New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 41537-41538 [2014-16680]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 136 / Wednesday, July 16, 2014 / Notices The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (79 FR 16279, 03/25/ 2014). The FTZ Board has determined that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification is authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: July 8, 2014. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–16772 Filed 7–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board Internet Address for Application Formats On November 19, 2013, the ForeignTrade Zones (FTZ) Board published a notice in the Federal Register pertaining to the change of the name ‘‘Import Administration’’ to ‘‘Enforcement and Compliance’’ within the Department of Commerce. 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[FR Doc. 2014–16771 Filed 7–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES International Trade Administration Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, as amended by Pub. L. 106– 36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the question of VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:58 Jul 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to be used, are being manufactured in the United States. Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations and be postmarked on or before August 5, 2014. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 3720. Docket Number: 14–011. Applicant: University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093. Instrument: iMIC Digital Microscope 2.0. Manufacturer: TILL Photonics (FEI Munich), Germany. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to gain fundamental knowledge of the mechanisms involved in eukaryotic cell motion, by utilizing a total internal reflection technique which allows visualization of only the cell part that is immediately above the substratum (roughly the bottom 100 nm of a cell), which enables cell imaging with a superior spatial and temporal resolution over other non-TIRF microscopes. Examples of experiments to be conducted with the instrument include measuring the forces generated by several different cell types on substrates during directed motility, determining the spatial location of signaling components involved in cell-substrate adhesion, investigating the effect of different substrate rigidities on cell motility, determining the response of cells to externally imposed chemical gradients, and determining the role of certain signaling components in cell motility. Crucial in the experiments is the unique ability of the instrument to autofocus the imaging plane such that the cell remains in focus for an extended period of time, which guarantees sharp images for the duration of the experiments. The instrument also has a Yanus IV scanhead that enables fast Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching (FRAP) experiments, and a custom-made plexiglass box to facilitate specific temperature and CO2 concentrations required by mammalian and amoeboid cells, that can easily be removed to transition between different conditions. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 7, 2014. Docket Number: 14–016. Applicant: California Institute of Technology, 1200 East California Blvd., MC 213–15, PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41537 Pasadena, CA 91125. Instrument: iXBlue OCTANS Surface—Fiber Optic Gyrocompass. Manufacturer: iXBLUE Incorporated, France. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to provide accurate data for research on earthquake early warning, by orienting more than 100 seismic sensors to the exact north direction. The instrument includes unique features such as compact design and ease of use in enclosed spaces such as small vault installations that are 8 feet deep and only 2 feet in diameter, the ability to measure orientation with an accuracy of 0.1 degrees, portability, and is based on iXBlue’s proprietary algorithms that are not available domestically. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 6, 2014. Dated: July 10, 2014. Gregory W. Campbell, Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–16770 Filed 7–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD382 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 Groundfish Oversight Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from these groups will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meetings 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, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1 41538 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 136 / Wednesday, July 16, 2014 / Notices New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion on the committee agenda are: Review of Amendment 18 action plan and discussion of results of the Compass Lexecon Peer Review on excessive shares in the groundfish fishery. They will review the Groundfish Plan Development Team (PDT) analysis to develop inshore/ offshore areas and management measures to limit commercial and recreational concentrations of fishing effort on Gulf of Maine cod and other depleted stocks. Also, on the agenda will be the review of draft alternatives under development in Amendment 18 regarding inshore/offshore areas, accumulation limits, and data confidentiality. They will also review Framework Adjustment 53 action plan and receive an update from the PDT on progress. The committee will discuss other business as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups 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 The 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 11, 2014. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–16680 Filed 7–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC100 Marine Mammals; File No. 17115 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:58 Jul 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 Notice; receipt of application for permit amendment. ACTION: Notice is hereby given that James Lloyd-Smith, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, 610 Charles E. Young Dr. South, Box 723905, Los Angeles, CA 90095–7239, has applied for an amendment to Scientific Research Permit No. 17115– 02. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before August 15, 2014. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species home page, https:// apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 17115 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include File No. 17115 in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sloan, (301)427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject amendment to Permit No. 17115–02 is requested 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. 17115–00 was issued on September 24, 2012 (77 FR 63296). A major amendment, Permit No. 17115– 01, was issued on August 28, 2013 (76 FR 56219). The permit was amended via a minor amendment (Permit No. 17115– 02) on March 14, 2014, to clarify anesthetic procedures. Permit No. 17115–02 authorizes the permit holder to study the prevalence of leptospirosis in wild California sea lions (Zalophus SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 californianus) in California. California sea lions may be taken annually (80 ˜ animals at Ano Nuevo Island, 160 animals at San Nicolas Island, and 80 animals in Monterey Bay) by capture (including restraint and anesthesia); marking and measuring; and sampling (blood, urine, vibrissae). A limited number of non-target sea lions may be captured and released without sampling. Incidental disturbance is authorized annually as follows: 5,000 sea lions, 3,000 northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris), and 60 harbor ˜ seals (Phoca vitulina) at Ano Nuevo; 6,000 sea lions, 2,000 northern elephant seals, and 100 harbor seals on San Nicolas Island; and 3,000 sea lions, 100 elephant seals, and 50 harbor seals in Monterey Bay. The permit holder is authorized to disentangle and mark/ sample a limited number of California sea lions encountered during the research activities. Eight unintentional mortalities of California sea lions are authorized over the duration of the permit. The permit expires September 30, 2017. The permit holder requests the permit be amended to: (1) Expand the current sampling season (March to May and August to November) to any time of year excluding peak pupping season on rookeries; (2) change the project location ˜ from Ano Nuevo Island and Monterey Bay as separate locations to a combined coastal California area including offshore islands; (3) increase the number of sea lions sampled annually in coastal California from 120 to 160 annually ˜ (this includes Ano Nuevo Island, Monterey Bay, and other coastal areas combined); (4) add captures of pups approximately 8–9 months old (20 annually at all locations); (5) add water captures for new locations and use of injectable drugs; (6) increase incidental disturbance of California sea lions on San Nicolas Island from 6,000 to 10,000 annually; (7) increase incidental disturbance from 8,000 California sea ˜ lions combined at Ano Nuevo and Monterey Bay to 10,000 total in coastal California annually; (8) add incidental disturbance of eastern Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) (10 annually at all locations) and incidental disturbance of northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus) (150 annually in coastal California); and (9) take additional samples in the event of an unusual mortality event or disease outbreak. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD382


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 Groundfish Oversight Committee to 
consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive 
economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from these groups will be brought 
to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if 
appropriate.

DATES: This meeting will be held on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 9 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meetings 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,

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New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion on the committee 
agenda are: Review of Amendment 18 action plan and discussion of 
results of the Compass Lexecon Peer Review on excessive shares in the 
groundfish fishery. They will review the Groundfish Plan Development 
Team (PDT) analysis to develop inshore/offshore areas and management 
measures to limit commercial and recreational concentrations of fishing 
effort on Gulf of Maine cod and other depleted stocks. Also, on the 
agenda will be the review of draft alternatives under development in 
Amendment 18 regarding inshore/offshore areas, accumulation limits, and 
data confidentiality. They will also review Framework Adjustment 53 
action plan and receive an update from the PDT on progress. The 
committee will discuss other business as necessary.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before these groups 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

    The 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 11, 2014.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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