North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 47260-47261 [2019-19382]

Download as PDF jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES 47260 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 174 / Monday, September 9, 2019 / Notices Adjustment 32 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop FMP. This framework includes 2020 fishery specifications, 2021 default specifications, and measures to mitigate impacts on Georges Bank yellowtail flounder. As part of this discussion, the Council will receive an overview of the 2019 scallop resource surveys. The Council also will receive an update on Amendment 21 to the FMP, which is being developed to address: (1) Northern Gulf of Maine (NGOM) Management Area issues, (2) the Limited Access General Category (LAGC) possession limit, and (3) the one-way transfer of individual fishing quota (IFQ) from Limited Access vessels with LAGC IFQ to vessels that only hold LAGC IFQ permits. Next, the Council will receive an overview of the Fishing Year 2018 Small-Mesh Multispecies (Whiting) Annual Monitoring Report and receive a brief update on southern red hake rebuilding measures. Following a lunch break, the Council will receive a report from its Habitat Committee. This will include: (1) An update on development of additional policies related to non-fishing activities; (2) an update on ongoing offshore energy activities in the Northeast Region; and (3) an overview of the revised joint New England/Mid-Atlantic Council offshore wind webpage. Then, the Council will receive two short reports on Highly Migratory Species (HMS) issues. The first will cover the HMS Advisory Panel’s September 4–5, 2019 meeting, and the second will cover the September 5–6, 2019 meeting of the Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT). Finally, the Council will close out the meeting with ‘‘other business.’’ Although non-emergency issues not contained on this agenda may come before the Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. The public also should be aware that the meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Sep 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 4, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19381 Filed 9–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Public Comment Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted either electronically to meetings.npfmc.org/ Meeting/Details/906 or 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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV052 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) Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee will meet September 23, 2019 through September 24, 2019. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Standard Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Building 4, Marine Mammal Conference Room (2039), at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115. Teleconference number: (877) 953–6215; pin 4546455. 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: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda Monday, September 23, 2019 to Tuesday, September 24, 2019 The agenda will include: Strategic review of fishery monitoring committee roles; review revisions of the observer fee analysis; EM updates; a review of the draft 2020 Observer Annual Deployment Plan; review Observer working conditions; review observer analytical task status; scheduling, and other issues. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/ 906 prior to the meeting, along with meeting materials. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 4, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19379 Filed 9–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV055 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet September 30, 2019 through October 9, 2019. DATES: The meetings will be held September 30, 2019 through October 9, 2019. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The Council, the SSC, and the Community Engagement Committee will be held at the Land’s End Resort, 4786 Homer Spit Rd., Homer, AK 99603. The AP and the Cook Inlet Salmon Committee will meet at the Best Western Bidarka Inn, 575 Sterling Hwy., Homer, AK 99603. 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: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 174 / Monday, September 9, 2019 / Notices The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. in the Quarter Deck Room, Land’s End Resort on Thursday, October 3, 2019 continuing through Wednesday, October 9, 2019. The Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. in the Quarter Deck Room, Land’s End Resort on Monday, September 30, 2019 and continue through Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. in the Williwaw room, Best Western Bidarka Inn on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 and continue through Saturday, October 5, 2019. The Cook Inlet Salmon Committee will meet on Monday, September 30, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Williwaw Room at the Best Western Bidarka Inn. The Salmon Outreach meeting will meet on Monday, September 30, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the Williwaw Room at the Best Western Bidarka Inn. The Community Engagement Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Harbor Room at the Land’s End Resort. The Introduction to the Council Process seminar will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., (Room TBD). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Agenda Monday, September 30, 2019 Through Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the Council’s plenary session will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. (1) Executive Director’s Report (including updates on the State Mariculture Taskforce, Gulf Watch Alaska, and the 2019 decksorting EFP) (2) NMFS Management Report (3) NOAA GC Report (4) AFSC Report (5) ADF&G Report (6) USCG Report (7) USFWS Report (8) BSAI Halibut ABM PSC Limits— Initial Review (9) Observer Fee Analysis—Final Action (10) Observer 2020 Annual Deployment Plan—Review (11) BSAI Crab: (a) ABC/OFL for 5 stocks; (b) Final 2018–19 SAFE report; (c) Crab Plan Team Report (12) BSAI Groundfish—Proposed Harvest Specifications (13) GOA Groundfish—Proposed Harvest Specifications (14) Sculpins to Ecosystem Components—Final Action (15) BSAI Parallel Waters—Initial Review VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Sep 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 (16) Trawl EM (17) BSAI Pcod Trawl/Pot CV Management (18) Stranded BSAI and GOA Pcod— Discussion Paper (19) BSAI Pcod Pot CPT Participation— Discussion Paper (20) Cook Inlet Salmon FMP (21) Staff Tasking The Advisory Panel will address Council agenda items (8–21). The SSC agenda will include the following issues: (1) AFSC Report (2) BSAI Halibut ABM PSC Limits— Initial Review (3) Observer 2020 Annual Deployment Plan—Review (4) BSAI Crab: (a) ABC/OFL for 5 stocks; (b) Final 2018–19 SAFE report; (c) Crab Plan Team Report (5) BSAI Groundfish—Proposed Harvest Specifications (6) GOA Groundfish—Proposed Harvest Specifications (7) BSAI Parallel Waters—Initial Review (8) Trawl EM In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery management decisions, the SSC functions as the Council’s primary peer review panel for scientific information, as described by the Magnuson-Stevens Act section 302(g)(1)(e), and the National Standard 2 guidelines (78 FR 43066). The peer review process is also deemed to satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, including the OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines. The Cook Inlet Salmon Committee will review a draft outline for the description of human communities potentially affected by the FMP amendment, as well as management measure recommendations on reporting and monitoring requirements. The Committee will also review the timeline for completion of the amendment and new business, as needed. The Salmon Outreach event is intended to provide stakeholders and the general public with an overview of the issues involved in Council management of salmon fishing in federal waters of Cook Inlet. The Community Engagement Committee will review existing Council engagement strategies and practices to develop recommendations to improve Council engagement with rural and Alaska Native communities, review progress on CEC recommendations, NMFS Tribal Consultation and coordination efforts, and begin the process of developing recommendations for tools and methods for the Council to engage rural communities. The Council’s ‘‘Introduction to the Council Process’’ seminar will provide PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47261 information to the public on the Council process, how they can effectively patriciate in the process, and provide an opportunity for them to ask questions of the staff. The Agendas are subject to change, and the latest versions will be posted at meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/ 823. Public Comment Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted either electronically at: meetings.npfmc.org/ Meeting/Details/823 or through the mail: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. Deadline for comments is September 27, 2019, at 12 p.m. 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. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 4, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19382 Filed 9–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Global Markets Advisory Committee; Meeting Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that on September 24, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC) will hold a public meeting in the Conference Center at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s headquarters in Washington, DC. At this meeting, the GMAC will hear presentations on developments regarding the implementation of margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives, and on EMIR 2.2 and responses to the consultation by the European Securities and Markets Authority on various aspects of EMIR 2.2 affecting thirdcountry central counterparties. DATES: The meeting will be held on September 24, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 174 (Monday, September 9, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47260-47261]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-19382]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XV055


