Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 83204 [2016-27973]

Download as PDF 83204 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 224 / Monday, November 21, 2016 / Notices abundance, demographic structure, and health of foraging sea turtles in these waters. The permit expires on June 15, 2021. Dated: November 16, 2016. Julia Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–27975 Filed 11–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF052 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting and scoping sessions. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold public meetings and scoping sessions to discuss fishery management regulations for the Monument Expanded Area in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. SUMMARY: The Council will hold meetings in Hawaii from Tuesday, December 6 through Saturday, December 17, 2016. For specific dates, times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held in Hilo, Kona, Kahului, Maui, Lihue, Kauai, Honolulu, Oahu, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific locations of the meetings. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will hold meetings in Hilo, HI, on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.; in Kona, HI, on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.; in Kahului, Maui, HI, on Thursday, December 8, 2016, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.; in Lihue, Kauai, HI on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.; in Honolulu, Oahu, HI, on Thursday, December 15, 2016, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.; and in Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI, on Saturday, December 17, 2016, between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. All times listed are local island times. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Nov 18, 2016 Jkt 241001 The Hilo meeting will be held at the Hilo Intermediate School Cafeteria, 587 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, HI 96720. The Kona meeting will be held at the West Hawaii Civic Center, Building G, 74– 5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy, KailuaKona, HI 96740. The Maui meeting will be held at the Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport, 532 Keolani Pl, Kahului, HI 96732. The Kauai meeting will be held at the Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School, 4431 Nuhou St, Lihue, HI 96766. The Oahu meeting will be held at the Ala Moana Hotel, 410 Atkinson Dr, Honolulu, HI 96814. The Molokai meeting will be held at Kaunakakai Elementary School Cafeteria, 30 Ailoa St, Kaunakakai, HI 96761. Public scoping and comment periods will be provided in the agenda. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. Schedule and Agenda for All Meetings 1. Visit Informational Booths 2. Informational Briefing on Presidential Proclamation, Council Role in Rulemaking Process, Data Discovery 3. Public Comment/Scoping Session 4. Adjourn Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522– 8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 16, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–27973 Filed 11–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA774, 0648–XA806, and 0648– XE766 Marine Mammals and Endangered Species; File Nos. 13927, 16553, and 20532 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permits. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice is hereby given that permits or permit amendments have been issued to the following entities: Permit No. 13927–03: James H.W. Hain, Ph.D., Associated Scientists at Woods Hole, Box 721, Woods Hole, MA 02543; Permit No. 16553–01: Brent Stewart, Ph.D., J.D., Hubbs SeaWorld Research Institute, 2595 Ingraham Street, San Diego, CA 92109; and Permit No. 20532: Stephen John Trumble, Ph.D., Baylor University, 101 Bagby Ave., Waco, TX 76706. ADDRESSES: The permits and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hubard (File Nos. 13927–03, 16553–01) and Shasta McClenahan or Jennifer Skidmore (File No. 20532) at (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Requests for a permit or permit amendment had been submitted by the above-named applicants. The requested permits have been issued under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226), as applicable. Permit No. 13927–03: The original permit (No. 13927), issued on October 19, 2011 (76 FR 67151, October 31, 2016) authorized Dr. Hain to conduct aerial and vessel surveys to study North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis). Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae), bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) may be incidentally harassed. Research may occur annually, December through April off the U.S. southeast coast. Two subsequent amendments (13927–01 issued January 13, 2013 and 13927–02 issued December 1, 2015) increased the number of North Atlantic right whale takes and added unmanned aircraft systems, respectively. The minor amendment (No. 13927–03) extends the duration of the permit through October 31, 2017, but does not change any other terms or conditions of the permit. Permit No. 16553–01: The original permit (No. 16553), issued on October SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF052


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting and scoping sessions.

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SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold public meetings and scoping sessions to discuss fishery management 
regulations for the Monument Expanded Area in the Northwestern Hawaiian 
Islands.

DATES: The Council will hold meetings in Hawaii from Tuesday, December 
6 through Saturday, December 17, 2016. For specific dates, times and 
agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held in Hilo, Kona, Kahului, Maui, 
Lihue, Kauai, Honolulu, Oahu, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific locations of the meetings.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, 
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (808) 522-8220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will hold meetings in Hilo, HI, 
on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.; in Kona, HI, 
on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.; in Kahului, 
Maui, HI, on Thursday, December 8, 2016, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.; in 
Lihue, Kauai, HI on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, between 6 p.m. and 9 
p.m.; in Honolulu, Oahu, HI, on Thursday, December 15, 2016, between 6 
p.m. and 9 p.m.; and in Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI, on Saturday, December 
17, 2016, between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. All times listed are local island 
times.
    The Hilo meeting will be held at the Hilo Intermediate School 
Cafeteria, 587 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, HI 96720. The Kona meeting will be 
held at the West Hawaii Civic Center, Building G, 74-5044 Ane 
Keohokalole Hwy, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740. The Maui meeting will be held 
at the Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport, 532 Keolani Pl, Kahului, HI 
96732. The Kauai meeting will be held at the Chiefess Kamakahelei 
Middle School, 4431 Nuhou St, Lihue, HI 96766. The Oahu meeting will be 
held at the Ala Moana Hotel, 410 Atkinson Dr, Honolulu, HI 96814. The 
Molokai meeting will be held at Kaunakakai Elementary School Cafeteria, 
30 Ailoa St, Kaunakakai, HI 96761.
    Public scoping and comment periods will be provided in the agenda. 
The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings 
will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business.

Schedule and Agenda for All Meetings

1. Visit Informational Booths
2. Informational Briefing on Presidential Proclamation, Council Role in 
Rule-making Process, Data Discovery
3. Public Comment/Scoping Session
4. Adjourn

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522-8220 
(voice) or (808) 522-8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting 
date.

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

    Dated: November 16, 2016.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-27973 Filed 11-18-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P