Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 47498-47499 [2019-19494]

Download as PDF 47498 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 10, 2019 / Notices Southern DPS fish, such that additional protections in the form of a federal take prohibition would not be necessary and advisable. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE II. Method of Collection RIN 0648–XV058 Respondents have a choice of either electronic or paper forms. Methods of submittal include email of electronic forms, and mail and facsimile transmission of paper forms. Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings OMB Control Number: 0648–0613. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal government; Federal government; business or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 58 Estimated Time per Response: Written notification describing research, monitoring or habitat restoration activities, 40 hours; development of fisheries management and evaluation plans or state 4(d) research programs, 40 hours; reports, 5 hours; development of a tribal fishery management plan, 20 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,760. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $200. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Sep 09, 2019 Jkt 247001 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: III. Data [FR Doc. 2019–19530 Filed 9–9–19; 8:45 am] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of its Marianas Regional Ecosystem Advisory Committee (REAC) and Marianas Advisory Panel (AP) to discuss fishery issues and develop recommendations for future ecosystem management of the archipelagic and pelagic fisheries and protected species. DATES: The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) REAC meeting will be held between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on September 25, 2019. The CNMI AP meeting will be held between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on September 25, 2019. The Guam REAC meeting will be held between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on September 27, 2019. The Guam AP meeting will be held between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on September 27, 2019. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The CNMI REAC and AP meetings will be held at the Chamolinian Room of Hyatt Regency Hotel, Royal Palm Avenue, Micro Beach Rd, Garapan, Saipan 96950, Northern Mariana Islands; telephone: (670) 234– 1234. The Guam REAC and AP meetings will be held at the Gallery Room of the Hilton Guam Resort and Spa, 202 Hilton Road, Tumon Bay, Guam 96913; telephone: (671) 646–1835. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council; telephone: (808) 522–8220; fax: (808) 522–8226. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public comment periods will be provided throughout the agendas. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. SUMMARY: Agenda for the CNMI REAC Meeting Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review of 2018 REAC Meeting 3. Overview of the 2019 REAC Meeting PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4. Information sourcing for local fishery ecosystem impacts of climate change 5. Sourcing for local data sources that can be used to support research 6. Setting local research priorities needed to address impacts of climate change on the local fishery ecosystems 7. Discussion on Coral Reef Grant Projects 8. Social, economic, and ecological characterization of shark depredation 9. Public Comment 10. Other Business 11. Discussion and Recommendations Agenda for the CNMI AP Meeting Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review of the last AP meeting and recommendations 3. 180th Council Meeting Action Items and Issues a. Territorial Bottomfish Stock Assessment b. Pacific Insular Fisheries Monitoring and Assessment Planning Summit 4. CNMI Reports a. Community Report b. Education Report c. Island Report d. Legislative Report e. 2018 Mariana Archipelago Fisheries Economics Survey 5. Island Fishery Issues & Activities a. Issues b. Activities 6. Public Comments 7. Discussion and Recommendations 8. Other Business Agenda for the Guam REAC Meeting Friday, September 27, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Overview of the REAC 2019 meeting 3. Information sourcing for local fishery ecosystem impacts of climate change 4. Sourcing for local data sources that can be used to support research 5. Setting local research priorities needed to address impacts of climate change on the local fishery ecosystems (include pelagics) 6. Discussion on Coral Reef Grant Projects 7. Social, economic, and ecological characterization of shark depredation 8. Public Comment 9. Other Business 10. Discussion and Recommendations E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 10, 2019 / Notices Agenda for the Guam AP Meeting Friday, September 27, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review of the last AP meeting and recommendations 3. 180th Council Meeting Action Items and Issues a. Territorial Bottomfish Stock Assessment b. Pacific Insular Fisheries Monitoring and Assessment Planning Summit 4. Guam Reports a. Community Report b. Education Report c. Island Report d. Legislative Report e. 2018 Mariana Archipelago Fisheries Economics Survey 5. Island Fishery Issues & Activities a. Issues b. Activities 6. Public Comments 7. Discussion and Recommendations 8. Other Business Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, telephone: (808) 522–8220; fax: (808) 522–8226, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 5, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19494 Filed 9–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XR038 Marine Mammals; File No. 23197 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Wildstar Films, South Parade Mansions, 71 Oakfield Road, Bristol BS8 2BB, U.K. (Responsible Party: Hugh Pearson), has applied in due form for a permit to conduct commercial photography on common dolphins (Delphinus delphis), Pacific white-sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens), northern SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Sep 09, 2019 Jkt 247001 right whale dolphins (Lissodelphis borealis), and California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before October 10, 2019. ADDRESSES: These documents are available upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 EastWest Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427– 8401; fax (301) 713–0376. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara Young or Carrie Hubard, (301) 427– 8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). The applicant proposes to film up to 2,000 common dolphins, 300 Pacific white-sided dolphins, 500 northern right whale dolphins, and 100 California sea lions off the coast of Newport, CA. Underwater video would be taken for a television documentary series on American wildlife for the National Geographic Channel. Filming could occur by vessel using a pole camera, by unmanned aircraft system, or by scuba diving. The permit would expire on December 31, 2020. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47499 Dated: September 5, 2019. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19517 Filed 9–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XU002 Meeting of the Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open public meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee’s (MAFAC’s) Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force (CBP Task Force). The CBP Task Force will discuss the issues outlined in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below. DATES: The meeting will be held on September 25, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT and September 26, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Port of Portland Headquarters, 8th floor, Chinook Room, 7200 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218; 503–415– 6000. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Cheney; NFMS West Coast Region; 503–231–6730; email: Katherine.Cheney@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of MAFAC’s CBP Task Force. The MAFAC was established by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) and, since 1971, advises the Secretary on all living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. The MAFAC charter and meeting information are located online at https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/topic/ partners#marine-fisheries-advisorycommittee-. The CBP Task Force reports to MAFAC and is being convened to develop recommendations for long-term goals to meet Columbia Basin salmon recovery, conservation needs, and harvest opportunities, in the context of habitat capacity and other factors that affect salmon mortality. More information is available at the CBP Task E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XV058


