New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 15698-15699 [2017-06280]

Download as PDF 15698 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 60 / Thursday, March 30, 2017 / Notices rate (i.e., $2.63 per kilogram); (2) for subject merchandise exported by Sunbeauty but not manufactured by Sunbeauty, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the PRC-wide rate (i.e., $2.63 per kilogram); and (3) for subject merchandise manufactured by Sunbeauty, but exported by any other party, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the exporter. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notifications to Importers This notice also serves as a final reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Secretary’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305, which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. The Department is issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(2)(B) and 777(i) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214 and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5). Dated: March 24, 2017. Gary Taverman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Appendix—List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Discussion of the Issues Issue: Bona Fide Nature of Sunbeauty’s Sales V. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2017–06286 Filed 3–29–17; 8:45 a.m.] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Mar 29, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF323 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council, NEFMC) will hold a three-day meeting to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, April 18, 19, and 20, 2017, beginning at 9 a.m. on April 18, 8:30 a.m. on April 19, and 8:30 a.m. on April 20. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Mystic, 20 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT 06355; telephone: (860) 572– 0731; online at http://www3.hilton.com/ en/hotels/connecticut/hilton-mysticMYSMHHF/index.html. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone: (978) 465–0492; www.nefmc.org. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492, ext. 113. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda Tuesday, April 18, 2017 After introductions and brief announcements, the meeting will begin with reports from the Council Chairman and Executive Director, NMFS’s Regional Administrator for the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO), liaisons from the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, representatives from NOAA General Counsel and the Office of Law Enforcement, and staff from the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) and the U.S. Coast Guard. Following these reports, the Council will hear from its Scallop Committee, which will provide a progress report on 2017 work priorities. The Council also potentially may initiate a framework adjustment to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan to address PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Northern Gulf of Maine Management Area issues. After a lunch break, the Council will hear from its Skate Committee, which will provide a summary of comments received during recent scoping hearings for Amendment 5 to the Northeast Skate Complex Fishery Management Plan. The Council also will review and may consider revising the existing control dates for the skate bait and skate nonbait (wing) fisheries. The Council will close out the day with a report from its Habitat Committee, which first will present an overview of input received during two mid-March coral workshops. These workshops were held in New Bedford, MA and Portsmouth, NH with active fishermen to help refine the alternatives in the Council’s Draft Omnibus Deep-Sea Coral Amendment. The Council then will identify preferred alternatives in the amendment to send to public hearing. Finally, the Council will receive a progress report on the Clam Dredge Exemption Area Framework Adjustment, which is under development. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 The second day of the meeting will begin with an Ecosystem Status Report by NEFSC staff to update the Council on the state of the Northeast Continental Shelf ecosystem. This report will be followed by an update from the Council’s Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management Committee on developing a worked example of harvest control rules for ecosystem management. Next, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center will provide a presentation on the Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology and outline steps for improvement. GARFO staff will summarize the peer review that was conducted regarding in-season discard estimation methods, known as the Discard Methodology Review. Members of the public then will be able to speak during an open comment period on issues that relate to Council business but are not included on the published agenda for this meeting. The Council asks the public to limit remarks to 3–5 minutes. After a lunch break, the Whiting Committee will be up first. The Council will review and is expected to approve the range of limited access, permitting, and possession limit alternatives for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Amendment 22 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. Amendment 22, referred to as ‘‘the whiting amendment,’’ is focused on small-mesh multispecies. After that, the Council will spend the remainder of the afternoon on research-related issues. E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 60 / Thursday, March 30, 2017 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES First, the Council will receive a report from its Research Steering Committee regarding the committee’s review of collaborative research projects funded by the Council. Next, the Council is expected to approve 2017–22 research