Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 52508 [2013-20599]

Download as PDF 52508 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 164 / Friday, August 23, 2013 / Notices Finance Committee and is scheduled to approve the Council Follow-up and Priorities documents. The Council will take action on the South Florida Management issues as appropriate, consider other Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate on these recommendations. 10:45 a.m.–1 p.m.: The Council will receive various presentations, including a briefing on the status of the U.S. and Bahamas border issue and Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Amendment 7 regarding Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, as well as status reports from SERO and the NMFS SEFSC. The Council will review and develop recommendations on Experimental Fishing Permits as necessary; review agency and liaison reports; and discuss other business and upcoming meetings. 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. 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. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 20, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–20600 Filed 8–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC827 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:28 Aug 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Advisory Panel (AP) will meet to develop recommendations for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder accountability measures. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 10 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, One Thurber Street, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 734–9600. 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: Due to declining stock status, Georges Bank yellowtail flounder catch is likely to be severely restricted in coming years. The small-mesh whiting and squid fisheries have bycatch of Georges Bank yellowtail flounder that will likely need to be mitigated as part of a variety of fishing restrictions. The Whiting Advisory Panel is meeting at the same time and the two advisory panels will meet jointly since the small-mesh measures are likely to affect both the whiting and squid fisheries. The goal of the meeting is to develop recommendations for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder accountability measures to be considered as alternatives in Multispecies Framework Adjustment 51 and/or a future action in the Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan. Accountability measures can either be proactive, which prevent annual catch limit overages or reactive, which pay back past overages and/or prevent future overages. 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 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: August 20, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–20599 Filed 8–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC829 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings NMFS, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings. DATES: The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet September 11–17, 2013. The Pacific Council meeting will begin on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 8 a.m., reconvening each day through Tuesday, September 17, 2013. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held at the end of the scheduled agenda on Thursday, September 12 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Pacific Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business. ADDRESSES: Meetings of the Pacific Council and its advisory entities will be held at the Riverside Hotel, 2900 Chinden Blvd., Boise, ID 83714; telephone: (208) 343–1871. Instructions for attending the meeting via live stream broadcast are given under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director; telephone: 503–820–2280 or 866–806– 7204 toll free; or access the Pacific Council Web site, http:// www.pcouncil.org for the current meeting location, proposed agenda, and meeting briefing materials. SUMMARY: 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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[FR Doc No: 2013-20599]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC827


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; 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 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) 
Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Advisory Panel (AP) will meet to 
develop recommendations for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder 
accountability measures.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 10 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, One 
Thurber Street, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 734-9600.
    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: Due to declining stock status, Georges Bank 
yellowtail flounder catch is likely to be severely restricted in coming 
years. The small-mesh whiting and squid fisheries have bycatch of 
Georges Bank yellowtail flounder that will likely need to be mitigated 
as part of a variety of fishing restrictions. The Whiting Advisory 
Panel is meeting at the same time and the two advisory panels will meet 
jointly since the small-mesh measures are likely to affect both the 
whiting and squid fisheries. The goal of the meeting is to develop 
recommendations for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder accountability 
measures to be considered as alternatives in Multispecies Framework 
Adjustment 51 and/or a future action in the Mackerel, Squid, and 
Butterfish Fishery Management Plan. Accountability measures can either 
be proactive, which prevent annual catch limit overages or reactive, 
which pay back past overages and/or prevent future overages.
    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: August 20, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-20599 Filed 8-22-13; 8:45 am]
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