New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 41001-41002 [2017-18298]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 29, 2017 / Notices constituency representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and NGO’s; International experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. The items of discussion during the assessment webinar III are as follows: 1. Using datasets and initial assessment analysis recommended from the Data Workshop, panelists will employ assessment models to evaluate stock status, estimate population benchmarks and management criteria, and project future conditions. 2. Participants will recommend the most appropriate methods and configurations for determining stock status and estimating population parameters. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action 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 the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 business days prior to each workshop. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 24, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–18301 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES RIN 0648–XF528 Endangered Species; File No. 21301 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Aug 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Kara Dodge, Ph.D., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS #33, Redfield 256, Woods Hole, MA 02543, has applied in due form for a permit to take leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) for purposes of scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before September 28, 2017. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the ‘‘Features’’ box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 21301 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Markin or Amy Hapeman, (301) 427– 8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226). Kara Dodge, Ph.D., proposes continuation and expansion of longterm studies on leatherback sea turtles in the Atlantic Ocean, primarily off New England. The purpose of the work is to determine seasonal distribution, movements, behavior, foraging, genetics, health, physiology, and habitat of leatherback sea turtles. Up to 95 sea turtles annually would be approached from a research vessel, unmanned aircraft system, or captured by hoop net. Upon approach or capture, researchers would examine up to 30 sea turtles PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41001 annually, collect morphometric data and biological samples, and attach, via suction-cup or direct attachment, up to three transmitters to each turtle before release. Up to 65 sea turtles annually would be approached and photographed or videoed only. Up to one unintentional mortality of a sea turtle could happen in any year over the life of the permit. The permit would be valid for up to ten years from the date of issuance. Dated: August 24, 2017. Julia Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–18255 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF616 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop 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 19, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Courtyard by Fairfield Inn & Suites, 185 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford, MA 02740; phone: (774) 634–2000. 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 Scallop Advisory Panel will review preliminary 2017 scallop survey results and discuss initial recommendations from the Scallop Plan Development Team (PDT) for FY 2018 and FY 2019 (default) fishery E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1 41002 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 29, 2017 / Notices specifications (Framework 29). They also plan to review and provide input on Framework 29 management measures; which include: (1) Northern Gulf of Maine Management Measures; (2) Development and modification of flatfish accountability measures; (3) Modifying access area boundaries to be consistent with potential changes to habitat and groundfish mortality closures through OHA2. The panel will review and discuss results from the LAGC IFQ program review. They will also develop a list of potential 2018 scallop work priorities. Additionally, the panel will discuss whether there are any regulations in the Scallop 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 may be discussed as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Action 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 MagnusonStevens 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. 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. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Dated: August 24, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–18298 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Aug 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION Dated: August 24, 2017. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary. [CPSC Docket No. 17–C0005] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Home Depot U.S.A., Inc., Provisional Acceptance of a Settlement Agreement and Order CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION Consumer Product Safety Commission. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: It is the policy of the Commission to publish settlements which it provisionally accepts under the Consumer Product Safety Act in the Federal Register in accordance with the terms of the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s regulations. Published below is a provisionally-accepted Settlement Agreement with Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. containing a civil penalty in the amount of five million, seven hundred thousand dollars ($5,700,000), within thirty (30) days of service of the Commission’s final Order accepting the Settlement Agreement. Any interested person may ask the Commission not to accept this agreement or otherwise comment on its contents by filing a written request with the Office of the Secretary by September 13, 2017. DATES: Persons wishing to comment on this Settlement Agreement should send written comments to the Comment 17–C0005, Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Room 820, Bethesda, Maryland 20814– 4408. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Noah AnStraus, Trial Attorney, Division of Compliance, Office of the General Counsel, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland 20814–4408; telephone (301) 504–6963. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The text of the Agreement and Order appears below.1 1 The Commission voted (4–1) to provisionally accept the Settlement Agreement and Order regarding Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. Commissioner Adler, Commissioner Robinson, Commissioner Kaye and Commissioner Mohorovic voted to provisionally accept the Settlement Agreement and Order. Acting Chairman Buerkle voted to take other action as follows: Provisionally accept the Settlement Agreement and Order with an amendment so as to reduce the penalty amount to $1.0 million. PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 In the Matter of: Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. CPSC Docket No.: 17–C0005 SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT 1. In accordance with the Consumer Product Safety Act, 15 U.S.C. 2051– 2089 (‘‘CPSA’’) and 16 CFR 1118.20, Home Depot U.S.A., Inc., and its subsidiaries (collectively, ‘‘Home Depot’’ or ‘‘the Firm’’), and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (‘‘Commission’’), through its staff, hereby enter into this Settlement Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’). The Agreement and the incorporated attached Order resolve staff’s charges set forth below. THE PARTIES 2. The Commission is an independent federal regulatory agency, established pursuant to, and responsible for, the enforcement of the CPSA. By executing the Agreement, staff is acting on behalf of the Commission, pursuant to 16 CFR § 1118.20(b). The Commission issues the Order under the provisions of the CPSA. 3. Home Depot is a corporation, organized and existing under the laws of the state of Delaware, with its principal place of business in Atlanta, GA. STAFF CHARGES 4. Between August 2012 and November 2016, Home Depot knowingly sold, offered for sale, and distributed in commerce recalled consumer products in violation of Section 19(a)(2)(B) of the CPSA, 15 U.S.C. 2068(a)(2)(B). Over the course of 4 years, Home Depot sold, offered for sale, and distributed in commerce products from 33 separate voluntary corrective actions (‘‘Recalls’’) announced by the Commission, totaling approximately 2,816 units of recalled products (the ‘‘Recalled Products’’). 5. The Recalls and the Recalled Products are: • HeathCo Motion-Activated Outdoor Lights, recalled on October 30, 2013; • Soleil Portable Heaters, recalled on July 25, 2013; • Kidde Smoke/Co Alarms, recalled on September 11, 2014; • CE Tech Riser Cable, recalled on April 9, 2013; • Lithonia Quantum® ELM and ELM2 Two-Light Emergency Light Fixtures, recalled on May 28, 2014; E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 29, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41001-41002]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-18298]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF616


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 Scallop 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 19, 2017 at 9:30 
a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Courtyard by Fairfield Inn & 
Suites, 185 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford, MA 02740; phone: (774) 634-
2000.
    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 Scallop Advisory Panel will review preliminary 2017 scallop 
survey results and discuss initial recommendations from the Scallop 
Plan Development Team (PDT) for FY 2018 and FY 2019 (default) fishery

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specifications (Framework 29). They also plan to review and provide 
input on Framework 29 management measures; which include: (1) Northern 
Gulf of Maine Management Measures; (2) Development and modification of 
flatfish accountability measures; (3) Modifying access area boundaries 
to be consistent with potential changes to habitat and groundfish 
mortality closures through OHA2. The panel will review and discuss 
results from the LAGC IFQ program review. They will also develop a list 
of potential 2018 scallop work priorities. Additionally, the panel will 
discuss whether there are any regulations in the Scallop 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 
may be discussed as necessary.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during these meetings. Action 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 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. 
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. Consistent with 16 
U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request.

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

    Dated: August 24, 2017.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-18298 Filed 8-28-17; 8:45 am]
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