Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 43945-43946 [2017-20038]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 20, 2017 / Notices Notice is hereby given that the following entities have applied in due form for a permit to receive, import, and/or export marine mammal parts for scientific research: File No. 21217: Aaron Roberts, Ph.D., University of North Texas, Biological Sciences, 1155 Union Circle, #310559, Denton, TX 76203; File No. 21397: Burke Museum, Mammalogy [Julie Stein, Responsible Party], University of Washington, Box 353010, Seattle, WA 98195. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before October 20, 2017. ADDRESSES: The applications 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 the appropriate File No. 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 these applications 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 the application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Lierheimer or Jennifer Skidmore, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permits are requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222–226), and/or the Fur Seal Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.). File No. 21217: The applicant proposes to import biological samples sradovich on DSKBBY8HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:28 Sep 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 from up to 30 harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus) and 30 hooded seals (Cystophora cristata) from Canada to study the effects of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) on the fitness and immune function in two species of phocid seals. No takes of live animals would be authorized under this permit. The permit would be valid for up to five years after issuance. File No. 21397: The applicant proposes to receive, import, and export biological samples from up to 10 cetaceans and 10 pinnipeds (excluding walrus) annually for scientific research, curation, and education. Receipt, import, and export is requested worldwide. Sources of samples may include marine mammal strandings in foreign countries, foreign and domestic subsistence harvests, captive animals, other authorized researchers or curated collections, and marine mammals that died incidental to commercial fishing operations in the U.S. and foreign countries, where such take is legal. The requested duration of the permit is 5 years. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the proposed activities are categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of these applications to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. Dated: September 14, 2017. Julia Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–19977 Filed 9–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43945 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 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 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, Oregon 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 E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1 43946 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 20, 2017 / Notices 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, Idaho. If not, then the full suite of OFLs listed above will be reviewed by the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee at this September 28 webinar meeting. The SSC Groundfish Subcommittee will also review additional model runs from the 2017 assessment of Pacific ocean perch (POP) and may recommend a new assessment of POP as best scientific information available. 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, California. 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 the intent of the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations sradovich on DSKBBY8HB2PROD with NOTICES 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 ten days prior to the meeting date. Dated: September 15, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–20038 Filed 9–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF694 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: Notice; public meeting. The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Ecosystem and Ocean Planning (EOP) Committee with Advisory Panel (AP) will hold a public meeting. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Friday October 6, 2017. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude no later than 3 p.m. The meeting will be held via webinar with a telephone-only connection option. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: Information about connecting to this webinar based meeting will be posted on the Council Web site at www.mafmc.org two weeks prior to meeting. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331 or on their Web site at 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 the meeting is to review the final list of risk elements to be evaluated by the Council as part of its Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management. At this meeting, the EOP Committee and Advisors will provide final rankings of the risk elements that will be communicated to the full Council at its October meeting in Riverhead, NY. Once adopted, the prioritized risk matrix will be used by the Council to inform its future work and scientific research plans. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 14, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–19976 Filed 9–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:28 Sep 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting ACTION: COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Sfmt 4703 In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (‘‘PRA’’), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (‘‘ICR’’) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 20, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, may be submitted directly to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (‘‘OIRA’’) in OMB, within 30 days of the notice’s publication, by either of the following methods. Please identify the comments by OMB Control No. 3038– 0079. • By email addressed to: OIRAsubmissions@omb.eop.gov; or • By mail addressed to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. A copy of all comments submitted to OIRA should be sent to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (‘‘CFTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) by either of the following methods. The copies should refer to OMB Control No. 3038–0079. • By submission through the Commission’s Web site: http:// comments.cftc.gov. Please follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Web site; • By mail addressed to: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581; or • By hand delivery/courier to: The address listed above for submission by mail. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Driscoll, Associate Chief Counsel, (202) 418–5544, kdriscoll@ cftc.gov; or Jacob Chachkin, Special Counsel, 202–418–5496, jchachkin@ cftc.gov, both in the CFTC Division of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 181 (Wednesday, September 20, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-20038]


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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 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, Oregon 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

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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, 
Idaho. If not, then the full suite of OFLs listed above will be 
reviewed by the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee at this September 28 
webinar meeting. The SSC Groundfish Subcommittee will also review 
additional model runs from the 2017 assessment of Pacific ocean perch 
(POP) and may recommend a new assessment of POP as best scientific 
information available. 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, California.
    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 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 ten days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: September 15, 2017.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-20038 Filed 9-19-17; 8:45 am]
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