North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 40563-40564 [2017-18061]

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David Holst, Acting Chief Financial Officer/CAO, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–18067 Filed 8–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KA–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF626 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Observer Advisory Committee (OAC) subgroup on low sampling rates in partial coverage. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, September 12, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Alaska time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via Teleconference only: (907) 271– 2896. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda The agenda will be to finalize subgroup recommendations for the Observer Advisory Committee. Details will be posted on the Web site as they become available at: https:// www.npfmc.org/observer-program. Meeting will be listening-only for those that are not on the OAC subgroup. E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1 40564 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 164 / Friday, August 25, 2017 / Notices Special Accommodations The meeting is via teleconference. Request for auxiliary aids should be directed to Maria Shawback 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. 2017–18061 Filed 8–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF632 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of the: Advisory Panel Selection Committee (Closed); Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee; Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee; Snapper Grouper Committee; Personnel Committee (Closed); Mackerel Cobia Committee; and Executive Finance Committee. There will also be meetings of the full Council. The Council will also hold two formal public comment sessions and take action as necessary. DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 9 a.m. on Monday, September 11, 2017 until 1 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Town & Country Inn, 2008 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407; phone: (843) 571–1000; fax: (843) 766–9444. 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. Meeting information is available from the Council’s Web site at: http:// safmc.net/meetings/council-meetings/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Aug 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 Public comment: Written comments may be directed to Gregg Waugh, Executive Director, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (see Council address) or electronically via the Council’s Web site at http:// safmc.net/safmc-meetings/councilmeetings/. The public comment form is open for use when the briefing book is posted to the Web site on the Friday, two weeks prior to the Council meeting (8/25/17). Comments received by close of business the Monday before the meeting (9/4/17) will be compiled, posted to the Web site as part of the meeting materials, and included in the administrative record; please use the Council’s online form available from the Web site. For written comments received after the Monday before the meeting (after 9/4/17), individuals submitting a comment must use the Council’s online form available from the Web site. Comments will automatically be posted to the Web site and available for Council consideration. Comments received prior to noon on Thursday, September 14, 2017 will be a part of the meeting administrative record. The items of discussion in the individual meeting agendas are as follows: Full Council Session, Monday, September 11, 2017, 9 a.m. Until 5 p.m. 1. The Council will hold a special session to address management measures proposed for red snapper following introductions and approval of the June 2017 Council meeting minutes. The Council will receive presentations on new red snapper data for consideration and discuss options for possibly requesting Emergency Action by NOAA Fisheries for a 2017 red snapper season. In addition, the Council will review public hearing comments and management alternatives in Amendment 43 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan to modify the annual catch limit (ACL) for red snapper. Public comment will be accepted on options for considering an Emergency Action request and on Amendment 43. 2. The Council is scheduled to take final action to approve Amendment 43 for Secretarial Review. The Council may also approve a request for Emergency Action relative to red snapper. AP Selection Committee, Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. Until 10 a.m. (Closed Session) 1. The Committee will review the structure of the Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Advisory Panel and provide recommendations. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2. The Committee will review applications and provide recommendations for appointments to advisory panels. Habitat Protection and EcosystemBased Management Committee, Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10 a.m. Until 12 p.m. 1. The Committee will review, modify, and approve the Council’s Essential Fish Habitat Policy Statement on Artificial Reefs and provide guidance on the draft Fishery Ecosystem Plan II Implementation Plan. 2. The Committee will receive an update on the Fishery Ecosystem Plan II Online System and a section update, an overview of the Habitat and Ecosystem Tools and Model development, discuss and provide guidance to staff. SEDAR Committee, Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 1:30 p.m. Until 2:30 p.m. 1. The Committee will receive a report from the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) on the proposed Research Track Process for conducting stock assessments and provide guidance to staff. 2. The Committee will receive an update on the status of a joint Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) Workshop between the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Councils and provide guidance to staff. 3. The Committee will also discuss guidance to the SEDAR Steering Committee as appropriate and provide direction to staff. Snapper Grouper Committee, Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 2:30 p.m. Until 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday, September 13, 2017 From 8:30 a.m. Until 4 p.m. 1. The Committee will receive updates from NOAA Fisheries on commercial catches versus quotas for species under ACLs and the status of amendments under formal Secretarial review. 2. The Committee will receive an overview of Vision Blueprint Regulatory Amendment 26 addressing recreational management actions and alternatives and Vision Blueprint Regulatory Amendment 27 addressing commercial management actions and alternatives, as identified in the 2016–2020 Vision Blueprint for the Snapper Grouper Fishery. The Committee will modify the documents as necessary and provide guidance to staff. 3. The Committee will receive an update from Council staff on the Commercial Fishery Socio-economic E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF626


North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) 
Observer Advisory Committee (OAC) subgroup on low sampling rates in 
partial coverage.

DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, September 12, 2017, from 8:30 
a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Alaska time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via Teleconference only: (907) 271-
2896.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone: 
(907) 271-2809.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Agenda

    The agenda will be to finalize subgroup recommendations for the 
Observer Advisory Committee. Details will be posted on the Web site as 
they become available at: https://www.npfmc.org/observer-program. 
Meeting will be listening-only for those that are not on the OAC 
subgroup.

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Special Accommodations

    The meeting is via teleconference. Request for auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Maria Shawback 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. 2017-18061 Filed 8-24-17; 8:45 am]
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