North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 15046-15047 [2016-06217]

Download as PDF 15046 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 54 / Monday, March 21, 2016 / Notices Web site http://www.pcouncil.org/ council-operations/council-meetings/ current-briefing-book/ no later than Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m. Salmon Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Salmon Technical Team 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants Ad hoc Tribal Policy Group Ad hoc Tribal and Washington Technical Group Ad hoc Schedule of Ancillary Meetings Day 1—Friday, April 8, 2016 Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory Committee and Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Technical Advisory Committee 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m. Salmon Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Salmon Technical Team 8 a.m. Habitat Committee (Heathman Lodge; 7801 NE. Greenwood Dr., Vancouver, WA 98662) 9 a.m. Model Evaluation Workgroup 10 a.m. Budget Committee 1 p.m. Legislative Committee 2 p.m. Tribal Policy Group 7 p.m. Tribal and Washington Technical Group Ad Hoc Day 2—Saturday, April 9, 2016 California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team 8 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m. Salmon Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Salmon Technical Team 8 a.m. Scientific and Statistical Committees 8 a.m. Habitat Committee (Heathman Lodge; 7801 NE. Greenwood Dr., Vancouver, WA 98662) 9 a.m. Enforcement Consultants 3 p.m. Tribal Policy Group Ad hoc Tribal and Washington Technical Group Ad hoc mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Day 3—Sunday, April 10, 2016 California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team 8 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m. Salmon Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Salmon Technical Team 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants Ad hoc Tribal Policy Group Ad hoc Tribal and Washington Technical Group Ad hoc Day 4—Monday, April 11, 2016 California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Mar 18, 2016 Jkt 238001 Day 5—Tuesday, April 12, 2016 California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m. Salmon Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Salmon Technical Team 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants Ad hoc Tribal Policy Group Ad hoc Tribal and Washington Technical Group Ad hoc Day 6—Wednesday, April 13, 2016 California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m. Salmon Technical Team 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants Ad hoc Tribal Policy Group Ad hoc Tribal and Washington Technical Group Ad hoc Day 7—Thursday, April 14, 2016 California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal Council 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: March 16, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–06282 Filed 3–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE508 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting 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 meet in Anchorage, AK. DATES: The meetings will be held April 4, 2016 through April 12, 2016. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 W. 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501. The Ecosystem Committee will meet in the Old Federal Bldg., 605 W. 4th Ave., Room 205, Anchorage, AK 99501. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Witherell, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. in the Aleutian Room on Wednesday, April 6, continuing through Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. in the King Salmon/ Iliamna Room on Monday, April 4 and continue through Wednesday, April 6, 2016. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. in the Dillingham/Katmai Room on Tuesday, April 5, and continue through Saturday April 9, 2016. The Recreational Quota Entity Committee (RQE) will meet on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 (room and time to be determined). The Ecosystem Committee will meet on Monday, April 4, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Legislative Committee will tentatively meet on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 (room and time to be determined). The Halibut Management Committee will tentatively meet on Monday, April 4, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (room to be determined). SUMMARY: Agenda Monday, April 4, 2016 Through Tuesday, April 12, 2016 Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the Council’s plenary session will include the following issues. The E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 54 / Monday, March 21, 2016 / Notices Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. 1. Executive Director’s Report 2. NMFS Management Report (including report on fishery overlap with Pribilof corals) 3. ADF&G Report 4. USCG Report 5. USFWS Report 6. Protected Species Report 7. NIOSH Report 8. Scallop SAFE and catch limits: Plan team report; set OFL/ABC limits 9. Co-op reports (AFA, AM 80, GOA Rockfish, BSAI Crab including PNCIAC report) 10. Pollock ICA/IPA reports and SeaShare update (T) 11. Salmon genetics data update and spatial/temporal refinement: Discussion paper 12. AI groundfish offshore sector: Discussion paper on limited access and Pacific cod A/B season split 13. BSAI Halibut Abundance-Based PSC Limit: Discussion paper 14. Halibut DMR methodology: Discussion paper 15. Halibut Management: Receive Committee report; update on Framework; update on MSE process (MSE Council only) 16. Charter Halibut RQE: Initial Review 17. EFH 5-Year Review: Review Draft Report; Ecosystem Committee report 18. Groundfish Policy and Workplan: Review management objectives 19. 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. Scallop SAFE and catch limits: Plan team report; set OFL/ABC limits 2. BSAI Halibut Abundance-Based PSC Limit: Discussion paper 3. Halibut DMR methodology: Discussion paper 4. Charter Halibut RQE: Initial Review 5. EFH 5-Year Review: Review Draft Report; Ecosystem Committee report 6. Salmon genetics data update and spatial/temporal refinement: Discussion paper In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery management decisions, the SSC functions as the Council’s 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Mar 18, 2016 Jkt 238001 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, 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 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. Dated: March 15, 2016. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–06217 Filed 3–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE513 15047 Management Council; telephone: (302) 526–5255. The Council’s Web site, www.mafmc.org also has details on the proposed agenda, webinar access, and briefing materials. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting will gather input on the Industry-Funded Monitoring Omnibus Amendment, especially the options for additional coverage for the Atlantic mackerel fishery. The Council plans to approve preliminary preferred alternatives at its April 2016 meeting, followed by public hearings in May 2016, and final action in June 2016. See http://www.mafmc.org/actions/ observer-funding-omnibus for details on the Amendment. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group 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. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: March 16, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–06281 Filed 3–18–16; 8:45 am] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings BILLING CODE 3510–22–P National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Advisory Panel and the Council’s River Herring and Shad Advisory Panel will hold a public meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held Wednesday, April 6, 2016, from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar with a telephone-only connection option. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State St., Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D. Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE510 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 Groundfish 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 on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 9 a.m. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 54 (Monday, March 21, 2016)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06217]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE508


