Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings, 11056-11057 [2019-05570]

Download as PDF 11056 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 57 / Monday, March 25, 2019 / Notices office, similar to all other briefing materials. Written comment to be considered by the SEP and SSC shall be provided to the Council office no later than one week prior to an SSC meeting. For this meeting, the deadline for submission of written comment is 12 p.m., Monday, April 1, 2019. Multiple opportunities for comment on agenda items will be provided during SSC meetings. Open comment periods will be provided at the start of the meeting and near the conclusion. Those interested in providing comment should indicate such in the manner requested by the Chair, who will then recognize individuals to provide comment. Additional opportunities for comment on specific agenda items will be provided, as each item is discussed, between initial presentations and SSC discussion. Those interested in providing comment should indicate such in the manner requested by the Chair, who will then recognize individuals to provide comment. All comments are part of the record of the meeting. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice 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 These meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the SAFMC office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 19, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–05569 Filed 3–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Mar 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Tuesday, April 9, 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Excessive Shares Amendment Approve Public Hearing Document RIN 0648–XG902 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold public meetings of the Council and its Committees. DATES: The meetings will be held Monday, April 8, 2019 through Thursday, April 11, 2019. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. SUMMARY: ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Icona Avalon Resort, 7849 Dune Dr., Avalon, NJ 08202 telephone: (609) 368–5155. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State St., Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D. Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: (302) 526–5255. The Council’s website, www.mafmc.org also has details on the meeting location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and briefing materials. The following items are on the agenda, though agenda items may be addressed out of order (changes will be noted on the Council’s website when possible.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Monday, April 8, 2019 Law Enforcement, HMS, and Tilefish Committees Review recommendations from the Law Enforcement/For-Hire Workshop (November 13–14, 2018) and develop recommendations on further Council actions. NEFMC Listening Session for the Recreational Groundfish (Northeast Multispecies) Party/Charter Fishery The NEFMC may develop an amendment to the Fishery Management Plan for Northeast Multispecies and is seeking public input on the possibility of developing a limited access program for the recreational groundfish party and charter fishery. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Atlantic Surfclam 2019 and 2020 Specifications Review and possibly revise 2019 and 2020 specifications based on SSC revision of OFL/ABC. Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Catch Share Program Review Presentation of final report (Northern Economics, Inc.) and initiate public comment period. Blueline Tilefish 2020 Specifications Review SSC, Advisory Panel, Monitoring Committee, and staff recommendations for 2020 specifications. Golden Tilefish 2020 Specifications Review SSC, Advisory Panel, Monitoring Committee, and staff recommendations for 2020 specifications. Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Commercial eVTR Omnibus Framework Framework Meeting 1. Mid-Atlantic State of the Ecosystem Report EAFM Updates 2019 Risk Assessment Report and Summer Flounder Conceptual Model update. Update on Habitat Activities Update on Northeast Regional Fish Habitat Assessment and update on projects of interest in region. Illex Permitting and Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan Goals Amendment Additional scoping hearing. Thursday, April 11, 2019 RODA Update and Meeting with UK Fisherman Updates regarding regional science and monitoring for offshore wind energy and fisheries interactions and discussion with UK fishermen regarding British offshore wind experiences. Business Session Committee Reports (SSC and Law Enforcement/HMS/Tilefish Committees); Executive Director’s Report; Organization Reports; and, Liaison Reports. Continuing and New Business Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 57 / Monday, March 25, 2019 / Notices before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations 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: March 19, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–05570 Filed 3–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG828 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings; Correction National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings. The document listed on the agenda, under the heading, ‘‘Schedule of Ancillary Meetings’’, for Day 2, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, that the Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory Committee, 8 a.m. and the Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Technical Advisory Committee, 8 a.m. are meeting, but these meetings have been cancelled. The agenda for the meetings has removed these topics and are corrected as set out in this document. SUMMARY: The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet April 9–16, 2019. The Pacific Council meeting will begin on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 9 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Mar 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 reconvening at 8 a.m. each day through Monday, April 16, 2019. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Thursday, April 11 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Pacific Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business. ADDRESSES: The meetings of the Pacific Council and its advisory entities will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Sonoma, One Doubletree Drive, Rohnert Park, CA; telephone: (707) 584–5466. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. Instructions for attending the meeting via live stream broadcast are given under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chuck Tracy, Executive Director; telephone: (503) 820–2280 or (866) 806– 7204 toll-free; or access the Pacific Council website, http:// www.pcouncil.org for the current meeting location, proposed agenda, and meeting briefing materials. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The original notice published in the Federal Register on February 21, 2019 (84 FR 5421). The April meeting of the Pacific Council will be streamed live on the internet. The broadcasts begin initially at 9 a.m. PDT Thursday, April 11, 2019 and continue at 8 a.m. daily through Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Broadcasts end daily at 5 p.m. PDT or when business for the day is complete. Only the audio portion and presentations displayed on the screen at the Pacific Council meeting will be broadcast. The audio portion is listen-only; you will be unable to speak to the Pacific Council via the broadcast. To access the meeting online, please use the following link: http://www.gotomeeting.com/online/ webinar/join-webinar and enter the April Webinar ID, 634–645–459, and your email address. You can attend the webinar online using a computer, tablet, or smart phone, using the GoToMeeting application. It is recommended that you use a computer headset to listen to the meeting, but you may use your telephone for the audio-only portion of the meeting. The audio portion may be attended using a telephone by dialing the toll number 1–562–247–8422 (not a toll-free number), audio access code 532–691–006, and entering the audio pin shown after joining the webinar. The following items are on the Pacific Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order. Agenda items noted as ‘‘Final PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11057 Action’’ refer to actions requiring the Council to transmit 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 MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. Additional detail on agenda items, Council action, advisory entity meeting times, and meeting rooms are described in Agenda Item A.4, Proposed Council Meeting Agenda, and will be in the advance April 2019 briefing materials and posted on the Pacific Council website at www.pcouncil.org no later than Friday, March 22, 2019. These agenda items correct the original meeting notice. A. Call to Order 1. Opening Remarks 2. Roll Call 3. Executive Director’s Report 4. Approve Agenda B. Open Comment Period 1. Comments on Non-Agenda Items C. Habitat 1. Current Habitat Issues D. Administrative Matters 1. National Marine Sanctuaries Coordination Report 2. Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program Review 3. Legislative Matters 4. Allocation Review Procedures— Preliminary 5. Fiscal Matters 6. Membership Appointments, Statement of Organization, Practices and Procedures and Council Operating Procedures 7. Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning E. Coastal Pelagic Species Management 1. National Marine Fisheries Service Report 2. 2019 Exempted Fishing Permits (EFPs)— Final Approval 3. Pacific Sardine Assessment, Harvest Specifications, and Management Measures—Final Action 4. Central Subpopulation of Northern Anchovy Management Update 5. Central Subpopulation of Northern Anchovy Litigation Response F. Salmon Management 1. Tentative Adoption of 2019 Management Measures for Analysis 2. Clarify Council Direction on 2019 Management Measures 3. Southern Resident Killer Whale Endangered Species Act Consultation Reinitiation Update 4. Methodology Review Preliminary Topic Selection 5. Salmon Rebuilding Plan Update 6. Further Direction on 2019 Management Measures 7. Final Action on 2019 Management Measures G. Groundfish Management 1. National Marine Fisheries Service Report E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 57 (Monday, March 25, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11056-11057]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-05570]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG902


