South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC); Public Meetings, 46055-46057 [2016-16801]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 136 / Friday, July 15, 2016 / Notices publish anonymized results of the research under this Consortium. In accordance with 15 U.S.C. 3710a(c)(7)(B), NIST will withhold from public disclosure the data that specifically identifies a participant’s microparticles for a period of five (5) years from the date any ERF values are generated, or until the participants grants NIST permission to disclose such data. NIST will not require the participants to pay a membership fee to participate in this Consortium. NIST will, however, require participants to contribute funds to reimburse NIST for the generation of any report requested by a participant for the ERF value assignments of participant’s microparticles. Participation Process: Eligibility will be determined by NIST using the information provided by an organization in response to this notice based on the information requested below. 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ACTION: Notice of a public meeting via Webinar. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Standing and Reef Fish Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC) via Webinar. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (EDT), to view the agenda, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via Webinar; you may registering, at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/ register/3960738127259119362. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Atran, Senior Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; steven.atran@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda I. Introductions and adoption of agenda II. Selection of SSC representative at August, 2016 Council meeting III. Reevaluation of alternative FMSY proxies (FMAX, F20%SPR, F22%SPR, and F24%SPR) for red snapper IV. Discussion of next gray triggerfish assessment—benchmark or standard V. Review of updated SEDAR schedule VI. Other business — Meeting Adjourns— Please register for SSC Meeting: Standing and Reef Fish on Aug. 2, 2016, 1 p.m. (EDT), at https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 3960738127259119362. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46055 The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on the Council’s file server. To access the file server, the URL is https:// public.gulfcouncil.org:5001/webman/ index.cgi, or go to the Council’s Web site and click on the FTP link in the lower left of the Council Web site http:// www.gulfcouncil.org. The username and password are both ‘‘gulfguest.’’ Click on the ‘‘Library Folder,’’ then scroll down to ‘‘SSC meeting-2016–08.’’ The meeting will be webcast over the Internet. A link to the webcast will be available on the Council’s Web site, http://www.gulfcouncil.org. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Scientific and Statistical Committee for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical Committee will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 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 Kathy Pereira, at the Gulf Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: July 12, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–16745 Filed 7–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE723 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC); Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\15JYN1.SGM 15JYN1 46056 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 136 / Friday, July 15, 2016 / Notices Notice of public hearings and scoping meetings. ACTION: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a series of public hearings pertaining to Framework Amendment 4 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagic (CMP) Fishery Management Plan for the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic addressing management measures for Atlantic cobia in federal waters, and Amendment 41 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan for the South Atlantic addressing measures for mutton snapper in federal waters. Scoping comments will also be accepted for options being considered in Joint Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 10 and Snapper Grouper Amendment 44 to address allocations for dolphin fish and yellowtail snapper in federal waters. Question and Answer sessions for Framework Amendment 4 to the CMP Fishery Management Plan and for Amendment 41 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan will also be held via webinar. A Question and Answer session for Joint Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 10 and Snapper Grouper Amendment 44 will be held as part of the scoping session. DATES: The Q&A sessions and series of public hearings/scoping meetings will be held from August 1 through August 17, 2016. All webinars and meetings will begin at 6 p.m. Registration is required for the Q&A sessions and public hearing/scoping meetings held via webinar. Registration information will be posted on the SAFMC Web site at www.safmc.net as it becomes available. ADDRESSES: Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. For additional information on the Webinars, Hearings, and Agenda, see Dates, Addresses, and Agenda. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council is soliciting public hearing comments on proposed measures in CMP Framework Amendment 4 addressing proposed management measures for Atlantic cobia in federal waters from the Florida/Georgia line northward to New York. The Atlantic cobia fishery was closed to recreational harvest on June 20, 2016 in federal waters after NOAA Fisheries determined that the recreational annual catch limit had been exceeded in 2015. Exceeding the 2015 annual catch limit sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Jul 14, 2016 Jkt 238001 triggered the accountability measures in place for Atlantic cobia to prevent overfishing, resulting in the shortened recreational season in 2016. Measures proposed in Framework Amendment 4 are designed to help ensure consistent and stable fishing opportunities for all participants in the fishery and include: (1) Reducing the recreational bag limit with a preferred alternative to reduce the daily bag limit from 2 per person/ day to 1 per person/day; (2) establishing a recreational vessel limit with a preferred alternative of 3 per vessel/day; (3) modifying the recreational fishing year with a preferred alternative for the year to begin May 1st; (4) modifying the recreational minimum size limit; (5) modifying the current accountability measure; and (6) changes to the commercial harvest limit. The Council is also soliciting public hearing comments on Snapper Grouper Amendment 41 addressing proposed management measures for mutton snapper. Stakeholders have expressed concerns about fishing pressure that occurs each spring as mutton snapper gather to spawn. Measures in Amendment 41 include actions to: (1) Modify the current annual catch limit for mutton snapper based on the most recent stock assessment; (2) reduce the current bag limit of 10 fish per person/ day within the snapper aggregate with a preferred alternative of 3 fish per person/day year round; (3) establish a commercial trip limit with the preferred alternative of 300 pounds and 3 fish per person/day during the spawning season months (April-June); and (4) modify the current minimum size limit with the preferred alternative to increase the limit from 16 to 18 inches total length. Public scoping comments are being solicited for measures proposed in Joint Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 10/ Snapper Grouper Amendment 44 addressing potential allocation measures for dolphin fish and yellowtail snapper. Public scoping occurs early in the amendment development process and the Council is soliciting input on proposed options that include a common pool allocation, a reserve category, temporary shifts in allocation, combined annual catch limits, a permanent allocation shift for dolphin and/or yellowtail snapper, and allocations by gear type for the commercial sector in the dolphin fishery. Measures proposed for dolphin would apply in federal waters along the entire Atlantic coast. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dates, Addresses, and Agenda Webinars 1. August 1, 2016—Q&A Session and Public Hearing for CMP Framework Amendment 4 (Atlantic Cobia) 2. August 2, 2016—Q&A Session and Public Hearing for Snapper Grouper Amendment 41 (Mutton Snapper) 3. August 4, 2016—Q&A Session and Public Scoping of Joint Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 10/Snapper Grouper Amendment 44 (Allocation of Dolphin and Yellowtail Snapper) In-Person Public Hearings Coastal Migratory Pelagics Framework Amendment 4 (Atlantic Cobia) 1. August 3, 2016—Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4831 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, N. Charleston, SC 29418; phone: (843) 744– 4422. 2. August 8, 2016—Holton Restaurant, 13711 E. Oglethorpe Highway, Midway, GA 31320; phone: (912) 884–9151. 3. August 9, 2016—Hilton Virginia Beach, 3001 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451; phone: (757) 213– 3001. 4. August 9, 2016—Hampton Inn, 29 William Pope Drive, Bluffton, SC 29909; phone: (843) 705–9000. 5. August 10, 2016—NC Division of Marine Fisheries, Central District Office, 5285 Highway 70 West, Morehead City, NC 28557; phone: (252) 499–9200. 6. August 11, 2016—Hilton Garden Inn, 5353 N. Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949; phone: (252) 261– 1290. 7. August 11, 2016—Murrells Inlet Community Center, 4462 Murrells Inlet Road, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576; phone: (904) 396–5100. Snapper Grouper Amendment 41 (Mutton Snapper) 1. August 15, 2016—Hilton Garden Inn—Ft. Lauderdale Airport, 180 SW 18th Avenue, Dania Beach, FL 33004; phone: (954) 924–9204. 2. August 16, 2016—Hawks Cay Resort, 61 Hawks Cay Blvd., Duck Key, FL 33050; phone: (305) 743–7000. 3. August 17, 2016—Marriott Beachside Hotel, 3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, FL 33040; phone: (305) 296–8100. Submitting Written Comments The Council requests that written comments be submitted using the online public comment form. Comments submitted using the online comment form are immediately posted to the Council’s Web site at www.safmc.net and available for all Council members and the public to view. Written E:\FR\FM\15JYN1.SGM 15JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 136 / Friday, July 15, 2016 / Notices comments may also be submitted by mail or fax. The comment period will open on July 18, 2016 once amendment materials are posted to the Web site. All written comments are due by 5 p.m. on August 19, 2016. Comments may be submitted by mail to: Gregg Waugh, Executive Director, SAFMC, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405. Fax comments to (843) 769–4520. Comments using the online public comment form: Use the comment form links on the Public Hearing and Scoping Meeting page on the Council’s Web site to submit comments on each amendment. All comments submitted will be automatically posted to the Web site and accessible for the public to view. The direct link to the Public Hearing and Scoping meeting page is: http:// safmc.net/meetings/public-hearing-andscoping-meeting-schedule. Copies of the public hearing documents, scoping document, and other relevant informational material will be posted on the Council’s Web site at www.safmc.net as they become available. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: July 12, 2016. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–16801 Filed 7–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2510–22–P Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel. DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, July 29, 2016, from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar with a telephone-only connection option. Details on webinar registration and telephone-only connection details will be posted at: http://www.mafmc.org. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331 or on their Web site at www.mafmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this meeting is for the Advisory Panels to review and comment on recent stock assessment information, as well as the reports and recommendations of the Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) and the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee regarding previously implemented fishery specifications (i.e., catch and landings limits and management measures) for 2017–18. The Council and ASMFC will consider input from the AP in August when reviewing these specifications. 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: July 12, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2016–16766 Filed 7–14–16; 8:45 am] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration BILLING CODE 3510–22–P RIN 0648–XE734 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council’s) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel will hold a public meeting, jointly with the Atlantic States SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Jul 14, 2016 Jkt 238001 National Telecommunications and Information Administration Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46057 Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters. DATES: The meeting will be held on August 1, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder Campus, 325 Broadway Street, Boulder, CO 80305. Additional information regarding the location and registration for attendance at this meeting is included in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, below. Public comments may be mailed to Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4600, Washington, DC 20230 or emailed to dreed@ ntia.doc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David J. Reed, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 482–5955 or dreed@ ntia.doc.gov; and/or visit NTIA’s Web site at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ category/csmac. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management in order to: License radio frequencies in a way that maximizes public benefits; keep wireless networks as open to innovation as possible; and make wireless services available to all Americans. See Charter at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/ publications/csmac_2015_charter_ renewal_2-26-15.pdf. This Committee is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and is consistent with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Act, 47 U.S.C. 904(b). The Committee functions solely as an advisory body in compliance with the FACA. For more information about the Committee visit: http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/csmac. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE723


