New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 40567 [2017-18062]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 164 / Friday, August 25, 2017 / Notices • Albert B. Spencer: Chief Engineer, National Weather Service • Deborah H. Lee: Director, Office of Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research • Mary S. Wohlgemuth: Director, National Center for Environmental Information, National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service • Irene Parker: Assistant Chief Information Officer, National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service • Christopher Oliver: Assistant Administrator for Marine Fisheries, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration • Julie Roberts: Director of Communications, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Dated: August 22, 2017. Ben Friedman, Deputy Under Secretary for Operations, Performing the Duties of Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator. [FR Doc. 2017–18075 Filed 8–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–12–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF627 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Herring 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 Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 10 a.m. SUMMARY: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton, 1 Audubon Road, Wakefield, MA 01880; telephone: (781) 245–9300. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Aug 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. 40567 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda The Advisory Panel will review analyses prepared for Amendment 8 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). Measures include alternative Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) control rules and measures to address potential localized depletion and user conflicts in the herring fishery. The panel may identify preferred alternatives for the Committee to consider the following day. They will also discuss recommendations for the Committee to consider for 2018 work priorities for the Herring Fishery Management Plan (FMP). The Council is scheduled to have an initial discussion of potential 2018 priorities at the September Council meeting. The panel will discuss if there are any regulations in the Herring 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. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. 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. 2017–18062 Filed 8–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 RIN 0648–XF639 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice; public meeting. The Science and Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) will hold a meeting. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda details. DATES: The meeting will take place at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore, 550 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202; telephone: (410) 234–0550. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; Web site: www.mafmc.org. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. The purpose of this meeting is to review the currently implemented 2018–19 fishing year ABC for spiny dogfish based on the most recent fishery and survey data. The SSC will also review the OFL Working Group progress and recommendations regarding decision rules for specifying the CV of the OFL distribution. In addition, the SSC will review recent work conducted to evaluate the Council’s current and alternative ABC control rules. A detailed agenda and background documents will be made available on the Council’s Web site (www.mafmc.org) prior to the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF627


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 Herring 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 Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 10 
a.m.

ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Four Points 
by Sheraton, 1 Audubon Road, Wakefield, MA 01880; telephone: (781) 245-
9300.
    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 Advisory Panel will review analyses prepared for Amendment 8 
Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). Measures include 
alternative Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) control rules and 
measures to address potential localized depletion and user conflicts in 
the herring fishery. The panel may identify preferred alternatives for 
the Committee to consider the following day. They will also discuss 
recommendations for the Committee to consider for 2018 work priorities 
for the Herring Fishery Management Plan (FMP). The Council is scheduled 
to have an initial discussion of potential 2018 priorities at the 
September Council meeting. The panel will discuss if there are any 
regulations in the Herring 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.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during this meeting. Actions 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 Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council's 
intent to take final action to address the emergency.

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. 2017-18062 Filed 8-24-17; 8:45 am]
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