Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 62309-62310 [2018-26185]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 232 / Monday, December 3, 2018 / Notices repayable by fees from the groundfish fishery. NMFS published in the Federal Register on July 13, 2005 (70 FR 40225), the final rule to implement the industry fee system for repaying the program’s reduction loan. The regulations implementing the program are located at § 600.1012 of 50 CFR part 600 subpart M. On August 8, 2005, NMFS published, in the Federal Register (70 FR 45695), a notice of the fee effective date and established September 8, 2005 as the effective date when fee collection and loan repayment began. khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES II. Purpose The purpose of this notice is to adjust, in accordance with § 600.1013(b), the fee rate for the groundfish fishery. Section 600.1013(b) directs NMFS to recalculate the fee rate that will be reasonably necessary to ensure reduction loan repayment within the specified 30-year term. NMFS has determined that the current fee rate of 4.5 percent for the groundfish fishery is projected to collect more than the annual amortization amount needed for 2019. Therefore, NMFS is decreasing the fee rate to 4.0 percent for all landings beginning January 1, 2019. As of November 16, 2018, the outstanding balance on the groundfish fishery subloan was $21,075,537. Fish buyers may continue to disburse collected fee deposits to NMFS by using www.pay.gov (http://www.pay.gov) or mail payments to NOAA Fisheries Pacific Coast Groundfish Buyback, P.O. Box 979059, St. Louis, MO 63197–9000. Fish buyers must include the fee collection report with the fee payment. Fish buyers using www.pay.gov (http:// www.pay.gov will find an electronic fee collection report form. Fish buyers not using www.pay.gov may also access the NMFS website for a copy of the fee collection report at: https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/national/ funding-and-financial-services/pacificcoast-groundfish-buyback. III. Notice The new 4.0 percent fee rate for the groundfish fishery will begin for all landings starting January 1, 2019. After this date, all groundfish-program fish sellers paying fees fishery shall begin paying groundfish program fees at the revised rate. After this date, all fees received by NMFS for the groundfish fishery shall be subject to the new fee rates regardless of the applicable fee month. The first due date for fee payments with the decreased rate will be February 14, 2019. Fee collection and submission shall follow previously established methods in § 600.1013 of the framework rule and VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 Nov 30, 2018 Jkt 247001 in the final fee rule published in the Federal Register on July 13, 2005 (70 FR 40225). Authority: The authority for this action is Pub. L. 107 206, Pub. L. 108 7, 16 U.S.C. 1861a (b) through (e), and 50 CFR 600.1000 et seq. Dated: November 28, 2018. Samuel D. Rauch III, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–26207 Filed 11–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG649 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) Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup (EWG) will hold a webinar, which is open to the public. DATES: The webinar meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, starting at 9:30 a.m. and will continue until 11:30 a.m. 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 http://www.gotomeeting.com/online/ webinar/join-webinar, (2) enter the Webinar ID: 543–769–955, and (3) enter your name and email address (required). After logging in to the webinar, please (1) dial this TOLL number 1–415–655– 0060 (not a toll-free number), (2) enter the attendee phone audio access code 360–408–262, 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, 8, 10, 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/ SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62309 ipad-iphone-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: Dr. Kit Dahl, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2422. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this webinar is for the EWG to receive presentations on completed climate change scenario planning exercises and discuss application of these methods as part of the Pacific Council’s Climate and Communities Initiative. 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: November 28, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–26186 Filed 11–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG650 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1 khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 62310 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 232 / Monday, December 3, 2018 / Notices hold its 175th Council meeting by teleconference and webinar to take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. The Council will also hold a meeting of the Protected Species Advisory Committee (PSAC) by teleconference and webinar. DATES: The meetings will be held on December 17, 2018. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held by teleconference and webinar. The teleconference numbers are: U.S. tollfree: (888) 482–3560 or International Access: +1(647) 723–3959, and Access Code: 5228220; the webinar can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/ join/info.wpcouncilnoaa.gov. The following venue also will be a host site for the PSAC meeting teleconference: Council Conference Room, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI. The following venues will also be host sites for the 175th Council Meeting teleconference: Council Conference Room, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI; Native American Samoa Advisory Council Office Conference Room, Pava’ia’i Village, Pago Pago, American Samoa; Guam Hilton Resort and SPA, 202 Hilton Road, Tumon Bay, Guam; Department of Land and Natural Resources Conference Room, Lower Base Drive, Saipan, MP. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; phone: (808) 522– 8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The PSAC meeting will be held between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on December 17, 2018 (Hawaii Standard Time (HST)). The 175th Council Meeting will be held on December 17, 2018, between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. (HST); 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (American Samoa Standard Time (ASST)); and December 18, 2018, between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. (Marianas Standard Time (MST)). Agenda items noted as ‘‘Final Action Items’’ refer to actions that result in Council transmittal of a proposed fishery management plan, proposed plan amendment, or proposed regulations to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, under sections 304 or 305 of the MSA. Opportunities to present oral public comment will be provided throughout the agendas. The order in which agenda items is addressed may change and will be announced in advance at the meetings. The meetings may run past the scheduled times noted above to complete scheduled business. Background documents for the 175th Council meeting will be available at http://www.wpcouncil.org. Written VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 Nov 30, 2018 Jkt 247001 public comments for the 175th Council meeting should be received at the Council office by 5 p.m. (HST), December 13, 2018, and should be sent to Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; fax: (808) 522– 8226; or email: info.wpcouncil@ noaa.gov. Agenda for the PSAC Meeting Agenda for 175th Council Meeting Monday, December 17, 2018, 12 p.m.–2 p.m. (HST); Monday, December 17, 2018, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. (ASST); Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 8 a.m.–10 a.m. (MST) 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Approval of the 175th Agenda 3. Managing Loggerhead and Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions in the Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery (Final Action Item) 4. Protected Species Advisory Committee Report and Recommendations 5. Public Comment 6. Council Discussion and Recommendations 7. Other Business Non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before the Council for discussion and formal Council action during the 175th meeting. However, Council action on regulatory issues will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any regulatory issue arising after publication of this document that requires emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 28, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–26185 Filed 11–30–18; 8:45 am] Monday, December 17, 2018, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (HST) 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Approval of Agenda 3. Status of the Fifth Protected Species Advisory Committee Meeting Recommendations 4. Managing Loggerhead and Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions in the Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery 5. 2020–24 Research Priorities 6. Public Comment 7. Committee Discussion and Recommendations 8. Other Business and Next Meeting PO 00000 sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522–8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice of federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel will take place. DATES: Open to the public Thursday January 10, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The address of the open meeting is the Naval Heritage Center Theater, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colonel Paul J. Hoerner, USAF, 703– 681–2890 (Voice); None (Facsimile); dha.ncr.j-6.mbx.baprequests@mail.mil (Email). Mailing address is 7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101, Falls Church, VA 22042–5101. Website: https://health.mil/bap. The most up-todate changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the website. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.140 and 102–3.150. The Panel will review and comment on recommendations made to the Director of the Defense Health Agency, by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, regarding the Uniform Formulary. Purpose of the Meeting: The Department of Defense is publishing SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG650


