Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings and Hearings, 3145-3146 [2019-01875]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2019 / Notices Dated: February 6, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. In-person oral public testimony will be accepted at the discretion of the chair. [FR Doc. 2019–01892 Filed 2–8–19; 8:45 am] Special Accommodations BILLING CODE 3510–22–P The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Shannon Gleason at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG777 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Cook Inlet Salmon Committee will meet on March 6, 2019. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Alaska Standard Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 W 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501. Meeting room to be determined. Teleconference number is (907) 245–3900, Pin is 2809. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone (907) 271–2809. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Armstrong, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda Wednesday, March 6, 2019 The agenda for the meeting will include development of Committee recommendations for fulfilling Magnuson Stevens Act requirements on: Record keeping and reporting, standardized bycatch reporting methodology, and status determination criteria. Additionally, staff will present a work plan for the economic and community impacts analysis associated with the FMP amendment, and additional information. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at www.npfmc.org/ prior to the meeting, along with meeting materials. Public Comment Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted either electronically at: Meetings.npfmc.org or through the mail: North Pacific Fishery VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Feb 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 Dated: February 6, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–01876 Filed 2–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG778 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: 3145 Alaska and Alaska Native communities. The CEC will develop their recommendations to the Council over a series of meetings the dates of which are to be discussed at this meeting on March 20, 2019. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at https://www.npfmc.org/ committees/cec/ prior to the meeting, along with meeting materials. Public Comment Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted either electronically via the eCommenting portal at meetings.npfmc.orgor through the mail: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. In-person oral public testimony will be accepted at the discretion of the chair. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Shannon Gleason at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: February 6, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–01864 Filed 2–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Community Engagement Committee (CEC) will meet on March 20, 2019. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Alaska Standard Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 W 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501. Meeting room to be determined. Teleconference number is (907) 245–3900, Pin is 2809. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steve MacLean, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda Wednesday, March 20, 2019 The purpose of the meeting is to provide background about the Council’s current outreach and communication procedures and strategies for the committee to consider as they develop recommendations to the Council on whether and how to update the Council’s communications with rural PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG681 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings and Hearings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability of reports; public meetings, and hearings. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) has begun its annual preseason management process for the 2019 ocean salmon fisheries. This document announces the availability of Pacific Council documents as well as the dates and locations of Pacific Council meetings and public hearings comprising the Pacific Council’s complete schedule of events for determining the annual proposed and final modifications to ocean salmon fishery management measures. The agendas for the March and April 2019 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1 3146 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2019 / Notices Pacific Council meetings will be published in subsequent Federal Register documents prior to the actual meetings. DATES: Written comments on the salmon management alternatives must be received by 5 p.m. Pacific Time, April 1, 2019. ADDRESSES: Documents will be available from the Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384, telephone: (503) 820–2280 (voice) or (503) 820–2299 (fax). Written comments should be sent electronically to Mr. Phil Anderson, Chair, Pacific Fishery Management Council, via the Pacific Council’s E-Portal by visiting https:// pfmc.psmfc.org. Comments can also be submitted through the Federal Rulemaking E-Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments, and include the I.D. number in the subject line of the message. If you are unable to access either E-Portal, written comments may be mailed to Mr. Phil Anderson at the Pacific Fishery Management Council office address stated above. Written comments will then be entered into the Pacific Council’s E-Portal by Council staff. For specific meeting and hearing locations, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Robin Ehlke, telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Tentative Schedule for Document Completion and Availability February 15, 2019: ‘‘Review of 2018 Ocean Salmon Fisheries, Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Document for the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan’’ is scheduled to be posted on the Pacific Council website at http://www.pcouncil.org. March 1, 2019: ‘‘Preseason Report IStock Abundance Analysis and Environmental Assessment Part 1 for 2019 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations’’ is scheduled to be posted on the Pacific Council website at http:// www.pcouncil.org. March 21, 2019: ‘‘Preseason Report IIProposed Alternatives and Environmental Assessment Part 2 for 2019 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations’’ and public hearing schedule is scheduled to be posted on the Pacific Council website at http:// www.pcouncil.org. The report will include a description of the adopted salmon management alternatives and a VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Feb 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 summary of their biological and economic impacts. April 23, 2019: ‘‘Preseason Report III—Council-Adopted Management Measures and Environmental Assessment Part 3 for 2019 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations’’ is scheduled to be posted on the Pacific Council website at http:// www.pcouncil.org. May 1, 2019: Federal regulations for 2019 ocean salmon regulations are published in the Federal Register and implemented. Meetings and Hearings January 22–25, 2019: The Salmon Technical Team (STT) will meet at the Council office in a public work session to draft ‘‘Review of 2018 Ocean Salmon Fisheries, Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Document for the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan’’ and to consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2019 ocean salmon fisheries. The STT may also discuss and work on salmon rebuilding plans as time allows. February 19–22, 2019: The STT will meet at the Council office in a public work session to draft ‘‘Preseason Report I-Stock Abundance Analysis and Environmental Assessment Part 1 for 2019 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations’’ and to consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2019 ocean salmon fisheries. The STT may also discuss and work on salmon rebuilding plans as time allows. March 25–26, 2019: Public hearings will be held to receive comments on the proposed ocean salmon fishery management alternatives adopted by the Pacific Council. Written comments received at the public hearings and a summary of oral comments heard at the hearings will be provided to the Pacific Council at its April meeting. All public hearings begin at 7 p.m. on the dates and locations specified below: • March 25, 2019: Chateau Westport, Beach Room, 710 West Hancock, Westport, WA 98595, telephone: (360) 268–9101. • March 25, 2019: Red Lion Hotel, South Umpqua Room, 1313 North Bayshore Drive, Coos Bay, OR 97420, telephone: (541) 267–4141. • March 26, 2019: Hampton Inn, Grand Ballroom, 1160 Airport Park Blvd., Ukiah, CA 95482, telephone: (707) 462–6555. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the STT meeting agendas may come before the STT for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal STT action during PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 these meetings. STT action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and to any issues arising after publication of this document requiring emergency action under Section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the STT’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These public meetings and hearings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2280 (voice), or (503) 820–2299 (fax) at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 6, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–01875 Filed 2–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG784 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Advisory Panel will hold a public meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. Details on the proposed agenda, connection information, and briefing materials will be posted at the MAFMC’s website: www.mafmc.org. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; www.mafmc.org. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 28 (Monday, February 11, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3145-3146]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-01875]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG681