priorities. Finally, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center will provide a review of its Cooperative Research Program. Thursday, April 20, 2017 The third day of the meeting will begin with a report from the Council Programmatic Review Steering Committee. The Council then is expected to approve a plan for conducting the review. Next, the Council will hear from its Atlantic Herring Committee, starting off with a presentation on the results of the midMarch Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE) Peer Review. MSE is being used to develop an acceptable biological catch (ABC) control rule for Amendment 8 to the Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan. The Council potentially may approve the range of alternatives for Amendment 8, including ABC control rule options and measures to address localized depletion and user conflicts. Following this discussion, the Council will review and approve comments on Addendum I to Amendment 3 of ASMFC’s interstate Atlantic herring plan. Finally, the Council will receive an update from GARFO on its evaluation of incorporating portside data into herring catch cap quota monitoring. Following a lunch break, the Council may resume its herring discussion if necessary. Then, the Council will address the Industry-Funded Monitoring (IFM) Omnibus Amendment. The Council will review the preferred alternatives it selected during its January meeting for both the amendment itself and for IFM monitoring for the Atlantic herring fishery. The Council may make clarifications to and/or changes to the preferred alternatives for the Atlantic Herring Industry Funded Monitoring Program. The Council is expected to take final action and vote to submit its preferred alternatives to NMFS. The Council will close out the meeting with ‘‘other business.’’ Although non-emergency issues not contained on this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Council 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- VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Mar 29, 2017 Jkt 241001 Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. The public also should be aware that the meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. 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 (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: March 27, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–06280 Filed 3–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 6, 2017. PLACE: Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC, 9th Floor Commission Conference Room. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Surveillance, enforcement, and examinations matters. In the event that the time, date, or location of this meeting changes, an announcement of the change, along with the new time, date, and/or place of the meeting will be posted on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.cftc.gov. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Christopher Kirkpatrick, 202–418–5964. TIME AND DATE: Natise Allen, Executive Assistant. [FR Doc. 2017–06362 Filed 3–28–17; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force Board of Visitors (BOV) of the U.S. Air Force Academy; Notice of Meeting U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors. ACTION: Amended meeting notice (corrected dates). AGENCY: On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, the Department of the Air Force published a notice announcing a Board SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15699 of Visitors of the Air Force Academy meeting. The announcement erroneously stated that the meeting dates were the 6th and 7th of April, 2017. The 7th of April will be the only day that the meeting will take place. All other information in the March 22, 2107 notice remains the same. DATES: The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 13:45 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017. ADDRESSES: Polaris Hall, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80840. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Major James Kuchta, Accessions and Training Division, AF/A1PT, 1040 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330, (703) 695–4066, James.L.Kuchta.mil@ mail.mil. Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Designated Federal Officer and the Department of Defense, the Board of Visitors of the United States Air Force Academy was unable to provide public notification amending its previously announced meeting notice on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 (82 FR 14699), as required by 41 CFR 102– 3.150(a). Accordingly, the Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150(b), waives the 15calendar day notification requirement. In accordance with 10 U.S.C. Section 9355, the U.S. Air Force Academy BoV will hold a meeting at Polaris Hall, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO on Friday, 7 April, 2017. The meeting will begin at 0900 and conclude at 1345. The purpose of this meeting is to review morale and discipline, social climate, strategic communication, infrastructure, and other matters relating to the Academy. Specific topics for this meeting include a Superintendent’s Update; Capital Projects and Construction Update; Status of Discipline; Graduate Assessment Update. Public Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102– 3.165, and subject to the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Registration of members of the public who wish to attend the meeting will begin upon publication of this meeting notice and end three business days (March 3) prior to the start of the meeting. All members of the public must contact Maj Kuchta at the phone number or email listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Seating is limited and is on a first-to-arrive basis. Attendees will be asked to SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF323