North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its 
advisory committees will meet September 30, 2019 through October 9, 
2019.

DATES: The meetings will be held September 30, 2019 through October 9, 
2019. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times.

ADDRESSES: The Council, the SSC, and the Community Engagement Committee 
will be held at the Land's End Resort, 4786 Homer Spit Rd., Homer, AK 
99603. The AP and the Cook Inlet Salmon Committee will meet at the Best 
Western Bidarka Inn, 575 Sterling Hwy., Homer, AK 99603.
    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: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone: 
(907) 271-2809.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will begin its plenary session 
at 8 a.m. in the Quarter Deck Room, Land's End Resort on Thursday, 
October 3, 2019 continuing through Wednesday, October 9, 2019. The 
Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 
a.m. in the Quarter Deck Room, Land's End Resort on Monday, September 
30, 2019 and continue through Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The Council's 
Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. in the Williwaw room, Best 
Western Bidarka Inn on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 and continue through 
Saturday, October 5, 2019. The Cook Inlet Salmon Committee will meet on 
Monday, September 30, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Williwaw Room 
at the Best Western Bidarka Inn. The Salmon Outreach meeting will meet 
on Monday, September 30, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the 
Williwaw Room at the Best Western Bidarka Inn.
    The Community Engagement Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 1, 
2019, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Harbor Room at the Land's End 
Resort. The Introduction to the Council Process seminar will be held on 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., (Room TBD).

