crab 2. GOA Trawl Data Collection 3. Bering Sea Canyons 4. Approve Research Priorities The Advisory Panel will address most of the same agenda issues as the Council except B reports. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http:// www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc/. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups 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. E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 91 (Friday, May 10, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC678


North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) 
Observer Advisory Committee (OAC) will meet in Juneau, AK.

DATES: The meetings will be held on June 3, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 5 
p.m., and June 4, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at NMFS, Federal Building, 709 W 
9th Street, 4th Floor, Regional Conference Room, Juneau, AK.
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 
4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chris Oliver, Council staff; 
telephone: (907) 271-2809.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The agenda items include: Receive the report 
on the 2013 performance evaluation; review the electronic monitoring 
strategic plan; review regulatory amendment proposals already submitted 
for consideration, and develop recommended criteria for Council 
consideration.
    The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be 
posted at http://www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc/.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), 
those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these 
meetings. Actions 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 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 at (907) 271-2809 at 
least 7 working days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: May 7, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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