New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 40566 [2017-18049]

Download as PDF 40566 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 164 / Friday, August 25, 2017 / Notices The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 12 to Friday, September 15, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Alaska Fishery Science Center Traynor Room 2076 and NMML Room 2079, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Building 4, Seattle, WA 98115. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Stram or Jim Armstrong, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Advisory Panel to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. This meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 12 to Friday September 15, 2017 The Plan Teams will review the preliminary stock assessments for Groundfish and receive reports including but not limited to: 2017 Survey Estimates, CIE Reviews for GOA Pollock and BSAI Flatfish, and the Economic Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation (SAFE). The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.npfmc.org. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Shannon Gleason at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 22, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–18059 Filed 8–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The meeting will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel, 2081 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 739–3000. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. ADDRESSES: Membership of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Performance Review Board SUMMARY: Agenda The committee will discuss Plan Development Team analysis and draft Framework Adjustment 5 (FW 5) alternatives including updated status determinations for the Northeast Skate Complex, recommendations for the Skate Allowable Biological Catch (ABC), associated possession limits, and allowing the landing of barndoor skate as well as select preferred alternatives for FW 5. They will also discuss PDT analyses of limited access in the Northeast Skate FMP and recommendations for the Committee to consider for 2018 priorities for the Northeast Skate Complex FMP. The Council is scheduled to have an initial discussion of potential 2018 priorities at the September Council meeting. The committee discuss if there are any regulations in the Northeast Skate Complex FMP that could be eliminated, improved, or streamlined. Several recent Executive Orders have been issued about streamlining current regulations, and NOAA is seeking public input on the efficiency and effectiveness of current regulations and whether they can be improved. Other business will be discussed as necessary. This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Skate Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of Membership of the NOAA Performance Review Board. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting 17:40 Aug 24, 2017 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DATES: RIN 0648–XF637 VerDate Sep<11>2014 [FR Doc. 2017–18049 Filed 8–24–17; 8:45 am] Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. Agenda SUMMARY: Dated: August 22, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AGENCY: NOAA announces the appointment of members who will serve on the NOAA Performance Review Board (PRB). The NOAA PRB is responsible for reviewing performance appraisals and ratings of Senior Executive Service (SES), Senior Level (SL), and Scientific and Professional (ST) members and making written recommendations to the appointing authority on retention and compensation matters, including performance-based pay adjustments, awarding of bonuses, and reviewing recommendations for potential Presidential Rank Award nominees. The appointment of members to the NOAA PRB will be for a period of two (2) years. DATES: The effective date of service of the eight appointees to the NOAA Performance Review Board is September 30, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Triem, Director, Executive Resources Division, Workforce Management Office, NOAA, 1305 EastWest Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, (301) 713–6374. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The names and positions of the members for the 2017 NOAA PRB are set forth below: • RDML Anita L. Lopez, Chair: Deputy Director for Operations, OMAO and Deputy Director, NOAA Corps, Office of Marine and Aviation Operations • Christopher Cartwright, Co-Chair: Director, Budget Office, Office of the Chief Financial Officer • Gordon T. Alston: Director, Financial Reporting And Internal Controls, U.S. Department of Commerce • Sivaraj Shyam-Sunder, Senior Science Advisor to the Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1

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[FR Doc No: 2017-18049]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF637


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Skate Advisory Panel to consider 
actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone 
(EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full 
Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

DATES: This meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 9:30 
a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel, 2081 
Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 739-3000.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Agenda

    The committee will discuss Plan Development Team analysis and draft 
Framework Adjustment 5 (FW 5) alternatives including updated status 
determinations for the Northeast Skate Complex, recommendations for the 
Skate Allowable Biological Catch (ABC), associated possession limits, 
and allowing the landing of barndoor skate as well as select preferred 
alternatives for FW 5. They will also discuss PDT analyses of limited 
access in the Northeast Skate FMP and recommendations for the Committee 
to consider for 2018 priorities for the Northeast Skate Complex FMP. 
The Council is scheduled to have an initial discussion of potential 
2018 priorities at the September Council meeting. The committee discuss 
if there are any regulations in the Northeast Skate Complex FMP that 
could be eliminated, improved, or streamlined. Several recent Executive 
Orders have been issued about streamlining current regulations, and 
NOAA is seeking public input on the efficiency and effectiveness of 
current regulations and whether they can be improved. Other business 
will be discussed as necessary.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy 
of the recording is available upon request. Requests for sign language 
interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. 
Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465-0492, at least 5 days prior to 
the meeting date.

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

    Dated: August 22, 2017.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-18049 Filed 8-24-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P