Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 8244-8245 [2018-03837]

Download as PDF 8244 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 38 / Monday, February 26, 2018 / Notices Hudson River Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Evaluation: The public meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, and written comments must be received on or before Friday, May 18, 2018. For the specific date, time, and location of the public meeting, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve by any of the following methods: Public Meeting and Oral Comments: A public meeting will be held in Staatsburg, New York for the Hudson River Bay National Research Reserve. For the specific location, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Written Comments: Please direct written comments to Ralph Cantral, Senior Advisor, NOAA Office for Coastal Management, 2234 South Hobson Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29405–2413, or via email to Ralph.Cantral@noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ralph Cantral, Senior Advisor, Policy, NOAA Office for Coastal Management, 2234 South Hobson Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29405–2413, by phone at (843) 740–1143, or via email to Ralph.Cantral@noaa.gov. Copies of the previous evaluation findings, Management Plan, and Site Profile may be viewed and downloaded on the internet at http://coast.noaa.gov/czm/ evaluations. A copy of the evaluation notification letter and most recent performance report may be obtained upon request by contacting the person identified under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sections 312 and 315 of the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) require NOAA to conduct periodic evaluations of federally-approved National Estuarine Research Reserves. The process includes a public meeting, consideration of written public comments, and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the public. For the evaluation of National Estuarine Research Reserves, NOAA will consider the extent to which the state has met the national objectives, adhered to its management plan approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance under the Coastal Zone Management Act. When the evaluation is completed, NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:58 Feb 23, 2018 Jkt 244001 Specific information on the periodic evaluation of reserves that are the subject of this notice are detailed below as follows: Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve Evaluation You may participate and submit oral comments at the public meeting scheduled as follows: Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Time: 4:00 p.m., local time Location: Norrie Point Environmental Center, 256 Norrie Point Way, Staatsburg, NY 12580 Written comments must be received on or before May 18, 2018. Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this Working Group meeting is to: (1) Develop plans for work on the F/V Nobska, (2) compare NEFSC/ Northeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program gear performance, (3) determine priorities for future gear efficiency work, (4) evaluate the effects of NEFSC gear spread on survey indices, and (5) develop recommendations for NTAP’s focus for the next 1–3 years. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: February 8, 2018. Keelin Kuipers, Acting Deputy Director, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog 11.419 Coastal Zone Management Program Administration Dated: February 21, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–03794 Filed 2–23–18; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2018–03838 Filed 2–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG052 RIN 0648–XG050 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The Working Group of the Northeast Trawl Advisory Panel (NTAP) of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting. SUMMARY: SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Monday, March 5, beginning at 10 a.m. and conclude by 3 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) office located on 28 Tarzwell Dr., Narragansett, RI 02882. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; www.mafmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Law Enforcement Technical Committee (LETC), in conjunction with the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee (LEC). DATES: The meeting will convene on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, starting 8:30 a.m. and will adjourn at 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Bay Point Resort, located at 4114 Jan Cooley Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408; telephone: (850) 236– 6000. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Steven Atran, Senior Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; steven.atran@gulfcouncil.org, E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 38 / Monday, February 26, 2018 / Notices telephone: (813) 348–1630, and Mr. Steve Vanderkooy, Inter-jurisdictional Fisheries Coordinator, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; svanderkooy@gsmfc.org, telephone: (228) 875–5912. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion on the agenda are as follows: Joint Gulf Council’s Law Enforcement Technical Committee and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee Meeting Agenda, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 8:30 a.m. Until 5 p.m. 1. Introductions and Adoption of Agenda 2. Approval of Minutes (Joint Meeting October 18, 2017) Gulf Council LETC Items 3. Spiny Lobster Amendment 13 (revised actions) 4. Coral Amendment 9—New SSC recommendation 5. Recreational Red Snapper State Management Programs—updated delegation action 6. Review of List of Authorized Fisheries and Gear 7. Discussion of a Possible Team of the Year Award GSMFC LEC Items 8. Future of JEAs and JEA Funding Discussion 9. Potential Updating of Two-Year Operations Plan 2019–20 10. IJF Program Activity a. Cobia Profile b. Officers’ Pocket Guide c. Annual License and Fees d. Law Summary (red book) 11. State Report Highlights a. Florida b. Alabama c. Mississippi d. Louisiana e. Texas f. USCG g. NOAA OLE h. USFWS 12. Other Business daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Jkt 244001 This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Gulf Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: February 21, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG 049 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Agenda is subject to change. The latest version of the agenda along with other meeting materials will be posted on the Council’s file server, which can be accessed by going to the Council website at http://www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on File Server under Quick Links. For meeting materials see folder ‘‘LETC Meeting–2018–03’’ on Gulf Council file server. The username and password are both ‘‘gulfguest’’. The Law Enforcement Technical Committee consists of principal law enforcement officers in each of the Gulf 17:58 Feb 23, 2018 Special Accommodations [FR Doc. 2018–03837 Filed 2–23–18; 8:45 am] Meeting Adjourns VerDate Sep<11>2014 States, as well as the NOAA Law Enforcement, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the NOAA General Counsel for Law Enforcement. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 action to address the emergency. The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a four-day public meeting to undertake an independent review to assess past Council performance and solicit suggestions for improvement. Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held from Tuesday, March 13 through Friday, March 16, 2018, beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday and at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday through Friday. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8245 ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, Boston Logan, 100 Boardman Street, Boston, MA 02128; phone: (617) 567–6789. 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 New England Fishery Management Council is conducting an independent review to: (1) Assess past performance; (2) gather feedback on strengths and weaknesses of the Council process and operations; and (3) identify potential areas for improvements. The review will be conducted by an independent six-member panel of fishery managers and scientists from other regions. Each member has a strong understanding of U.S. federal fisheries management but no recent affiliation with the New England Council. Some also have international experience. NonExecutive sessions will be open to the public. Conclusions and recommendations of the panel will be presented to the Council at a future meeting. Additional information on the review is available on the Council website, www.nefmc.org. The public also should be aware that the meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. 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. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 21, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–03836 Filed 2–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION Consumer Advisory Board Subcommittee Meetings Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG050


