Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting, 56965-56966 [2015-23625]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 182 / Monday, September 21, 2015 / Notices step process including: (1) Data/ Assessment Workshop, and (2) a series of webinars. The product of the Data/ Assessment Workshop is a report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses, and describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. Participants for SEDAR Workshops are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, HMS Management Division, and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include data collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and NGO’s; International experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. The items of discussion in the Assessment Process webinars are as follows: Panelists will present summary data, and discuss data needs and treatments. 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 intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 3 business days prior to each workshop. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 16, 2015. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–23626 Filed 9–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:14 Sep 18, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coral Reef Conservation Program Coral Reef Conservation Program, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting, Notice of Public Comment. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a public meeting of the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF). The meeting will be held in Fajardo, Puerto Rico at El Conquistador Resort, 1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo, Puerto Rico 00738. The meeting provides a forum for coordinated planning and action among federal agencies, state and territorial governments, and nongovernmental partners. The meeting will be held Thursday, October 29, 2015. Additional workshops, evening events, and field trips will be on either side of the meeting on Tuesday, October 27, Wednesday, October 28, Friday, October 30, and Saturday, October 31. Registration is requested for all events associated with the meeting. This meeting has time allotted for public comment. All public comments must be submitted in written format. A written summary of the meeting will be posted on the USCRTF Web site within two months of occurrence. For information about the meeting, registering and submitting public comments, go to http:// www.coralreef.gov. Commenters may address the meeting, the role of the USCRTF, or general coral reef conservation issues. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, you should be aware that your entire comment, including personal identifying information may be made publicly available at any time. While you can request that the USCRTF withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Established by Presidential Executive Order 13089 in 1998, the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force mission is to lead, coordinate and strengthen U.S. government actions to better preserve and protect coral reef ecosystems. Cochaired by the Departments of Commerce and Interior, Task Force members include leaders of 12 federal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56965 agencies, seven U.S. states and territories and three freely associated states. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shannon Simpson, NOAA USCRTF Steering Committee Point of Contact, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, 1305 East-West Highway, N/OCRM, Silver Spring, MD 20910 at 303–497–6246 or Cheryl Fossani, USCRTF Executive Secretary, U.S. Department of Interior, MS–3530–MIB, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240 at (202) 208–5004 or visit the USCRTF Web site at http:// www.coralreef.gov. Dated: September 15, 2015. Christopher Cartwright, Associate Assistant Administrator for Management and CFO/CAO, Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–23643 Filed 9–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE198 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a three-day meeting to consider actions affecting Mid-Atlantic fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, October 6–8, 2015, starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, 8 a.m. on Wednesday, and 9 a.m. on Thursday. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Philadelphia Center City, 237 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107; telephone: (215) 893–1600. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331 or on their Web site at www.mafmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1 56966 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 182 / Monday, September 21, 2015 / Notices Agenda Coast Guard, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, the New England and South Atlantic Fishery Council’s liaisons, and the Council’s Executive Director. The Council will also receive a Science Report, Executive and SSC Committee reports and discuss any continuing and/or new business. Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subjects of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 that the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Tuesday, October 6, 2015 The Council will hold a Habitat Workshop on Tuesday to discuss potential strategies to more fully integrate habitat into the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management process. During the afternoon session, the Council will continue with the Habitat Workshop. The Blueline Tilefish Amendment will be discussed to approve a range of alternatives. The Council will review the Scientific and Statistical Committee’s (SSC) Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) recommendations, as well as the Monitoring Committee and Advisory Panel recommendations and recommend 2016–18 Spiny Dogfish Specifications and associated management measures. The Council will then receive an update on recent activities from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Wednesday, October 7, 2015 The Executive Committee will meet to review the 2015 Implementation Plan and to discuss and review the 2016 Implementation Plan. The Council will then review and approve the 2016–20 Five-Year Comprehensive Research Priority Plan. The Council will also identify research priorities for near-term cooperative research projects for the Council Cooperative Research Plan. During the afternoon session, the Council will review the SSC report regarding data limited methods for recommending black sea bass ABC and revise the 2016–17 black sea bass catch limit recommendations, if appropriate. The New England Fishery Management Council’s Framework for Surfclams and Ocean Quahogs, which includes clam dredge exemption areas on Georges Bank and Nantucket shoals areas, will be presented. The Council will then receive a summary of scoping comments and identify the next steps regarding Unmanaged Forage followed by an update on the progress for the summer flounder sex-specific model. Thursday, October 8, 2015 The Council will identify preferred alternatives for public hearings for the Industry Funded Observer Amendment followed by a review of the NOAA Draft Policy Statement on Ecosystem Based Fishery Management. The day will conclude with brief reports from the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Greater Atlantic Regional Office and the Northeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA’s Office of General Counsel and Office of Law Enforcement, the U.S. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:14 Sep 18, 2015 Jkt 235001 Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: September 16, 2015. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–23625 Filed 9–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration Membership of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Performance Review Board Presidential Rank Award nominees. The appointment of members to the NOAA PRB will be for a period of two (2) years. DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of service of the eight appointees to the NOAA Performance Review Board is September 30, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Nalli, Director, Executive Resources Division, Workforce Management Office, NOAA, 1305 EastWest Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, (301) 713–6301. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The names and positions of the members for the 2015 NOAA PRB are set forth below: Jason A. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 182 (Monday, September 21, 2015)]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-23625]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE198


