Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 52505-52506 [2013-20598]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 164 / Friday, August 23, 2013 / Notices [FR Doc. 2013–20637 Filed 8–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting. AGENCY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board will hold an open meeting on Friday, September 27, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. DATES: The meeting will be held Friday, September 27, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899. Please note admittance instructions in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Lellock, Manufacturing Extension Partnership, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–4800, telephone number (301) 975–4269, email: Karen.Lellock@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MEP Advisory Board (Board) is authorized under Section 3003(d) of the America COMPETES Act (P.L. 110–69) in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The Board is composed of 10 members, appointed by the Director of NIST. MEP is a unique program consisting of centers across the United States and Puerto Rico with partnerships at the state, federal, and local levels. The Board works closely with MEP to provide input and advice on MEP’s programs, plans, and policies. Background information on the Board is available at http://www.nist.gov/mep/ advisory-board.cfm Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the MEP Advisory Board will hold an open meeting on Friday, September 27, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. This meeting will focus on (1) The MEP Advisory Board report on cost share requirements, (2) the National Academy of Science’s report, ‘‘21st Century Manufacturing: The Role of the tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:28 Aug 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 Manufacturing Extension Partnership of the National Institute of Standards,’’ (3) NIST Manufacturing related programs and initiatives, and (4) MEP Strategic planning activities. The agenda may change to accommodate other Board business. The final agenda will be posted on the MEP Advisory Board Web site at http://www.nist.gov/mep/ advisory-board.cfm. Admittance Instructions: Anyone wishing to attend this meeting should submit their name, email address and phone number to Karen Lellock (Karen.lellock@nist.gov or 301–975– 4269) no later than Friday, September 20, 2013, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the MEP Advisory Board’s business are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately 15 minutes will be reserved for public comments at the beginning of the meeting. Speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received but is likely to be no more than three to five minutes each. The exact time for public comments will be included in the final agenda that will be posted on the MEP Advisory Board Web site as http:// www.nist.gov/mep/advisory-board.cfm. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in person are invited to submit written statements to the MEP Advisory Board, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–4800, or via fax at (301) 963–6556, or electronically by email to karen.lellock@ nist.gov. Dated: August 15, 2013. Phillip Singerman, Associate Director for Innovation & Industry Services. [FR Doc. 2013–20620 Filed 8–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52505 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC826 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’s (MAFMC) Bluefish Monitoring Committee and Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee will hold a public meeting. DATES: The Monitoring Committees will meet on Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for meeting agendas. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Inn at Henderson’s Wharf, 1000 Fell Street, Baltimore, MD 21231; telephone: (410)–522–7777. 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 Bluefish Monitoring Committee and Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee will meet on September 19 to discuss and recommend 2014 annual catch targets (ACTs) and other associated management measures for the bluefish, summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass fisheries. Multi-year ACTs and management measures, applicable to fishing years 2014–16, may be considered. 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 MAFMC’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 52506 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 164 / Friday, August 23, 2013 / Notices 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: August 20, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–20598 Filed 8–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC828 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC). AGENCY: In addition to a Swearing-In Ceremony for new South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) Members and a Council Member Visioning Workshop, the Council will hold a meetings of the: Ecosystem-Based Management Committee: Dolphin Wahoo Committee; Southeast Data, Assessment and Review Committee (partially Closed Session); Snapper Grouper Committee; King & Spanish Mackerel Committee; Advisory Panel Selection Committee (closed session); Protected Resources Committee; Executive Finance Committee; Data Collection Committee; and a meeting of the Full Council. The Council will take action as necessary. The Council will also hold an informal public question and answer session regarding agenda items and a formal public comment session. DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 9 a.m. on Monday, September 16, 2013 until 1 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2013. