Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 56303-56304 [2018-24614]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 219 / Tuesday, November 13, 2018 / Notices able to participate in the meeting from remote locations by calling into a central phone number. The primary purpose of this meeting is to finalize the Committee’s annual report due to Congress. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/topics/ disaster-failure-studies/nationalconstruction-safety-team-ncst/advisorycommittee-meetings. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to items on the Committee’s agenda for this meeting are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved at the beginning of the meeting for public comments. Speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. All those wishing to speak must submit their request by email to the attention of Melissa Banner Melissa.Banner@nist.gov, by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday, November 23, 2018. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend are invited to submit written statements to the NCST, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899– 8604, or electronically by email to Benjamin.Davis@nist.gov. Anyone wishing to participate in this meeting must register by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday, November 23, 2018. To register please submit your first and last name, email address, and phone number to Melissa Banner at Melissa.Banner@nist.gov or (301) 975– 8912. After registering, participants will be provided with detailed instructions on how to join the meeting remotely. Kevin A. Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2018–24639 Filed 11–9–18; 8:45 am] amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE —Closed Session National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration December 12, 2018, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. RIN 0648–XG596 Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council will hold its 164th meeting in December to discuss the items contained in the agenda in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The meetings will be held on December 11–12, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, Ashford Avenue, 1055, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00907. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 270 Mun˜oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918–1903, telephone: (787) 766–5926. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: December 11, 2018, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. —Call to Order —Adoption of Agenda —Consideration of 163rd Council Meeting Verbatim Transcriptions —Executive Director’s Report —Island-Based Fishery Management Plans —Review of Draft Environmental Impact Statements —Puerto Rico —St. Thomas/St. John —St. Croix —Review Action 7 (Accountability Measures) of Draft Environmental Impact Statements and Choose Preferred Alternative(s) —Review Other Actions, Additions, or Changes, as Appropriate —Council Decision on Publication of DEIS for Public Comment —Review Timeline for Completion of IBFMPs —Project Events Update—Graciela Garcı´a-Moliner —GIS PR/USVI —Connectivity Report —EFH 3-Year Review —Okeanos Explorer Visit Public Comment Period (5-minute presentations) December 11, 2018, 5 p.m.–6 p.m. —Administrative Issues VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Nov 09, 2018 Jkt 247001 56303 PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 °Strategic Reorientation of the Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission (WECAFC)—Ms. Warner Kramer —Ecosystem Based Fishery Management (EBFM) Initiative Update —Data Compilations and Integrations—Mallory Brooks —Risk Assessment Framework and Application to Conceptual Model— Tauna Rankin —Request to Council to Convene DAPs and SSC for Risk Analysis Exercise —Engagement Strategy—Alida Ortiz —Outreach and Education Report— Alida Ortiz —USVI Recreational Fishery Data Project Update—Ruth Gomez —Exempted Fishing Permit Application Updates —Clean Ocean Initiative —Puerto Rico DNER —NOAA/NMFS Panama City Laboratory —Any Other Applications Received Prior to this Meeting —Enforcement Issues: —Puerto Rico-DNER —USVI—DPNR —U.S. Coast Guard —NMFS/NOAA —Meetings Attended by Council Members and Staff —Other Business —Spiny Lobster Data Collection Project Update—Marcos Hanke Public Comment Period—(5-minute presentations) °Next Meeting The order of business may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the completion of agenda items. The meeting will begin on December 11, 2018 at 9 a.m. Other than the start time, interested parties should be aware that discussions may start earlier or later than indicated. In addition, the meeting may be extended from, or completed prior to the date established in this notice. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rolo´n, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 270 Mun˜oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918–1903, telephone: (787) 766–5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1 56304 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 219 / Tuesday, November 13, 2018 / Notices Dated: November 6, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–24614 Filed 11–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Capital Construction Fund Agreement, Certificate Family of Forms and Deposit/Withdrawal Report National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before January 14, 2019. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230 (or via the internet at pracomments@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Richard VanGorder, NOAA/ NMFS/F/MB5, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13113, Silver Spring, MD 20910, (301) 427–8784, and Richard.VanGorder@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. Respondents will be commercial fishing industry individuals, partnerships, and corporations which entered into Capital Construction Fund (CCF) agreements with the Secretary of Commerce allowing deferral of Federal taxation on fishing vessel income deposited into the fund for use in the acquisition, construction, or reconstruction of fishing vessels. Deferred taxes are recaptured by reducing an agreement vessel’s basis for VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Nov 09, 2018 Jkt 247001 depreciation by the amount withdrawn from the fund for its acquisition, construction, or reconstruction. The Capital Construction Fund Agreement and Certificate Family of Forms is required pursuant to 50 CFR part 259.2, 50 CFR part 259.9 and Public Law 115– 97 (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017). The deposit/withdrawal information collected from agreement holders is required pursuant to 50 CFR part 259.7 and Public Law 115–97. The information collected from applicants for the CCF Agreement is used to determine their eligibility to participate in the CCF Program. The information collected from agreement holders for the Certificate Family of Forms is used to identify their program eligible vessels, their program projects and to certify the cost of a project at completion. The information collected on the deposit/ withdrawal report form is required to ensure that agreement holders are complying with fund deposit/ withdrawal requirements established in program regulations and properly accounting for fund activity on their Federal income tax returns. The information collected on the deposit/ withdrawal report must also be reported semi-annually to the Secretary of Treasury in accordance with the Tax Reform Act. II. Method of Collection The information will be collected on forms submitted electronically, by mail or by fax. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0041. Form Number(s): NOAA Form 34–82, NOAA Form 88–14. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Estimated Time Per Response: NOAA Form 34–82, 20 minutes; NOAA Form 88–14, 3.5 hours for agreements and 1 hour for certificate. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,917. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $15,320 in recordkeeping/ reporting costs. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: November 6, 2018. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–24611 Filed 11–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG133 Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Port of Kalama Expansion Project on the Lower Columbia River National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization. AGENCY: In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to the Port of Kalama (POK) for the take of marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to construction activities associated with an expansion project at the Port of Kalama on the Lower Columbia River, Washington. DATES: This Authorization is in effect from October 18, 2018 to October 18, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dale Youngkin, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301) 427–8401. Electronic copies of the application and supporting documents, as well as a list of the references cited in this document, may be obtained by visiting the internet at: www.fisheries.noaa.gov/national/ marine-mammal-protection/incidentaltake-authorizations-constructionactivities. In case of problems accessing SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 219 (Tuesday, November 13, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG596