North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its 
advisory committees will meet in Anchorage, AK.

DATES: The meetings will be held April 4, 2016 through April 12, 2016. 
See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 
W. 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501. The Ecosystem Committee will meet in 
the Old Federal Bldg., 605 W. 4th Ave., Room 205, Anchorage, AK 99501.
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 
4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252; telephone: (907) 271-
2809.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Witherell, Council staff; 
telephone: (907) 271-2809.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will begin its plenary session 
at 8 a.m. in the Aleutian Room on Wednesday, April 6, continuing 
through Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The Scientific and Statistical 
Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. in the King Salmon/Iliamna Room on 
Monday, April 4 and continue through Wednesday, April 6, 2016. The 
Council's Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. in the Dillingham/
Katmai Room on Tuesday, April 5, and continue through Saturday April 9, 
2016. The Recreational Quota Entity Committee (RQE) will meet on 
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 (room and time to be determined). The Ecosystem 
Committee will meet on Monday, April 4, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
The Legislative Committee will tentatively meet on Tuesday, April 5, 
2016 (room and time to be determined). The Halibut Management Committee 
will tentatively meet on Monday, April 4, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
(room to be determined).

Agenda

Monday, April 4, 2016 Through Tuesday, April 12, 2016

    Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the Council's plenary 
session will include the following issues. The

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Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified.
1. Executive Director's Report
2. NMFS Management Report (including report on fishery overlap with 
Pribilof corals)
3. ADF&G Report
4. USCG Report
5. USFWS Report
6. Protected Species Report
7. NIOSH Report
8. Scallop SAFE and catch limits: Plan team report; set OFL/ABC limits
9. Co-op reports (AFA, AM 80, GOA Rockfish, BSAI Crab including PNCIAC 
report)
10. Pollock ICA/IPA reports and SeaShare update (T)
11. Salmon genetics data update and spatial/temporal refinement: 
Discussion paper
12. AI groundfish offshore sector: Discussion paper on limited access 
and Pacific cod A/B season split
13. BSAI Halibut Abundance-Based PSC Limit: Discussion paper
14. Halibut DMR methodology: Discussion paper
15. Halibut Management: Receive Committee report; update on Framework; 
update on MSE process (MSE Council only)
16. Charter Halibut RQE: Initial Review
17. EFH 5-Year Review: Review Draft Report; Ecosystem Committee report
18. Groundfish Policy and Workplan: Review management objectives
19. 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. Scallop SAFE and catch limits: Plan team report; set OFL/ABC limits
2. BSAI Halibut Abundance-Based PSC Limit: Discussion paper
3. Halibut DMR methodology: Discussion paper
4. Charter Halibut RQE: Initial Review
5. EFH 5-Year Review: Review Draft Report; Ecosystem Committee report
6. Salmon genetics data update and spatial/temporal refinement: 
Discussion paper
    In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery 
management decisions, the SSC functions as the Council's 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, 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

    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.

    Dated: March 15, 2016.
Jeffrey N. Lonergan,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-06217 Filed 3-18-16; 8:45 am]
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