Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 42801-42802 [2017-19318]

Download as PDF pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 12, 2017 / Notices Grant College Program (NSGCP) in the areas of program evaluation, strategic planning, education and extension, science and technology programs, and other matters as described in the agenda found on the NSGCP Web site at http:// seagrant.noaa.gov/WhoWeAre/ Leadership/ NationalSeaGrantAdvisoryBoard/ UpcomingAdvisoryBoardMeetings.aspx. DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 16 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. ET and Tuesday, October 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, 605 West Oglethorpe Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31401. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For any questions concerning the meeting, please contact Mary Ann Garlic, National Sea Grant College Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 11861, Silver Spring, Maryland, 20910, 301–734–1081,or via email at Maryann.Garlic@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-minute public comment period on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. ET. (Check agenda using link in the Summary section to confirm time prior to attending.) The NSGAB expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of three (3) minutes. Written comments should be received by Mary Ann Garlic by Friday, October 13, 2017 to provide sufficient time for NSGAB review. Written comments received after the deadline will be distributed to the NSGAB, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The NSGAB, which consists of a balanced representation from academia, industry, state government, and other relevant fields, was established in 1976 by Section 209 of the Sea Grant Improvement Act (Public Law 94–461, 33 U.S.C. 1128). The NSGAB advises the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the NSGCP with respect to operations under the Act, and such other matters as the Secretary refers to them for review and advice. Special Accomodations: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Sep 11, 2017 Jkt 241001 auxiliary aids should be directed to Mary Ann Garlic by Friday, October 6, 2017. See FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Dated: September 5, 2017. David Holst, Acting Chief Financial Officer/CAO, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–19336 Filed 9–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KA–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF684 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting (webinar). AGENCY: The Groundfish Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a meeting via webinar to review analyses informing 2019 and 2020 groundfish harvest specifications and other matters that will be considered at the November 14–20, 2017 Pacific Council meetings in Costa Mesa, California. The webinar meeting is open to the public. DATES: The SSC Groundfish Subcommittee webinar will be held Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., and 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) or until business for the day has been completed. ADDRESSES: The SSC’s Groundfish Subcommittee meeting will be held by webinar. To attend the webinar, (1) join the meeting by visiting this link http:// www.gotomeeting.com/webinar; (2) enter the webinar ID: 975–440–411, and (3) enter your name and email address (required). After logging into the webinar, please (1) dial this TOLL number: 1–631–992–3221 (not a toll-free number); (2) enter the attendee phone audio access code: 214–350–817; and (3) then enter your audio phone pin (shown after joining the webinar). Note: We have disabled mic/speakers as an option and require all participants to use a telephone or cell phone to participate. Technical Information and System Requirements: PC-based attendees are required to use Windows® 7, Vista, or SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42801 XP; Mac®-based attendees are required to use Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer; Mobile attendees are required to use iPhone®, iPad®, AndroidTM phone or Android tablet (See the https:// www.gotomeeting.com/webinar/ipadiphone-android-webinar-apps). You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at Kris.Kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov or contact him at 503–820– 2280, extension 411 for technical assistance. A public listening station will also be available at the Pacific Council office. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John DeVore, Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820–2413. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee meeting is to review a new yelloweye rockfish rebuilding analysis, and review new data-limited estimates of overfishing limits (OFLs) for cowcod in the Monterey area, starry flounder, gopher rockfish off California, greenspotted rockfish north of 42°N. lat., blue and deacon rockfishes south of 34°27′ N. lat., blue and deacon rockfishes off Washington, and cabezon off Washington. Some of these datalimited OFLs may be reviewed and resolved by the SSC at the September 11–18, 2017 meeting in Boise, ID. If not, then the full suite of OFLs listed above will be reviewed by the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee at this September 28 webinar meeting. Additionally, the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee will review a paper addressing conditions placed on the west coast bottom trawl groundfish fishery for shortraker rockfish, silvergray rockfish, and California skate by the Marine Stewardship Council. No management actions will be decided by the SSC’s Groundfish Subcommittee. The SSC Groundfish Subcommittee members’ role will be development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the SSC and Pacific Council at the November meeting in Costa Mesa, CA. Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas may be discussed, 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1 42802 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 12, 2017 / Notices the intent of the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee 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 Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (503) 820–2411 at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: September 7, 2017. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–19318 Filed 9–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF685 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and its advisory committees. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet October 2 through October 10, 2017. DATES: The meetings will be held Monday, October 2 through Tuesday, October 10, 2017. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times of the meetings. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 W. 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501. 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: David Witherell, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. in the Aleutian Room on Wednesday, October 4, continuing through Tuesday, October 10, 2017. The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. in the King Salmon/Iliamna Room on Monday, October 2 and continue through Wednesday, October 4, 2017. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. in the Dillingham/ pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Sep 11, 2017 Jkt 241001 Katmai Room on Tuesday, October 3, and continue through Saturday, October 7, 2017. The IFQ Committee will meet October 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Room to be Determined); the Enforcement Committee will meet October 3, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Room TBD); the Legislative Committee will meet October 3, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Room TBD); and the Halibut Charter Management Committee will meet Tuesday, October 10, noon to 4 p.m. (Room TBD). Agenda Monday, October 2, 2017 Through Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the Council’s plenary session will include the following issues as well as an executive session. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. (1) Executive Director’s Report (including a discussion of timing of allocation reviews; report on St. Paul Outreach meetings) (2) NMFS Management Report (including Draft EM policy directive, ACLIM update, Deep Sea Corals report (T), clarification on rulemaking for recent TLAS and squid actions (T); Adak pollock report (T)) (3) NOAA GC report (including conflict of interest review) (4) ADF&G Report (including Chinook salmon 3-river index projection) (5) USCG Report (6) USFWS Report (7) Protected Species Report (including a Northern Fur Seal Synthesis) (8) Charter Halibut Annual Permit Registration—Initial Review (9) Mixing of Guided and Unguided Halibut—Initial Review (10) BSAI Crab Specifications for 6 stocks—Final Specifications (11) Groundfish Harvest Specifications—Proposed Specifications (12) Observer tendering issue; low sampling rates—OAC report (13) 2018 Observer Program Annual Deployment Plan—Review; OAC and EMWG Reports (14) GOA Rockfish Program Review— Review (15) Salmon FMP Amendment— Expanded discussion paper (16) Halibut Abundance-based PSC Limits—Discussion paper (17) Halibut Decksorting EFP and Halibut Genetics Sampling EFP— Review (18) IFQ Committee Report including data review of small unfished quota and quota migration PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 (19) Halibut Retention in Sablefish Pots—Discussion paper (20) Staff Tasking The Advisory Panel will address most of the same agenda issues as the Council except items 1–7. The SSC agenda will include the following issues: (1) BSAI Crab Specifications for 6 stocks—Final Specifications (2) Groundfish Harvest Specifications— Proposed Specifications (3) 2018 Observer Program Annual Deployment Plan—Review (4) GOA Rockfish Program Review— Review (5) Halibut Abundance-based PSC Limits—Discussion paper (6) Halibut Decksorting EFP and Halibut Genetics Sampling EFP—Review In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery management decisions, the SSC functions as the Council’s primary peer review panel for scientific information as described by the Magnuson-Stevens Act section 302(g)(1)(e), and the National Standard 2 guidelines (78 FR 43066). The peer review process is also deemed to satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, including the OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.npfmc.org/. 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 these meetings. 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 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: September 7, 2017. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 175 (Tuesday, September 12, 2017)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF684


