Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee Meeting, 51665 [2018-22251]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 198 / Friday, October 12, 2018 / Notices provide sufficient time for SAB review. Written comments received by the SAB Executive Director after October 25, 2018, will be distributed to the SAB, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seating at the meeting will be available on a first-come, firstserved basis. Special accommodations: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for special accommodations may be directed no later than 12:00 p.m. on October 25, 2018, to Dr. Cynthia Decker, SAB Executive Director, SSMC3, Room 11230, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MC 20910; Email: Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov. Dated: September 24, 2018. David Holst, Chief Financial Officer/Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–22245 Filed 10–11–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG532 Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee Meeting Matters To Be Considered This meeting time and agenda are subject to change. The meeting is convened to hear presentations and updates and to discuss policies and guidance on the following topics: Building consumer confidence and support for U.S. seafood; recreational fisheries and fishing effort surveys; Saltonstall Kennedy grant objectives and processes; Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force efforts on the conservation and restoration of salmon and steelhead; aquaculture; and the budget outlook for FY2019. MAFAC will discuss various administrative and organizational matters, and meetings of subcommittees and working groups will be convened. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Heidi Lovett; 301–427–8034 by October 26, 2018. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open public meeting. Dated: October 9, 2018. Jennifer Lukens, Director for the Office of Policy, National Marine Fisheries Service. This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). The members will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below. DATES: The meeting will be held November 6 and 7, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and November 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel, 8777 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910; 301–589–0800. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heidi Lovett, MAFAC Assistant Director; 301–427–8034; email: Heidi.Lovett@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, notice is hereby given of a meeting of MAFAC. The MAFAC was BILLING CODE 3510–22–P AGENCY: SUMMARY: khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES established by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary), and, since 1971, advises the Secretary on all living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. The complete charter and summaries of prior meetings are located online at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ ocs/mafac/. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Oct 11, 2018 Jkt 247001 [FR Doc. 2018–22251 Filed 10–11–18; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF520 Endangered and Threatened Species; Recovery Plan for the Blue Whale and Notice of Initiation of a 5-year Review National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability of draft recovery plan; request for comments; notice of initiation of a 5-year review; request for information. AGENCY: We, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), announce the availability of the Draft Revised Recovery Plan (Draft Plan) for the Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) for SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51665 public review. We are soliciting review and comment from the public and all interested parties on the Draft Plan, and will consider all substantive comments received during the review period before submitting the Plan for final approval. We also are initiating a 5-year review of the blue whale and are requesting new information on its status. DATES: Comments on the Draft Plan and information for the 5-year review must be received by December 11, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the Draft Plan and information for the 5-year review, identified by NOAA– NMFS–2017–0078, by either of the following methods: • Electronic Submission: Submit all electronic public comments on the Draft Plan and information for the 5-year review via the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=NOAA-NMFS-20170078. Click the ‘‘Comment Now!’’ icon, complete the required fields, and enter or attach your comments. • Mail: Submit written comments on the Draft Plan or information for the 5year review to Chris Yates, Assistant Regional Administrator, Protected Resources Division, NMFS, West Coast Regional Office, Attn: Nancy Young, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115. Instructions: Comments or information sent by any other method, to any other address or individual, or received after the end of the comment period, may not be considered by NMFS. All comments and information received are a part of the public record and will generally be posted for public viewing on www.regulations.gov without change. All personal identifying information (e.g., name, address, etc.), confidential business information, or otherwise sensitive information submitted voluntarily by the sender will be publicly accessible. NMFS will accept anonymous comments (enter ‘‘N/A’’ in the required fields if you wish to remain anonymous. The Draft Plan is available online at www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D= NOAA-NMFS-2017-0078 or upon request from the NMFS West Coast Region, Protected Resources Division. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Young, (206) 526–6550, nancy.young@noaa.gov; or Therese Conant, (916) 930–3627, therese.conant@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), requires that NMFS develop and implement recovery plans for the E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 198 (Friday, October 12, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 51665]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-22251]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG532


Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of open public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). 
The members will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined under 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below.

DATES: The meeting will be held November 6 and 7, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. 
to 5 p.m., and November 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Silver Spring 
Hotel, 8777 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910; 301-589-0800.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heidi Lovett, MAFAC Assistant 
Director; 301-427-8034; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As required by section 10(a)(2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, notice is hereby given 
of a meeting of MAFAC. The MAFAC was established by the Secretary of 
Commerce (Secretary), and, since 1971, advises the Secretary on all 
living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the 
Department of Commerce. The complete charter and summaries of prior 
meetings are located online at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ocs/mafac/.

Matters To Be Considered

    This meeting time and agenda are subject to change.
    The meeting is convened to hear presentations and updates and to 
discuss policies and guidance on the following topics: Building 
consumer confidence and support for U.S. seafood; recreational 
fisheries and fishing effort surveys; Saltonstall Kennedy grant 
objectives and processes; Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force efforts 
on the conservation and restoration of salmon and steelhead; 
aquaculture; and the budget outlook for FY2019. MAFAC will discuss 
various administrative and organizational matters, and meetings of 
subcommittees and working groups will be convened.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Heidi Lovett; 301-427-8034 by October 26, 2018.

    Dated: October 9, 2018.
Jennifer Lukens,
Director for the Office of Policy, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-22251 Filed 10-11-18; 8:45 am]
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