Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 67127-67128 [2013-26823]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 217 / Friday, November 8, 2013 / Notices For Further Information Contact: Gail Ehrlich, Executive Director, Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1060, Gaithersburg, MD 20899– 1060, telephone 301–975–2149, fax 301–216–0529; or via email at gail.ehrlich@nist.gov. Committee Information The VCAT was established in accordance with 15 U.S.C. 278 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Objectives and Duties 1. The Committee shall review and make recommendations regarding general policy for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), its organization, its budget, and its programs, within the framework of applicable national policies as set forth by the President and the Congress. 2. 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ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council’s Outreach and Education Advisory Panel (OEAP) will meet. DATES: The meeting will be held on November 26, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held at ˜ CFMC Office, 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, ˜ 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918, telephone: (787) 766–5926. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OEAP will meet to discuss the items contained in the following agenda: —Call to Order —Adoption of Agenda —OEAP Chairperson’s Report —Status of: —Newsletter —Web Site —2014 Calendar —CFMC Brochure —St. Croix, Fuete y Verguilla Issue —USVI Activities: ‘‘Marine Outreach & Education USVI Style’’ —Caribbean Fisheries Teacher’s Resource Book —Development of Visual Aids To Identify Changes in the Essential Fish Habitat of Some Species in FMPs Management Units —PR Commercial Fisheries Project ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1 67128 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 217 / Friday, November 8, 2013 / Notices —Summary of Commercial and Recreational Fishing Regulations for the US Caribbean Exclusive Economic Zone —Other Business The OEAP meeting will convene on November 26, 2013, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, and will be conducted in English. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues. 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 This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/other auxiliary aids, ´ please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rolon, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery ˜ Management Council, 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918, telephone (787) 766– 5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: November 5, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–26823 Filed 11–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coral Reef Conservation Program; Meeting Coral Reef Conservation Program, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting, notice of public comment. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a public meeting of the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF). The meeting will SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:08 Nov 07, 2013 Jkt 232001 be held in Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands at The Buccaneer Hotel, 5007 Estates Shoys, Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands 00820. The meeting provides a forum for coordinated planning and action among federal agencies, state and territorial governments, and nongovernmental partners. The meeting will be held Friday, November 15, 2013. Additional workshops and field trips will be held in advance of the meeting on Tuesday, November 12, Wednesday, November 13 and Thursday, November 14. Registration is requested for all events associated with the meeting. This meeting has time allotted for public comment. All public comments must be submitted in written format. A written summary of the meeting will be posted on the USCRTF Web site within two months of occurrence. 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[FR Doc. 2013–26947 Filed 11–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC962 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Joint Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel will hold public meetings. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Monday, November 25, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar with a telephone-only connection option. Details on webinar registration and the telephone-only connection details are available at: http://www.mafmc.org. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 North 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 North State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331, extension 255. DATES: The Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel will discuss recreational management measures for the upcoming fishing year(s). Summer flounder recreational measures will be discussed from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., scup measures from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., and black sea bass measures from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 217 (Friday, November 8, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC947


Caribbean 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 Caribbean Fishery Management Council's Outreach and 
Education Advisory Panel (OEAP) will meet.

DATES: The meeting will be held on November 26, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 
p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at CFMC Office, 270 Mu[ntilde]oz 
Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 
270 Mu[ntilde]oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918, 
telephone: (787) 766-5926.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OEAP will meet to discuss the items 
contained in the following agenda:
--Call to Order
--Adoption of Agenda
--OEAP Chairperson's Report
--Status of:
    --Newsletter
    --Web Site
    --2014 Calendar
    --CFMC Brochure
    --St. Croix, Fuete y Verguilla Issue
    --USVI Activities: ``Marine Outreach & Education USVI Style''
    --Caribbean Fisheries Teacher's Resource Book
--Development of Visual Aids To Identify Changes in the Essential Fish 
Habitat of Some Species in FMPs Management Units
--PR Commercial Fisheries Project

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--Summary of Commercial and Recreational Fishing Regulations for the US 
Caribbean Exclusive Economic Zone
--Other Business

    The OEAP meeting will convene on November 26, 2013, from 9 a.m. 
until 5 p.m.
    The meeting is open to the public, and will be conducted in 
English. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and 
participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues.
    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

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/
other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rol[oacute]n, 
Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 270 
Mu[ntilde]oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918, 
telephone (787) 766-5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: November 5, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-26823 Filed 11-7-13; 8:45 am]
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