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold public meetings of the Council and its Committees.

DATES: The meetings will be held Monday, April 8, 2019 through 
Thursday, April 11, 2019. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Icona Avalon 
Resort, 7849 Dune Dr., Avalon, NJ 08202 telephone: (609) 368-5155.
    Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. 
State St., Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D. Executive 
Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: (302) 
526-5255. The Council's website, www.mafmc.org also has details on the 
meeting location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and 
briefing materials.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the agenda, 
though agenda items may be addressed out of order (changes will be 
noted on the Council's website when possible.)

Monday, April 8, 2019

Law Enforcement, HMS, and Tilefish Committees

    Review recommendations from the Law Enforcement/For-Hire Workshop 
(November 13-14, 2018) and develop recommendations on further Council 
actions.

NEFMC Listening Session for the Recreational Groundfish (Northeast 
Multispecies) Party/Charter Fishery

    The NEFMC may develop an amendment to the Fishery Management Plan 
for Northeast Multispecies and is seeking public input on the 
possibility of developing a limited access program for the recreational 
groundfish party and charter fishery.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Excessive Shares Amendment

    Approve Public Hearing Document

Atlantic Surfclam 2019 and 2020 Specifications

    Review and possibly revise 2019 and 2020 specifications based on 
SSC revision of OFL/ABC.

Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Catch Share Program Review

    Presentation of final report (Northern Economics, Inc.) and 
initiate public comment period.

Blueline Tilefish 2020 Specifications

    Review SSC, Advisory Panel, Monitoring Committee, and staff 
recommendations for 2020 specifications.

Golden Tilefish 2020 Specifications

    Review SSC, Advisory Panel, Monitoring Committee, and staff 
recommendations for 2020 specifications.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Commercial eVTR Omnibus Framework

    Framework Meeting 1.

Mid-Atlantic State of the Ecosystem Report

EAFM Updates

    2019 Risk Assessment Report and Summer Flounder Conceptual Model 
update.

Update on Habitat Activities

    Update on Northeast Regional Fish Habitat Assessment and update on 
projects of interest in region.

Illex Permitting and Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management 
Plan Goals Amendment

    Additional scoping hearing.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

    RODA Update and Meeting with UK Fisherman
    Updates regarding regional science and monitoring for offshore wind 
energy and fisheries interactions and discussion with UK fishermen 
regarding British offshore wind experiences.

Business Session

    Committee Reports (SSC and Law Enforcement/HMS/Tilefish 
Committees); Executive Director's Report; Organization Reports; and, 
Liaison Reports.

Continuing and New Business

    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come

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before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), 
those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these 
meetings. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically 
identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of 
this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the 
Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the 
Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    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: March 19, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-05570 Filed 3-22-19; 8:45 am]
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