General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission and Scientific Advisory Subcommittee to the General Advisory Committee; Meeting Announcement, 17970 [2017-07600]

Download as PDF 17970 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 71 / Friday, April 14, 2017 / Notices Research Reserve System. Copies of these final evaluation findings may be downloaded at http://coast.noaa.gov/ czm/evaluations/evaluation_findings/ index.html or by submitting a written request to the person identified under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog 11.419 Coastal Zone Management Program Administration. Dated: April 7, 2017. Donna Rivelli, Deputy Associate Assistant Administrator for Management and CFO/CAO, Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–07561 Filed 4–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF327 General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission and Scientific Advisory Subcommittee to the General Advisory Committee; Meeting Announcement National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: NMFS announces a public meeting of the General Advisory Committee (GAC) to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) on June 1, 2017, and a public meeting of the Scientific Advisory Subcommittee (SAS) to the GAC on May 31, 2017. The meeting topics are described under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. DATES: The meeting of the SAS will be held on May 31, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT (or until business is concluded). The meeting of the GAC will be held on June 1, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT (or until business is concluded). ADDRESSES: The GAC and SAS meetings will be held in the Pacific Conference Room (Room 300) at NMFS, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, California 92037– 1508. Please notify Taylor Debevec (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) by May 23, 2017, if you plan to attend either or both meetings in person or remotely. The meetings will be sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Apr 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 accessible by webinar—instructions will be emailed to meeting participants. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor Debevec, West Coast Region, NMFS, at Taylor.Debevec@noaa.gov, or at (562) 980–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Tuna Conventions Act (16 U.S.C. 951 et seq.), as amended, the U.S. Department of Commerce, in consultation with the Department of State (the State Department), appoints a GAC to the U.S. Section to the IATTC and a SAS that advises the GAC. The U.S. Section consists of the four U.S. Commissioners to the IATTC and representatives of the State Department, NOAA, Department of Commerce, other U.S. Government agencies, and stakeholders. The purpose of the GAC shall be to advise the U.S. Section with respect to U.S. participation in the work of the IATTC, with particular reference to development of U.S. policies, positions, and negotiating tactics. The purpose of the SAS is to advise the GAC on matters of science. NMFS West Coast Region staff provide administrative support for the GAC and SAS. The meetings of the GAC and SAS shall be open to the public, unless in executive session. The time and manner of public comment will be at the discretion of the chairs for the GAC and SAS. The 92nd meeting of the IATTC, the 35th Meeting of the Parties to the Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program (AIDCP), and working group meetings for both the IATTC and AIDCP will be held from July 17 to July 28, 2017 (location to be determined). For more information on these meetings, please visit the IATTC’s Web site: https://www.iattc.org/ MeetingsENG.htm. GAC and SAS Meeting Topics The SAS meeting topics will include, but are not limited to, the following: (1) Outcomes of the 2017 meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) to the IATTC (e.g., stock status updates for tuna, tuna-like species, and other species caught in association with those fisheries in the eastern Pacific Ocean); (2) Evaluation of the IATTC staff’s recommended conservation measures for 2017; (3) Issues related to the impact of fishing on non-target species, such as shark, seabirds, sea turtles; (4) Evaluation of U.S. proposals for the 92nd meeting of the IATTC and proposals from other IATTC members; and (5) Other issues as they arise. The GAC meeting topics will include, but are not limited to, the following: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (1) Outcomes of the 2017 meeting of the SAC to the IATTC (e.g., stock status updates for tuna, tuna-like species, and other species caught in association with those fisheries in the eastern Pacific Ocean); (2) Recommendations and evaluations by the SAS; (3) Issues related to the impact of fishing on non-target species, such as shark, seabirds, sea turtles; (4) Formulation of advice on issues that may arise at the 92nd meeting of the IATTC, including the IATTC staff’s recommended conservation measures, U.S. proposals, and proposals from other IATTC members; and (5) Other issues as they arise. Special Accommodations The meeting location is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Taylor Debevec (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) by May 16, 2017. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 951 et seq. Dated: April 11, 2017. Karen H. Abrams, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–07600 Filed 4–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF356 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Pelagics Plan Team (PPT) in Honolulu, HI to discuss fishery issues and develop recommendations for future management. DATES: The meeting of the PPT will be held May 2–4 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Council Office Conference Room, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF327


General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-
American Tropical Tuna Commission and Scientific Advisory Subcommittee 
to the General Advisory Committee; Meeting Announcement

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: NMFS announces a public meeting of the General Advisory 
Committee (GAC) to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna 
Commission (IATTC) on June 1, 2017, and a public meeting of the 
Scientific Advisory Subcommittee (SAS) to the GAC on May 31, 2017. The 
meeting topics are described under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section of this notice.