New England Fishery Management Council; 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 New England Fishery Management Council (Council, NEFMC) 
will hold a three-day meeting to consider actions affecting New England 
fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 
April 18, 19, and 20, 2017, beginning at 9 a.m. on April 18, 8:30 a.m. 
on April 19, and 8:30 a.m. on April 20.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Mystic, 20 Coogan 
Blvd., Mystic, CT 06355; telephone: (860) 572-0731; online at http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/connecticut/hilton-mystic-MYSMHHF/index.html.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone: (978) 465-0492; 
www.nefmc.org.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492, ext. 
113.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Agenda

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    After introductions and brief announcements, the meeting will begin 
with reports from the Council Chairman and Executive Director, NMFS's 
Regional Administrator for the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries 
Office (GARFO), liaisons from the Northeast Fisheries Science Center 
(NEFSC) and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, representatives 
from NOAA General Counsel and the Office of Law Enforcement, and staff 
from the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) and the 
U.S. Coast Guard. Following these reports, the Council will hear from 
its Scallop Committee, which will provide a progress report on 2017 
work priorities. The Council also potentially may initiate a framework 
adjustment to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan to 
address Northern Gulf of Maine Management Area issues.
    After a lunch break, the Council will hear from its Skate 
Committee, which will provide a summary of comments received during 
recent scoping hearings for Amendment 5 to the Northeast Skate Complex 
Fishery Management Plan. The Council also will review and may consider 
revising the existing control dates for the skate bait and skate non-
bait (wing) fisheries. The Council will close out the day with a report 
from its Habitat Committee, which first will present an overview of 
input received during two mid-March coral workshops. These workshops 
were held in New Bedford, MA and Portsmouth, NH with active fishermen 
to help refine the alternatives in the Council's Draft Omnibus Deep-Sea 
Coral Amendment. The Council then will identify preferred alternatives 
in the amendment to send to public hearing. Finally, the Council will 
receive a progress report on the Clam Dredge Exemption Area Framework 
Adjustment, which is under development.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    The second day of the meeting will begin with an Ecosystem Status 
Report by NEFSC staff to update the Council on the state of the 
Northeast Continental Shelf ecosystem. This report will be followed by 
an update from the Council's Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management 
Committee on developing a worked example of harvest control rules for 
ecosystem management. Next, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center will 
provide a presentation on the Standardized Bycatch Reporting 
Methodology and outline steps for improvement. GARFO staff will 
summarize the peer review that was conducted regarding in-season 
discard estimation methods, known as the Discard Methodology Review. 
Members of the public then will be able to speak during an open comment 
period on issues that relate to Council business but are not included 
on the published agenda for this meeting. The Council asks the public 
to limit remarks to 3-5 minutes.
    After a lunch break, the Whiting Committee will be up first. The 
Council will review and is expected to approve the range of limited 
access, permitting, and possession limit alternatives for the Draft 
Environmental Impact Statement for Amendment 22 to the Northeast 
Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. Amendment 22, referred to as 
``the whiting amendment,'' is focused on small-mesh multispecies. After 
that, the Council will spend the remainder of the afternoon on 
research-related issues.

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First, the Council will receive a report from its Research Steering 
Committee regarding the committee's review of collaborative research 
projects funded by the Council. Next, the Council is expected to 
approve 2017-22 research priorities. Finally, the Northeast Fisheries 
Science Center will provide a review of its Cooperative Research 
Program.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

    The third day of the meeting will begin with a report from the 
Council Programmatic Review Steering Committee. The Council then is 
expected to approve a plan for conducting the review. Next, the Council 
will hear from its Atlantic Herring Committee, starting off with a 
presentation on the results of the mid-March Management Strategy 
Evaluation (MSE) Peer Review. MSE is being used to develop an 
acceptable biological catch (ABC) control rule for Amendment 8 to the 
Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan. The Council potentially may 
approve the range of alternatives for Amendment 8, including ABC 
control rule options and measures to address localized depletion and 
user conflicts. Following this discussion, the Council will review and 
approve comments on Addendum I to Amendment 3 of ASMFC's interstate 
Atlantic herring plan. Finally, the Council will receive an update from 
GARFO on its evaluation of incorporating portside data into herring 
catch cap quota monitoring.
    Following a lunch break, the Council may resume its herring 
discussion if necessary. Then, the Council will address the Industry-
Funded Monitoring (IFM) Omnibus Amendment. The Council will review the 
preferred alternatives it selected during its January meeting for both 
the amendment itself and for IFM monitoring for the Atlantic herring 
fishery. The Council may make clarifications to and/or changes to the 
preferred alternatives for the Atlantic Herring Industry Funded 
Monitoring Program. The Council is expected to take final action and 
vote to submit its preferred alternatives to NMFS. The Council will 
close out the meeting with ``other business.''
    Although non-emergency issues not contained on this agenda may come 
before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during this meeting. Council 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. The public also should be aware that the meeting 
will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the 
recording is available upon request.

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 (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days 
prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: March 27, 2017.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-06280 Filed 3-29-17; 8:45 am]
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