North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 69649-69650 [2013-27797]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 20, 2013 / Notices Copies of CINTAC meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting. Edward A. O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2013–27586 Filed 11–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 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 Kathy Pereira at the Council office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. RIN 0648–XC992 Dated: November 15, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. [FR Doc. 2013–27800 Filed 11–19–13; 8:45 am] The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a Webinar of the Outreach and Education Advisory Panel. DATES: The Webinar will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, December 6, 2013. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: This meeting will be held via Webinar; visit https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/ 787609511 to register. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL, 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charlene Ponce, Public Information Officer; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630; fax: (813) 348–1711; email: Charlene.Ponce@gulfcouncil.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion in the individual meeting agenda are as follows: • Election of Officers • Discussion regarding enlisting logistical assistance from Advisory Panel members for Gulf-wide stakeholder meetings. • Other business 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© of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration AGENCY: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:04 Nov 19, 2013 Jkt 232001 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE RIN 0648–XC988 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will hold public meetings, December 9–16, in Anchorage, AK. DATES: The meetings will be held Monday, December 9 through Monday, December 16, 2013. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Hilton Hotel, 500 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Witherell, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, December 11, continuing through Monday, December 16, 2013. The Scientific Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 9 and continue through Wednesday, December 11, the Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, December SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69649 10 and continue through Friday, December 13. Ecosystem Committee will meet Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 8 a.m., Birch/Willow room. Enforcement Committee will meet Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 1 p.m., Birch/Willow room. All meetings are open to the public, except executive sessions. Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the Council’s plenary session will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. 1. Executive Director’s Report NMFS Management Report (including Update on final 2014 annual deployment plan, update on observer/ tendering issue; and update on Limited Access Privilege Program (LAPP) cost recovery; Right of First Refusal (ROFR) clarification from February 2013 Council motion, update on at-sea scales rule; and Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) consultation update (T)) ADF&G Report (including review of Board of Fisheries scallop and pollock proposals, Halibut Subsistence Report) NOAA Enforcement report U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Report Safety report from National Institute Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) (T) U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Report Protected Species Report (including Steller Sea Lion (SSL) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Biological Opinion (BiOp0 update) 2. Charter Halibut Issues: Recommendations for 2014 charter halibut management measures. 3. Groundfish Issues: Initial review of Round Island Transit; Final action Gulf of Alaska Rockfish Chinook cap rollover; Initial review of Grenadier management. 4. Final groundfish specifications: Discussion paper on Eastern Gulf of Alaska (EGOA) skate fishery and GOA octopus fishery; Adopt final harvest specifications for Gulf of Alaska groundfish; Adopt final harvest specifications for Bering Sea Aleutian Islands groundfish. 5. Fishing Cooperatives Issues: Discussion paper on Cooperative reporting requirements; Bering Sea Aleutian Island Crab cooperative reports; crew provisions, etc. 6. Miscellaneous Issues: Discussion paper on Bering Sea Aleutian Island Crab right of first refusal (ROFR) contract clarifications; Discussion paper on Gulf of Alaska pot gear for sablefish; develop workplan for Amendment 80 program 5-year review; Ecosystem Committee report on Ecosystem Based Fishery Management/Ecosystem Based E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1 69650 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 20, 2013 / Notices Management EBFM/EBM; review Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) for electronic Monitoring (T); Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Implementation Committee report. 7. Staff Tasking: Review Committees and tasking The Advisory Panel will address most of the same agenda issues as the Council except B reports. The SSC agenda will include the following issues: 1. GOA and BSAI Groundfish Specifications 2. Round Island Transit 3. Grenadier management 4. Ecosystem Committee report on EBFM/EBM 5. Review of EFP for EM 6. Amendment 80 Workplan In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery management decisions, the SSC functions as the Councils primary peer review panel for scientific information as described by the Magnuson-Stevens Act section 302(g)(1)(e), and the National Standard 2 guidelines (78 FR 43066). The peer review process is also deemed to satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, including the OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/ npfmc/. Background documents, reports, and analyses for review are posted on the Council Web site in advance of the meeting. The names and organizational affiliations of SSC members are also posted on the Web site. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:04 Nov 19, 2013 Jkt 232001 Dated: November 15, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–27797 Filed 11–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) Department of Defense. Notice. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ACTION: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) will take place. The purpose of the meeting is to vote on the Committee’s Annual Report and to receive briefings and updates relating to the Committee’s current work. DATES: Wednesday, December 4, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.; Thursday, December 5, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: Sheraton National HotelPentagon City, 900 South Orme St., Arlington, VA 22204. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Bowling or DACOWITS Staff at 4000 Defense Pentagon, Room 5A734, Washington, DC 20301–4000. Robert.d.bowling1.civ@mail.mil. Telephone (703) 697–2122. Fax (703) 614–6233. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and Section 10(a), Public Law 92–463, as amended, notice is hereby given of a forthcoming meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS). The purpose of the meeting is to vote on the Committee’s Annual Report and to receive briefings and updates relating to the Committee’s current work. The Committee will receive an update from the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) on the 2013 SAPR Strategic Plan. The Committee will also receive briefings from the Services on their implementation of methods to assess commander’s performance on evaluations. Additionally, the Committee will receive a briefing from the National Guard Bureau on same-sex benefits. The Committee will also receive briefings from the Marine Corps on the WISR Implementation/Infantry Training Battalion and the Combat Fitness Test. The Committee will receive a briefing from TRADOC on gender neutral physical standards. Finally, the RIN 0648–XC987 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: Notice of a conference call of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Scallop Plan Team. ACTION: The Scallop Plan Team (SPT) will hold a teleconference (907–271– 2896). You can listen at the Council office in room 205. SUMMARY: The teleconference will be held on December 3, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. DATES: The teleconference will be held at the Old Federal Building, 605 W 4th Avenue, Room 205, Anchorage, AK. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Stram, Council staff, telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda: The SPT will review and comment on proposed State of Alaska state waters scallop FMP. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: November 14, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–27711 Filed 11–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC988


