Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 77659 [2013-30552]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 24, 2013 / Notices 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 New England Fishery Management Council’s Monkfish Oversight Committee and Advisory Panel will review the analyses provided by the Monkfish Plan Development Team for trips limits, including incidental catch limits, and DAS allocations for fishing years 2014– 16 as part of Framework Adjustment 8 (FW 8) to the Monkfish Fishery Management Plan. The Committee may also review any alternatives included in FW 8 in developing recommendations for consideration by the New England and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Councils. 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 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, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 19, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–30645 Filed 12–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD038 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:36 Dec 23, 2013 Jkt 232001 ACTION: Notice of public meeting. The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Trawl Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Technical Advisory Committee (GEMTAC) will hold a work session, which is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held January 22 and 23, 2014, from 9 a.m. until the earlier of 5 p.m. or when business for each day has been completed. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Portland Airport, Latourell Room 8439, NE Columbia Blvd., Portland, OR 97220; telephone: (503) 256–5000. Council Address: Pacific Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Brett Wiedoff, Staff Officer, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At the November Pacific Council meeting in Costa Mesa, CA, the Pacific Council adopted for further analysis a range of alternatives for electronic monitoring (EM) of the West Coast groundfish trawl catch share program and announced that, at its April 2014 meeting, it will consider draft Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) applications submitted for the purpose of allowing the use of EM in place of observers for vessels participating in the trawl rationalization program. In a letter to the industry, the Pacific Council encouraged applicants to provide draft EFP applications to the Pacific Council’s GEMTAC before submission of a complete EFP application to the Pacific Council for its April meeting. The GEMTAC will hold a work session January 22 and 23 in Portland to discuss development of an impact analysis for the Council’s adopted alternatives (January 22) and to review draft EFP applications (January 23). The GEMTAC may comment on completeness of the study design, feasibility of implementation, or other elements of the draft EFP applications that might be considered for adjustment. No management actions will be decided at this meeting. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the GEMTAC for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. The meeting 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77659 the GEMTAC’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 Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: December 18, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–30552 Filed 12–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD040 Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Issuance of a scientific research permit. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that NMFS has issued Permit 16344 to Dr. Jerri Bartholomew, Oregon State University, Corvalis Oregon. ADDRESSES: The application, permit, and related documents are available for review by appointment at: Protected Resources Division, NMFS, 1655 Heindon Road, Arcata, CA 95521. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Ashton at 707–825–5185, or email: diane.ashton@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Authority The issuance of permits and permit modifications, as required by the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531–1543) (ESA), is based on a finding that such permits/modifications: (1) Are applied for in good faith; (2) Would not operate to the disadvantage of the listed species which are the subject of the permits; and (3) Are consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Authority to take listed species is subject to conditions set forth in the permits. Permits and modifications are issued in accordance with and are subject to the ESA and NMFS regulations (50 CFR parts 222–226) governing listed fish and wildlife permits. E:\FR\FM\24DEN1.SGM 24DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD038


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Ad 
Hoc Trawl Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Technical Advisory Committee 
(GEMTAC) will hold a work session, which is open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will be held January 22 and 23, 2014, from 9 a.m. 
until the earlier of 5 p.m. or when business for each day has been 
completed.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Portland 
Airport, Latourell Room 8439, NE Columbia Blvd., Portland, OR 97220; 
telephone: (503) 256-5000.
    Council Address: Pacific Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 
101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Brett Wiedoff, Staff Officer, 
Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At the November Pacific Council meeting in 
Costa Mesa, CA, the Pacific Council adopted for further analysis a 
range of alternatives for electronic monitoring (EM) of the West Coast 
groundfish trawl catch share program and announced that, at its April 
2014 meeting, it will consider draft Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) 
applications submitted for the purpose of allowing the use of EM in 
place of observers for vessels participating in the trawl 
rationalization program. In a letter to the industry, the Pacific 
Council encouraged applicants to provide draft EFP applications to the 
Pacific Council's GEMTAC before submission of a complete EFP 
application to the Pacific Council for its April meeting. The GEMTAC 
will hold a work session January 22 and 23 in Portland to discuss 
development of an impact analysis for the Council's adopted 
alternatives (January 22) and to review draft EFP applications (January 
23). The GEMTAC may comment on completeness of the study design, 
feasibility of implementation, or other elements of the draft EFP 
applications that might be considered for adjustment. No management 
actions will be decided at this meeting.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before the GEMTAC for discussion, those issues may not be the 
subject of formal action during this meeting. The meeting 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 GEMTAC'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 Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820-2280 at least 
5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: December 18, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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