Caribbean Fishery Management Council (CFMC); Public Meeting, 73059 [2016-25653]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 205 / Monday, October 24, 2016 / Notices request, the SEFSC has developed a sampling procedure which will require additional commercial trip interview with fishers in the Caribbean. This data collection is authorized under 50 CFR part 622.5. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; individuals or households. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: October 18, 2016. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/other auxiliary aids, ´ please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rolon, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery ˜ Management Council, 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918, telephone (787) 766–5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. [FR Doc. 2016–25551 Filed 10–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE947 Caribbean Fishery Management Council (CFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Outreach and Education Advisory Panel (OEAP) will meet in Puerto Rico. DATES: The meeting will be held on November 17, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at ˜ CFMC Office, 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401 San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, ˜ 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918, telephone: (787) 766–5926. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OEAP will meet to discuss the items contained in the following agenda: Æ Call to Order Æ Adoption of Agenda Æ OEAP Chairperson’s Report • Status of: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:42 Oct 21, 2016 Æ Responsible Seafood Consumption Campaign Æ CFMC Report 157th Regular Meeting Æ 2017 Calendar Æ Fuete y Verguilla Issue Celebrating 40 Year of the Magnusson Stevens Act and the CFMC Æ Caribbean Fishery App Æ USVI Activities Æ Social Media for Council Communications with Stakeholders Æ PEPCO Æ MREP Caribbean Æ Island-Based Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs) Æ Other Business The meeting is open to the public, and will be conducted in English. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues. Jkt 241001 Dated: October 19, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–25653 Filed 10–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE971 Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of scoping meetings on Federal permits to harvest queen snapper and cardinal snapper (Snapper Unit 2) from Puerto Rico EEZ waters. AGENCY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council is considering establishing federal permits to harvest queen snapper and cardinal snapper (Snapper Unit 2) from Puerto Rico EEZ waters and is conducting scoping SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73059 meetings to obtain public comments regarding this matter. Dates and Addresses November 14, 2016, 7 p.m.–10 p.m.— ´ Corporacion de Pescadores Unidos, ´ Playa Hucares, Sector El Morillo, Carr. #3 Km. 65.9, Naguabo, Puerto Rico; November 15, 2016, 7 p.m.–10 p.m.— ¨ Mayaguez Holiday Inn, 2701 Hostos ¨ Avenue, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, ˜ 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918–1903, telephone: (787) 766–5926. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The goal of these scoping meetings is to allow the public to comment on the options listed below and to provide alternative options not yet considered by the Council and NMFS, on federal permits to harvest queen snapper and cardinal snapper (Snapper Unit 2) from Puerto Rico EEZ waters. Actions and Alternatives Action 1: Establish a commercial permit to harvest queen snapper and cardinal snapper (Snapper Unit 2 [SU2]) from the Puerto Rico exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Option 1 (No Action): Do not require a commercial permit for harvest of queen snapper and cardinal snapper from the Puerto Rico EEZ. Option 2: Require a commercial permit for harvest of queen snapper and cardinal snapper from the Puerto Rico EEZ. If Option 2 is selected, the Council must also select Option 3, 4, or 5. Sub-option A: Establish an open access commercial permit for harvest of queen snapper and cardinal snapper from the Puerto Rico EEZ, with no limit on the number of permits that may be issued. Sub-option B: Establish a limited entry commercial permit for harvest of queen snapper and cardinal snapper from the Puerto Rico EEZ in which, following some period of eligibility, no new permits would be issued. If this sub-option is chosen, guidelines for transferring permits would need to be established. Option 3: Recognize the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (PRDNER) commercial queen snapper and cardinal snapper harvest permit as the required commercial permit for harvest of queen snapper and cardinal snapper in the Puerto Rico EEZ. Option 4: Require a federal permit as the required commercial permit for harvest of queen snapper and cardinal snapper from the Puerto Rico EEZ. E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 205 (Monday, October 24, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 73059]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-25653]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE947


Caribbean Fishery Management Council (CFMC); Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council's (Council) Outreach 
and Education Advisory Panel (OEAP) will meet in Puerto Rico.

DATES: The meeting will be held on November 17, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 4 
p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at CFMC Office, 270 Mu[ntilde]oz 
Rivera Avenue, Suite 401 San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 
270 Mu[ntilde]oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918, 
telephone: (787) 766-5926.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OEAP will meet to discuss the items 
contained in the following agenda:

[cir] Call to Order
[cir] Adoption of Agenda
[cir] OEAP Chairperson's Report
     Status of:
    [cir] Responsible Seafood Consumption Campaign
    [cir] CFMC Report 157th Regular Meeting
    [cir] 2017 Calendar
    [cir] Fuete y Verguilla Issue Celebrating 40 Year of the Magnusson 
Stevens Act and the CFMC
    [cir] Caribbean Fishery App
    [cir] USVI Activities
    [cir] Social Media for Council Communications with Stakeholders
    [cir] PEPCO
    [cir] MREP Caribbean
    [cir] Island-Based Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs)
[cir] Other Business

    The meeting is open to the public, and will be conducted in 
English. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and 
participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/
other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rol[oacute]n, 
Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 270 
Mu[ntilde]oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918, 
telephone (787) 766-5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: October 19, 2016.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-25653 Filed 10-21-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P