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings and Hearings

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

ACTION: Notice of availability of reports; public meetings, and 
hearings.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) has 
begun its annual preseason management process for the 2019 ocean salmon 
fisheries. This document announces the availability of Pacific Council 
documents as well as the dates and locations of Pacific Council 
meetings and public hearings comprising the Pacific Council's complete 
schedule of events for determining the annual proposed and final 
modifications to ocean salmon fishery management measures. The agendas 
for the March and April 2019

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Pacific Council meetings will be published in subsequent Federal 
Register documents prior to the actual meetings.

DATES: Written comments on the salmon management alternatives must be 
received by 5 p.m. Pacific Time, April 1, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Documents will be available from the Pacific Fishery 
Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 
97220-1384, telephone: (503) 820-2280 (voice) or (503) 820-2299 (fax). 
Written comments should be sent electronically to Mr. Phil Anderson, 
Chair, Pacific Fishery Management Council, via the Pacific Council's E-
Portal by visiting https://pfmc.psmfc.org. Comments can also be 
submitted through the Federal Rulemaking E-Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments, 
and include the I.D. number in the subject line of the message. If you 
are unable to access either E-Portal, written comments may be mailed to 
Mr. Phil Anderson at the Pacific Fishery Management Council office 
address stated above. Written comments will then be entered into the 
Pacific Council's E-Portal by Council staff. For specific meeting and 
hearing locations, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Robin Ehlke, telephone: (503) 820-
2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Tentative Schedule for Document Completion and Availability

    February 15, 2019: ``Review of 2018 Ocean Salmon Fisheries, Stock 
Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Document for the Pacific Coast Salmon 
Fishery Management Plan'' is scheduled to be posted on the Pacific 
Council website at http://www.pcouncil.org.
    March 1, 2019: ``Preseason Report I-Stock Abundance Analysis and 
Environmental Assessment Part 1 for 2019 Ocean Salmon Fishery 
Regulations'' is scheduled to be posted on the Pacific Council website 
at http://www.pcouncil.org.
    March 21, 2019: ``Preseason Report II-Proposed Alternatives and 
Environmental Assessment Part 2 for 2019 Ocean Salmon Fishery 
Regulations'' and public hearing schedule is scheduled to be posted on 
the Pacific Council website at http://www.pcouncil.org. The report will 
include a description of the adopted salmon management alternatives and 
a summary of their biological and economic impacts.
    April 23, 2019: ``Preseason Report III--Council-Adopted Management 
Measures and Environmental Assessment Part 3 for 2019 Ocean Salmon 
Fishery Regulations'' is scheduled to be posted on the Pacific Council 
website at http://www.pcouncil.org.
    May 1, 2019: Federal regulations for 2019 ocean salmon regulations 
are published in the Federal Register and implemented.

Meetings and Hearings

    January 22-25, 2019: The Salmon Technical Team (STT) will meet at 
the Council office in a public work session to draft ``Review of 2018 
Ocean Salmon Fisheries, Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation 
Document for the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan'' and to 
consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 
2019 ocean salmon fisheries. The STT may also discuss and work on 
salmon rebuilding plans as time allows.
    February 19-22, 2019: The STT will meet at the Council office in a 
public work session to draft ``Preseason Report I-Stock Abundance 
Analysis and Environmental Assessment Part 1 for 2019 Ocean Salmon 
Fishery Regulations'' and to consider any other estimation or 
methodology issues pertinent to the 2019 ocean salmon fisheries. The 
STT may also discuss and work on salmon rebuilding plans as time 
allows.
    March 25-26, 2019: Public hearings will be held to receive comments 
on the proposed ocean salmon fishery management alternatives adopted by 
the Pacific Council. Written comments received at the public hearings 
and a summary of oral comments heard at the hearings will be provided 
to the Pacific Council at its April meeting.
    All public hearings begin at 7 p.m. on the dates and locations 
specified below:
     March 25, 2019: Chateau Westport, Beach Room, 710 West 
Hancock, Westport, WA 98595, telephone: (360) 268-9101.
     March 25, 2019: Red Lion Hotel, South Umpqua Room, 1313 
North Bayshore Drive, Coos Bay, OR 97420, telephone: (541) 267-4141.
     March 26, 2019: Hampton Inn, Grand Ballroom, 1160 Airport 
Park Blvd., Ukiah, CA 95482, telephone: (707) 462-6555.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the STT meeting 
agendas may come before the STT for discussion, those issues may not be 
the subject of formal STT action during these meetings. STT action will 
be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and 
to any issues arising after publication of this document requiring 
emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified 
of the STT's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These public meetings and hearings are physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or 
other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at 
(503) 820-2280 (voice), or (503) 820-2299 (fax) at least 10 days prior 
to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: February 6, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-01875 Filed 2-8-19; 8:45 am]
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