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); 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 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a three-day meeting to consider actions affecting Mid-Atlantic 
fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 
October 6-8, 2015, starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, 8 a.m. on Wednesday, 
and 9 a.m. on Thursday.

ADDRESSES:  The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Philadelphia 
Center City, 237 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107; telephone: 
(215) 893-1600.
    Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. 
State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331 or 
on their Web site at www.mafmc.org.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive 
Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 
526-5255.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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Agenda

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

    The Council will hold a Habitat Workshop on Tuesday to discuss 
potential strategies to more fully integrate habitat into the Ecosystem 
Approach to Fisheries Management process.
    During the afternoon session, the Council will continue with the 
Habitat Workshop. The Blueline Tilefish Amendment will be discussed to 
approve a range of alternatives. The Council will review the Scientific 
and Statistical Committee's (SSC) Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) 
recommendations, as well as the Monitoring Committee and Advisory Panel 
recommendations and recommend 2016-18 Spiny Dogfish Specifications and 
associated management measures. The Council will then receive an update 
on recent activities from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

    The Executive Committee will meet to review the 2015 Implementation 
Plan and to discuss and review the 2016 Implementation Plan. The 
Council will then review and approve the 2016-20 Five-Year 
Comprehensive Research Priority Plan. The Council will also identify 
research priorities for near-term cooperative research projects for the 
Council Cooperative Research Plan.
    During the afternoon session, the Council will review the SSC 
report regarding data limited methods for recommending black sea bass 
ABC and revise the 2016-17 black sea bass catch limit recommendations, 
if appropriate. The New England Fishery Management Council's Framework 
for Surfclams and Ocean Quahogs, which includes clam dredge exemption 
areas on Georges Bank and Nantucket shoals areas, will be presented. 
The Council will then receive a summary of scoping comments and 
identify the next steps regarding Unmanaged Forage followed by an 
update on the progress for the summer flounder sex-specific model.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

    The Council will identify preferred alternatives for public 
hearings for the Industry Funded Observer Amendment followed by a 
review of the NOAA Draft Policy Statement on Ecosystem Based Fishery 
Management. The day will conclude with brief reports from the National 
Marine Fisheries Service's Greater Atlantic Regional Office and the 
Northeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA's Office of General Counsel 
and Office of Law Enforcement, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Atlantic 
States Marine Fisheries Commission, the New England and South Atlantic 
Fishery Council's liaisons, and the Council's Executive Director. The 
Council will also receive a Science Report, Executive and SSC Committee 
reports and discuss any continuing and/or new business.
    Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda 
may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be 
the subjects of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 that 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 M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526-5251, at least 5 days 
prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: September 16, 2015.
Jeffrey N. Lonergan,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-23625 Filed 9-18-15; 8:45 am]
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