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a 
meeting of its Law Enforcement Technical Committee (LETC), in 
conjunction with the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission's Law 
Enforcement Committee (LEC).

DATES: The meeting will convene on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, starting 
8:30 a.m. and will adjourn at 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Bay Point Resort, 
located at 4114 Jan Cooley Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408; 
telephone: (850) 236-6000.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N 
Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348-1630.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Steven Atran, Senior Fishery 
Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; 
[email protected],

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telephone: (813) 348-1630, and Mr. Steve Vanderkooy, Inter-
jurisdictional Fisheries Coordinator, Gulf States Marine Fisheries 
Commission; [email protected], telephone: (228) 875-5912.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion on the agenda are as 
follows:
    Joint Gulf Council's Law Enforcement Technical Committee and Gulf 
States Marine Fisheries Commission's Law Enforcement Committee Meeting 
Agenda, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 8:30 a.m. Until 5 p.m.

1. Introductions and Adoption of Agenda
2. Approval of Minutes (Joint Meeting October 18, 2017)

Gulf Council LETC Items

3. Spiny Lobster Amendment 13 (revised actions)
4. Coral Amendment 9--New SSC recommendation
5. Recreational Red Snapper State Management Programs--updated 
delegation action
6. Review of List of Authorized Fisheries and Gear
7. Discussion of a Possible Team of the Year Award

GSMFC LEC Items

8. Future of JEAs and JEA Funding Discussion
9. Potential Updating of Two-Year Operations Plan 2019-20
10. IJF Program Activity
    a. Cobia Profile
    b. Officers' Pocket Guide
    c. Annual License and Fees
    d. Law Summary (red book)
11. State Report Highlights
    a. Florida
    b. Alabama
    c. Mississippi
    d. Louisiana
    e. Texas
    f. USCG
    g. NOAA OLE
    h. USFWS
12. Other Business

Meeting Adjourns

    The Agenda is subject to change. The latest version of the agenda 
along with other meeting materials will be posted on the Council's file 
server, which can be accessed by going to the Council website at http://www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on File Server under Quick Links. For 
meeting materials see folder ``LETC Meeting-2018-03'' on Gulf Council 
file server. The username and password are both ``gulfguest''.
    The Law Enforcement Technical Committee consists of principal law 
enforcement officers in each of the Gulf States, as well as the NOAA 
Law Enforcement, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, 
and the NOAA General Counsel for Law Enforcement.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not 
be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions will be 
restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 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 Kathy Pereira at the Gulf Council Office (see 
ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: February 21, 2018.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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