New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC); Public Meeting, 53730 [2013-21148]

Download as PDF 53730 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 169 / Friday, August 30, 2013 / Notices 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: August 26, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–21170 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Special Accommodations DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 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. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC839 New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC); Public Meeting 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 public meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) on September 16, 2013 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. SUMMARY: This meeting will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Omni Hotel, 1 West Exchange Street Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 598–8000; fax: (401) 598–8200. 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 NEFMC’s Scientific and Statistical Committee will meet to specify overfishing levels (OFLs) and develop Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) recommendations for scallops for tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Aug 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 fishing years 2014 and 2015 (default) and for the Northeast Skate Complex for fishing years 2014 through 2016. The Committee will consider information provided to it by the Council’s Scallop Plan Development Team (PDT) and by the Skate PDT. 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. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 26, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–21148 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC842 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meetings. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Advisory Panel and Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meetings will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 9 a.m. and Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meetings will be held at the Holiday Inn, 300 Woodbury SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Ave., Portsmouth, NH 03801: telephone: (603) 431–8000; fax: (603) 501–3733. 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: Monday, September 16, 2013 beginning at 9 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Panel agenda: The Groundfish Advisory Panel will meet, primarily to develop recommendations to the Groundfish Oversight Committee on issues that will be discussed during the September 17, 2013 meeting of the Committee. Related to Framework 51, they will consider Groundfish Plan Development Team (PDT) analyses and develop recommendations on draft measures. Related to Amendment 18, the panel will consider Groundfish PDT analyses and develop recommendations on draft measures. The panel will develop recommendations for groundfish priorities for 2014. They will address other business as necessary. Tuesday, September 17, 2013 beginning at 9 a.m. Groundfish Oversight Committee agenda: The Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to discuss issues related to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. Related to Framework 51, the Committee will review Groundfish PDT analyses; review recommendations of the Groundfish Advisory Panel; review recommendations from the NEFMC Whiting Advisory Panel/MAFMC Squid Advisory Panel on small-mesh accountability measures for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder and develop recommendations on draft measures. Related to Amendment 18, they will review Groundfish PDT analyses; review recommendations of the Groundfish Advisory Panel and develop recommendations on draft measures. Also on the agenda will be to develop recommendations for groundfish priorities for 2014. They will address other business as necessary. There will be a closed session to review/ recommend Advisory Panel applications for the next three year term (2014–16 term). 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 this meeting. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC839


New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC); 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 public meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee 
(SSC) on September 16, 2013 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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 9 
a.m.

ADDRESSES:
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Omni Hotel, 1 West 
Exchange Street Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 598-8000; fax: 
(401) 598-8200.
    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 NEFMC's Scientific and Statistical 
Committee will meet to specify overfishing levels (OFLs) and develop 
Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) recommendations for scallops for 
fishing years 2014 and 2015 (default) and for the Northeast Skate 
Complex for fishing years 2014 through 2016. The Committee will 
consider information provided to it by the Council's Scallop Plan 
Development Team (PDT) and by the Skate PDT.
    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: August 26, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-21148 Filed 8-29-13; 8:45 am]
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