New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 65617 [2013-26084]

Download as PDF 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. 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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. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC952


New England 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 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.

ADDRESSES: 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:

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.
    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 Magnuson-Stevens 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]
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