New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 53464-53465 [2016-19251]

Download as PDF 53464 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 156 / Friday, August 12, 2016 / Notices 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: The Monkfish Committee will meet to receive a report on the 2016 operational assessment. The Committee will discuss the Scientific and Statistical Committee recommendations for Allowable Biological Catch (ABC) for FYs 2017–19, the potential range of alternatives for the specifications package, and priorities for 2017. There will be a closed session to review advisory panel applications. The Committee 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: August 9, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–19252 Filed 8–11–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE730 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Pacific Island Fisheries; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: NMFS announces a Western Pacific Stock Assessment Review of the SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Aug 11, 2016 Jkt 238001 report ‘‘Stock Assessment of the Coral Reef Fishes of Hawaii, 2016.’’ The report contains single-species stock assessments for 28 species of reefassociated fish stocks around the main Hawaiian islands. A panel of three independent experts will review the stock assessment and report their findings. DATES: See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates and times. The meeting will be held in Suite 1701, Finance Factors Building, 1164 Bishop St., Honolulu, HI 96813. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matt Dunlap, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office, (808) 725–5177 or matthew.dunlap@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting schedule and agenda are as follows (8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. every day): ADDRESSES: Monday, August 29, 2016 • • • • • • Introductions Background information Objectives and Terms of Reference Fishery Operation Management Presentation of stock assessments (Nadon) • Presentation and review of stock assessments (Nadon and Panel) Wednesday, August 31, 2016 • Continue review of stock assessments (Nadon and Panel) Thursday, September 1, 2016 • Continue review of stock assessments • Public comment period • Panel discussion (closed) Friday, September 2, 2016 • Panel discussions (morning, closed) • Present results of review and recommendations (afternoon, open) • Adjourn The agenda order may change. The meeting will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. Although non-emergency issues that are not contained in this agenda may come up at the meeting for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during the 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency. Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Make direct requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids to Matt Dunlap, (808) 725–5177 or matthew.dunlap@ noaa.gov, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 9, 2016. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–19253 Filed 8–11–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE798 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 Groundfish 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 Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 10 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01950; phone: (978) 777–2500; fax: (978) 750–7911. 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: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 PO 00000 Special Accommodations Agenda The Advisory Panel will review the draft alternatives for Framework Adjustment 56 (specifications and management measures) and make recommendations to the Groundfish Committee. They will discuss and summarize recent market and fishery information regarding groundfish stocks—focusing on those with assessments this year (i.e., Eastern E:\FR\FM\12AUN1.SGM 12AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 156 / Friday, August 12, 2016 / Notices Georges Bank cod, Eastern Georges Bank haddock, Georges Bank yellowtail flounder, and witch flounder). The Panel will also discuss the Plan Development Team’s draft white paper on monitoring strategies and make recommendations to the Groundfish Committee. They will discuss and summarize perspectives on the 2010–11 dockside monitoring program. They will also discuss make recommendations to the Groundfish Committee on priorities for 2017. Other business will be discussed as necessary. 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 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 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: August 9, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–19251 Filed 8–11–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Paperwork Submissions Under the Coastal Zone Management Act Federal Consistency Requirements. 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[FR Doc No: 2016-19251]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE798


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 Groundfish 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 Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 10 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 50 
Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01950; phone: (978) 777-2500; fax: (978) 
750-7911.
    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 Advisory Panel will review the draft alternatives for Framework 
Adjustment 56 (specifications and management measures) and make 
recommendations to the Groundfish Committee. They will discuss and 
summarize recent market and fishery information regarding groundfish 
stocks--focusing on those with assessments this year (i.e., Eastern

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Georges Bank cod, Eastern Georges Bank haddock, Georges Bank yellowtail 
flounder, and witch flounder). The Panel will also discuss the Plan 
Development Team's draft white paper on monitoring strategies and make 
recommendations to the Groundfish Committee. They will discuss and 
summarize perspectives on the 2010-11 dockside monitoring program. They 
will also discuss make recommendations to the Groundfish Committee on 
priorities for 2017. Other business will be discussed as necessary.
    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 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

    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: August 9, 2016.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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