North Pacific 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 North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its 
advisory committees will hold public meetings, December 9-16, in 
Anchorage, AK.

DATES: The meetings will be held Monday, December 9 through Monday, 
December 16, 2013. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and 
times.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Hilton Hotel, 500 West 3rd 
Avenue, Anchorage, AK.
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 
4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Witherell, Council staff; 
telephone: (907) 271-2809.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will begin its plenary session 
at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, December 11, continuing through Monday, 
December 16, 2013. The Scientific Statistical Committee (SSC) will 
begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 9 and continue through Wednesday, 
December 11, the Council's Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. on 
Tuesday, December 10 and continue through Friday, December 13. 
Ecosystem Committee will meet Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 8 a.m., 
Birch/Willow room. Enforcement Committee will meet Tuesday, December 
10, 2013, 1 p.m., Birch/Willow room. All meetings are open to the 
public, except executive sessions.
    Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the Council's plenary 
session will include the following issues. The Council may take 
appropriate action on any of the issues identified.
    1. Executive Director's Report
    NMFS Management Report (including Update on final 2014 annual 
deployment plan, update on observer/tendering issue; and update on 
Limited Access Privilege Program (LAPP) cost recovery; Right of First 
Refusal (ROFR) clarification from February 2013 Council motion, update 
on at-sea scales rule; and Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) consultation 
update (T)) ADF&G Report (including review of Board of Fisheries 
scallop and pollock proposals, Halibut Subsistence Report) NOAA 
Enforcement report
    U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Report
    Safety report from National Institute Occupational Safety & Health 
(NIOSH) (T)
    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Report
    Protected Species Report (including Steller Sea Lion (SSL) 
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Biological Opinion (BiOp0 
update)
    2. Charter Halibut Issues: Recommendations for 2014 charter halibut 
management measures.
    3. Groundfish Issues: Initial review of Round Island Transit; Final 
action Gulf of Alaska Rockfish Chinook cap rollover; Initial review of 
Grenadier management.
    4. Final groundfish specifications: Discussion paper on Eastern 
Gulf of Alaska (EGOA) skate fishery and GOA octopus fishery; Adopt 
final harvest specifications for Gulf of Alaska groundfish; Adopt final 
harvest specifications for Bering Sea Aleutian Islands groundfish.
    5. Fishing Cooperatives Issues: Discussion paper on Cooperative 
reporting requirements; Bering Sea Aleutian Island Crab cooperative 
reports; crew provisions, etc.
    6. Miscellaneous Issues: Discussion paper on Bering Sea Aleutian 
Island Crab right of first refusal (ROFR) contract clarifications; 
Discussion paper on Gulf of Alaska pot gear for sablefish; develop 
workplan for Amendment 80 program 5-year review; Ecosystem Committee 
report on Ecosystem Based Fishery Management/Ecosystem Based

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Management EBFM/EBM; review Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) for 
electronic Monitoring (T); Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) 
Implementation Committee report.
    7. Staff Tasking: Review Committees and tasking
    The Advisory Panel will address most of the same agenda issues as 
the Council except B reports.
    The SSC agenda will include the following issues:
    1. GOA and BSAI Groundfish Specifications
    2. Round Island Transit
    3. Grenadier management
    4. Ecosystem Committee report on EBFM/EBM
    5. Review of EFP for EM
    6. Amendment 80 Workplan
    In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery 
management decisions, the SSC functions as the Councils primary peer 
review panel for scientific information as described by the Magnuson-
Stevens Act section 302(g)(1)(e), and the National Standard 2 
guidelines (78 FR 43066). The peer review process is also deemed to 
satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, including the 
OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines.
    The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be 
posted at http://www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc/. Background 
documents, reports, and analyses for review are posted on the Council 
Web site in advance of the meeting. The names and organizational 
affiliations of SSC members are also posted on the Web site.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), 
those issues may not be the subject of 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 Act, provided 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. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271-2809 at 
least 7 working days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: November 15, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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