New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 30918 [2018-14138]

Download as PDF 30918 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 127 / Monday, July 2, 2018 / Notices the application, consultations with the appropriate fishery management agencies of the affected states, Councils, and the U.S. Coast Guard, and a determination that the activities to be taken under the EFP are consistent with all applicable laws and regulations. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: June 26, 2018. Margo B. Schulze-Haugen, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–14102 Filed 6–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Amendment 22 may be sent by any of the following methods: Mail to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; email to the following address: comments@nefmc.org with ‘‘DEIS for Amendment 22 to the Northeast Multispecies FMP ’’ in the subject line. Or fax to (978) 465–3116. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Public Hearing, Dates and Locations: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The agenda for the following five hearings is as follows: Council staff will brief the public on the amendment’s alternatives and the contents of the DEIS prior to opening the hearing for public comments and the schedule is as follows: RIN 0648–XG323 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public hearings, request for comments AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold five public hearings to solicit Public comments on Draft Amendment 22 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan (FMP), including a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). To meet the purpose and need, this amendment proposes alternatives that would initiate a limited access program for the small-mesh multispecies fishery, adjust whiting and red hake possession limits, and modify permit types and characteristics making them consistent with limited access. DATES: These meetings will be held between July 19–26, 2018. For specific dates and times, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Written or Electronic Public comments must be received on or before 5 p.m. EST, August 6, 2018. ADDRESSES: The hearing documents are accessible electronically via the internet https://www.nefmc.org/library/ amendment-22 or by request to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director. New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950, telephone: (978) 465–0492. Meeting address: The meetings will be held in Gloucester, MA; Tinton Falls, NJ; Montauk, NY; Warwick, RI and New Bedford, MA. For specific locations, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Public Comments: Written public hearing comments on the DEIS for daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Jun 29, 2018 Jkt 244001 Public Hearings: Locations, Schedules, and Agendas 1. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 4–6 p.m., MA DMF of Marine Fisheries, Annisquam River Marine Fisheries Station, 30 Emerson Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930; 2. Monday, July 23, 2018, 7–9 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton, 700 Hope Drive, Tinton Falls, NJ 07244; 3. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 5–7 p.m., Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation Inc., 240 Edgemere Street, Montauk, NY 11954; 4. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 7–9 p.m., Hampton Inn & Suites, 2100 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886; 5. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 7–9 p.m., Fairfield Inn & Suites, 185 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford, MA 02740. Additional information on the review is available on the Council website, www.nefmc.org. The public also should be aware that the hearings 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: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 June 27, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–14138 Filed 6–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG314 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT) will hold a meeting via webinar that is open to the public. DATES: The webinar will be held Monday July 23, 2018, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., or until business has been 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, use this link: https:// www.gotomeeting.com/webinar (click ‘‘Join a Webinar’’ in top right corner of page); (1) Enter the Webinar ID: 683– 377–106; (2) Enter your name and email address (required). You must use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing this TOLL number: 1–631–992–3221; (3) Enter the Attendee phone audio access code 217–555–003; (4) 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 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 127 (Monday, July 2, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG323


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public hearings, request for comments

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold 
five public hearings to solicit Public comments on Draft Amendment 22 
to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan (FMP), including 
a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). To meet the purpose and 
need, this amendment proposes alternatives that would initiate a 
limited access program for the small-mesh multispecies fishery, adjust 
whiting and red hake possession limits, and modify permit types and 
characteristics making them consistent with limited access.

DATES: These meetings will be held between July 19-26, 2018. For 
specific dates and times, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Written or 
Electronic Public comments must be received on or before 5 p.m. EST, 
August 6, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The hearing documents are accessible electronically via the 
internet https://www.nefmc.org/library/amendment-22 or by request to 
Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director. New England Fishery Management 
Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950, telephone: 
(978) 465-0492.
    Meeting address: The meetings will be held in Gloucester, MA; 
Tinton Falls, NJ; Montauk, NY; Warwick, RI and New Bedford, MA. For 
specific locations, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
    Public Comments: Written public hearing comments on the DEIS for 
Amendment 22 may be sent by any of the following methods: Mail to 
Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management 
Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; email to the 
following address: [email protected] with ``DEIS for Amendment 22 to 
the Northeast Multispecies FMP '' in the subject line. Or fax to (978) 
465-3116.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Public Hearing, Dates and Locations:

    The agenda for the following five hearings is as follows: Council 
staff will brief the public on the amendment's alternatives and the 
contents of the DEIS prior to opening the hearing for public comments 
and the schedule is as follows:

Public Hearings: Locations, Schedules, and Agendas

    1. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 4-6 p.m., MA DMF of Marine Fisheries, 
Annisquam River Marine Fisheries Station, 30 Emerson Ave, Gloucester, 
MA 01930;
    2. Monday, July 23, 2018, 7-9 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton, 700 Hope 
Drive, Tinton Falls, NJ 07244;
    3. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 5-7 p.m., Montauk Playhouse Community 
Center Foundation Inc., 240 Edgemere Street, Montauk, NY 11954;
    4. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 7-9 p.m., Hampton Inn & Suites, 2100 
Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886;
    5. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 7-9 p.m., Fairfield Inn & Suites, 185 
MacArthur Drive, New Bedford, MA 02740.
    Additional information on the review is available on the Council 
website, www.nefmc.org. The public also should be aware that the 
hearings 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:
    June 27, 2018.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-14138 Filed 6-29-18; 8:45 am]
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