Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 34874-34875 [2019-15319]

Download as PDF 34874 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 139 / Friday, July 19, 2019 / Notices 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. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: July 15, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–15351 Filed 7–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XH100 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 hold its 179th Council meeting by web conference to take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. The Council will also hold meetings of the Hawaii Archipelago Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) Advisory Panel (AP) and the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) by web conference. DATES: The Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP meeting and the 133rd SSC meeting will be held on August 7, 2019, and the 179th Council meeting will be held on August 8, 2019. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held by web conference. Audio and visual portions of the web conference can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/ join/info.wpcouncilnoaa.gov. Web conference access information will also be posted on the Council’s website at www.wpcouncil.org. For assistance with the web conference connection, contact the Council office at (808) 522–8220. The host site for the Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP meeting and the 133rd SSC meeting web conference will be the Council Conference Room, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:36 Jul 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 The following venues will be the host sites for the 179th Council Meeting web conference: Council Conference Room, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI; NOAA Pacific Islands Regional Office, American Samoa Field Office, Pago Plaza, Suite 202, Pago Pago Village, AS; Guam Hilton Resort and Spa, 202 Hilton Rd., Tumon Bay, GU; Department of Lands and Natural Resources Conference Room, Lower Base Dr., Saipan, MP. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; phone: (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522–8226 (fax). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP meeting will be held on August 7, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (Hawaii Standard Time (HST)). The 133rd SSC meeting will be held on August 7, 2019, from noon to 3 p.m. HST. The 179th Council Meeting will be held on August 8, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. HST (noon to 3 p.m. (Samoa Standard Time (SST)); August 9, 2019, from 9 a.m. to noon (Chamorro Standard Time (ChST)). Agenda item noted as ‘‘Final Action Item’’ refers to an action that may 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 MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act). Opportunities to present oral public comment will be provided throughout the agendas. The order of the agenda 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 179th Council meeting will be available at www.wpcouncil.org. Written public comments for the 179th Council meeting should be received at the Council office by 5 p.m. HST, August 5, 2019, 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. in the Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery (Action Item) 4. Public Comments 5. Discussion and Recommendations 6. Other Business Agenda for the Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP Meeting These meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Please direct requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids to Kitty M. Simonds (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (HST) 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Approval of Draft Agenda 3. Managing Loggerhead and Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agenda for the 133rd SSC Meeting Wednesday, August 7, 2019, Noon to 3 p.m. (HST) 1. Introductions 2. Approval of Draft Agenda and Assignment of Rapporteurs 3. Managing Loggerhead and Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions in the Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery (Action Item) 4. Report of the SSC Working Group 5. Public Comment 6. SSC Discussion and Recommendations 7. Other Business Agenda for 179th Council Meeting Thursday, August 8, 2019, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (HST) (Thursday, August 8, 2019, Noon to 3 p.m. (SST); Friday, August 9, 2019, 9 a.m. to Noon (ChST)) 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Approval of the 179th Agenda 3. Managing Loggerhead and Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions in the Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery (Final Action Item) 4. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations A. Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP B. SSC 5. Public Comments 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 179th 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 Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 139 / Friday, July 19, 2019 / Notices Dated: July 15, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. Dated: July 16, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–15319 Filed 7–18–19; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2019–15422 Filed 7–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XH104 RIN 0648–XH097 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Bluefish Fishery Management Action Team (FMAT) will hold a public meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, August 12, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar with an audio-only connection option. 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. 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 the meeting is for the FMAT to discuss draft alternatives based on the scoping comments and recreational/ commercial data for sector-based allocations, commercial allocations to the states, the transfer processes, and the Fishery Management Plan goals and objectives. An agenda and background documents will be posted to the Council’s website (www.mafmc.org) prior to the meeting. The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Joint Groundfish Committee and Advisory Panel to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 100 Boardman Street, Boston, MA 02129; phone: (617) 561–0798. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Special Accommodations 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. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:36 Jul 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. SUMMARY: Agenda The Joint Groundfish Committee and Advisory Panel will be discussing Amendment 23/Groundfish Monitoring—(1) receive an overview of electronic monitoring projects, (2) discuss draft alternatives for revisions to management uncertainty buffers, (3) receive an overview on the Enforcement Committee’s recommendations on the draft alternatives, (4) receive a progress report from the Plan Development Team. They will also receive an update on development of Framework Adjustment 59/Specifications. Other business will be discussed as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34875 issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s 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 Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: July 15, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–15318 Filed 7–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XH101 Fisheries of the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Meeting of the SEDAR Steering Committee. AGENCY: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet via webinar to discuss the NOAA Fisheries Southeast Fishery Science Center (SEFSC) Gulf of Mexico Surveys Marine Recreational Information Program white paper. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR Steering Committee webinar will be held August 26, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact John Carmichael (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please request webinar SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 139 (Friday, July 19, 2019)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-15319]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XH100


