Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 2399-2400 [2015-00612]

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[FR Doc. 2015–00657 Filed 1–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD707 North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC); Public Meeting Special Accommodations National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: There will be a joint meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) in Seattle, WA. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, February 5, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 Jan 15, 2015 Jkt 235001 The meeting will be held at the Renaissance Hotel, 515 Madison Street, South Room, Seattle, WA. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Witherell, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Council/IPHC agenda: 1. Introductions/opening comments 2. Brief history of NPFMC/IPHC/NMFS interactions 3. Brief description of respective management authorities and applicable laws 4. Current data/information collection issues relative to stock assessment and management; Reconciling bycatch estimates for use in stock assessment and Catch Limit Fishing Mortality Rate (FCEY) determinations; Improving estimates of discard mortalities and discard mortality rates (DMRs(\) in the directed halibut and other fisheries 5. Discussion of current management measures and issues of mutual interest; IPHC Total mortality accounting framework and Scientific Statistical Committee (SSC) review; Council BSAI halibut Prohibited Species Catch (PSC) reduction package and SSC review; Abundance-based PSC limits (background discussion being drafted by NPFMC/IPHC) 6. Identify areas of mutual interest in research and facilitation of management 7. Public comment 8. Council/IPHC discussion of all agenda items The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.npfmc.org. Background documents, reports, and analyses for review are posted on the Council Web site in advance of the meeting. ADDRESSES: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: January 13, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–00610 Filed 1–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2399 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD716 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Highly Migratory Species Management Team (HMSMT) will hold a meeting, which is open to the public. DATES: The HMSMT will meet Wednesday, February 4 to Friday, February 6, 2015. This meeting will start at 8:30 a.m. and continue until business is concluded on each day. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the following location: Best Western Plus Inn by the Sea, Wind and Sea Room, 7830 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037. Council address: Pacific Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Kit Dahl, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2422. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The HMSMT will discuss assignments and develop reports for HMS topics to be taken up at Pacific Council meetings in 2015. Topics on the March 2015 Council agenda that the HMSMT will focus on include: (1) Developing a Drift Gillnet Management and Monitoring Plan purpose and need statement and contents; (2) analyzing the range of alternatives adopted by the Council in November 2014 for bycatch reduction and monitoring for the California drift gillnet fishery; and (3) reviewing and making recommendations on exempted fishing permit proposals. The HMSMT will also discuss the planned management strategy evaluation for North Pacific albacore tuna to be conducted by the International Scientific Committee for Tuna and Tuna-Like Species in the North Pacific Ocean and potential Council advice to the U.S. delegation. Time-permitting, the HMSMT may discuss initial planning for topics on future Council meetings including the authorization of a shallow-set longline fishery outside the west coast Exclusive Economic Zone and creating a Federal limited entry permit for the California drift gillnet fishery. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1 2400 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 11 / Friday, January 16, 2015 / Notices Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after publication of this document 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 intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The meetings are 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 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: January 13, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–00612 Filed 1–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0684–XD708 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will hold public meetings, February 4–10, 2015. DATES: The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 continuing through Tuesday, February 10, 2015. The Scientific Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, February 2 and continue through Wednesday, February 4, 2015. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, February 3, and continue through Saturday, February 7, 2015. The Enforcement Committee will meet from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. All meetings are open to the public, except executive sessions. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Renaissance Hotel, 515 Madison Street, Seattle, WA. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 Jan 15, 2015 Jkt 235001 Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Witherell, Council staff, telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the Council’s plenary session will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. 1. Executive Director’s Report (including NOAA Climate Strategy and Arctic Update (T)) NMFS Management Report (including an update on the Aleutian Island sanctuary nomination). ADF&G Report U.S. Coast Guard Report USFWS Report International Pacific Halibut Commission Report Protected Species Report 2. Final action on CDQ Pacific Cod Fishery Development; 3. Review of Electronic Monitoring (EM) research plan; 4. Initial review of AI Pacific cod Allocation discussion paper; 5. SSC review of Halibut Total Mortality Accounting; 6. Initial review of Bering Sea Halibut Prohibited Species Catch (PSC); Update on Industry sector reports on Bering Sea halibut bycatch; Halibut Deck Sorting Scales Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP); 7. Discussion paper on GOA Tendering (2015); 8. BSAI Crab 10-year Review: Develop Workplan (T); 9. Norton Sound Red King Crab Overfishing Level/Acceptable Biological Catch (OFL/ABCs); 10. Crab Modeling Report (SSC Only); 11. Research Priorities plan team report: SSC only; 12. Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) 5year Review update: SSC only; 13. Staff Tasking. The Advisory Panel will address most of the same agenda issues as the Council except B reports. The SSC agenda will include the following issues: 1. EM Research Plan 2. Norton Sound RKC OFL/ABCs 3. Crab remodeling report 4. Research Priorities 5. EFH 5-year review 6. Halibut Total mortality 7. Bering Sea Halibut PSC 8. Review Economic Stock Assessment Evaluation Report In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery management decisions, the SSC functions as the PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Councils primary peer review panel for scientific information as described by the Magnuson-Stevens Act section 302(g)(1)(e), and the National Standard 2 guidelines (78 FR 43066). The peer review process is also deemed to satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, including the OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.npfmc.org. Background documents, reports, and analyses for review are posted on the Council Web site in advance of the meeting. The names and organizational affiliations of SSC members are also posted on the Web site. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: January 13, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–00611 Filed 1–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Proposed Additions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Proposed Additions to the Procurement List. AGENCY: The Committee is proposing to add a product and services to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. DATES: Comments Must Be Received On Or Before: 2/16/2015. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, 1401 S. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 11 (Friday, January 16, 2015)]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-00612]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD716


Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) 
Highly Migratory Species Management Team (HMSMT) will hold a meeting, 
which is open to the public.

DATES: The HMSMT will meet Wednesday, February 4 to Friday, February 6, 
2015. This meeting will start at 8:30 a.m. and continue until business 
is concluded on each day.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the following location: Best 
Western Plus Inn by the Sea, Wind and Sea Room, 7830 Fay Avenue, La 
Jolla, CA 92037.
    Council address: Pacific Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 
101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Kit Dahl, Pacific Council; 
telephone: (503) 820-2422.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The HMSMT will discuss assignments and 
develop reports for HMS topics to be taken up at Pacific Council 
meetings in 2015. Topics on the March 2015 Council agenda that the 
HMSMT will focus on include: (1) Developing a Drift Gillnet Management 
and Monitoring Plan purpose and need statement and contents; (2) 
analyzing the range of alternatives adopted by the Council in November 
2014 for bycatch reduction and monitoring for the California drift 
gillnet fishery; and (3) reviewing and making recommendations on 
exempted fishing permit proposals. The HMSMT will also discuss the 
planned management strategy evaluation for North Pacific albacore tuna 
to be conducted by the International Scientific Committee for Tuna and 
Tuna-Like Species in the North Pacific Ocean and potential Council 
advice to the U.S. delegation. Time-permitting, the HMSMT may discuss 
initial planning for topics on future Council meetings including the 
authorization of a shallow-set longline fishery outside the west coast 
Exclusive Economic Zone and creating a Federal limited entry permit for 
the California drift gillnet fishery.

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    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues 
specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after 
publication of this document 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 intent to 
take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    The meetings are 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 at least 
5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: January 13, 2015.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-00612 Filed 1-15-15; 8:45 am]
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