New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 51557-51558 [2014-20601]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 168 / Friday, August 29, 2014 / Notices The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Groundfish Recreational Advisory Panel 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 Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 8 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 363 Maine Mall Road, South Portland, ME 04106; telephone: (207) 775–6161; fax: (207) 756–6622. 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 items of discussion on the agenda are: Discussion of Amendment 18, A18, (fleet diversity and accumulation limits) in regards to draft inshore/offshore alternatives with respect to fleet diversity and Gulf of Maine (GOM) cod. The panel will also discuss the development of Advisory Panel (AP) recommendations. If time permits, also on the agenda is Framework Adjustment 53, (specifications and management measures) with regard to specifications for groundfish stocks (GOM cod and haddock; GOM and Georges Bank (GB) winter flounder; pollock; GB yellowtail flounder, cod and haddock). Additionally, Management Measures (expansion of the GOM cod inshore spawning closure, roll-over provision for specifications, and other measures) are on the agenda. The AP will also be developing AP Recommendations. The committee will discuss other business as necessary. 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. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:25 Aug 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 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: August 26, 2014. William D. Chappell, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–20602 Filed 8–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD459 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) announces that the second meeting of its Marine Planning and Climate Change Committee will be held on September 15, 2014, at the Council office in Honolulu, HI. DATES: The Marine Planning and Climate Change Committee meeting will be held on September 15, 2014, between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: The Marine Planning and Climate Change Committee meeting will be held at the Council office, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; telephone: (808) 522–8220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The agenda is as follows: SUMMARY: Schedule and Agenda for the Marine Planning and Climate Change Committee Meeting: 1 p.m.–3 p.m. Monday, September 15, 2014 1. Approval of Draft Agenda 2. Draft Marine Planning and Climate Change Committee Statement of Organization Practices and Procedures 3. Draft Marine Planning and Climate Change Policy 4. Prioritization of Council Actions on Marine Planning and Climate Change 5. Public Comment 6. Committee Discussion and Recommendations Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51557 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 this meeting. 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 This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522–8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 25, 2014. William D. Chappell, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–20530 Filed 8–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD470 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 Advisory Panel 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. SUMMARY: This meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. DATES: ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meetings will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 363 Maine Mall Road, South Portland, ME 04106; telephone: (207) 775–6161; fax: (207) 756–6622. E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1 51558 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 168 / Friday, August 29, 2014 / 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. The items of discussion on the agenda are: Discussion of Amendment 18, A18, (fleet diversity and accumulation limits) in regards to draft inshore/offshore alternatives with respect to fleet diversity and Gulf of Maine (GOM) cod and discuss other measures in A18. Also, the development of Advisory Panel (AP) recommendations. If time permits, also on the agenda is Framework Adjustment 53, (specifications and management measures) with regard to specifications for groundfish stocks (GOM cod and haddock; GOM and Georges Bank (GB) winter flounder; pollock; GB yellowtail flounder, cod and haddock). Additionally, Management Measures (windowpane flounder sub-annual catch limit (ACLs) and accountability measures (AMs), expansion of the GOM cod inshore spawning closure, roll-over provision for specifications, and other measures) are on the agenda, time permitting. They will also be developing AP recommendations. The committee will discuss other business as necessary. 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. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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: August 26, 2014. William D. Chappell, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:25 Aug 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD460 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2014–20601 Filed 8–28–14; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC); Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of the: Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) Committee (CLOSED SESSION); Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee; Advisory Panel Selection Committee; Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Committee; Protected Resources Committee; Golden Crab Committee; Information and Education Committee; Data Collection Committee; Executive Finance Committee; Snapper Grouper Committee; a joint committee meeting of the Dolphin Wahoo Committee and Snapper Grouper Committee; King & Spanish Mackerel Committee; Habitat Committee; Ecosystem-Based Management Committee; and a meeting of the Full Council. The Council will take action as necessary. The Council will also hold an informal public question and answer session regarding agenda items and a formal public comment session. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. SUMMARY: The meetings will be held from 9 a.m. on Monday, September 15, 2014 until 3:15 p.m. on Friday, September 19, 2014. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Charleston Marriott Hotel, 170 Lockwood Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29403; telephone: (800) 968–3569 or (843) 723–3000; fax: (843) 723–0276. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@ safmc.net. DATES: The items of discussion in the individual meeting agendas are as follows: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SSC Selection Committee, Monday, September 15, 2014, 9 a.m. Until 9:30 a.m. (Closed Session) Review the SSC applications and develop recommendations for appointments/reappointments. SEDAR Committee, Monday, September 15, 2014, 9:30 a.m. Until 10:30 a.m. 1. SEDAR activities update. 2. Provide guidance to SEDAR Steering Committee members. Advisory Panel Selection Committee, Monday, September 15, 2014, 10:30 a.m. Until 12 Noon Discuss the membership structure of the Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel and develop Committee recommendations. Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Committee, Monday, September 15, 2014, 1:30 p.m. Until 3 p.m. 1. Receive a presentation on Amendment 9 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS Fishery Management Plan. 2. Discuss shark interactions with South Atlantic fisheries and provide guidance to staff. Protected Resources Committee, Monday, September 15, 2014, 3 p.m. Until 4 p.m. 1. Receive a report on the Final Determination for Coral listing, and update on American Eel status review and an update on Atlantic Sturgeon Stock Status. 2. Discuss the future role and structure of the Committee and take other Committee actions as appropriate. Golden Crab Committee, Monday, September 15, 2014, 4 p.m. Until 4:30 p.m. 1. Receive an update on the status of commercial catch versus annual catch limit (ACL) for golden crab. 2. Receive a report on public hearing comments and provide guidance to staff. 3. Review and discuss the Generic Accountability Measures and Dolphin Allocation Amendment and revise as appropriate. Information and Education Committee, Monday, September 15, 2014, 4:30 p.m. Until 5 p.m. Receive a report from the Information and Education Advisory Panel and a summary of the Council-hosted Science Communication Workshop. Data Collection Committee, Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 8:30 a.m. Until 11 a.m. 1. Receive an update on the status of the Joint Gulf and South Atlantic Council Generic Dealer Amendment. E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 168 (Friday, August 29, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51557-51558]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20601]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD470


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 Advisory Panel 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 Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 1:30 
p.m.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meetings will be held at the DoubleTree by 
Hilton, 363 Maine Mall Road, South Portland, ME 04106; telephone: (207) 
775-6161; fax: (207) 756-6622.

[[Page 51558]]

    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 items of discussion on the agenda are: 
Discussion of Amendment 18, A18, (fleet diversity and accumulation 
limits) in regards to draft inshore/offshore alternatives with respect 
to fleet diversity and Gulf of Maine (GOM) cod and discuss other 
measures in A18. Also, the development of Advisory Panel (AP) 
recommendations. If time permits, also on the agenda is Framework 
Adjustment 53, (specifications and management measures) with regard to 
specifications for groundfish stocks (GOM cod and haddock; GOM and 
Georges Bank (GB) winter flounder; pollock; GB yellowtail flounder, cod 
and haddock). Additionally, Management Measures (windowpane flounder 
sub-annual catch limit (ACLs) and accountability measures (AMs), 
expansion of the GOM cod inshore spawning closure, roll-over provision 
for specifications, and other measures) are on the agenda, time 
permitting. They will also be developing AP recommendations. The 
committee will discuss other business as necessary.
    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: August 26, 2014.
William D. Chappell,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-20601 Filed 8-28-14; 8:45 am]
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