Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 36473 [2014-15056]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 124 / Friday, June 27, 2014 / Notices Action 5: Modify Highly Migratory Species Fishing Activities Alternative 1: No Action: Retain the current Highly Migratory Species (HMS) fishing regulations in each of the Abrir La Sierra Bank, Bajo de Sico, and Tourmaline Bank closed areas. Alternative 2: Upon request of the Council, prohibit bottom longline fishing for HMS year-round in Bajo de Sico (Preferred). Alternative 3: Upon request of the Council, prohibit fishing for, and possession of, HMS in some or all of the three areas during the seasonal closure established in Action 1. Sub-Alternative a: Abrir La Sierra Bank. Sub-Alternative b: Bajo de Sico. Sub-Alternative c: Tourmaline Bank. Alternative 4: Upon request of the Council, prohibit fishing for HMS in some or all of the three areas during the seasonal closure established in Action 1, with an exception that would allow only surface trolling, as defined at § 635.21(a)(4)(iv), for all HMS (Preferred). Sub-Alternative a: Abrir La Sierra Bank (Preferred). Sub-Alternative b: Bajo de Sico (Preferred). Sub-Alternative c: Tourmaline Bank (Preferred). Alternative 5: Upon request of the Council, allow fishing for bigeye, albacore, yellowfin and skipjack (BAYS) tunas with speargun fishing gear in some or all of the three areas during the seasonal closure established in Action 1. Sub-Alternative a: Abrir La Sierra Bank. Sub-Alternative b: Bajo de Sico. Sub-Alternative c: Tourmaline Bank. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Action 6: Modify Spearfishing Activities Alternative 1: No Action: Retain the existing spearfishing regulations in each of the Abrir La Sierra Bank, Bajo de Sico, and Tourmaline Bank closed areas. Alternative 2: Prohibit spearfishing for Council-managed reef fish during the seasonal closure established in Action 1. Sub-Alternative a: Abrir La Sierra Bank. Sub-Alternative b: Bajo de Sico. Sub-Alternative c: Tourmaline Bank. Alternative 3: Prohibit spearfishing for all non-HMS-managed species during the seasonal closure established in Action 1 (Preferred). VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:30 Jun 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 Sub-Alternative a: Abrir La Sierra Bank (Preferred). Sub-Alternative b: Bajo de Sico (Preferred). Sub-Alternative c: Tourmaline Bank (Preferred). Alternative 4: Prohibit spearfishing for all non-HMS-managed species yearround. Sub-Alternative a: Abrir La Sierra Bank. Sub-Alternative b: Bajo de Sico. Sub-Alternative c: Tourmaline Bank. Written comments can be sent to the Council not later than July 31st, 2014, by regular mail to the address below, or via email to graciela_cfmc@yahoo.com. 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, 00918–1903, telephone (787) 766–5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: June 24, 2014. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–15057 Filed 6–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD355 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) ad hoc Lower Columbia River Natural Coho Workgroup (LRC Workgroup) will hold a public work session in Portland, OR. The meeting is open to the public, but is not intended as a public hearing. Public comments will be taken at the discretion of the LRC Workgroup chair as time allows. DATES: The work session will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 and will proceed until 5 p.m. or until business for the day is completed. ADDRESSES: The work session will be held at the Pacific Council office, 7700 SUMMARY: Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384; telephone: (503) 820–2280 (voice) or (503) 820– 2299 (fax). The Pacific Council may provide one-way streaming of the meeting audio and presentations to broaden the potential audience. If such arrangements are made, the details will be posted on the Pacific Council Web page in advance of the session. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mike Burner, telephone: (503) 820– 2414. The primary purpose of the work session is to review and respond to Pacific Council guidance from the June 2014 Pacific Council meeting and to continue to develop recommendations on the status of Lower Columbia River coho stocks, alternative harvest policies, and risk assessment analyses and criteria. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the LRC Workgroup meeting agendas may come before the LRC Workgroup for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal LRC Workgroup action during this meeting. LRC Workgroup action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and to any issues arising after publication of this document requiring emergency action under Section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the LRC Workgroup’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting PO 00000 36473 Sfmt 9990 This public 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) 820–2425 (voice), or (503) 820–2299 (fax) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: June 24, 2014. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–15056 Filed 6–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD355


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 Lower Columbia River Natural Coho Workgroup (LRC Workgroup) will 
hold a public work session in Portland, OR. The meeting is open to the 
public, but is not intended as a public hearing. Public comments will 
be taken at the discretion of the LRC Workgroup chair as time allows.

DATES: The work session will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, 
2014 and will proceed until 5 p.m. or until business for the day is 
completed.

ADDRESSES: The work session will be held at the Pacific Council office, 
7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384; 
telephone: (503) 820-2280 (voice) or (503) 820-2299 (fax). The Pacific 
Council may provide one-way streaming of the meeting audio and 
presentations to broaden the potential audience. If such arrangements 
are made, the details will be posted on the Pacific Council Web page in 
advance of the session.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mike Burner, telephone: (503) 820-
2414.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purpose of the work session is 
to review and respond to Pacific Council guidance from the June 2014 
Pacific Council meeting and to continue to develop recommendations on 
the status of Lower Columbia River coho stocks, alternative harvest 
policies, and risk assessment analyses and criteria.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the LRC Workgroup 
meeting agendas may come before the LRC Workgroup for discussion, those 
issues may not be the subject of formal LRC Workgroup action during 
this meeting. LRC Workgroup action will be restricted to those issues 
specifically listed in this document and to any issues arising after 
publication of this document requiring emergency action under Section 
305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 
provided the public has been notified of the LRC Workgroup's intent to 
take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    This public 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) 
820-2425 (voice), or (503) 820-2299 (fax) at least 5 days prior to the 
meeting date.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: June 24, 2014.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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