New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 48601 [2019-19960]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 179 / Monday, September 16, 2019 / Notices operate to the disadvantage of such endangered species; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in Section 2 of the ESA. Authority: The requested permits have been issued under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226), as applicable. Dated: September 10, 2019. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19935 Filed 9–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV069 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific & Statistical Committee 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. SUMMARY: This meeting will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019, beginning at 10 a.m. and Friday, October 18, 2019, beginning at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, Boston Logan, 100 Boardman Street, Boston, MA 02128; phone: (617) 567–6789. 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: jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Sep 13, 2019 Jkt 247001 48601 Agenda DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The Scientific and Statistical Committee will: Review recent stock assessment information from the 2017 Groundfish Management Track Assessments, information provided by the Council’s Groundfish Plan Development Team (PDT) and recommend the overfishing levels and acceptable biological catch for Georges Bank (GB) cod, Gulf of Maine (GOM) cod, GB haddock, GOM haddock, Cape Cod/GOM yellowtail flounder, Southern New England/MidAtlantic yellowtail flounder, GB winter flounder, American plaice, witch flounder, pollock, white hake, Atlantic halibut, Northern windowpane flounder, and Southern windowpane flounder for fishing years 2020–21. They will also review the information provided by the Council’s Scallop PDT and recommend the overfishing levels (OFLs) and acceptable biological catches (ABCs) for Atlantic sea scallops for fishing years 2020–21 (default). Other business will be discussed as needed. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this 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 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. 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. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 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. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 11, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19960 Filed 9–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 RIN 0648–XV068 Gulf of Mexico 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 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a oneday meeting of its Reef Fish Advisory Panel (AP). DATES: The meeting will convene on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., EDT. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf Council office. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Rindone, Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; ryan.rindone@gulfcouncil.org; telephone: (813) 348–1630. The Council’s website, www.gulfcouncil.org also has details on the meeting location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and other 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.) SUMMARY: Wednesday, October 2, 2019; 8:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m. Introduction of members, adoption of agenda, and approval of minutes from the May 9, 2019 meeting (webinar). Staff will review the Scope of Work; and, hold an election for the Chair and Vice Chair seats. The AP will receive presentations on SEDAR 61: Gulf of Mexico Red Grouper Stock Assessment and an update on SEDAR 49: Gulf of Mexico Lane Snapper Itarget Assessment, along with the SSC Recommendations for Overfishing Limits (OFL) and Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) for both; and, review the SEDAR 61 Executive Summary. The AP will receive updates on Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Expansion: Sanctuary Plan and Comments; Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Expansion; and, the progress for Coral Amendment 9. The AP will review draft Framework Action to Modify Greater Amberjack E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XV069


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific & Statistical Committee 
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 Thursday, October 17, 2019, 
beginning at 10 a.m. and Friday, October 18, 2019, beginning at 9 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, Boston 
Logan, 100 Boardman Street, Boston, MA 02128; phone: (617) 567-6789.
    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: 

Agenda

    The Scientific and Statistical Committee will:
    Review recent stock assessment information from the 2017 Groundfish 
Management Track Assessments, information provided by the Council's 
Groundfish Plan Development Team (PDT) and recommend the overfishing 
levels and acceptable biological catch for Georges Bank (GB) cod, Gulf 
of Maine (GOM) cod, GB haddock, GOM haddock, Cape Cod/GOM yellowtail 
flounder, Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic yellowtail flounder, GB 
winter flounder, American plaice, witch flounder, pollock, white hake, 
Atlantic halibut, Northern windowpane flounder, and Southern windowpane 
flounder for fishing years 2020-21. They will also review the 
information provided by the Council's Scallop PDT and recommend the 
overfishing levels (OFLs) and acceptable biological catches (ABCs) for 
Atlantic sea scallops for fishing years 2020-21 (default). Other 
business will be discussed as needed.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this 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 listed 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. 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 auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: September 11, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-19960 Filed 9-13-19; 8:45 am]
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