Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC); Public Meeting, 57887 [2014-22957]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 187 / Friday, September 26, 2014 / Notices References A complete list of all references cited herein is available upon request (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Authority The authority for this action is the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Dated: September 22, 2014. Samuel D. Rauch, III., Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–23034 Filed 9–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD517 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a Visioning Workshop, October 14–16, 2014 in North Charleston, SC. DATES: The workshop will be held 1 p.m.–5 p.m., Tuesday, October 14, 2014; 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Wednesday, October 15, 2014; and 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014. Public comment will be held 4:30 p.m.–5 p.m., Tuesday, October 14, 2014; 4:30 p.m.– 5 p.m., Wednesday, October 15, 2014; 1:30 p.m.–2 p.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: Crowne Plaza Charleston Airport-Convention Center, 4381 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, N. Charleston, SC 29418; telephone: (843) 744–4422. 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, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This workshop is being held for Council members to discuss the further mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 Sep 25, 2014 Jkt 232001 development of a Vision Blueprint (long-term strategic plan) for the South Atlantic snapper grouper fishery. The outcome of the workshop will consist of a draft Vision Blueprint document outlining strategic goals, objectives, and strategies for managing the snapper grouper fishery going forward. The draft document will be provided to the Council at the December 2014 Council meeting and then open for public comment. Topics of discussion include: 1. Visioning exercise to develop key concepts for each sector of the snapper grouper fishery. 2. Breakout Group Discussion to develop strategies on key topics to include: a. Sub-regional Management b. Reporting/Data Collection c. Reducing Discards d. Access to the Fishery e. Stakeholder Engagement f. Habitat/Ecosystems g. Allocation 3. Plenary session to summarize breakout group discussions, and 4. Public Comment/Outreach Approaches for draft Vision Blueprint. 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 these meetings. 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 MagnusonStevens 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 accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the SAFMC office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 23, 2014. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–22957 Filed 9–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57887 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD518 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings and hearings. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of its 117th Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) and its 161st Council meeting to take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. The Council will also convene meetings of the Council’s Education Steering Committee, Fishery Data Collection and Research Committee, Pelagic Standing Committee, and Executive and Budget Standing Committee. DATES: The meetings will be held Monday, October 13, 2014 through Thursday, October 23, 2014. For specific dates, times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The Education Steering Committee, 117th SSC, the Fishery Data Collection and Research Committee and Standing Committee meetings will be held at the Council office, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; telephone: (808) 522–8220. The 161st Council meeting will be held at the Laniakea YWCA-Fuller Hall, 1040 Richards Street, Honolulu, HI 96813; telephone: (808) 538–7061. The Fishers Forum will be held at the Harbor View Center, Pier 38, 1129 North Nimitz Highway, Honolulu, HI 96817; telephone: (808) 983–1200. Background documents will be available from, and written comments should be sent to, Mr. Edwin Ebisui, Acting Chair, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; telephone: (808) 522–8220 or fax: (808) 522–8226. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Education Steering Committee will meet on October 13, 2014, between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.; 117th SSC meeting on October 14–16, 2014, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.; Fishery Data Collection and Research Committee October 20, 2014, between 10 a.m. and 12 noon; the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2014-22957]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD517


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council (SAFMC); Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a Visioning Workshop, October 14-16, 2014 in North Charleston, SC.

DATES: The workshop will be held 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday, October 14, 
2014; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday, October 15, 2014; and 8:30 a.m.-3 
p.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014. Public comment will be held 4:30 
p.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday, October 14, 2014; 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday, 
October 15, 2014; 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014.

ADDRESSES:
    Meeting address: Crowne Plaza Charleston Airport-Convention Center, 
4381 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, N. Charleston, SC 29418; telephone: (843) 
744-4422.
    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, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; 
telephone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC-10; fax: (843) 769-
4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This workshop is being held for Council 
members to discuss the further development of a Vision Blueprint (long-
term strategic plan) for the South Atlantic snapper grouper fishery. 
The outcome of the workshop will consist of a draft Vision Blueprint 
document outlining strategic goals, objectives, and strategies for 
managing the snapper grouper fishery going forward. The draft document 
will be provided to the Council at the December 2014 Council meeting 
and then open for public comment. Topics of discussion include:

1. Visioning exercise to develop key concepts for each sector of the 
snapper grouper fishery.
2. Breakout Group Discussion to develop strategies on key topics to 
include:
    a. Sub-regional Management
    b. Reporting/Data Collection
    c. Reducing Discards
    d. Access to the Fishery
    e. Stakeholder Engagement
    f. Habitat/Ecosystems
    g. Allocation
3. Plenary session to summarize breakout group discussions, and
4. Public Comment/Outreach Approaches for draft Vision Blueprint.

    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 these meetings. 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 accessible to people with disabilities. Requests 
for auxiliary aids should be directed to the SAFMC office (see 
ADDRESSES) at least 5 business days prior to the meeting.

    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are 
subject to change.


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

    Dated: September 23, 2014.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-22957 Filed 9-25-14; 8:45 am]
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