Caribbean 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 Caribbean Fishery Management Council will hold its 164th 
meeting in December to discuss the items contained in the agenda in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The meetings will be held on December 11-12, 2018, from 9 a.m. 
to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, 
Ashford Avenue, 1055, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00907.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 
270 Mu[ntilde]oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918-
1903, telephone: (787) 766-5926.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

December 11, 2018, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

--Call to Order
--Adoption of Agenda
--Consideration of 163rd Council Meeting Verbatim Transcriptions
--Executive Director's Report
--Island-Based Fishery Management Plans
    --Review of Draft Environmental Impact Statements
    --Puerto Rico
    --St. Thomas/St. John
    --St. Croix
    --Review Action 7 (Accountability Measures) of Draft Environmental 
Impact Statements and Choose Preferred Alternative(s)
    --Review Other Actions, Additions, or Changes, as Appropriate
    --Council Decision on Publication of DEIS for Public Comment
    --Review Timeline for Completion of IBFMPs
--Project Events Update--Graciela Garc[iacute]a-Moliner
    --GIS PR/USVI
    --Connectivity Report
    --EFH 3-Year Review
    --Okeanos Explorer Visit
Public Comment Period (5-minute presentations)

December 11, 2018, 5 p.m.-6 p.m.

--Administrative Issues
--Closed Session

December 12, 2018, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

[deg]Strategic Reorientation of the Western Central Atlantic Fishery 
Commission (WECAFC)--Ms. Warner Kramer
--Ecosystem Based Fishery Management (EBFM) Initiative Update
    --Data Compilations and Integrations--Mallory Brooks
    --Risk Assessment Framework and Application to Conceptual Model--
Tauna Rankin
    --Request to Council to Convene DAPs and SSC for Risk Analysis 
Exercise
    --Engagement Strategy--Alida Ortiz
--Outreach and Education Report--Alida Ortiz
--USVI Recreational Fishery Data Project Update--Ruth Gomez
--Exempted Fishing Permit Application Updates
    --Clean Ocean Initiative
    --Puerto Rico DNER
    --NOAA/NMFS Panama City Laboratory
    --Any Other Applications Received Prior to this Meeting
--Enforcement Issues:
    --Puerto Rico-DNER
    --USVI--DPNR
    --U.S. Coast Guard
    --NMFS/NOAA
--Meetings Attended by Council Members and Staff
--Other Business
    --Spiny Lobster Data Collection Project Update--Marcos Hanke
Public Comment Period--(5-minute presentations)
[deg]Next Meeting

    The order of business may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate 
the completion of agenda items. The meeting will begin on December 11, 
2018 at 9 a.m. Other than the start time, interested parties should be 
aware that discussions may start earlier or later than indicated. In 
addition, the meeting may be extended from, or completed prior to the 
date established in this notice.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. For more information or request for sign language 
interpretation and other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. Miguel A. 
Rol[oacute]n, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 
270 Mu[ntilde]oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 
00918-1903, telephone: (787) 766-5926, at least 5 days prior to the 
meeting date.


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    Dated: November 6, 2018.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-24614 Filed 11-9-18; 8:45 am]
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