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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hold its 175th Council meeting by teleconference and webinar to take 
actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. The 
Council will also hold a meeting of the Protected Species Advisory 
Committee (PSAC) by teleconference and webinar.

DATES: The meetings will be held on December 17, 2018. For specific 
times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held by teleconference and webinar. The 
teleconference numbers are: U.S. toll-free: (888) 482-3560 or 
International Access: +1(647) 723-3959, and Access Code: 5228220; the 
webinar can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/join/info.wpcouncilnoaa.gov. The following venue also will be a host site 
for the PSAC meeting teleconference: Council Conference Room, 1164 
Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI. The following venues will also 
be host sites for the 175th Council Meeting teleconference: Council 
Conference Room, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI; Native 
American Samoa Advisory Council Office Conference Room, Pava'ia'i 
Village, Pago Pago, American Samoa; Guam Hilton Resort and SPA, 202 
Hilton Road, Tumon Bay, Guam; Department of Land and Natural Resources 
Conference Room, Lower Base Drive, Saipan, MP.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Kitty M. Simonds, Executive 
Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; phone: (808) 522-
8220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The PSAC meeting will be held between 9 a.m. 
and 11 a.m. on December 17, 2018 (Hawaii Standard Time (HST)). The 
175th Council Meeting will be held on December 17, 2018, between 12 
p.m. and 2 p.m. (HST); 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (American Samoa Standard Time 
(ASST)); and December 18, 2018, between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. (Marianas 
Standard Time (MST)). Agenda items noted as ``Final Action Items'' 
refer to actions that result in Council transmittal of a proposed 
fishery management plan, proposed plan amendment, or proposed 
regulations to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, under sections 304 or 
305 of the MSA. Opportunities to present oral public comment will be 
provided throughout the agendas. The order in which agenda items is 
addressed may change and will be announced in advance at the meetings. 
The meetings may run past the scheduled times noted above to complete 
scheduled business.
    Background documents for the 175th Council meeting will be 
available at http://www.wpcouncil.org. Written public comments for the 
175th Council meeting should be received at the Council office by 5 
p.m. (HST), December 13, 2018, and should be sent to Kitty M. Simonds, 
Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 
Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; fax: (808) 522-8226; or 
email: [email protected].

Agenda for the PSAC Meeting

Monday, December 17, 2018, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (HST)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Approval of Agenda
3. Status of the Fifth Protected Species Advisory Committee Meeting 
Recommendations
4. Managing Loggerhead and Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions in the 
Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery
5. 2020-24 Research Priorities
6. Public Comment
7. Committee Discussion and Recommendations
8. Other Business and Next Meeting

Agenda for 175th Council Meeting

Monday, December 17, 2018, 12 p.m.-2 p.m. (HST); Monday, December 17, 
2018, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (ASST); Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 8 a.m.-10 a.m. 
(MST)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Approval of the 175th Agenda
3. Managing Loggerhead and Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions in the 
Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery (Final Action Item)
4. Protected Species Advisory Committee Report and Recommendations
5. Public Comment
6. Council Discussion and Recommendations
7. Other Business

    Non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before 
the Council for discussion and formal Council action during the 175th 
meeting. However, Council action on regulatory issues will be 
restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any 
regulatory issue arising after publication of this document that 
requires emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens 
Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council's intent to 
take action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Requests 
for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be 
directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522-8220 (voice) or (808) 522-8226 
(fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: November 28, 2018.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-26185 Filed 11-30-18; 8:45 am]
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