South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 35186-35187 [2017-15926]

Download as PDF 35186 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 144 / Friday, July 28, 2017 / Notices sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2411 at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: July 25, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–15934 Filed 7–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF570 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of meetings of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Citizen Science Advisory Panel Action Teams. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold five meetings of its Citizen Science Advisory Panel Action Teams via webinar. DATES: The meetings will be held Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10 a.m. (Communication/Outreach/Education), Monday, August 14 at 1 p.m. (Projects/ Topics Management), Monday, August 14 at 6 p.m. (Volunteers), Tuesday, August 15 at 1 p.m. (Data Management), and Monday, August 28 at 1 p.m. (Finance). Each meeting is scheduled to last approximately 75 minutes. Additional Action Team webinar and plenary webinar dates and times will publish in a subsequent issue in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meetings will be held via webinar and are open to members of the public. Webinar registration is required and registration links will be posted to the Citizen Science program page of the Council’s Web site at www.safmc.net. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amber Von Harten, Citizen Science Program Manager, SAFMC; phone: (843) 302–8433 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: amber.vonharten@safmc.net. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:50 Jul 27, 2017 Jkt 241001 The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) created a Citizen Science Advisory Panel Pool in June 2017. The Council appointed members of the Citizen Science Advisory Panel Pool to five Action Teams in the areas of Volunteers, Data Management, Projects/ Topics Management, Finance, and Communication/Outreach/Education to develop program policies and operations for the Council’s Citizen Science Program. Each Action Team will meet to begin work on developing recommendations on program policies and operations to be reviewed by the Council’s Citizen Science Committee. Items to be addressed during these meetings: 1. Appointment of Action Team Chair(s) 2. Review and Prioritization of Terms of Reference 3. Work Plan for Action Team Tasks 4. Schedule of Action Team Webinar Meetings 5. Other Business SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: July 25, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–15929 Filed 7–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF567 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public scoping meeting. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a public scoping meeting via webinar pertaining to Amendment 31 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagics Fishery Management Plan for the Atlantic and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Gulf of Mexico (FMP). The draft amendment includes options to remove Atlantic cobia from the FMP or establish complementary management of Atlantic cobia. DATES: The public scoping meeting will be held via webinar on August 15, 2017 at 6 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. 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 Council is soliciting public input on options for the management of Atlantic cobia. Atlantic cobia are currently managed by the Council in federal waters from the Florida/Georgia state line north through New York. Options include continuing efforts to develop a complementary management plan with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) or the complete transfer of Atlantic cobia management to the ASMFC. The recreational fishery for Atlantic cobia closed in federal waters earlier this year after NOAA Fisheries determined the annual catch limit would be met. The majority of Atlantic cobia are caught off the coasts of northeastern North Carolina and Virginia are generally harvested from state waters. The Council is considering options for management in order to allow additional flexibility for the fishery. The public scoping webinar will consist of a presentation by Council staff, a question and answer session, and formal public comment. Written comments will also be accepted via the online comment form. Registration for the webinar is required. Registration information, briefing materials and the public comment form will be available at: http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/ public-hearing-and-scoping-meetingschedule/ on or before August 1, 2017. Written comments may also be submitted to the Council office (see ADDRESSES). Comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, August 18, 2017. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. E:\FR\FM\28JYN1.SGM 28JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 144 / Friday, July 28, 2017 / Notices Dated: July 25, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–15926 Filed 7–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF569 Caribbean 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 Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 160th meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on August 15–16, 2017. The Council will convene on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will reconvene on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Courtyard Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort, 7012 Boca de Cangrejos Avenue, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00979. 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 Council will hold its 160th regular Council Meeting to discuss the items contained in the following agenda: SUMMARY: August 15, 2017, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Æ Æ Æ Æ Æ Æ asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Æ Æ Æ Call to Order Election of Officers Adoption of Agenda Consideration of 159th Council Meeting Verbatim Transcriptions Executive Director’s Report Scientific and Statistical Committee Meeting Report—Richard Appeldoorn District Advisory Panel Meeting Recommendations—Graciela Garcia-Moliner Dolphin Fish Survey Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands Presentation—Mr. Wessley Merten Island-based Fishery Management Plans and Draft Environmental Impact Statements —Review of Draft Actions and Alternatives for the Draft Environmental Impact Statements VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:50 Jul 27, 2017 Jkt 241001 for each Island-Based Fishery Management Plan —Action 1: Species to Manage (Final Draft Alternatives Complete) —Action 2: Species Groupings (Review Final Draft Alternatives) —Action 3: Reference Points (Review Draft Alternatives) —Action 4: Essential Fish Habitat for Stocks Not Previously Managed in Federal Waters —Action 5: Framework Measures —Next Steps/Roadmap—Bill Arnold Æ Review of Accountability MeasureBased Closures for the 2017 Fishing Year Æ Update on Regulatory Amendment 6 to the Reef Fish Fishery Management Plan: Triggering Accountability Measures in the Puerto Rico Exclusive Economic Zone Æ Other Business PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD— (5-minute presentations) August 15, 2017, 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Æ Administrative Matters —CY 2017 —Closed Session August 16, 2017, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Æ Update on the Commercial Port Sampling Landings Validation Project—Todd Gedamke Æ Outreach and Education Report— Alida Ortiz Æ Octopus Fishery Survey Puerto Rico—Grisel Rodriguez Æ Developing a Fishery Ecosystem Plan—Presentation on Lenfest/PEW Approach to Fishery Ecosystem Plan Development Æ Enforcement Issues: —Puerto Rico-DNER —U.S. Virgin Islands-DPNR —U.S. Coast Guard —1991 DNER/NMFS Memorandum of Understanding —NMFS/NOAA Æ Electronic Reporting Project Update— The Nature Conservancy Æ Meetings Attended by Council Members and Staff Æ Other Business PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD— (5-minute presentations) Æ Next Meeting The established times for addressing items on the agenda may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the agenda items. To further accommodate discussion and completion of all items on the agenda, the meeting may be extended from, or completed prior to the date established in this notice. The meeting is open to the public, and will be conducted in English. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35187 Simultaneous interpretation will be available. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be subjects for formal action during this meeting. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice, and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided that the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The 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. Dated: July 25, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–15927 Filed 7–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Proposed Additions and Deletions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Proposed addition to and deletions from the Procurement List. AGENCY: The Committee is proposing to add a service to the Procurement List that will be furnished by a nonprofit agency employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes a product and services previously furnished by such agencies. DATES: Comments must be received on or before: August 27, 2017. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, 1401 S. Clark Street, Suite 715, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4149. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy B. Jensen, Telephone: (703) 603– SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28JYN1.SGM 28JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF567