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 meetings of its Marianas Regional Ecosystem Advisory Committee 
(REAC) and Marianas Advisory Panel (AP) to discuss fishery issues and 
develop recommendations for future ecosystem management of the 
archipelagic and pelagic fisheries and protected species.

DATES: The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) REAC 
meeting will be held between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on September 25, 2019. 
The CNMI AP meeting will be held between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on September 
25, 2019. The Guam REAC meeting will be held between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. 
on September 27, 2019. The Guam AP meeting will be held between 5 p.m. 
and 8 p.m. on September 27, 2019. For specific times and agendas, see 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The CNMI REAC and AP meetings will be held at the 
Chamolinian Room of Hyatt Regency Hotel, Royal Palm Avenue, Micro Beach 
Rd, Garapan, Saipan 96950, Northern Mariana Islands; telephone: (670) 
234-1234. The Guam REAC and AP meetings will be held at the Gallery 
Room of the Hilton Guam Resort and Spa, 202 Hilton Road, Tumon Bay, 
Guam 96913; telephone: (671) 646-1835.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public comment periods will be provided 
throughout the agendas. The order in which agenda items are addressed 
may change. The meetings will run as late as necessary to complete 
scheduled business.

Agenda for the CNMI REAC Meeting

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Review of 2018 REAC Meeting
3. Overview of the 2019 REAC Meeting
4. Information sourcing for local fishery ecosystem impacts of climate 
change
5. Sourcing for local data sources that can be used to support research
6. Setting local research priorities needed to address impacts of 
climate change on the local fishery ecosystems
7. Discussion on Coral Reef Grant Projects
8. Social, economic, and ecological characterization of shark 
depredation
9. Public Comment
10. Other Business
11. Discussion and Recommendations

Agenda for the CNMI AP Meeting

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Review of the last AP meeting and recommendations
3. 180th Council Meeting Action Items and Issues
    a. Territorial Bottomfish Stock Assessment
    b. Pacific Insular Fisheries Monitoring and Assessment Planning 
Summit
4. CNMI Reports
    a. Community Report
    b. Education Report
    c. Island Report
    d. Legislative Report
    e. 2018 Mariana Archipelago Fisheries Economics Survey
5. Island Fishery Issues & Activities
    a. Issues
    b. Activities
6. Public Comments
7. Discussion and Recommendations
8. Other Business

Agenda for the Guam REAC Meeting

Friday, September 27, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Overview of the REAC 2019 meeting
3. Information sourcing for local fishery ecosystem impacts of climate 
change
4. Sourcing for local data sources that can be used to support research
5. Setting local research priorities needed to address impacts of 
climate change on the local fishery ecosystems (include pelagics)
6. Discussion on Coral Reef Grant Projects
7. Social, economic, and ecological characterization of shark 
depredation
8. Public Comment
9. Other Business
10. Discussion and Recommendations

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Agenda for the Guam AP Meeting

Friday, September 27, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Review of the last AP meeting and recommendations
3. 180th Council Meeting Action Items and Issues
    a. Territorial Bottomfish Stock Assessment
    b. Pacific Insular Fisheries Monitoring and Assessment Planning 
Summit
4. Guam Reports
    a. Community Report
    b. Education Report
    c. Island Report
    d. Legislative Report
    e. 2018 Mariana Archipelago Fisheries Economics Survey
5. Island Fishery Issues & Activities
    a. Issues
    b. Activities
6. Public Comments
7. Discussion and Recommendations
8. Other Business

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, telephone: (808) 
522-8220; fax: (808) 522-8226, at least 5 days prior to the meeting 
date.

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

    Dated: September 5, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-19494 Filed 9-9-19; 8:45 am]
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