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting (webinar).

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SUMMARY: The Groundfish Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management 
Council's (Pacific Council's) Scientific and Statistical Committee 
(SSC) will hold a meeting via webinar to review analyses informing 2019 
and 2020 groundfish harvest specifications and other matters that will 
be considered at the November 14-20, 2017 Pacific Council meetings in 
Costa Mesa, California. The webinar meeting is open to the public.

DATES: The SSC Groundfish Subcommittee webinar will be held Thursday, 
September 28, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., and 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
(Pacific Daylight Time) or until business for the day has been 
completed.

ADDRESSES: The SSC's Groundfish Subcommittee meeting will be held by 
webinar. To attend the webinar, (1) join the meeting by visiting this 
link http://www.gotomeeting.com/webinar; (2) enter the webinar ID: 975-
440-411, and (3) enter your name and email address (required). After 
logging into the webinar, please (1) dial this TOLL number: 1-631-992-
3221 (not a toll-free number); (2) enter the attendee phone audio 
access code: 214-350-817; and (3) then enter your audio phone pin 
(shown after joining the webinar). Note: We have disabled mic/speakers 
as an option and require all participants to use a telephone or cell 
phone to participate. Technical Information and System Requirements: 
PC-based attendees are required to use Windows[supreg] 7, Vista, or XP; 
Mac[supreg]-based attendees are required to use Mac OS[supreg] X 10.5 
or newer; Mobile attendees are required to use iPhone[supreg], 
iPad[supreg], AndroidTM phone or Android tablet (See the 
https://www.gotomeeting.com/webinar/ipad-iphone-android-webinar-apps). 
You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at 
Kris.Kleinschmidt@noaa.gov or contact him at 503-820-2280, extension 
411 for technical assistance. A public listening station will also be 
available at the Pacific Council office.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John DeVore, Staff Officer, 
Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820-2413.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the SSC Groundfish 
Subcommittee meeting is to review a new yelloweye rockfish rebuilding 
analysis, and review new data-limited estimates of overfishing limits 
(OFLs) for cowcod in the Monterey area, starry flounder, gopher 
rockfish off California, greenspotted rockfish north of 42[deg]N. lat., 
blue and deacon rockfishes south of 34[deg]27' N. lat., blue and deacon 
rockfishes off Washington, and cabezon off Washington. Some of these 
data-limited OFLs may be reviewed and resolved by the SSC at the 
September 11-18, 2017 meeting in Boise, ID. If not, then the full suite 
of OFLs listed above will be reviewed by the SSC Groundfish 
Subcommittee at this September 28 webinar meeting. Additionally, the 
SSC Groundfish Subcommittee will review a paper addressing conditions 
placed on the west coast bottom trawl groundfish fishery for shortraker 
rockfish, silvergray rockfish, and California skate by the Marine 
Stewardship Council.
    No management actions will be decided by the SSC's Groundfish 
Subcommittee. The SSC Groundfish Subcommittee members' role will be 
development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the SSC 
and Pacific Council at the November meeting in Costa Mesa, CA.
    Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas 
may be discussed, 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 
provided the public has been notified of

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the intent of the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee 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 Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (503) 820-
2411 at least 10 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: September 7, 2017.
Jeffrey N. Lonergan,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-19318 Filed 9-11-17; 8:45 am]
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