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Charleston Marriott Hotel, 170 Lockwood Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29403; telephone: (800) 968–3569 or (843) 723–3000; fax: (843) 723–0276. Council Address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:28 Aug 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@ safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion in the individual meeting agendas are as follows: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Council Member Visioning Workshop Agenda, Monday, September 16, 2013, 9:15 a.m. until 12 noon 1. Receive a presentation on the Logic Model. 2. Review and discuss the MidAtlantic Fishery Management Council Strategic Plan. 3. Review SAFMC Snapper Grouper Objectives, provide direction to staff and schedule upcoming Port Meetings. Ecosystem-Based Management Committee Agenda, Monday, September 16, 2013, 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. 1. Review public hearing comments for Coral Amendment 8, pertaining to Coral Habitat Areas of Particular Concern (HAPCs) and transit through the Oculina HAPC. 2. Review Amendment 8 and discuss recommendation of approval of the amendment for formal Secretarial review. Deem the codified text as necessary. 3. Receive an update on ecosystem activities. Dolphin Wahoo Committee Agenda, Monday, September 16, 2013, 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. 1. Receive updates on the status of commercial and recreational catches versus Annual Catch Limits (ACLs). 2. Review public hearing comments for Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 5, pertaining to bag limit sales of fish and changes to the ACL and the Allowable Biological Catch (ABC). 4. Review Amendment 5 and discuss recommendation of approval of the amendment for formal Secretarial review. Deem the codified text as necessary. 3. Discuss issue of transport of fillets from Bahamian waters into the United States’ (US) Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee Agenda, Monday, September 16, 2013, 4 p.m. until 5 p.m. (Note: A portion of this meeting will be Closed.) 1. Receive a SEDAR activities update. Take Committee action as appropriate. Develop guidance to SEDAR Steering Committee members for the SEDAR PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 process as well as the 2015 assessment priorities. 2. Develop recommendations for SEDAR 38 (Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic King Mackerel) participants (Closed Session). Snapper Grouper Committee Agenda, Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 8:30 a.m. until 12 noon 1. Receive and discuss the status of commercial and recreational catches versus ACLs. 2. Receive and discuss a report on total removals of red snapper in 2012 from U.S. South Atlantic waters. 3. Receive an update on the status of Snapper Grouper amendments under formal Secretarial review. 4. Receive a briefing on the deployment of artificial reef material in the Charleston Deep Reef Marine Protected Area (MPA). 5. Review public hearing comments for Regulatory Amendment 14, relating to a multitude of species in the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP). 5. Review Regulatory Amendment 14 and discuss recommendation of approval of the amendment for formal Secretarial review. Deem the codified text as necessary. 6. Receive an overview of the following Snapper Grouper amendments: Amendment 29, pertaining to Only Reliable Catch Stocks (ORCS) Revisions to the Control Rule; Amendment 22, relating to tags that would track recreational harvest of species; and Regulatory Amendment 16, pertaining to the removal of the prohibition of Black Sea Bass pots. The committee will take action as necessary and provide guidance to staff. 7. Receive an overview of Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 17, relating to MPAs and HAPCs for Speckled Hind and Warsaw Grouper. Review the stated Purpose and Need of the amendment; select sites that meet the criteria for MPA/HAPC reconfiguration as well as target spawning of Speckled Hind and Warsaw Grouper; and provide guidance to staff on timing of the amendment. King & Spanish Mackerel Committee Agenda, September 18, 2013, 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. 1. Receive and discuss the status of commercial and recreational catches versus ACLs for Atlantic group King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and Cobia. 2. Review public hearing comments for the following amendments in the Coastal Migratory Pelagics (CMP) FMP: Joint South Atlantic/Gulf of Mexico E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 164 (Friday, August 23, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-20598]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC826


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC) Bluefish 
Monitoring Committee and Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass 
Monitoring Committee will hold a public meeting.

DATES: The Monitoring Committees will meet on Thursday, September 19, 
2013 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for meeting 
agendas.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Inn at Henderson's Wharf, 
1000 Fell Street, Baltimore, MD 21231; telephone: (410)-522-7777.
    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 Bluefish Monitoring Committee and Summer 
Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee will meet on 
September 19 to discuss and recommend 2014 annual catch targets (ACTs) 
and other associated management measures for the bluefish, summer 
flounder, scup, and black sea bass fisheries. Multi-year ACTs and 
management measures, applicable to fishing years 2014-16, may be 
considered.
    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 MAFMC's 
intent to take final action to address the emergency.

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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: August 20, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-20598 Filed 8-22-13; 8:45 am]
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