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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SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold its 179th Council meeting by web conference to take actions on 
fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. The Council 
will also hold meetings of the Hawaii Archipelago Fishery Ecosystem 
Plan (FEP) Advisory Panel (AP) and the Scientific and Statistical 
Committee (SSC) by web conference.

DATES: The Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP meeting and the 133rd SSC meeting 
will be held on August 7, 2019, and the 179th Council meeting will be 
held on August 8, 2019. For specific times and agendas, see 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held by web conference. Audio and 
visual portions of the web conference can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/join/info.wpcouncilnoaa.gov. Web conference access 
information will also be posted on the Council's website at 
www.wpcouncil.org. For assistance with the web conference connection, 
contact the Council office at (808) 522-8220.
    The host site for the Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP meeting and the 
133rd SSC meeting web conference will be the Council Conference Room, 
1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI. The following venues will be 
the host sites for the 179th Council Meeting web conference: Council 
Conference Room, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI; NOAA 
Pacific Islands Regional Office, American Samoa Field Office, Pago 
Plaza, Suite 202, Pago Pago Village, AS; Guam Hilton Resort and Spa, 
202 Hilton Rd., Tumon Bay, GU; Department of Lands and Natural 
Resources Conference Room, Lower Base Dr., Saipan, MP.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, 
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; phone: (808) 522-8220 
(voice) or (808) 522-8226 (fax).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP meeting will 
be held on August 7, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (Hawaii Standard Time 
(HST)). The 133rd SSC meeting will be held on August 7, 2019, from noon 
to 3 p.m. HST. The 179th Council Meeting will be held on August 8, 
2019, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. HST (noon to 3 p.m. (Samoa Standard Time 
(SST)); August 9, 2019, from 9 a.m. to noon (Chamorro Standard Time 
(ChST)). Agenda item noted as ``Final Action Item'' refers to an action 
that may 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 Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act). 
Opportunities to present oral public comment will be provided 
throughout the agendas. The order of the agenda 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 179th Council meeting will be 
available at www.wpcouncil.org. Written public comments for the 179th 
Council meeting should be received at the Council office by 5 p.m. HST, 
August 5, 2019, 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 Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP Meeting

Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (HST)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Approval of Draft Agenda
3. Managing Loggerhead and Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions in the 
Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery (Action Item)
4. Public Comments
5. Discussion and Recommendations
6. Other Business

Agenda for the 133rd SSC Meeting

Wednesday, August 7, 2019, Noon to 3 p.m. (HST)

1. Introductions
2. Approval of Draft Agenda and Assignment of Rapporteurs
3. Managing Loggerhead and Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions in the 
Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery (Action Item)
4. Report of the SSC Working Group
5. Public Comment
6. SSC Discussion and Recommendations
7. Other Business

Agenda for 179th Council Meeting

Thursday, August 8, 2019, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (HST) (Thursday, August 8, 
2019, Noon to 3 p.m. (SST); Friday, August 9, 2019, 9 a.m. to Noon 
(ChST))

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Approval of the 179th Agenda
3. Managing Loggerhead and Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions in the 
Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery (Final Action Item)
4. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
    A. Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP
    B. SSC
5. Public Comments
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 179th 
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. Please 
direct requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary 
aids to Kitty M. Simonds (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 
above) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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


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    Dated: July 15, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-15319 Filed 7-18-19; 8:45 am]
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