Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 19766 [2019-09192]

Download as PDF 19766 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 87 / Monday, May 6, 2019 / Notices Council’s website at: http://safmc.net/ safmc-meetings/current-advisory-panelmeetings/ as it becomes available. The Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management AP meeting agenda includes the following: South Atlantic Deep Water Ecosystem Mapping/Characterization—2019 Activities; ecosystem considerations— prey supporting Dolphin Wahoo fisheries; the Council’s Citizen Science Program; the Southeast Connectivity and Adaptation Strategy; State activities addressing climate resiliency; documenting occurrence and impacts of extreme weather events; energy development activities in the South Atlantic; regional fishery independent research update; NOAA Fisheries Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management activities for the South Atlantic region: Status and timelines for completion of deliverables supporting the Council’s Fishery Ecosystem Plan (EFP) II; and the FEP II Implementation Plan—Two Year Roadmap. The AP meeting will include a lunch webinar on Anthropogenic Sound Sources—Pile Driving and Wind Turbines. The AP will also discuss applying innovative technologies to characterize fish habitat and spawning events; Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) Regional Coastal Ocean Observing Plan; and the South Atlantic Ecopath with Ecosim Model. The AP will develop recommendations as necessary for consideration by the Council’s Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 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: May 1, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–09191 Filed 5–3–19; 8:45 am] jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:35 May 03, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XH023 Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Southern Resident Killer Whale (SRKW) Workgroup (Workgroup) will hold a meeting that is open to the public. This is a public meeting and not a public hearing. Public comments will be taken at the discretion of the Workgroup chair as time allows. The Workgroup will be focused solely on Pacific Council-area ocean salmon fisheries. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24, 2019. The meeting will start at 10 a.m. and will end at 5 p.m. on May 23. The meeting will continue on May 24 at 9 a.m. and will end at 2 p.m., or until business is complete. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Airport, Oak Meeting Room, 7900 NE 82nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97220; telephone: (503) 460–3000. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Robin Ehlke, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At the March 2019 Pacific Council meeting, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced plans to reinitiate Endangered Species Act (ESA) consultation on the effect of Pacific Council-area ocean salmon fisheries on SRKW. NMFS and the Pacific Council agreed on a collaborative approach and began establishing work plans and a tentative schedule. At the April 2019 meeting, the Pacific Council formed the Workgroup to reassess the effects of Pacific Council-area ocean salmon fisheries on the Chinook salmon prey base of SRKW. A draft Terms of Reference was reviewed by the Pacific Council which describes the purpose of the Workgroup, a proposed timeline to accomplish this task, and a list of participants. Supporting documents can be found in the Pacific Council’s April SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2019 Briefing Book (Agenda Item F.3.a, Supplemental NMFS Report 1, April 2019 and Agenda Item D.6.a, Supplemental NMFS Report 1, April 2019). The primary purpose of this first work session is to review the purpose of the Workgroup, discuss the current status of SRKW, exchange ideas regarding risk assessment methods and criteria for evaluating Pacific Council salmon fisheries, and to develop a work plan for the first draft of a risk assessment report. The Workgroup may also discuss and consider other items of interest on the Pacific Council’s June 2019 meeting agenda. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the Workgroup meeting agenda may come before the Workgroup for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. The Workgroup will provide a summary of this meeting to the Pacific Council, its advisory bodies, and the public at the June 2019 Pacific Council meeting in San Diego, CA. 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: May 1, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–09192 Filed 5–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XH016 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 87 (Monday, May 6, 2019)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XH023


Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Ad 
Hoc Southern Resident Killer Whale (SRKW) Workgroup (Workgroup) will 
hold a meeting that is open to the public. This is a public meeting and 
not a public hearing. Public comments will be taken at the discretion 
of the Workgroup chair as time allows. The Workgroup will be focused 
solely on Pacific Council-area ocean salmon fisheries.

DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24, 
2019. The meeting will start at 10 a.m. and will end at 5 p.m. on May 
23. The meeting will continue on May 24 at 9 a.m. and will end at 2 
p.m., or until business is complete.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton 
Portland Airport, Oak Meeting Room, 7900 NE 82nd Avenue, Portland, OR 
97220; telephone: (503) 460-3000.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Robin Ehlke, Pacific Council; 
telephone: (503) 820-2410.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At the March 2019 Pacific Council meeting, 
the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced plans to 
reinitiate Endangered Species Act (ESA) consultation on the effect of 
Pacific Council-area ocean salmon fisheries on SRKW. NMFS and the 
Pacific Council agreed on a collaborative approach and began 
establishing work plans and a tentative schedule. At the April 2019 
meeting, the Pacific Council formed the Workgroup to reassess the 
effects of Pacific Council-area ocean salmon fisheries on the Chinook 
salmon prey base of SRKW. A draft Terms of Reference was reviewed by 
the Pacific Council which describes the purpose of the Workgroup, a 
proposed timeline to accomplish this task, and a list of participants. 
Supporting documents can be found in the Pacific Council's April 2019 
Briefing Book (Agenda Item F.3.a, Supplemental NMFS Report 1, April 
2019 and Agenda Item D.6.a, Supplemental NMFS Report 1, April 2019).
    The primary purpose of this first work session is to review the 
purpose of the Workgroup, discuss the current status of SRKW, exchange 
ideas regarding risk assessment methods and criteria for evaluating 
Pacific Council salmon fisheries, and to develop a work plan for the 
first draft of a risk assessment report. The Workgroup may also discuss 
and consider other items of interest on the Pacific Council's June 2019 
meeting agenda. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the 
Workgroup meeting agenda may come before the Workgroup for discussion, 
those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this 
meeting. The Workgroup will provide a summary of this meeting to the 
Pacific Council, its advisory bodies, and the public at the June 2019 
Pacific Council meeting in San Diego, CA.
    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: May 1, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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