New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 53110 [2019-21649]

Download as PDF 53110 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 193 / Friday, October 4, 2019 / Notices include: Measures to mitigate impacts on Georges Bank yellowtail flounder. The group will also review the progress toward 2019 work items, make recommendations on 2020 scallop work priorities, and consider approaches for moving priorities forward (AP only). If time allows, review progress on Amendment 21 to the Scallop FMP. Other business may be discussed as necessary. 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. 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: October 1, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–21648 Filed 10–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV093 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Oct 03, 2019 Jkt 250001 be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the New Bedford Harbor Hotel, 222 Union Street, New Bedford, MA 02740; phone: (508) 999–1292. 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: 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Agenda RIN 0648–XF575 The Scallop Committee will review Framework (FW) 32 alternatives and analyses. The primary focus of this meeting will be to provide input on the range of specification alternatives. FW 32 will set specifications including ABC/ACLs, days-at-sea, access area allocations, total allowable catch for the Northern Gulf of Maine (NGOM) management area, targets for General Category incidental catch, and set-asides for the observer and research programs for fishing year 2019 and default specifications for fishing year 2020. Management measures in FW 32 include: Measures to mitigate impacts on Georges Bank yellowtail flounder. The group will also review the progress toward 2019 work items, make recommendations on 2020 scallop work priorities, and consider approaches for moving priorities forward. If time allows, review progress on Amendment 21 to the Scallop FMP. Other business may be discussed as necessary. 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. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Species Act Listing Determination for Alewife and Blueback Herring; Correction 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. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 1, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–21649 Filed 10–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [Docket No. 170718681–9471–01] National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: We, NMFS, published in the Federal Register of June 19, 2019, a ‘‘not warranted’’ 12-month finding under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus), four alewife distinct population segments (DPS), blueback herring (Alosa aestivalis), and three blueback herring DPSs. This document corrects our significant portion of its range (SPR) analyses for blueback herring. DATES: This finding was made on June 19, 2019. ADDRESSES: The status review document for alewife and blueback herring is available electronically at: https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/action/notwarranted-listing-determination-alewifeand-blueback-herring. You may also obtain a copy by submitting a request to the Protected Resources Division, NMFS GARFO, 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930, Attention: Alewife and Blueback Herring 12-month Finding. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jean Higgins, NMFS Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office, 978–281– 9345. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 19, 2019, we issued a ‘‘not warranted’’ finding for alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus), four alewife distinct population segments (DPS), blueback herring (Alosa aestivalis), and three blueback herring DPSs (84 FR 28630). In making that finding, we determined that neither blueback herring nor any of the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XV093


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 Scallop 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 24, 2019 at 8:30 
a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the New Bedford Harbor Hotel, 
222 Union Street, New Bedford, MA 02740; phone: (508) 999-1292.
    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 Scallop Committee will review Framework (FW) 32 alternatives 
and analyses. The primary focus of this meeting will be to provide 
input on the range of specification alternatives. FW 32 will set 
specifications including ABC/ACLs, days-at-sea, access area 
allocations, total allowable catch for the Northern Gulf of Maine 
(NGOM) management area, targets for General Category incidental catch, 
and set-asides for the observer and research programs for fishing year 
2019 and default specifications for fishing year 2020. Management 
measures in FW 32 include: Measures to mitigate impacts on Georges Bank 
yellowtail flounder. The group will also review the progress toward 
2019 work items, make recommendations on 2020 scallop work priorities, 
and consider approaches for moving priorities forward. If time allows, 
review progress on Amendment 21 to the Scallop FMP. Other business may 
be discussed as necessary.
    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.

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: October 1, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-21649 Filed 10-3-19; 8:45 am]
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