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public scoping meeting.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a public scoping meeting via webinar pertaining to Amendment 31 to 
the Coastal Migratory Pelagics Fishery Management Plan for the Atlantic 
and Gulf of Mexico (FMP). The draft amendment includes options to 
remove Atlantic cobia from the FMP or establish complementary 
management of Atlantic cobia.

DATES: The public scoping meeting will be held via webinar on August 
15, 2017 at 6 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

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 Council is soliciting public input on 
options for the management of Atlantic cobia. Atlantic cobia are 
currently managed by the Council in federal waters from the Florida/
Georgia state line north through New York. Options include continuing 
efforts to develop a complementary management plan with the Atlantic 
States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) or the complete transfer of 
Atlantic cobia management to the ASMFC. The recreational fishery for 
Atlantic cobia closed in federal waters earlier this year after NOAA 
Fisheries determined the annual catch limit would be met. The majority 
of Atlantic cobia are caught off the coasts of northeastern North 
Carolina and Virginia are generally harvested from state waters. The 
Council is considering options for management in order to allow 
additional flexibility for the fishery.
    The public scoping webinar will consist of a presentation by 
Council staff, a question and answer session, and formal public 
comment. Written comments will also be accepted via the online comment 
form. Registration for the webinar is required. Registration 
information, briefing materials and the public comment form will be 
available at: http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/public-hearing-and-scoping-meeting-schedule/ on or before August 1, 2017. Written comments 
may also be submitted to the Council office (see ADDRESSES). Comments 
will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, August 18, 2017.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the 
council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting.
    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject 
to change.

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


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    Dated: July 25, 2017.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-15926 Filed 7-27-17; 8:45 am]
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