New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 65616-65617 [2013-26065]

Download as PDF 65616 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 212 / Friday, November 1, 2013 / Notices Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel (AP) in North Charleston, SC. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 and from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 4381 Tanger Outlet Blvd., N. Charleston, SC 29418; telephone: (877) 747–7301. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel will receive an update on the status of various amendments to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) and other amendments affecting the snapper grouper fishery. AP members will receive an update on the October 2013 meeting of the Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) meeting, including results of the stock assessments for blueline tilefish and snowy grouper. AP members will receive overviews and provide recommendations on the following amendments to the Snapper Grouper FMP: Amendment 22 to establish a recreational harvest tag program for snapper grouper species with low Annual Catch Limits; Amendment 29 to amend the Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule and adjust ABCs for ‘‘Only Reliable Catch Stocks’’; Regulatory Amendment 17 to establish marine protected areas to protect speckled hind and warsaw grouper; and Regulatory Amendment 16 to address the annual closure of black sea bass pot gear. The Snapper Grouper AP will also participate in facilitated discussions and provide recommendations on the Council’s Visioning and Strategic Planning process for the snapper grouper fishery and address other business as necessary. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 Oct 31, 2013 Jkt 232001 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 the 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 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: October 29, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–26066 Filed 10–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC942 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public hearing via webinar. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Council will hold a public hearing via webinar on Amendment 7 to the Dolphin Wahoo FMP. The amendment addresses an action to allow recreational fishermen to bring dolphin (mahi mahi) and wahoo caught in the Bahamas into the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) as fillets. Council staff will present an overview of the amendment and be available for questions at the beginning of the hearing. Members of the public will have the opportunity to go on record after the presentation to formally record their comments for consideration by the Council. A summary document for the amendment will be posted to the Council’s Web site at www.safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations The hearing is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 5 days prior to the meeting. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 29, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–26067 Filed 10–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a public hearing pertaining to Amendment 7 to the Dolphin Wahoo Fishery Management Plan (FMP). DATES: The public hearing will be held via webinar on November 18, 2013 beginning at 6 p.m. Information on how to register for the webinar will be posted to the Council’s Web site at www.safmc.net. Written comments: Written comments for Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 7 will be accepted November 1–20, 2013. Email comments to: DWAmend7Comments@safmc.net. Comments may also be submitted in writing to: Bob Mahood, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC940 New England Fishery Management Council; 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’s (Council) Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held Monday, November 18, 2013 through Tuesday, November 19, 2013. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific times. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 212 / Friday, November 1, 2013 / Notices Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Newport Marriott Hotel, 25 America’s Cup Ave., Newport, RI; telephone: (401) 849–1000; fax: (401) 849–3422. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet on November 18 and 19, 2013 to discuss issues related to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan, the agenda for each day are as follows: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Monday, November 18, 2013 Beginning at 9:30 a.m. The Committee will review Plan Development Team (PDT) work related to the development of Amendment 18; hold a session on the excessive share analysis being conducted by the contractor, Compass Lexecon, and discuss potential measures. Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Beginning at 9 a.m. The Committee will review PDT work related to the impacts of the alternatives under consideration in Framework 51 and potentially select preferred alternatives. They will discuss other business as necessary on both days. 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 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. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 29, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 Oct 31, 2013 Jkt 232001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC952 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. [FR Doc. 2013–26065 Filed 10–31–13; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a one-day meeting on November 20, 2013 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 beginning at 8:30 a.m. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held at the Newport Marriott Hotel, 25 America’s Cup Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840; Telephone 401–849–1000 or online at http://www.marriott.com/ hotels/travel/pvdlw-newport-marriott/. Requests for special accommodations should be addressed to the New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone (978) 465–0492. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council, (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 The Council will begin its meeting with introductions and announcements followed by reports from the NEFMC Chairman and Executive Director, NOAA Fisheries Regional Administrator, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council liaisons, as well as NOAA General Counsel, and representatives of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, U.S. Coast Guard, and NOAA Enforcement. The Council then intends to initiate a framework adjustment to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Northeast Skate Complex. The action would set fishery specifications for 2014–15 and also remove the unclassified wing fishery VTR code. A discussion postponed from the September Council meeting will be held to consider whether to request a NOAA Fisheries emergency action to ban midwater trawling based on recent concerns about haddock bycatch. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65617 After a noon lunch break, the Council will review and discuss a report and recommendations from its ABC Control Rule Working Group. Specific recommendations from the group will be further considered by the Council during the discussion of 2014 management priorities later in the meeting. There will be an update about Amendment 18 to the Northeast Multispecies FMP, an action under development that addresses fleet diversity, enhances sector management, promotes resilience and stability of fishing businesses and prevents excessive shares in the New England groundfish fishery. The day will conclude with a discussion about and approval of NEFMC management priorities for 2014. Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subjects of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 Act, provided that 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 (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: October 29, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–26084 Filed 10–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Additions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Additions to the Procurement List. AGENCY: This action adds services to the Procurement List that will be provided by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. DATES: Effective Date: 12/2/2013. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC940


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's (Council) 
Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting 
New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The meeting will be held Monday, November 18, 2013 through 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific 
times.

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ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Newport 
Marriott Hotel, 25 America's Cup Ave., Newport, RI; telephone: (401) 
849-1000; fax: (401) 849-3422.
    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 Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet 
on November 18 and 19, 2013 to discuss issues related to the Northeast 
Multispecies Fishery Management Plan, the agenda for each day are as 
follows:

Monday, November 18, 2013 Beginning at 9:30 a.m.

    The Committee will review Plan Development Team (PDT) work related 
to the development of Amendment 18; hold a session on the excessive 
share analysis being conducted by the contractor, Compass Lexecon, and 
discuss potential measures.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Beginning at 9 a.m.

    The Committee will review PDT work related to the impacts of the 
alternatives under consideration in Framework 51 and potentially select 
preferred alternatives. They will discuss other business as necessary 
on both days.
    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 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

    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 (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days 
prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: October 29, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-26065 Filed 10-31-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P