South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearing, 70100 [2016-24453]

Download as PDF 70100 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 11, 2016 / Notices During the webinar, Council staff will present an overview of the amendment and will be available for informal discussions and to answer questions via webinar. Members of the public will have an opportunity to go on record to record their comments for consideration by the Council. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE944 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearing National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public hearing. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a public hearing via webinar pertaining to Amendment 30 to the Coastal Migratory Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Region. The amendment addresses alternatives for changing the recreational fishing year for Atlantic cobia (Georgia through New York). DATES: The public hearing will be held via webinar on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. SUMMARY: Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. 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 public hearing will be conducted via webinar accessible via the internet from the Council’s Web site at www.safmc.net. The hearing will begin at 6 p.m. Registration for the webinar is required. Registration information will be posted on the Council’s Web site at www.safmc.net as it becomes available. Any graphics, including maps, drawings or images to be shown during public comment should be emailed to Mike Collins at mike.collins@safmc.net prior to the public hearing. ADDRESSES: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Amendment 30 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagic FMP This amendment includes one action to modify the recreational fishing year for Atlantic cobia. In combination with the proposed changes to slow the rate of recreational harvest in Framework Amendment 4, the action in Amendment 30 is expected to reduce the likelihood of exceeding the annual catch limit and triggering accountability measures before the most popular time to recreationally fish for Atlantic cobia (May through September), and also to provide fair access to the Atlantic cobia resource for all participants. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:12 Oct 07, 2016 Jkt 241001 Special Accommodations The hearing is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the hearing. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 5, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–24453 Filed 10–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE948 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 Recreational 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, October 26, 2016 at 10 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, Four Home Depot Drive, Plymouth, MA 02360; phone: (508) 830–0200. 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 Recreational Advisory Panel will discuss Framework Adjustment 56— Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 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. New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting PO 00000 Specifications and Management Measures. They will also discuss recreational measures and draft impact analysis and make recommendations to the Groundfish Committee. They will discuss preliminary FY2016 data, if available. 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. Sfmt 4703 Dated: October 4, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–24455 Filed 10–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE766 Marine Mammals; File No. 19669 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a permit has been issued to Chicago Zoological Society [Michael J. Adkesson, D.V.M., Responsible Party], 3300 South Golf Rd., Brookfield, Illinois 60513 to receive, import, and export specimens from South American fur seal (Arctocephalus australis) and South American sea lion (Otaria flavescens) for scientific research. ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE944


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearing

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

ACTION: Notice of a public hearing.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a public hearing via webinar pertaining to Amendment 30 to the 
Coastal Migratory Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Gulf of Mexico 
and Atlantic Region. The amendment addresses alternatives for changing 
the recreational fishing year for Atlantic cobia (Georgia through New 
York).

DATES: The public hearing will be held via webinar on Tuesday, October 
25, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 
4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405.

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 public hearing will be conducted via 
webinar accessible via the internet from the Council's Web site at 
www.safmc.net. The hearing will begin at 6 p.m. Registration for the 
webinar is required. Registration information will be posted on the 
Council's Web site at www.safmc.net as it becomes available. Any 
graphics, including maps, drawings or images to be shown during public 
comment should be emailed to Mike Collins at mike.collins@safmc.net 
prior to the public hearing.

Amendment 30 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagic FMP

    This amendment includes one action to modify the recreational 
fishing year for Atlantic cobia. In combination with the proposed 
changes to slow the rate of recreational harvest in Framework Amendment 
4, the action in Amendment 30 is expected to reduce the likelihood of 
exceeding the annual catch limit and triggering accountability measures 
before the most popular time to recreationally fish for Atlantic cobia 
(May through September), and also to provide fair access to the 
Atlantic cobia resource for all participants.
    During the webinar, Council staff will present an overview of the 
amendment and will be available for informal discussions and to answer 
questions via webinar. Members of the public will have an opportunity 
to go on record to record their comments for consideration by the 
Council.

Special Accommodations

    The hearing is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office 
(see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the hearing.

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


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

    Dated: October 5, 2016.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-24453 Filed 10-7-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P