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC); Public 
Meetings

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

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ACTION: Notice of public hearings and scoping meetings.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a series of public hearings pertaining to Framework Amendment 4 to 
the Coastal Migratory Pelagic (CMP) Fishery Management Plan for the 
Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic addressing management measures for 
Atlantic cobia in federal waters, and Amendment 41 to the Snapper 
Grouper Fishery Management Plan for the South Atlantic addressing 
measures for mutton snapper in federal waters. Scoping comments will 
also be accepted for options being considered in Joint Dolphin Wahoo 
Amendment 10 and Snapper Grouper Amendment 44 to address allocations 
for dolphin fish and yellowtail snapper in federal waters. Question and 
Answer sessions for Framework Amendment 4 to the CMP Fishery Management 
Plan and for Amendment 41 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management 
Plan will also be held via webinar. A Question and Answer session for 
Joint Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 10 and Snapper Grouper Amendment 44 will 
be held as part of the scoping session.

DATES: The Q&A sessions and series of public hearings/scoping meetings 
will be held from August 1 through August 17, 2016. All webinars and 
meetings will begin at 6 p.m.
    Registration is required for the Q&A sessions and public hearing/
scoping meetings held via webinar. Registration information will be 
posted on the SAFMC Web site at www.safmc.net as it becomes available.

ADDRESSES: Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 
4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. For 
additional information on the Webinars, Hearings, and Agenda, see 
Dates, Addresses, and Agenda.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC-10; fax: 
(843) 769-4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council is soliciting public hearing 
comments on proposed measures in CMP Framework Amendment 4 addressing 
proposed management measures for Atlantic cobia in federal waters from 
the Florida/Georgia line northward to New York. The Atlantic cobia 
fishery was closed to recreational harvest on June 20, 2016 in federal 
waters after NOAA Fisheries determined that the recreational annual 
catch limit had been exceeded in 2015. Exceeding the 2015 annual catch 
limit triggered the accountability measures in place for Atlantic cobia 
to prevent overfishing, resulting in the shortened recreational season 
in 2016. Measures proposed in Framework Amendment 4 are designed to 
help ensure consistent and stable fishing opportunities for all 
participants in the fishery and include: (1) Reducing the recreational 
bag limit with a preferred alternative to reduce the daily bag limit 
from 2 per person/day to 1 per person/day; (2) establishing a 
recreational vessel limit with a preferred alternative of 3 per vessel/
day; (3) modifying the recreational fishing year with a preferred 
alternative for the year to begin May 1st; (4) modifying the 
recreational minimum size limit; (5) modifying the current 
accountability measure; and (6) changes to the commercial harvest 
limit.
    The Council is also soliciting public hearing comments on Snapper 
Grouper Amendment 41 addressing proposed management measures for mutton 
snapper. Stakeholders have expressed concerns about fishing pressure 
that occurs each spring as mutton snapper gather to spawn. Measures in 
Amendment 41 include actions to: (1) Modify the current annual catch 
limit for mutton snapper based on the most recent stock assessment; (2) 
reduce the current bag limit of 10 fish per person/day within the 
snapper aggregate with a preferred alternative of 3 fish per person/day 
year round; (3) establish a commercial trip limit with the preferred 
alternative of 300 pounds and 3 fish per person/day during the spawning 
season months (April-June); and (4) modify the current minimum size 
limit with the preferred alternative to increase the limit from 16 to 
18 inches total length.
    Public scoping comments are being solicited for measures proposed 
in Joint Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 10/Snapper Grouper Amendment 44 
addressing potential allocation measures for dolphin fish and 
yellowtail snapper. Public scoping occurs early in the amendment 
development process and the Council is soliciting input on proposed 
options that include a common pool allocation, a reserve category, 
temporary shifts in allocation, combined annual catch limits, a 
permanent allocation shift for dolphin and/or yellowtail snapper, and 
allocations by gear type for the commercial sector in the dolphin 
fishery. Measures proposed for dolphin would apply in federal waters 
along the entire Atlantic coast.