DATES: The meeting of the SAS will be held on May 31, 2017, from 10:30 
a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT (or until business is concluded). The meeting of the 
GAC will be held on June 1, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT (or 
until business is concluded).

ADDRESSES: The GAC and SAS meetings will be held in the Pacific 
Conference Room (Room 300) at NMFS, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 
8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, California 92037-1508. Please 
notify Taylor Debevec (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) by May 23, 
2017, if you plan to attend either or both meetings in person or 
remotely. The meetings will be accessible by webinar--instructions will 
be emailed to meeting participants.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor Debevec, West Coast Region, 
NMFS, at Taylor.Debevec@noaa.gov, or at (562) 980-4066.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Tuna Conventions Act 
(16 U.S.C. 951 et seq.), as amended, the U.S. Department of Commerce, 
in consultation with the Department of State (the State Department), 
appoints a GAC to the U.S. Section to the IATTC and a SAS that advises 
the GAC. The U.S. Section consists of the four U.S. Commissioners to 
the IATTC and representatives of the State Department, NOAA, Department 
of Commerce, other U.S. Government agencies, and stakeholders. The 
purpose of the GAC shall be to advise the U.S. Section with respect to 
U.S. participation in the work of the IATTC, with particular reference 
to development of U.S. policies, positions, and negotiating tactics. 
The purpose of the SAS is to advise the GAC on matters of science. NMFS 
West Coast Region staff provide administrative support for the GAC and 
SAS. The meetings of the GAC and SAS shall be open to the public, 
unless in executive session. The time and manner of public comment will 
be at the discretion of the chairs for the GAC and SAS.
    The 92nd meeting of the IATTC, the 35th Meeting of the Parties to 
the Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program 
(AIDCP), and working group meetings for both the IATTC and AIDCP will 
be held from July 17 to July 28, 2017 (location to be determined). For 
more information on these meetings, please visit the IATTC's Web site: 
https://www.iattc.org/MeetingsENG.htm.

GAC and SAS Meeting Topics

    The SAS meeting topics will include, but are not limited to, the 
following:
    (1) Outcomes of the 2017 meeting of the Scientific Advisory 
Committee (SAC) to the IATTC (e.g., stock status updates for tuna, 
tuna-like species, and other species caught in association with those 
fisheries in the eastern Pacific Ocean);
    (2) Evaluation of the IATTC staff's recommended conservation 
measures for 2017;
    (3) Issues related to the impact of fishing on non-target species, 
such as shark, seabirds, sea turtles;
    (4) Evaluation of U.S. proposals for the 92nd meeting of the IATTC 
and proposals from other IATTC members; and
    (5) Other issues as they arise.
    The GAC meeting topics will include, but are not limited to, the 
following:
    (1) Outcomes of the 2017 meeting of the SAC to the IATTC (e.g., 
stock status updates for tuna, tuna-like species, and other species 
caught in association with those fisheries in the eastern Pacific 
Ocean);
    (2) Recommendations and evaluations by the SAS;
    (3) Issues related to the impact of fishing on non-target species, 
such as shark, seabirds, sea turtles;
    (4) Formulation of advice on issues that may arise at the 92nd 
meeting of the IATTC, including the IATTC staff's recommended 
conservation measures, U.S. proposals, and proposals from other IATTC 
members; and
    (5) Other issues as they arise.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting location is physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Taylor Debevec (see FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT) by May 16, 2017.

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 951 et seq.

    Dated: April 11, 2017.
Karen H. Abrams,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-07600 Filed 4-13-17; 8:45 am]
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