Agenda

Monday, September 30, 2019 Through Wednesday, October 9, 2019

    Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the Council's plenary 
session will include the following issues. The Council may take 
appropriate action on any of the issues identified.

(1) Executive Director's Report (including updates on the State 
Mariculture Taskforce, Gulf Watch Alaska, and the 2019 decksorting EFP)
(2) NMFS Management Report
(3) NOAA GC Report
(4) AFSC Report
(5) ADF&G Report
(6) USCG Report
(7) USFWS Report
(8) BSAI Halibut ABM PSC Limits--Initial Review
(9) Observer Fee Analysis--Final Action
(10) Observer 2020 Annual Deployment Plan--Review
(11) BSAI Crab: (a) ABC/OFL for 5 stocks; (b) Final 2018-19 SAFE 
report; (c) Crab Plan Team Report
(12) BSAI Groundfish--Proposed Harvest Specifications
(13) GOA Groundfish--Proposed Harvest Specifications
(14) Sculpins to Ecosystem Components--Final Action
(15) BSAI Parallel Waters--Initial Review
(16) Trawl EM
(17) BSAI Pcod Trawl/Pot CV Management
(18) Stranded BSAI and GOA Pcod--Discussion Paper
(19) BSAI Pcod Pot CPT Participation--Discussion Paper
(20) Cook Inlet Salmon FMP
(21) Staff Tasking

    The Advisory Panel will address Council agenda items (8-21).
    The SSC agenda will include the following issues:

(1) AFSC Report
(2) BSAI Halibut ABM PSC Limits--Initial Review
(3) Observer 2020 Annual Deployment Plan--Review
(4) BSAI Crab: (a) ABC/OFL for 5 stocks; (b) Final 2018-19 SAFE report; 
(c) Crab Plan Team Report
(5) BSAI Groundfish--Proposed Harvest Specifications
(6) GOA Groundfish--Proposed Harvest Specifications
(7) BSAI Parallel Waters--Initial Review
(8) Trawl EM

    In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery 
management decisions, the SSC functions as the Council's primary peer 
review panel for scientific information, as described by the Magnuson-
Stevens Act section 302(g)(1)(e), and the National Standard 2 
guidelines (78 FR 43066). The peer review process is also deemed to 
satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, including the 
OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines.
    The Cook Inlet Salmon Committee will review a draft outline for the 
description of human communities potentially affected by the FMP 
amendment, as well as management measure recommendations on reporting 
and monitoring requirements. The Committee will also review the 
timeline for completion of the amendment and new business, as needed. 
The Salmon Outreach event is intended to provide stakeholders and the 
general public with an overview of the issues involved in Council 
management of salmon fishing in federal waters of Cook Inlet. The 
Community Engagement Committee will review existing Council engagement 
strategies and practices to develop recommendations to improve Council 
engagement with rural and Alaska Native communities, review progress on 
CEC recommendations, NMFS Tribal Consultation and coordination efforts, 
and begin the process of developing recommendations for tools and 
methods for the Council to engage rural communities. The Council's 
``Introduction to the Council Process'' seminar will provide 
information to the public on the Council process, how they can 
effectively patriciate in the process, and provide an opportunity for 
them to ask questions of the staff.
    The Agendas are subject to change, and the latest versions will be 
posted at meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/823.

Public Comment

    Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted 
either electronically at: meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/823 or 
through the mail: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th 
Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252. Deadline for comments is 
September 27, 2019, at 12 p.m.

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.

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

    Dated: September 4, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-19382 Filed 9-6-19; 8:45 am]
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