Dates, Addresses, and Agenda

Webinars

1. August 1, 2016--Q&A Session and Public Hearing for CMP Framework 
Amendment 4 (Atlantic Cobia)
2. August 2, 2016--Q&A Session and Public Hearing for Snapper Grouper 
Amendment 41 (Mutton Snapper)
3. August 4, 2016--Q&A Session and Public Scoping of Joint Dolphin 
Wahoo Amendment 10/Snapper Grouper Amendment 44 (Allocation of Dolphin 
and Yellowtail Snapper)

In-Person Public Hearings

Coastal Migratory Pelagics Framework Amendment 4 (Atlantic Cobia)
    1. August 3, 2016--Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4831 Tanger Outlet 
Boulevard, N. Charleston, SC 29418; phone: (843) 744-4422.
    2. August 8, 2016--Holton Restaurant, 13711 E. Oglethorpe Highway, 
Midway, GA 31320; phone: (912) 884-9151.
    3. August 9, 2016--Hilton Virginia Beach, 3001 Atlantic Avenue, 
Virginia Beach, VA 23451; phone: (757) 213-3001.
    4. August 9, 2016--Hampton Inn, 29 William Pope Drive, Bluffton, SC 
29909; phone: (843) 705-9000.
    5. August 10, 2016--NC Division of Marine Fisheries, Central 
District Office, 5285 Highway 70 West, Morehead City, NC 28557; phone: 
(252) 499-9200.
    6. August 11, 2016--Hilton Garden Inn, 5353 N. Virginia Dare Trail, 
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949; phone: (252) 261-1290.
    7. August 11, 2016--Murrells Inlet Community Center, 4462 Murrells 
Inlet Road, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576; phone: (904) 396-5100.
Snapper Grouper Amendment 41 (Mutton Snapper)
    1. August 15, 2016--Hilton Garden Inn--Ft. Lauderdale Airport, 180 
SW 18th Avenue, Dania Beach, FL 33004; phone: (954) 924-9204.
    2. August 16, 2016--Hawks Cay Resort, 61 Hawks Cay Blvd., Duck Key, 
FL 33050; phone: (305) 743-7000.
    3. August 17, 2016--Marriott Beachside Hotel, 3841 N. Roosevelt 
Blvd., Key West, FL 33040; phone: (305) 296-8100.

Submitting Written Comments

    The Council requests that written comments be submitted using the 
online public comment form. Comments submitted using the online comment 
form are immediately posted to the Council's Web site at www.safmc.net 
and available for all Council members and the public to view. Written

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comments may also be submitted by mail or fax.
    The comment period will open on July 18, 2016 once amendment 
materials are posted to the Web site. All written comments are due by 5 
p.m. on August 19, 2016.
    Comments may be submitted by mail to: Gregg Waugh, Executive 
Director, SAFMC, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, 
SC 29405. Fax comments to (843) 769-4520. Comments using the online 
public comment form: Use the comment form links on the Public Hearing 
and Scoping Meeting page on the Council's Web site to submit comments 
on each amendment. All comments submitted will be automatically posted 
to the Web site and accessible for the public to view. The direct link 
to the Public Hearing and Scoping meeting page is: http://safmc.net/meetings/public-hearing-and-scoping-meeting-schedule.
    Copies of the public hearing documents, scoping document, and other 
relevant informational material will be posted on the Council's Web 
site at www.safmc.net as they become available.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the 
council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting.

    Note:  The times and sequence specified in this agenda are 
subject to change.


    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: July 12, 2016.
Jeffrey N. Lonergan,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-16801 Filed 7-14-16; 8:45 am]
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