Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 5425-5426 [2019-02959]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 35 / Thursday, February 21, 2019 / Notices Special Accommodations DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG825 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 (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda details. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the Hyatt Place Inner Harbor, 511 South Central Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201; telephone: (410) 558–1840. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; website: www.mafmc.org. SUMMARY: amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this meeting is to review the most recent survey and fishery data and the currently implemented 2020 acceptable biological catch (ABC) for golden and blueline tilefish. The SSC will also review and provide feedback on the most recent Mid-Atlantic State of the Ecosystem report, other Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) related activities and the Council’s Comprehensive Research Plan. The SSC will review changes to the stock assessment schedule and peer review process for Mid-Atlantic and New England species as recently approved by the Northeast Regional Coordinating Council (NRCC). The SSC will also review and discuss recent activities by the Northeast Trawl Advisory Panel (NTAP). In addition, the SSC may take up any other business as necessary. A detailed agenda and background documents will be made available on the Council’s website (www.mafmc.org) prior to the meeting. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Feb 20, 2019 Jkt 247001 Dated: February 15, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–02961 Filed 2–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG827 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of telephonic meeting. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee Subgroup will hold a teleconference on March 27, 2019. DATES: The teleconference will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Alaska Standard Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held telephonically. Teleconference number: (907) 271–2896. 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: Elizabeth Figus, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2801. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda Wednesday, March 27, 2019 The agenda will be to: Finalize recommendations for how to potentially lower costs and increase observer coverage rates in the partial coverage observer category for groundfish and halibut fisheries, while maintaining: the data sufficient for managing the fisheries; randomized deployment; and, cost equity considerations among participants. This may include providing input on differential deployment base levels by gear type. If time allows, the subgroup may also discuss recommendations of the Observer Fee Analysis Initial Review PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5425 document and other items at the discretion of the Chair. 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 to Elizabeth Figus, Council staff: Elizabeth.figus@noaa.gov or through the mail: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. Special Accommodations These meetings are 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 15, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–02963 Filed 2–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG823 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting (webinar). AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a public hearing via webinar to discuss Shrimp Amendment 18—Evaluation of Shrimp Effort Threshold Reduction in the Area Monitored for Juvenile Red Snapper Bycatch. DATES: The webinar will be held Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 6 p.m. and will conclude no later than 9 p.m. ADDRESSES: The public hearing meeting will be held via webinar. A public listening station is available at the Gulf Council office (address below). Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Muehlstein, Public Information SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 5426 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 35 / Thursday, February 21, 2019 / Notices Officer, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; emily.muehlstein@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Council staff will brief the public on the purpose and need of the amendment. The Council is currently considering increasing the amount of shrimp effort allowed in the special area that is monitored for juvenile red snapper bycatch. Analysis shows that the effort reduction threshold, which currently requires that shrimp effort in the area monitored for juvenile red snapper be 67 percent below the effort in the baseline years of 2001–03, can be reduced to 60 percent without affecting the rebuilding of the red snapper stock. The schedule is as follows: Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; website: www.mafmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MidAtlantic Fishery Management Council is holding a meeting of the Northeast Regional Marine Fish Habitat Assessment—Steering Committee to review a habitat science workplan. An agenda and background documents will be posted at the Council’s website (www.mafmc.org) prior to the meeting. Special Accommodations Thursday, March 21, 2019; 6 p.m.–9 p.m. The meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may register for the webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the meeting on the calendar. The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on as they become available. Dated: February 15, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: February 15, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–02960 Filed 2–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P [FR Doc. 2019–02959 Filed 2–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Assessment Governing Board National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration AGENCY: National Assessment Governing Board, U.S. Department of Education. ACTION: Announcement of open and closed meetings. RIN 0648–XG824 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 will hold a public meeting of the Northeast Regional Marine Fish Habitat Assessment— Steering Committee. DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, March 29, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda details. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport, 1516 Aero Drive, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090; telephone (410) 691–0500. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Feb 20, 2019 Jkt 247001 This notice sets forth the agenda for the February 28-March 2, 2019 Quarterly Board Meeting of the National Assessment Governing Board (hereafter referred to as Governing Board). This notice provides information to members of the public who may be interested in attending the meeting or providing written comments related to the work of the Governing Board. Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). DATES: The Quarterly Board Meeting will be held on the following dates: • February 28, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. • March 1, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. • March 2, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City, 1250 South Hayes Street, Arlington, VA 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Munira Mwalimu, Executive Officer/ Designated Federal Official for the Governing Board, 800 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 825, Washington, DC 20002, telephone: (202) 357–6938, fax: (202) 357–6945, email: Munira.Mwalimu@ed.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Statutory Authority and Function: The Governing Board is established under the National Assessment of Educational Progress Authorization Act, Title III of Public Law 107–279. The Governing Board is established to formulate policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The Governing Board’s responsibilities include the following: Selecting subject areas to be assessed, developing assessment frameworks and specifications, developing appropriate student achievement levels for each grade and subject tested, developing standards and procedures for interstate and national comparisons, improving the form and use of NAEP, developing guidelines for reporting and disseminating results, and releasing initial NAEP results to the public. ADDRESSES: February 28–March 2, 2019 Committee Meetings The Governing Board’s standing committees will meet to conduct regularly scheduled work based on agenda items planned for this Quarterly Board Meeting and follow-up items as reported in the Governing Board’s committee meeting minutes available at https://www.nagb.gov/governing-board/ quarterly-board-meetings.html. Detailed Meeting Agenda: February 28, 2019 February 28: Committee Meetings Assessment Development Committee: Closed Session: 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Open Session 1:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Executive Committee: Open Session: 4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Closed Session 4:45 p.m. to 5:55 p.m.; Open Session: 5:55 p.m.–6:00 p.m. March 1: Full Governing Board and Committee Meetings Full Governing Board: Open Session: 8:30 a.m. to 8:40 a.m.; Closed Sessions: 8:40 a.m. to 10: 00 a.m.; 1:00 p.m.–4:45 p.m.; Open Session: 4:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Committee Meetings: 10:20 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Assessment Development Committee: Open Session: 10:20 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Reporting and Dissemination: Open Session: 10:20 a.m. to 10:25 a.m.; Closed E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 35 (Thursday, February 21, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5425-5426]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-02959]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG823


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting (webinar).

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a 
public hearing via webinar to discuss Shrimp Amendment 18--Evaluation 
of Shrimp Effort Threshold Reduction in the Area Monitored for Juvenile 
Red Snapper Bycatch.

DATES: The webinar will be held Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 6 p.m. and 
will conclude no later than 9 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The public hearing meeting will be held via webinar. A 
public listening station is available at the Gulf Council office 
(address below).
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W 
Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348-1630.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Muehlstein, Public Information

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Officer, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; 
emily.muehlstein@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348-1630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  Council staff will brief the public on the 
purpose and need of the amendment. The Council is currently considering 
increasing the amount of shrimp effort allowed in the special area that 
is monitored for juvenile red snapper bycatch. Analysis shows that the 
effort reduction threshold, which currently requires that shrimp effort 
in the area monitored for juvenile red snapper be 67 percent below the 
effort in the baseline years of 2001-03, can be reduced to 60 percent 
without affecting the rebuilding of the red snapper stock. The schedule 
is as follows:

Thursday, March 21, 2019; 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

    The meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may register for the 
webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the meeting on 
the calendar. The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version 
along with other meeting materials will be posted on as they become 
available.

    Dated: February 15, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-02959 Filed 2-20-19; 8:45 am]
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