New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 30868 [2013-12264]

Download as PDF sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 30868 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 100 / Thursday, May 23, 2013 / Notices other workshop recommendations and take action as appropriate. 10–10:15 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the King & Spanish Mackerel Committee and is scheduled to approve the following for public hearings: Mackerel Amendment 19; Mackerel Amendment 20; and South Atlantic Framework actions. The Council will consider other Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 10:15–10:30 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the AP Selection Committee and is scheduled to approve Committee recommendations for the appointment/reappointment of AP members. The Council will consider other Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 10:30–10:45 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the SSC Selection Committee and is scheduled to approve Committee recommendations for the appointment/reappointment of SSC members. The Council will consider other Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 10:45–11 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the Law Enforcement Committee and will choose the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. The Council will consider other Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 11–11:15 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the Executive Finance Committee; will approve the Council Follow-up and Priorities documents; and will take action on the Florida Tarpon issue. The Council will consider other Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. 11:15–11:30 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the Protected Resources Committee and will consider Committee recommendations. The Council will take action as appropriate. 11:30–11:45 a.m.: The Council will receive a report from the Data Collection Committee and will consider Committee recommendations. The Council will take action as appropriate. 11:45–1:30 p.m.: The Council will receive presentations and status reports from the NOAA Southeast Regional Office (SERO) and the NMFS SEFSC, including the status of Shrimp Amendment 9, which would expedite the closure process during severe cold events in order to protect overwintering shrimp populations and would revise the Minimum Stock Size Threshold (MSST) proxy for Pink Shrimp. The Council will review and develop recommendations on Experimental Fishing Permits as necessary; review agency and liaison reports; and discuss VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:14 May 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 other business, including upcoming meetings. The Council will also hold a Closed Session to address litigation if necessary. Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council office (see ADDRESSES). 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 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. Biltmore, 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 421–0700; fax: (401) 455–3040. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The Habitat and Groundfish Committee’s will identify and recommend Omnibus EFH Amendment 2 draft management alternatives for Council approval, based on analyses and recommendations of technical teams and the public. At the June 18–20, 2013 Council meeting, the Council is scheduled to approve draft alternatives for inclusion and analysis in the Draft Omnibus EFH Amendment 2 Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The Council may identify preferred alternatives at a later date, before taking the DEIS out to public hearing. Other business may be discussed 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 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. RIN 0648–XC692 Special Accommodations New England 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 Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Special Accommodations These meetings are 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: May 20, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–12281 Filed 5–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 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 joint public meeting of its Groundfish Committee and Habitat 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 Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Providence SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: May 20, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–12264 Filed 5–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC692


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 joint public meeting of its Groundfish Committee and 
Habitat 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 Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 9 a.m.

ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Providence 
Biltmore, 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 
421-0700; fax: (401) 455-3040.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Habitat and Groundfish Committee's will 
identify and recommend Omnibus EFH Amendment 2 draft management 
alternatives for Council approval, based on analyses and 
recommendations of technical teams and the public. At the June 18-20, 
2013 Council meeting, the Council is scheduled to approve draft 
alternatives for inclusion and analysis in the Draft Omnibus EFH 
Amendment 2 Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The Council may 
identify preferred alternatives at a later date, before taking the DEIS 
out to public hearing. Other business may be discussed 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 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 Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: May 20, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-12264 Filed 5-22-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P