New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 33661-33662 [2016-12615]

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Award applicant data are directly related to the commercial activities and confidential information of the applicants. Kevin Kimball, NIST Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2016–12483 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 May 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE645 Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open public meetings. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). The members will discuss and provide advice on the NOAA Fisheries Draft National Bycatch Reduction Strategy. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for June 1, 2016, 4–5 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: Public access is available at 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing to attend may contact Heidi Lovett, (301) 427– 8034; email: heidi.lovett@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MAFAC was established by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary), and, since 1971, advises the Secretary on all living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. The charter and other information are located online at http:// www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ocs/mafac/. SUMMARY: Matters To Be Considered The Committee is convening to discuss and finalize comments and recommendations on the NOAA Fisheries Draft National Bycatch Reduction Strategy for submission to the NOAA Fisheries Assistant Administrator. Other administrative matters may be considered. This date, time, and agenda are subject to change. Time and Date The meeting is scheduled for June 1, 2016, 4–5 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time by conference call. Conference call information for the public will be posted at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ ocs/mafac/ by May 27, 2016. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150(b), this Federal Register notice for this meeting is being published fewer than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting as exceptional circumstances exist. It is imperative that the meeting be held to accommodate the scheduling priorities of MAFAC members who must meet a PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33661 strict schedule to finalize and submit comments before the June 3, 2016, public comment period deadline on the draft National Bycatch Reduction Strategy. Notice of the meeting is also posted on MAFAC’s Web site at: http:// www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ocs/mafac/. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Heidi Lovett, 301– 427–8034 by May 31, 2016. Dated: May 23, 2016. Samuel D. Rauch III, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–12491 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE655 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 VMS/ Enforcement Committee and Advisory Panel 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 Wednesday, June 15, 2016 beginning at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; phone: (978) 777–2500. 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 The Committee and Advisory Panel will review feedback from other species E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1 33662 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 103 / Friday, May 27, 2016 / Notices committees concerning Office of Law Enforcement Priorities. They will make recommendations on cod-end (date certain) certification and the Omega gauge for mesh measurement (based on the USCG demonstration). They will discuss other business as needed. 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. Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D. Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: (302) 526–5255. The Council’s Web site, www.mafmc.org also has details on the meeting location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and briefing materials. The following items are on the agenda, though agenda items may be addressed out of order (changes will be noted on the Council’s Web site when possible.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Monday, June 13, 2016 Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Committee Review input from the Advisory Panel on fishing activities that impact habitat—draft policy document and provide comments/revisions to the draft document and any other committee updates. Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: May 24, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–12615 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Mackerel, Squid, Butterfish Specifications, Meeting as a Committee of the Whole Review fishery performance and 2017 specifications, butterfish cap operation, and butterfish/longfin squid mesh information. River Herring/Shad, Meeting as a Committee of the Whole National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE650 Review cap operation and management progress and ‘‘Stock in the Fishery’’ white paper outline. Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings Squid Capacity Amendment National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold public meetings of the Council and its Committees. DATES: The meetings will be held Monday, June 13, 2016 through Thursday, June 16, 2016. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at: University of Delaware Clayton Hall, 100 David Hollowell Drive, Newark, DE 19716, telephone: (302) 831–2998. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State St., sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 May 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 Review action plan. Climate Change and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Presentation by John Hare of NOAA Fisheries and Malin Pinsky of Rutgers University. BOEM’s Renewable Energy Activities Presentation by Brian Hooker of BOEM. Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal Presentation Presentation by Jay Odell of the Nature Conservancy. eVTR Framework—Meeting 1 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Industry-Funded Monitoring Amendment Review draft EA and select preferred mackerel alternatives for public hearings. Law Enforcement Report Reports will be received from NOAA Office of Law Enforcement and the U.S. Coast Guard. Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Specification Develop recommendations for 2017– 18 specifications. Blueline Tilefish 2017 Recreational Specifications/Possible Reconsideration Consider alternatives to proposed blueline tilefish recreational specifications. Thursday, June 16, 2016 Business Session Organization Reports; Liaison Reports; Executive Director’s Report; Science Report; and Committee Reports. • Continuing and New Business. 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. 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. Special Accommodations These meetings are 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: May 24, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–12619 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] Presentation by Andy Loftus of Loftus Consulting. PO 00000 Wednesday, June 15, 2016 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE655


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 VMS/Enforcement Committee and 
Advisory Panel 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 Wednesday, June 15, 2016 beginning 
at 9:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 50 
Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; phone: (978) 777-2500.
    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

    The Committee and Advisory Panel will review feedback from other 
species

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committees concerning Office of Law Enforcement Priorities. They will 
make recommendations on cod-end (date certain) certification and the 
Omega gauge for mesh measurement (based on the USCG demonstration). 
They will discuss other business as needed.
    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: May 24, 2016.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-12615 Filed 5-26-16; 8:45 am]
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