New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting; Addendum, 72418 [2015-29545]

Download as PDF 72418 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 223 / Thursday, November 19, 2015 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES (16) Biomass-based BSAI Halibut PSC Limits—Discussion Paper (17) GOA Trawl Bycatch Management Workplan—Review (18) Halibut Retention in Pots— Discussion Paper (19) Area 4 Halibut Leasing Options for CDQ Vessels—Discussion Paper (20) Halibut/Sablefish IFQ Program Review—Review Outline (21) AFA Program Review—Review Workplan (22) Enforcement Precepts— Enforcement Committee Report (23) Bristol Bay Red King Crab Savings Area Exempted Fishing Permit— Review 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) BSAI Groundfish Harvest Specifications—Final Action (2) GOA Groundfish Harvest Specifications and Halibut DMRS— Final Action (3) Bristol Bay Red King Crab Savings Area Exempted Fishing Permit— Review (4) GOA Chinook Salmon PSC Reapportionment—Final Action (5) Charter Halibut RQE Program— Initial Review In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery management decisions, the SSC functions as the 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/. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups 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 these meetings. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:00 Nov 18, 2015 Jkt 238001 Special Accommodations Agenda These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Shannon Gleason at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Thursday, December 3, 2015 On Thursday, December 3, the final day of New England Fishery Management Council’s last meeting in 2015, the NEFMC will hold a brief closed session at 8:15 a.m. At that time, Council members will review the roster of applicants for open seats on its Scientific and Statistical Committee and appoint members for 2016–18. Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 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. Dated: November 16, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–29546 Filed 11–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE313 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting; Addendum National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: Notice of public meeting, additional agenda item. ACTION: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council, NEFMC) will hold a three-day meeting to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, December 1–3, 2015, starting at 9 a.m. on December 1, at 8:30 a.m. on December 2, and at 8:15 a.m. December 3. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101; telephone: (207) 775.2311, fax: (207) 761.8224, or online at www.innbythebay.com/. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone: (978) 465–0492. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; (978) 465–0492, ext. 113. The original notice published in the Federal Register on November 13, 2015 (80 FR 70188). This notice includes an additional agenda item to be added to the meeting on December 3, 2015. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: November 16, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–29545 Filed 11–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE319 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC). AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of the: Personnel Committee (Closed Session); Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee; Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee; Snapper Grouper Committee; Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) Selection Committee (Closed Session); Information and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 223 (Thursday, November 19, 2015)]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-29545]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE313


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting; Addendum

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting, additional agenda item.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council, NEFMC) 
will hold a three-day meeting to consider actions affecting New England 
fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 
December 1-3, 2015, starting at 9 a.m. on December 1, at 8:30 a.m. on 
December 2, and at 8:15 a.m. December 3.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 
Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101; telephone: (207) 775.2311, fax: 
(207) 761.8224, or online at www.innbythebay.com/.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; (978) 465-0492, ext. 113.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The original notice published in the Federal 
Register on November 13, 2015 (80 FR 70188). This notice includes an 
additional agenda item to be added to the meeting on December 3, 2015.

Agenda

Thursday, December 3, 2015

    On Thursday, December 3, the final day of New England Fishery 
Management Council's last meeting in 2015, the NEFMC will hold a brief 
closed session at 8:15 a.m. At that time, Council members will review 
the roster of applicants for open seats on its Scientific and 
Statistical Committee and appoint members for 2016-18.
    Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda 
may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be 
the subject 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 Thomas A. Nies (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days 
prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: November 16, 2015.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-29545 Filed 11-18-15; 8:45 am]
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