New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 40718 [2014-16423]

Download as PDF 40718 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 134 / Monday, July 14, 2014 / Notices Mr. Steven Atran, Senior Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630; fax: (813) 348–1711; email: steven.atran@ gulfcouncil.org. ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. The items of discussion on the agenda are as follows: Dated: July 9, 2014. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 1. Adoption of Agenda 2. Action Guide 3. Election of Chair and Vice-chair 4. Approval of January 13, 2012 minutes 5. Recreational Red Snapper Management Feedback a. Mississippi Recreational Summit Meeting b. Louisiana Recreational Fishing Survey 6. Red Snapper Recreational Accountability Measures 7. Amendment 40—Recreational Red Snapper Sector Separation Public Hearing Draft 8. Review of New State Data Collection Programs 9. Update on Headboat Collaborative Program 10. Other Business For meeting materials see folder ‘‘Red Snapper AP meeting—2014–07’’ on Gulf Council file server. To access the file server, the URL is https:// public.gulfcouncil.org:5001/webman/ index.cgi, or go to the Council’s Web site and click on the FTP link in the lower left of the Council Web site (http://www.gulfcouncil.org). The username and password are both ‘‘gulfguest’’. The name of the folder on the FTP server is ‘‘Red Snapper AP meeting—2014–07’’. The Agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted in the ‘‘Red Snapper AP meeting—2014–07’’ folder on the Council’s file server. The meeting will be Web cast over the Internet. A link to the Web cast will be available on the Council’s Web site, http:// www.gulfcouncil.org. 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(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 The 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:25 Jul 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. [FR Doc. 2014–16402 Filed 7–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Ecosystem Based Fishery Management (EBFM) Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; telephone: (978) 777–2500; fax: (978) 750–7959. 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 EBFM Committee will hear presentations on a study about EBFM perspectives on climate change vulnerability, science, and governance for fisheries, and on ecosystem status indicators. They will also discuss the potential roles, responsibilities, and composition of a future EBFM advisory panel. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 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: July 9, 2014. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–16423 Filed 7–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD338 Determination of Observer Programs as Qualified and Authorized by the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Adoption of Observer Criteria, Decision on Qualified and Authorized Programs. AGENCY: The NMFS Assistant Administrator (AA) has determined that observers participating in observer programs, in the seven domestic fisheries in which tuna is regularly harvested, are qualified to issue observer statements for purposes of the dolphin-safe labeling program under the Dolphin Protection Consumer Information Act (DPCIA). These seven domestic fisheries are: The American Samoa Pelagic Longline Fishery, the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Purse Seine Fishery, the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Pelagic Longline Fishery, the California Deep-set Pelagic Longline Fishery, the California Large-mesh Drift Gillnet Fishery, the Hawaii Deep-set Longline Fishery, and the Hawaii Shallow-set Longline Fishery. Observer statements will certify that no dolphins were killed or seriously injured in the sets or other gear deployments in which SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Ecosystem Based Fishery Management 
(EBFM) Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in 
the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will 
be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if 
appropriate.

DATES: This meeting will be held on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 9:30 
a.m.

ADDRESSES:
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by 
Hilton, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; telephone: (978) 777-
2500; fax: (978) 750-7959.
    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 EBFM Committee will hear presentations on a study about EBFM 
perspectives on climate change vulnerability, science, and governance 
for fisheries, and on ecosystem status indicators. They will also 
discuss the potential roles, responsibilities, and composition of a 
future EBFM advisory panel.
    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. 
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: July 9, 2014.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-16423 Filed 7-11-14; 8:45 am]
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