Fisheries of the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting, 60675 [2016-21187]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 171 / Friday, September 2, 2016 / Notices 7700 Sand Point Way NE., Seattle, WA 98115. Please call (907) 271–2896. 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: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone: (907)–271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet to discuss the SEDAR process and assessment schedule. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Meeting address: The Steering Committee meeting will be held at the Town and Country Inn, 2008 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407; telephone: (843) 571–1000. SEDAR address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; www.sedarweb.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Carmichael, Deputy Executive Director, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; phone: (843) 571– 4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: john.carmichael@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion are as follows: SEDAR Steering Committee Agenda, Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 1 p.m.–5 p.m. and Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. 1. Review Assessment Projects Status Reports 2. Consider the Research Track Assessment Process and Changes in the SEDAR Standard Operating Procedures and Policies (SOPPs). 3. Review State-Sponsored Assessment Process: Goliath Grouper Benchmark Case Study 4. Address the SEDAR Assessment Schedule: Identify assessment capability, determine 2018 priorities and identify projects for 2019–20. 5. Review Data Best Practices Terms of References (TORs) and Charge statement. 6. Progress Report on the Stock Identification and Meristics workshop: Timing, TORs, and stocks list. 7. Update on the NOAA Fisheries Stock Assessment Prioritization Plan: Cooperator progress and SEDAR role. 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 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency. The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet from 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Special Accommodations This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the SAFMC Agenda Monday, September 19 and Tuesday, September 20, 2016 The agenda will include a review of the Draft 2017 Observer Annual Deployment Plan, the lead level 2 discussion paper, the EM (Electronic Monitoring) analysis and 2017 EM Plan, other analytic project priorities, and scheduling and other issues. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http:// www.npfmc.org/observer-program/ 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: August 30, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–21189 Filed 9–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE817 Fisheries of the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Sep 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60675 office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business 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: August 30, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–21187 Filed 9–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE853 Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments. AGENCY: NMFS has completed a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to consider the potential impacts of authorizing an exempted fishing permit (EFP) for longline vessels to fish within the U.S. West Coast exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: Written comments on the draft EA must be submitted by October 3, 2016. ADDRESSES: Written comments on the draft EA should be submitted to the Sustainable Fisheries Division, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802. Comments may also be submitted by email to RegionalAdministrator.WCRHMS@ noaa.gov. The EA is available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following office: The Sustainable Fisheries Division, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802; or on NMFS’ West Coast Region Web site: http:// www.westcoast.fisheries.noaa.gov/ fisheries/migratory_species/highly_ migratory_species_rules_req.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amber Rhodes (ph: 562–980–3231; email: Amber.Rhodes@noaa.gov) or Chris Fanning (ph: 562–980–4198; email: Chris.Fanning@noaa.gov), Long Beach, CA. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Draft EA was completed to consider potential impacts of issuing an EFP authorizing the applicants to fish with longline gear SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE817


Fisheries of the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean; 
Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet to discuss the SEDAR 
process and assessment schedule. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet from 1 p.m. on Tuesday, 
September 20, until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The Steering Committee meeting will be held at the 
Town and Country Inn, 2008 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407; 
telephone: (843) 571-1000.
    SEDAR address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 
Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; 
www.sedarweb.org.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Carmichael, Deputy Executive 
Director, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 
29405; phone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC-10; fax: (843) 
769-4520; email: john.carmichael@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion are as follows:
    SEDAR Steering Committee Agenda, Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 1 
p.m.-5 p.m. and Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

1. Review Assessment Projects Status Reports
2. Consider the Research Track Assessment Process and Changes in the 
SEDAR Standard Operating Procedures and Policies (SOPPs).
3. Review State-Sponsored Assessment Process: Goliath Grouper Benchmark 
Case Study
4. Address the SEDAR Assessment Schedule: Identify assessment 
capability, determine 2018 priorities and identify projects for 2019-
20.
5. Review Data Best Practices Terms of References (TORs) and Charge 
statement.
6. Progress Report on the Stock Identification and Meristics workshop: 
Timing, TORs, and stocks list.
7. Update on the NOAA Fisheries Stock Assessment Prioritization Plan: 
Cooperator progress and SEDAR role.

    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 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 Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to 
take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests 
for auxiliary aids should be directed to the SAFMC office (see 
ADDRESSES) at least 10 business 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: August 30, 2016.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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