New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 57596-57597 [2015-24254]

Download as PDF 57596 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 185 / Thursday, September 24, 2015 / Notices National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) NMFS prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) and a Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the take of marine mammals incidental to construction of the East Span of the SF–OBB and made Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSIs) on November 4, 2003 and August 5, 2009. Due to the modification of part of the demolition of the original SFOBB using controlled implosion and the associated mitigation and monitoring measures, NMFS prepared an SEA and analyzed the potential impacts to marine mammals that would result from the modification. A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was signed in September 2015. A copy of the EA and FONSI is available upon request (see ADDRESSES). times listed are local island times. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The Guam Mariana Archipelago FEP AP will meet at the Guam Fishermen’s Cooperative Association Lanai in Hagatna, Guam. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public comment periods will be provided in the agenda. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. Authorization NMFS has issued an IHA to CALTRANS for the potential harassment of small numbers of four marine mammal species incidental to the SFOBB Pier E3 demolition via controlled implosion in San Francisco Bay, provided the previously mentioned mitigation, monitoring, and reporting requirements are incorporated. 1. ‘‘Hafa Adai’’ Welcome and Introductions 2. Review and Approval of the Agenda 3. Issues to be discussed at 164th Council Meeting A. Upcoming Council Action Items i. Specification of Territorial Bottomfish Annual Catch Limits (ACLs) ii. 2016 Territorial Bigeye Tuna Catch Limit Specifications iii. Council review of Mariana FEP and Proposed Changes B. Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam Community Activities 4. Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam Issues A. Report of the Subpanels i. Island Fisheries Subpanel ii. Pelagic Fisheries Subpanel iii. Ecosystems and Habitat Subpanel iv. Indigenous Fishing Rights Subpanel B. Other Issues 5. Public Hearing 6. Discussion and Recommendations 7. ‘‘At the end of the day’’ Other Business Dated: September 18, 2015. Donna S. Wieting, Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–24230 Filed 9–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE206 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting and hearing. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Guam Mariana Archipelago Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) Advisory Panel (AP) to discuss and make recommendations on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. DATES: The Guam Mariana Archipelago FEP AP will meet on Friday, October 9, 2015, between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. All tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Sep 23, 2015 Jkt 235001 Schedule and Agenda for the Guam Mariana Archipelago FEP AP Meeting Friday, October 9, 2015, 6 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Special Accommodations The 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: September 21, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–24253 Filed 9–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE209 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 Scientific & Statistical Committee 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 Tuesday, October 13, 2015, beginning at 9 a.m. and Wednesday, October 14, 2015, beginning at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Providence Biltmore Hotel, 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903; phone: (401) 421–0700; fax: (401) 455– 3050. 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: SUMMARY: Agenda Tuesday, October 13, 2015 The Committee will review information provided by the Council’s Scallop PDT and recommend the overfishing levels (OFLs) and acceptable biological catches (ABC) for Atlantic sea scallops for fishing years 2016 and 2017. The Committee will also review recent stock assessment information from the 2015 Groundfish Operational Assessments updates and information provided by the Council’s Groundfish Plan Development Team (PDT) and recommend the overfishing levels (OFLs) and acceptable biological catches (ABCs) for all groundfish stocks (except for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder) managed under the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan for fishing years 2016–18. Wednesday, October 14, 2015 The Committee will continue to review information on and develop E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 185 / Thursday, September 24, 2015 / Notices recommendations for OFLs and ABC for Northeast multispecies groundfish for fishing years 2016–18 and address 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: September 21, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–24254 Filed 9–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy The Committee examines the effectiveness with which the NPS and the NWC are accomplishing its missions. The agenda is as follows: 1. October 14, 2015: General deliberations and inquiry by the NWC BOA Subcommittee and its parent committee NPS/NWC BOA into its programs and mission priorities; reaccreditation review; administration; military construction; leader development continuum; defense planning guidance efforts; and any other matters relating to the operations of the NWC as the board considers pertinent. 2. October 15, 2015: The purpose of the meeting is to elicit the advice of the NPS BOA subcommittee on the Naval Service’s Postgraduate Education Program. With its parent committee NPS/NWC BOA, the board will inquire into programs and curricula; instruction; administration; state of morale of the student body, faculty, and staff; fiscal affairs. The committee will review any other matters relating to the operations of the NPS as the board considers pertinent. Individuals without a DoD Government Common Access Card require an escort at the meeting location. For access, information, or to send written statements for consideration at the committee meeting must contact Ms. Jaye Panza, Naval Postgraduate School, 1 University Circle, Monterey, CA 93943–5001 or by fax 831–656–3145 by October 7, 2015. