Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 69048-69049 [2013-27489]

Download as PDF 69048 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 222 / Monday, November 18, 2013 / Notices for the Travel and Tourism Trade Mission to Taiwan, Japan and Korea scheduled for March 10–14, 2014, published at 78 FR 34344, June 7, 2013, to notify applicants that the fee for each additional participant (SME or larger) is $700 per participant. responsibility of each mission participant. Frank Spector, Senior International Trade Specialist. [FR Doc. 2013–27458 Filed 11–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Frank Spector, Office of Industry and Analysis, Trade Promotion Programs, Phone: 202–482–2054; Fax: 202–482– 9000, Email: Frank.Spector@trade.gov. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The International Trade Administration will have a senior executive lead the Travel and Tourism Trade Mission to Taiwan, Japan and Korea, March 10–14, 2014, published at 78 FR 34344, June 7, 2013. As previously published, the notice did not specify that there would be a fee charged for each additional participant. RIN 0648–XC980 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Amendments mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Fees and Expenses After a company has been selected to participate in the mission, a payment to the Department of Commerce in the form of a participation fee is required. This Trade Mission is organized as three separate segments (Taiwan, Korea and Japan). Companies may choose to participate in one, two or all three segments. The fee for participating in more than one segment is the sum of the individual segments. For business-to-business meetings in Taiwan only (not traveling to an additional trade mission country), the participation fee will be $1,400 for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) and $1,625 for large firms. For business-to-business meetings in Japan only (not traveling to an additional trade mission country), the participation fee will be $1,725 for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) and $1,925 for large firms. For business-to-business meetings in Korea only (not traveling to an additional trade mission country), the participation fee will be $1,275 for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) and $1,475 for large firms. The fee for each additional firm representative (SME or large) is $700. Expenses for travel, lodging, some meals, and incidentals will be the 17:33 Nov 15, 2013 Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council) and its Administrative Committee will hold meetings. SUMMARY: For these reasons, the Mission Description of the Notice of the Travel and Tourism Trade Mission to Taiwan, Japan and Korea is amended to read as follows: VerDate Mar<15>2010 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Jkt 232001 The meetings will be held on December 11–12, 2013. The Council will convene on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the Administrative Committee will meet from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Council will reconvene on Thursday, December 12, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort and Spa, 6500 Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas, USVI 00802. 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 Council will hold its 148th regular Council Meeting to discuss the items contained in the following agenda: DATES: December 11, 2013, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. • Call to Order • Adoption of Agenda • Consideration of 147th Council Meeting Verbatim Transcriptions • Executive Director’s Report • ‘‘EFH of the Deep’’ Book Update ´ Presentation—Dr. Maximo Cerame ´ Vivas and Dr. Graciela GarcıaMoliner • Scientific and Statistic Committee (SSC) Report —Analysis of Landings Relative to Annual Catch Limits —Identification of Species for which ACL Overruns Results from Improved Data Collection PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Advisory Panel/Ad Hoc Committee Report on Timing Model—Dr. Kate Quigley • Comprehensive Island Based FMP Update —Discussion of Option Paper Comprehensive Amendment U.S. Caribbean FMPs: ACL Control Rule —List of Actions and Alternatives to be considered by the CFMC —Preparation: SSC/AP/Ad Hoc • Recreational Fishing Regulations Review • SEDAR Update: Compatible Regulations with PR DRNA —Bajo de Sico, Abril La Sierra, Tourmaline and Others PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD (5-minutes presentations) December 11, 2013, 5:15 p.m.–6 p.m. • Council Administrative Matters —Budget Update Fiscal Year 2013/14 —Closed Session to Discuss SSC/AP/ OEAP Memberships —Other Business December 12, 2013, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. • Overview of the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem Program • Fish Spawning Aggregations—Dr. William Heyman/Dr. Michelle ¨ Scharer • Trap Reduction and Lobster Project— Mr. Anthony Iarocci • BVI Fishery Violation Incidents—Mr. Roy Pemberton • Outreach and Education Meeting ´ Report—Dr. Alida Ortız • Listing and Litigation Updates: —Corals —Nassau —Queen Conch • Enforcement Issues: —Puerto Rico—DNER —U.S. Virgin Islands—DPNR —NOAA/NMFS —U.S. Coast Guard • Meetings Attended by Council Members and Staff PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD (5-minute presentations) • Other Business • Next Council Meeting The established times for addressing items on the agenda may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the agenda items. To further accommodate discussion and completion of all items on the agenda, the meeting may be extended from, or completed prior to the date established in this notice. The meetings are 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. E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 222 / Monday, November 18, 2013 / Notices Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be subjects for formal action during these meetings. Actions 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 that 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. 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 13, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–27489 Filed 11–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC862 Marine Mammals; File No. 18171 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a permit has been issued to Wessley Merten, Marine Sciences Department, ¨ University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez ¨ Campus, PO Box 9000, Mayaguez, PR 00682, to conduct commercial or educational photography of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris), striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba), false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens), and killer whales (Orcinus orca) in waters off Puerto Rico. ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:33 Nov 15, 2013 Jkt 232001 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713– 0376; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 824–5312; fax (727) 824–5309. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rosa ´ L. Gonzalez or Carrie Hubard, (301) 427–8401. On September 12, 2013, notice was published in the Federal Register (78 FR 56218) that a request for a permit to conduct commercial or educational photography had been submitted by the above-named applicant. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). Permit No. 18171 authorizes commercial/educational underwater and vessel-based filming and photography of marine mammals in waters off Puerto Rico. Footage will be used in two documentaries, one focused on offshore sport fishing in Puerto Rico and another one focused on Puerto Rico’s marine mammal and marine mammal program (i.e., Department of Natural and Environmental Resources Marine Mammal Rescue Program). The first documentary will be presented at a film festival in Puerto Rico and distributed to schools and the public throughout Puerto Rico. A maximum of 210 bottlenose, 210 spinner, and 210 striped dolphins, 60 false killer and 60 killer whales, could be approached and filmed annually. Filming may occur year-round. The permit is valid through November 7, 2015. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: November 13, 2013. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–27516 Filed 11–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69049 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC228 Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Operation, Maintenance, and Repair of the Northeast Gateway Liquefied Natural Gas Port and the Algonquin Pipeline Lateral Facilities in Massachusetts Bay National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments. AGENCY: NMFS has received an application from Tetra Tech EC, Inc. (Tetra Tech), on behalf of the Northeast Gateway® Energy BridgeTM, L.P. (Northeast Gateway or NEG) and Algonquin Gas Transmission, L.L.C. (Algonquin), for authorization to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to operating, maintaining, and repairing a liquefied natural gas (LNG) port and the Algonquin Pipeline Lateral (Pipeline Lateral) facilities by NEG and Algonquin, in Massachusetts Bay. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an authorization to Northeast Gateway to incidentally take, by harassment, small numbers of marine mammals for a period of 1 year. DATES: Comments and information must be received no later than December 18, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1315 EastWest Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. The mailbox address for providing email comments on this action is ITP.Guan@noaa.gov. Comments sent via email, including all attachments, must not exceed a 10megabyte file size. A copy of the application and a list of references used in this document may be obtained by writing to this address, and is also available at: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ pr/permits/incidental.htm#applications. Instructions: All comments received are a part of the public record and will generally be posted to http:// www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/permits/ incidental.htm#applications without change. All Personal Identifying SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC980


Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council) and its 
Administrative Committee will hold meetings.

DATES: The meetings will be held on December 11-12, 2013. The Council 
will convene on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 
and the Administrative Committee will meet from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. The 
Council will reconvene on Thursday, December 12, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 
p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort 
and Spa, 6500 Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas, USVI 00802.

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 Council will hold its 148th regular 
Council Meeting to discuss the items contained in the following agenda:

December 11, 2013, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

 Call to Order
 Adoption of Agenda
 Consideration of 147th Council Meeting Verbatim Transcriptions
 Executive Director's Report
 ``EFH of the Deep'' Book Update Presentation--Dr. 
M[aacute]ximo Cerame Vivas and Dr. Graciela Garc[iacute]a-Moliner
 Scientific and Statistic Committee (SSC) Report
    --Analysis of Landings Relative to Annual Catch Limits
    --Identification of Species for which ACL Overruns Results from 
Improved Data Collection
 Advisory Panel/Ad Hoc Committee Report on Timing Model--Dr. 
Kate Quigley
 Comprehensive Island Based FMP Update
    --Discussion of Option Paper Comprehensive Amendment U.S. Caribbean 
FMPs: ACL Control Rule
    --List of Actions and Alternatives to be considered by the CFMC
    --Preparation: SSC/AP/Ad Hoc
 Recreational Fishing Regulations Review
 SEDAR Update: Compatible Regulations with PR DRNA
    --Bajo de Sico, Abril La Sierra, Tourmaline and Others
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD (5-minutes presentations)

December 11, 2013, 5:15 p.m.-6 p.m.

 Council Administrative Matters
    --Budget Update Fiscal Year 2013/14
    --Closed Session to Discuss SSC/AP/OEAP Memberships
    --Other Business

December 12, 2013, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

 Overview of the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem Program
 Fish Spawning Aggregations--Dr. William Heyman/Dr. Michelle 
Sch[auml]rer
 Trap Reduction and Lobster Project--Mr. Anthony Iarocci
 BVI Fishery Violation Incidents--Mr. Roy Pemberton
 Outreach and Education Meeting Report--Dr. Alida Ort[iacute]z
 Listing and Litigation Updates:
    --Corals
    --Nassau
    --Queen Conch
 Enforcement Issues:
    --Puerto Rico--DNER
    --U.S. Virgin Islands--DPNR
    --NOAA/NMFS
    --U.S. Coast Guard
 Meetings Attended by Council Members and Staff
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD (5-minute presentations)
 Other Business
 Next Council Meeting

    The established times for addressing items on the agenda may be 
adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of 
discussion relevant to the agenda items. To further accommodate 
discussion and completion of all items on the agenda, the meeting may 
be extended from, or completed prior to the date established in this 
notice.
    The meetings are 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.

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    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, those issues may not be subjects for 
formal action during these meetings. Actions 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 that 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. 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 13, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-27489 Filed 11-15-13; 8:45 am]
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