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Download as PDF 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE650


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: 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., 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.)

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

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

    Review cap operation and management progress and ``Stock in the 
Fishery'' white paper outline.

Squid Capacity Amendment

    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

    Presentation by Andy Loftus of Loftus Consulting.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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]
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