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 17, 2015. N.A. Hagerty-Ford, Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. Meeting of the Board of Advisors to the Presidents of the Naval Postgraduate School and the Naval War College [FR Doc. 2015–24237 Filed 9–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P Department of the Navy, DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to the provisions of The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, as amended), notice is hereby given that the following meeting of the Board of Advisors to the Presidents of the Naval Postgraduate School and the Naval War College and its two subcommittees will be held. This meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time Zone. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at 3003 Washington Boulevard, Arlington, VA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jaye Panza, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, 93943–5001, telephone number 831–656–2514. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Sep 23, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Commission to Review the Effectiveness of the National Energy Laboratories Department of Energy. Notice of Open Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a teleconference call of the Commission to Review the Effectiveness of the National Energy Laboratories (Commission). The Commission was created pursuant to section 319 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, Public Law 113–76, and in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2. This notice is provided in accordance with the Act. DATES: Friday, October 23, 2015 from 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. (ET). To receive the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57597 call-in number and passcode, please contact the Commission’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at the address or phone number listed below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Gibson, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585; telephone: (202) 586–3787; email: crenel@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Commission was established to provide advice to the Secretary on the Department’s national laboratories. The Commission will review the DOE national laboratories for alignment with the Department’s strategic priorities, clear and balanced missions, unique capabilities to meet current energy and national security challenges, appropriate size to meet the Department’s energy and national security missions, and support of other Federal agencies. The Commission will also look for opportunities to more effectively and efficiently use the capabilities of the national laboratories and review the use of laboratory directed research and development (LDRD) to meet the Department’s science, energy, and national security goals. The Commission will report its findings and conclusions to the Secretary of Energy and the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate. The draft Final Report of the Lab Commission has been posted to the Commission’s Web site (http:// energy.gov/labcommission). A public comment period is now open through September 25, 2015. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer written comments and suggestions may do so by emailing crenel@hq.doe.gov no later than September 25, 2015. Purpose of the Meeting: This meeting is the final public meeting of the Commission. Tentative Agenda: The meeting will start at 1:00 p.m. on October 23, 2015. The tentative meeting agenda includes discussion on the draft Final Report of the Commission. The Commissioners will address comments they have received on the report and hear any additional comments from members of the public on the Conference Call. The meeting will conclude at 2:00 p.m. Agenda updates or changes will be posted on the Lab Commission’s Web site: http://energy.gov/labcommission. Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. Individuals who would like to participate in the E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 185 (Thursday, September 24, 2015)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-24254]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE209


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 Scientific & Statistical Committee 
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 Tuesday, October 13, 2015, beginning 
at 9 a.m. and Wednesday, October 14, 2015, beginning at 9 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Providence Biltmore Hotel, 
11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903; phone: (401) 421-0700; fax: 
(401) 455-3050.
    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: 

Agenda

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

    The Committee will review information provided by the Council's 
Scallop PDT and recommend the overfishing levels (OFLs) and acceptable 
biological catches (ABC) for Atlantic sea scallops for fishing years 
2016 and 2017.
    The Committee will also review recent stock assessment information 
from the 2015 Groundfish Operational Assessments updates and 
information provided by the Council's Groundfish Plan Development Team 
(PDT) and recommend the overfishing levels (OFLs) and acceptable 
biological catches (ABCs) for all groundfish stocks (except for Georges 
Bank yellowtail flounder) managed under the Northeast Multispecies 
Fishery Management Plan for fishing years 2016-18.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

    The Committee will continue to review information on and develop

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recommendations for OFLs and ABC for Northeast multispecies groundfish 
for fishing years 2016-18 and address 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: September 21, 2015.
 Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-24254 Filed 9-23-15; 8:45 am]
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