National Sea Grant Advisory Board (NSGAB) Public Meeting of the National Sea Grant Advisory Board's Fall 2017 Meeting, 42800-42801 [2017-19336]

Download as PDF 42800 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 12, 2017 / Notices announcements and introductions, presentation of the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award, and election of a new Council Chair and Vice-Chair. The Council will receive a Legal Briefing on Litigation from NOAA General Counsel (if needed) during Closed Session. The Council will receive the Executive Director’s Report, an update on the Council’s Citizen Science Program, and an overview of the economic value of South Atlantic fisheries. The Council will also receive reports from NOAA Fisheries on the status of commercial and recreational catches versus ACLs for species not covered during an earlier committee meeting, status of the South Atlantic For-Hire Amendment, status of Bycatch Collection Programs, landings of dolphin fish caught with pelagic longline gear by vessel permit type, and the status of commercial electronic logbook reporting. The Council will review any Exempted Fishing Permits received by NOAA Fisheries as necessary. The Council will receive Committee reports from the Advisory Panel Selection, Habitat and EcosystemBased Management, SEDAR, Snapper Grouper, Mackerel Cobia, and Executive Finance Committees, review recommendations, and take action as appropriate. The Council will receive agency and liaison reports; and discuss other business and upcoming meetings. Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council office (see ADDRESSES). 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 Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Sep 11, 2017 Jkt 241001 Dated: September 7, 2017. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–19321 Filed 9–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF548 Permanent Advisory Committee To Advise the U.S. Commissioners to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission; Meeting Announcement National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: NMFS announces a meeting of the Permanent Advisory Committee (PAC) to advise the U.S. Commissioners to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) on October 24–October 25, 2017. Meeting topics are provided under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. DATES: The meeting of the PAC will be held on October 24, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. HST (or until business is concluded) and October 25, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. HST (or until business is concluded). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, 2169 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96815—in the Diamond Head Terrace Meeting Room. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Crigler, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office; telephone: 808–725– 5036; facsimile: 808–725–5215; email: emily.crigler@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act (16 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.), a Permanent Advisory Committee, or PAC, has been convened to advise the U.S. Commissioners to the WCPFC, certain members of which have been appointed by the Secretary of Commerce in consultation with the U.S. Commissioners to the WCPFC. The PAC supports the work of the U.S. National Section to the WCPFC in an advisory capacity. The U.S. National Section is made up of the U.S. Commissioners and the Department of State. NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office provides administrative and technical support to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the PAC in cooperation with the Department of State. The next regular annual session of the WCPFC (WCPFC 14) is scheduled to be held December 3–December 8, 2017, in the Philippines. More information on this meeting and the WCPFC, established under the Convention on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean, can be found on the WCPFC Web site: http://wcpfc.int/. Meeting Topics The PAC meeting topics may include the following: (1) Outcomes of the 2016 Annual Meeting and 2017 sessions of the WCPFC Scientific Committee, Northern Committee, and Technical and Compliance Committee; (2) conservation and management measures for bigeye tuna, yellowfin tuna, skipjack tuna and other species for 2017 and beyond; (3) potential U.S. proposals to WCPFC14; (4) input and advice from the PAC on issues that may arise at WCPFC14; (5) potential proposals from other WCPFC members; and (6) other issues. Special Accommodations The meeting location is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Emily Crigler at (808) 725–5036 by October 6, 2017. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 6902. Dated: September 1, 2017. Alan D. Risenhoover, Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–19242 Filed 9–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Sea Grant Advisory Board (NSGAB) Public Meeting of the National Sea Grant Advisory Board’s Fall 2017 Meeting National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of public meeting of the National Sea Grant Advisory Board (NSGAB). AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the NSGAB. NSGAB members will discuss and provide advice on the National Sea SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1 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

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


National Sea Grant Advisory Board (NSGAB) Public Meeting of the 
National Sea Grant Advisory Board's Fall 2017 Meeting

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of 
Commerce (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice of public meeting of the National Sea Grant Advisory 
Board (NSGAB).

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the NSGAB. NSGAB members will discuss and 
provide advice on the National Sea

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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 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]
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