New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 48064 [2017-22360]

Download as PDF 48064 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 198 / Monday, October 16, 2017 / Notices Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting (webinar). The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team and Model Evaluation Workgroup will hold a joint meeting via webinar. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The webinar meeting will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., or until business for the day is completed. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. A public listening station is available at the Pacific Council office (address below). To attend the webinar (1) join the meeting by visiting this link https://www.gotomeeting.com/webinar, (2) enter the Webinar ID: 801–211–715, and (3) enter your name and email address (required). After logging in to the webinar, please (1) dial this TOLL number 1–213–929–4232 (not a toll-free number), (2) enter the attendee phone audio access code 705–203–131, 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. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE. Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Robin Ehlke, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to discuss items on the November 2017 Pacific Council meeting agenda. Major topics include, but are not limited to: Salmon Methodology Review, the 2018 Salmon Management Schedule, and Final Recommendations on the Sacramento River Winter Chinook Control Rule. If time allows, additional topics may be discussed, including but not limited to future Council agenda items. ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 Oct 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after publication of this document 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 This meeting is 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 business days prior to the meeting date. Dated: October 11, 2017. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–22359 Filed 10–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF752 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 joint public meeting of its Joint Whiting Committee and Advisory Panel on October 30, 2017, 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 Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hampton Inn, 2100 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886; Telephone: (401) 739–8888. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda After hearing analysis and recommendations from the Whiting Plan Development Team, the Committee and Advisory Panel will approve Draft Amendment 22 alternatives that would trigger whiting and red hake possession limit reductions for limited access Category 2 and Incidental Permits when catches exceed Annual Catch Limits, overfishing occurs, or other circumstances. Final approval of the Draft Amendment 22 document is expected at the December 2017 Council meeting. Council staff will report on progress of SSC approval of 2018–20 specifications, the specifications document, the Draft Amendment 22 document, 2018 priorities and other business. 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 the meeting. 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. This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 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: October 11, 2017. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–22360 Filed 10–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF752


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 joint public meeting of its Joint Whiting Committee and 
Advisory Panel on October 30, 2017, 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 Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10 a.m.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hampton Inn, 2100 
Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886; Telephone: (401) 739-8888.
    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

    After hearing analysis and recommendations from the Whiting Plan 
Development Team, the Committee and Advisory Panel will approve Draft 
Amendment 22 alternatives that would trigger whiting and red hake 
possession limit reductions for limited access Category 2 and 
Incidental Permits when catches exceed Annual Catch Limits, overfishing 
occurs, or other circumstances. Final approval of the Draft Amendment 
22 document is expected at the December 2017 Council meeting. Council 
staff will report on progress of SSC approval of 2018-20 
specifications, the specifications document, the Draft Amendment 22 
document, 2018 priorities and other business.
    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 the meeting. 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. 
This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 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: October 11, 2017.
Jeffrey N. Lonergan,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-22360 Filed 10-13-17; 8:45 am]
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